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Renvyle House Hotel & Resort

Renvyle House is a four star hotel & resort on the shores of the Wild Atlantic Way

Building: 1927

Renvyle house is a historic country house hotel, situated in the wild splendour of Connemara on the shores of the Wild Atlantic Way.

The hotel is located on 150 acres which include a private lake, 1km of beach, woodlands, orchards, gardens and kitchen gardens.

Over several centuries, Renvyle House has been built, pulled down, rebuilt, burned to ashes and rebuilt once again. A Chieftain of one of the oldest and most powerful Gaelic clans in Connacht once lived here. It was also the home of poet, statesman and surgeon Oliver St. John Gogarty (Buck Mulligan Of James Joyce's "Ulysses") and, since becoming a country house hotel in 1883, Renvyle House has played host to many famous people - Augustus John, Lady Gregory, Yeats and Churchill among them.

Open: Beginning of February to the beginning of January - Room numbers: 70 - Rates: B&B from 71€ per person

Best Restaurant in Connacht 2019

100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland 2019 

Rooms - Suites

70 rooms comprising of:

  • 5 Superior Suites - bedroom, sitting room & bathroom
  • 4 junior suites - bedroom, sitting room & bathroom
  • 3 family island suites (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 sitting room)
  • 3 family rooms (2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom)
  • 45 Double / Twin Rooms with bathroom en suite
  • 10 Single rooms with bathroom en suite


Our Executive Chef, Tim O'Sullivan, is an award winning chef and has previously won Best Chef in Connacht at the National Food & Wine Awards.

The hotel has its own kitchen gardens and orchard and features a wide range of Irish and Continental cuisine with Irish Beef, Connemara Lamb and locally. Max. capacity: 180 persons

Spa & Wellness

We have many activities on our grounds which include:

  • A freshwater lake for boating, canoeing and fly-fishing
  • A beach on the shores of the Atlantic for swimming
  • An outdoor canadian hot tub An outdoor pool (open summer months)
  • 2 all weather tennis courts
  • lawn bowls
  • Croquet


Renvyle House Hotel is also an authorised wedding venue for Humanist and Civil Ceremonies and can host your entiire day.

Every tiny detail will be looked after for you by our Wedding and Banqueting Manager, which leaves you time to catch up with friends and family and enjoy your day.

In fact the poet, W.B. Yeats and his wife came on their honeymoon to Renvyle House in the Autumn of 1917 and returned to stay many times afterwards. Max. capacity: 180 persons


We have a choice of three meeting / conference rooms. Seating theatre style from 30 to 200. We work closely with a local adventure centre for teambuilding or corporate retreats. Max. capacity: 200 persons


Ireland West Airport Knock 108km. Shannon Airport 180km. Dublin Airport 300km.

Local Attractions - Golf places - Parks & Gardens - Museums - Festival/Events

Local Attractions Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Killary Fjord Cruises
Killary Adventure Centre
DK Connemara Oyster Farm Tours
Golf places Connemara Golf Course
Oughterard Golf Course
Parks/Gardens Connemara National Park
Museums Kylemore Abbey
Festivals/Events Conamara Sea Week (end of October)
Conamra Bog Week (June)
Clifden Arts Festival (September)



Renvyle House Hotel & Resort

Renvyle House Hotel & Resort