What travelers to Carlow are saying
Situated in the southeast of Ireland, the county of Carlow is rich with mountains, lush valleys and unparalleled pastoral scenery that are never more than a few minutes away from the home-grown hospitality offered at Carlow hotels. The town sits in an area that maintains traditional cultural heritage, yet provides a vibrant modern scene through visual and performing arts, trendy cafes and exciting nightclubs. Visitors interested in Contemporary Art must explore The Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin with its impressive collection of pieces. Book now with HotelClub and enjoy our exclusive offers for our members. Membership is free, so booking your perfect getaway is easier than ever.
Hotels in Carlow provide an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding countryside. County Carlow is rich with historical and archaeological artefacts. At Ballygalley a number of Neolithic houses were excavated producing finds like stone axes and pottery. Hundreds of kilometres of walking trails are within county borders, making this the perfect locale for hikers. Choose from the South Leinster, the Barrow and the Wicklow Ways along with the Carlow Garden Trail for those interested in local flora. For history, drive one of three choices comprising the Trail of the Saints, featuring 51 different ecclesiastical sites. After returning to town, take in a production at the Visual Art Centre or the George Bernard Shaw Theatre.
Festivals abound in this colourful Irish town and include Taylor fest, honouring filmmaker William Desmond Taylor and Féile an Fhómhair, a bilingual festival featuring drama, literature, art, music, storytelling, cinema, comedy and entertainment of every kind. Both occur annually in early fall. The way to reach all of these great events and your accommodation in Carlow is primarily by car or bus. Most international travellers arrive via Dublin Airport and, then, either take public bus transport or car hire via the M9 highway.
The Seven Oaks Hotel Carlow offers guests comfortable accommodations and warm service while staying in the area. The hotel is near the city centre offering numerous entertainment and shopping... More
Located on the banks of the River Barrow and surrounded by luscious green grounds, it's picturesque location makes the Hotel the perfect choice for a dream wedding, a relaxing midweek or weekend... More