Hotels in Sligo - a lively Irish port city
Located in Ireland's north-west, Sligo is known for its rugged coastline and breathtaking scenery. Indeed, it draws adventure seekers by the droves, being one of the surfing capitals of Europe and a hub for hiking, stand-up paddling, and coasteering. Bursting with life, the town is also a fantastic destination for those who want to experience Irish culture and hospitality at its best with an abundance of cafés, bars, restaurants, and historical sites. Book a hotel in Sligo for your business trip and discover a city that's equally suited to work and leisure.
What makes Sligo special?
Sligo is a city steeped in history and brimming with charm. Enjoy the city on foot, as you take in highlights such as the 13th-century Dominican Friary and the grand City Hall, before having a business lunch at Fiddlers Creek. Other great dining options include Café Fleur and Sweet Beat, which offers a wonderful vegetarian menu. Sligo is also renowned as being a musical city, and in the evenings the streets and pubs are enlivened by the sound of traditional Irish music and animated conversation. After a day of meetings, spend a leisurely evening in McGarrigles or Shoot the Crows, both popular for their live music.
What can I expect from a business trip to Sligo?
Sligo is a well-connected and compact city, with a reliable bus service that links to all neighbouring towns and cities, including Belfast and Dublin. Within Sligo, the pharmaceutical industry is of note, with major companies including Abbott being based here. A number of hotels in the town offer modern and comfortable conference facilities, whilst you'll also find an abundance of fine dining options, perfect for relaxed meetings. The best of these include Eala Bhan and The Embassy Steakhouse.
What can I look forward to when staying in a Sligo hotel?
After a long day, what better way to unwind than with a seaweed bath at Voya Spa. Alternatively, head to nearby Strandhill to have an unforgettable experience surfing on the Atlantic Ocean. From here you can hike to Queen Maeve's tomb, where you can enjoy stunning views of Benbulbin Mountain. Back in town, literature fans can visit the Yeats Memorial Building, which commemorates the great Irish Poet who once resided here. With your Sligo hotel room, you'll have a comfortable place to return to after all the exploring.