Ireland offers hotel and motel accommodations with a wide range of amenities. You can find luxury hotels that offer spa services, room service, swimming pools and more or you can choose a quiet country inn that offers nothing more than a no-frills room with a private bathroom.
The most popular type of lodging in Ireland are bed and breakfasts which are regulated by the Ireland Tourism Quality Services. You will want to find bed and breakfasts with the shamrock seal of approval. The room rate includes breakfast which is often outstanding.
Youth hostels in Ireland are redesigning in order to appeal to a larger audience than backpacking young people. Today, you can find hostels with private rooms as well as kitchen or laundry facilities. Often, a hostel costs a fraction of what a hotel room costs in Ireland.
You must have a valid passport to enter Ireland and United States citizens can enter without a visa for stays up to 90 days. You may be asked to provide proof that you have sufficient funds for your trip and a return airline ticket. You cannot bring in or remove money or valuables worth 10,000 Euros or more.