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Scholars Townhouse Hotel

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Kings Street, Drogheda,
Mr Mark McGowan
T: +353(0)419835410

The award winning Scholars Townhouse Hotel was built in 1867 and has been tastefully renovated in a modern style, whilst retaining its historic charm, by the McGowan family who own and manage the hotel.

Originally built in 1867, the Scholars Townhouse Hotel's charming building has been tastefully renovated in a modern style, whilst retaining its historic charm, with stained glass windows and high covered ceilings.

Scholars Townhouse Hotel occupies a privileged position in the centre of the historic town of Drogheda, County Louth, only 20 minutes from Dublin airport via the nearby M1 motorway. This award winning hotel has been described as ‘an oasis of relaxation in the heart of the vibrant town of Drogheda'. The McGowan family (Martin, Patricia, Mark and Glenn) who own and manage the hotel, have fully modernised the building and created the rich, classic and comfortable interior which you experience today. The 16 ensuite rooms encompass the entire range of single, double, twin, family and special needs. Each is richly and tastefully decorated with all modern conveniences.

Scholars Townhouse Hotel hosts undoubtedly Drogheda's most outstanding restaurant in terms of food, décor and service, as an all-in dining experience it is second to none. Ceiling frescoes and murals depicting the Battle of the Boyne set the tone of this large room, which is set up with linen table cloths and gleaming glasses.

Local tourist attractions vary from an array of links golf courses, to famous historic sites such as Newgrange, the Hill of Tara, Slane Castle and the famous Battle of the Boyne site.