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Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle & Country Estate

An Insight luxury Signature Hotel

Through the grand stone gates, a royal adventure begins. This remarkable 800-year-old castle, widely recognised as Ireland’s top castle destination and once home to the Guinness family, is exceptional in every sense. Set in 350 acres of woodland on the shores of Lough Corrib in County Mayo, the multi-award winning property has been voted ‘Best Hotel in the World’.

Discover exquisite interiors with unique artwork and sumptuous fabrics adorning each of the 83 individually designed rooms. Enjoy extraordinary dining experiences and fine Irish cuisine; watch hawks soar at Ireland’s first School of Falconry; and restore inner peace and harmony at the state-of-the-art spa. Warm smiles will greet you at every turn from the extraordinary characters of the castle, who passionately care about guest experiences.

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Showcasing the very best sights and scenery of Ireland including the Wild Atlantic Way and a magnificent night at the stylish, distinguished and luxurious Ashford Castle.

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ABOUT

ASHFORD CASTLE

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ABOUT ASHFORD CASTLE

Dating back to 1228, the magnificent five star Ashford Castle is set in 350 acres, on the picturesque shores of Lough Corrib. With 82 guest rooms, a wealth of activities and thoughtful touches, enjoy acclaimed Irish hospitality on a grand scale.

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ROOMS & SUITES

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.

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FOOD & DRINK

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. Dining at Ashford Castle ranks among the finest culinary experiences in the world.

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ESTATE 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.

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AWARDS

AWARDED

HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Ireland

AA Hospitality Awards 2017

VOTED

Voted No. 1 Best Resort Hotel in the UK and Ireland

Travel + Leisure 'World's Best' Awards 2016

VOTED

Ireland's Best Hotel Spa

World Spa Awards 2016

VOTED

Ireland's Best Five Star Hotel

Keelings Gold Medal Awards 2016

Global Winner

Grand Luxury Hotel of the Year

Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2016

Voted

Best Hotel in the World

Virtuoso 2015

Red Carnation Hotel Collection

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection consists of seventeen luxury award-winning, family owned and run boutique hotels located in the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Switzerland and the USA, as well as a country gastro-pub in Dorset. Every element of Ashford Castle, both inside and out, reflects the award-winning five-star luxury experience for which Red Carnation is renowned.

Ireland

Ireland

Packed with history, creativity, folk legend, religious devotion, miles of spectacular coastline and an unsurpassed natural beauty.

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Irish Elegance

Showcasing the very best sights and scenery of Ireland including a magnificent night at the stylish, distinguished and luxurious Ashford Castle.