Ireland is a place famed for its scenery, fascinating history and friendly locals. It's the perfect destination for those looking for a bit of everything from their holiday.
The cities of Cork and Dublin, as well as Dundalk, Drogheda, Waterford, Limerick, Shannon and Galway, are just a short drive from a vast array of beautiful coastlines, mountains and lakes. There is certainly has no shortage of accommodation here as the Celtic Tiger economy resulted in hundreds of new hotels being built over the last fifteen years or so.
A lot of the hotels in Ireland are in old abbeys and castles. They range from wonderfully luxurious establishments with indoor pools, fabulous restaurants and impressive amenities to affordable, charming hotels which have all of the essentials you would need for a great holiday. They can be found in town and city centres, as well as nestled away in the glorious countryside.
So whether you want to explore the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula and the town of Killarney, stroll along Cork's historic river waterfront, or enjoy the beauty of Wexford and the museums of Dublin, you'll have no trouble finding a hotel that is conveniently close to the attractions you are most interested in.
There's a hotel here for everyone, regardless of whether they prefer the peace and tranquillity of a rural hotel in Kerry or the liveliness and electric atmosphere of a hotel in a more central location such as Galway.
You can expect to find all of the big name hotels here from the Radisson, the Park Plaza, the Marriott and the Hilton to Holiday Inn, Jury's, Travelodge, the Clarion and the Carlton. Ireland has them all. In Ireland hotels tend to get booked up very quickly as this country is considered to be an 'all-year-round' destination.
Because of this, it's best to book your accommodation early, particularly if you intend to visit during, for instance, the Galway Arts Festival in the summer months or during the Cork Jazz Festival in October.
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