Renvyle House Hotel
Renvyle House Hotel, Connemara, IrelandRenvyle House is an historic country house hotel, situated in the wild splendour of Connemara on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel is located on 200 acres which include a private lake, a 9-hole golf course, a beach, woodlands, gardens and numerous activities on site.

It is an award winning hotel for hospitality over the years with a warm welcome for every guest, scrumptious food and comfortable bedrooms.

Some of the leisure facilities you will find on the grounds of Renvyle House Hotel include golf, tennis, swimming, boating, fly-fishing, snooker, croquet, clay pigeon shooting, gardens, woodlands & more.


  • Best Customer Service in Co. Galway 2012, IRISH RESTAURANT AWARDS
  • Bridgestone Guide: "100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland, 2012" and the past 7 years annually
  • Bridgestone Guide, 2012: "10 Great Hotel Managers", Ronnie Counihan no. 3
  • Georgina Campbell Family Friendly Hotel of the Year 2009
  • Georgina Campbell, Gold Medal 2008 “in recognition of a very special place” and contribution to Irish hospitality
  • Best Chef in Connacht 2008 - Tim O'Sullivan, Food & Wine Awards 2008
  • Best Chef in Connacht 2007 - Tim O'Sullivan, Food & Wine Awards 2008
  • Best Restaurant in Connacht 2006, Food & Wine Awards AA Rosette RAC White Ribbon Past National Winner of the Moreau Chablis Fish Dish of the Year

Bedroom suite at the Renvyle House Hotel, Connemara, Co GalwayFamily Island Suite at the Renvyle House HotelRenvyle House is considered a building of architectural importance and, it has been the ethos of Renvyle's owners over the last few decades to source bedroom furnishings designed and made in Ireland in keeping with the Arts & Crafts design of the old house when rebuilt in the 1920's.

Characteristics are clean lines, use of solid Irish oak and furniture and furnishings being made by skilled local craftsmen.

68 Bedrooms comprising of

  • Standard Rooms (single, double & triple rooms)
  • Family Rooms
  • Family Suites
  • Superior Suites
  • Family Apartments (Island Suites)


Tim O' Sullivan, Head Chef of the Renvyle House Hotel, Connemara, Co GalwayTim O'Sullivan, our Head Chef for over 20 years and a Commissioner of Eurotoques Ireland. Tim is an award winning chef and has won the Best Chef in Connacht 2008 & 2007 at the National Food & Wine Awards. The hotel restaurant features a wide range of Irish and Continental cuisine.  Irish beef, Connemara lamb and game dishes feature alongside seafood dishes using fresh fish caught daily off our shores.  The wine list is extensive and offers a selection from the best European vineyards complemented by a wide selection of "New World" wines. The ambiance is relaxed with open fires, friendly efficient service and all complemented by Count John McCormack's concert Steinway.


Guided and one-to-one tuition can be arranged.

Leisure Facilities on Hotel Grounds

Fishing the private lake at Renvyle House Hotel, Connemara, Co Galway, IrelandBoating and angling at Renvyle House Hotel, Connemara, Co GalwayTennis courts, heated swimming pool (May- September), trout fishing and a 9-hole (par 3) golf course are just a few of Renvyle House's many amenities on the grounds of the hotel.

Guests can also enjoy angling, archaeology, championship golf, croquet, lawn bowls, hill walking on heather covered hills, mountain climbing, scuba diving and sea fishing as well as sun-bathing on the most pristine sandy beaches in Europe.

The off-shore islands of Inishboffin, Inishturk and Clare island are all within easy access and well worth visiting as part of your Connemara holiday.

Renvyle House Hotel, is delighted with its facility of a 9-hole golf course. This par 3 course is arguably one of the most scenic nine hole tests in the country. Flanked on one side by the wide Atlantic Ocean, centered around the privately owned trout haven, Rusheenduff Lough, with views over the mountains and boglands of Connemara, our golf course is a golfer's paradise.

Renvyle House Hotel swimming poolRenvyle House Hotel boasts a host of facilities for our guests and on our grounds:

  • 9 Hole Golf Course (par 3)
  • 2 All Weather Tennis Courts
  • Trout Fishing on Private Lake
  • Boating
  • Croquet
  • Snooker
  • Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool (May - September)
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Walking Routes
  • Hill-Climbing
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Bicycles
  • Gardens
  • Shore Angling

Also available in the immediate vicinity:  

  • Guided Walks   
  • Guided Cycling   
  • Guided Treks   
  • Horseriding   
  • Salmon Fishing   
  • Sea Fishing   
  • Island Hopping   
  • Sailing   
  • Windsurfing   
  • Golden uncrowded beaches. Ireland boasts some of the finest golf courses anywhere in the world. A challenging nine-hole golf course is right beside you at Renvyle House, with a choice of two championship courses close by - Connemara and Westport.
  • Children’s rates are based on sharing parent’s accommodation
  • Children’s High Tea at 5:30pm
  • Child Minding Service available on request, early booking advised.
  • A Guests Kid’s Club is run (free of charge) and arranged during the months of July and August from 2pm to 9pm daily (ages 4yrs - 12yrs) supervised activities, face painting, group games, treasure hunts, arts & crafts, quizzes, karaoke nights and movie nights

Renvyle House Provides at No Extra Charge

  • Baby Cots
  • Travel Cots, roll out beds
  • Baby Listening Service
  • Fridge in Family Rooms
  • Avent Steriliser
  • Bottle Warmer
Well behaved dogs accepted
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