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Spa hotels in Limerick that are perfect for pampering

By , 24 July 2018

Whether you’re overdue a getaway with the girls, planning a romantic break for two or just feel like escaping for a relaxing weekend, your answer could be these gorgeous luxury spa hotels in Limerick.

Enjoy an urban spa break in Limerick’s vibrant city centre and combine your R&R with retail therapy, or escape to the picturesque village of Adare and admire the thatched cottages alongside your well-deserved TLC.


Boutique spa hotel in Limerick with a vintage cocktail menu

No. 1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa

This gorgeous boutique spa hotel is found in a period townhouse in Limerick’s stylish Georgian Quarter. Offering a chic and intimate experience, the hotel has just 20 bedrooms, so you’re guaranteed a peaceful stay.

Make your way up the original staircase that sweeps through the townhouse, and you’ll find the spacious Vanderkiste and Lord Barrington rooms. With big sash windows that look out over the garden terrace or the tree-lined People’s Park, the rooms boast deep roll-top baths and hand-crafted gilt beds.

Enjoy a classic afternoon tea in the Drawing and Park Rooms overlooking the No. 1 Kitchen Garden. Fancy a twist? The Gentleman’s Tea includes a craft beer or cider, or you can also enjoy champagne and vintage cocktails.

Housed in the vaulted basement, the spa features exposed brick and original stonework, providing a soothing backdrop to your urban spa break. Facilities include a herbal cocoon, aroma steam room, Finnish sauna, Irish mist showers and organic baths.

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Spa hotel in Limerick with its very own cinema

Adare Manor

Situated just outside the picturesque village of Adare, surrounded by medieval ruins, walled gardens and woodlands in an 840-acre estate, this glorious neo-Gothic spa hotel has recently enjoyed an extensive €10 million restoration.

The hotel now showcases a spectacular new afternoon tea menu, served in the elegant two-storey Gallery surrounded by magnificent stained glass and wood carvings. It’s quite a spread – think a totally indulgent 70% chocolate brownie with peanut butter (yum) and dainty sandwiches with Doonbeg dressed crab.

Enjoy the tranquility of the newly-renovated La Mer spa’s heated indoor swimming pool, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the River Maigue and golf course. You can also treat yourself to a manicure, pedicure or gel nails from Margaret Dabbs London in the salon, or simply sit back and relax in the sauna.

Other facilities in the hotel include a luxury, old-world cinema boasting a 140” wide screen and deep leather seats with cushions, where you can catch both classic and contemporary films. Or you can explore the grounds on a 45-minute horse-drawn carriage journey, complete with Irish lambswool blankets and wine coolers – the dream.

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Spa hotel in Limerick with Prosecco on tap

Absolute Hotel Limerick

No matter what the occasion, be it a hen party, birthday or just a girly getaway, this gorgeous spa hotel situated by the Abbey River in Limerick’s medieval quarter never fails to deliver.

Situated on the site of an old Franciscan monastery, the hotel’s 99 individually designed bedrooms are decorated in a quirky, modern style. Go the extra (fashionable) mile and stay in The Chic Suites which come with a separate living area, two plasma TVs and your very own private balcony.

Make the most of al-fresco riverside dining on the hotel’s outdoor terrace. You’ll have your pick of craft beers and cocktails, including Prosecco Frizzante on tap, plus a generous selection of Irish gins (Drumshanbo Gunpowder, Dingle, Blackwater No.5 and Cork Dry Gin).

Planning to hit the town? Get the full make-over treatment at Vanilla Browns, the hotel’s spa, hair salon and beauty clinic. Relax with a facial or massage, or get all dolled up with some HD makeup.

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Spa hotel in Limerick with a private courtyard, perfect for cocktails and BBQs

This elegant, family-run spa hotel in Limerick is located on three acres of manicured gardens outside the gates of the university.

Check into one of the stylish Terrace Suites and you’ll find your own private garden deck, perfect for watching the sunset on with a glass of wine. You also have access to your own fridge, hob, microwave, toaster and dishwasher, if you’re planning on bringing a bunch of friends on your spa break.

Why not enjoy in a spot of afternoon tea in the peaceful Garden Room? Imagine dainty lemon curd meringue tartlets, glazed lemon and blueberry scones and goats cheese crostini with tomato and red onion chutney. Afternoon tea not your thing? They’ve also got a sweet waffle collection…

Of course, we can’t forget about the spa. The hotel’s wellness centre comes with a 20-metre heated pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and aerobics studio. You can also enjoy facials, massages, body treatments, wraps and mani-pedis in the salon, plus the trained therapists are happy to tailor-make unique packages to suit every guest.

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Contemporary spa hotel in Limerick overlooking the River Shannon

You’ll find this sleek, contemporary spa hotel situated in the heart of Limerick’s historic city centre, so it’s an ideal base if you’d like to partner your pampering with some exploring.

Celebrating a special occasion? Book yourselves a Junior Suite and take things to the next level; as well as boasting the usual amenities like a king-size bed and a separate living room, the suite overlooks Henry Street and the River Shannon and the bathrooms feature gorgeous Molton Brown toiletries.

While the hotel boasts plenty of dining options, for the ultimate feast you’ve got to get yourself to Hamptons Bar & Grill, the New York-style steakhouse situated just next door. Dig into into tasty dishes like their indulgent hickory burger, tempura monkfish or slow braised lamb shank.

Then you can escape the bustle of the city for a few hours in the Siam Savoy Spa. Squeeze in some lengths in the eight-metre swimming pool, or rest those weary limbs in the Jacuzzi and steam room. You can also treat yourself to a Thai massage and Ayurveda therapies and relax your mind as well as your body.

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City-centre spa hotel in Limerick with a stylish riverside terrace bar

Overlooking the River Shannon in the heart of the city centre, this modern spa hotel in Limerick ideally located on O’Callaghan Strand, so you can pair your pampering with the stunning vistas of the River Shannon.

To make the most of your weekend away, splash out on a Junior Suite; they come with floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies boasting panoramic views of the city’s skyline. Plus, you’ll be treated to a glass of wine and canapes every evening from 6pm-7pm in the exclusive Executive Lounge.

Whether you prefer a dip in the hydrotherapy pool, unwinding in the Swedish sauna, or bubbling away in the Jacuzzi, this wellness centre has everything – and more! – than you could possibly need for a day of rest and relaxation. Why not try braving the ice-cold plunge pool or detoxifying in the Eucalyptus steam room?

Then, after you’re refreshed from a day in the spa, indulge in an Irish Gin Tasting Experience on the wrap-around outdoor terrace, or sample the stylish cocktail menu with the girls. Bliss.

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Countryside spa hotel in Limerick with a Cuban relaxation room

Why not enjoy a luxurious rural retreat in this intimate family-run Limerick spa hotel, located in the picturesque village of Adare?

Check into one of the stylish Superior Rooms and you can start your weekend of indulgence off on the right foot; the beds are dressed in Egyptian cotton with a luxury goose down pillow top mattress, and you’ve got your very own whirlpool bath to unwind in.

Few things are as comforting as a traditional Sunday Lunch with all the trimmings, and this one has an extra delicious touch – a decadent dessert buffet. Continue your pampering with a three-course menu including tasty treats like crab and smoked salmon parcels, as well as a roast stuffed leg of lamb..

Escape reality for a couple of hours with a relaxing thermal spa experience. The Revas spa features soothing sensation showers, a crystal steam room, herb sauna, Havana relaxation suite, Turkish mud Rasul chamber and an outdoor hot tub surrounded by a lake.

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Luxury spa hotel in Limerick with a gorgeous Japanese garden

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa

Situated 25 minutes outside Limerick city centre in 20 acres of scenic parkland, this luxe spa hotel offers beautiful views of the Woodcock Mountains to go alongside your R&R.

While you’re there, treat yourself to a luxurious night’s sleep in one of the plush Junior Suites. Kitted out with sumptuous king-size beds and sleek Nespresso machines and overlooking the manicured gardens, they’re the perfect backdrop to your weekend of pampering.

What girly weekend is complete without a spot of afternoon tea? Served in the Porters Restaurant, the tasty selection includes cakes, dainty finger sandwiches and scones paired with clotted cream and strawberry jam. If you fancy splurging, you can add a glass of chilled Prosecco or a delicious cocktail.

The stylish full-service spa boasts an incredible thermal suite, where you can enjoy tropical showers or a soak in the outdoor hot tub. When you’ve finished your treatments, unwind in the relaxation suite with fresh fruits and juices as you look out onto the peaceful Japanese garden area.

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