Gregans Castle Hotel

The Burren, Ballyvaughan, Co.Clare, Co. Clare
Tel: +353 (0)65-7077005 Email: 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 in the west of Ireland.

Simon and Freddie, together with their staff manage this oasis of comfort and offer genuine Irish hospitality, award-winning innovative cooking and elegant bedrooms free from the intrusion of televisions. Antiques, an eclectic art collection, open fires, candles, jugs of flowers and Shelley the cat add to the indulgently relaxing atmosphere.

Located on the Wild Atlantic Way and the Burren Food Trail, Gregans Castle is the ideal base from which to enjoy the Burren, the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands, walking, cycling, horse-riding, surfing, sea angling, golf.

Bed & Breakfast from €245 per room per night for two sharing, with dinner from €45 to €75 

Bedrooms 15, Suites 6

Open from February 15th to November 30th inclusive.

Recent Awards:

Good Hotel Guide Irish Hotel of the Year 2019

Georgina Campbell’s Best Breakfast 2018

AA 3 Rosettes for culinary excellence 2018

Green Hospitality Silver Award 2018

Food & Wine Best for Romance 2017. 


Simon Haden & Frederieke McMurray 

General Manager:

Ken Bergin  


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


Special Offers

1 Night's Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

This very special rate includes 1 nights Bed & Breakfast with a gourmet Restaurant Dinner, Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary Wifi.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This rate is not commissionable.

Recently awarded "Best Hotel Restaurant, Ireland, 2017"; Georgina Campbell's "Hotel of the Year" and "Irish Breakfast Award".

from €379.00
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Spring in the Burren (2 Nights)

Two nights Luxurious Accommodation, two Full Irish Breakfasts, a gourmet Restaurant Dinner on one evening, Evening Turndown Service and Complimentary WiFi.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This special rate is not commissionable.

from €269.00
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Romance in the Stones (2 Nights)

Treat the one you love to the quintessential romantic hideaway with this very special package from award winning Gregans Castle Hotel, The Good Hotel Guide, Irish Hotel of the Year for 2019. Gregans Castle offers a seductive combination of quiet luxury, beauty, culture, style, tranquillity and eco sustainability in the breathtaking setting of the Burren. With award winning cuisine created by Chef Robbie McCauley, you are guaranteed to capture their heart completely with a romantic dinner in our Restaurant (AA 3 Rosettes and winner of RAI Best Hotel Restaurant in Ireland 2019).

Package includes:

  • 2 Nights Luxurious Accommodation,
  • A bottle of Fleury organic Champagne in your room on arrival,
  • A 9 Course Tasting Dinner for two,
  • Daily a la carte breakfast for two in the privacy of your own room,
  • A half days guided walk on The Burren,
  • Late checkout up to 2.00pm on day of departure,
  • 200g Luxurious Galway made Cloon Keen scented Candle in elegant Presentation Box.
Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This package is not commissionable.

from €360.00
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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 €330.00
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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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