Welcome to The Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre
The Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre sits on the banks of the majestic River Shannon with stunning views of the twin heritage towns of Ballina in Co. Tipperary and Killaloe in Co. Clare. Our award-winning gardens provide the ideal backdrop to the tranquil beauty of Lough Derg. Steeped in history, Killaloe was once the capital of Ireland and home to King Brian Boru our greatest Viking slayer. The town is now famed for its charming narrow streets and the 12th century St. Flannan’s Cathedral. A rare thirteen-arch bridge links the medieval charms of Killaloe with the lakeside walks in Ballina. Relax and enjoy fishing or boating on the lake, explore the many local heritage sites or take a day trip to the Burren or The Cliffs of Moher.
For hotel breaks in Clare or things to do in Clare, you will be spoilt for choice. In the local area there is fishing, golfing, horse riding and lake cruising right on our doorstep. For the more adrenalin fuelled sports enthusiasts, the nearby University of Limerick Adventure Centre offers everything from archery to aerial obstacle courses. You can take a tour of the local Chocolate factory, Local heritage sites include ancient churches, forts, holy wells, there are plenty of hiking trails and the most perfect picnic spots. Day trips to Bunratty Castle, Foynes Flying Boat Museum, the Cliffs of Moher, The Burren or Limerick city are within easy reach. As a hotel near Thomond Park for those scintillating Munster Rugby clashes, we are 20 minutes away from the action. Whether you choose to stay local or explore the surrounding Munster heartland, you will be guaranteed many memorable moments. Our family breaks in Clare are second to none!
Your comfort and relaxation are important to us. Our 43 rooms are designed to maximise the views of the lake because we want you to unwind and drink in the stunning scenery while we cater for your every need. We have hotel accommodation in Clare, we have rooms to suit every guest from solo travellers to family groups. For Clare hotel offers, we cater for all of your requirements.
If you are looking for a hotel in Clare or Tipperary with a pool, we are the perfect choice. If indulging in our Jacuzzi doesn’t relax you then you can always try a refreshing swim. Our 18 metre deck-level pool is perfect for the serious swimmer, with a unique 40 metre, figure-of-eight water slide providing extra thrills and spills for families. For those looking for a more land-based workout, there’s always the gym.
Here at the Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre we are always happy to help you celebrate your special family occasions. Over the years we have built up a team of dedicated banqueting and catering experts who are on hand to help you plan your special celebration. We specialise in family break, our rooms, banqueting suites and leisure centre make us the ideal location for
reuniting all generations of your family. We can cater for large events or more informal parties guaranteeing you a personalised service. Treasured family memories are important to us, that’s why we take such good care of yours.
If you are looking for the perfect wedding venue in Clare, we have learned a lot about planning this significant event. We have been helping couples to tie the knot for over 115 years. This experience has taught us that every day is unique. We aim to create the day of your dreams, our team is on hand at every step of the journey so you can relax and enjoy your day. Our award-winning gardens and unrivaled views of the lake are an idyllic setting for your treasured wedding photos. Attention to detail and a highly personalised service are the hallmarks of our renowned wedding tradition for a wedding venue in Clare which is borne out by the numerous awards that we have won.
Sitting on the crossing point between two powerful Munster counties, the Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre offers you accessible tranquility. Less than 90 minutes from Dublin, Cork or Galway, 40 minutes from Shannon International Airport and a short hop from Limerick City, it’s a world apart without being miles away. The River Shannon flows gently past our door, flanked by water meadows, wild flowers and wonderful wildlife. This stunning natural beauty combined with the warmth of our welcome ensures you unwind from the moment you step across the threshold.
Leave your troubles at the door and let us take you into the magic of one of Ireland’s best-kept secrets.