Book a Garden Cabin

Nestled in the magnificent Glen of Imaal, our guest house offers a sanctuary of elegance, tranquillity and serenity. Stunning views, immersion in nature and the sheer magnificence of the Wicklow mountains will make your stay unforgettable.

Our lodge has a boutique design with 18 luxury beds over 7 rooms. The property hosts a relaxation & chillout room, an outdoor wooden dining cabin and fully working commercial kitchen for the discerning cook.

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Home From Home

Boutique elegance in private ensuite rooms in the heart of Wicklow.

Ensuite Garden Cabins

Available as twin or double, each boutique bedroom has been designed with great care and attention to detail with bespoke furniture designed with local Irish timber. Enjoy luxury in a rainfall shower with mountain spring water the finest duck featherbedding and 100% cotton. This is sure to provide guests with the ultimate night’s sleep.

Ensuite Group Cabins

Our group rooms accommodate 4 with a handmade spalted beech, 2 single beds and 2 mezzanine beds. Each of the group rooms are only available privately and are suitable for groups or small families. Each bed affords privacy with individual linen curtains and reading lights. All rooms are ensuite with Italian ceramic tiles, rain head showers.

Family Cabins

Snuggle up family style with a combination of double, twin or bunk beds perfect for groups of up to 5. You will also find a large selection of books, toys and games to keep your little monkeys occupied. Not to mention thousands of acres of woodland and mountains. Ask for our bugnoculars for the budding entomologist in the family.

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Your Experience

Everything you need for the perfect getaway is available at your fingertips

  • Continental breakfast is available in the morning in our Larch Cabin or Dining Hall
  • Private permaculture gardens
  • Outdoor hot tub (extra fee)
  • Direct access to some of Wicklow’s most prominent hiking treks
  • Access to a professional kitchen
  • Chillout Room
  • Cosy outdoor wooden dining cabin
  • On-site parking
  • Wooden decking with mountain view

Chill Out Space

Our relaxation and chillout room has 21 large luxury bean bags to sink into. Music-loving guests also have access to our Sonos surround sound system to play their chill-out tunes. With acres of Wicklow woodland as our wood store, we have traditional wood stove burning brightly to keep you warm and cosy throughout your stay.

Larch Dining Cabin

Restored from the original woodshed with locally sourced larch, the dining cabin is situated under the beech trees. With handcrafted Irish oak tables and restored church pews, the cabin lends itself to a truly unique dining experience. An organic continental breakfast awaits guest each morning along with all-day tea and locally roasted coffee.

Professional Kitchen

Our open kitchen is fully stocked to cater for large dining events. We also make it available for guests use during their stay. With a pantry of available staples including herbs, condiments and spices, creating your very own dining experience, is only a spatula away. Our local organic farmers, Castleruddery farm will provide a fully stocked organic food box full of freshly picked ingredients on request.

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  • Free WIFI throughout the whole property
  • Hairdryer
  • Multiple power sockets
  • Large luggage storage
  • Private & shared bathrooms
  • Linen included
  • Towels and bathroom soaps included
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Modern ensuite bathrooms with walk-in power shower
  • Filtered Wicklow spring water
  • Iron and Ironing Board available on request
  • Tea & coffee available all day
  • Library of literary classics, mindless waffle and self-help books

Activities & Landmarks


The guest house offers access to a great many activities both on the property itself and nearby. There are activities, pursuits and distractions to suit all interests, whether you’re all action or keen to relax. From walking, jogging, hiking, cycling, golfing or traditional country pursuits like fishing or horse riding, the local area offers countless ways to explore the picturesque surrounds of Wicklow, in what’s known as the Garden of Ireland. Here is a taste of what’s on offer…

  • Onsite yoga and wellness classes
  • Guided local hikes
  • Lugnaquilla & Keadeen Mountains
  • Blessington Lakes
  • Glendalough
  • Russborough House
  • Toomey’s traditional Bar & Restaurant
  • Ballymore Inn
  • Local villages of Blessington, Baltinglass & Dunlavin
  • Tulfarris Golf Resort & Rathsallagh Golf Club

Your Stay

We endeavour to make all our guests stay as easy and carefree as possible so early or late check-in may be arranged by request. A hearty and healthy continental breakfast option is available each morning of their stay and a late brunch can be arranged by request.

  • Check in from 3 pm
  • Check out 12 am
  • Breakfast from 8 am to 10 am
  • No curfew
  • We ask all guests to refrain from smoking inside the property and to use the outdoor ashtrays provided when necessary.

Terms & Conditions

Room Hire

A 30% booking fee is required to hold the room followed by full payment up to 48 hours before your stay with us.

You can make a cancellation up to 48 hours prior to 3pm on your check-in date at the hotel or guesthouse.When your cancellation has been confirmed you will receive an email from us and you are entitled to a full refund of your booking deposit.

If a cancellation is made within the 24 hours of your arrival, the deposit will not be refunded.

If cancellation is not received by the required date a charge one night’s accommodation is taken from your credit card.In the case of a no show, your credit card will be charged for one night’s accommodation.

If you book “non refundable” rate, then we are unable to refund your booking.

Your credit card details will be held on the system to cover any damage to the property during your stay with us.

General terms and conditions

All rates quoted are subject to availability and alteration. All special offers quoted are limited and subject to availability and may be subject to a minimum night stay.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information, the elbowroom escape does not accept liability for any errors or omissions and reserves the right to change information and descriptions of listed hotels and products.

All guests will be asked for identification on arrival – passport or driving licence – you cannot be checked in without your identification

We welcome under 18’s if they are accompanied by an adult or responsible guardian and stay in a room exclusively for their party.

Venue Hire Terms and Conditions:

Payment Requirements

30% booking deposit is required to hold the dates (based on 10 people for the number of days booked) – This is non refundable if you cancel within 90 days of your hire start date.

Further 20% required 90 days before the start date

Full Balance required 60 days before event.

A refundable security deposit of €800 will also be required to cover any damage/breakages that may occur during your stay. This amount will be returned to you within 48 hours of your departure.

Cancellation Policy

Hirer is responsible to pay cancellation fees as follows:

Cancel less than 30 days prior to arrival 100 percent of full hire fee is due to The elbowroom escape

Cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival booking your 50% deposit will not be refunded.

Cancel less than 90 days prior to arrival booking your 30% deposit will not be refunded.

A €100 administration and handling fee will apply if cancelled before 90 days.

The cancellation policy applies to all reasons for cancellation.

The elbowroom escape is not responsible for any forces of nature that may cause the hirer to cancel.

If for any reason The elbowroom escape has to cancel a booking, a full refund will be given.

Requirements of Hire:

If venue is being rented in order to teach yoga or similar activity, must supply the elbowroom escape with appropriate insurance paperwork to show they are covered to teach and work with the public (teachers insurance). Please send this in within 2 weeks of confirming your booking to


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