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Ashford Castle

Galway, Ireland

Experiences – Romantic Escapes, Cultural Journeys, Golf Getaways, Heritage Trails

Getaway Experiences
  • Golfing at the property’s 9-hole golf course amidst the beautiful Irish landscape and scenic vistas
  • Falconry experiences - learn about birds of prey and handle them under the guidance of expert falconers
  • Enjoy Fishing at Lough Corrib renowned for its trout and salmon
  • Boating on Lough Corrib to enjoy the scenic views and tranquility
  • Enjoy a game of Tennis 
  • Horse Riding at the well-equipped equestrian center
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting & Archery 
  • Guided Cycle Tours to enjoy the picturesque view 
  • Visit interesting archaeological and historical sites in Ireland
  • Enjoy the historic charm and architecture of the castle that reflects its original Victorian features.
  • Lavish accommodation with modern amenities, opulent furnishings and impeccable service,
  • Surrounded by 350 acres of manicured gardens and woodlands that offer breathtaking views of the countryside. 
  • A popular venue for weddings & special events for the fairy-tale backdrop 
  • Fine Dining at the George V Dining Room which offers gourmet Irish cuisine in an elegant setting
  • Outstanding range of activities and experiences like falconry, boating on Lough Corrib, and more. 
  • Luxurious Spa treatments
  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages

Ashford Castle in Ireland, is a celebrated five-star luxury hotel that epitomizes elegance, history, and natural beauty. Originally built in 1228, the castle boasts a rich heritage, meticulously restored to offer guests a blend of historic charm and modern luxury. Set amidst 350 acres of stunning grounds, including manicured gardens and the shores of Lough Corrib, Ashford Castle offers a range of activities from falconry and horseback riding to golfing and fishing. With lavish accommodations, fine dining options, and a wealth of unique experiences, Ashford Castle promises an unforgettable retreat in the heart of Ireland's scenic west coast


Ashford Castle is located in County Mayo, Ireland, near the village of Cong. It is roughly a 1.5-hour drive from Shannon Airport, and a 2.5 hours drive away from Dublin city.


The castle features elegantly appointed rooms and suites, each uniquely decorated with period furnishings and luxurious amenities. Each of the 83 rooms, suites and The Boathouse at Ashford Castle represent traditional elegance and finesse. One can enjoy stunning views of the lake or gardens, plush bedding, spacious bathrooms, and personalized service

  • Corrib Rooms

    The Corrib rooms have been recently refurbished in an individual and elegant style, enjoy the comfort of a luxurious Corrib Room. With luxurious 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. These rooms offer comfortable accommodation with elegant décor and modern amenities. They provide a peaceful retreat within Ashford Castle, featuring views of the estate's gardens or the nearby woodlands.

  • Corrib Lake View room

    The immaculate Corrib Lake View Room is designed 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 color palettes to suit all tastes and preferences, they are an ideal choice. These rooms provide all the comforts of the Corrib Rooms with the added bonus of breathtaking views overlooking Lough Corrib, Ireland's second-largest lake. Guests can enjoy serene water views from the comfort of their room.

  • Deluxe room

    The newly designed 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. Deluxe Rooms at Ashford Castle offer spacious accommodations adorned with luxurious furnishings and stylish décor. They provide a comfortable haven, ideal for relaxation, with views of either the castle gardens or the serene woodlands.

  • Lake View Deluxe Room

    The 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. The rooms feature wonderful antiques such as a German Baroque stumpwork, silk decorated tester bed made for Friedrich Christian Freiherr von Spee in the late 17th Century; a Louis XV painted and parcel gilt trumeau mirror circa 1750; and satinwood and rosewood cross banded writing tables circa 1900, used as bedside tables. These rooms combine the luxury of Deluxe Rooms with panoramic views of Lough Corrib. Guests can unwind in elegance while enjoying stunning vistas of the lake and its surrounding landscapes.

  • Deluxe Queen Family Room

    The spacious Deluxe Queen Rooms consist of two Queen size beds with a comfortable relaxation area. Overlooking the magnificent Lough Corrib. The rooms are perfect for couples or families (suitable for two adults and two children under the age of 12 years) as they are well equipped with a large bathroom with shower and marble sinks. Many of the rooms are also interconnecting and this is guaranteed at time of reservation. Children are well looked after, and will receive robes and slippers and many other thoughtful extras including juice and cookies on arrival.Designed for families, these rooms feature a Queen-sized bed along with additional bedding options to accommodate children comfortably. They offer spacious interiors and views of the castle grounds or nearby woodlands, providing a relaxing retreat for families visiting Ashford Castle.

  • Staterooms

    The Staterooms are grand statements of traditional elegance and comfort, combining all the modern amenities you could wish for. These wonderfully appointed rooms are generously proportioned and feature high ceilings with views of Lough Corrib. Each Stateroom is located in the oldest part of the castle, dating back to the 13th and 17th centuries. Rooms contain feature beds and original fireplaces with exquisite antique furniture. The Staterooms also boast large bathrooms.

  • Junior Stateroom

    The exceptional Junior Staterooms showcase immaculate attention to detail, seamlessly blending suitable traditional style with modern conveniences. With fabulous views, guests are assured a luxurious and memorable stay. Some offer a split level sitting area and each is individually designed from rich regal reds to soft neutral shades to suit your preference.

  • Kennedy Suite

    Named after US Senator Ted Kennedy, who stayed at Ashford in the early 1980’s, the Kennedy Suite is located in the oldest wing of the castle and features an impressive sel~ection of antique furniture including a 19th century walnut bed, an early 18th century Spanish Armoire, and an early Victorian Rosewood centre table. The Kennedy Suite enjoys spectacular views over Lough Corrib and can be combined with the Reagan Presidential Suite to complete a private three bedroom wing of the castle.

  • Reagan Presidential suite

    Named after President Reagan, who stayed at Ashford in 1984 as a personal friend of former owner John A Mulcahy. The Reagan Presidential suite is located in the oldest wing of the castle, boasting an original fireplace, a stunning antique George III style four poster bed, original portrait art, individually sourced antiques and spectacular floor to ceiling views of Lough Corrib. This split level suite offers two bathrooms and can be combined with two adjacent rooms - the Kennedy Suite and Corrib Lake View Room - to complete a private three-bedroom wing of the castle.

  • The Boathouse

    This former boathouse dates back to the Guinness era and is situated a stone’s throw from The Castle on the shores of Lough Corrib. Surrounded by private gardens and lake front views, access is through secure gates. The Cottage has been lovingly restored, the unique design includes reclaimed materials such as stone and old fire place lintels from the Castle Estate. On arrival you will be greeted at The Castle and escorted to The Hideaway Cottage. A welcome basket awaits along with a fully stocked bar. To complete your Country escape, Jack Murphy Jackets and Wellingtons are yours to take home, bicycles are available for your use and guests can also avail of the hotel and its 350-acre estate's amenities. The lake reflecting the stars in the evening is a memory that will stay with you for a lifetime. this is a secluded retreat located on the shores of Lough Corrib. It offers a unique and private accommodation experience with stunning lake views and direct access to the water.

Services & Amenities

  • Exquisite restaurants including fine dining and a cocktail lounge 
  • 9-hole Golf Course 
  • Luxurious spa with a variety of treatments 
  • Private Dining Experiences
  • Meeting & Events venue 
  • Wine Cellar with an impressive collection
  • Fully equipped Gym
  • A range of sporting activities like fishing, horse-riding, falconry and more
  • Guided tours and experiences
  • Private Cinema experience

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: From €920 per night including taxes and a full Irish breakfast.

Terms & Conditions:
  • The estimated average price listed is for the base category room and is only indicative and may /may not include taxes. Please speak to or mail our luxury travel consultants with your dates of travel or fill out our enquiry form and we will revert with the best currently available price / offer for the chosen room category
  • The exclusive and/or special offers, if listed, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without prior notice. Proof of eligibility maybe required to avail of some types of special offers (eg: honeymoon offers)
  • The booking, payment and cancellation policies of the hotel/s will apply and our luxury travel consultants will advice you of the same at the time of reservation
  • Check in time for most hotels worldwide is 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 hrs. Early check in will be on request and is subject to availability
  • We do not levy any booking fees or service charges