Gregans Castle Hotel

The Burren, Ballyvaughan, H91 CF60, 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 West of Ireland luxury, gourmet and eco 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 Lady 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, the Cliffs of Moher, Walking, Cycling, The Aran Islands, Horse Riding, Surfing, Sea Kayaking, Sea Angling & Golf at nearby Lahinch.

Bed & Breakfast from €275.00 per room per night for two sharing, dinner €85.00.

Bedrooms 15, Suites 6

Open from early February to late November.

Recent Awards:

Automobile Association 3 Rosettes for culinary excellence 2021

Georgina Campbell’s Guide Sustainability Award 2021 

Green Hospitality Silver Award 2021 

Good Hotel Guide Editor’s Choice Romantic Award 2021 

Good Hotel Guide Irish Hotel of the Year 2019 

RAI Best Hotel & Guesthouse Restaurant 2019

Georgina Campbell’s Guide Best Breakfast 2018


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 seasonal Restaurant Dinner.

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This rate is not commissionable.

from €470
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Spring in the Burren (2 Nights with 1 Dinner)

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

Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers are very welcome.

This special rate is not commissionable.

from €340
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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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Clear out the Cobwebs (Midweek 2 Nights)

2 nights bed & breakfast with 1 six course dinner and a choice of an invigorating eco-walk on the Burren or Tickets to the Cliffs of Moher, 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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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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