7 Self Catering Breaks in Ireland in August, 3 Night Family Stays from €537

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From Donegal to Dublin, check out these self catering breaks in Ireland, with prices from €527 for three nights.


The uncertainty over foreign travel has meant more people are planning staycations than ever before. While there seems to be plenty of availability in hotel rooms, self catering apartments or hotels with kitchenettes are not that easy to find. I have had many messages from people who are looking for self catering breaks in Ireland in August, so hopefully one of these deals will suit you. 



I have priced these self catering breaks in Ireland for three-night stays in hotels or aparthotels, but dates and durations can be changed to suit your requirements, simply click on the links below and edit the search dates accordingly. Please note that some facilities may not be available, it is best to check with the hotel or apartment if there is any facility you are particularly interested in. Note all links are affiliate links, where I receive a small commission if a booking is made, but at no additional cost to you.  




1. Treacys Hotel Wexford, 2 bedroom Apartment: €660

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Enjoy the advantages of a four-star hotel with the comfort of a self-catering apartment. Located just 2 minutes walk from the centre of Enniscorthy’s main Square, with easy access to all that Wexford has to offer, these apartments are a great choice for a self catering break in Ireland.

Treacys Hotel offers all guests complimentary access to The Waterfront Leisure Centre, which includes a 25 metre swimming pool with separate children’s pool, however restrictions may apply. Note standard rooms will show when you click on the link, but once you select a room, you will see options to choose the apartment. 

Read: Things to do in Wexford with kids

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2. Adare Luxury Riverside Apartment, 2 Bedroom: €540 

Adare Luxury Riverside Apartments are located in the pretty village of Adare in Limerick. This is an Airbnb listing and there is availability from August 20th until August 28th. With the Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle and Clare’s stunning beaches on your doorstep, the possibilities for day trips are endless. 

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3. Carrick Plaza Suites, Carrick On Shannon, Leitrim, 2 bedroom apartment: €597


self catering breaks in Ireland at the Carrick Plaza suites

Located in the heart of Carrick-On-Shannon, these modern apartments two-bedroomed apartments sleep up to six, and three-bedroomed apartments sleep up to eight. Both boast panoramic views over the River Shannon. Take a cruise along the river, enjoy Lough Key Forest Park or simply enjoy the location in the heart of this vibrant town.


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4. Montenotte Hotel, Cork, 2 bedroom Apartment: €825

Montenotte Hotel in Cork has self catering apartments on site
I have heard so many great things about the Montenotte Hotel, which has been recently refurbished and and offers stunning views of  Cork city. With a state of the art leisure centre, an in-house cinema and this cosy outdoor terrace, it is one of the most popular places to stay in Cork.

There are various room types available but this price is based on a 2 bedroom apartment that sleeps up to four. Note standard rooms may show when you click on the link, but once you select a room you will see the option to choose apartments. 

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5. Clayton Hotel Sligo, 1 bedroom family Suite with kitchenette: €677

The Clayton Hotel Sligo has self catering facilities

Set on beautiful grounds overlooking Benbulben Mountain, yet within walking distance of Sligo Town centre, the 4-star Clayton Sligo ticks all boxes for a family holiday in Ireland. The leisure centre has a separate kids pool, there is plenty of entertainment to keep the kids happy throughout the day, and two bedroom suites are available for larger families. 

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6.  Johnstown Estate, Meath: 2 Bedroom house, €677

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If you want to enjoy all the facilities of a 4-star hotel, but want the space of a two bedroom lodge, then this deal is for you. With a private terrace to enjoy some pre-dinner drinks, and full access to the leisure centre and restaurants in the hotel – what more do you need? 

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7. Hotel Killarney, Family suite with kitchenette: €537

The Hotel Killarney has self catering facilities in its suites

As well as being located in one of Ireland’s prettiest towns, the Hotel Killarney boasts a leisure centre, kids club and lots of outdoor activities. These large family suites sleep up to five and come with a kitchenette and dining area. There is limited availability so early booking is advisable.


I hope this post on self catering breaks in Ireland will help you plan a staycation soon.  It is important to note that some of the facilities / activities listed may not be operating to full capacity – please check with individual hotel for clarification. I always recommend booking a room with free cancellation incase there are any changes to the listed facilities that may not suit you. 

These deals were researched across various hotel booking sites. When you make a booking you do so via a third party website. Prices are correct at the time of publishing but may change. Some of the links in this post contain affiliate links where I receive a small commission if a booking is made, but at no additional cost to you.  Read more in my privacy policy.


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