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Opened in 1983 as a four bedroom guesthouse by proprietors Mary and Dick Fitzgerald, the 4 star Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel & Spa has now grown into one of the region’s leading leisure, wedding and conference venues, with 89 bedrooms offering hotel accommodation in Adare.

Mary and Dick are parents of four, and grandparents of seven. Today, the business remains very much a family affair – with sons David working as General Manager of this Adare hotel and Conor as Development Manager for the Fitzgerald Group. Daughter Elaina, works as Sales Director.

Traditional rooms provide complimentary Wi-Fi, TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, and sitting areas; upgrades add dining tables and whirlpool baths. Room service is available.

Guestrooms Feature:

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets Pillowtop mattress

 Timmy Macs Irish Bistro

Renowned locally as one of the best restaurants in Adare, Timmy Macs Bistro in Adare is the ideal restaurant for a corporate or family gathering. Extensive menus offer something for everyone, and Gluten Free dishes are a specialty, clearly marked on all the menus. The menu also features Healthy food options that are advised and created by a Dietician along with the in-house Chef. Vegetarian dishes and Authentic Irish dishes also available. At Timmy Macs Bistro the goal is to provide high quality food, value for money, a unique comfortable environment, and friendly professional service.

Dicks Bar

Enjoying a relaxed, buzzy atmosphere, Dicks Bar in Limerick is popular with both guests & locals alike and is the ideal place to wind-down in the evenings.This Adare hotels bar’s modern surroundings are illuminated with mood lighting and soft furnishings making it an ideal spot to mingle with the locals from Adare or enjoy a drink in a quiet corner.

Fieldings of Adare Restaurant 

Allow the Fitzgerald’s experienced team to exceed your expectations in the cozy, comfortable and intimate formal dining restaurant. The ever-changing and imaginative menu ensures that you can savour the flavour of the best of local Limerick produce. The philosophy atFieldings of Adare is to work with seasonal ingredients respecting their natural flavours and using fresh herbs from the Fitzgerald Family Herb Garden in Adare. The Woodlands House Hotel Adare has a very wide variety of fine wines from all around the world, including organic, fair trade and carbon neutral wines to compliment each dish. Dress code for dining in the Restaurant at this Adare Hotel is smart-casual, and last dining time for parties with children is 7.30 p.m.

On the Map: Adare is located just 20km southwest of Limerick City / 43km south of Shannon Airport. The main N21 road (connecting the cities of Limerick & Tralee/Killarney) passes right through the centre of the village.

Adare is a quaint picturesque place, lined with traditional thatched-roof cottages. Snuggled in a wooded and lush countryside setting, Adare is widely regarded as being Ireland’s prettiest and most unique village. Situated on the river Maigue, a tributary of the Shannon river, Adare (Gaelic name: “Ath Dara” – the “ford of the oak” – from the combination of water and woodland) dates back, at least, to the early 13th century. Adare village has a rich wealth of heritage, as well as architectural and scenic beauty. Two groups of world famous, ornate, thatched cottages line part of the village’s broad main street, punctuated with beautiful stone buildings, medieval monasteries and ruins. Situated in the centre of County Limerick, with just 15 minutes from Limerick City and 45 minutes from Shannon Airport, Adare Village is an ideal base from which to explore County Limerick’s many visitor attractions such as Lough Gur and King John’s Castle.

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