The Dunraven Arms, established in 1792, is an award-winning oasis of tranquillity, surrounded by mellow thatched cottages, offering the ambience of a country house with fine service and friendly efficient staff. All rooms offer views over the thatched cottages. The Dunraven Arms was recommended by Karen Brown as Hotel of the Year 2004 in Georgina Campbell's Guide. The Maigue Restaurant has received the highest accolades for its outstanding cuisine. This restaurant has been recognised with 3 AA Rosettes for Food, Gilbey’s Gold Medal Award, Egon Ronay Irish Meat Restaurant of the Year, RAC Hospitality, Service & Comfort Award, Mouton Cadet Award and Bord Failte Awards of Excellence.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Dunraven, Adare has been welcoming guests since 12 Sept 2006.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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


Value for money
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  • Jacqueline
    Great location. Beautiful hotel. We got a nice room overlooking the garden area. Staff were friendly and helpful. Peaceful quiet spot. Would come back again
  • Mary
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Exceptional service starting at reception. Attentive but not intrusive. Breakfast food was excellent Late standard check out time of 12.00 noon Quiet, calm atmosphere, mostly American fellow guests were polite no body talking on mobile...
  • Karen
    Stayed for a wedding here and the service and food was excellent.
  • Denise
    Everything. Great food, fabulous room and extremely friendly helpful staff.
  • Gemma
    The barfood and breakfast buffet were excellent. The room was very spacious and comfortable. The staff couldn't have been nicer. The hotel has lots of character and old world charm. There is lots to see in the village of Adare and it makes a very...
  • David
    Homely atmosphere and friendly staff. Room was also clean, spacious and well-furnished
  • Martina
    Old world atmosphere , carefully poised with newer features. The Maigret dining room is amazing and one can people gaze through the window onto the main thoroughfare while eating breakfast .Food is exceptional .
  • Richard
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Warm welcome from the Man at the top to the wonderful Staff that make this Hotel a must Return !
  • Andrea
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very nice hotel in an elegant old fashioned village. Nice breakfast.
  • Tina
    Lovely staff .always pleasant. The room was nice and spacious and overlooked a lovely garden.
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, We are booked for two nights later this month. What time is breakfast served? What time is coffee available? Thanks so much.

    Breakfast is served from 7 until 10am daily & coffee is available during this time.
    Answered on 5 September 2022
  • hi , just wondering is there a lift in the hotel ? Thank you .

    Yes, there is a lift in the hotel.
    Answered on 10 November 2022
  • Looking for availability for Saturday night 28 January please

    The hotel is fully booked this Saturday.
    Answered on 24 January 2023
  • Hi there, We are hoping to stay with you on the 9th of October for 1 night. It is my mom sister and I. Can I book a room for three people? Thanks

    We do not have triple rooms at the property and our two bedroom suite is also fully booked on the 1st of October.
    Answered on 23 August 2022

Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • The Maigue Restaurant
    • Open for

Facilities of The Dunraven, Adare
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness centre
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden
  • Children's high chair
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Horse riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Reception services
    • Luggage storage
    • Currency exchange
    Entertainment and family services
    • Babysitting/child services
      Additional charge
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
      Additional charge
    • Trouser press
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business facilities
    • Business centre
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Wake-up service
    • Heating
    • Laptop safe
    • Packed lunches
    • Carpeted
    • Lift
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    Languages spoken
    • German
    • English
    • French

    House rules

    The Dunraven, Adare takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 21:00


    From 06:00 to 12:00



    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 of any age are welcome.

    Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash The Dunraven, Adare accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note that the property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival. The credit card used to make the booking must be presented upon check-in.

    Please note that when booking more than 5 rooms, different cancellation policies and additional supplements may apply.

    FAQs about The Dunraven, Adare

    • The Dunraven, Adare offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Fitness centre
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Cycling
      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Horse riding

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

    • Check-in at The Dunraven, Adare is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

    • The Dunraven, Adare has 1 restaurant:

      • The Maigue Restaurant

    • Yes, The Dunraven, Adare is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Guests staying at The Dunraven, Adare can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish

    • The Dunraven, Adare is 750 yards from the centre of Adare. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at The Dunraven, Adare include:

      • Single
      • Double
      • Suite
      • Twin