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Emerald Ashford Castle Vacation Package

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Vacation package is round-trip, per person, based on 2 travelers. Including hotels, B&B vouchers, a castle stay and car rental.
Vacation packages are round-trip, per person, based on 2 people traveling, including all taxes & fees. Restrictions and additional bag fees may apply.
Why we love this package:
 
  • Purchasing this package with Great Value Vacations saves you approximately 20% off the cost of purchasing each component separately!
  • Experience all Ireland has to offer, with stays in Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, & one of Ireland's top Castle accomodation!
  • Travel in Peak Season is now available at a discount!
  • Purchasing our upgrade at time of booking will save you approximately 25% off the cost of purchasing each of the components separately-tours & admissions offered in our upgrade are considered places that you “must-see” while you are in Ireland. Why not purchase the bundle of them at a discount if you are going to end up seeing them anyway? 
  • Bed and Breakfast stays offers you a true Irish Experience; the hospitality you will receive will be truly unforgettable!
 
Overview:
 
Travel to Ireland and experience true Irish hospitality with stays in the lively city of Drogheda,  at any 3/4-star Bed & Breakfast(s) of your choice, the 5-star Ashford Castle and the capital city of Dublin!
 
When you arrive in Dublin you will pick up your rental car that will be yours for the duration of your trip.  The first night of your Irish getaway will be spent at the d Hotel in Drogheda. 
 
Next, you will choose from hundreds of 3 and 4-star Bed & Breakfasts throughout Ireland to spend the next three nights. Choose one bed and breakfast to stay at for three consecutive nights, or stay in three different bed and breakfasts located in different areas of Ireland. You can expect a warm welcome from a friendly local who will share with you all of Ireland’s best kept secrets!
 
After experiencing true Irish charm you will head to the 5-star Ashford Castle in beautiful County Mayo.  This location is ideal for visiting Connemara, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and the nearby village of Cong.  Your final night will be back in the dynamic city of Dublin at the Citywest Hotel.
 
Extend this trip to 8 nights for an additional $150 per person and spend one extra night at the Bed & Breakfast of your choice and one at The d Hotel in Drogheda!
 
6 night vacation package based on two people traveling together includes:
  • Round-trip economy class airfare from New York (JFK) to Dublin (DUB)
  • Manual shift economy car rental for duration
  • 1 night at the D Hotel in Drogheda
  • 3 nights with open Bed & Breakfast vouchers
  • 1 night at the Ashford Castle in Mayo
  • 1 night at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin
  • Breakfast daily
 
  • Round-trip economy class airfare from New York (JFK) to Dublin (DUB)
  • Manual shift economy car rental for duration
  • 2 night at the D Hotel in Drogheda
  • 4 nights with open Bed & Breakfast vouchers
  • 1 night at the Ashford Castle in Mayo
  • 1 nights at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin
  • Breakfast daily
 
  • Tour of Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery and House of Waterford Crystal
  • Admission to Trinity College and Cliffs of Moher
  • Admission to Blarney Castle
  • Admission to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Terms and Conditions:

Advertised vacation package prices are based on select departures as noted on the booking calendar and were available via the Great Value Vacations website and may not represent current prices.
 
Vacation packages include round-trip economy class airfare on valid transatlantic services as noted in specific package inclusions and as indicated on booking engine calendar which may also include code share flight agreements between carriers as indicated during the booking process; carriers may vary based on city of origin.
 
Other departure dates and origins are available at slightly higher rates. Prices are per person based on two people traveling together (unless specified otherwise) based on 7 day advance purchase and include roundtrip economy class airfare including carrier and government-imposed taxes and fees including the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. Fluctuations in exchange rates may affect some taxes or fees.
 
Packages are subject to availability and are capacity controlled and may not be available on every date or on all flights and may be restricted to certain hotel room and car categories. Fares apply to North American originating passengers only. Full payment is made at the time of reservation. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights. Higher fares may also be available throughout travel period. Cannot be combined with any other discount/promotion. Not eligible for accrual of frequent flyer points/mileage. Child/infant discounts not available. Stopovers are not permitted. Valid for new bookings only. Offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice.
 
Cancellations /Changes: Fares are non-refundable. Substantial restrictions apply for cancellation/change and depend upon the package type.
 
Travel Trip Protection (including Pre-departure Trip Cancellation Waiver) will be offered during the booking process and if purchased you will be allowed to cancel/change your trip once for any reason up to 72 hours prior to departure and receive a refund of your payments made, less Travel Trip Protection costs and fees. Additional coverage for trip delay; missed connection; baggage and medical protections; and 24 hour worldwide assistance services are also included. If you have not purchased Travel Trip Protection, all bookings are non-refundable.
 
Vacation Package ID: PK-GC4P-EAV-DUBAIR

 

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The d Hotel Drogheda - Drogheda, Ireland
The d Hotel Drogheda

LOCATION:

The d hotel in Drogheda is only 40 minutes from Dublin using the Port Tunnel, only 25 minutes from Dublin airport and only an hour and a half from Belfast; making it the ideal base for a trip to the East Coast of Ireland. This impressive waterfront location includes the Scotch Hall shopping complex and a purpose-built pedestrian bridge to the town centre with its many traditional pubs and restaurants. This luxury Drogheda hotel is only 30 minutes drive to Tayto Park!

PROPERTY OVERVIEW:

This Louth hotel offers 104 superb bedrooms designed for guest comfort and relaxation, many with superb views over the river and town. 

 
Hotel dining at the d is an experience… Not only will the menus satisfy your taste buds, Wm Cairnes & Son Gastropub opens onto riverside terraces and a promenade with superb views of historic Drogheda. This truly offers a fantastic dining experience at one of the finest Gastropubs that county Louth has to offer.
 

Hotel Amenities
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free parking nearby
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property
Room Amenities
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Handheld showerhead
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting / adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Minibar
  • Multi-line phone
  • Plasma TV
  • Private bathroom
  • Satellite TV service
  • Sewing kit
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
Hotel Location
Ashford Castle - Cong, Ireland
Ashford Castle

LOCATION:

Set on the shores of Ireland's second largest lake, Ashford Castle and its 350 acre private estate has delighted its guests for over 700 years. Once the estate of the Guinness Family, Ashford Castle's location, only 30 minutes from Galway city center, is ideal to explore the surrounding areas of Connemara, Mayo and entire rugged West Coast of Ireland. Galway city, with its famous Bay, is a picturesque and lively city with superb shopping, dining and fun filled pubs. Traditional Irish music abounds in this area.  Its Spanish Arch and Medieval Walls are evidence of a long and storied history. Be sure to visit Claddagh, just outside the city to see where the famous ring was first made.

PROPERTY OVERVIEW:

Upon entering Ashford Castle’s Great hall, you are greeted by lavishly decorated rich paneling, fine period pieces, objets d’art and masterpiece paintings. Each guest room is individual. Many of the 83 rooms retain their original features and all are equipped with modern amenities including broadband connectivity and Interactive TV. Creative cooking, inspired use of seasonal ingredients and an innovative menu, await you with a choice of dining options. The George V Restaurant, Cullen’s at the Cottage and the Prince of Wales Cocktail Lounge offer menus inspired by the magnificent surroundings. Estate activities include the castle's 9 hole private course, the Ashford Equestrian Centre, fishing the great lake and Ireland’s first school of Falconry. A modern health center is also available to guests, comprising of a whirlpool, sauna, steam room, fully equipped gymnasium and lake view conservatory.

Hotel Amenities
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Parking (free)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Hair salon
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Beauty services
  • Business services
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Coffee shop or cafĂ©
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Computer station
  • Internet access in public areas - high speed
  • Laundry facilities
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Valet parking
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Year Built - 1228
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Sauna
  • Shoe shine
  • Shopping on site
  • Suitable for children
  • Tour assistance
Room Amenities
  • Cable/satellite television channels
  • Pay movies
  • Phone
  • Multi-line phone
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Wake-up calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Trouser press
  • Desk
  • Clock radio
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Alarm clock
  • Television
  • Non-smoking only
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Satellite television service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • River view
  • Garden view
  • Connecting / adjoining rooms available
Hotel Location
Bed & Breakfast - Ireland, Ireland
Bed & Breakfast

The Ireland Bed & Breakfast package offers travelers the complete flexibility of creating their own itinerary. You can select your accommodations ahead of time, or take advantage of the flexibility of choosing them along the way. Enjoy your choice of accommodations from big cities to small towns to quaint villages to countryside manors.  All of the B&Bs pride themselves on providing their guests with a fresh, home-cooked full Irish breakfast each morning and quality accommodations that cater to every need. At a B&B, you are much more than just a room number, you’re a welcomed guest.

Draw on the local knowledge, personal touch and warm welcome of your Irish hosts.  Learn about all the best local restaurants, pubs, shops, attractions and activities.  Your hosts specialize in the best services available from golf to walking tours of the area, to adventure breaks and much more.

Why Stay in a B&B?

Most bed and breakfasts are owned by the B&B operators themselves, who usually live on the premises. It's natural to expect that B&B operators who live in their own B&B's will bring a different perspective to the job.

At B&Bs, "customers" are truly guests, and it shows. The B&B owners will gladly help you find the best restaurant in town, the best pubs, point you to the best tourist attractions and local amenities and much much more.

Many B&Bs depend on word-of-mouth recommendations. Combine those two factors and it's easy to see why B&B owners go out of their way to make sure your stay provides some great memories of Ireland.

B&B check-in is between 3-6pm.

6 Great Reasons To Choose B&B Accommodations

  • Good, reasonably priced accommodation, widely available
  • Inexpensive with a good atmosphere. Personal touch with a local flavor
  • Staying with Irish families and getting to know the people, culture and landscapes
  • Freedom to decide where to stay, with a variety of different town, cities, countryside and farm locations
  • Quality of food - often sourced locally with regional specialities. Enjoy the full Irish breakfast cooked with local produce.
  • Enjoy the true Irish family welcome!

The link below will help you find the perfect Irish B&B for you!

 
Hotel Amenities
  • Full Irish Breakfast
  • Parking
  • Private Bathroom
Hotel Location
Citywest Hotel-Dublin - Dublin, Ireland
Citywest Hotel-Dublin

LOCATION:

Situated on 380 acres of majestic parkland, Citywest Hotel is a truly unique property, located just 20 minutes from both Dublin City and Dublin International Airport.

PROPERTY OVERVIEW:

Citywest Hotel combines the old world charm of a country house hotel with state-of-the-art amenities and a full array of special services. It features 774 well-appointed guestrooms, three restaurants (offering Asian, Mediterranean and traditional Irish options), free parking and WiFi access, a Christy O'Connor Jr.-designed Championship golf course and complimentary access to a fully equipped Leisure Centre, with indoor pool, fitness center and treatment rooms. and an indoor pool.

 

Hotel Amenities
  • Clubhouse Elevator/lift
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Picnic area
  • Shopping on site
  • Suitable for children swimming pool - indoor
  • Television in lobby
  • 24-hour business center
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Ballroom(s) Bar/lounge Conference center
  • Creche (nursery)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Golf course on site
  • Meeting facilities
Room Amenities
  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom phone
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk Electronic/magnetic keys
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Trouser press
  • Window opens
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Hair dryer
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Premium television channel(s)
  • Satellite television service
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
Hotel Location
Cliffs of Moher (County Clare): One of the most popular landmarks in Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher rise vertically 700 feet over a constantly churning sea. Take in the view of Galway Bay from O'Brien's Tower (it sits dead center in the middle of the five-mile long cliffs). On clear days it is possible to see all the way to the Aran Islands. On the hillside is a modest visitor center, and there are several different hikes for nature enthusiasts. 
 
Connemara National Park (County Galway): The wilds of Connemara National Park include mountains that are part of the famous Twelve Bens range. There are trails to hike plus the attraction of resident Connemara ponies.
 
Guinness Storehouse: You simply cannot leave Dublin without stopping by the St James's Gateway brewery, the facility that has been pouring out the black stuff since 1759. The number one visitor attraction in the country, the Guinness Storehouse is located in a former Guinness fermentation plant. After learning everything there is to know about Guinness, visitors receive a complimentary beer in the glass-enclosed Gravity Bar at the top of the building, which offers a magnificent 360-degree view of the city.
 
House of Waterford Crystal: You will see all aspects of the crystal production including mold making, blowing, quality inspection, finishing, cutting, sculpting and engraving.  Waterford crystal is the world’s most coveted name in crystal and the largest collection.  The factory is located on The Mall in Waterford in the heart of Waterford City.
 
Jameson Distillery:  One of the top international visitor attractions in Dublin, a tour of the Old Jameson Distillery will give you a look into how Ireland’s finest whiskey is produced.  Plus, you can enjoy a traditional Irish lunch in the Jameson Restaurant and taste some of the whiskey!
 
Kildare Village: Kildare Village Outlet Shopping is less than an hour from Dublin’s city center and is home to over 60 outlet boutiques.  Take your family or just yourself, shopping to save up to 60% off recommended retail price.  The Village is open seven days a week, all year round.  Outlets include DKNY, 7 for All Mankind, Juicy Couture and many more!
 
Ring of Kerry: This trail is a center point in Ireland for outdoor pursuits including golf, watersports, cycling, walking, running, fishing; the list goes on and on!  You can drive the Ring of Kerry (also known as the Iveragh Peninsula) or walk it to make sure you don’t miss any of the views!
 
Trinity College: Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, Trinity College was Ireland's first university. Today the campus dominates Dublin's city center, with the magnificent bell tower rising nearly 100-feet tall and the university's most famous landmark. Also notable is the college library, a building that contains over a million books, the main tourist draw being the Book of Kells, a gorgeously illustrated original manuscript from the 9th century.
 

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