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With free high speed Wi-Fi and free parking on site, Dún Ard is located in the picturesque Gaeltacht area of Ring, less than 10 km from the busy town of Dungarvan. It boasts a sunroom that opens onto a large balcony, overlooking the sea. Each room at Dún Ard has a flat-screen TV and facilities for making tea and coffee and a refrigerator. Rooms all have an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The property overlooks the Dungarvan Bay, and is prominently positioned on an elevated site. There are three 18-hole golf courses within a 15-km radius. The beautiful, award-winning coastal village of Ardmore is also around 10 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Dún Ard has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 21 May 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Dungarvan
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  • John
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Joe, the owner was very friendly and served an amazing breakfast. Fresh fruit, yoghurt, cereal etc, and a beautiful big super tasty full Irish! The house is very beautiful and a wonderful big bedroom with all mod cons. I highly recommend it 😊😊
  • Rosalind
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    A very comfortable guesthouse and friendly and helpful host
  • Mizerkevych
    All starting from the host and finishing with all facilities and tasty breakfast!!
  • Noel
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We had a lovely stay with Joe. The room was of a very high standard with a very comfortable bed.Breakfast was great. Would highly recommend.
  • Dolores
    Easy to find. Very high standard all round and very helpful and friendly hosts.Very tasty, nicely cooked breakfast, lovely spacious room.
  • Rhonda
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great accommodation and a very knowledgeable host. The room was very nice and a lovely breakfast
  • Allan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The breakfast was the full works. The bathroom was spectacular.
  • Phil
    The place was immaculate. The room was very comfortable. The breakfast was lovely and nicely presented. The host was very pleasant and provided a wonderful service.
  • Catherine
    Beautiful freshly cooked breakfast. Beautiful dining room.
  • Maria
    Well equipped bedroom. Very spacious bathroom with separate shower and bath. Breakfast was very good -especially the omelette!

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi. I notice reference to a room with a sea view but have not identified it in the selection. I am looking for 4 nights flexible 26th Oct-7th Nov.

    Our Oyster Suite has a lovely sea view.
    Answered on 22 October 2021
  • Is there a twin room ? Thanks Anne

    The Shell room can be booked as a Twin. The request should be put in the bedding request section at the time of booking.
    Answered on 30 September 2020
  • Hi are any of your rooms on ground floor ,I have limited mobility ? Looking for twin or double room b&b Saturday 8th august . Thanks Tina collins

    Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. We only have 1 ground floor room and it's booked. You would still have to come upstairs if you were having breakfast.
    Answered on 16 July 2020
  • Hi, do you have a room for people? With beds or a single and double bed. We would like to stay for one night on sat Oct 2nd. Thanks

    All our rooms accommodate 2 people only. You would require 2 rooms for your party. Please call if you have any questions.
    Answered on 3 September 2021
  • Hi do you have a room that sleeps 3 - either single + double bed or 3 singles beds? For Oct 2nd. Thanks.

    While all our rooms are large, we have King beds in two rooms and Twin beds in another room. We have no room that can accommodate three people.
    Answered on 3 September 2021
  • Hi, there seem to be a few booking options available but the same photos of a room with blue wardrobes in the photos. I’d prefer some of the rooms in ..

    Search result shows live availability. Tomorrow night shows 2 rooms, Double and Junior Suite. Junior Suite shows pictures of that room only.
    Answered on 12 July 2020
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Host Information

Company review score: 9.8Based on 93 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Dún Ard was featured on the RTE TV program, SHOWHOUSE. Each room throughout the house was elegantly designed by local designer, Nina Kati, using the finest of materials. We have continued to add out own personal touches to make our guests feel at home in the luxurious surroundings.

Property information

Dún Ard was featured on the RTE TV program, SHOWHOUSE. Each room throughout the house was elegantly designed by local designer, Nina Kati, using the finest of materials. We have continued to add out own personal touches to make our guests feel at home in the luxurious surroundings. Dún Ard is built on three levels with plenty of light and space. All four bedrooms are en-suite, two with luxurious Jacuzzi baths. The ground floor bedroom boasts a double Jacuzzi bath and has it’s own private sauna in which to unwind after a long and stressful day. Glass panelled on one side, the guest sunroom opens onto a large balcony where guests can sit and relax, enjoying the panoramic views of the magnificent seascape and mountains in the backdrop. The elegant dining room has a large dining table where guests can meet and exchange details of their experiences.

Neighbourhood information

Dún Ard Bed and Breakfast is located in the sunny South East of Ireland, in the picturesque Gaeltacht of Ring (An Rinn) just outside Dungarvan, in County Waterford. As Dún Ard Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of West Waterford, it is an ideal base for visitors wishing to explore the nearby towns and villages of Youghal, Lismore, Stradbally & Tramore. The locality has a range of interesting activities to keep our guests occupied, including three 18 hole golf courses.

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Facilities of Dún Ard
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Dún Ard takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 20:00


Until 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Dún Ard accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests are kindly requested to inform the property of their estimated time of arrival.

Please inform Dún Ard in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Dún Ard

  • The prices at Dún Ard may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Dún Ard offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Water sport facilities on site

  • Room options at Dún Ard include:

    • Double

  • Check-in at Dún Ard is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Dún Ard is 3.1 miles from the centre of Dungarvan. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.