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Hylands Burren Hotel

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Desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Overview of Hylands Burren Hotel

Hylands Burren Hotel

3.0 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Room service
The Square, Ballyvaughan, County Clare H91 EY00, H91 EY00

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNewtown Castle3 min drive
  • Popular LocationAillwee Cave4 min drive
  • Popular LocationBurren Birds of Prey Centre9 min drive
  • AirportShannon (SNN)69 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Ballyvaughan, Hylands Burren Hotel is in a rural area and in a national park. Newtown Castle and Poulnabrone Dolmen are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Aillwee Cave and Fanore Beach. Mountain View Horse Riding Centre and Burren Perfumery are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Newtown Castle - 3 min drive
  • Aillwee Cave - 4 min drive
  • Corcomcoe Abbey - 8 min drive
  • Poulnabrone Dolmen - 9 min drive
  • Burren Birds of Prey Centre - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Ardrahan Station - 24 min drive
  • Shannon (SNN) - 69 min drive

About this property

Hylands Burren Hotel

3-star hotel in a rural location
A terrace, a garden and a playground are just a few of the amenities provided at Hylands Burren Hotel. In addition to a library and dry cleaning/laundry services, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Free self-parking
  • Luggage storage, smoke-free property and a 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers, multilingual staff and tour/ticket information
  • Guest reviews say good things about the dining options, helpful staff and location
Room features
All guest rooms at Hylands Burren Hotel include amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/bath combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping and desks


English, French, German, Irish, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have any lifts
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Soundproofing

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100% of travellers were happy with check-in
Check-in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 2 December and 31 December.
The property is closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.

Property is also known as

Hylands Burren Hotel Ballyvaughan
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Hylands Burren Ballyvaughan
Hylands Burren
Hotel Hylands Burren
Hylands Burren Hotel Ballyvaughan, Ireland - The Burren
Hylands Burren Hotel Hotel
Hylands Burren Hotel Ballyvaughan
Hylands Burren Hotel Hotel Ballyvaughan

Frequently asked questions

Is Hylands Burren Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 4 Oct 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 6 Oct 2022 start from €145.00, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Hylands Burren Hotel?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Hylands Burren Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Hylands Burren Hotel?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is Hylands Burren Hotel located?

Situated in a national park, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Newtown Castle and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Aillwee Cave. Poulnabrone Dolmen and Fanore Beach are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hylands Burren Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Hylands Burren Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hylands Burren Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 26 out of 52 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 52 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 52 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 52 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 52 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Convenient. Good breakfast
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Comfy bed, remodeled bathroom, wonderful customer service and Breakfast
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

1/5 Terrible

melissa, cary
Travelled with partner
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Reserved and paid for a king bed but received a queen. When we went to discuss with front desk staff, no kings were available. Plus, Our room window opened onto the exhaust fan for the kitchen spraying hot oily air into our room. Front desk said they could offer no recommence, even breakfast. Do not accept room 29 if you go there. The hotel is otherwise quaint though older furnishings and rotting wood. Area offers relatively little to see or do. Don’t recommend.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This town is right out of a storybook with so much charm and really allows you to see the Irish countryside. The hotel was lovely and the nightly music in the pub attached to the hotel was a wonderful experience. The food was delicious too. The town is teeny and easy to walk down to the waterfront and enjoy the views. There is no shopping and minimal food options but that was to be expected with this village. Definitely a highlight of our trip to Ireland.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Overall, this was a disappointment. The room was old and musty smelling. For a family of 4, we were given two small towels. It was hot. There was limited dining in the pub only and the food was "meh." I understand the cook was in hospital, so I understand that. But overall for the price, VERY underwhelming. Would not stay here again.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
A very nice location to explore the Galway area. We did not eat there but the menu looked good. Staff was very friendly.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
In middle of town, easy to walk to dinner and bars
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
This is a tired property. Much in need of a refresh. The common spaces are washed out and attention!
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

2/5 Poor

Colin, Calgary
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Put us in the noisiest room in the hotel. Above the pub and facing the busy highway intersection. Barely slept at all from all the drunken yelling and cars accelerating it was chaos. Had all decaf coffee packets in the room. Hot water took 5 minutes to start in the shower. I’d find a quieter place and wasn’t even cheap.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022