Anam Cara Tours LLC – IRELAND – April 2020
TREACY’S OAKWOOD HOTEL, Shannon, Co. Clare – March 31 & April 10
Set in a cozy redbrick building on a leafy property, The Oakwood is a newly refurbished, non-smoking hotel. It’s just minutes from Shannon Airport by taxi, a 5-minute walk to a shopping mall and a 5-minute taxi ride to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Contemporary rooms offer complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and USB charging ports, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. There’s also an airy breakfast restaurant, and the polished Sophie’s Bar & Bistro offers a fireplace.
WESTPORT PLAZA HOTEL, Westport, Co. Mayo – April 1,2,3
This luxury 4-star hotel sits in the center of Westport, allowing easy access to nearby shops and pubs. Among the picturesque features of Westport are its tree-lined, flower decorated, promenade (The Mall) and several stone bridges over the River Carrow Beg. The contemporary bedrooms are en-suite with free WiFi. Restaurant Merlot offers a delightful mix of European and classical Irish flavors. Spa Sula is one of the hottest spa destinations in the West. There is a fully equipped gym, a 20m indoor swimming pool. A Jacuzzi and sauna room are located in our sister hotel, The Castlecourt Hotel, literally next door to the Westport Plaza Hotel. Laundry service is available.
THE STATION HOUSE HOTEL, Clifden, Co. Galway – April 4,5,6
Clifden Station House is an ideal center for exploring Connemara and all its famed attractions. With 78 luxurious en-suite bedrooms, it’s a fantastic example of Old World Ireland being thoughtfully restored. The Station House Hotel, the first hotel to be built in Clifden in 30 years, is a new structure built in the style of a traditional Railway utility building. It includes an 18m heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, gym & Renew Spa by Rose Greene. The Carriage Restaurant uses nothing but the finest, freshest ingredients and keeps a focus on local produce to ensure quality of the highest standards.
FALLS HOTEL, Ennistymon, Co. Clare – April 7,8,9
Standing regal above the Inagh River is the majestic Falls Hotel. All of the spacious en-suite bedrooms are designed with comfort in mind, including free WiFi, flat screen televisions, direct dial telephones, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers and an extensive room service menu. Rooms have wonderful views of the cascades, the river, or the surrounding woodlands. Amenities include a full-service spa, indoor pool, garden, library, laundry service, and newspaper. Cascades Restaurant, at the river’s edge, offers traditional as well as international dishes prepared from local produce with an emphasis on seafood from west Clare’s Atlantic coastline. The Dylan Thomas Bar displays the original stonework of the manor house and overlooks the panoramic views of the Cascades on the River Inagh.
Rev. Kathleen McKern Verigin
Anam Cara Tours LLC
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