Tucked within the captivating woodlands of Northwest Ireland, Solis Lough Eske Castle (5*) offers luxurious accommodation, stunningly set in a meticulously restored 17th Century castle. Featuring 96 guest suites and a luxuriant spa, this secluded hideaway provides the perfect backdrop to your disocery of this part of Ireland. The pool and Spa treatment building sits in the footprint of the original glass house which once stood in its place. With seven treatment rooms including two couples treatment rooms with jet bath and steam rooms. The hotel's restaurant serves Contemporary Cuisine inspired by fresh local Irish produce; with daily rotating menus focused on the freshest offerings of the season.
Lough Eske Castle, located just outside Donegal Town, has a rich history dating back to the 1400's being associated with the O'Donnells, the founding fathers of Donegal, a county in the Northwest region of Ireland. This is an historic building in a storybook location delivering superior hospitality and comfort. It is the ideal place for the business traveler who wants modern day comforts and solitude to brainstorm; the wedding couple who want a WOW venue for their special day or the company who wants something different for their clients and employees. It is the only Irish hotel to claim a World Luxury Hotel Award and has won the Luxury Country Hotel title two years in a row.
All rooms have 32inch flat screen TV, refreshment centre, built in cedar wardrobes with a digital lock safe, WiFi connectivity and dual voltage sockets. Bathrooms have wood paneling, marble tiling, double basin vanity units with granite tops, a built in bath and separate glazed shower and toilet compartments. Luxury robes and slippers are provided as standard.
These are wonderfully spacious open plan suites measuring 65 square meters or approximately 700 sq ft. in size. Each has a solid oak king size bed, either four poster or canope style, with upholstered bed seat and dedicated dressing table. There is luxurious carpeting in the bedrooms with timber bordering and a rug in the living area. Oak bespoke furniture decorates each room including a sofa, coffee table and traditional relaxing easy chairs with breakfast table.
Each Garden Suite has high quality stone tiled floors with thick tufted rugs throughout, a Spanish basket gas fire and earthy neutral colours reflecting the leafy surroundings of the manicured gardens on the doorstep. Bespoke solid oak furniture is a feature throughout each of these magnificent suites along with walk in cedar wardrobes and four poster king size beds.
Every meal is a true delight at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel. Though different in atmosphere and ambiance, Cedars Grill Restaurant and the Gallery and Oak Bars celebrate the Irish love of food, drink, and good cheer. Cedars Grill Restaurant combines easy going elegance with a very modern sense of style. The dining room itself is quite stunning with its floor to ceiling, button back upholstery and modern crystal light fixtures. Glass doors open onto a slate terrace - a delightful place to linger and admire the manicured lawns and woodland views that surround Lough Eske Castle.
Overlooking a stretch of countryside between Lough Eske and the Blue Stack Mountains, Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa offers an exhilarating destination for holidays in Ireland. The Castle is located within a short distance of the 7 wonders of the Northwest - a must see for all new visitors to the region. The Northwest of Ireland has been selected by the IAGTO as the European golf destination of 2011. 4 of the locales finest courses are all within touching distance of the hotel. The Donegal Golf Course (Murvagh), is an outstanding championship links course, designed by Eddie Hackett. Narin / Portnoo Golf Course, Bundoran Golf Club and Ballyliffin are also nearby. Other activities in the area include surfing, equestrian, fishing and a range of other fun water sports.
(Belfast, Donegal, Sligo, Dublin)
Stay in historical castles and manor houses as you are driven around Northern Ireland by a knowledgeable driver-guide to visit many of the gems of the country including the Giants Causeway, the cosmopolitan city of Belfast, picturesque Donegal and Sligo, stunning coastline and mountains and lakes and historical sites.
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