Accommodation in Carrickmacross

Carrickmacross Arts Festival is perfect for both families and individuals who want the “festival experience” without the muddy camping and sleepless nights.

With that in mind, Carrickmacross and the surrounding area has a fantastic range of quality accommodation options for all tastes and budgets. Local hotels and B&Bs regularly offer special packages for anyone attending our festival. Simply click on your preference below and choose what’s right for you. Remember to mention “Carrickmacross Arts Festival” when booking and you’ll be able to avail of exclusive packages for your stay in beautiful County Monaghan.

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 The Shirley Arms Hotel * * * *Shirley-Arms-41

A two minute walk from the festival site, the stunning 4 star Shirley Arms Hotel  offers modern luxury and comfort. A perfect place to relax and recharge after a day of glorious festival fun. We also recommend treating yourself in their award winning restaurant. Delicious!



The Nuremore Hotel * * * *Hotel_Nuremore

The Four Star Nuremore Hotel is a Family owned hotel in a picturesque setting just one mile from the festival site. The hotel is nestled between woodland, lakes and a sprawling 18 hole golf course. Oh and fancy an early morning swim or sauna? The Nuremore Leisure centre will re-energise you for another day of festival activities.



Cabra Castle * * * *

Located on the Monaghan Cavan border, Cabra Castle Hotel is just a ten minute drive from Carrickmacross Arts Festival. This magnificent 19th century 4 Star Castle Hotel rests in 100 acres of beautifully manicured gardens and parkland. Perfect for families or for a couple’s retreat, Cabra offers luxury accommodation at affordable prices.


B&Bs, Guest Houses & Self-Catering

Arradale House

Arradale House is a Failte Ireland approved family run bed and breakfast situated just outside the town of Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. A 5 minute drive from the Carrickmacross Arts Festival site, Arradale offers comfortable and affordable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere, with scenic views of the local countryside.


Nurebeg House

Just 2 miles from the festival site. Nurebeg House offers a warm friendly welcome in a homely relaxed atmosphere with excellent food and accommodation. If you’re looking for good value and a personable experience then this 6 bedroom Bed and Breakfast will be perfect for your festival weekend.


Lisanisk House

Less than five minutes of a walk from the festival. Lisanisk House can offer either Bed and Breakfast or Self-catering facilities. This tranquil urban retreat feels like a countryside residence with it’s location overlooking the picturesque Lisanisk Lake.

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Gleneven Guest House

6 miles from Carrickmacross, Gleneven house is deep in Kavanagh country. This Georgian Style house is in the village of Inniskeen, the perfect base-camp for the culturally curious. Regular bus services operate to and from Carrickmacross.


The Riverbank Guesthouse

The Riverbank Country Pub & Guesthouse offers first class accomodation, delicious wholesome food and most importantly the experience of four generations of genuine hospitality. Just under 5 miles from the Arts Festival venue.


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