Ashford Castle

The magnificent five star Ashford Castle is set in 350 acres, on the picturesque shores of Lough Corrib. Dating back to 1228, the castle now enters a new chapter in its history, as part of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection. Each of the 82 rooms and suites at Ashford Castle represent traditional elegance and finesse. Following extensive refurbishment, many of the rooms and suites have been individually and lovingly designed, combining the castle’s original features with the latest modern luxuries. Meticulous attention to detail can be found in the unique works of art, carefully sourced antique furniture and sumptuous fabrics with custom designed carpets, bespoke beds, feature lighting, exquisite towelling and Egyptian Cotton bed linen. With a wealth of activities and thoughtful touches, enjoy acclaimed Irish hospitality on a grand scale.

Cong Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ashford Castle
Cong Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ashford Castle
Cong Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ashford Castle - Lounge
Cong Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ashford Castle
  • Cong Tours 2017 - 2018 - DeluxeDeluxe

Stay in a delightful Victorian Deluxe Room with wonderful views of the River Cong. The four newly designed Victorian Deluxe Rooms offer the latest in comfort and style with a spacious relaxation area, beautiful furnishings and outstanding attention to detail. A host of thoughtful touches will ensure you have a stay to remember.

  • Cong Tours 2017 - 2018 - Corrib Corrib

Recently refurbished in an individual and elegant style, enjoy the comfort of a luxurious Victorian Corrib Room. With views of the River Cong, king-size beds and fully interactive plasma screen TVs with movies and music on demand, you’ll enjoy a host of thoughtful touches for a memorable stay.

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Corrib Lake View

As part of the recent refurbishment programme, upgrade to one of six immaculate Victorian Corrib Lake View Rooms to experience elegant traditional style at its finest. The height of comfort, each is an individual statement of design inspiration, some featuring wonderful gilt and cream painter tester beds and unique furnishings to provide guests a stylish sanctuary in which to relax. Decorated with a variety of colour palettes to suit all tastes and preferences, they are an ideal choice.

  • Cong Tours 2017 - 2018 - Deluxe Lake ViewDeluxe Lake View
Deluxe Lake View

Discover the attention to detail in the eight Victorian Lake View Deluxe Rooms – newly refurbished to the highest standard with views over the magnificent Lough Corrib, providing refined traditional style and luxurious comforts in abundance. Complete with a spacious seating area, they are ideal for admiring the exquisite surroundings.

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Ashford Castle Restaurants

Creative Irish cuisine, inspired use of the finest seasonal ingredients from the West of Ireland and an extensive wine cellar make any stay at Ashford Castle a gourmet’s delight. Chef Stefan Matz, twice voted Ireland’s Chef of the Year, gives fine expression to the dishes offered in the four main dining rooms – whether it’s fine dining in the grandeur of the George V Dining Room, casual dining in the comfortable setting of Cullen’s at the Cottage or Cullen's at the Dungeon, or a delightful Afternoon Tea in the elegant Connaught Room.

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Ashford Castle Activities

The expansive 350 acre Ashford Estate lends itself perfectly to a range of activities, from country classic pastimes such as horse riding, fishing, falconry and shooting, to more modern activities such as golf, cycling and kayaking. So whether you are the active type or prefer to relax and soak up the scenery, you are spoilt for choice at Ashford Castle.

    The Spa

    Indulge in the health & beauty facilities with dedicated spa treatment rooms offering Elemis, Dermalogica, Brand Voya and Yon Ka products. Treatments include aroma stone massages, an invigorating body polish, long lasting hydrating treatments, detoxifying wraps and deep regenerating facials. The hotel also offers special treatments for gentlemen and mums-to-be. Tanning, waxing, make up and nail treatments are also available.

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