About The Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant

The Ardagh Hotel is a privately owned and managed boutique hotel with 20 modern and cosy rooms, an award-winning restaurant serving the finest locally caught seafood and Irish produce, and provides some of the most serene and stunning views of the Irish Atlantic and Connemara landscape.

Your host and hostess at The Ardagh Hotel are Stéphane and Monique Bauvet.


We’ve been featured in several guidebooks and travel websites, praised for our hospitality, comfort, and breathtaking views.

An ideal location for a romantic getaway or weekend break, The Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant lies just 2 miles from the shops and pubs of lively Clifden Town, on a remote stretch of the enchanting Ardbear Bay and in the very heart of west Connemara.

Connemara Ponies - Ardbear Bay

Ardagh Hotel with The Twelve BensThe Heart of Connemara

The world-famous Connemara Championship Golf Links at Ballyconneely are a quick 15 minute drive away—we can arrange tee times and discounted greens fees for hotel residents. Isolated beaches, quiet bays, and the majestic 12 Ben Mountains all but surround you.

Enjoy captivating sunsets while dining in our award-winning restaurant. Retreat for a quiet drink beside an open turf fire in our cosy lounges, or join the conversation at the bar before retiring to your warm and inviting bedroom.

For a relaxation break that won’t break your budget, spend a few unforgettable days with us in the timeless beauty of Connemara.

To book your stay at The Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant, Clifden, ring us on +353 (0)95 21384, email info@ardaghhotel.com or use our secure online booking form. We look forward to welcoming you to Connemara!