The 3 star Breaffy Woods Hotel is located 3km outside Castlebar, County Mayo on a 101 acre woodland estate in the West of Ireland on the doorstep of the Wild Atlantic Way, a mere 15 mins drive to Westport and a 25 min drive to Croagh Patrick and the Great Western Greenway. The seasonal 3 star hotel offers large family rooms and interconnecting rooms. The bedrooms are elegantly appointed with en suite bathroom, direct dial telephone, TV, and tea and coffee-making facilities. The hotel boasts 126 bedrooms adjacent to 6 self-catering residences which have one double and one twin bedroom ideally suited for families.
In the Summer of 2020, the hotel expanded its resort to include the development of its self-guided 2k, 3k & 5k Looped Walks. These walks which include a storyboard and route map have as a feature a number of key discovery points illustrated, styled and themed on the yellow brick road from the Wizard of Oz!
The hotel’s Legends Restaurant offers a relaxed dining experience with varied menus. It serves breakfast and dinner, and caters excellently for children. Meanwhile, the Woods Bar serves an à la carte menu of soups, sandwiches, snacks and coffees. It hosts children’s entertainment during school breaks.
Guests staying at Breaffy Woods can enjoy a range of leisure facilities at the neighbouring 4 star sister hotel, Breaffy House Hotel, a mere 3 mins walks away. These include an indoor pool, jacuzzi, steam room, well-equipped gymnasium, children's playgrounds and the Breaffy Spa, the perfect place to escape, unwind and enjoy luxury treatments. The award winning Breaffy Spa offers the best in holistic spa therapies including deep tissue massage, dry flotation therapy, hydrotherapy and facials using the leading luxury spa and skincare brand 'Elemis’. Breaffy Spa was one of the first spas in Ireland to have a Rasul Mud Chamber. This popular treatment can be enjoyed alone or with a friend (up to four). The Elemis Biotech facial seamlessly combines a fusion of new technologies with hands on therapy, this range of next generation facials creates immediate long-term results.
Breaffy House Resort won ‘Best Family Friendly’ Hotel at the 2019 Gold Medal Awards which was a huge honour in keeping with the extent of family amenities and activities we have onsite at the Resort. In 2018, it was the winner of the Best Family Friendly Hotel at the 2018 Boots and Maternity Infant Family Awards! The Breaffy Buddies Kids Club is open during school holidays and July and August for children attending National School 5 years plus.
Each summer it launches a comprehensive summer entertainment programme which comprises an action packed list of family fun activity which takes place on the resort each year to include: Family Mini Adventures, Rounders, Giant Board Games, Mocktail making for kids, Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Live Pizza Making, Kids Yoga, Fairy Village Storytelling, Hypnosis Show, Themed Discos, and much more!
Though Breaffy Woods Hotel has everything guests could need, it is also situated near a number of not-to-be-missed attractions, including 7 Blue Flag beaches, National Museum of Ireland - Turlough House & Gardens, Croagh Patrick, The Great Western Greenway, Achill Island, Westport, Knock Shrine and Ballintubber Abbey. Additionally, the area boasts several renowned golf courses and is on the doorstep of the much acclaimed Wild Atlantic Way.