It’s a well-established fact that people come from all over the globe to sample Ireland’s world-class golf courses. We have selected some of our best golf hotel options for you to enjoy the perfect mix of luxury, relaxation and of course golf!
Tullamore Court Hotel Co. Offaly
Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it right here, right in the heart of Ireland. Beautiful rooms, incredible food, a 20-metre pool, stunning surroundings, and award-winning service for your every single need. We’re here to ensure you enjoy Ireland’s world-famous hospitality at the fabulous 4-star Tullamore Court Hotel, perfectly situated within 60 minutes of Dublin and Galway.
Being situated right in the middle of Ireland means that the Tullamore Court Hotel is almost the same distance from both coasts. As such, we’re completely surrounded by splendid courses near and far. The golf courses in and around Offaly provide a varying degree of difficulty but they all offer a similar amount of incredible scenery. Tullamore Golf Club is an 18-hole championship parkland golf course located at Brookfield, just on the outskirts of the thriving town of Tullamore and off the N 52. The course was rated as 21st in the Top 100 golf Courses in Ireland in the 2019 Irish Golfer Magazine. It was also awarded the 2019 Best Parkland Course in the Hidden Heartlands of Ireland by Golfers Guide to Ireland. and it is consistently rated among the top 30 parkland courses in Ireland. It is a course that has easy walking terrain and is enjoyed by members and visitors alike. The course is situated only 10km from the M6 and an hour from Dublin and just over an hour from Galway and nearby is the home of the renowned Irish Whiskey, Tullamore Dew.
Hodson Bay Hotel Co. Athlone
Hodson Bay Hotel is a luxurious, four-star hotel located just a short drive from the heart of Athlone, nestled on the shores of Lough Ree. With sweeping views across the lake and surrounding countryside, guests can enjoy the hotel’s picturesque setting while also being close to some of the most popular activities and attractions in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands.
Bordered by the Athlone Golf Club and within a short drive of several championship courses, the Hodson Bay Hotel is a choice destination for golfing enthusiasts. The Athlone Golf Club is a superb 18-hole parkland course situated on the shores of Lough Ree, at Hodson Bay, Athlone. Located in the Center of Ireland – easily accessible from East or West and adjacent to superb 4 Star Hotel & Leisure facilites. Fully stocked Pro-Shop, with lessons, club & buggy hire etc. Full Bar & Restaurant Facilities.
Fota Island Resort Co. Cork
Fota Island Resort provides the perfect place to staycation in the beautiful East Cork Countryside. Enjoy a luxury break away where you will receive the warmest of welcomes in the most luxurious surroundings with a wide range of activities available.
For golf enthusiasts, Fota Island Resort is a player’s paradise. Surrounded by tall oak trees, and bathed in peace and quiet, Fota Island Resort provides the perfect backdrop for the perfect game. Three-time host to the Irish Open, the three courses at Fota Island Resort are meticulously maintained to the highest standards. Originally designed in 1993 by Irish Ryder Cup star Christy O’Connor Jr. and twice English Amateur Champion Peter McEvoy, before being redesigned in 2000 by golf architect Jeff Howes, it comes as no surprise that Fota Island Resort has been a three-time host to the Irish Open with all three courses (Deerpark, Belvelly and Barryscourt) maintained to the very highest standard all year around. Just a few minutes’ walk from the popular clubhouse you will find one of Ireland’s most sophisticated and modern golf facilities, Fota Island Golf Academy. Focused on ensuring golfers of all ages and abilities have the support they need, step inside and you’ll find a dedicated personal trainer and fully equipped strength and conditioning gym, daily tuition enhanced by Trackman high-tech video systems and superior coaching from talented PGA professionals. Coaching is also available on the course and in the newly renovated outdoor practice bays.
Inishowen Gateway Hotel Co. Donegal
The Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Donegal is a three-star property located on the Inishowen peninsula, North East Donegal, an area of outstanding natural beauty and the hidden treasure of Donegal’s stunning landscape. Located only a short 15 minute drive from Derry and 30 minutes from Letterkenny, our Hotel in Donegal offers an ideal base to explore the surrounding area and the Wild Atlantic Way route.
With a golf course on the back doorstep, an Irish Open up the road in 2018 and one of Ireland’s oldest clubs just 2 minutes away, you could say that the Inishowen Gateway Hotel is a golfers dream. From the hotel, the view across the fairways of Buncrana Golf Club and Lough Swilly over to the Fanad Peninsula is something to behold. On the first day of your golf break at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, you may struggle to contain your enthusiasm. A quick evening 9 holes at Buncrana Golf Club should do the trick, and as our guests enjoy complimentary golf on this quirky links course, it won’t cost you a penny!
Just a 2 minute drive along the Swilly will bring you to North West Golf Club. This would be enough in itself to keep most golfers happy but the cherry on the cake is just up the road at Ballyliffin, the host course of the 2018 Irish Open. A location in Buncrana means that your Ballyliffin golf break also allows for accessible evening entertainment as well as fantastic dining options.
Rogenstown Hotel & Country Club Co. Dublin
Roganstown Country House is a beautifully restored home, tucked away on a quiet country road in North County Dublin. Located 5 minutes from Swords village and just 10 minutes from Dublin Airport, the estate is a haven of peace and tranquillity, surrounded by majestic open countryside, magical woods and many lakes, rivers and streams populated by herons, swans and kingfishers.
Roganstown Golf Course
Designed by the great Christy O’Connor Jnr., this challenging course is set on a beautiful landscape with meandering water hazards adding an aesthetic quality to the course. Roganstown plays as well as it looks with a variety of holes that have been designed to put golfers of all abilities to the test and to maximize your overall golfing experience.
Located only 10 minutes drive from Dublin airport, we regularly attract International visitors and corporate groups. Both golf courses are set within the main hotel resort and share the same facilities; in fact the first holes for both courses are adjacent to each other!
Swords Open Golf Course
Swords Open Golf Course is an 18 hole parkland course on relatively flat terrain. The Broadmeadow river flows through the course and the naturally occurring water has been well used in the design of the course and the provision of strategically placed water hazards and features. We proudly hosted the Irish PGA Southern Championship 2007, 2008 & 2009. Our Course Superintendent, Colm McGuinness, and his staff keep the course in pristine condition all through the year. Much has been invested in drainage over the years and so Swords Open Golf Course is very playable all year round and is constantly complimented by regulars and guests.
The Lodge at the Ashford Castle Co. Mayo
The Lodge enjoys the feel of a relaxed rural country house hotel while being an intrinsic part of the truly remarkable Ashford Castle estate. Once home to the Guinness family, the historic estate has won countless awards and covers 350 acres of formal, manicured gardens and wild, rambling woodland rich in wildlife – all right there on our doorstep.
Ashford Castle is also surrounded by some of the finest Links Golf Courses in the world, including Connemara, Carne, Enniscrone and Sligo. The hotel is ideally located to reach other noteworthy courses such as Ballinrobe, Castlebar and Westport. The picturesque 9-hole, 2996-yard, par 35 parkland course is perfect for golfers of all abilities to hone their skills. The course, the original deer park of the estate, was designed by the renowned Irish golf architect Eddie Hackett and imaginatively integrates a wide variety of natural features and hazards to create charming par 3s, exciting par 4s and a formidable par 5. The legendary Irish golfer, Christy O’Connor Senior started his illustrious career here in 1947 as our professional before going on to participate in 10 Ryder Cups! Green fees are complimentary to hotel residents, and we provide the latest Titleist clubs.
Castleknock Hotel Co. Dublin
Castleknock Hotel is an award-winning 4-star hotel set in beautiful grounds, right on the doorstep of Dublin. We are just off the M50 on a direct route from Belfast and easily accessed via car from all over the country. In July 2020, Castleknock Hotel was awarded the Fáilte Ireland Safety Charter as well as being the first hotel in Ireland to receive the Hygiene Assured Mark.
Castleknock Hotel has a 18 hole Castleknock golf course which is on the grounds of the 4-star hotel measures 6,700 sq. yards from the blue tees and was designed by the golf course architect, Jonathan Gaunt. Recently named as one of the Top 100 Golf Courses in Ireland it could be described as a modern golf course with large undulating greens. The green complexes allow for numerous and varied pin positions. All par 3 holes are guarded or prefaced by lakes increasing the challenge with large bale-out areas for golfers of all handicaps. Lakes come into play on seven holes. These are fully lined lakes with extensive recirculation systems to ensure that the water is always fresh and inviting to the player but hopefully not to the golf ball.
Woodstock Hotel Co. Clare
Hotel Woodstock has the warmth of a beautiful country house with a passion to make you feel at home. Located in the beautiful countryside of Woodstock, Ennis the hotel is surrounded by a stunning parkland championship golf course which is operated independently, guests can enjoy scenic walks in the beautiful surrounding countryside, and both Shannon Airport and Lahinch are only a 30-minute drive away.
Home to the 2019 Irish Open, West Clare is world renowned for its famous Park-lands and Links golf in Clare. Woodstock Golf Club, founded in 1988, is situated in pleasant countryside on the outskirts of Ennis & is adjacent to the Hotel. The golf course features a tough opening hole, a loop of holes (6-8) around a lake that can spoil a card early and provides six excellent finishing holes. In between there are good scoring chances. This Clare Golf Club course is protected by several natural lakes, a river, and mature wooded areas. The river, natural lake & contours have been used to great effect to produce a test of skill for players of all levels. The Golf Club provides Ample Parking, Golf Shop, Motorised Buggy Hire upon request, Pull Trolley Hire, a Putting Green, Equipment Cleaning Area and Locker Room/Shower Facilities.
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