The warmest Irish welcome awaits you at Peacockes Hotel, situated at Maam Cross in the heart of beautiful Connemara, in the west of Ireland, located just 43 kms from Galway city. Proudly Irish owned and run by the Burke family since 2014, this homely country hotel boasts 25 well-appointed, en-suite bedrooms, along with a Fireside bar, restaurant, onsite gift shop, 3 function rooms for events & conferencing and a viewing tower.
Serving specially selected and prepared Irish food all day, the hotel caters for both the solo diner as well as large groups. From March-November a delicious carvery lunch is served daily which caters seamlessly for large groups.
The world class gift shop - Connemara Gifts, offers a wide range of Aran sweaters, Irish woolen items, Connemara marble, Irish giftware & souvenirs to suit all budgets. From the three storey viewing tower, witness the ever changing & scenic landscape which offers a 360-degree view of wild Connemara.
Enjoy the warm and scent of a real turf fire on in the Fireside bar and watch a free Irish Coffee demonstration catering for groups both large and small. Fans of the famous ‘The Quiet Man’ movie will enjoy the replica thatched Irish cottage at the front of the hotel and watching the film which is shown in the bar.
Three function rooms are available for meetings, events & conferencing.
There is ample free coach and car parking at the rear of the hotel.
Peacockes’ location is ideally situated close to local attractions and activities in the area:
Kylemore Abbey, The Twelve Bens
Killary Fjord & Leenane
The many lakes in Connemara
Connemara National Park
Wild Atlantic Way
Derrigimlagh Discovery Point
The Cultural Centre in Rosmuc (Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh)
Western Way Walking trail
Derroura Mountain Bike Trail
Various Cycle Loops
Peacockes hotel is part of Joyce Country and Western Lakes GeoEnterprise; aspiring to become a Geopark by 2021.
The hotel is also situated adjacent to a livestock mart (Maam Cross Mart) which is held every Saturday offering the tourist and local alike a unique insight to Irish country life. Guided tours available on request. A new service station and convenience shop located next to the hotel will be opening in the coming weeks. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram for regular updates!
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Meet our HR Manager Bailey, any complaints you have can be directed to him!
The Burke Family who now run Peacockes Hotel