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Historic Hotels in Sligo
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Sights with historical relevance in Sligo are probably at the top of your travel itinerary. You'll likely want to savour the top-notch restaurants and lively bars during your visit. You can also take some time enjoying the scenic riverfront.
Based on our travel expertise, Clayton Hotel & Leisure Club Sligo is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Tobernalt Holy Well is a short 13-minute drive away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Sligo Park Hotel & Leisure Club and Castledale.
In Sligo, there are 20 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 6 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
Sligo is notable for landmarks like Tobernalt Holy Well, Yeats Memorial Building and Church of St. John the Baptist. Cultural venues include Sligo County Museum, The Castle Gallery and The Model. A couple of additional sights to add to your itinerary are OConnell Street and Sligo Cathedral.
By choosing a historic hotel, you can spend a night or two in a building that has a national historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it's a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often preserved in the public spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Sligo, giving a real sense of character.
"Heritage hotel" is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while "historic hotel" is a term often used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The building and architecture of historic hotels tend to be what's most important. For a heritage hotel, it's mainly the cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you might expect, though efforts have been made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the amenities found at a contemporary hotel should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Sligo, you won't be staying at a place that's uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.