The Glendalough Hotel in the heart of Glendalough Valley

in County Wicklow

Steps from the St Kevin's 6th Century Monastic city, the Glendalough Hotel in County Wicklow is uniquely located.

Gleann da Locha means the glen of two lakes

History and nature surround us,

We welcome you to Glendalough Valley in the heart of Irelands Ancient East.

Our team is here to offer a warm welcome and simple home comforts, while you take in the views that surround the hotel.

Did you know?

The oldest known record of our hotel is from an Ordnance Survey Map taken in the 1830s.

The Medieval Gateway that is the entrance to the Monastic City is 64 steps from our front door

Many features from the 18th Century building remain including our Grandfather clock, the Waterford Crystal chandelier and the call bells behind reception. You'll love the pictures lining the walls that recall a past rich in hospitality.

Excerpts from guests' comment books over the years feature on the walls, see if you can find out which famous Royal visited the hotel.


There are walks and hikes for all abilities that can begin at the hotel.
(Click on the link to get a taste of what there is to see!)

Find our location here.


Wicklow is known as the "Garden of Ireland" and the Glendalough Hotel is located right in the heart of that Garden steps from the world Famous Monastic City. We offer a range of bedrooms to suit your needs, from Single cosy bedrooms to our large Balcony Bedrooms with views overlooking the valley. 

Casey's Bar and Bistro serves food all day, and The Barn serves food outdoors with options to take away your treats or enjoy them either on our terrace sitting over the river with panoramic views or our covered restored 18th-century barn with views out to the valley.

We offer visitors great options for hearty main courses and delicious sweet treats to revive you after a hike around the lakes.


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