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The Old Ground

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Stayed 2 nights in late April 2015. Recommend this hotel without hesitation. The word old in its name doesn't suit. Certainly it has some history but it is very clean and tidy. Staff polite and helpful. A stones throw from the shops. 2 lounges off main entry is a must to relax in and soak up the ambience. Quaint hotel...

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Reviewed 8 May 2015

We stayed at The Old Ground last weekend. We could see that it is a very popular hotel for older guests and repeat customers, but is also well suited for travelers. You can tell that the management makes sure things stay running smoothly and that customer service is high on their priority list. The hotel also has restaurant, which looked...

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Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with my boyfriend for the bank holiday weekend. Nice old school hotel with loads of character. Experienced an issue with our room on the first night, the staff were sincerely apologetic and we were upgraded to a suite. Overall a great stay and would recommend dinner in The Town Hall.

1Thank Leannwalsh
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This was our favourite Hotel on our Tour of Ireland. The place has such charm and character (though can feel a bit like a maze at first). Old Ground is beautiful, perfectly located and the staff could not have been nicer. The rooms were spacious and well appointed, beds and pillows were comfortable. Hotel bar was handy and again the...

1Thank Liz J
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Review of Old Ground Inn The Old Ground Inn caters to the tour bus crowd and it shows in worn hallway carpets and faded dining room draperies and furniture, but the hotel has so many positives that it’s easy to overlook these negatives. A 30 minute drive to the Shannon Airport, it is centrally located for visits to the Cliffs...

1Thank chitowngirl55
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 May 2015

From NYC, I visited Ennis to attend a cousin's wedding at Christmas-time. Someone recommended this hotel as a great value with a central location. I am so happy with the recommendation and I am happy to recommend this hotel to others. The service was amazing and I loved the festive, Christmas atmosphere in the lobby both at tea time and...

1Thank Julie B
Kopervik, Norway
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Was treated to a 4 nights stay at this charming old Hotel, located in Ennis city centre. The location is great, the rooms are very clean and the staff is very professional. My room was probably not the best one at the hotel (almost below ground floor with windows towards the hotel parking). I usually have problem sleeping away, but...

1Thank Einar S
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

We spent only one night prior to (sadly) flying out of Ireland from Shannon airport. We found the staff to be very helpful and friendly, and the room was quite comfortable. The pub was a good one. But we had an excellent and memorable meal at the hotel restaurant. The menu reflected a very creative approach to the new Irish...

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

This is the perfect place to stay. The hotel boast lots of history, has been renovated , very clean, spacious room with queen bed and a twin bed, coffee maker , reading chair and table, desk safe and wardrobe. The bathroom has a shower/ tub combination . 10 minute walk from train station or 5 euro cab ride, hotel is...

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Blarney, Ireland
Reviewed 27 April 2015

The Old Ground is a lovely busy hotel. The outside is attractive, and lives up to expectations. The inside is well-maintained. The staff are friendly and efficient. The room itself was spacious and the bed beautifully made up and comfortable. It was also quiet regardless that the hotel was busy. The restaurant was fully booked but we expected this as...

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MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old Ground, responded to this review

Dear Maria, thank you so much for sharing such a positive review of our property - our team are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. It is our policy to have full length mirrors in all the rooms and I am sorry that you were allocated a room that was waiting for a replacement mirror which was quickly...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Town Hall Cafe
Town Hall Cafe
Cuisines: Irish, European, British, Soups
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Price Range: RM395 - RM604 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ground 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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“If flying from Shannon and this is your last night, consider booking in Limerick. Only slightly farther.”
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“If disabled ask for room which can be accessed by lift and ask for shower or wet room.”
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“Ask for a room on one of the lower floors. My room on the top floor was quite small”
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“Overlooking the garden. When the pub closes, you might hear some chatter/noise”
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