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Absolute Hotel Limerick

Absolute Hotel Limerick

Sir Harry's Mall, Limerick
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
29 others viewing this property now
4.6 out of 5 (922 reviews)

This family-friendly Limerick hotel is located on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute walk of King John's Castle and Hunt Museum. Thomond Park and Bunratty Castle ...

£72

£72
No. 1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa

No. 1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa

1 Pery Square, Georgian Quarter, Limerick
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (210 reviews)

Located in Limerick City Centre, this spa hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Limerick City Gallery of Art, St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle. The Treaty ...

£106

£106
Limerick Strand Hotel

Limerick Strand Hotel

Ennis Road, Limerick
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 19 hours ago
2 others viewing this property now
4.5 out of 5 (871 reviews)

This family-friendly Limerick hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Arthur's Quay Park and The Treaty Stone. King John's Castle and St. ...

£85

£85
Clayton Hotel Limerick

Clayton Hotel Limerick

Steamboat Quay, Limerick
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 19 hours ago
5 others viewing this property now
4.2 out of 5 (417 reviews)

Located in Limerick City Centre, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Frank McCourt Museum, St. Mary's Cathedral and The Treaty Stone. King John's Castle is ...

£75

£75
Castletroy Park Hotel

Castletroy Park Hotel

Dublin Road, Limerick
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
2 others viewing this property now
4.3 out of 5 (416 reviews)

Situated in the suburbs, this spa hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from University Concert Hall and within 3 miles (5 km) of St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle. ...

£71

£71
Maldron Hotel Limerick

Maldron Hotel Limerick

Southern Ring Road, Limerick
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 4 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now
4.1 out of 5 (775 reviews)

This family-friendly Limerick hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Roxboro Shopping Centre, People's Park and Limerick City Gallery of Art. St. Mary's Cathedral and ...

£61

£61
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Limerick

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Limerick

Ennis Road, Limerick
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 hour ago
10 others viewing this property now
4.2 out of 5 (455 reviews)

This family-friendly Limerick hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Gaelic Grounds and LIT Millennium Theatre. Angela's Ashes Walking Tour ...

£52

£52
The Savoy Hotel

The Savoy Hotel

Henry Street, Limerick
5.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
3 others viewing this property now
4.5 out of 5 (478 reviews)

Located in Limerick City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of O'Connell Street and St. Mary's Cathedral. The Treaty Stone and King John's ...

£96

£96
The George Limerick Hotel

The George Limerick Hotel

O'Connell Street, Limerick
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
4.2 out of 5 (775 reviews)

Located in Limerick City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of O'Connell Street and St. Mary's Cathedral. King John's Castle and The Treaty Stone ...

£56

£56
The Pier Hotel

The Pier Hotel

Sarsfield Street, Limerick
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 21 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now
3.7 out of 5 (351 reviews)

Located in Limerick City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Arthur's Quay Park, The Treaty Stone and St. Mary's Cathedral. King John's Castle is ...

£41

£41

Pocket Guide: Angela's Ashes Walking Tour Angela's Ashes Walking Tour Hotels

For a cultural mini break in Limerick where you can enjoy attractions such as the Angela’s Ashes Walking Tour it’s best to base yourself in the city centre, where there are many hotels to accommodate your needs be it a budget two star stay, a luxury four or five star break or one of many boutique independent hotels that feel like a home from home. Most of the cultural attractions in Limerick are around the city centre and this is also where many of the hotels are based - around the main shopping areas like O’Connell Street, in quays overlooking the River Shannon and around the Georgian Quarter, Grove Island and the Milk Market. Limerick is a city for walkers and there are plenty of bars and cafes to take refreshment between visits.

A Taste of Literary Ireland

The Angela’s Ashes Walking Tour is a two-hour tour which starts from the Limerick Tourist Office on Arthur’s Quay. It takes place daily in the afternoon and must be booked in advance at the tourist office. Angela’s Ashes is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Irish writer Frank McCourt, which was written in 1996. It is his well-loved memoir of a life of poverty growing up in the slums of Limerick before the war, his teenage years in Brooklyn, NY, and life in Limerick as an adult. The book explores his family’s struggles with alcohol, money and work. Frank McCourt wrote two sequels to the book and a film was also made starring Emily Watson and Robert Carlyle. There is a small museum in his memory in the town centre which has been lovingly recreated by a local artist.

A Walking Tour of Limerick city

The walking tour lasts for two hours and takes you around the main locations mentioned in the book (they are not all there anymore), but that’s made clear at the start of the tour and the guide is lively, funny and informative. It will give you a deeper sense of the city and some historical perspective of the Irish struggles. It explores places like Leamy House, the school Frank attended until he was 14, the St Vincent de Paul Charity House, South’s Pub, various churches and takes you around Arthur’s Quay, the Shannon, Barrack Hill, Windmill Street and Parnell Street. It gives you a good overview of historic Georgian Limerick as you can see offices and houses overlooking St John’s Cathedral.

Historic Hotels in Limerick city

There are a handful of historic or boutique independent hotels in Limerick, which will add to the ambience of a literary visit. Some are based within a mile of the Frank McCourt Museum so you can learn more about Angela’s Ashes and literary Ireland. Many of the hotels are also close to historic sites in area - the Georgian Quarter, St Mary’s Cathedral, the Treaty Stone and King John’s Castle. From your base you can walk to all of the key attractions - library, art galleries, museums and there are plenty of Wi-Fi cafes, bars and restaurants to explore.

There is no shortage of quirky and historical accommodation in Limerick city to enhance a cultural visit. Try a townhouse style hotel in the historic Georgian Quarter, a modern hotel on the quays overlooking the riverside for inspiring views or a more affordable break in one of the suburban hotels around the city’s main parks and educational institutes in Castletroy and north Limerick.