Castle hotels in Ireland offer visitors the chance to take a magical step into Ireland’s past, with all the amenities you expect from a luxury hotel with modern conveniences. With many castle hotels in Ireland to choose from, here is a short list of our favorites.
Abbey Hotel, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
The 4 Star Abbey Hotel County Roscommon, is a charming 18th Century Manor House Castle Hotel in Ireland, set idyllically on it's own private grounds and gardens. The accommodation at the Abbey Hotel Roscommon Town, County Roscommon has been individually designed and decorated to an exceptional standard, giving a classically luxurious edge.
Adare Manor, County Limerick, Ireland
Situated in the heart of Adare Village in County Limerick, Ireland – Adare Manor, a luxury Five Star Hotel and Golf Resort is both steeped in history and surrounded by medieval ruins. Far removed from generic trappings of ordinary hotels, the Manor’s hallmark experience offers unique accommodation, the best of contemporary food and an impeccable approach to hospitality that brings guests back, time and time again
Ashford Castle, County Mayo, Ireland
Dating back to 1228 and once the estate of the Guinness family, the luxurious 5 Star Ashford Castle first opened as a hotel in 1939.
Dromoland, County Clare, Ireland
With an extraordinary history stretching back to the 5th Century, the Dromoland Castle, was originally the ancestral home of one of the few families of Gaelic Royalty; direct descendants of Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland. Approached by a meandering drive that passes acres of magnificent lawns, this Irish 5 star luxury Castle Hotel overlooks its own Championship Golf Course and a glistening lake which commands the panoramic beauty of the surrounds.
Contarf Castle, County Dublin, Ireland
Clontarf Castle, reborn and redesigned, is the choice of interesting people the world over. Forget what time it is, Clontarf Castle Hotel is an imaginary world, no longer the past, not quite the future. When you arrive, time becomes yours.
Ballyseede Castle, Tralee, Ireland
Ballyseede Castle, Tralee Ireland, is an impressive building and has a history dating back to the 1590’s. Wonderfully transformed into a hotel in 1965, Ballyseede Castle offers 23 ensuite-bedrooms, three function rooms and beautiful reception rooms complimented by enchanting formal gardens.
Waterford Castle, County Waterford, Ireland
Situated on its own private Island, Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort offers luxurious Castle accommodation in Ireland. One of the leading luxury hotels in Ireland which boasts superb 4 star hotel facilities, you can enjoy the 18 hole Championship Golf Course in Waterford, or choose to stay in one of the Castle Gardens holiday homes.
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