The Cliff House Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel located atop a cliff overlooking Ardmore Bay on Ireland’s south coast. Known for its dramatic setting, upscale amenities, and fine dining, the Cliff House is one of Ireland’s most exclusive beachside hotels.
Location & Setting
Perched on a cliff 130 feet above the water, the Cliff House enjoys panoramic views of Ardmore Bay and the Celtic Sea. The seaside village of Ardmore, famous for its early Christian monastic settlement, is located just a half mile from the hotel. Waterford city is a 45 minute drive away.
- 39 rooms and suites decorated in an elegant, contemporary style
- Floor-to-ceiling windows in every room overlooking the water
- Outdoor heated infinity pool with incredible views
- Elemis spa with indoor pool, hot tub, gym, and treatment rooms
- 2 restaurants – the 1 Michelin star House Restaurant and more casual Coast Bar & Grill
- Afternoon tea service and cliffside lounges
Rooms & Suites
Rooms range from spacious standard rooms to lavish signature suites, each with luxury amenities:
- King-size beds, marble bathrooms, and designer furniture
- Soaking tubs, rainfall showers, bathrobes, and slippers
- Nespresso coffee machines, mini bars, and flat-screen TVs
- Balconies or terraces in most rooms
- Tech amenities like Bluetooth speakers
The 3 signature suites offer extra space, seating areas, and the best views.
The House Restaurant serves contemporary Irish cuisine using local ingredients. The tasting menu is award-winning. More casual dining is available at the Coast Bar & Grill. 24-hour room service is also available.
The hotel’s bar offers a lounge atmosphere with leather sofas, a crackling fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling ocean views through the glass facade. The bar menu has a good selection of Irish whiskeys and craft cocktails.
Spa & Leisure Facilities
- Indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, and steam room
- State-of-the-art gym open 24/7
- Outdoor infinity pool overlooking the bay
- Elemis spa treatments including massages, facials, body wraps
- Yoga and meditation classes
The Cliff House provides an ultra-luxurious escape in one of Ireland’s most scenic coastal locations. With its endless views and 5-star pampering, it’s ideal for a relaxing getaway or special occasion.