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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!

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Adare Manor Hotel - Co. Limerick                    

Voted the Number One European Resort by the Conde Nast Traveller Magazine's 2002 Readers Choice Awards. Adare Manor is adjacent to Ireland's most picturesque village and close to Shannon airport The Manor which was the former family seat of the Earls of Dunraven is now a 5-star deluxe hotel complete with golf course, indoor heated swimming pool, saunas, fitness room with state of the art equipment and a range of wonderful massage therapies.


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.


Dromoland Castle - Co. Clare                         

Sister hotel to Ashford Castle, Dromoland is one of Ireland's premier luxury castle hotels. 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


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.


Kinnitty Castle - Co. Offaly                              

Resplendent Gothic Castle standing on the slopes of Slieve Bloom hills. The castle's situation, 1.5hr from Dublin 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


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.


Ballynahinch Castle - Co. Galway                    

A 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'.


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


Clontarf Castle - Dublin                                 

Originally constructed in 1172, Clontarf Castle is one of Ireland's finest and most original hotel's.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.


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.


Bunratty Castle Hotel - Co. Clare                           

Newly expanded 3-star Georgian Hotel next to Bunratty Castle and just 5 miles from Shannon Airport.  Located just across from Durty Nellie's-Irelands oldest pub. The hotel lobby and sitting areas are full of antique furniture and rugs and the restaurant, Kathleen's, is set up like a great room in a castle.


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