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Rathbaun Hotel

Lisdoonvarna, North Clare


This family-run hotel is renowned for music, lovely Irish food, genuine hospitality, creamy pints of Guinness, and tasteful accommodation.

The Rathbaun Hotel is renowned in County Clare for live Irish music and songs. If you are looking for great value accommodation and a welcoming atmosphere with attention to detail, you will find it at the Rathbaun Hotel.   

The hotel has ten tastefully decorated bedrooms with luxury bedding, tea and coffee-making facilities, bottled water, a TV, and a hairdryer. The lovely, generous breakfast can be cooked to order until noon.

You can enjoy delicious home-cooked Irish food during the day and Irish music at night in the oak-panelled bar. There is a lovely menu and special dietary requirements are catered for.

During the summer, the resident house group “Ceolan” play nightly in the bar and restaurant. In September, there is music and dancing daily and nightly.

One of the team will happily help you plan your stay in Lisdoonvarna. There is extensive information available on the area at the hotel.

Lisdoonvarna is in the beautiful Burren region, ideally located for visiting the world-famous Cliffs of Moher, 11km away. The Aran Islands can be reached by ferry from Doolin – the ferry crossing is 20 minutes and sails daily during the summer months.

The town is home to the Burren Smokehouse and Interpretive Centre. It also has a beautiful park with football pitches, an astroturf pitch, a playground, a town hall, and an amphitheatre.  

The Spa Well Heritage Gardens are also worth a visit. They are beautiful grounds with a river running through them.

Lisdoonvarna is the perfect base to enjoy fishing, surfing, swimming, walking, cycling, pony trekking, and caving (Doolin and Ailwee Caves). You can also visit a perfumery in Carran or the Kilfenora Burren Center. At night, there is live music and craic to enjoy. 

Food and drink:

All the music, food, and drink experiences are open to the public.

Good to Know

The public car park is free and 100m from the hotel, and there is secure parking for bikes and motorbikes at the hotel. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

About Lisdoonvarna


Situated deep in the heart of the Burren is the spa town of Lisdoonvarna, famous for its rich heritage and matchmaking festival.