Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Absolute Hotel raising money for Limerick children

This Saturday, October 1, the Absolute hotel team is taking a stall at the Milk Market, in aid of Limerick children as part of the Live 95FM stop tour. Please show your support by donating to this worthy cause, while enjoying the delicious food on offer.
On the day for breakfast hours, 8am -11am, a crispy bacon breakfast bap will be served with relish. Later from 11.30am – 3pm, the Absolute's signature scrumptious Philly cheese steak baguettes consisting of slow roasted beef, pretzel baguette, melted cheese with garlic aioli will be on offer. This one was a fast seller and big hit at the Urban Food fest in June this year, so be sure to get yours before they're all gone.
All profits on the day will be donated to the 95FM stop tour which has raised over €70,000 for Limerick organizations CARI (children at risk in Ireland), Neo Natal Unit – University Maternity Hospital Limerick and the Children’s Ark in the University Hotel Limerick.

Make sure to get there early to enjoy the offerings and check out the Absolute Hotel Facebook page for updates.

Friday, September 9, 2016

The Absolute Hotel Limerick presents the roaring 20’s – Christmas 2016

This Christmas the Absolute Hotel Limerick are set to bring the 20’s to Limerick.  Party goers will be transported back to an era of prohibition, head pieces and the Charleston of course. 

On the night there will be 1920’s cocktails, 1920’s carol singers, a 4 course belly busting feast, special appearance by MC ‘Johnny Tight Lips’, Live band Jackie Chan AllStars, 1920’s Charleston dancers, Late night DJ -  bar extension and for the organiser a FREE bedroom on the night if they book 20 guests or more.
The dates available are 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th and the 17th of December.

The night is only €55 per person

BOOK NOW 061 463610 / events@absolutehotel.com

Friday, September 2, 2016

€50 for 2 people WINE & DINE

You don’t have to go far to find a great Limerick restaurant, because located on the first floor of the Absolute Hotel you will find the Absolute Bar & Grill.  Local produce, river views and made to order dishes are just some of the details expected when dinning.

To experience the great food and atmosphere, wine and dine for only €50 for 2 people.  The offer includes a starter and main course per person with a bottle of house wine to share.

With all that money saved why not try one of the signature desserts for only €6 extra per person choose from locally sourced ice cream, snickers consisting of peanut parfait and other hidden delights or the most popular Chocolate Jaffa Pot, mouth-watering chocolate mousse, orange jelly, brownie chunks & homemade honeycomb.

This offer is available every night in the Absolute Bar & Grill between 5.00pm – 9.30pm.
Pre booking is necessary & quoting the offer is required at booking stage.  Supplements may apply on some dishes.  This offer is only available in September 2016.  Other T&C’s may apply and subject to availability.

Can make it to dinner – don’t worry….

Lunch is served Monday to Saturday from 12.30pm-5.00pm or bring the whole family for Sunday lunch between 1.00-3.00pm, with kid’s entertainment and relaxed surroundings it is like no other you will find in Limerick City.  

Friday, August 26, 2016


The Absolute Hotel has been nominated for two top hospitality awards. It is in line to receive two Keelings Farm Fresh Gold Medal Awards. Now in the 28th year, the Gold Medal Awards are recognized as one of the leading independent awards for the Irish Hospitality Industry. Presented by Hotel and Catering Review, the awards acknowledge excellence in hospitality.

The Absolute Hotel has been short listed for two categories: Ireland’s City Hotel of the year (Public Vote) and Ireland’s Business Hotel of the year (Judges Selection).

The Absolute Hotel are calling on the people of Limerick to back them in the online vote to become Ireland’s City Hotel of the year. The Public vote is open from the 24th August and the closing date is 4th September. 

We'd be eternally grateful if you could vote for us as it a public vote and as a small hotel we need all the help we can. Follow this link http://bit.ly/2bhz9OF  

Friday, August 19, 2016

LIMERICK you’re a lady!

If you are visiting Limerick this week what better way to get to know the city than to take part in National Heritage week.  From the 20th August to 28th August, events are been organised through - out the city and surrounding county to celebrate what makes Limerick unique.  Offering a diverse range of activities allowing the participant to be active, imaginative or taking the opportunity to appreciate Limerick’s long history.
ACTIVITIES:  Only minutes’ walk from the Absolute Hotel Limerick you can visit exhibitions in Bishop’s Palace, the Hunt Museum and Merchant’s quay.  For the more daring you can jump on a boat and sail the river Shannon and see Limerick from a truly unique perspective.  The boat will leave from the Hunt Museum which is a mere 5 minutes’ walk from the Absolute Hotel Limerick.

For more information and the event guide visit the Absolute Hotel’s facebook page https://www.facebook.com/AbsoluteHotelLimerick/

Friday, August 12, 2016


On the 13th August Imelda May will take the stage in one of Limerick’s most iconic locations – King John’s Castle. Imelda May will be the second act to play King John’s Castle after The Coronas played to a sold out audience at the end of April.
Located a mere 8 minutes’ walk from the Absolute Hotel Limerick it is the closest hotel to the gig of the summer!

Getting here:

Bus, train, automobile….

BUS & TRAIN - the Absolute is only a 13 minute walk from Colbert train station.  There is a taxi rank outside the train station that will get you to the hotel in about 7 minutes

AUTOMOBILE – if you are planning on driving to Limerick this weekend this map will get you here from all routes http://www.absolutehotel.com/en/hotel-in-limerick/

CAR PARKING – the Absolute Hotel offers limited complimentary car parking facilities which is based on a first come first served basis. It is located on the right hand side before the main entrance of the hotel. A buzzer system is in place to gain access to the car park. If the car park is full Barrington’s multi-story car park is located near the hotel.  The Absolute Hotel offers validated car parking at the rate of €5.00 per night.

Food glorious food…

FOOD - before the gig make sure to fuel up in the Absolute Bar & Grill. 2 courses from €20 or 3 courses from €25. Offering the best of local produce, river view, professional but personable service…it’s in the detail at the Absolute.

COCKTAILS & CRAFT BEERS – cocktails from €8 and craft beers from €4.50 the Absolute Bar is the place to be seen and to soak up all the pre-gig atmosphere!

RESIDENTS – all the dancing & singing can build up an appetite and thirst don’t worry we have a late night resident bar and offer an all-night room service menu.

For more details call 061 463600 or email info@absolutehotel.com

Friday, July 15, 2016

The ROARING 20’s at the Absolute Hotel Limerick

The Absolute hotel hosted a corporate night on the 7th July 2016.  On the night guests were transported back to an era of prohibition, head pieces and the Charleston of course.
On the night there was a chance to win two return flights to New York or Boston sponsored by Aer Lingus, overnight stays in the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, spa treatment in Vanilla Browns Spa, dinner and lunch in the Absolute Bar & Grill and bottles of wine.
The night was opened when arriving guests enjoyed a signature glass of prosecco, 1920’s music and bit sized starters of ham hock terrine and shrimp gazpacho shooters.  Catriona Tierney from Limerick’s live 95fm hosted the interactive game show created by National Game Shows.  The quiz had questions from the 20’s era and modern day which could not be googled.  A break in play was completed with a local and traditional feast of Roast turkey & maple glazed ham served with sage and pistachio stuffing, roast rustic vegetables, turkey gravy and spiced cranberry sauce. Salmon Wellington leek coulis, spiced red radish, cauliflower mousseline and winter wilted chard. Chestnut & wild mushroom tatins balsamic glazed shallots, savoy cabbage roasted carrots and madeira sauce.  After the main course 1920’s meet hip hop dancers entertained the crowd prior to the quiz recommencing.
The 3rd round commenced with four tables as joint leaders.  Swopping positions throughout the course of the night finally there was a winning table.  Before the winner was announced a quick pause for dessert featuring chocolate jaffa bomb, mulled wine poached pear, iced chestnut cheesecake and Christmas pudding.
Table 1 was announced as the winners and were all in with a chance to win some top prizes.  The prizes were presented in crackers and were selected at random.  A huge pop and the winners were declared!

For more information on 1920’s Christmas party night at the Absolute Hotel Limerick call 061 463610 or stay tuned to our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/AbsoluteHotelLimerick