Scholars Townhouse Hotel
Originally built in 1867 as a monastery for the Christian Brothers by renowned Architects Ashlin and Pugin who are noted for designing many parliamentary buildings across Ireland and the Uk. The Late Victorian building was renovated by the McGowan family in 2005 who have transformed the magnificent building into a 16 bedroom boutique Hotel. The rooms vary in size and it is advised to discuss room size requirements with our reception team for long term stays. All rooms are furnished to the standards of a modern hotel room. Facilities include double or twin bed, power shower, hair dryer, tea or coffee facility, tv and complimentary wifi. All of our bedrooms are strictly non smoking.
Our fine dining restaurant is one of Co Louth's premier destination for diners and food lovers. Awarded two AA rosettes for 2015. The first restaurant in Drogheda to recieve rosettes and the second in Co. Louth. Awarded 2015 Best Hotel Restaurant County Louth by the Restaurant Association of Ireland. The experience is that of fine dining. Head Chef Michael Hunter (Best Chef Co. Louth 2015 has a simple philosophy; he sources the best seasonal ingredients and then applies simple techniques to enhance and extract the best flavours for each of his dishes. The components and produce chosen demand freshness and quality. We have a genuine passion for good fresh food, all of our dishes and their components are created by our culinary team and the use of local produce is very evident.