Originally built in 1832, this exuberant manor house, with its 365 windows, 52 chimneys, 12 Pillars, 4 towers is a rare example of a calendar house.
This means it was built to symbolise the calendar years through the design of its architectural elements.
With its Neo-Gothic exterior, complete with gargoyles and decorative carved stone, this manor house has been an icon on the Irish coast for centuries, now turned into one of Ireland's most impressive boutique Golf and Spa resort.
Inside, the manor house is truly remarkable. Original features have been restored through careful renovations and Georgian inspired features, designed to reflect the historical past of the manor house. Dining areas, bedrooms and suites all showcase accents such as oak-panelling, domed stained glass windows and elevated ceilings affording a classic and breathtaking atmosphere to the hotel.
The spectacular surroundings of the hotel reflect the high standard of hospitality afforded to the manor’s esteemed guests. A dedicated team of staff take pride in offering guests heartfelt Irish hospitality that is ‘beyond everything’, through 5-star service and providing a feast of experiences crafted to delight and surprise families and couples alike. Find award-winning fine dining and championship standard golf as well as a whole host of activities, all designed to showcase the best of Ireland in extreme luxury.
For an unforgettable experience, our travel specialists especially recommend Adare Manor’s experience packages which incorporate a range of activities around themes to suit all tastes. Tantalise your taste buds with the gourmet experience or celebrate a special occasion with your loved one – Adare Manor will craft an experience especially for you.
Set over 840 acres, the grounds that surround the manor house are a destination in themselves. The geometric box patterned Formal Gardens that have been maintained since the 1850s are the perfect place for a leisurely meander in the fresh Irish sun and to get a glimpse of the hard work and dedication that has gone towards maintaining this property for centuries. Meanwhile, guests can also find with wilds of Ireland through the magnificent mature trees and the Maigue, one of Irelands best trout rivers, which are found within the grounds.
If you fall in love with the Adare Manor and the Irish surroundings, why not extend your stay with a trip on the Belmond Grand Hibernian, Irelands luxury train service that travels across the country.
Each of the 104 guest rooms and suites have been individually designed with 19th century inspired art, mahogany furnishings and full marble en suites to reflect the history of Adare Manor. Grand windows frame phenomenal views of the Manor’s grounds, golf course and woodlands. All rooms benefit from Acqua Di Pharma luxury bathroom amenities, 300 thread count 100% cotton bed linens and goose down bedding.
Every day in the Dunraven’s favourite family room, The Gallery, sample a jewel-box menu of sweet treats prepared by Executive Pastry Chef Xavier Torne. Surrounded by grand stained-glass windows and carved mahogany furnishings steep yourself in luxury and magnificence, as you are delighted by dainty sandwiches, miniature pastries, and scones with clotted cream washed down with speciality tea blends from around the world, including Adare Manor’s own signature tea blend, 1832.
Fine dining in a distinctive oak-panelled gothic-style hall that once served as the family dining room. Serving an innovative seasonal menu created by award-winning Head Chef Michael Tweedie, using ingredients sourced from local Irish artisan producers. The extensive wine list created by Resort Wine & Spirits Manager Jurica Gojevic provides the perfect accompaniment to each dish.
Atmospheric cellar bar offering a sophisticated retreat for intimate dining at the end of the day. Serving premium craft beer and an extensive range of bespoke cocktails created using speciality liquors and infusions hand-crafted using ingredients from the Manor’s own gardens – the perfect accompaniment to light dishes such as artisan cheese and charcuterie boards. The Tack Room is particularly renowned for the whiskey collection which includes over 100 bottles of rare Irish, Scotch, Bourbon, Canadian and Japanese whiskeys.
A polished, art-deco room styled with dark oak, metal inlays, plush leather furnishings and outstanding floor to ceiling panelled windows that frame views of the grounds. Showcases locally sourced ingredients from across Ireland with an inspired menu created by the Adare Manor Director of Culinary, Loughlin Druhan, including national favourites such as Connemara lamb and Atlantic lobster.
Activities and Entertainment
Across the manor house and gardens there is a wide selection of indoor and outdoor activities perfect for every guest.
On the grounds, try your hand at falconry, archery and clay pigeon shooting or take some time for yourself on any of the walking or running trails around the manor. If you want to enjoy splendid views of the grounds from an altogether more luxurious vantage point, then horse & carriage rides around the resort are the best way to experience the enchanting 840 acre site.
Lauded as one of the best courses in the world, the masterfully executed Adare Manor 18-hole championship golf course is located right on the manor’s grounds and is designed to be a challenging and profoundly satisfying experience for golfers of every level. Celebrated golf architect Tom Fazio has taken this already award-winning course and transformed it into a golfing paradise so impressive that it is set to host the 2026 Ryder Cup.
Outside of the manor grounds, guests can enjoy the great Irish countryside through activities such as horseback riding, wild game shooting and traditional gun dog lessons. Situated on the picturesque southwest of Ireland, Adare Manor also provides prime access to Adare Village, where the streets are lined with historic thatched cottages and stone walls, as well as the Wild Atlantic Way, where there are some of Ireland’s more iconic sights and tourist destinations.
Then, after a day outside, guests can return to the manor for relaxing treatments at La Mer or settle in with a film in the cinema that can house up to 28 people.
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