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2007 Award Winners HIDEAWAY OF THE YEAR 2007


Gregans Castle Hotel, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare


Hideaway of the Year 2007 - Gregans Castle Hotel, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare What do we look for in the perfect Hideaway? Peace and quiet, big log fires, discreetly hospitable staff, soothing luxuriously furnished bedrooms – many of them romantic – and delicious, meticulously sourced food all combine at our next establishment.

It’s a place with a long and interesting history and, although the present house is relatively modern (only going back to the 18th century!) and has some quite recent additions,  the exterior is quite stark, which is in keeping with the surrounding lunar landscape and gives it an air of mystery – such a contrast to the warmth, comfort and uniquely serene atmosphere within the Haden family’s gently luxurious country house hotel Gregans Castle, overlooking The Burren: the perfect hideaway indeed.

Gregans Castle Hotel

Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Country House / Hotel / Restaurant
Gregans Castle Hotel - Ballyvaughan County Clare Ireland - Bedroom
88%
8 votes
4 euro Restaurants Offering Consistent Excellence Overall Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Highly Recommended as a Special Place to Stay Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
In addition to offering simple joys like warming turf fires and unparalleled views across the Burren landscape, this quietly luxurious country house has earned a reputation in recent years as one of Ireland’s top food destinations. The present h ...


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