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Southern Ireland Highlights

County ClareKing Johns Castle in LimerickSelf-Drive VacationDublinDublinLimerick, IrelandKinsaleAdare Manor
R/t, per person, based on 2 traveling incl. taxes & fees. Restrictions + addt’l bag fees apply. Travel Mar 2016.

Explore the magical cities of Ennis, Dublin, Kinsale and Limerick during this 6-8 night vacation to Southern Ireland!

When you land at Shannon Airport you will pick up your rental car that will be yours for the duration of your trip.  Take the 20 minute drive to your home for the first night; the 4-star Old Ground Hotel in Ennis.

Next, you will spend two nights at the Citywest Hotel in the capital city of Dublin.  You will be on 380 acres of picturesque parkland but also a short distance from the bustling city center.

After breakfast drive south to Kinsale for a night at the 4-star Actons Hotel.  Kinsale is a historic town renowned for its beautiful and rugged coastline.  The winding streets are all lined with quaint shops filled with crafts, paintings and locally designed fashions for you to check out. 

Your final two nights in Ireland will be at the luxurious Adare Manor in the city of Limerick.  While at Adare you will experience unbeatable service and 5-star accommodations.  Set on an 840-acre estate you will be surrounded by a championship golf course, beautiful medieval ruins, a perfect river for trout fishing and more!

6 night option includes:

Accommodations:

  • 1 night at the Old Ground Hotel, Ennis (breakfast included)
  • 2 nights at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin (room only)
  • 1 night at the Actons Hotel, Kinsale (room only)
  • 2 nights at Adare Manor, Limerick (room only)

Transportation:

  • Round-trip economy class airfare from Boston (BOS) to Shannon (SNN)
  • Manual shift economy car rental for duration

EXTEND YOUR TRIP to 7 nights- Add an extra night at the 4-star Old Ground Hotel in Ennis.  Choose 7 nights on the booking calendar.

EXTEND YOUR TRIP to 8 nights- Add 2 extra nights at the International Hotel in Killarney.  Choose 8 nights on the booking calendar.

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Old Ground Hotel - Ennis, Ireland
Old Ground Hotel
Location: This 4-star hotel is located in Ennis, County Clare in the West of Ireland.  Ennis is a city full of winding streets to explore and this hotel is ideally situated right in the center!  It is close to Clare Museum, Ennis Friary, and the Midwestern Regional Hospital.  You will also be close to the Ennis Golf Club and Woodstock Golf and Country Club.  Shannon Airport is about a 20 minute drive away.
 
Overview:  The Old Ground Hotel offers guests complimentary Wi-Fi, beautiful accommodations and a list of hotel features.  For dining, try out the Town Hall Bistro for a casual meal.  There is also the Poets Corner for lunch, dinner or just drinks!   It is a former manor house that dates as far back as the 18th century, so you will still find some hints in its style. 
Hotel Amenities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 105
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Exhibit space
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free guest parking during stay
  • Patio
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Year Built 1700
  • Security guard
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoke-free property (fines apply)
  • Wedding services
Room Amenities
  • Premium TV channels
  • Separate sitting area
  • Multi-line phone
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Wake-up calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower only
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Trouser press
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Television
  • Window opens
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room safe
Hotel Location
Citywest Hotel-Dublin - Dublin, Ireland
Citywest Hotel-Dublin
LOCATION:
Situated on 380 acres of majestic parkland, Citywest Hotel is a truly unique property, located just 20 minutes from both Dublin City and Dublin International Airport – and with its easy access to the extensive Irish road network, it provides an ideal base for visiting Dublin and making day trips to other cities – including Kilkenny, Belfast, Cork and Galway. From the hotel you can also reach Dublin City via LUAS (Light Rail), just minutes from the hotel entrance.  
 
PROPERTY OVERVIEW:
Citywest Hotel combines the old world charm of a country house hotel with state-of-the-art amenities and a full array of special services. It features 774 well-appointed guestrooms, dining options that include Asian, Mediterranean and traditional Irish, free parking and WiFi access, an 18-hole Christy O'Connor Jr.-designed Championship golf course and complimentary access to a fully equipped Leisure Center, with a 65-foot heated indoor pool, fitness center and spa treatment rooms. 

 

Hotel Amenities
  • Clubhouse Elevator/lift
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Picnic area
  • Shopping on site
  • Suitable for children swimming pool - indoor
  • Television in lobby
  • 24-hour business center
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Ballroom(s) Bar/lounge Conference center
  • Creche (nursery)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Golf course on site
  • Meeting facilities
Room Amenities
  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom phone
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk Electronic/magnetic keys
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Trouser press
  • Window opens
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Hair dryer
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Premium television channel(s)
  • Satellite television service
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
Hotel Location
Actons Hotel - Kinsale, Ireland
Actons Hotel

LOCATION:

Situated in the heart of Kinsale, Actons Hotel is spectacularly located overlooking Kinsale Harbor, close to Desmond Castle, Charles Fort, James Fort and Kinsale Golf Club.

PROPERTY OVERVIEW:

Actons Hotel is ideally situated for a hotel break in Kinsale, the historic and fine food capital of Ireland. Set in the midst of lovely landscaped gardens, this smoke-free, recently renovated hotel features 73 comfortable and tastefully furnished guestrooms, incorporating a wide range of design styles. Dining options include the award-winning Captain's Table Restaurant, and the contemporary Waterfront Bar Bistro. The hotel's Health & Fitness Leisure Club offers a 50-foot indoor swimming pool, separate children's pool, fully equipped fitness center, steam room, sauna and heated whirlpool spa, plus an outdoor hot tub.

 

 

 

Hotel Amenities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Garden Patio
  • Smoke-free property
  • Suitable for children
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Television in lobby
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free self parking nearby
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Luggage storage
Room Amenities
  • Bathtub only
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Window opens
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting / adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Satellite TV service
  • Wake-up calls
Hotel Location
Adare Manor - Adare, Ireland
Adare Manor

LOCATION:  Located just a thirty minute drive from Shannon International Airport, Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort is an ideal gateway to Ireland's great South West.

PROPERTY OVERVIEW:  Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort offers guests world class facilities which include a variety of accommodations to suit your needs, a magnificent Robert Trent Jones St. designed championship golf course, luxurious treatment rooms, several fine restaurants, entertaining bars, and many more activities to fill your days and evenings. As rich in beauty as it is in history, Adare Manor is an architectural masterpiece of towers, turrets, and stonework ornamentation surrounded by breathtaking gardens, majestic trees and fascinating ruins dating back over eight hundred years. The legendary 18th-century Manor is perched along the River Maigue and has been lovingly transformed from a private home into one of the world's premier luxury resorts, all the while maintaining that special essence which is so uniquely Adare. Adare Manor was recently voted the 4th Best Golf Resort by prestigious Conde Nast Traveler Readers Poll, and has earned this honor by consistently providing the highest possible standards of service and facilities in Ireland's most breathtaking setting. An RAC Five Star hotel and a member of the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World organization, this luxury Castle Hotel provides you with an elegant yet relaxing atmosphere for a truly memorable stay.

While staying in one of the Manor's 62 luxurious hotel bedrooms, you are certain to spend your stay enjoying every possible comfort. The Manor bedrooms are the most exclusive accommodation on the resort property. Set in a unique and grand Gothic style Manor house, you feel like you are in the most elegant castle imaginable. The hallways are made of stone and wood and the ceilings soar high above you, as you wander to your historical bedroom. Enjoy a candlelit dinner for two in the romantic Oak Room restaurant, casual dining in the Carriage House restaurant or if you wish to entertain a larger party in the regal splendor of the Gallery, we will exceed your needs with elegance and style.

*Check-in is at 4:00pm

*Voted the #6 Hotel in Ireland by TripAdvisor for 2015.

 

Hotel Amenities
  • Business center
  • Internet Access
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Golf- Course
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Library
  • Business Center
  • High-Speed internet access
Room Amenities
  • Bathrobes (on request)
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Slippers
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room Service
Hotel Location

Day 1: Travel to Ireland on an overnight flight.

Day 2: The first night of your Ireland vacation tour will be spent in Ennis, County Clare. Clare is home to the Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland’s most celebrated attractions. Clare is a scenic and picturesque area along the west coast and is only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport.

Days 3 and 4: Take the drive across Ireland to the capital city of Dublin for your next two nights. You will be able to explore all of the iconic sites including Trinity College, the Guinness Storehouse, the Jameson Distillery and others. Take a stroll down Grafton Street for some authentic Irish souvenirs to bring home to your family and friends.

Day 5: The drive from Dublin to Kinsale will be about an hour. Kinsale is a quaint fishing village on the southern coast of Ireland. Relax and bask in the sun before heading to Limerick.

Days 6 and 7: The final two nights of this Ireland vacation tour will be at the 5-star Adare Manor in County Limerick. This 840-acre property will amaze you while the adorable village of Adare will leave you with a comfortable “home-away-from-home” feeling. On the manor property you will have the opportunity to ride horses, go hiking, swimming and more. Take a day-trip into the city of Limerick, visit King Johns Castle, Trim Castle and the Treaty Stone.

Day 8: Return to America today after your week of traveling.