Gregans Castle Hotel
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Ballyvaughan, Clare, Republic of Ireland
With breathtaking views across Galway Bay and idyllically situated overlooking the unique Burren landscape, Gregans Castle Hotel, Co. Clare is the ultimate luxury and gourmet hideaway.
With breathtaking views across Galway Bay and idyllically situated overlooking the unique Burren landscape, Gregans Castle Hotel, Co. Clare is the ultimate luxury and gourmet hideaway. This award-winning hotel is ideally located from which to enjoy local attractions including the Burren, Cliffs of Moher, walking, cycling, Aran Islands, horse-riding, surfing, sea angling and golf.
Simon and Frederieke manage this oasis of comfort and offer genuine Irish hospitality, award winning innovative cooking and elegant bedrooms free from the intrusion of televisions. Antiques, modern art, turf fires, candlelight and garden flowers add to the indulgently relaxing atmosphere.
Awards include: RAI Best Chef Munster 2015, Gold Medal Awards Supreme Winner & Best Country House 2014; Food & Wine Magazine Best Restaurant & Best Chef Munster 2014; AA 3 Rosettes 2015; AA Hotel of the Year 2012, NHA Best Hotel Restaurant 2012.
Our stunning 18th century manor house is set in its own established and lovingly-attended gardens and has spectacular views that stretch across the Burren to Galway Bay. Inside, you’ll find welcoming open fires, candlelight and striking decoration ranging from modern art to antique furniture to pretty garden flowers adorning the rooms.
Gregans Castle has long been a source of inspiration for its visitors. Guests have included JRR Tolkien, who is said to have been influenced by the Burren when writing The Lord of the Ring, as well as other revered artists and writers like CS Lewis and Seamus Heaney. As for the guests of today: with warm Irish hospitality, stylish accommodation, outstanding service and exceptional find dining in their award winning restaurant.
Gregans Caslte truly is a country house of the 21st century. You can do nothing or everything here. And whatever you choose, Gregans Castle would like you to join them in celebrating all that is wondrous and beautiful in this truly exceptional place.