We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Old Ground

Show Prices
#1 of 9 Hotels in Ennis
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
The Old Ground
The Old Ground
Panoramas (15)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,429 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for The Old Ground
See the most recent reviews
Showing 1,396: English reviews
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

This is a quiet hidden gem in the charming town of Enis. The staff is attentive and the food is very good. A great stop on your travels through Ireland. Find your way to a pub for a Guiness and Irish music.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kathie M
Galway
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here May bank holiday weekend. Fabulous hotel. Room decorated to the highest standard. Staff were all really friendly. Location right in the middle of the town. Plenty of parking. The only thing I faulted was that the hotel bar was so busy, it was hard to get a seat. However this is a good complaint as they are obviously...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank AmandaCryan
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Booked in here for 2 nights, what a lovely old world place. Stayed on the 4th floor, the room was very good, although the bathroom was fairly average, the view was not good, The room was serviced to a good standard and the bed was very comfy, the meals at breakfast were very good as was the meals in the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Casino2470
Camarillo, California
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Our first two nights in Ireland. We stayed here on a recommendation from friends and we were not disappointed. We had an extra large suite thanks to our travel agent letting them know we were celebrating an anniversary. From check in to check out service was remarkable. Our favorite part was The Poets Corner pub, through a door off the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here whilst visiting Ireland for work. Friendly staff at reception, good clean modern room with free wifi and large bathroom. Free wifi in room too. If I had to find a fault the bar/restaurant was far to busy as it is also a public house. There was no room service on offer either to my knowledge. Would recommend it...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mark J
MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old Ground, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Many thanks for posting such a positive review - we are delighted that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay. We have a talented team of chefs using the very best of local produce in three different outlets in the hotel. I am sorry if it appeared too busy for you to have an opportunity to experience our...

Kilkee, Ireland
Reviewed 16 June 2015

had a nice lunch here menu very varied main course for €9.95 had lovely choices I went for the beef stroganoff then had lovely chocolate cake with orange sorbet which was the best €5.50 charged instead of menu price of €5.25

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Tim B
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

We had our wedding reception in June this yr in the og. The professionalism demonstrated was second to none. Mainly we dealt with Phil in the lead up to the big day. Nothing was too big an ask for her. She was so helpful, pleasant and efficient to deal with. As was john when we dealt with him in the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Deirdre15
MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at your wedding on Tripadvisor. Our team really enjoyed looking after you on the day and it is much appreciated that you would do a review. I hope you have a wonderful holiday and look forward to welcoming you soon again, Best regards

Durants Neck, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Nice hotel. Comfortable room with large sitting area. Wonderful old hotel. Rooms are spacious. With coffee service, 2 TV's, and a large bathroom with shower. Our room was 403. The beds were very comfortable and firm mattress as well as firm pillows. Linens were up scale, and the towels were large and fluffy. We really enjoyed walking the streets early...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank trflyer
Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I used the hotel for a family event. The venue was clean and welcoming and the staff were excellent both during the booking process and on the day of the event. They were friendly and professional and could not have been more helpful.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 110Helen2014
Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed here one night. We were greeted by a friendly reception lady who signed us up for a late dinner in the restaurant. We ate lunch in the Poet's Corner when we got there which has the dark wood and cozy nooks throughout. We had a warm Brie with currant jelly sandwich, and it was served...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Elizabeth T

721 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (297)
Viewed
Bathroom (30)
Viewed
Room/Suite (68)
Viewed
Dining (19)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (65)
Viewed
View from Room (6)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (6)
Viewed
Other (103)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (406)
Viewed
Amenities (15)
Viewed
Bridal Suite (38)
Viewed
Executive King Room (35)
Viewed
Junior Suite (41)
Viewed
King Deluxe Room (30)
Viewed
Dining (63)
Viewed
Standard Double Room (30)
Viewed
Standard Double Single Room (34)
Viewed
Suite (45)
Viewed
The Hotel (75)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (18)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Ennis
3.0 km away
Hotel Woodstock
Hotel Woodstock
#3 of 9 in Ennis
264 reviews
0.1 km away
Temple Gate Hotel
Temple Gate Hotel
#2 of 9 in Ennis
763 reviews
2.5 km away
Auburn Lodge Hotel & Leisure Centre
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
8.4 km away
Dromoland Castle Hotel
Dromoland Castle Hotel
#1 of 2 in Newmarket-on-Fergus
2,896 reviews
0.5 km away
Ashford Court Boutique Hotel
1.3 km away
Treacys West County Conference & Leisure Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Town Hall Cafe
Town Hall Cafe
Cuisines: Irish, European, Soups
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4* Old Ground Hotel is located in the centre of Ennis town, just 20 minutes from Shannon International Airport. With 83 newly refurbished deluxe rooms, a restaurant with superb cuisine, it is within easy reach of The Wild Atlantic Way, The Cliffs of Moher and magnificent and challenging links golf courses. The Old Ground Hotel is an elegant and stylish retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Ground

Address: O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Price Range: RM411 - RM804 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ground 4*
Number of rooms: 110
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Agoda, Expedia, Orbitz and HotelQuickly so you can book your The Old Ground reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Old Ground Hotel Ennis
Old Ground Ennis
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Old Ground staff and other travellers.
14 questions
Ask a question
Boston, Massachusetts
Phoenix, Arizona
Kilkenny, Ireland
over a year ago
Dublin

See all questions (14)

Questions? Get answers from The Old Ground staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“404 was recently refurbished. Heated tile on the floor of the bathroom! room 523 was VERY spacious”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieO730, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you have heavy luggage ask for a room near the lifts. Corridors are long with lots of heavy fire doors.”
  • Spacious room with bathroom, tv, etc
  • Great window seat
  • Spacious room with plenty of seating
  • Spotless bathroom with full size bath and floor was warm!
 of 5 bubbles SweersLyn, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best views over the garden and church.”
 of 5 bubbles 39ciarans, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Hotel is located just across from the church/cathedral.”
 of 5 bubbles entersandlady, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the Cathedral are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles nd20172017, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
5 of 5