Best Hotels to Spend the May Bank Holiday – Your Search Ends Here

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If you’re looking for hotels for this May bank holiday, look no further. We have a handy little list ready for you. So whether you want to check in at these hotels to just chill, or book together with friends and have a little soiree of sorts, you are sorted.

But be certain to quickly browse and book these hotels as bookings are getting done fast and furious.

Talbot Hotel Clonmel

A room with view, drinks, and comfy beds for May bank holiday

Located 5 minutes’ drive from Clonmel, this modern hotel features chic, practical and cosy guest rooms with 4-star hotel facilities.

Talbot Hotel Clonmel has conference and banqueting facilities for up to 500 people, and ample free parking. The retail park and shops are just a stroll away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

If this has caught your fancy as one of the best hotels to spend the May bank holiday, find a booking link here.

While in Clonmel

Just so that you know – Clonmel is a historical town in County Tipperary. And there are plenty of things to do there – from going about the impressive ruins of the 18th century Carey’s Castle, to taking a walk in the pretty Ballyhist Garden and more. If you are heading there this May Bank Holiday weekend, you won’t for sure, be bored!

Treacy’s Hotel Waterford

Exterior of the Treacy's Hotel for the May bank holiday weekend in Ireland

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Treacy’s Hotel is located on Waterford’s Quays, overlooking the Suir River. It boasts delicious food, modern bedrooms, free parking and fantastic recreational facilities including a 20 m pool, sauna and hot tub.

Rooms at Treacy’s Hotel Spa & Leisure Club Waterford are decorated in warm colours, feature satellite TVs and free Wi-Fi. Rooms include laptop safes and Hypnos beds covered with crisp white sheets.

The 5-star Spirit Health and Beauty Centre offers a range of indulgent treatments including massage, thermal suites, mud chambers and holistic therapies. Guests can also relax in the steam room and work out in the gym.

The elegant Crokers Restaurant serves fine Irish and European cuisine, using ingredients sourced from the Waterford area. Timbertoes Bar offers its own extensive bar food menu and weekly entertainment.

The hotel is just a 5-minute walk from both the bus and train station. Waterford Crystal, Reginald’s Tower and Waterford Golf Club are all within a 10-minute walk.

Find a booking link here.

Btw, while in Waterford, don’t miss out on taking in the views of the River Suir. There are family friendly railway runs along the picturesque banks of the River Suir. What’s more, these runs offer views of the world famous Mount Congreve Gardens. This May bank holiday, find yourself in one of the best hotels in Ireland and enjoy all that Waterford has to offer.

Pillo Hotel Ashbourne

A woman getting a spa experience at The Pillo Hotel

Set in the beautiful, peaceful countryside of County Meath, The Pillo Hotel is a 4-star, modern hotel is located between Dublin and Meath, offering luxurious rooms with HD TVs. Tayto Park can be reached in a 5-minute drive, and guests can exercise or relax at Clann Fitness and Leisure Club.

Each smartly furnished bedroom enjoys calm and luxurious décor, free internet access, and plush bedding to relax in at the end of the day.

The fully equipped Clann Fitness & Leisure Club provides a wide range of equipment and facilities, while the newly refurbished Jule Spa offers an indulgent range of treatments.

What’s more they have in conjunction with the team at Sensory House have specially designed and installed a Sensory Room to help children escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Just perfect for the May bank holiday, isn’t it?

The N2 road on which the hotel is located is the main route to the North of Ireland, and serves locations such as Slane, Trim, Navan and Ballymagarvey village.

Find a booking link here.

While in Ashbourne, you will find plenty to things to do, especially if you are heading with children. From the Newbarn Farm to more, make sure to check out children-friendly activities and events.

Tullamore Court Hotel

Exterior of the Tullamore Court hotel in Tullamore

Close to the restaurants, shops and bars of Tullamore, Tullamore Court offers rooms with en suite bathrooms, many with a spa bath. There is a restaurant, pool and gym.

Mixing traditional Irish hospitality with modern luxury, Tullamore Court Hotel has spacious rooms with work desks, TVs and free internet access and toiletries. Free parking is also available.

The Oak Room Restaurant showcases modern architecture and serves fine Irish and European cuisine. Private dining rooms are available for a more intimate evening.

The award-winning leisure centre features a 20 m pool, water volcano, steam room and sauna. The gym has weights machines, a fitness suite and an aerobic studio.

There are several golf courses nearby including The Heritage, Tullamore, Esker Hills and the world famous K Club. Kilbeggan Race Course is a 15-minute drive from Tullamore.

Find a booking link here.

The Alex Hotel Dublin

Exteriors of the Alex Hotel in Dublin

Now this hotel is currently booked out for the dates (yes, it’s that popular!). But there may be cancellations and you can try your luck.

The 4-star design hotel is located in Dublin city centre, steps away from the National Gallery, Trinity College and 700 m from the shops of Grafton Street. It boasts bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, 24-hour gym access, and a stylish restaurant with a private dining area.

Find a booking link here and be sure to check if it becomes available later on.

Isn’t our list the perfect when you are busy searching for ‘May bank holiday hotels’? We aren’t Google, but we do want to make sure we get you the best deals!

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Prerna Shah
Prerna Shah
Prerna Shah is a media and content professional with over a decade of experience in both print as well as digital. She pursues her love of a good story and storytelling by writing features, blogs, essays and interviews.

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