Gregans Castle Hotel

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

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

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. 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 and The Burrenbeo Trust. 

Awards include Food & Wine Best for Romance 2017, Georgina Campbell’s Hotel of the Year, RAI Best Hotel Restaurant 2017, Gold Medal Awards Ireland’s Best Chef 2016, AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Excellence


Simon Haden & Frederieke McMurray 

Open in 2018 from Febraury 16th to December 1st inclusive


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

Special Offers

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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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 Saturday night stays.

This rate is not commissionable.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

from €259.00
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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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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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