Ashford Castle, Cong

Sitting within the magnificent 350-acre estate of Ashford Castle, this property overlooks magical Lough Corrib. Originally built in 1865, The Lodge offers country house charm, fine dining in Wilde’s Restaurant and an exceptional range of estate activities. One of Ireland’s finest wedding destinations, pairing warm Irish hospitality with a modern appeal.
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  • The grounds are beautiful well worth a walk around, the views are spectacular., visit to the tea shop is a must.  more »
  • We could not come to the Castle because there was a private event and also you only entered if you had reservation for tea. So we couldn't do the guided tour. The castle looks majestic! something out of a tale. The Park in which is scrollable. Will be pending for a next visit!
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  • We are already planning another trip to Ashford Castle. I can't say one bad thing...the room was perfect, the grounds are beautiful, the castle itself is beyond belief. We took advantage of all they h...  more »
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  • This hotel is like a fairy tale. My husband and I came here for our honeymoon and we couldn't have chosen a better place. The staff are all so nice and accommodating. The grounds are beautiful and the hotel is prepared for any weather offering you umbrellas, rain boots, and rain coats to use. There are a lot of activities you can do and even kids activities. I would highly recommend this wonderful hotel to anyone staying in Ireland.
  • As a traveler that’s stayed at well over 500+ accommodations, I can say with confidence that this is one of the finest properties anyone could have the pleasure of staying at. Extraordinary attention to detail, impeccable grounds and estate, and a staff that goes above and beyond. Is it expensive? Yes. Is it worth it? Yes. Whether it’s a once in a lifetime trip or special occasion, Ashford Castle is one not to skip.
  • My wife and I spent the night at Ashford Castle last week while on vacation. I can honestly say that I have never spent the night in a place that was so historic or grand. Our room was a corner, lakeview room with a beautiful king size bed. Top notch service, fantastic staff, luxurious accommodations and overall a great stop on our vacation. We walked the grounds, explored the castle and took the lake boat tour, but didn't do any golf, falconry or horses because of the rain. We did not know about the dress code requirements for dining in the George V dining room, and I am too big to borrow a coat from them, so we missed out on dinner there. We dined in "The Dungeon" instead. The service and food were great, the decor a bit underwhelming. I hope to return, and spend more than one night, during a time of year where the weather allows us to truly enjoy the grounds and activities.
  • The place and the rooms are really amazing and the experience is absolutely great. The bad thing is the food: unfortunately the quality is really low and the price is absolutely high for no value at all. It is recommendable to have meals outside the castle if possible. I suggest everybody to ask the price before you go and have something otherwise you will be surprised about the bill
  • Absolute dream! This place was magical. I would recommend this place to everyone I can who travels to this area. The outside is spectacular to look at and seems right out of a fairy tale. The inside is cozy and warm. The rooms were packed with modern technology and super comfortable. EVERYONE here was ridiculously kind and considerate and made our stay special. We were even interviewed by the BBC during our time here. 5 stars, 10/10, two thumbs up!
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