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Where to Stay in Shannon

The Shannon region of western Ireland is one of the most beautiful areas in the Emerald Isle. Here, visitors will find cliffs, medieval castles and a rich history. Named for the River Shannon, the longest river in Ireland, Shannon is part of County Clare. The town of Shannon itself is small, encompassing Shannon Airport and several industrial parks, but you can find many hotels near the airport. Most of the action and sites are in the nearby town of Bunratty, with its medieval streets and famous Bunratty Castle. You won't want to miss the famous Cliffs of Moher or the flora and fauna in Burren National Park.


Bunratty is the ideal base for visiting western Ireland and for finding hotels in Shannon. The cities of Galway and Connemara are within an easy day trip. Last-minute hotels in Shannon can usually be found here.

1. Dromoland Castle Hotel

Just outside of Bunratty, in Newmarket-on-Fergus, is the Dromoland Castle Hotel. One of the finest and most luxurious hotels in Ireland, it is housed in a 16th-century castle with fairy tale-like amenities and experiences.

2. The Courtyard

The Courtyard is a mid-range bed-and-breakfast property with huge bedrooms and friendly hosts who will tell you everything you need to know about the area.

3. The Bunratty Manor Hotel

The Bunratty Manor Hotel is a small, family-run hotel that offers incredible comfort for those seeking cheap hotels in Shannon. It is one of the leading intimate wedding venues in the area.

Shannon Airport Hotels

Staying near Shannon International Airport (SNN) is ideal for travellers who have just arrived on long-haul flights from cities in North America. Properties in this area, just minutes away from the tarmac, are ideal for business travellers. Many Irish companies are located in the industrial parks around the airport. Here, you will also find a good selection of cheap hotels in Shannon.

1. Carrygerry Country House

The Carrygerry Country House is an attentive bed-and-breakfast property near the airport that exudes Old World charm and comfort.

2. Park Inn by Radisson Airport

For business travellers, your best bet is the Park Inn by Radisson Airport, where you will find a business centre and excellent accommodations. It's a great choice if you're seeking last-minute hotels in Shannon.

3. The Oak Wood Hotel

This is conveniently located next to a shopping centre, so you can purchase some gifts or items for yourself while you’re here.

Spa Hotels in Shannon

What could be better than being pampered in a spa hotel that is in the shadows of a famous castle or one that has beautiful views of the green countryside?

1. Bunratty Castle Hotel

Featuring spacious rooms, dining and a spa, Bunratty Castle Hotel in the heart of Bunratty is a boutique hotel in Shannon. Have a whiskey, eat a steak or indulge in private dining. The Bunratty Club Spa has a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and staff of experienced therapists.

2. Radisson BLU Hotel and Spa

Head over to Limerick for the Radisson BLU Hotel and Spa. Here, you will find 20 acres of landscaped gardens, luxury accommodations and an award-winning restaurant. The Rain Spa and Wellness Clinic features an indoor pool, a sauna, a gym, tennis courts and two bars.

Whether you're looking for general hotels in Shannon or a boutique hotel in Shannon, you'll always have an excellent selection from which to choose on our site.

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JadeSanta Monica

For a very nice and warm stay. The Rising Dragon for dinner and Old Lodge Pub right outside your door. Slainte

Joseph Coureur
Joseph CoureurNew York City

I've only been to Shannon to make a flight connection, but I like it because it's one of the first places to stop on a transatlantic crossing.

Lola Smith
Lola Smith

Irish people so friendly

Kasia Gora
Kasia GoraMoreno Valley

Beautiful small town with lots of charm and great food


The least expensive month is December, with an average of £72 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Shannon is July, with an average price of £93 per night.
The average price of a hotel in October last year was £75 per night. This is 5% less than the average nightly price of £80 seen over the previous 12 months.
In Shannon, the expected average temperature in October is 11.3°C/52.3°F. The warmest month is typically July, which averages 19.9°C/67.8°F. The coolest month is February, with temperatures averaging 3.7°C/38.7°F.
The nearest airport to Shannon is Shannon (SNN) (1.80 miles). Other nearby airports include: Spiddal Connemara (42.66 miles) Kerry (45.58 miles)

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