Wyatt Hotel, Westport
The Wyatt Hotel Westport is a charming boutique hotel, a gem in the heart of Westport, Co Mayo. The hotel is named after the famous Georgian architect, James Wyatt, who is credited with the design and planning of this picturesque town, one of Ireland’s only two planned heritage towns with its tree lined Mall.
Westport is nestled between the peaks of Croagh Patrick and the deep blue seas of Clew Bay and the Atlantic ocean and has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in Co Mayo, in the West of Ireland, offering top class accommodation. With street festivals both music and art and a lively holiday atmosphere, Westport is the place to be and The Wyatt Hotel from which to enjoy it.
During your holiday in Westport, immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings and warm
atmosphere that The Wyatt Hotel offers. A professional and warm friendly service awaits you and our commitment to you is that you leave the hotel relaxed and planning to return. Offering impressive facilities for year round Weddings and Conferences where our team will take care of your every need.
Nestled in the Octagon, the Wyatt Hotel has fifty one stylish bedrooms mixing old world
charm, modern contemporary and traditional Irish decor.
The hotel oozes character and charm and is a wonderful choice of hotel for your next visit to Westport be it on business or leisure. Our bedrooms include the following
- Tea/Coffee making facilities;
- Direct Dial Telephone;
- Trouser press,
- Hair Dryer;
- Remote control TV.
JW’s Brasserie Restaurant at the Wyatt Hotel Westport is one of the most popular eateries in Westport where both locals and visitors flock to enjoy good quality bar food at very reasonable prices. The menu has always been popular and now has been fine tuned again with some great new dishes added. The menu also offers a great selection of children’s dishes from fish to chicken to spuds and wholesome soup, so families will be happy with
the offerings. The new Cobblers Bar & Courtyard is the ideal place to catch up with friends and meet some of the locals and also serves good food daily.
Within short drives from Westport are the most beautiful, biggest and safest beaches in Europe, many of which are Blue Flag.
Distance by car:
Bertra Beach (Murrisk) – 10 minutes
Old Headbsp (Louisburgh) – 25 minutes
Carrowniskey / Silver Strand (beyond
Louisburgh) – 40 minutes
Mulranny (Mulranny) – 30minutes
Keel (Achill) – 1hr
Westport Golf Course is an 18 hole Championship Course, considered one of the best in Ireland. Visitors are very welcome but booking tee time is essential. There is a golfing driving range also available at Westport Golf Club. Telephone: (098) 28262.
Westport Golf Club (10 minutes)
Other nearby Clubs :
Ballinrobe GolfClub (40 minutes)
Clew Bay Golf Club (25 minutes)
Castlebar Golf Club (20minutes)
Carne (Bellmullet) Golf Links (60minutes)
Enniscrone Golf Club (45 minutes)
Connemara Golf Links (60 minutes)
Swimming Pools and Leisure Centre:
Westports Leisure Park is a 4* award winning facility and is only 100mts from the hotel. Guests of the Wyatt Hotel have free access to the amenities available.Tel:(098) 29160 Facilities Include:
•Sauna & Steam Room
•Plunge Pool &
Therapeutic Foot Spas
•Air Conditioned Gymnasium
•Coffee & Snack Bar
Added extra attractions include:
•Aqua Challange – 20m giant fun inflatable installed in the pool at various
times during the summer
•Covey Activity Camp – an action packed summer camp
for children ages 6-12 years
•Westport Swim Academy – week long intensive
course of swimming lessons
The Westport Leisure Park is located 2 minutes walk from the hotel. It is a 4 star Public Leisure Park. All guest have free access to Swimming, Jacuzzi & Sauna. The gym can be used paying a supplement of €5 per person. All guests need to collect a token at the front
desk of the hotel to gain access to the Leisure Park. Opening times need to be checked with hotel reception as there are lessons on at certain times they are closed to the public.
Westport House & Country Estate:
Open daily in July and August. A trip to Westport is not complete until you visit Westport House where there is entertainment for all the family. The children can enjoy the animal and bird park, attractions including the Flume ride and boating while the parents will enjoy the gardens and beautiful interior of the house itself.
Westport Cineplex is situated beside the Westport Leisure Park. This 4 screen theatre shows the most up to date movies and is open daily, with onsite shop and matinee shows during the weekends and summer. Tel:(098) 24242
Drumindoo Stud provide year round riding facilities in it’s indoor arena. Offering tuition
and trekking, booking is essential
Tel: (098) 25616
Carrowholly Riding Stables is situated 3kms from Westport Town and offers beach and
countryside trekking. Open daily during the summer season and by appointment at
other times. Tel:(098) 27057
What better way to see Westport and its environs than by bike. Bicycles are available for hire from Seán Sammon, James Street which is directly across the road from the Wyatt
Hotel. Tel:(098) 25471
Guided walks of the Historic planned town of Westport are conducted twice weekly,during the months of July and August starting at the clock junction of Bridge Street and Shop
Street. Walks may also be arranged by appointment. Tel: (098) 25862.
Clew Bay Heritage Centre:
The Clew Bay Heritage Centre is located at Westport Quay where you can learn about the history of Clew Bay Local Museum & Genealogical Centre Tel: (098) 26852. The Genealogical Service is backed up by an Extensive Computer Database, based on Church Records, School Registersand Rent Rolls, Cemetry Records, Census Returns and Local Newspapers and Street Directories
The Sea Angling grounds of Clew Bay are recognised as being amongst the best in Europe. The inshore waters of Clew Bay offer excellent shallow water angling, Almost every known
species of fish existing in Irish waters, has at some time been recorded in Clew Bay. Tel: (098) 41562.
Fresh Water Angling:
The fresh water angler is also well catered for with several productive rivers and lakes within easy reach of the town, Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout can be found in most
rivers while the larger lakes such as Lough Mask are capable of producing Ferox Trout and very Big Pike, There is free fishing for children on the Carrowbeg River which flows through the town.Further information from Western Fisheries Board. Tel: (096) 22788.
Westport has one of the famous Glenans Sailing Centres providing residential sailing courses, including Sail Board training, full details from the Westport Tourist Office or Glenans, Collanmore Island Westport, Tel: (098) 26046. Rosmoney Westport is the base for Mayo Sailing Club. A Picturesque cruising ground exists among the archipelago of
Islands in the East of Clew Bay, There are slipways at Rosmoney, Westport Quay
and Old Head suitable for launching dinghies and trailer- contact Tel: 087
If you enjoy shopping in an old world atmosphere, then a browse through the shops in Westport will prove interesting. Many of the shops have retained their old world façade, giving Westport Streets a unique atmosphere. Visit Westport Tourism website.
Situated down the road from the Wyatt Hotel the Country Market provides Fresh local farm and garden produce and crafts which can be purchased in the Pete Callaghan Centre (Boxing Club) James’ St Car Park Every Thursday Morning. Contact June Bourke on +353 (0)98 25645 or email@example.com
Westport and Westport Quay have a wide range of restaurants catering for
all tastes and prices. French, Italian, Chinese, Indian and Irish fare are
available to sample and offer excellent menus. Visit the Westport Tourism
Even for the non drinker a visit to the friendly Westport pubs is a must, the music and atmosphere is great and many pubs serve bar food. For reviews visit the Ireland Pub Guide web site.
A climb of this historical Mountain is a must while visiting Westport. The views will take your breath away. The church situated at the top of the Mountain offers a sanctuary for thoseon a pilgrimage climb. Tel:(098) 26090 or visit Croagh Patrick.