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On the edge of beautiful, scenic Connemara and with magnificent sea views over Ardbear Bay, this charming hotel offers individually decorated rooms with attached bathroom and a superb award-winning restaurant. Free WiFi is accessible throughout.

The Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant is located on the constantly changing Ardbear Bay, 1.6 mi from the lively town of Clifden, known as the Capital of Connemara.

Each of the well-appointed rooms with attached bathroom has its own unique charm and some overlook the bay.

The hotel also has a snooker room, a well-stocked bar and 3 charming and comfortable lounges with open turf fires. There is also a sun lounge with stunning views.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant has been welcoming guests since Feb 24, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 twin bed
1 king bed
1 twin bed
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 3:
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Can I bring my small dog into this room for my 2 night stay? Is there an extra charge?
    Hi Yes the dog is allowed in this room. There is a daily charge of €20. Kind regards Stéphane
    Answered on 10 September 2019
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. We seldom get real beach holiday weather in Ireland unfortunately. The driest weather generally falls between East..
    Answered on 7 September 2019
  • Is this a 4 star hotel? As in pictures sign outside has 3 stars!
    Hi, We are a 4* Hotel. Thank you, Regards, Pauline Canavan
    Answered on 8 January 2021
  • How far From Clifden town ?
    Hi. We are 2.5km from Clifden. 8 minutes by car, 25 minute walk or an €8 taxi ride. Regards Stéphane
    Answered on 18 May 2022
  • Hi, the junior suite is for 2 people. Can 3 people stay in it? Want a sea view and rooms for 3 only has garden view
    Hi, Yes 3 people can stay in our Junior Suite but there is an extra charge for the extra guest. Regards, Pauline
    Answered on 6 February 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Ardagh Restaurant

    Food: Irish, Seafood, Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    • Babysitting/Child services
      Additional charge
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Packed lunches
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English
    • French
    • Italian
    • Latvian
    • Dutch

    House rules

    Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant takes special requests – add in the next step!


    3:30 PM - 10:00 PM


    8:30 AM - 11:30 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 4 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


    When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    FAQs about Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant

    • Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant is 1.4 miles from the center of Clifden.

    • Room options at Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant include:

      • Double
      • Triple
      • Twin/Double
      • Suite
      • Vacation Home

    • Check-in at Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant is from 3:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

    • Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Pool table
      • Game room
      • Snorkeling
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Beach
      • Temporary art galleries
      • Horseback riding
      • Walking tours

    • Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant has 1 restaurant:

      • Ardagh Restaurant

    • Guests staying at Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet
      • À la carte

    • The prices at Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.