Recently named by the Irish Times as one of the best places to host an event in Ireland The elbowroom Escape invites you to step inside its doors for the ultimate venue hire experience.
Are you looking for a boutique venue to hire in private surroundings? We regularly host family and group gatherings, supper clubs, retreats, seminars, conferences, training days and foodie events. We have also recently added hens and weddings to to our offerings!
Home From Home
Boutique event space in elegant, private surroundings.
Available as twin or double, each boutique bedroom has been designed with great care and attention to detail. All furniture has been designed by the proprietor and made by craftspeople using locally sourced Irish timber. Enjoy a rainfall shower sourced directly from mountain spring water. Sleep in luxurious comfort with duvets filled with the finest duck feather and down and covered with 100% cotton. This is sure to provide guests with the ultimate night’s sleep.
Ensuite Group Rooms
Our group rooms accommodates 4 with a 2 single beds and 2 mezzanine beds. The beds were made by local craftspeople using aged spalted beech. Each of the group rooms are booked privately and are suitable for groups or small families. Crafted from spalted beech each bed affords privacy with individual linen curtains and reading lights. All rooms are ensuite with Italian ceramic tiles, rain head showers and spalted beech shelving. Full linen is provided.
Nestled in the magnificent Glen of Imaal, this venue offers a sanctuary of elegance, tranquillity and serenity. Stunning views, immersion in nature and the sheer magnificence of the Wicklow mountains will make event unforgettable.
Our venue has a contemporary design with 18 luxury beds over 7 rooms. The property hosts a conference/activities hall, an outdoor wooden dining cabin and fully working commercial kitchen for the discerning cook.
Our guests will have access to a host of amenities to make their event all the more unforgettable such as a natural wood fired hot tub, private gardens and immediate access to miles of forest and the best mountains treks Wicklow has to offer.
Everything you need for that perfect getaway is available at your fingertips
- Large hall/conference room
- Sitting room with giant sink into bean bags
- On site catering from our award winning house chef
- Access to professional kitchen for self catering
- On site parking
- Direct access to some of Wicklow’s most prominent hiking treks
- Separate outdoor wooden dining cabin
- Private permaculture gardens
- Outdoor hot tub
Our venue features an oak floored space for gatherings, business meetings, classes and a can also be used as a separate dining room. This room can be used to host weddings, birthday parties, dining experiences, classes, conferences and business meetings. A traditional wood burning stove will add to the atmosphere as well as a state of the art sound system hooked up to your iTunes or Spotify account. Over 21 enourmous beanbags are available should you just wish to chill.
Larch Dining Cabin
Restored from the original wood shed with locally sourced larch, the dining cabin is situated under the beech trees. With hand crafted Irish oak tables sourced from lisnavagh house, 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 coffee. Coffee is roasted locally and will satisfy the most discerning coffee drinkers palette.
Our award-winning house chef will prepare a mouth-watering dinner, using only the very finest and freshest seasonal ingredients. Fine wines, spirits, and digestives will be provided by request. After dinner, relax in comfort and style for the evening while enjoying a host of activities our venue has to offer. Our open kitchen is fully stocked to cater for large dining events. The perfect evening requires many elements: a beautiful setting, delicious food, good people and a soundtrack with style. We will help you create the perfect dining experience with our emphasis on service, style and boutique elegance.
Situated in an acre surrounded by woodlands, giant oak, ash, beech, birch and spruce provide homes for birds, deer and countless species, a wood fired hot tub sits under the canopy of oak to soak away your worries. For those who like a ramble, the gateway to the largest sugar loaf opens feet from the back garden through a spruce forest. On the way see the ruins of a famine cottage and our spring water river. For more experienced walkers, the base of Lugnaquilla is a few minutes away. Along with traditionally built log cabins, we have a Victorian kitchen greenhouse and a permaculture garden to supply food for our kitchens. An apple espaliered walkway brings you toward a willow arch leading to a wooden mountain view platform .
- Free WIFI throughout the whole property
- 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
We offer access to a great many activities, both on the property itself and nearby areas. There’s activities, pursuits and distractions to suit all interests, whether guests are 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
- The West Wicklow Sugarloaf, Lugnaquilla & Keadeen Mountains
- Blessington Lakes
- Russborough House
- Toomey’s traditional Bar & Restaurant
- Ballymore Inn
- Local villages of Blessington, Baltinglass & Dunlavin
- Tulfarris Golf Resort & Rathsallagh Golf Club
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 to groups 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 8am to 10am
- No curfew
- We ask all guests to refrain from smoking inside the property and to use the outdoor ashtrays provided when necessary.
Terms & Conditions
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. Your credit card details will be held on the system to cover any damage to the property during your stay with us.
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.
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.
The hirer 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org