For three fabulous days in summer the Curragh blooms. The 3 day Irish Derby Festival features truly world class racing where international Trainers, Jockeys and Equine Superstars come to do battle for the premier Irish Classic of the season. The Irish Derby Festival 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!
The Irish Derby Festival starts on Friday 26th June with a competitive evening meeting and party night, moving swiftly to Saturday 27th June for the pinnicle of the Irish Race Season, The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, the premier classic race of the season in Ireland. Concluding with a fabulous Sunday 28th June race card peppered with grade 1, 2 and 3 races. Three quality days of racing ensure that this iconic race meeting delivers the ultimate experience at the best racecourse in the world.
Race & Stay are the ONLY OFFICIAL package supplier to The Curragh. Our ready made Race & Stay packages all include as a minimum: Hotel Accommodation, Return Transport to and from 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 Derby Festival 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.
THE BEST PLACE TO STAY FOR THE IRISH DERBY
Ideally located in beautiful countryside under the shelter of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, only 20 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse and 60 minutes from Dublin City and Airport, the wonderful 5* Heritage Resort is a THE place to be for your 2020 Irish Derby Racing break.
We have taken the whole of the Hotel for our guests and our special Irish Derby packages include many exciting and free extras to make your Irish Derby break the best it can be. The hotel has excellent guest facilities, great food and dining options and excellent customer service and bedroom comfort are the features of this fabulous Hotel. 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 and events each night after racing.
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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 a comfortable 25 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse. The Westgrove Hotel has excellent guest leisure facilities including a fabulous pool and an award winning spa. An ideal base for the Irish Derby Festival 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 a short walk to Clane village or in Naas Town which is only a 10 minute taxi ride away.
Located on the M50 Interchange, under 35 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse and 30 minutes from Dublin Airport and 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 good 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 is a 20 minute taxi ride away.
Ideally located in Naas town, the social hub of the local area and only 20 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse, 40 minutes from Dublin City and Airport.
The excellent 4* Osprey Hotel is a perfect town base for your Irish racing break. Lots of special entertainment and dining options, 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 a perfectly located hotel ideal for groups that can walk to the many bars, clubs and restaurants in Naas Town. The Hotel bar is a lively and fun place to be Apres racing.
Located in the countryside just outside of Naas town, only 25 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse and 40 minutes from Dublin City and Airport, the excellent 4* Killashee Hotel is a perfect country base for your Curragh 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 extras, music in the bar most weekends, special 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 picturesque village of Dunboyne, County Meath only 40 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse and 25 minutes from Dublin City and Airport, the excellent 4* Dunboyne Castle Hotel is a lovely country retreat for your Irish racing break. Top quality guest facilities, a great food selection from fine dining to bar snacks, top quality guest service and luxury 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 country break" for the Festival but want to be close to Dublin City and Airport.
Located in the trendy docklands area of Dublin City centre, with its many bars and restaurants, only 60 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse and 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 Curragh 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 the Curragh races then this is the ideal Hotel for you.
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