Wedding Reviews for The Inn at Dromoland

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 - based on 30 reviews

Susan & Gary Digpal
wedding on Sat, 19th of March, 2022
Can we both say it was perfect from start to finish. We wouldn't have changed anything, You and all of the hotel staff from porters to management were amazing and the service we received was beyond our expectations.

Many thanks to the Inn at Dromoland for making our wedding truly memorable
Saskia Brennan
wedding on Tue, 8th of March, 2022
I could not recommend the Inn at Dromoland enough for your wedding. We had both the ceremony and the reception at the hotel, the rooms were laid out beautifully and the guests were able to move from ceremony to reception with ease which was so nice and easy for them. The staff couldn't do enough

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for us, you can tell they are experienced in dealing with weddings with every little detail thought of. They are all so friendly and make it their aim to make the day really special for you. The food was delicious and served beautifully, our guests commented that it was the best food they had eaten at a wedding. It is a beautiful venue for a wedding with so many places around the venue for fabulous photos.
We were so happy we picked the Inn at Dromoland for our wedding day.

Review submitted on Mon, 25th of April, 2022
David Molloy
wedding on Sat, 12th of March, 2022
Overall very good experience. Happy to answer all our questions before the big day and on the day everything was done perfect.
Have no complaints and would recommend it to everyone.
John Michelle
wedding on Sat, 6th of November, 2021
Pauline!!! Is amazing, if I could write a song about you I would. Your attention to detail and your amazing staff made our day amazing.

I love how relaxed you and your team made us and our guest feel. You all took on any challenges and there was nothing to it and where so professional


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food is just amazing, we have a large number of coeliac so the kitchen team made everything gluten free and it still tasted better than non gulten free options. "We are all coeliacs" Pauline used to tell us.

Even the few tough Cork City North Siders, "everything is better in Cork..." family members admitted the food, the location and of course staff... are better than Cork. WELL DONE TEAM! No easy feat there.

The Inn is an amazing place to get married, it has beautiful surroundings for all the photos, Castle... looks more like a Palace in the back ground, golf course, huge kids play ground, Mini Glof, walks... everything you need under one roof.

The Inn's Drinks Reception and Sun Room are amazing any time of the year. The room is bright with full hight window showing the beautiful Clare Countyside . The same is true for the main reception, full high windows letting in all that light and views. Even on the dulls of dull wet Irish days, these rooms will brighten your day.

The wedding day... let Pauline and her team take care of you both, they will control everything and ensure everything runs smoothly. You both just try to relax, and enjoy the dew mins quiet time Pauline will setup for you both before dinner. I really enjoyed that few mins of peace she set up for us.

Finally I assure you, you cannot go wrong in choosing the Inn for your wedding, you have my word on that.

Kind regards

John and Michelle

Review submitted on Sun, 28th of November, 2021
Niamh Conroy
wedding on Sat, 16th of October, 2021
We got married on the 16th of October, 2021, at The Inn at Dromoland. To say we had the best day of our lives would be an understatement!! The food was out of this world, and the staff were just superb. Pauline, the wedding coordinator, has the patience of a saint! No question ever went unanswered,

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and she was great with advice and support. The grounds are stunning for photos, and the rooms and bridal suite are 5 stars. We felt like royalty the whole time we were there. They also have a new room especially for hair and makeup. It's lovely, comfy and has loads of chairs and mirrors for the hair and makeup ladies. The entire wedding got silver service which was a big surprise to me on the day. Such a lovely touch. I cannot recommend The Inn at Dromoland enough. The prices are so reasonable, and you get the best food and drinks included. I can't wait to go back.

Review submitted on Thu, 11th of November, 2021
Aisling McNamara
wedding on Fri, 15th of October, 2021
We had our ceremony and reception at The Inn at Dromoland, Co. Clare. They were so incredibly helpful to us from start to finish, and I couldn’t recommend them enough.

From our first meeting with the wedding coordinator Claire, we found her very lovely and so accommodating. Even during a

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changeover in wedding coordinators, the whole journey was seamless. Pauline looked after us for the latter half of our planning on the run-up to the big day, and she was extremely helpful also. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. The waiting bar and reception staff would always greet us with a big smile.

We had our ceremony in the Ballyhannon Suite (Ballroom) of the hotel. The set-up was amazing. It looked out onto the garden, which made a beautiful backdrop. We then had our arrivals reception in the Sun Lounge and lobby, which have the most beautiful decor, while the hotel rearranged the ballroom for the evening reception. It was brilliant to make use of the different spaces in the hotel and wonderful surroundings.

Our package included some decor. Through contact with Riona, who decorated both our ceremony space and reception, we were able to add some personalised touches to show our personalities. She was very accommodating and loved the ideas we had. She had a wide array of stock that we could choose from to get the look we wanted. Overall, the place looked amazing.

The meal itself was gorgeous, and all our guests enjoyed the food. I particularly enjoyed the silver service "reveal" of the main course. We all felt so important!

As I said at the beginning, I have nothing but good things to say about our experience at our wedding at The Inn at Dromoland. We would highly recommend them to any couples planning their big day.

Review submitted on Thu, 4th of November, 2021
Aileen Kavanagh
wedding on Fri, 17th of September, 2021
Our wedding at The Inn at Dromoland really was the best day ever, thanks to Pauline and all the staff. From our original meeting with Claire, and having to move our date due to covid, Pauline and all the staff could not do enough to make sure everything went perfectly. They made everything so easy.

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Everything was perfect! The reception room was stunning and the food was amazing. Everyone was complimenting it, as well as all the staff working. Most of our guests stayed in the hotel for three days and they (as well as ourselves) couldn't compliment every member of staff enough. The service, the food, everything was absolutely fantastic.
We would absolutely recommend The Inn at Dromoland to any couple looking for the perfect wedding venue. Thanks again to Pauline and all the staff for the best day and weekend!

Review submitted on Tue, 2nd of November, 2021
Edwina Meade
wedding on Sat, 25th of September, 2021
The Inn at Dromoland is an absolutely amazing venue from start to finish. Pauline was so accommodating and just amazing. She made our day go so smooth with no glitches. Everything was just perfect. The room was absolutely stunning, we couldn't fault anything at all. Thanks to all the staff at The

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Inn at Dromoland for making our day so special.

Review submitted on Wed, 20th of October, 2021
Ger Coleman
wedding on Fri, 27th of August, 2021
We booked our wedding at The Inn at Dromoland, in Decmeber 2019. Due to the pandemic, we had to move our date four times. From the first day we met the staff at The Inn at Dromoland, we were treated and looked after exemplary. With all the moving dates, there was never an issue, with Claire and

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Pauline ringing our other suppliers to make sure dates worked.

The lead up to our wedding went so smoothly, we were in regular contact with Pauline. She left no stone unturned in the planning of the day. Everything was covered, from meal tasting, to decor, to music, to accommodations.

Our wedding day was such a great day. Everything went off without a hitch. So much so that our guests have been raving about it ever since. The staff were excellent and were well trained in covid protocols. The service was excellent and we always felt the hotel couldn't do enough for us.

We will most certainly be recommending our friends to contact The Inn at Dromoland in the future when their weddings come around.

Review submitted on Thu, 7th of October, 2021
Melissa Mahoney
wedding on Sat, 31st of July, 2021
We held our wedding reception at The Inn at Dromoland. We were dealing with Pauline and Claire. They couldn't do enough for us, even in a difficult time during covid where we were unsure of our numbers. On the wedding day, the staff at the hotel were very friendly and made us feel welcome. They made

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sure it all ran smoothly for us. I would definitely recommend The Inn at Dromoland to future couples.

Review submitted on Thu, 7th of October, 2021
Emma Newport
wedding on Fri, 18th of June, 2021
As a COVID bride, amongst a lot of others, I have had to reschedule our date four times, and I have to say the service and hospitality that was received from the Inn at Dromoland was second to none. They made everything so stress free, which was a blessing, and nothing was an issue. After finally

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having had our wedding celebration, I cannot recommend the hotel and staff highly enough. The welcoming, not just for us, but our families and friends was amazing, food was five stars, as was the service received throughout the weekend. The grounds that surround the hotel are perfect for photos. The location and size of the hotel is ideal for any wedding of any size. I would highly recommend the Inn at Dromoland for your wedding venue.

Review submitted on Wed, 6th of October, 2021
wedding on Fri, 6th of August, 2021
We had our Wedding Reception at the inn at dromland august 2021. We had a beautfiul day staff and management were outstanding ( Pauline the wedding co ordinator amd nico the Gm). From the day we booked it were always there to help. The food was amazing everyone extremely happy with food and

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service. Highly recommend the location staff service and food

Review submitted on Wed, 6th of October, 2021
Karly Hodge
wedding on Thu, 22nd of August, 2019
We got in contact with Claire from The Inn at Dromoland when our original venue closed down 5 months before our wedding. We were lucky enough that they were still available for our date. Claire was so helpful from the beginning and was really accommodating. We were really impressed with their

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packages, they are so inclusive of everything you could possibly need. The venue is really pretty and the setting is beautiful. The staff were all really friendly when we went to meet them and Claire eased us through everything that would happen on the day. We booked with them that day and arranged to come back for our food tasting.

Wow the food is amazing we were blown away by the standard of the food an our guests are still talking about it months later.

Claire really is amazing and we were so lucky to have her help she was brilliant the whole way through answering all our questions and concerns and was amazing on the day.

We were so happy that our plans had to change and feel that everything worked out as it was supposed to.

The Inn at Dromoland is a wonderful venue and I would highly recommend it to anyone considering it as a future location for you wedding, you will not be disappointed.

Review submitted on Tue, 3rd of December, 2019
Ann Fitzgibbon
wedding on Fri, 19th of July, 2019
We got married in the Inn at Dromoland in July 2019, we decided to go for something different, a private family dinner and a big party in the evening with BBQ food. It could not have been made any easier for us, anything we asked for we got, the food was amazing, the décor was beautiful, Claire is

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an absolute dream to deal with she takes the stress out of everything, we had the best day of our lives. We would definitely recommend this venue.

Review submitted on Wed, 6th of November, 2019
Mary Hayes
wedding on Fri, 23rd of August, 2019
Claire, Just wanted to say thank you so so so much for your help in organising our wedding, you are a star. The hotel was amazing and the staff could not have been more helpful. We were blown away by what you had done and were truly blessed to have chosen The Inn at Dromoland as our wedding venue.

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Our guest are still talking about the day and how well the hotel catered for our mad bunch. We will be recommending The Inn at Dromoland to our friends for their wedding venues and we will be using the hotel for future family events.
Thanks again for all your help, you truly have an amazing team behind you

Review submitted on Mon, 4th of November, 2019
Denise O'Regan
wedding on Sat, 14th of September, 2019
Myself and my husband had our wedding reception here in September 2019. I would highly recommend it to anyone and everyone who's thinking of getting married staff were so kind helpful and friendly and couldn't have done enough for us on our special day. We found Claire fantastic to deal with. She is

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so professional and nothing was a problem for her. She put us at ease with every question throughout the whole process. She was pleasure to deal with. The staff were all great my guest even commented to us that they couldn't have done enough. We had an amazing day and are very grateful to all at the hotel. Ye won't be disappointed in choosing this hotel as your venue.

Review submitted on Mon, 4th of November, 2019
Trish McSweeney
wedding on Sat, 18th of May, 2019
We could not have been happier with the Inn at Dromoland on our wedding day. We live in Canada and my sister was arranging the wedding. We particularly loved the laid back, calm and reassuring answers we received to literally every request and question we asked of Claire. We really wanted a zero

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drama day and the Inn at Dromoland delivered exactly that. We're not ones for micromanaging everything and we were happy to trust that the people at the hotel are the experts and indeed they were. There's nothing better than being able to sit back and enjoy your wedding day without a care in the world for any arrangements and that's exactly what we got. Everything ran so smoothly, we along with our families were completely relaxed which in turn meant our guests were completely relaxed, the food was delicious and there was plenty of it and the punch on arrival was particularly popular. The table decor was beautiful also. We loved that they served the evening food and the cake at the usual 10.30pm or 11pm and left it available so that our guests could eat it much later which of course they did. All of the serving staff were so friendly and helpful and even at 3 or 4am we were not made to feel unwelcome in the function room and there was no rushing us out of the place. We thoroughly enjoyed our day and that was due in no small part to the wonderful staff of the Inn at Dromoland. We've since gotten our photos from our photographer and the room and grounds look so amazing. The honeymoon suite is huge and very comfortable. If we had to do it all over again I wouldn't change a thing.

Review submitted on Mon, 1st of July, 2019
Deirdre & Lisa
wedding on Sat, 1st of December, 2018
My wife and I got married in the Inn at Dromoland in Dec 2018. We found Claire fantastic to deal with. She is so professional and nothing was a problem for her. As we are from Cork a lot of organising was done through emails and we can honestly say Claire put us at ease from the moment we began

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planning. It's such a beautiful venue from the ballroom to the grounds for pictures it's absolutely flawless!!! The food was amazing!! So many people complimented it! I would highly recommend this hotel as Claire and her team are an absolute pleasure to deal with and are truly a credit the Inn At Dromoland!!

Review submitted on Sat, 29th of June, 2019
Mary Meere
wedding on Fri, 24th of May, 2019
Myself and my husband had our wedding reception here back in May would highly recommend it to anyone and everyone who's thinking of getting married staff were so kind helpful and friendly and couldn't have done enough for us on our special day Claire the wedding coordinator from start to finish was

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outstanding very friendly and helpful really made our lives a lot easier.

Review submitted on Fri, 28th of June, 2019
Stacey Williams
wedding on Fri, 12th of April, 2019
Myself and my husband had the pleasure of using The Inn at Dromoland for our wedding reception. From the beginning I delt with Claire Coughlin, who is amazing at her job. She put us at ease with every question or panic attack throughout the whole process. The hall, the suppliers they provided and

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their staff are so good at what they do. We had an amazing day and are very grateful to all at the hotel. Ye won't be disappointed in choosing this hotel as your venue.

Review submitted on Wed, 26th of June, 2019
Joanne & Dave
wedding on Fri, 17th of May, 2019
We had the best day ever. From the start of the planning process and picking the Inn at Dromoland, Claire and the team were so accommodating. The food, nibbles and entertainment space was second to none. Nothing was too much or too little to ask for. Claire, the staff and the venue were perfect and

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I would highly recommend The Inn at Dromoland to anyone.

Thanks Claire and the Team
Joanne & Dave

Review submitted on Tue, 25th of June, 2019
Mary Vithalani
wedding on Sat, 6th of April, 2019
We had our wedding here on Saturday 6th April 2019 & it was just simply amazing. Everyone at this hotel is a pleasure to deal with. We can’t thank Claire, Tom, Fergal & all the Team enough for their helpfulness, professionalism & friendliness while planning & celebrating our wedding, everything

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was just perfect.

Can’t recommend this hotel enough, we fell in love with the venue the minute we walked in the door on the first day all those months ago. The ballroom is just stunning. Thank you all for making our day & one we will always remember.

Review submitted on Thu, 18th of April, 2019
Stephen & Pamela McNamara
wedding on Sat, 1st of September, 2018
We would like to personally thank all the staff at the inn for the fantastic job they done for our wedding! From the moment we had set a date for our wedding we knew where we wanted to have it and there was no need to go anywhere else. The amount of weddings we have been to over the years at the

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Inn have been amazing but the experience of having our own wedding there with all our family and friends has been out of this world! From the minute we met with Claire until the very end she has been a super star, she was there for us through every email, phone call and meeting and kept the show running for us and we cannot thank her enough. Myself and my bridal party were at the hotel the morning of the wedding to get ready and I can still remember just sitting there watching everything happen and not having a single thing to worry about because we were being kept up to date and looked after all morning ! My photographer and videographer had noticed how relaxed I was on the morning and I honestly have the staff at the inn to thank for that. The day was unforgettable, the food was fantastic, the layout and decor was just how I wanted it and not a single thing went wrong all day. Our pictures came out fantastic from the lovely areas around the inn! I would highly recommend the Inn at Dromoland to anyone looking around venues to have their wedding for both reception and civil marriage. We got married at the Inn and all of our guests complimented us on the service how it was so relaxed and how beautiful the sun room was , we had fantastic weather on the day to make it even better! To everyone considering the inn for their wedding We say go for it , you won't be disappointed. To everyone that was a part of our wedding day from start to finish we send our thanks for making it the best day of our lives.
Mr & Mrs McNamara

Review submitted on Sun, 23rd of December, 2018
Denise Keane and John Eoin Sheahan
wedding on Fri, 19th of October, 2018
We started our hotel search last November and looked at many venues. From my first point of contact with Claire Coughlan I have to say she was so professional but we also got the feeling that she was interested in our wedding and us as a couple.

Nothing was a problem to Claire and when deciding

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on the menu and wine she gave us time and advice. Claire is super at her job and is a credit to The Inn at Dromoland. She never put any pressure on us for anything and was there at the end of an email at anytime.

On the day itself I have to say the food and service was 100%. The staff were so friendly and super organised. The bridal suite was amazing.

The front of house and bar staff to the waiting staff in the function room they were all excellent.

The day after the wedding Claire was there to finalise everything and she had all flowers,cake etc kept safely in one place and made sure that all was not damaged.

Some hotels we have been we would get the vibe after the wedding that your weren't important or your business was no longer needed or wanted . We stayed in the hotel bar until about 4pm that afternoon and again the food, drink, service and atmosphere was excellent.

To sum it all up we have no regrets in choosing The Inn at Dromoland for our wedding and we certainly will be returning and would consider it for other family events in the future.

Kind Regards
Denise Keane & John Eoin Sheahan

Review submitted on Fri, 14th of December, 2018
Aoife & Liam
wedding on Fri, 20th of July, 2018
We cannot speak highly enough of The Inn at Dromoland's wedding coordinator Claire. She was absolutely amazing at every step, from the day we booked to the day of the wedding. She was so helpful with every little detail.

The day was absolutely amazing, the food, the service, everything was

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fantastic and we had an amazing day!!! The staff were amazing all very friendly and helpful.
Also want to mention Grace Events who work with the Inn at Dromoland in decorating the reception room and indeed the hotel itself for weddings. Louise is fantastic and definitely knows her stuff. The room looked amazing and again no matter what I asked we were accommodated.
A big Thank You to all involved in the Inn at Dromoland for making our wedding reception so wonderful.

Review submitted on Fri, 28th of September, 2018
Sarah O Neill
wedding on Sat, 25th of August, 2018
We are just back from the Inn, We booked it for our wedding, and I have to say they made our day so magical, the food was unbelievable and the staff couldn't do enough for us. Claire the wedding coordinator is amazing she helped us so much over the whole 2 years of our planning, she made sure

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everything was perfect on the day, there wasn't a thing out of place. I'd highly recommend the Inn to anyone for a wedding or any event.

Review submitted on Mon, 27th of August, 2018
Sandra Reynolds
wedding on Fri, 16th of March, 2018
We couldn’t have asked for anything more from our wedding venue. I would recommend The Inn at Dromoland to anyone thinking of getting married there. Claire the wedding coordinator was totally amazing and helped us plan and organise our wedding. Nothing was too much trouble for her and her

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attention to detail is superb. A special mention to the Chef Fergal, the food was excellent, the service was brilliant and all the staff were so friendly. The Front office Manager Olive was so helpful and obliging in helping us sort out all accommodation needs.

Review submitted on Mon, 27th of August, 2018
Mary & Seamus McKeown
wedding on Thu, 12th of July, 2018
Claire is an absolute gem. We left our first meeting with her 2 years ago totally confident that she was going to help us have the most fantastic day. She is so open, friendly and professional, there isn't a bad word we could say about her. She made our whole experience an absolute dream and was

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always available to provide her advise and expertise. She is beyond a credit to the hotel and any couple will be so lucky to work with a lady such as herself.

Thank you and your team for an absolutely incredible day! We loved every moment of it and could not be happier! The food was fantastic and our guests raved about how good the food was and how well it was presented. One of our guests is the executive chef for a 1200 room 5-star hotel in a very well known and popular chain in the US with a team of over 70 chefs working under him and he was very impressed with the meal saying there was very little he would have changed and he is a hard man to please who pulls no punches!

All our guests were so impressed with the venue. Especially the outdoor reception which they loved. The setup for the ceremony was lovely and felt very intimate,something all our guests commented on.

Review submitted on Fri, 20th of July, 2018
Siobhan Cullinan
wedding on Sat, 3rd of March, 2018
Claire Coughlan (in particular) and the entire team at the Inn at Dromoland could not have done enough to ensure that our day was perfect. Our wedding took place during the snow, and we had multiple last minute cancellations. Claire and the team took this in their stride, updated the table plans

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multiple times and sorted out rooms for guests.

Everyone commented on the food and the service, which were second to none.

I could not recommend the Inn at Dromoland highly enough and Claire really and truly is a huge asset to the hotel.

Review submitted on Wed, 18th of July, 2018
Mrs Fiona clohessy
wedding on Fri, 11th of May, 2018
Brilliant from start to finish
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