Armada Hotel


Armada Hotel, Clare

Luxury Hotel in Milltown Malbay, West County Clare

Welcome to the Armada Hotel where you will enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of West Clare on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.  Spanish Point epitomises what the Wild Atlantic Way is all about - vast skies over breathtaking Atlantic views, salt breezes whetting the appetite for an abundance of local seafood, walking the nearby Cliffs of Moher or a short spin to the Burren or Loop Head Pennisula - the Irish Times’ Best Place to Holiday, 2013.

What guests like about Armada Hotel:

  • our hotel is on the Wild Atlantic Way
  • stunning sweeping views of the coast of County Clare from luxury hotel rooms
  • Johnny Burkes Bar - traditional Bar steeped in history
  • stylish 1940's themed Pearl Restaurant with its' art-deco design
  • invigorating walks along the ocean front just outside the hotel
  • Voted 'Best Wedding Venue in Munster' at 2013 Awards
  • Your Irish Country Hotels Gift Card can be redeemed at Armada Hotel

Your accommodation

Luxury accommodation in Clare

All guest bedrooms at the Armada Hotel are designed for a luxury experience. Each room has something extra special - whether it's feather and down duvets or floor to ceiling windows to take advantage of the fabulous ocean views.  

Standard rooms are really comfy with plasma tv's and 24 hour room service while superior rooms all have stunning views of the Atlantic.

Your dining options

The Pearl Restaurant

You will be spoiled for choice with our dining options, where the emphasis is on using wild, seasonal and local produce. Watch the seagulls dance and dive from a window table as you experience the delights that the Pearl Restaurant has to offer. Start the day with a hot or cold buffet breakfast where you can savour delicious, local free range eggs and meats and home baked breads topped with jams and preserves from our own Armada pantry. Then make a date for an unforgettable dinner created by Peter Jackson and his team, served from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Experience the best in West Clare Tastes at the Pearl Restaurant, combining the utmost in atmosphere, ambience and taste, whether you’re enjoying a family gathering, a private party or Sunday Lunch.  

The Ocean Bar

The Ocean Bar is perfect for a coffee or carvery lunch with bar food served every day and here you can dine afresco on our Ocean Terrace to savour the beautiful views. 

Johnny Burkes Bar

Johnny Burkes is the place to get a true feel for the magic that is West Clare with keepsakes from history adorning the walls, and a truly local atmosphere.  It is a great place to meet the locals and enjoy an Irish craft beer paired with some good wholesome food and a live traditional music session !

Your activity choices

The Armada is a great base for those who like an activity based holiday with surfing, kayaking, paddleboarding, cycling and walking all available locally and the world renowned Lahinch and Doonbeg Golf courses are close by too. Within a short driving distance, you can visit the Cliffs of Moher, the Loop Head Pennisula, Aran Islands, the Burren, Doolin, Cave, Ailwee Cave and all the beautiful coastal towns along the Wild Atlantic Way. 

Spanish Point Beach

With its seaside location, Armada overlooks this beautiful white sandy stretch and is just a few minutes walk from Spanish Point Beach.

Family activities in Clare

Cliffs of Moher
The majestic Cliffs of Moher, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland, boast one of the most amazing views. The Aran Islands are visible from here on a clear day as well as the valleys and hills of scenic Connemara.

Aillwee Cave
An exciting journey beneath the landscape of the renowned Burren region.  

For the Kids!

Armada has a playroom for children (4 to 12yrs).  There's face-painting and colouring as well as Wii and Playstation facilities for older kids.  Open 4.30pm to 6.30pm and 7pm - 10pm Tues, Wed and Thurs.

Golf in Clare

Armada is perfectly located for a golf holiday, with the renowned Lahinch Golf Club only 15 minutes drive north of the hotel and Doonbeg Golf Club only 20 minutes drive to the south.

Your Host: John J Burke

Address: Armada Hotel,
Spanish Point, Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare.

T: +353 1 2958900


GPS: N 52 deg 51.26 W 9 deg 26.34

Essential facts

Wifi Internet Access Available

no. of rooms: 86

Rates: From € 50

Credit cards: Visa, Mastercard

Check-in/out: Check-in, 3pm. Check-out, 12 noon.

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