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Irish castle hotels offer the visitor a chance to experience a slice of Ireland's history at first hand. For those arranging a corporate or private vacation with a difference, we have provided below a comprehensive list of Irish castles. In Ireland, these country houses and castles can range from large luxury estates fit for kings and presidents (and their budgets) to smaller country houses offering 3 star accommodation at affordable prices. Whichever kind of accommodation you're seeking, from luxury castle to stately home, all the castles here can guarantee fine views, unique surroundings and ambience, and the warmth and comfort that comes only from an Irish welcome. If you need help in choosing a suitable castle hotel for your stay in Ireland, use our free phone numbers above to talk to our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We will be happy to advise you!

Dromoland Castle - Co. Clare                

Only 10 minutes drive from Shannon Airport, Dromoland Castle is Ireland's premier luxury castle hotel. Experience the life of the landed gentry, surrounded by timeless luxury, beauty and service. Guests famous and infamous, come from far and wide to stay at Dromoland Castle. The bedrooms give a wonderful feeling of comfort to guests. In addition to luxury surroundings, enjoy a wide range of activities.

Waterford Castle - Co. Waterford          

This magnificent "island hotel" is the ultimate getaway castle hotel only 2 miles from Waterford City. Set in a peaceful oasis of beautiful parkland overlooking the estuary of the river Suir. The guestrooms and suites are spacious and well appointed with stunning views of the surrounding estate and golf course.

Kinnitty Castle - Co. Offaly                     

Resplendent Gothic Castle standing on the slopes of Slieve Bloom hills. The castle's situation, 1.5hr from Dublin, Shannon and Galway makes it an ideal base for touring Ireland. Excellent cuisine, fine wines, open log fires and candlelight, together with a very warm and friendly welcome, create an atmosphere and hospitality that is special to Kinnitty Castle.

Clontarf Castle - Dublin                        

15 minutes by car from Dublin Airport & less than 10 minutes from Dublin city, Clontarf Castle is one of Ireland's most popular castle hotels. The hotel exudes a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and those choosing to visit Clontarf Castle can make it their home. The hotel offers visitors the opportunity to experience a setting and standard of service which are second to none.

Bunratty Castle Hotel - Co. Clare                  

Bunratty Castle is one of the finest medieval castles in Ireland and is really worth a visit, particularly as it is so close to Shannon Airport. Their medieval banquets are great fun, the castle with its turrets, crenellation & dungeon is spectacular. The Buratty Castle Hotel is located just opposite the castle and is an ideal location to explore the castle particularly for visitors who are travelling to or from Shannon Airport.

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel - Co. Dublin                  

Fitzptricks Castle Hotel is an 18th Century, 4 star castle hotel located on the south side of Dublin overlooking Dublin Bay. The hotel has fine accommodation, excellent facilities and is accessible from the city centre by car or the DART light rail service which operates frequently.

Hotel Dunloe Castle - Co. Kerry                  

Overlooking the famous "Gap of Dunloe" and named after the 12th century castle in it's 64 acre estate, the Dunloe Castle Hotel is on of the most luxurious 5 star hotels in Ireland. Just 5 km from Killarney, the hotel is located in a beautiful estate with serene pathways leading to the castle ruins. Perfect for families, there is a kids club in summer and guests can chos from a wide range of activities including swimming, sauna, steam room, techno-gym, fishing, horse riding, and tennis.

Lough Eske Castle - Co. Donegal                  

This historic castle is located on the outskirts of Donegal Town. It has been lovingly restored and converted into an award winning 5 star hotel and spa that has featured prominently on Conde Nast, Trip Adviser & other presigious hotel guides. They were titled "World's Best Luxury Country Hotel" for five consecutive years (2009-2013).

Lough Rynn Castle - Co. Leitrim                  

Ancestral home of the Earl of Leitrim, the House and Garden date back nearly 200 years and have been enhanced and developed ever since. Although more of a Victorian Manor it was called Lough Rynn Castle and was without doubt the finest big house in the country in its time.

Ballynahinch Castle - Co. Galway           

Historic castle surrounded by 350 acres of woodlands with the Connemara mountains to the rear and overlooking the river. Log fires and fisherman's pub compliment the restaurant offering the best fish and game produce. Ballynahinch Fishery is world renowned as one of the finest Salmon and sea trout rivers in Ireland. Ballynahinch Castle has a charm and aura, which can best be described as 'Casual Country Elegance'.

Ashford Castle - Co. Mayo                     

Renowned as one of Irelands most outstanding luxury resort hotels on the bank of Lough Corrib. Guests enjoy complementary golf and leisure facilities including cruising and falconry.  Ashford Castle has been the setting  for many high profile visitors in the recent past. Each guest room is individually designed to provide stylish personal comforts.  Live like a king and be treated like royalty.

The Lodge at Ashford Castle - Co. Mayo                  

Affordable luxury for those looking for the Ashford Castle experience but may be turned off by the high cost of staying in the castle itself. Located on the estate of Ashford Castle, this is a beautiful 4 star option and is a little more relaxed than the castle itself.

Castle Leslie - Co. Monaghan                  

Baronial style castle & estate offering luxury accommodation. You can look forward to wonderful decor, friendly helpful staff and a very relaxing enjoyable experience. Many of the bedrooms have lovely views over the lough.

Kilronan Castle and Spa - Co. Roscommon                  

Historic castle which has been lovingly restored & converted into one of Ireland’s most luxurious Castle Hotels, Kilronan Castle is the ancestral home of the Tenison family and the legendary Colonel King Tenison. It is one of a few Irish castle estates that can trace its history back to royal families.

Trim Castle Hotel Meath - Co. Meath                  

Trim Castle is a magnificent medieval castle which dates back to Norman times and is located just 40 minutes drive from Dublin city. Trim Castle Hotel is a modern uxury hotel which faces the castle and offers affordable luxury in an historic setting convenient to Dublin city.

Gregans Castle - Co. Clare                  

Named after the nearby castle, this is a charming country house hotel which has an excellent reputation for the quality of food, accommodation and friendly personal service. With the welcoming smell of real turf fires, antiques and cozy comfy furniture Gregans Castle is located about 45 minutes from Shannon Airport and is worth taking a look at.

Trim Dunboyne Castle Meath - Co. Meath                  

Luxury hotel & spa under 20 km from Dublin. Its named after the local castle but is not actually an historic building or renovated castle. That said, it does look like a nice place to stay & it is convenient for Dublin!

Trim Ballygally Castle - Co. Antrim                  

Ballygally is a magnificent 17th century castle with great views of the Ballygally bay & the distant coast of Scotland. The perfect place in Northern Ireland to explore the Giants Causeway, Glens of Antrim and the famous Bushmills Distillery.

Abbeyglen Castle Hotel - Co. Galway             

Exclusive accommodation in the heart of Connemara. Beautiful gardens, waterfalls, streams and a panoramic views of Clifden make Abbeyglen a wonderfully romantic hotel. Abbeyglen offers tastefully decorated guestrooms with 9 luxury suites, which offer comfort and style. Facilities at Abbeyglen Castle include a snooker room, Jacuzzi, pool, secure parking, pitch and putt and a very interesting jogging route.

Castle Durrow - Co. Laois                                

Castle Durrow is a Country House Hotel which lies in the heart of the Irish Midlands only 90 mins from Dublin.  Furnished with linens, soft velvet, smoky leathers and Georgian windows' all rooms have views of the estate and gardens. Facilities at the hotel included a cocktail bar, outdoor terraces, formal gardens, 24 hour room service, heritage trails, clay pigeon shooting, crazy golf and equestrian centre.

Kilkea Castle - Co. Kildare                               

The oldest continuously inhabited castle in Ireland. Kilkea Castle is the perfect hotel for a conference or golfing holiday combining modern comforts with the elegance of the past. The castle has 40 guest rooms, a restaurant, two bars, a health and fitness centre, a golf course and a helicopter pad.

Cabra Castle - Co. Cavan                                 

Dating as far back as 1760 and with its own nine-hole golf course, Cabra Castle is an ideal venue for golfing, fishing and equestrian holidays. In addition to the 20 en suite rooms in the 'Old House', the 44 en suite Courtyard guestrooms are located in what was formerly a 1750 granary & blacksmith. Cabra Castle is a member of Manor House Hotels.

Glin Castle - Co. Limerick                                 

Overlooking the River Shannon, you can book one of the 15 lavish double bedrooms or rent the entire castle for a wedding or corporate event. "After a long day on the golf links take your cognac to the library, enjoy your drink and smile knowing that Bob Duff and his staff at the castle have anticipated your every want and need, and that tomorrow brings another glorious day in Ireland

Markree Castle - Co. Sligo                                

350-year-old castle hotel in the romantic landscape where the poet Yeats found his inspiration. Ideal for the sports enthusiasts.  Good food, peace, quiet, space and a warm, friendly welcome. The castle's grand ceremonial entrance hall which is observed from the 2nd floor balcony above is a particularly attractive feature.

Barberstown Castle - Co. Kildare                   

Great value castle close to Dublin. Barberstown is a historic country house hotel built in the 13th century. It is the ideal location from which to explore Dublin and the East. 30 mins from Dublin Airport. There are 22 bedrooms, all individually decorated to evoke the castle's origins. The rooms are warm and elegant, with sitting areas, four-poster beds, antique desks, chandeliers, and spacious bathrooms. Family and disabled accommodation is available on request.

Ballinalacken Country House - Co. Clare       

An affordable Country House hotel at the foot of Ballinalacken Castle near Doolin, Co Clare.   Ballinalacken House is 3 star accommodation with spectacular views of Galway Bay, Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. The main part of the hotel is an old Manor House with gorgeous marble fireplaces, and lots of character. The hotel is located in the great music town of Doolin, which also has the ferry to the Aran Islands!

Ballyseede Castle Hotel - Co. Kerry              

Now you can experience 15th century romance in the heart of Kerry. Ballyseede Castle is the perfect place in which to plan that special  holiday or as a base for touring the west of Ireland. Enjoy a drink before dinner in The Library Bar which displays the great-carved oak mantelpiece. All the guestrooms are elegant and spacious and range from single, mini-suite to deluxe. The hotel is set on 30 acres of pasture and gardens.

Belleek Castle - Co. Mayo                                

A charming stately home set in 1,000 acres of woodland. Beleek Castle is an Ideal holiday location for the sports person interested in fishing, hunting, exploring etc. Wonderful food and traditional Irish music. The Castle is informal, friendly and cosy, rich in decor and antiques, with many open fires to warm your steps back through half a millennium.

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