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Hylands Burren Hotel

Ballyvaughan, North Clare


Hylands Burren Hotel is in the centre of the unspoiled and picturesque village of Ballyvaughan, which is on the mid-point of the Wild Atlantic Way and surrounded by the mystical Burren district of Co. Clare.

The Hylands Burren is a charming, Failte Ireland Registered, 3-star hotel dating back to the 18th century. It has recently been refurbished. The hotel has 32 en-suite bedrooms. Guests can enjoy dining and relaxation in the lounges and public bar which are popular with local residents and regularly frequented by traditional Irish musicians and artists. 

Hylands Burren are proud of the food they serve and their history and heritage. That’s why you’ll see that The Burren is more than just a source of inspiration for their menu; it is also a source of their ingredients whenever possible. As members of the Burren Food Trail, their Head Chef and his dedicated team use the freshest of local produce to serve delicious meals everyday and the Daily Specials. Advance reservations are recommended at weekends and for group bookings. Food is served everyday in the Fountain Bar, Wine Bar and Bistro. Traditional Irish musicians and storytellers often frequent the Burren Bar, which has a wonderfully enchanting atmosphere. Enjoy fine local food accompanied with a pint of Guinness, lager, craft beer, or one of their carefully chosen wines.


The hotel is a member of the Burren Ecotourism Network and a member of the Original Irish Hotels Group and Guaranteed Irish.

Food and drink

The Bistro Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner for non-residents. As members of the Burren Food Trail, they source as much food produce as possible locally. Their head Chef and his team offer creative and delicious options. The Fountain Bar is a cosy and attractive bar that overlooks the village square and water fountain. Musicians frequently gig in this bar, so you should check it out!

Good to Know

The hotel offers free on-site parking to residents. Free wifi is available for all guests.

About Ballyvaughan


Ballyvaughan is a picturesque coastal village in the Burren, and a Discovery Point along the Wild Atlantic Way.