Friday, August 26, 2016


The Absolute Hotel has been nominated for two top hospitality awards. It is in line to receive two Keelings Farm Fresh Gold Medal Awards. Now in the 28th year, the Gold Medal Awards are recognized as one of the leading independent awards for the Irish Hospitality Industry. Presented by Hotel and Catering Review, the awards acknowledge excellence in hospitality.

The Absolute Hotel has been short listed for two categories: Ireland’s City Hotel of the year (Public Vote) and Ireland’s Business Hotel of the year (Judges Selection).

The Absolute Hotel are calling on the people of Limerick to back them in the online vote to become Ireland’s City Hotel of the year. The Public vote is open from the 24th August and the closing date is 4th September. 

We'd be eternally grateful if you could vote for us as it a public vote and as a small hotel we need all the help we can. Follow this link  

Friday, August 19, 2016

LIMERICK you’re a lady!

If you are visiting Limerick this week what better way to get to know the city than to take part in National Heritage week.  From the 20th August to 28th August, events are been organised through - out the city and surrounding county to celebrate what makes Limerick unique.  Offering a diverse range of activities allowing the participant to be active, imaginative or taking the opportunity to appreciate Limerick’s long history.
ACTIVITIES:  Only minutes’ walk from the Absolute Hotel Limerick you can visit exhibitions in Bishop’s Palace, the Hunt Museum and Merchant’s quay.  For the more daring you can jump on a boat and sail the river Shannon and see Limerick from a truly unique perspective.  The boat will leave from the Hunt Museum which is a mere 5 minutes’ walk from the Absolute Hotel Limerick.

For more information and the event guide visit the Absolute Hotel’s facebook page

Friday, August 12, 2016


On the 13th August Imelda May will take the stage in one of Limerick’s most iconic locations – King John’s Castle. Imelda May will be the second act to play King John’s Castle after The Coronas played to a sold out audience at the end of April.
Located a mere 8 minutes’ walk from the Absolute Hotel Limerick it is the closest hotel to the gig of the summer!

Getting here:

Bus, train, automobile….

BUS & TRAIN - the Absolute is only a 13 minute walk from Colbert train station.  There is a taxi rank outside the train station that will get you to the hotel in about 7 minutes

AUTOMOBILE – if you are planning on driving to Limerick this weekend this map will get you here from all routes

CAR PARKING – the Absolute Hotel offers limited complimentary car parking facilities which is based on a first come first served basis. It is located on the right hand side before the main entrance of the hotel. A buzzer system is in place to gain access to the car park. If the car park is full Barrington’s multi-story car park is located near the hotel.  The Absolute Hotel offers validated car parking at the rate of €5.00 per night.

Food glorious food…

FOOD - before the gig make sure to fuel up in the Absolute Bar & Grill. 2 courses from €20 or 3 courses from €25. Offering the best of local produce, river view, professional but personable service…it’s in the detail at the Absolute.

COCKTAILS & CRAFT BEERS – cocktails from €8 and craft beers from €4.50 the Absolute Bar is the place to be seen and to soak up all the pre-gig atmosphere!

RESIDENTS – all the dancing & singing can build up an appetite and thirst don’t worry we have a late night resident bar and offer an all-night room service menu.

For more details call 061 463600 or email