Showing posts from 2010

Summer Happy Days

Happy to say that we did well all summer!! Events such as Special Olympics, 2 major concerts (Pink + Bob Dylan)& a few rugby matches, JP McManus Golf Classic, Pig N Porter Festival and a couple of 'bank holidays' really kept the city buzzing!! Happy Days ;-) Do u want to stay with us this summer?? Avail of our 'SUMMER SUPER SAVERS' for only €120 per person sharing. Midweek-3BB1D and Weekend-2BB1D. Package also includes a bottle of bubbly with the meal and 15% discount in Escape Beauty Day Spa & Vanilla Brown Hair Salon. Up to 2 kids under 12 yrs stay free with their parents. This offer is only available til 15th September. What u waiting for? Call Irene now to book at 061 463 600 :)

Big into races??

Horse Racing and the Irish are almost inseparable.. come visit Limerick City and witness the fantastic racing scene!! Book a Racing Break for only €59 per person sharing at the Absolute Hotel & Spa!! Package includes one night Bed & Breakfast in one of our cosy superior rooms and get 2 general admission racing tickets. Call Irene to book at 061 463 600!! Helpful Links : Limerick Racecourse The Horse Racing Ireland Website

Interesting Reads on April Fool's Day

Enjoy!! Beware, it's April Fool's Day! Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time Harmless April Fool's Pranks & Practical Jokes With no messin involved whatsoever, book a stay with us this Saturday or Sunday + pay only €50 per person sharing for 4 course evening meal, bed & breakfast, a drink each + 15% discount on your spa treatments!! Book a second night for ONLY €50 bed & breakast.. for that price, you'll probably think that we're joking but we're not!! Call us now at 061 463 600!

Hmmm... Easter!!

Celebrate Easter in style!! Stay Saturday or Sunday night (03rd or 04th April) and pay only €50 pps for accommodation, 4 course dinner, a drink each and full Irish breakfast in the Riverbank Restaurant. Up to 2 kids under 12 years stay free in their parents' room. Kid's evening meals are not included. Special second night price for only €50 Bed & Breakfast. Book your treatments in advance with Escape Beauty Day Spa and enjoy a 15% discount with this offer. Package not available on 02nd April. Check out the links : Buttercup Farm - Easter Sunday Event, Co Limerick Egg-citing Easter Events in Craggaunowen Gigs in Dolan's Pub What are you waiting for?? Call us now at 061 463 600!

Good ‘Ole Irish Craic: A Few St. Patrick’s Day Toasts

Here are a few Irish toasts to lift your spirits and hopefully bring a laugh or two... "In heaven there is no beer ‘tis why we must drink it all here." "Here’s to you and here’s to me.May we never disagree.But should we start to fight and ‘cuss,Here’s to me." "May the flower of love never be nipped by the frost of disappointment, nor shadow of grief fall among your family and friends." "May the roof over your heads be as well thatched, as those inside are well matched." "May your heart be light and happy,May your smile be big and wide,And may your pockets always havea coin or two inside!" "May your home always be too small to hold all your friends." "May neighbors respect you, Trouble neglect you, The angels protect you, And heaven accept you." "My friends are the best friends.. Loyal, willing and able. Now let’s get to drinking! All glasses off the table!" "Here’s to the land of the shamrock

3 Years Old now ;p

birthday today.. 3 years wu-hoo!! (and many, many, many 'absolutely fabulous' years to come..) see you around :)

Happy Women's Day!!

A woman is like a teabag. It's only when she's in hot water that you realize how strong she is.~ Nancy Regan come + join us in the Riverbank Bar.. 2 for the price of 1 on cocktails today!! happy women's day :)

Marchin' towards a busy March..

must say February went well for the hotel than expected.. GREAT !! after a couple of months without a Sales Manager, we finally got lucky + found the right one.. the chemistry's right, she's the one!! melanie's the name, sales is her game!! plenty of events in Limerick to keep us busy all month : Cheltenham Preview Night in Thomond Park on 04th, Skyfest - St Patrick's Festival 12th to 17th, 40th Limerick International Band Competition on 14th, Mother's Day on 14th, Magner's League - Munster vs Glasgow Warriors on 26th.. and it's our birthday on 16th -- turnin' 3 years old :) will keep you posted of what's goin' on here.. but for now, we all wish you a good day!!

This Week...

has been great so far.. amazing last-minute pickup on rooms whole week (thanks very much to our beloved regulars!!) lunch BUSY BUSY BUSY all week (thanks to our regular lunchonistas!!) full restaurant + bar this evening.. great to see the buzz!! (hope the hen groups are havin a fab time with us this weekend!!) absolute staff is gettin their very late xmas party tomorrow night or shall we call it.. spring party wu-hoo?? free food + drinks, music + casino night in the locke bar.. pheww, hardwork's finally paid off!! (for that, all of the absolute staff would like to thank Donnacha for throwing us a party -- thanks boss!!) so far.. great week :)

Relax, Unwind & Enjoy

Relax, Unwind & Enjoy 2 nights bed and breakfast A 4 course dinner on one evening in the Riverbank Resuarant. In addition to this you will get a €100 voucher in Escape Beauty Day Spa For €160 per person sharing Book Now


Still hungry? Plenty here!


Bananas or nutella or savouryowNow do you like your pancakes

Happy pancake tuesday

Pancakes on special for dessert. Lemon and lots of caster sugar..... Mmmmmmm..... Pancakes!

Oh what a night

Great nite in the restaurant. Everyone happy. Lamb shank very popular. Ran out of baileys cheesecake.......... Still popular
The valentines weekend rush has begun........bring it on. Full on till Monday

Weekend Kickoff!!

what a busy day.. phewww!! busy lunch.. busy dinner.. busy checkins.. will be busy busy busy all weekend!! not whingeing at all.. we love it this way :) everyone's all smiles today.. happy days:) full tomorrow night, hurray!

Group Booking Stressful??

we recognise how stressful organising a group booking can be.. tsk tsk tsk! @ the absolute, we have a dedicated Reservations Coordinator (Irene.. wu-hoo!!)who will happily make this tough task an easy peasy lemon squeezy job for you. girls + boys, ladies + gentlemen.. we're proud to introduce our "Here Come The Girls" + "Yorkie Boys" packages!! Either book online ( under Special Offers) or contact us directly at 061 463 600/


RT @FrankAdman: Water in plastic bottles? I like mine in a glass. Preferably cubed, and surrounded by bourbon......nitecap? Res bar open

Lunch Treats from €5 M-F

amazing buzz over lunchtime.. sales on bacon+cabbage went down really well!! delicious lunch treats from as low as €5, mon - fri between 12:30 & 2:30 pm.. what to expect?? quick, friendly service.. stunning views overlooking the Abbey River + delightful lunch experience!


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Romance is so not dead!!

Loving you is easy because you're beautiful.... La la la la la.. Treat your loved one with an exceptional getaway break in the Absolute Hotel & Spa for only €120pps!! Stay 2 nights accommodation with breakfast on each morning, a sumptuous 4 course meal with a bottle of bubbly on the evening of your choice in the Riverbank Restaurant. Have a lie in on your departure day and enjoy a late checkout of 2pm with our compliments. Spa treatments at 15% discount when you book this package... If you wish to arrange chocolates, bottle of champagne, strawberries or a bouquet of flowers to be brought up to your room before your arrival.. do call Irene @ 061 463 600! Let us make this a memorable one for you!! Available all February!!! Love Birds Break - BOOK NOW

Phones Hop Hop!!

Phones been hoppin' all day, got a good few last minute bookings for tonight.. Nice to see plenty of familiar faces in the house, lovin it lovin it when our regulars are around!! Happy Monday to everyone :)

Early Bird Special

Early Bird tonight at €24.95 or €60 incl a bottle of wine for 2

Special Valentines Break Away

Special Valentines Break Away 1 Night Bed and Full Irish Breakfast in a Luxurious Bedroom at the 4 Star Absolute Hotel & Spa 4 Course Valentines Candlelight Dinner in the Riverbank Restaurant Enjoy a Complimentary Late Check Out till 1pm Special Valentines Extras For Only €25 pps Indulge in a 2nd Nights B&B when you book the Valentines Package for Saturday Night Or Upgrade to a Superior Room for €10 Upgrade to a Chic Suite for €50 A Bottle of Moet in your room for €40 To Book - Contact Reservations Directly on 061 46 36 00 Book Now

Live Dj & Late Food

Enjoy Pre & Post Mach Food Beer & Burger €12.95

Weekend Break

Treat yourself this winter with either a 3 Night Midweek Break To include Bed & Full Irish Breakfast on all mornings & 1 Evening Meal Or 2 Night Weekend Break To include Bed & Full Irish Breakfast on all mornings & 1 Evening Meal All for Only €99 per person sharing Offer is subject to availability. Book Now