Frequently Asked Questions

General Enquiries

What is your cancellation policy?

We have a 24 hour cancellation policy free of charge. 

What is your check in time?

Check in is anytime after 3pm, however should you arrive and your room is ready we will be able to accommodate you and check you in.

Can your family room accommodate two adults & three children?

We currently have two family room which have a double & three singles beds- in order to book these rooms we would advise to contact us to book the additional child.

Do I need to pre-book dinner & breakfast times?

Yes , we would certainly advise booking in advance for breakfast and dinner. Our Bar area do not take bookings, it is a first come first served basis.

Wedding's FAQ

Where can I have a hotel wedding in Clare?

As one of Irelands most experienced wedding venues, you can expect the best from us here at the Lakeside hotel. with so much experience and awards for our weddings as well as award winning wedding organiser, Catherine Lewis, you can trust us with your special day.


Do Lakeside Hotel have wedding packages?

Lakeside hotel offers some of the best weddings available, with many awards and over one hundred years experience you can be sure that your wedding is in good hands. With award winning wedding planner Catherine Lewis, nothing can go wrong on your house hotel wedding day.


Where in Clare offer weddings with beautiful views?

The Lakeside Hotel offers amazing weddings with stunning views of the river shannon. With experience organising weddings since 1900 you can trust us to make sure your special day is as important to us as it is to you, and that it's in good hands.


Can I have my wedding ceremony at Lakeside Hotel?

At Lakeside Hotel we are proud to be a part of your special day, and honoured to host your ceremony, whether you choose a civil ceremony, a humanist ceremony, or a spiritual ceremony. Our wedding co-ordinator Catherine Lewis will help you iron out every single detail to make sure your day goes exactly as planned, and as a qualified wedding celebrant she can even officiant your ceremony. When you pair this with the stunning backdrop on Lough Derg, Lakeside Hotel no doubt offers one of the best wedding experiences in Clare.


What are the best wedding venues in Clare?

The Lakeside hotel offers one of the best wedding experiences possible. With over one hundred years of experience being one of the best wedding venues Clare, we know what it means to want the perfect day for your special day, thats why you can trust us here at the Lakeside hotel to make your perfect wedding


Dining FAQ

Does The Lakeside Hotel offer Afternoon Tea?

Enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea in one of the best restaurants in Killaloe, overlooking Lough Derg on The River Shannon. We offer sumptuous selections of sandwiches, sweet treats and scones with jam and cream as well as a fine selection of teas and coffees, or even a glass of prosecco.


What are the best restaurants in Clare?

The Derg Restaurant at The Lakeside Hotel boasts delicious meals for both dinner and Sunday lunch with local recipes as well as well as a taste of overseas. As one of Killaloe's best restaurants we will ensure that your meal overlooking Lough Derg on The Shannon is as glorious as the view.


Where can I get the best meal in Killaloe?

Offering a wide variety of food, The Derg Restaurant in Killaloe, boasts some of the finest food in the area prepared by our talented chef Markus Wren. We will make sure you are served a meal of the highest quality and we are happy to cater for dietary preferences and requirements.


Are there any restaurants with amazing views in Clare?

The Lakeside Hotel is located on the banks of Lough Derg on The River Shannon and our restaurant The Derg boasts one of the finest views with its spectacular loaction on the waterfront. There is no better place to come to enjoy a high class meal with a stunning view and exceptional service.


Leisure Centre FAQ

What are the best hotels in Clare with a swimming pool?

One of the best hotels in clare with swimming pool is the Lakeside hotel and leisure centre. It includes everything from a steam room to a forty metre figure of eight waterslide for the whole family to enjoy, or lanes for the more excercise oriented guest.


What are the best leisure centres in Clare Ireland?

The Lakeside Hotel in Killaloe clare Ireland, has one of the counties best leisure centres boasting a 40 metre slide as well a sauna, jacuzzi, pool and steam room, making it the perfect spot for the whole family. Relax in the jacuzzi while the kids have the time of their lives on the waterslide.


Does Lakeside Hotel have a swimming pool?

The Lakeside hotel offers one of Clares best pools with all the basics of a pool with lanes, a splash zone and a baby pool. The hotel also boast a steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and even a 40m waterslide.


What is the best hotel spa in Clare Ireland?

The Lakeside hotel, Killaloe boasts one of the most impressive leisure centres of any hotel in Clare, featuring a 40m waterslide, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi, ensuring your ultimate relaxation or ensuring you get the excercise you wanted.


Are there any opportunities to exercise at Lakeside hotel?

The Lakeside hotel leisure centre offers many opportunities to excercise for example pool lengths, a fully equipped gym and even going on walks around the property or around Killaloe village.


Ireland's Hidden Heartlands FAQ

is the hidden heartland close to the river shannon?

The River Shannon is one of Ireland's most famous rivers, running down the lenght of the country, and it showcases so much of Ireland's beauty along its journey. The River Shannon is integral to Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, and the sights offered gives insight into the true nature of inland Ireland and the natural secrets she keeps hidden there.


What is the Beara Breifne Way?

Beara Breifne was inspired by one of Ireland's last great Chieftains, Dónal Cam O'Sullivan Beare. O'Sullivan was forced to flee from his home and land and marched over 500km in search of safety for himself and his thousand supporters. The route he marched is today known as the Beara Breifne way, and will take you deep into Ireland's hidden heartlands.


How far is the Ireland's Hidden Heartlands from Lakeside Hotel?

Ireland's Hidden Heartlands spans across a large portion of the West of Ireland and Lakeside Hotel is situated by the River Shannon, one of the greatest showcases of the natural beauty in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands.


How can I get to Ireland's Hidden Heartlands from Lakeside Hotel?

Lakeside hotel is located in an ideal spot to experience Ireland's Hidden Heartlands with Beara Breifne Way and The River Shannon a stones throw from the hotel. You need only look out the window to see The Shannon, and walk along her banks to experience Ireland's Hidden Heartlands.


What are the best things to do in Ireland's Hidden Heartland?

Ireland's Hidden Heartlands have so much to offer, and Killaloe's little portion of the natural beauty and elegance includes many places to explore along The River Shannon and The Beara Breifne Way. The Lakeside Hotel is ideally located in Killaloe, on The River Shannon, for an adventure across Ireland's Hidden Heartlands.