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“Delivers the goods efficiently - great all round hotel”
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The Old Ground
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Ennis
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 January 2014

On entering The Old Ground, there is a great buzz about the place, theres a warmth and staff are busy busy but yet have time to give. We stayed in a lovely suite on the 2nd floor - very bright, airy and spacious. Decor was calm and relaxed. No matter what time of day or night you passed through the bar - it was buzzing with diners and drinkers alike. There is a lovely open fire near reception and lots of couches and chairs. Breakfast room is very busy and overspill can dine in The Town Hall..we did on day 2..nice and calm. Lots of staff..in fact we are asked 4 times what we wanted for breakfast even though we were just eating our cereal / fruit..why do waiting staff always bring tea and TOAST when you just sit at the table..I find this is wasted..this goes for a lot of hotels not just this one..its a general comment. Clare people are very friendly, this adds to the attraction of this hotel - they seem to be happy going about their work. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Ennis - it is a home from home feel about it

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

We bought a package that included breakfast. Every morning we were treated to a full Irish breakfast complete with treacle bread and marmalade.
When we returned in the evening we were served tea and cookies by the fire. The experience could not have been any better.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

stayed in this hotel January and had a lovely night lovely hotel and friendly staff clean and service very good would stay again restaurant excellent and food very good very central to shops and beside the cathedral

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old Ground, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2014

Dear Kathbren,

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such positive feedback which I am delighted to share with our team. There has been a great atmosphere in the hotel in January and we were especially pleased that Paolo Tullio voted the Town Hall as the best value restaurant in the country. We will continue to work hard to ensure that our customers have a great experience and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 16 January 2014

We booked a King Suite for 3 nights over the Christmas period. This was our 2nd visit to the Old Ground and certainly wont be our last. The room was excellent, clean and spacious. The staff were also very pleasant and knowledgeable, both at reception and in the Poets Corner Bar. We dined in the Town Hall restaurant one night and can honestly say it was one of the best meals we have ever experienced.

I cannot think of a single negative from our stay, an easy 5 stars.

Room Tip: We had room 220, a king suite at the front of the hotel overlooking the garden and across to the Chu...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 January 2014 via mobile

This hotel is extremely well run with excellent staff. Attended a wedding over the Christmas and the service, the food and the hotel itself was exemplary . Attention to detail is second to none. Hotel was busy when we arrived but the staff were aware of this fact and still managed to provide a food high quality service to all guests. Really had a great time here.

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Reviewed 14 January 2014

This is a nice comfy hotel with good standards except for the television reception which isn't great. As hard of hearing, subtitles were only available on two channels.
The staff are lovely, knowledable. Food great and nice bar.
There was a maitainance issue with my room which they moved me immediately to the suite. The speed with which they engaged in the repairs was the fastest I have seen anywhere. The Hotel is in a great spot. I have stayed locally before and next time I will be staying there instead.

Room Tip: Some ground floor rooms loo out onto parked cars.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

I spent 2 nights after christmas in The Old ground hotel with a friend and from our arrival to departure the experience was excellent.All the staff were very friendly and super efficient .
There was a wedding at the hotel on one of the days and we were not disturbed in any way with late night noise .The food was excellent for both Breakfast and dinner with great choice for both , well done to all staff will return again.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about The Old Ground

Address: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Ennis
Price Range: £72 - £157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ground 4*
Number of rooms: 110
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 4* Old Ground Hotel is located in the centre of Ennis town, just 20 minutes from Shannon International Airport. With 83 newly refurbished deluxe rooms, a restaurant with superb cuisine, it is within easy reach of The Wild Atlantic Way, The Cliffs of Moher and magnificent and challenging links golf courses. The Old Ground Hotel is an elegant and stylish retreat. ... more   less 
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