For two fabulous days in September our end of season Championships take place at Leopardstown and The Curragh. The 2 day Champions Weekend features truly world class racing where international Trainers, Jockeys and Equine Superstars come to do battle for the exceptional prize money on offer. Longines Irish Champions Weekend encompasses the finest quality of everything and has something for everyone, exciting racing, fabulous fashion, delicious food and great entertainment. The social and racing pinnacle of the Irish flat race season. Do Not Miss It!
Longines Irish Champions Weekend starts on Saturday 12th September at Leopardstown with a fabulous card peppered with Grade 1, 2 and 3 races with the feature being the Irish Champion Stakes Sunday 13th September sees the racing move to The Curragh and features the final classic of the season, The Irish St Leger, along with a number of other Group 1 and 2 races to enjoy. Two of the highest quality days of racing ensure that this iconic race meeting delivers the ultimate experience at two of the very best racecourses in the world.
Race & Stay are the ONLY OFFICIAL package supplier to Leopardstown and The Curragh. Our ready made Race & Stay packages all include as a minimum: Hotel Accommodation, Return Transport to and from Leopardstown and The Curragh and Racecourse admission, giving you the best value for money Horse Racing experience in Ireland. Whether you are travelling alone, as a family, group of friends or are looking for that perfect company day out we will give you the most exciting experience and professional service possible.
Our Irish Champions Weekend Race & Stay packages start from as low as €129 per guest and are ideal for Singles, Couples, Families, Groups, Hen or Stag parties and for VIP's and Corporate Entertaining.
Booking with us is safe and easy: You can book any package for any number of guests over the phone, by email or online with just one €200 refundable deposit and YES it is ok to change your mind. You'll have up until 31 days before you arrive to confirm or change your booking with no penalties, or cancel your booking and receive a full refund. Start by selecting your choice of Hotel from the options below to view all available packages.
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One of Ireland's quality 4* Hotels The Westgrove Hotel is located in Clane Town, less than 30 minutes travel time from Dublin City Centre & Airport and from The Curragh and Leopardstown Racecourses. The Westgrove Hotel has excellent guest leisure facilities including a fabulous pool and an award winning spa. An ideal base for Longines Irish Champions Weekend and for touring the East of Ireland.
An excellent 4* property with a good reputation for efficient customer service and good food options. The guest rooms are a very spacious with comfortable beds and good guest amenities, and the Spa and Leisure facilities are fabulous. Our many guests like this hotel, it is always clean, with great size rooms in a perfect location within a short walk of of good shops, bars and restaurants. Apres racing nightlife can be at the Hotel with music on after racing each night or in Naas Town which is only a short taxi ride away.
Located on the M50 Interchange, under 30 minutes from both Leopardstown and The Curragh and 30 minutes from Dublin Airport and 20 minutes from the City centre, the 4* Red Cow Hotel has a completely new Hotel block with fabulous new guest rooms and the older parts have all been recently refurbished to an exceptional standard. All guest rooms are fabulous in quality and feature very comfortable beds and excellent guest amenities. You every whim is catered for with their excellent customer service, renowned food and dining options and leisure facilities. The gym facilities are second to none and the friendly helpful staff will ensure your stay is as good as it can be.
Our many guests like this hotel, it is clean and comfortable, with great size rooms in a perfect location within a short walk of just a few (essentials) shops, and easy access into Dublin City via the Luas (Tram) in less than 20 minutes. Apres racing nightlife in Dublin City is a 20 minute taxi ride away.
Located in the picturesque village of Dunboyne, County Meath only 30 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse, 40 minutes from The Curragh and 25 minutes from Dublin City and Airport, the excellent 4* Dunboyne Castle Hotel is a perfect base for your Irish racing break. Top quality guest facilities, great food and service and bedroom comfort are the features of this fabulous property.
Dunboyne Castle Hotel affords our guests with a perfect countryside retreat with luxury accommodations and excellent resort leisure options to enjoy during your stay including an Award winning Spa, Fitness Studio and more. We can highly recommend this Hotel if you want a "quiet break" for Longines Irish Champions Weekend.
Ideally located in Naas town, the social hub of the local area and only 20 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse, 40 minutes from Leopardstown and Dublin City and Airport.
The excellent 4* Osprey Hotel is a perfect town base for your Irish racing break. Excellent guest facilities, food, service and bedroom comfort are the features of this fabulous property. The Osprey affords our guests with luxury accommodations with excellent resort leisure options to enjoy during your stay including an Award winning Spa and Fitness Studio. The Osprey is THE hotel for groups that want to be in a lively town and can walk to local Restaurants, Bars and Nightspots. A very popular base for our many regular customers.
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Ideally located in beautiful countryside under the shelter of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, only 20 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse and 60 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin City and Airport, the wonderful 5* Heritage Resort is a perfect base for your Irish racing break.
Excellent guest facilities, food, service and bedroom comfort are the features of this fabulous property. Truly 5*, but not at all pretentious, the Heritage affords our guests with luxury accommodations with exclusive guest extras and excellent resort leisure options at incredible value prices to enjoy during your stay including a Championship Golf Course, Award winning Spa, Fitness Studio and more. Apres racing nightlife is in the Hotel with music each night in the bar after racing or in Kildare Town which is a 15 minute taxi ride away.
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Under 5 minutes walk to Leopardstown racecourse, only 25 minutes from Dublin City and Airport, and less than 50 minutes away from The Curragh, the 4* Clayton Hotel is a perfect base for your Irish racing break.
Located in Sandyford, the closest Hotel to Leopardstown Racecourse the excellent 4* Clayton Hotel is a modern, informal hotel, just off the M50 motorway. The Clayton Hotel offers a Brasserie Restaurant and Bookmakers Bar, which has an excellent local reputation. Its bright, open lounge has a south-facing sun deck overlooking the mountains. Bedrooms are modern, clean and confortable with all the normal guest amenities you would expect. A new Mini Gym is available for guests use. Apres racing nightlife is in Dublin City, less than a 20 minute taxi ride away.
Located in the countryside just outside of Naas town, only 25 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse and 40 minutes from Leopardstown racecourse, Dublin City and Airport, the excellent 4* Killashee Hotel is a perfect country base for your Longines Irish Champions Weekend racing break. Excellent guest facilities, food, service and bedroom comfort are the features of this fabulous property.
Killashee affords our guests with luxury accommodations with exclusive dining options and more. The Leisure options are also yours to enjoy during your stay including an Award winning Spa and Fitness Studio with pool. Apres Racing nightlife can be in the bar or a short taxi ride away in to Naas town. A fabulous hotel with a great racing vibe.
Located in the trendy docklands area of Dublin City centre, with its many bars and restaurants, only 55 minutes from The Curragh and less than 30 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse The Marker is THE place to stay for Longines Irish Champions Weekend. Only 20 minutes from Dublin Airport, the excellent 5* Marker Hotel is a perfect Dublin City base for those of you that want to combine sightseeing, shopping and more with one or two days at the races for your racing break.
The Marker is a leading hotel of the world and our guests love the luxury accommodations with probably the most comfortable beds and pillows in Ireland, high class guest service, excellent dining options and exceptional hotel leisure options to enjoy during your stay including an Award winning Spa, Fitness Studio and more. If you want to experience Dublin 5* at great value rates and have a day or two at Irish Champions Weekend then this is the ideal Hotel for you.
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