Covid Safety Charter

The Perfect Boutique hotel for
your summer staycation

Escape to the Gateway to the Limerick Greenway in the heart of West Limerick.
For the best Room Rates with Breakfast included, please call the Hotel directly on 069 63333.

Extensively refurbished, a real hidden gem in the heart of Munster

Family-run and family friendly boutique hotel backing right onto the Limerick Greenway

Rathkeale House Hotel in West Limerick is under new ownership and has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment with a huge investment all the public areas and a complete renovation of all 26 guest bedrooms!

With new owners Mark & Therese Henry at the helm and along with Therese’s sister Ann (who manages the hotel with her fabulous team) they have completely transformed this West Limerick Hotel into a charming vibrant must-visit destination.

Rathkeale House Hotel is and always has been a family owned and run Hotel, each visitor to the Hotel is so important to us, whether they stay in the Hotel or just visit for a bite to eat or even a family  event, it is important to us that you have an enjoyable and memorable visit to the Hotel.

Our team are at the heart of our business and our Guests always enjoy the friendliness of our team, the quality of our food and the comfort of our newly refurbished rooms. If you want to experience Irish Hospitality at it’s best a visit to Rathkeale House Hotel is a must as it really is a hidden Gem and a must see destination in the heart of West Limerick.

Check in with us and you can discover all of West Limerick from our hotel, the beautiful village of Adare is just 7 minutes from us and there is so much more to discover. Whether it is leisure or activities you are looking for it is all available from our doorstep.

Rathkeale House Hotel is the home of the Limerick Greenway and it starts at our back door, you can walk from the Hotel right onto the Greenway, Bike hire is also available from the Hotel, your Bike is yours for the day and if you would  like to enjoy a picnic basket, we would be delighted to arrange one for you.

Whether it is a family event or a large function we would be happy to tailor the event to suit your needs, simply tell us what you would like us to arrange for you and we would be glad to assist.  Bespoke cakes, professional Photographers, daytrips from the Hotel or just a personalised Menu, we can make your event special, just simply ask us.

Our guests to the Hotel are our most important to us, our door is always open to welcome you, so until we see you again, stay safe.

Ann and all the Team at Rathkeale House Hotel

Escape To The Gateway To The Limerick Greenway This Summer

Rathkeale House Hotel is the first hotel on the Greenway, step out of our front door and within a couple of steps you are on this fantastic 40km off-road walking and cycling route along an old railway line that connects the three market towns of Rathkeale, Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale in West Limerick. Perfect for families and very safe for kids!

Traversing the Greenway is a spectacular journey through time, heritage and nature, giving the visitor the opportunity to learn more about the people and environment of one of Ireland’s hidden jewels, West Limerick. Along this route, close to Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, you will find Norman castles, abbeys, medieval ruins, old railway stations, a viaduct, the Barnagh Tunnel and breath-taking scenery!

We even offer bicycle rentals and picnic basket hire so you and your family can explore the Greenway at your leisure.

Limerick Greenway Family Cycle
Limerick Greenway Family Cycle

We go the extra mile to ensure your stay with us is memorable!

Bike Hire directly
from the Hotel

We are partnered with a local Bike Hire Company so our guests can hire, collect and return bicycles directly from reception.

Gardens at Rathkeale House Hotel, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick. 

Photo Joleen Cronin

Picnic Baskets & Brunch Boxes

Make sure that you don’t go hungry when exploring the local surroundings on your day trips. Enquire at reception.


Treat Cart

Enjoy delicious waffles and ice cream, fresh scones or pancakes, all available daily from our on-site Treat Cart. Yummy!

Treat Cart at Rathkeale House Hotel

We Are
Dog Friendly*

Your four-legged friend is a part of your family and is very welcome to accompany you during your stay with us.

Dog friendly hotel at Rathkeale

* We have a limited number of rooms at the Hotel that are Pet friendly, Guests are advised to call the Hotel directly to book their pet friendly rooms. There is a charge of €10.00 per night for dogs. Guests are advised to bring their own dog beds and we have our Doggy treat Menu and fresh water bowls available at the Hotel.

Why Choose Rathkeale House Hotel

Set in a quiet location in the grounds of an old orchard, we provide everything you need for a restful staycation.

Bar & Bistro



Room Service

Private Car Park

Free Wi-Fi

bicycle, bike, speed

Bicycle Rental

dog, dog leash, lead

Dog Friendly

Covid-19 Safety Charter

We are delighted to have been approved and awarded this Safety Charter from Fáilte Ireland. Read about the extra procedures implemented to ensure that High standards are maintained for the comfort and safety of our Guests.

Covid Safety Charter

What Our Guests Say on TripAdvisor!

View more reviews on  our TripAdvisor page.

star rating  We loveRathkeale House Hotel , we always get a warm and friendly welcome, rooms are clean , warm welcoming and have great amenities, tea , coffee, great sized towels and... read more

10 December 2022

star rating  We had a ladies Christmas gathering and long awaited catch up following Covid. Ann and the team couldn’t have done enough to make our night special. The room was beautifully... read more

22 November 2022

star rating  Had a 2 night stay here Saturday 24 -Sunday 25 th .A group of seven cycling friends.Rooms spotless and very clean staff very friendly from reception to bar staff... read more

30 September 2022

star rating  In May of 2022 I had the fortunate experience of staying 5 nights at the fabulous Rathkeale House Hotel. Everything about the hotel was perfect. It is a beautiful hotel... read more

26 August 2022


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