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Welcome to The ship-shaped Clayton Hotel Limerick. Not only a breathtaking piece of architecture, but it is also Ireland's Tallest Hotel, boasting 158 bedrooms with stunning views from the idyllic location on the River Shannon waterfront in Limerick City Centre. Located on Steamboat Quay, this 17-storey hotel combines architectural mastery with warm interiors and exceptional service. Guests can enjoy access to the restaurant, bar and leisure centre, featuring a 12 metre indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym, steam room and sauna. Bedrooms are decorated with tranquillity in mind showcasing stunning vistas of Limerick city and the River Shannon. Rich tones compliment the luxury bed throws and cushions offering the ultimate blend of style, comfort and luxury with technology thoughtfully integrated throughout each room. You are ensured a restful night’s sleep on comfortable beds with crisp white linen with all bedrooms complimented by sleek, pristine bathrooms furnished with soft cotton towels and toiletries. Strategically located in Limerick city centre on the banks of the river Shannon, just 5 mins drive from the M7/M8 motorway, Clayton Hotel Limerick is the ideal stopover choice for visitors on business or leisure in Limerick offering the perfect base for exploring local attractions, shopping and nightlife.
The modern 3-star Limerick City Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Limerick's shopping district and a 5 minute walk from the main street - O'Connell Street. Its facilities include McGettigan's bar offering a selection of drinks and award-winning traditional Irish food with a twist. The stylish rooms feature free wifi, multi-channel TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, and private bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.
Just outside the city, the modern 4-star Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Limerick is a great place to relax, being surrounded by 20 acres of gardens, and is just 10km from Shannon Airport. Porter’s Restaurant offers locally sourced ingredients, while you can relax in style in the Quench and Lobby Bars, or really unwind in the Rain Spa’s gym, indoor pool and treatment rooms. The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Limerick’s rooms offer satellite TV, free wi-fi and minibars or fridges.
Found by the University of Limerick, the modern 4-star Castletroy Park Hotel sits two and a half miles outside Limerick city centre, and a short drive from the M7. Unwind in the Aqua Club’s leisure facilities, including a pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and gym, sample fresh local flavours in McLaughlin’s Restaurant and relax in the inviting Merry Pedlar bar. Rooms at the Castletroy Park Hotel are classic and elegantly styled, and have tea and coffee making facilities and free wi-fi. Please note - Children’s swimming times 10am to 7pm daily.
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Armada Lodge B&B is a beautifully furnished relaxing home in Limerick city. The B&B has four comfortable, spacious and well-appointed bedrooms complete with en-suite bathroom facilities. The welcoming hosts will provide guests with clean comfortable accommodation and great service. There is a guest lounge and charming dining area where guests can enjoy a tasty breakfast each morning.
Avondale Bed and Breakfast on the outskirts of Limerick city is owned and run by the friendly Gordon family. Guests will experience Irish hospitality and clean comfortable accommodation. The rooms are spacious, bright and well appointed. Surrounded by woods and tranquil countryside the house has a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. A tasty Irish breakfast is served each morning in the bright dining room.
Hotels in Limerick
Set on the River Shannon in the mid-west of Ireland, Limerick Hotels are the best way to get to know an area rich with castles, cathedrals and plenty of pubs.
Limerick is a great place to get to grips with Ireland's long and tumultuous history as the city has some of the country's finest monuments and museums. King John's Castle is probably the most popular destination, set on King's Island beside the river. King John of England, on the site of earlier fortifications including a Viking stronghold, built the castle between 1200 and 1212. As well as the impressive towers and walls of the castle itself, inside you'll find a museum full of fascinating artefacts detailing the structure's often bloody history.
Another ancient building in Limerick that's well worth a visit is St Mary's Cathedral, built during the 12th century by Donal Mór O'Brien, King of Munster. But for a real journey into the past, make your way to the Hunt Museum. This museum contains a veriSEOSITE_LEVEL_DESCRIPTION treasure trove of Bronze Age, Iron Age and Medieval artefacts including a bronze horse by Leonardo di Vinci and a number of Cycladic sculptures. For more history relating to the city, head to Limerick City Museum, located beside King John's Castle.
An excellent place to indulge in some retail therapy, Limerick has some of the best shops in Ireland outside of Dublin. The Arthur's Quay shopping centre in the centre of town is the place to go for big name brands, while the city centre also offers a fantastic selection of boutique, independent shops selling everything from vintage clothing to antiques. Also worth a visit is the lively Limerick Milk Market, a colourful marketplace of fresh produce, brightly coloured fabrics and artisan meats.
Limerick has a number of beautiful gardens and public parks to explore – perfect for lazy afternoon ambles before dipping into one of the city's many friendly pubs. Arthur's Quay Park is a pleasant place to stroll through, and the People's Park has a play area for kids. Also nearby are the stunning Ballynacourty Gardens and the award-winning Boyce Gardens, both overlooking the River Shannon.
If you're travelling with a car you'll find that there are plenty of interesting places to visit outside of Limerick. Head north and you'll soon hit the natural heritage area of Woodcock Hill Bog. Make your way to the Mullaghareirk Mountains and you'll find the market town of Abbeyfeale, or travel upstream along the River Shannon and you'll soon reach Askeaton, one of the county's oldest towns.
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