The Old Ground
Ennis, County Clare
Certain spaces in the Old Ground Hotel date back to a 17th-century manor house, now incorporated into the larger lodge structure. The front desk will arrange golf tee times, laundry service and baby-sitting. The Poet's Corner Bar lures visitors and County Clare residents alike with exuberant and joyful tunes played on traditional fiddles, bodhrans, uileann pipes and whistles. The Brendan O'Regan restaurant, also on the premises, serves up sophisticated fish and game.