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Our Gastro Lounge at Scholars offers a selection of fine wines, craft beers, local whiskeys, barista-style coffee and an abundance of spirits and liquors. The surroundings are elegant, with oak panelled walls, high coved ceilings, and original fire place with paintings depicting scenes of local history. There are no strangers in Scholars Gastro Lounge, only friends who have not met.

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About Us

The Late Victorian building was renovated by the McGowan family in 2005 who have transformed the magnificent building into a 16 bedroom boutique Hotel. Scholars Townhouse is currently the only family owned hotel in the region and is renowned for its excellence in hospitality and customer service

John Philip Holland

John Philip Holland, born in County Clare in 1841, the son of a lighthouse keeper he attended the Christian Brothers School in Co. Cork and later joined the Brothers in Cork and Drogheda. In 1865 he arrived in Drogheda and resided in the Drogheda Convent that stands today as Scholars Townhouse Hotel.


Scholars Townhouse comprises of 16 luxurious and comfortable bedrooms all furnished to the standards of a modern hotel room. Built in 1867 the building is a protected structure and you have to admire the old world charm that the rooms have kept through their renovation


Your wedding at Scholars Hotel will be truly romantic, unique and magical. Award winning food, manicured gardens, old world decor, and our professional and dedicated team will make it a day to remember.

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You want success, excellence and personal attention. From catering to facilities, Scholars has all you need to get you results.

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