Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Shannon, Ireland - Updated 2024

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Shannon is a picturesque town in County Clare, West Ireland, nestled beside the long and scenic Shannon River. While here, you can immerse your senses in attractions where medieval castles and villages, and centuries-old traditions are incorporated in activities such as fun walks, exhibit viewing, and dining. You can visit Bunratty Castle, which features intricate stained-glass art, 15th-century furnishings and tapestries, and the mystical Blarney Stone. You can also try playing the bodhran (an Irish drum) or learn a few Gaelic words in Bunratty Folk Park. Get a glimpse of life 1,500 years ago in Ireland at Craggaunowen Prehistoric Park). If you’re visiting the town, ready your appetite and feast on a sumptuous medieval banquet while Irish ballads fill the night air at Knappogue Castle. You can also try traversing the stunning Cliffs of Moher. If, because of these attractions, you’re planning to check this beautiful place out, make sure to book amazing accommodations to add to the experience. Check out our top Airbnb rentals in Shannon, Ireland, to start planning your trip.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 06, 2024.

1. Airport Manor

Airport Manor is a four-star bed and breakfast, conveniently located just a five-minute drive from Shannon Airport and the iconic Bunratty Castle. Cozy yet elegant, the living area is accented with a transitional-style gold-studded armchair and loveseat, a classic chandelier, and a table lamp. The colonial-style table and chairs beside the bright bay window create a perfect spot to relax for afternoon tea. With a lovely bedroom, two comfy beds, and a bathroom, the place is perfect for two guests.

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4.07 km (2.6 mi) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
111 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
in our experience good wifi is a rarity in ireland
the beds were comfortable the shower had plenty hot water and the internet was excellent
also an amazing irish breakfast
the daily irish breakfast were amazing
we had a comfortable night's sleep unfortunately left at 5am - a bit early to enjoy breakfast
clean and comfortable and convenient
nice clean bedroom and bathroom plenty of towels
the b & b was extremely clean and comfortable
the house is very clean and comfortable
the room and bathroom were clean and spacious
the host was very welcoming
hosts moved up breakfast to help us leave on schedule
kind thoughtful a pleasure to chat with
they were both very kind and fun
they are so helpful with any questions or requests
the location is great as it is close to the shannon airport
the breakfast was delicious and the location is a few minutes drive from shannon airport
great place to stay near the shannon airport
airport manor is a great place to stay very close to the shannon airport
the location is very close to shannon airport so it was perfect for our last night before leaving ireland
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2. Simple, well-furnished studio (from USD 60)

There’s something charming about this rust-red brick studio house with large windows. The interior is simple, unassuming, yet comfortable. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, the studio is just a 3-minute walk from the bus stop and 10 minutes from the local shops. The space is small, but the furnishings are well-appointed, making the most of this snug space. Perfect for two travelers, a double bed is placed beside the window. Additionally, a travel cot is available upon request. A continental breakfast awaits you in the morning.

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Shannon, County Clare, Ireland
3.75 km (2.4 mi) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
179 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was very comfortable many tv channels and good wifi
we also loved the heater in the bathroom since we were there when the weather was getting colder
tv had so many stations it was nice to catch back up with news and such
the apt was sparkling generous and you my irish snacks and treats
very well appointed- hot shower kitchenette cable tv snacks and drinks multiple towels and pillows
johanna’s guest space was clean and spacious
super clean super comfortable and a great space
it was spotless the bed was very comfortable (queen size) and towels were generous size and very soft
house is so clean and easy to find
cosy clean and comfortable private detached studio
she is a wonderful host
johanna was a wonderful host
she provided dinner recommendations and was very helpful
johanna is an outstanding host
johanna was a fantastic host she was super pleasant to communicate with
great location for the shannon airport
this is a wonderful location
there’s a great pub and shopping within walking distance as well
great restaurant & pub was walking distance
highly recommend this location
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3. Spacious rental near Shannon Airport

This large double room, which has a nice bathroom with a tub, has a non-pretentious vibe to it. The furnishings are straightforward and relaxing with its comfy bed and impeccably clean bed linen. The black tufted armchair near the window is also a pleasure to sit on. Practically located near everything, traveling to or from Shannon Airport takes just six minutes, while the bus stop is only a two-minute walk from the house. Breakfast is not included in the booking, but restaurants and pubs that offer a confluence of flavors are only a short stroll away.

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Shannon, County Clare, Ireland
3.55 km (2.3 mi) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
41 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
quiet and clean accommodations
the bedroom was very clean and comfortable
our room was very clean and comfortable
rebecca space is beautiful clean and bright
it was very clean and we had a private bathroom
rebecca was a very good host
his boyfriend mj welcomed us very kind
rebecca is very kind and friendly and gave great directions to all the nearby 'must-sees'
rebecca and her boyfriend mj were friendly hosts and we enjoyed staying with them multiple times during our stay
her home was lovely and clean and she was so kind
v close to airport would recommend
the house is close to the airport and close to some great sightseeing
it was close to the airport which was perfect for flying out early the next morning
delightful host in a perfect location for anyone traveling out of shannon airport
restaurant was a pleasant evening walk from the house and very nice
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4. Relaxing home with a garden (from USD 196)

This rental is a luxurious, self-catering cottage furnished with comfort and elegance. Small flower pots sit on window sills and elegant lamps adorn the tables to make for a lovely stay for six guests. Watch Netflix on the wall-mounted TV above the stylishly modern fireplace in the living area. Lazily lie in bed in any of the three bedrooms, each fitted with an armchair, a dressing table, and a shower room. Prepare sumptuous Irish stew in the well-equipped kitchen. The sitting area in the spacious and well-kept garden is a great place to have a hearty dinner. Have fun exploring Shannon from here as Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, pubs, and restaurants are a short walk away.

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Bunratty, County Clare, Ireland
164 meters (0.2 ft) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
182 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has a nice fully equipped kitchen and all other amenities needed
there is also a lovely garden with large patio dining table
caroline’s cottage is everything you see on the pictures but even better lovely beds
great for groups as each room as it’s own bathroom
everything is clean & tidy
lovely place and spotlessly clean on arrival
the house was warm on arrival and spotlessly clean
spotlessly clean and very comfy beds to guarantee a good nights sleep
her place is clean stylish and comfortable
delightful host would definitely recommend
the host is so kind and responsive
helpful with local info
fabulous host who could not have been more helpful
caroline was the perfect host with prompt and accomodating responses
great central location for exploring clare & limerick
perfect location beside the castle
a beautiful location and a great place
close to shannon airport bunratty and all the attractions
it is a great private location within walking distance of lovely restaurants and the folk park
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5. Luxurious home with a patio (from USD 130)

This luxurious home with a vast garden and a patio overlooking Shannon estuary is an excellent spot for lovers on a romantic getaway. Just a five-minute drive from castles, shopping centers, bars, and restaurants, the house is a great place to stay after exploring the wonders of Shannon. Drink wine and eat cheese in the well-maintained garden or fire up the grill on the patio. A dignified and bright lounge with skylights and a leather sofa add to the reassuring ambiance of the house. Enjoy reading your favorite book on the leather accent chair as you smell a hint of smoke coming from the rustic wood-burning stove.

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Bunratty, Clare, Ireland
1.28 km (0.8 mi) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
200 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the living room was amazing
a wonderful private apartment with beautiful views right up the road from the center of bunratty
the space is very large and comfortable
the apartment is very clean and comfy
very clean instructions were perfect and tons of space for a couple
the apartment was very clean and in a central location
the home was clean and beautiful
we had a great stay with great hospitality it was very clean and comfortable with an amazing view
rita is an excellent host
rita is a great host highly recommend
rita is a gracious and accommodating host
very friendly host who was also very helpful and quick to respond
rita was kind friendly and accommodated our needs
good restaurants close by in bunratty shopping & more food options nearby in shannon limerick & ennis
the location is great - countryside at it's finest - so be prepared to walk
beautiful location and great communication
rita’s place is in a great location when traveling along the west side of ireland
ritas place is beautiful theres some friendly cute cows behind her property
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6. House with a relaxing living area (from USD 257)

Meticulously finished with simple yet high-quality furnishings, this lovely house in Bunratty village is good for intrepid travelers. With three bedrooms and two baths, the house can conveniently accommodate six guests. The decor is restful, and the warm lights on the walls add a relaxing vibe. Have fun drinking wine on the black leather sofa in front of the wall-mounted fireplace while you watch TV. The bedrooms are bright and homey, and the kitchen is spacious and complete. Just walking distance from Bunratty’s amazing attractions, the house is a convenient base when visiting the panoramic Cliffs of Moher.

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Bunratty, Co Clare, Ireland
617 meters (0.4 ft) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
13 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
location is terrific for day trips to the cliffs of moher & burren limerick and galway
excellent location& very comfortable spacious & clean house
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7. Log-house apartment with cozy bedrooms

This wood and fieldstone log house apartment in the middle of the historic Cratloe woods is undeniably beautiful. Enjoy a room of the log house in its gated and self-contained apartment that can accommodate four guests. Inside, simple and non-pretentious furniture addresses your practical needs. Spacious and homey, each of the three bedrooms is styled differently - from wood-paneled, earth-themed bedrooms to brightly colored ones. Both Limerick and Bunratty Castle are only a 10-minute drive away, while the majestic Cliff of Moher is an hour-and-a-half drive from the apartment. There is no public transport in the area, so a car is necessary.

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Clare, Ireland
5.1 km (3.2 mi) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
119 reviews  
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is beautiful and contained a remarkable amount of great furnishings and very generous toiletries and other consumables
easy to follow instructions for internet tv and directions
we loved the thoughtful touches - especially the christmas tree decorations and the details in the children’s room
the beds were very comfortable
a perfect stand alone apartment in a beautiful wooded area of co
it was very clean and warm
very clean modern and well decorated
it is clean tidy and very comfortable
it was spotless clean and was perfect for our needs
the apartment was clean and well furnished
mairead was a wonderful host
hosts very responsive to queries
the host was very helpful in finding the house
great place host and a wonderful stay
host is so quick to respond which is great
perfect location for us
fab location in the woods
beautiful house in an ideal location
lots of close attractions
beautiful remote location we really enjoyed our stay here
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8. Mount Cashel Lodge (from USD 190)

A house straight out of a fairytale, this 18th-century lakeside lodge of ivy-covered stone walls, sash windows, and medieval doors is a great place for five guests. This self-catering lodge nestles on a 38-acre (15.37-hectare) lush garden with a private lake. Guests can go fishing, boating, or kayaking on site. Furnished with conservative elegance, relax on the armchair in the living area beside the ledge stone fireplace. The off-white cabinets and complete kitchen make it a charming spot to prepare a flavorful Colcannon. The two bedrooms have a quiet elegance to them, while the modern bathroom is well-kept. You can also get some choice cuts in the grocery and grill them in the circular barbecue area. Located just 20 minutes away from Shannon Airport, the lodge is also near Bunratty Castle, Cragganowen, and Limerick.

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Sixmilebridge, Clare, Ireland
8.12 km (5.1 mi) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
70 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pat and annette were very kind thinking of small things like leaving a few staples for breakfast
it is beautiful tranquil clean
lodge is clean well equipped and we felt like at home
amazing lodge fabulous decor excellent facilities clean as a whistle the grounds are amazing the welcome second to none
pat is absolutelly great host
pat the host was wonderful and made us feel very at home
pat and annette were wonderful hosts
annette and pat were so hospitable and provided us with helpful tips on visiting the area
pat and annette were wonderful hosts as were buster and bella their lovely labradors
great location and beautiful place
beautiful house and fantastic location
really loved the location and peace and quiet
the house is perfectly situated "away from it all" yet close enough to get to many destinations
beautiful place near the lake and beautiful lodge with character and comfort
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9. Comfortable home with well-equipped kitchen (from USD 152)

As you enter, you will appreciate the bright, warm, and relaxing feel inside this newly refurbished apartment. The walls are painted in bright but not overwhelming hues, while the vaulted ceiling suggests a relaxing feel. The simplicity of the living area with sofas exudes a subtle beauty similar to minimalist rooms. The double bedroom with an en suite bathroom has a more subtle tone compared to the rest of the house. Striking yet elegant is the glassy red-brick wall in the airy and complete kitchen. Perfect for lovebirds looking to discover the romantic allure of Shannon, the place is just a short drive away from Shannon, Ennis, and the west coast of Ireland. Taxis are available 24/7.

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Ennis, County Clare, Ireland
17.12 km (10.7 mi) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
115 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable with all the amenities including laundry
wifi was fantastic and there was always hot water
the apartment was brand new and looked immaculate which gave us peace of mind during these uncertain times
we loved relaxing from touring with the tv and making our own dinner with their well equipped kitchen
couldn’t find sheets for pull out beds but overall good experience
the apartment is small but very clean
the apartment is sparkling clean
the apartment was super clean and cute
absolutely spotless quiet private and incredibly comfortable
this apartment is amazing it was perfectly clean bright and inviting
great property and lovely hosts
ciaran was a great host
thanks for being great hosts
he was communicative and helpful
they were so accommodating with our plans and helpful with tips of things to do
location was easily accessible from airport
this location is charming and close to the airport which is exactly what we needed
really liked the location--close enough to ennis but easier to access shannon airport on our last day
fully furnished kitchen was wonderful within walking distance of small town pubs and shop
i would recommend staying here to anyone looking for a comfortable central location to see the nearby sites
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10. Lovely apartment at the heart of Ennis Town (from USD 136)

This apartment is conveniently found in the middle of Ennis Town Center, yet the place is surprisingly quiet. This apartment with two lovely bedrooms and a well-appointed bath sleeps four. With a restrained palette of gray and white in the interior, the house has a stylish, comfortable, and contemporary look. The all-white complete kitchen radiates a clean and cozy feel, while the grey mid-century modern sofa in the living area has contemporary elegance. Astutely placed large circular mirrors also add an illusion of space. The tropical armchair beside the big bow window with a view is a nice place for a cup of coffee.

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Ennis, County Clare, Ireland
19.76 km (12.3 mi) from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
322 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great coffee and breakfast choices
free car park space and internet with smart tv are an excellent resource
the apartment is well-appointed and has great amenities
a lovely modern light airy and comfortable 2 bedroom apartment
elizabeth jane’s coffee house right outside the door is a great place for breakfast
very clean with plenty of room
apartment very clean and well presented
very clean i highly recommend
well appointed clean and quiet
a very nice clean and comfortable apartment
barry our host was very kind and was only a phone call away
great host and quick to respond
barry is a great host
barry is a great host
barry is an excellent host and responds quickly to questions/requests
the location is amazing
great location with secure parking
easy walk to everything
location is excellent in the heart of ennis
perfect location nice stylish apartment
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Create happy memories in Shannon, Ireland

Stunning and historic sites, fascinating traditions, panoramic natural landscape, medieval banquets in castles, and diverse Airbnb accommodations ranging from the contemporary to the fairytale-like make Shannon a great place to visit when in Ireland. So, start packing your bag and head to beautiful Shannon, Ireland.

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