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12 Autumn Hotel Breaks in Ireland – October Stays from €55pp

Whether you want a low-cost overnight escape, or a 5-star luxury retreat, I’ve got plenty of hotel breaks in Ireland to tempt you this Autumn.

From shopping breaks in Dublin to champagne and seafood in Galway – there are so many great hotel breaks in Ireland. I have overnight escapes, spa breaks, and five-star stays, as well as low cost hotel only rates in October. Hopefully there will be something here to suit you and you will enjoy a staycation very soon.


1. Inchydoney Lodge & Spa, Cork: Unplug, Unwind & Reconnect Break, from €364pp

Hotel breaks in Ireland at Inchydoney Lodge and Spa

The multi award-winning Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa Hotel is a wonderful choice for a relaxing hotel break in Ireland. As well as a superb beachfront location, the on-site Spa boasts unique seawater therapies.


Its Unplug, Unwind & Reconnect Package includes complimentary access to the heated Seawater Therapy Pool, Gym & Relaxation Area, as well as the following:

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Full West Cork Breakfast each morning
  • 5 course Dinner on one evening in the award winning Gulfstream Restaurant.
  • A Seawater Bath & Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage in the Island Spa
  • Complimentary Yoga by the Sea on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
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Read: 20 Spa hotel breaks, September stays from €50pp



2. Brooks Hotel, Dublin: Stay & Shop Break from €160

hotel breaks in Ireland in Dublin city

Located just minutes from Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street, Brooks Hotel is the ideal choice for a shopping break in the capital. Brooks have gone a step further and have a Shop and Drop service, so if your bags are weighing you down, simply drop off your shopping at the concierge desk and they will be delivered to your room!


This overnight break is available in October and November and includes:

  • Early check-in with complimentary coffee & scones. 
  • Discounts on local boutiques.  
  • Pre-dinner glass of Prosecco
  • Two-course evening meal 

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3. Clayton Hotel Limerick: Girls night away package, from €100pp

Girls night away in Ireland hotel

The Clayton Hotel in Limerick is situated on the banks of the River Shannon and offers a choice of dining options, as well as a Leisure Centre on site. This Girls Night Away package is available on selected dates from October – March.


Price for three sharing is €100 per person, while two sharing is €115 per person. Supplements apply for Friday and Saturday nights. All of this is included in the cost:

  • Overnight stay with full breakfast
  • 4-course à la carte dinner
  • Complimentary cocktail with dinner 
  • Prosecco in room on arrival

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4. Riverside Park Hotel, Wexford: Overnight stay with Breakfast & Bubbles, €55pp

Special Offer at Riverside Park Hotel, Wexford

The Riverside Park Hotel is a firm favourite with families during the summer, but it is an ideal choice for couples during the Autumn and Winter months. With a choice of dining options and a leisure centre on-site, it offers superb value for an overnight escape.


This super deal is available in October and November and includes Prosecco & Chocolates in your room on arrival and a Full Irish Breakfast the following morning

Price for a two-night stay from €209 per room. Supplements apply for Friday or Saturday night stays, but Sunday night check-in is available at this price.

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5. Glasson Lakehouse Hotel, Westmeath: Stay & Dine at Bonnies, from €160pp

The Glasson Lakehouse

With a stunning lakeside location, an outdoor pool and hot-tubs, you may be inclined to think that the Glasson Lakehouse is an ideal summer destination. However, once you step inside, you will find a cosy rustic interior that resembles a mountain lodge. It has all the feels of Autumn / Winter inside, with a host of activities available outside.


The ‘Stay & Dine at Bonnies’ break includes dinner in the popular Bonnies Restaurant. Now owned by the Press Up Group, you can expect modern-fare with a casual vibe. 

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7. Powerscourt Hotel, Wicklow: Autumn Abounds Package, from €268pp


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Can you think of anywhere better to enjoy the colourful leaves of Autumn? The luxurious 5-star Powerscourt Hotel is set within 1,000 acres of ancient woodland. The Wicklow Mountains, Powerscourt House and Gardens, as well as Ireland’s tallest Waterfall, are all close by, so the choice of outdoor activities are endless.


Powerscourt Hotel is also home to a magnificent Spa – I can attest to that. The 20 metre Swarovski crystal-lit swimming pool and thermal suite are the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the local sights. Powerscourt Hotel’s Autumn Abounds package includes

  • Overnight Stay with breakfast
  • Dinner in Sika Restaurant
  • Entrance to Powerscourt House & Gardens 
  • 10% off retail at Avoca, Powerscourt House
  • Complimentary access to the pool
  • Courtesy bicycles 

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8. Montenotte Hotel Cork: Overnight stay with dinner, from €163pp 

hotel breaks in Ireland at the Montenotte Hotel

I have heard so many great things about the Montenotte Hotel, which has been recently refurbished, and offers views of Cork city from its stylish rooftop bar. With a leisure centre and in-house cinema on-site, it is possible to enjoy this overnight escape without leaving the hotel! Price includes:

  • Overnight stay with breakfast
  • Three-course evening meal
  • Free access to Cameo Cinema subject to availability
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Hotel breaks in Ireland – Great value hotel only rates


 9. Lahinch Coast Hotel & Suites, Clare: from €47pp


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Close to Lahinch beach, with the Cliffs of Moher just a 10-minute drive away, this is a great choice if you want to  explore Clare’s gorgeous coastline, without breaking the bank. 


There is a Leisure Centre on-site too, with 17 metre pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi – the perfect place to relax after exploring the Wild Atlantic Way. 

I have selected a date in October below but many more dates are available – simply edit the dates via the link below.

View offer here October €47pp


Read: 20 Last minute hotel deals in Ireland, September stays from €50pp



10. Kilkenny: 5-star Mount Juliet Estate, B&B: from €75pp


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Mount Juliet Estate consists of two residences, the original Georgian Manor House and the chic Hunter’s Yard. This super deal is based on staying in Hunter’s Yard and includes breakfast. Why not treat yourself to a meal in the Michelin-starred Lady Helen restaurant, and make it a stay to remember. I stayed in Mount Juliet last year and loved it, you can read all about my stay here:

Read: My review of Mount Juliet Estate.

I have selected a date in October below but many more dates are available – simply edit the dates via the link below.

View offer here 18th October €82pp


Read: 5 star hotel deals in Ireland, October stays from €83pp



11. Spencer Hotel, Dublin €80pp

view from balcony at Spencer Hotel Dublin

Enjoy river views and delicious cocktails, as well as a swim and Spa experience in this modern 4-Star Dublin hotel. The Spencer Health Club boasts an 18-metre swimming pool, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and fully equipped gym, and the Viola Day Spa offers a wide selection of treatments.


The Spencer’s Hotel location is great too, with EPIC Museum just minutes away, and Dublin city centre’s shopping streets within walking distance.  The Spencer has an Autumn sale running with room rates from €160 per night in September and October.                       

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Read: 20 Dublin hotel deals in September



12. 5-Star Lough Erne Resort, Co. Fermanagh: B&B €84pp

luxury hotel breaks in Northern Ireland

We stayed in Lough Erne resort a few years ago and loved it. It’s stunning location on a 600-acre peninsula was just one of the reasons, the top quality food and service were others. It offers a host of activities including two Championship Golf Courses and a unique Thai inspired Spa.


Lough Erne Resort has also won numerous awards including Hotel Restaurant of the Year and Hotel of the Year. It is also a great choice for spa hotel breaks.

Read: My review of Lough Erne Resort

I have selected a date in October below but many more dates are available – simply edit the dates via the link below.

View offer here Saturday – October €92


I hope one of these hotel breaks in Ireland will suit you, and you will be enjoying a staycation soon. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, facilities and amenities can change.

Prices are correct at the time of issue but are subject to change. Please note some of these travel deals include affiliate links where I receive a small commission if a booking is made.

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