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by Adrian Henry on Nov 7 2017 19:58

We had requested a high floor and a quiet room on arrival we were given a 1st floor room overlooking the extractor fan in the kitchen, the room smelled very bad and when the light was switched on th the bathroom the noise from the extractor fan was deafening, We asked the room to be changed and were out in a 3 rd floor overlooking the courtyard. This room was better and didn't smell, The bar was very hot as the open fire was blazing and we had to leave as it was too hot On the better side the breakfast was very good and the staff were friendly but the hotel feels like it need some work to be done on it

by Karen Collins on Nov 15 2016 18:03

I can't rate the Armada highly enough. The staff were all so welcoming, friendly and helpful and the food in the restaurant was top notch. The scallops and seabass dish was absolutely delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed the cosy bar with its open fire and the whole place is just so relaxing. It was lovely to see Irish made products in the bathroom too. Already looking forward to a return visit. Thanks to all the staff who made our stay so pleasant and memorable.

by Sinead on Nov 10 2016 15:34

The staff in the hotel were friendly and efficient. The breakfast we had the next morning was the best ever and the waitress kindly gave us a table overlooking the sea. Would definitely revisit - Atlantic ocean views were just stunning.

by Nicola Carroll on Jun 29 2016 15:29

Our first visit to this area and hotel. Fantastic experience, from the moment we arrived to our leaving. We we looked after 2nd to none. The staff were very friendly, we arrived before check in time, and no problem. We had a beautiful and very filling meal in their restaurant. The staff were LOVELY, very friendly and polite. Breakfast the next morning was Brilliant!! Homemade scones, homemade bread, jams. Lovely choice of Sausages. Overall a wonderful experience. The view, the proximity to the beach etc.. Top Class. Would Highly recommend.

by Pat on Jun 22 2016 11:26

Had a great time in this gem of a hotel in a wonderful location.We stayed in a newly decorated room which was fab.All staff were friendly and helpful,great food and a really cosy bar. Will definitely return in the future.

by frances on May 6 2016 11:20

Had a fab night here from early check in to checking out all went extremely well. This hotel is in a fantastic spot and ticks all the boxes. Food in the restaurant was excellent. Breakfast was good and the staff were friendly and efficient.

by Tom on Mar 20 2016 10:52

we were disappointed and would not stay there again . there was a smell of cigarettes in the room , I complained , We would have to pay 10E each to move room . they are not superior rooms . The bed was very uncomfortable . The Steak -5Euro supplement was not a rib eye as the menu said . It was overcooked even though we asked for medium rare . We would not recommend it to our friends or would not go back again . 2 star

by Carol Nash on Mar 1 2016 19:28

The Armada Hotel was extremely good. Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly Receptionist who was very helpful and welcoming. Our room was very pleasant and with all the facilities as detailed by the hotel. We had dinner in the Restaurant and it was lovely. Breakfast was excellent. We were very happy with our stay there and would book another break for the Armada in the future. Hotel Staff were very helpful and friendly.

by Bernie on Jan 26 2016 12:22

Really enjoyed our stay at the Armada, great friendly service and excellant food. Perfect for a short winter break, would definitely go back. Bernie

by Barry Holmes on Dec 24 2015 12:29

Great spot. Lovely food and helpful service. Will go again!!

by Katie7878 on Oct 29 2015 13:39

The location of this hotel is wonderful. The staff are friendly and the food is lovely. I did book a family room and was given a triple, which was unfortunate. I asked for a sea view and unfortunately wasn't successful. The kids club was wonderful. The staff brought milk and cookies on one evening for a bedtime treat! I would definitely go back again.

by Vlad Darie on Sep 30 2015 19:42

great hotel, great food, great chefs, great front office service, i will come back again, certainly.

by Ann & Ger on Sep 23 2015 20:12

Top class hotel in a wonderful location & friendly staff. Gorgeous spacious room overlooking sea, loved the luxurious toiletries & seaweed bath. Lots of cosy corners in bar with turf fires burning & lively back-round music. Only downside was not many people in restaurant for dinner so lacking in atmosphere and the dreary CD playing over & over didn't help. Great stay thanks.

by B Keogh on Jun 22 2015 22:26

Hotel was great and staff were friendly and very helpful. Set menu choice was very limited and roast of the day could be included. Lovely setting for hotel and we would go back again.

by Ryanno on Jan 15 2015 11:44

Stayed here in Oct 14 on family break with 8 and 5 year old. Beautiful hotel in a great location. Great for touring all the wonderful things to see in Clare. Breakfast was delicious and very friendly and attentive staff. Very good kiddies club. Only negative is lack of swimming pool. We'll be back for another stay here in the future.

by Peps on Dec 10 2014 17:36

beautiful hotel and even better views - great staff in all departments

by terry on Aug 6 2014 22:28

stayed here for two nights excellent food staff were very friendly music in bar was very enjoyable will be returning.

by PH on Jul 20 2014 19:09

Beautiful location reaching out over the Atlantic. Great hotel, fabulous view from room, Dinner was exquisite and breakfast was excellent. Lovely wee bar in the hotel, Jonny Burkes with live traditional music. Friendly staff with loads of info about Spanish Armada.

by Dave M on Jul 20 2014 10:46

just come back from the armada hotel.we had a great holiday.Good food and great staff.we will definitely be going back.

by Bert McCann on Jul 19 2014 18:21

Just spent one night here in July. Had 2 meals and breakfast. Must say the food was very good and very well presented. The staff in this hotel were extremely friendly, I suspect most were from the locality. The hotel is quite a distance from a town, but that said, it seems to have a large support from the numerous nearby holiday homes. With music every night, adequate bedrooms,and the efficient and friendly staff, you will not be disappointed with a stay here.

by Cliffhanger on Jun 17 2014 23:11

Stayed in the Armada hotel 2 weeks ago in a family room and had would highly recommend it. The room was very nice, clean and spacious. We had a lovely view of the sea. Hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. Great choice of breakfast and evening meal was excellent. Will definately stay in the Armada again.

by George on Apr 27 2014 14:21

Good Hotel and Excellent location. Good food, great rooms, lively bar and friendly efficient staff. Good food and all in all a good break for me and the young lad. Great base to cycle and walk.

by Shinners on Apr 20 2014 21:15

Spent 2 nights here in April. The hotel was fantastic with the most amazing views. Hotel staff were brilliant and we really enjoyed our break. Can't wait to go back!!

by reviewer90227146 on Apr 19 2014 10:57

Excellent stay. Good food, great rooms, lively bar and very friendly, efficient staff. All in all a great experience.

by tony on Mar 16 2014 22:24

Great location right on the ocean , very professional staff, would recommend this hotel when touring west clare

by Gerry on Feb 11 2014 11:42

Perfect getaway with the better half. Great service, lovely room, excellect food and stunning views. Pity about the weather but few pints of porter in the snug made up for that! We will be coming back here, sooner rather than later.

by Michael o Sullivan on Nov 4 2013 15:56

Can not praise this hotel enough beautiful surroundings excellent food the staff are superb and very friendly will defo b going back. Michael o Sullivan

by geraldine on Sep 15 2013 12:46

enjoyed our one night stay here found the accommodation clean and comfortable ,friendly staff , good food a bit slow on service between courses but otherwise fine enjoyable meal .a few enjoyable drinks in the burkes bar afterwards . only thing we found strange was the size of the lift was very small and slow wouldn't like to have to use it too often we used the stairs as we were on the second floor!

by Joyc on Sep 14 2013 10:46

From the warm welcome of the staff on reception, the room with a view over the sea, the lovely breakfast, the delicious evening meals, to the staff at reception as we were leaving - it was truly wonderful - and made our couple of days getaway delightful.

by Susan Noonan on Sep 9 2013 09:37

great location, attentive & professional staff, good food and as a bonus we were blessed with glorious weather during our stay!

by jim mac mahon on Aug 1 2013 23:22

a very good hotel the staff were very nice the hotel was very clean food was good we will be back regards im mac mahon

by Olive McCarthy on May 22 2013 11:50

Enjoyed my stay very much. The Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The food was excellent as was the accommodation. Will return again very soon. Olive McCarthy, Oban, 1, Eastlands, Tramore, Co. Waterford.

by richard malone on Mar 23 2013 13:56

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and it was practically a straight run from Dublin.Jerome and Emily were very welcoming on the reception.The food was good and the waiting staff were very friendly and made us feel at home....the breakfasts were absolutely scrumptious;I told myself I wouldn't have the full Irish but I couldn't resist-the peppered sausages were very moreish,and the luchtime menu is a definite must(compliments to the cook)! Our room was very clean, spacious and warm. The hotel is situated close to some of the sights that are must see places:Bunratty and the Cliffs of Moher and also offers the facility of some nice walks in the area. Siobhan and I are definitely going to return as soon as we can. Richard

by Maureen on Nov 20 2012 11:15

Beautiful hotel, great views, great food. Rooms comfortable. Would recommend.

by Trish on Nov 12 2012 11:54

Stayed here for a wedding but went to bed early. Room was very close to function room and could not sleep due to noise.when i brought it up at reception on check out, i was asked why I didn't I complain at 1am. Breakfast not greatly varied, bacon not cooked properly. Ask for a quiet room if staying here.

by bb on Oct 24 2012 16:09

we had a lovely stay in the Armada Hotel, food excellent and staff most helpful

by g mc on Aug 24 2012 12:30

The hotel is fabulous - and the food devine. Arrived 2.15pm and our room was "not quite ready" - tea for two offered while we waited. Nice gesture. Staff very helpful. As the weather was disappointing (to say the least) it would have been lovely to have had a leisure or spa centre. Women love a bit of pampering......... But would certainly recommend to friends and have every intention of returning to the Armada. Would give a 4* rating to hotel - 5 if there had been that leisure/spa centre.

by Dee Power on Aug 6 2012 12:18

The hotel was in a wonderful location, fantastic value and breath taking views. The food was devine, had live entertainment on a monday night and special offer on drinks, I enjoyed my stay very much and would highly recommend this hotel. Our room was very comfortable lots of space and a sea view, who could ask for more! I will definitely be making a return visit.

by Rita on May 27 2012 20:14

an absolute gem of a hotel. Friendly and efficient staff, especially Linda in reception.Location wonderful and our beautiful modern room was overlooking the very good and a lovely atmosphere in the hotel. I would definitely stay there again.

by Tracy on May 14 2012 21:34

Great location for a quiet weekend break away from it all. Friendly staff, spacious rooms, gorgeous food, beautiful views and a cosy pub! Perfect!!

by reviewer78187570 on Mar 16 2012 21:16

Hotel was perfect for our needs, food was very good and included in the price which made it more enjoyable. Staff were very helpful, very relaxing break. On check in we were upgraded to an exec room - completely unexpected. Hope to return again with our children next year.

by SK on Feb 21 2012 16:15

This was brilliant value - it's a lovely hotel, in lovely surroundings & nice food. A very relaxing weekend overall. For the price we paid with this deal, it was fantastic value.

by Brendan on Feb 13 2012 10:02

Great break. Staff happy to go that extra bit to make sure all was well. Food was fantastic - very high standard. Will definately return. Brendan, Navan

by reviewer60755703 on Jan 16 2012 16:40

Nice Hotel, Good Service, Food was nice but menu was very limited! Beef or Vegetarian dish or Salmon or Halibat or Hake...

by DJL on Jan 12 2012 15:16

Warm and welcoming hotel in idyllic surroundings. The room was very comfortable and the food was top class. We had a great stay here overall.

by marley6 on Dec 12 2011 21:38

Good hotel with very pleasant staff-quite a trip to get there and sign posting from Ennis very poor-non existant more correctly-had to ask 3 times from Ennis onwards how to get to Spamish Point. On a dark night not much fun. However met by very pleasant staff (though loud music blaring from bar on the Friday night on our arrival). Good food and staff and bar food very good on the Saturday night. Lovely areas to visit like owls and falcons at Ailiwee Cave and Cliffs of Moher too. So good hotel to be based at to see some of Clare. Staff helpful at all times.

by M on Dec 12 2011 11:20

Lovely Hotel. Fantastic staff. We will definitely be back again!

by jacinta athlone on Nov 29 2011 17:59

first room we were given window would not close we were upgraded 2 a delux room staf very helpful and nice food was very good we stayed one night 26/11 2011we wil be back jacinta athlone

by Des fox on Nov 22 2011 15:48

We stayed in the armada on a weekend the area is quiet and the scenery is lovely, there was weddings on both night s we stayed it was a bit noisey and the room was not very sound proof, but it was a nice room. The food in the bar was beautiful we did have an evening meal included each day for the main resturant but we liked the bar menu better, the breakfast was very nice and plenty of it, There is plenty to see around the area.The staff were very helpfull and very nice.

by Brendan on Nov 22 2011 13:23

Stayed for 2 night B & B + Dinner and would highly recommend the Armada. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful and overall had a very enjoyable stay.
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Hotel Details

The Armada Hotel is a stylish contemporary hotel, which is located in Spanish Point, County Clare, one of the most inspiring locations in Ireland. All of the superior guestrooms have stunning, sweeping views across the Atlantic ocean. It's a world away from the hustle and bustle of modern living, an oasis of peace and tranquility

Check In From - 3:00 pm : Check Out Up To - 12:00 pm

Cancellation Description : Once you cancel your booking up to 48 hours prior to arrival you will not incur a cancellation fee from the hotel. Cancellations that are made within 48 hours prior to arrival and no shows at the hotel will be charged the 1st night of the stay to your card. Please note that your booking deposit is non refundable.

Travel Description : We are situated in scenic County Clare right on the Atlantic Ocean, just a 30 minute car journey from Ennis town and 45 minutes from Shannon International airport.

Area Description : Heart of Burren Walks are based in the east of the Burren which serves as an excellent base for the exploration some of the most unspoilt and spectacular scenery in the west of Ireland.Visitors to Doolin Cave are guaranteed to enjoy the region above ground as much as under ground! Doolin Cave is located within a ten-minute drive of the stunning Cliffs of Moher and is on the cusp of The Burren.

Hotel Location
Hotel Facilities

Hotel Restaurant

  • Dinner served
  • Lunch served
  • Breakfast served

Hotel Children Facilities

  • Cot available on request
  • Baby sitting service on request

Hotel Bar

  • Bar food menu
  • High season entertainment

Hotel Guest Services

  • Complimentary WIFI access available
  • 24 hour room service
  • Internet access
  • Baby sitting on request
  • Limited free parking
  • Free car parking
  • Non smoking hotel

Things To Do In The Area

  • Pet farms
  • Golfing
  • Boat trips
  • Surfing
  • Walking trails
  • Cycling
  • Local sightseeing
  • Cafe
  • Local restaurants
  • Historical trails
  • Go to the beach