About Us

About The Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant

Ardagh HotelThe Ardagh Hotel is a long established, family owned and managed 20 bedroom boutique hotel. Peacefully located on the edge of the beautiful Ardbear bay.

Each of the Ardagh’s well-furnished rooms & suites has its own unique charm. With many rooms overlooking the bay and some over our gardens.

Perched well above the sea, the multi award-winning Ardagh Restaurant serves the finest locally caught seafood, home grown & Irish farm produce.

Together they provide some of the most serene and stunning views of the Wild Irish Atlantic and the Connemara landscape.

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

The Heart of Connemara

Ardagh HotelThe Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey & 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, the Derrigimlagh Discovery Point and the majestic 12 Ben Mountains all but surround you.

Enjoy captivating sunsets while dining in our 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 relaxing break that won’t break your budget, why not spend a few unforgettable days with us in the timeless beauty of Connemara.Ardagh hotel

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


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 2.5km from the shops and pubs of the lively Town of Clifden, on a remote stretch of the enchanting Ardbear Bay and in the very heart of west Connemara.