It’s officially autumn, which is the perfect time to treat yourself to a relaxing staycation.
Whether you’re planning a fun weekend break with your best pals, a romantic night away with your partner, or an exciting trip with your family, these gorgeous hotels showcase the very best Ireland has to offer.
Take a look at our top spots for a getaway this autumn:
1. DUBL!N ONE Hotel
This new, modern 163-bedroom hotel, which was opened in February 2022, is designed for creative minds and social spirits.
DUBL!N ONE offers unique, stimulating stays for guests who are hungry for more. Cosy rooms, great coffee, and a courtyard to soak up some culture in the heart of one of Dublin’s most creative neighbourhoods.
On the corner of Dorset Street and North Circular Road, DUBL!N ONE is a real hub for creative types, brimming with artisanal cafes, pop-up galleries, and local eateries.
DUBL!N ONE offers a range of rooms from cosy doubles to roomy suites, all complete with modern finishings and leafy cityscape views, this hotel will definitely make it a night to remember.
The modern and contemporary Botanical restaurant offers guests an eclectic and vibrant experience with a commitment to use locally sourced ingredients across all of their menus.
Their onsite Cloud Picker coffee dock is perfect for a ‘grab & go’ option for the early mornings with a great selection of premade sandwiches and salads but they offer a ‘lazy brunch’ option from 7am until 12:30pm every day before moving to all day dining with lunch served until 4pm when their incredible dinner offering is then available for the remainder of the day.
One of the best parts of this hotel has to be the mouth-watering cocktail menu created by their award-winning mixologist Matheus.
They currently have an ‘End of Summer’ sale promotion with 20% off Bed & Brunch.
DUBL!N ONE is also located beside the iconic Big Tree pub, freshly renovated while keeping the traditional Irish pub feel, which is a great spot to soak up some live music every weekend.
The hotel is only a 5-minute walk to Croke Park, so if you’re heading to any of the Garth Brooks concerts be sure to check it out. They have live music before and after the concert and Garth Brooks themed cocktails – it’s the perfect pre and post-concert venue!
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2. The Ice House Hotel
A world away from the hustle and bustle of the city, right on the banks of the River Moy with stunning views across the water, the Ice House Hotel allows all stress to drift away in a place of unhurried peace and easy natural beauty.
Delicious food and drink, first class service and an award-winning boutique spa create a destination full of character, luxury and charm in the heart of North Mayo.
Ballina and North Mayo offer an abundance of places to explore, from picturesque beauty spots to museums, parks, leisurely strolls and sightseeing by bike on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Easing tired muscles after a day of outdoor adventure is a pleasure at Chill Spa at the Ice House.
Chill Spa at the Ice House is designed to make the most of their location with a recently refurbished spa terrace that is perched beautifully on the River Moy and includes hot-tubs, relaxing chairs and four outdoor seaweed baths, all of which allow guests to enjoy the fresh air and stunning river and woodland views in the most relaxing way.
Inside you will find cosy treatment rooms offering VOYA treatments and rituals, a steam room, two relaxation rooms with river views, a dark relaxation room and a bespoke wellness pod for couples treatments.
Dining is a pleasure at the Ice House where first class service meets exceptional views and menus that always focus on the seasonal and local. Lunch is served daily from 1pm with dinner every evening from 6 pm, Sunday lunch can be enjoyed from 1pm-3pm.
Steeped in history, the Ice House Hotel is an eclectic marriage of contemporary chic and traditional elegance.
It’s the little things that matter at the Ice House with quirky details, original artwork, luxurious goose down duvets and waterside hot tubs and seaweed baths all creating the sense that you have arrived somewhere very special indeed.
And if you’re looking for the ultimate relaxing weekend away the autumn, Audrey O’Connor’s Three-day Wellness Weekend returns to the Ice House Hotel from Friday, October 7 until Sunday, October 9.
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3. The Marine Boutique Hotel
Located in the beautiful seaside town of Ballybunion, on the Wild Atlantic Way, the Marine Boutique Hotel enchants guests with views of stunning coastline.
Escape reality with a warm welcome, elegant dining and intimate bedrooms.
Whether you choose to dine, drink or stay with the Marine Boutique Hotel, we are sure that it will be an experience you will never forget.
Cakes are baked in the hotel’s inhouse bakery by their dedicated team. Enjoy their specialty coffee blend, served to you by the wonderful baristas who will ensure your coffee every bit as delicious as the cake you will surely enjoy with it.
Their outdoor pods are the perfect place to sit and enjoy the panoramic views of Ballybunion’s world famous beaches and Cliffs.
Relax in the Marine Boutique Hotel lounge with a style that invites you to linger over your favourite coffee or tea.
The Marine Restaurant’s elegant and relaxed atmosphere welcomes guests with spectacular views of the Wild Atlantic Sea. Close to the main street, it is perfectly located to attract guests for lunch or dinner.
The symphony of Irish and international cuisine creates an exquisite fine dining experience for guests. With locally sourced produce and fresh local fish, the Marine Restaurant presents a unique menu boasting signature flavours with Wild Atlantic Way influences.
Their famous sirloin steaks, fresh fish and vegetarian dishes feature on our extensive menu.
There is a currently a Couples 2 night getaway at the Marine Boutique Hotel on the seafront. The offer includes:
- Luxurious room with a view of the Wild Atlantic Ocean
- Gourmet breakfast provided both mornings
- Romantic dinner for 2 on 1 evening of your choice
- Fresh homemade cookies on arrival
This package is available throughout the winter season, with the choice of either Thursday & Friday night or Friday & Saturday night, for just €350.
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4. Hotel Doolin
Hotel Doolin: Bringing People together to make magic memories…
Hotel Doolin is Ireland’s greenest business 2022 and the first certified carbon neutral hotel in Ireland.
Doolin Village lies at the foot of the Cliffs of Moher with the wilds of the Burren at its back and the beauty of the Aran Islands just a short boat ride away.
Doolin is also renowned for its music with live music in all the village pubs every night of the year.
The Hotel Doolin streetscape is a village within the village with 17 boutique bedrooms, self-catering houses and a guesthouse as well as Fitz’s Pub, Glas Restaurant, Stonewall Wine Bar & Pizzeria & Coffee House, The Attic Live Music venue and Ireland’s premier alternative & sustainable wedding and events venue, The Barn.
Hotel Doolin has won multiple awards over the years for its food, service and sustainable ethos including being listed in the McKenna Guide’s Ireland’s 100 Best, Tripadvisor’s Best Small Hotel and Ireland’s Greenest Hotel at the Gold Medal Awards.
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