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Gregans Castle Hotel

The Burren, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Tel: +353 (0)65-7077005 Email: stay@gregans.ie Website: WWW.GREGANS.IE

With breathtaking views across Galway Bay and idyllically situated overlooking the unique Burren landscape, this is the ultimate luxury and gourmet hideaway.

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.

Located on the Wild Atlantic Way and the Burren Food Trail. Halfway point between Kerry & Connemara. The ideal location from which to enjoy the Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Walking, Cycling, the Aran Islands, Horse Riding, Surfing, Sea Angling, Golf. Members of The Burren Ecotourism Network.

Awards include: Georgina Campbell’s Hotel of the Year 2016; Irish Restaurant Awards Best Hotel Restaurant Ireland 2016; 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.

Proprietors:

Simon Haden & Frederieke McMurray

Directions:

  • On N67, 5km south of Ballyvaughan village.
  • Only 1 hour from Shannon airport and 2.5 hours from Dublin.

Click here for Garmin sat nav

Special Offers

Last Minute Advance Purchase Bed & Breakfast Rate (Room Per Night)

Very SPECIAL RATE per Room per night and inclusive of Full Irish Breakfast, Evening Turndown Service, Complimentary WiFi and all taxes and service. Please note that full prepayment is required at time of booking.

This rate carries a 30 day cancellation policy. At the time of booking 3% will be charged by Net Affinity (this is portion is non refundable) and 97% will be charged by Gregans Castle Hotel. This will be refunded if the booking is cancelled 30 days or more prior to arrival.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

Recently awarded Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year" and "Irish Breakfast Award".

This rate is not commissionable.

from €199.00
Book Now

1 Night's Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

This very special rate includes 1 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Restaurant Dinner cooked by 3 AA Rosette Chef David Hurley, Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary Wifi.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This rate is not commissionable.
 
Recently awarded Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year" and "Irish Breakfast Award".

from €349.00
Book Now

Clear out the Cobwebs (Midweek 2 Nights)

2 nights bed & breakfast with 1 six course dinner and an invigorating eco-walk on the Burren with the resident hotel guide followed by a tea and cake by the fire, to help shake the winter blues and emerge relaxed and reinvigorated to face the coming year. Treat yourself. 

This is a Midweek rate and is not available for Friday and Saturday night stays.

This rate is not commissionable.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year for 2016"

Awarded, AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Mastery and Excellence 2016

from €259.00
Book Now

Spring in the Burren (2 Nights)

Two nights Luxurious Accommodation, two Full Irish Breakfasts, a gourmet Restaurant Dinner cooked by 3 AA Rosette Chef David Hurley on one evening, Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This special rate is not commissionable.

Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year for 2016"

Awarded, AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Mastery and Excellence 2016



from €259.00
Book Now

Discover the Hidden Treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way (2 Nights)

2 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Dinner on 1 evening and a 3 hour dramatic Burren mountain guided walk overlooking Galway Bay and the Aran Islands and a 1 hour boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher.
Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.


Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is a 2,500km driving route along the Atlantic seaboard from Donegal to Cork. Gregans Castle Hotel is located midway along the route and only an hour north of Shannon Airport.

This special package includes 2 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Dinner on an evening of your choice and a 3 hour dramatic Burren mountain guided walk overlooking Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. We are also including a 1 hour boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher. Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.


At your own pace you can also explore the Burren Food Trail. Meet some of the artisan food producers and visit some of the many great farmers markets, cafes, pubs and restaurants that make up this food network.

Alternatively drive to the top of the Cliffs of Moher, stop by at Poulnabrone Dolmen (at 6,000 years, older than the pyramids !), Caherconnell Stone Fort (where they have sheepdog demonstrations) and the Aillwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre or listen to Irish music in nearby Doolin.

In the evening enjoy the award winning cooking of Chef David Hurley in our restaurant overlooking the Ballyvaughan valley and Galway Bay and settle in for the evening by the peat fire in our cosy Corkscrew Bar. Please contact us in advance to make dinner reservations.

When booking please state the preferred days of your guided walk (morning or afternoon) and your boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher and we will confirm these back to you. Alternatively we can book these on arrival at the hotel subject to availability. Note: If weather does not permit the boat cruise to run a credit will be given. The Guided Walk is not suitable for young children.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year for 2016"

Awarded, AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Mastery and Excellence 2015


These rates are not commissionable.

from €329.00
Book Now

3 Nights with 2 Dinners and a Burren Walk

3 nights Bed & Breakfast with Dinner on two evenings and including a half day's guided walk on the Burren (at an easy pace) with our next door neighbour and  local character Shane Connolly.

When booking please state preferred date of you guided walk and we will confirm this back to.

This rate is not commissionable.


from €303.00
Book Now

Last Minute Advance Purchase Bed & Breakfast Rate (Room Per Night)

Very SPECIAL RATE per Room per night and inclusive of Full Irish Breakfast, Evening Turndown Service, Complimentary WiFi and all taxes and service. Please note that full prepayment is required at time of booking.

This rate carries a 30 day cancellation policy. At the time of booking 3% will be charged by Net Affinity (this is portion is non refundable) and 97% will be charged by Gregans Castle Hotel. This will be refunded if the booking is cancelled 30 days or more prior to arrival.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

Recently awarded Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year" and "Irish Breakfast Award".

This rate is not commissionable.

from €199.00
Book Now

1 Night's Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

This very special rate includes 1 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Restaurant Dinner cooked by 3 AA Rosette Chef David Hurley, Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary Wifi.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This rate is not commissionable.
 
Recently awarded Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year" and "Irish Breakfast Award".

from €349.00
Book Now

Clear out the Cobwebs (Midweek 2 Nights)

2 nights bed & breakfast with 1 six course dinner and an invigorating eco-walk on the Burren with the resident hotel guide followed by a tea and cake by the fire, to help shake the winter blues and emerge relaxed and reinvigorated to face the coming year. Treat yourself. 

This is a Midweek rate and is not available for Friday and Saturday night stays.

This rate is not commissionable.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year for 2016"

Awarded, AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Mastery and Excellence 2016

from €259.00
Book Now

Spring in the Burren (2 Nights)

Two nights Luxurious Accommodation, two Full Irish Breakfasts, a gourmet Restaurant Dinner cooked by 3 AA Rosette Chef David Hurley on one evening, Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This special rate is not commissionable.

Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year for 2016"

Awarded, AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Mastery and Excellence 2016



from €259.00
Book Now

Discover the Hidden Treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way (2 Nights)

2 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Dinner on 1 evening and a 3 hour dramatic Burren mountain guided walk overlooking Galway Bay and the Aran Islands and a 1 hour boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher.
Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.


Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is a 2,500km driving route along the Atlantic seaboard from Donegal to Cork. Gregans Castle Hotel is located midway along the route and only an hour north of Shannon Airport.

This special package includes 2 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Dinner on an evening of your choice and a 3 hour dramatic Burren mountain guided walk overlooking Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. We are also including a 1 hour boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher. Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.


At your own pace you can also explore the Burren Food Trail. Meet some of the artisan food producers and visit some of the many great farmers markets, cafes, pubs and restaurants that make up this food network.

Alternatively drive to the top of the Cliffs of Moher, stop by at Poulnabrone Dolmen (at 6,000 years, older than the pyramids !), Caherconnell Stone Fort (where they have sheepdog demonstrations) and the Aillwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre or listen to Irish music in nearby Doolin.

In the evening enjoy the award winning cooking of Chef David Hurley in our restaurant overlooking the Ballyvaughan valley and Galway Bay and settle in for the evening by the peat fire in our cosy Corkscrew Bar. Please contact us in advance to make dinner reservations.

When booking please state the preferred days of your guided walk (morning or afternoon) and your boat cruise under the Cliffs of Moher and we will confirm these back to you. Alternatively we can book these on arrival at the hotel subject to availability. Note: If weather does not permit the boat cruise to run a credit will be given. The Guided Walk is not suitable for young children.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year for 2016"

Awarded, AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Mastery and Excellence 2015


These rates are not commissionable.

from €329.00
Book Now

3 Nights with 2 Dinners and a Burren Walk

3 nights Bed & Breakfast with Dinner on two evenings and including a half day's guided walk on the Burren (at an easy pace) with our next door neighbour and  local character Shane Connolly.

When booking please state preferred date of you guided walk and we will confirm this back to.

This rate is not commissionable.


from €303.00
Book Now

Ireland's Blue Book is a collection of Irish Country House Hotels, Historic Manor Houses, Castles and Restaurants located throughout the island of Ireland. Below is a full list of our houses and restaurants and the map above shows each of their locations.
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