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Overview of Gregans Castle Hotel

Gregans Castle Hotel

4 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNewtown Castle3 min drive
    Popular LocationAillwee Cave5 min drive
    Popular LocationPoulnabrone Dolmen10 min drive
    AirportShannon (SNN)67 min drive

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  • Superior Double or Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Classic Double or Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Premier Suite

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area


Gregans Castle Hotel is located in Ballyvaughan. Doolin Pitch & Putt and Lahinch Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Mountain View Horse Riding Centre and Burren Perfumery. Lahinch Seaworld and Lahinch Surf School are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Newtown Castle - 3 min drive
  • Aillwee Cave - 5 min drive
  • Poulnabrone Dolmen - 10 min drive
  • Caherconnell Stone Fort - 11 min drive
  • Fanore Beach - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Ardrahan Station - 28 min drive
  • AirportShannon (SNN) - 67 min drive


  • Larder Deli - 4 min drive
  • Monk's Pub - 4 min drive
  • The Tea Junction - 4 min drive
  • The Soda Parlour - 4 min drive
  • L'Arco - 4 min drive
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About this property

Gregans Castle Hotel

Historic hotel with free valet parking and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free hotel. Valet parking is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning and laundry facilities are on-site. All 21 rooms offer WiFi, room service and premium bedding. Free bottled water and desks are also available to guests.
Gregans Castle Hotel offers 21 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and designer toiletries. Beds feature premium bedding. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Cots/infant beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of Europe and Historic Hotels of the World.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (EUR 100000000 per minute)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (EUR 25000000 per minute)

Parking and public transport

  • Free valet parking on site

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 4:00 AM–5:00 AM: EUR 1000000 for adults and EUR 5000000 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bike rentals

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Linens
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Premium bedding


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before midnight

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 01 December and 13 February.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay for free
Dogs only
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 50.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for EUR 25.0 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 1000000 for adults and EUR 5000000 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 100000000 per minute (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: EUR 25000000 per minute (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 25.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 50.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions; guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Gregans Castle
Gregans Castle Ballyvaughan
Gregans Castle Hotel
Gregans Castle Hotel Ballyvaughan
Gregans Hotel
Gregans Castle Hotel Ballyvaughan, Ireland - The Burren
Hotel Gregans Castle
Gregans Castle Hotel Hotel
Gregans Castle Hotel Ballyvaughan
Gregans Castle Hotel Hotel Ballyvaughan

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Gregans Castle Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Gregans Castle Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Gregans Castle Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Gregans Castle Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Gregans Castle Hotel?
Valet parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Gregans Castle Hotel?
Check-in is from 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Gregans Castle Hotel?
Checkout is at midnight.
Where is Gregans Castle Hotel located?
Situated in Ballyvaughan, this historic hotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Newtown Castle and within 6 miles (10 km) of Aillwee Cave and Galway Bay. Poulnabrone Dolmen and Caherconnell Stone Fort are also within 9 miles (15 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 80 out of 95 reviews
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Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 95 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Completely lovely Hotel in a lovely scenic location. I would recommend SAFES in each room. Otherwise all is excellent.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Beautiful tranquil guest house. Gorgeous gardens I would recommend highly. The staff was very friendly and manor home decorated beautifully. I look forward to a return visit.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful landscape, quiet and remote, clean and spacious room
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

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