Built in 1928, the family-run Sligo Southern Hotel welcomes tourists within colourful tableaux of plush furnishings and a variety of leisure facilities. Just outside Sligo town, guests can enjoy Vertigo, an exciting indoor adventure zone with purpose-built climbing walls and adventure rope course, while golfing enthusiasts can visit the surrounding 18-hole links overlooking the Knocknarea Mountains. Guests can also take advantage of the hotel’s proximity to numerous cafes, boutiques and museums, as well as to both bus and train stations.
The spacious rooms of the hotel boast scarlet red carpets with golden painted walls and decorations, crisp white linens and facilities such as a tea and coffee maker, TV, iron, and fan. En suite bathrooms feature complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
Dining is offered at an on-site restaurant and bar. The menu provides a diversity of dishes such as Atlantic prawns steaks and Italian or Indian plates accompanied by various tipples and a snack menu. The restaurant also caters for special occasions and organises vintage tea parties for those who want to step back in time and celebrate with a difference. The hotel also boasts an air-conditioned leisure centre which has a steam room, sauna and fitness room.
Groupon’s Guide To Co. Sligo
Located in the north-west of Ireland, Co. Sligo maintains pieces of Irish heritage courtesy of its castles and other ancient sites. Further attractions include the beach and local museums, all wrapped in the county’s scenic background.
Visitors may start their journey with a visit to the Ballymote Castle, an ancient structure dating back to the 13th century. A well-known local attraction is represented by the Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, while in order to embrace their spiritual side, travellers may go to the Drumcliffe Church. Other moments may be spent hiking on the Benbulben Mountain, or exploring the Benbulben Craft Village Farmers Market.