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Do you know how to make your Fáilte Ireland approval work for you?

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Guest houses

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Under the Tourist Traffic Acts 1939 - 2016 any tourism business calling themselves a guest house must be registered with Fáilte Ireland.

In order to become registered as a guest house, your business should have a minimum of seven guest bedrooms with private en suite bathrooms, and no more than 30 guest bedrooms also with private bathrooms. Breakfast should be provided.

Get quality assured and find out more about the minimum regulations for your tourism business, as well as the classification requirements to achieve a star rating.

Registration regulations and classification criteria for guest houses

Who to contact

For more advice, please contact our dedicated service provider.

Phone:1890 697000

Tourist Traffic Acts

Under Irish law, our role in quality assurance means that Fáilte Ireland has certain responsibilities in relation to the registration and grading of Irish tourist accommodation.

How can renew my approval?

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Renew your approval online, update business details, make payments, or add images to your listing.