UK & NI Welcome
We are delighted to welcome our UK and Northern Ireland Visitors to the Glendalough Hotel, uniquely located in the heart of the Glendalough Valley.
The 6th Century Monastic Site in Glendalough is world renowned and one of the most iconic sites in Irelands Ancient East. Our Family run hotel is uniquely located steps from the entrance to the site and a short walk from the Visitor Centre. Book online for our Guaranteed Best Available Rates.
Guests walk out of the hotel across the Glendasan River and up through the ancient gateway that leads to the famous round Tower and Monastic City. This entrance is the only surviving entrance to an ecclesiastical settlement in the world. The beautiful valleys of Glendalough and Glendasan are Glacial Valleys carved out of the Wicklow Mountains. There is a quiet beauty here that inspired St Kevin and his followers to settle here back in the 6th Century and that beauty is still here today for you to experience.
Glendalough is just over an hour from Dublin Airport and little less from Dublin City Centre. We are around 90 minutes from Kilkenny City which means we are well placed as an overnight stop when taking a driving holiday around the most beautiful parts of our country. We are three hours from Belfast International which gives you more flight options if you want to include the Titanic Quarter in your travels. Our traditional hotel has been run by the Casey family since the 1960’s and we offer a range of overnight packages to suit your needs.
Dublin Airport, (DUB) offers flights from; Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster/ Sheffield, Donegal, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Inverness, Isle of Man, Leeds/ Bradford, Livepool, London (London City/ Gatwick/ Stansted/ Luton/ Southend/ Heathrow), Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham - East Midlands and Southampton. Get your directions HERE from Dublin Airport to the Glendalough Hotel. Driving time is approximately 1hr.
Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire are the two main Ferry Ports, welcoming ferries from Holyhead and LIverpool.
Wicklow is at the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East and is one of Ireland’s most scenic locations; offering a journey through 5000 years of history with the stunning backdrop of the Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea.
Come visit and be immerse yourself in Irelands Ancient East.