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Merriman Hotel

The 3 star 32 bedroomed Merriman Hotel is in the picturesque village of Kinvara in south Galway at the gateway to the Burren region. It is an iconic building with the largest thatched roof in Ireland. It is 20 minutes from Galway City and 30 minutes from Shannon airport.

The hotel has 32 well-appointed bedrooms a large dining room and a handsome traditional bar serving the best of local produce daily. There is a strong sporting tradition in the town and our bar has witnessed the very best of Irish sporting achievements of late on our brand new state of the art multi television experience. We have a wonderful room available that can be prepared for board / AGM type meetings please advise on booking what your requirements are. We can also facilitate Christmas parties, staff away weekends /get togethers or even a wedding!

The fishing village of Kinvara is drenched in history and culture producing many famous sons and daughters such as Brian Merriman the poet whom the hotel is called after. There is a lively Irish music scene in the town with regular trad sessions available and several quaint bars in the towns worth visiting during your stay.

We have several golf courses nearby including the parkland course at Gort, the well known Galway Bay Golf Links and the two courses at Lahinch, the venue for the Irish Open in 2019. We can help arrange tee times when you book. 

We would like to offer all IoD members a 15% discount on all accommodation Monday through Sunday but not valid on special offers or packages subject to availability. There is also a 15% discount on all meeting rooms booked. You must quote your IoD number at the time of booking. All offers are valid till 31st December 2018.

Please feel free to talk directly to Maggie Martyn our hotel Manager on 091 632 222 or email her on mm@merrimanhotel.com she and her team will look after you.