2023 Most Popular Hotels

Posted on 04 Jan 2024 in Hotel Deals Ireland

January is a time for new beginnings and self-improvements for many and we’re no different at SuperValu Getaway Breaks. We’re focused on building on our amazing value hotel deals from 2023 and making it even bigger and better for 2024.

This year will see a number of exciting developments as we enter our 25th year of offering the best hotel breaks to you. This will include new hotels, new hotel packages, bigger savings, and more hotel competitions!

Entering a new year is a great opportunity to take a look back at some of our most popular hotels for bookings in 2023 and why they were booked so often and a look at some of our newest additions to SuperValu Getaway Breaks now offering more hotel deals in Meath, Dublin and Cork.

2023 Most Popular Hotels


Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City

Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City

The saying goes “Location, Location, Location”, nowhere is this more evident than with the Maldron Hotel South Mall in Cork City. Close to Cork’s major shopping streets, restaurants and bars while also avoiding the noise that often comes with it. Located right on the edge of the River Lee, the Maldron Hotel South Mall is within 5 minutes walking distance of Cork bus station and 15 minutes’ walk from Kent Train Station. While offering some of the most competitive hotels prices in all of Cork, our customers repeatedly references the hotels amazing staff and “wonderful breakfast”.

Book at stay at Maldron Hotel South Mall here.

Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley, Dublin

Immensely popular for family hotel breaks, friends and couples’ getaways, Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley was our most popular Dublin hotel in 2023. It sits next to the M50, meaning easy access and a host of things to do for families and friends. The hotel is next to Liffey Valley Shopping centre which offers a huge selection of shops, restaurants as well as a cinema and a JumpZone centre. It is also a short drive from one of Dublin’s best parks – St Catherines Park, which provides beautiful woodlands and river walks, football fields, a playground, maze and a Sunday market. Lucan village is a short drive/bus away with an array of bars, cafes and restaurants and you can also be in the city within 25mins with the nearby bus.

Book a stay at Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley here.

Sheen Falls Lodge, Kenmare, Kerry

Sheen Falls Hotel, Kerry Aerial Picture

Our favourite 5-star hotel of 2023 was the Sheen Falls Lodge and it’s easy to see why. This Kerry hotel will provide you with one of the most indulgent hotels breaks you could ask for. Sitting on the edge of Kenmare River the hotel provides a spacious room, a luxury leisure centre and spa facilities, exquisite dining and a courtesy bus to Kenmare village. Check out some of our feedback below:

“Absolute luxury”,

“Brilliant value for money with SuperValu Getaway breaks”

“Exceeded our expectations”.

“Rooms big and spacious”

Book a stay at Sheen Falls Lodge here.

The Connacht Hotel, Galway

Perhaps one of the most well-known hotels in Galway, The Connacht Hotel has been the destination of choice for couples (young and not-so-young a like) as well as families and the occasional friends groups for years. Affordable, convenient, modern and with a stylish covered outdoor bar The Connacht Hotel caters for all types of visitors. Boasting a leisure centre and spa it is also ideal for a simple relaxing hotel break to Galway.

Book a Stay at The Connacht Hotel here.

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel Entrance

Similar to The Connacht Hotel, the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel in Kilkenny City successfully ticks many boxes for many people. The hotel offers great dining, bar and leisure centre facilities that are ideal for couples, friends and families. Within a two-minute walk of Kilkenny town centre and train station the hotel is offering some of the best value deals at €99 per night until March 2024.

Book a Stay at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel here.

Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa, Meath

Although only added to SuperValu Getaway Breaks in March 2023, Dunboyne Castle Hotel quickly became one of our most booked hotels on the website due to offering an affordable luxury hotel break. The stylish hotel offers a selection of packages from simple Bed & Breakfast deals to their Exclusive 2 night Package which includes dinner, use of their thermal suite, coffee voucher and a shopping discount card. It’s also within 30-minute drive of major historical attractions and a short drive to Avoca Dunboyne.

Book a Stay at Dunboyne Castle Hotel here.

New Hotel Deals for 2024

We’re starting 2024 with the addition of new and returning hotels for the new year.

Starting in the east we are delighted to now offer an additional three hotels in Meath. Explore one of Ireland’s Ancient East’s most historically rich counties with the likes of Newgrange, Trim Castle, Hill of Tara and more with a short drive of the hotels.

Ardboyne Hotel, Meath

Ardboyne Hotel Meath

Located in the town of Navan and within a short drive of Emerald Park, Slane and Newgrange. An ideal base for night on the tiles or a day of historical discovery. View Hotel Here.

Castle Arch Hotel, Meath

The hotel in Trim is another ideal base for exploring. With midweek dinner, bed and breakfast deals from only €119pn this Winter you can see why we are delighted to welcome the hotel back. View Hotel Here

Newgrange Hotel, Meath

Newgrange Hotel

A traditional and “cosy” hotel in Navan town offers a warm welcome good food and live music every weekend. View Hotel Here.

If you plan a visit to Dublin this Winter, our newest addition to the capital offers great location, amenities and style.

The Address Connolly, Dublin

Next to Connolly Station, Busáras, O’Connell Bridge and a short walk to Temple Bar, Grafton Street and St Stephen Green, The Address Connolly is centrally located while also offering the somewhat unique option of a leisure centre and sauna in Dublin city centre. View Hotel Here.

Next is a new Cork hotel offering style, charm and surrounding natural beauty.

Fernhill Hotel & Gardens, Cork

Fernhill House

This Clonakilty based hotel is a popular wedding venue and it’s easy to see why. Take the chance to your own blissful getaway in the wooded surrounding and classic interior design. A West Cork hotel that should be on your list if exploring the Wild Atlantic Way. View Hotel here.

The team at SuperValu Getaway Breaks will continue to bring you the best the hotel deals across Ireland in 2024. From discounted hotel deals, value added packages and exclusive deals we’re working hard to give you deals you won’t find elsewhere along with new hotels through the year.




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