Doolin Inn

View from the deck at Sea View House Bed and Breakfast in Stay Doolin


Your home in the heart of Doolin


Doolin Inn – Simplicity of Comfort. Ideal for Families & Groups, Individuals and Explorers

The warmth, personal attention and homely-charm of a modern country house, combined with the professional and seamless service of a hotel – this is Doolin Inn, your home in the heart of Doolin. From a hearty healthy breakfast to set you up for the day, to a beautifully-appointed bedroom with everything you need, and the friendly advice of people who really know Doolin. Doolin Inn is the ideal base for exploring and is within walking distance of all the Irish music pubs, restaurants, ferries to the Aran Islands, and at the starting point of the Cliffs of Moher Coastal Trail.

What we offer

We are an eco-conscious family-run business who focus on getting the simple things right:

  • Modern country house surrounded by a large terrace overlooking the village
  • 4* quality hotel accommodation located in the centre of Doolin village
  • Ideal for Families & Groups, Individuals and Explorers
  • A great base for exploring the Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands and the Burren
  • Located at the start of the Cliffs Of Moher Coastal Walking Trail
  • 2 – 15 minute walk to all the local pubs and restaurants offering great local food and nightly trad sessions
  • Rooms simply decorated, with high-quality eds for a good night’s sleep
  • Cosy Doubles, Superior Doubles, and Family Rooms for up to 2 adults & 2 children
  • In-room facilities include smart TVs, safe, ironing facilities, tea/coffee making facilities
  • Deliciously decadent full breakfast available each morning from 8 – 10am on weekdays and 8 – 10.30am on weekends
  • Café open from 8am – 9pm with local roasted Anam Coffee
  • Large terrace and garden to relax and catch an evening sunset overlooking the Atlantic
  • Stove fire to curl up beside with a good book, hot whiskeys/beverages and/or a glass of wine
  • Drying Room for your muddy boots after a day’s adventure
  • Debit /Credit Cards accepted (Visa, Master Card Diners)
  • Specialists in group conferencing, meetings, events & team retreats
  • An ideal intimate venue for bespoke weddings and occasions. Get married on Ireland’s breathtaking Cliffs of Moher and celebrate at Doolin Inn


Our doorstep is at the start of the Cliffs of Moher Coastal Trail – hike the coastline trail and take in awe-inspiring views of the Cliffs of Moher. Located at the start of Fisher Street, we are a 2 – 15 minute walk to all pubs restaurants and shops in Doolin and just a 15 minute walk to Doolin Pier, where you can catch the ferry to visit the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher Cruises.
Although in the centre of the village, slightly elevated, we are surrounded by green fields, with views of Doolin, the ocean, Doonagore Castle and our gardens. With the ocean, a little more than a stone’s throw away, wake up each morning to the smell of the wild fresh air.

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About Us

Anthony, Deirdre and their team are your hosts at Doolin Inn – professionals who have both expertise and experience in the hospitality industry, in some of the top of the range hotels around Ireland and the world.

Anthony and Deirdre Moloney returned home in 2012 and taking their years of international hotel management experience and mantra of improving a little every day, they set up Doolin Inn as a modern country house in the heart of Doolin. Find out more about us here

“We’ve worked hard to make sure Doolin Inn has just the character we want: the wonderful comfortable charm of a country inn, combined with all the facilities and must-haves of a good hotel. Our guests love the friendly service and warmth that makes them feel like a guest in our home – yet appreciate the standard of rooms and amenities that are always of hotel quality. It’s about relaxation, rejuvenation and relying on the fact that we’ll do everything we can to deliver on your dream experience of Doolin.” ~ Anthony Moloney, Proprietor

Our Food

Each morning you’ll look forward to coming down to a deliciously decadent full breakfast. The emphasis is on great home-baking, locally-produced ingredients and traditional Irish recipes that have been passed down through the Moloney family.

Think rich and fruity soda breads, warm fluffy scones, smoked salmon, farm-fresh eggs, traditionally-cured bacon, poached fruits and fresh juices. Our emphasis is always on healthy options and slow-burning foods that will sustain you through your day of discovery. Find out more about our food here

Our Rooms

Doolin Inn has 17 modern non-smoking rooms of different sizes, and all with private bathrooms. We’ve made sure our hotel experience and world travels have translated into providing the kind of rooms our guests want: a cosy bed for a great night’s sleep, quality furnishings in warm, relaxing tones and many additional conveniences.

All rooms have beautiful views of the village, terrace, gardens and the Aille River. Look out to the sea or across the green fields towards the valley behind us. Our only nearest neighbours are those that chew the cud and with 360 degrees of views to choose from, we are spoilt for choice. Find out more about our rooms here

Doolin Inn and Responsible Tourism

We have achieved many accolades and awards for responsible tourism. Going forward we look to always improve on this and extend our approach to how we conduct our business, its impact on our local environment and community.

Awards and Accolades

Fáilte Ireland’s Customer Service Excellence Business Award 2019
Responsible Travel and Tourism Accommodation of the Year (small business) 2014
Responsible Travel and Tourism Awards Gold – Best Improvement Energy Management
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark “Best Improvements Award”
Green Hospitality Awards Gold 2013 -2016
TripAdvisor Green Leader Gold Awards 2013-2018
TripAdvisor Awards of Excellence 2012 – 2018
Trivago Top 25 hotels in Ireland 2015
Lonely Planet Top Choice, Rick Steves, Le Guide Routard, Irish Family Vacations

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