Hotels in Ireland

The hotel’s main building is a five-minute walk from Powerscourt’s 47 acres of formal gardens and a 40-minute cab ride from central Dublin. The 200 guest rooms feature eiderdown-swathed beds and massive marble-clad bathrooms with heated floors and Bulgari bath products.

Occupying a cluster of four stately Georgian houses, which overlook formal landscaped gardens, this property set right across the street from the city’s government offices was carefully restored in the late 1990s to its 18th-century splendor.

A 784-year-old stone castle with 20th-century additions that recently reopened after a $75 million renovation. The 350-acre lakeside estate starred in John Ford's The Quiet Man, was the private residence of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness (oh yes, that guiness) and now entertains a di

Located in Dublin’s city center, the Westbury Hotel is located just off Grafton Street, next door to the high-end Westbury Mall, and close to Trinity College and Temple Bar. A grand staircase leads to the lobby, which is decorated with marble floors and antique furnishings.

Epitomizing the “new Dublin chic,” this stylish, designy boutique property is a favorite among the city’s fashionistas. Tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac in the swanky D4 area, the hotel enjoys a peaceful location—although just a 10-minute drive from the center of town.

The striking property, which opened in 2007, sits gracefully alongside the River Garavogue, surrounded by 18th- and 19th-century buildings.

The hotel's owners include Bono and The Edge of the band U2. This Arts and Crafts hotel was restored by the singer and the guitarist and reopened in 1992.

Part Georgian town house, part groovy seventies crash pad, it's a secluded yet popular 20-room boutique B&B just off St. Stephen's Green. An ivy-clad door at the end of an alley opens onto a mirrored reception desk and sunken lounge.

Georgian estate with a full roster of activities, including golf, fly-fishing, and horseback riding.

While Galway has been gaining attention as a seaside bolt-hole for euro-flush Dubliners, the new G Hotel is about to permanently alter notions about Irish style.