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Overview of Ashford Castle

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Premium bedding, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe

Ashford Castle

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAshford Castle Golf Club2 min walk
    Popular LocationCong Abbey9 min walk
    Popular LocationQuiet Man Museum13 min walk
    AirportGalway (GWY)48 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Hideaway Cottage

    Room amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds (Family Room)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, Lake View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Stateroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Stateroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Corrib Lake View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Presidential Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Corrib

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Cong

Located in Cong, Ashford Castle is in a rural area and on a lake. Ashford Castle and Cong Abbey are local landmarks, and if an activity is on the agenda, check out Ashford Castle Golf Club. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ashford Castle Golf Club - 2 min walk
  • Cong Abbey - 9 min walk
  • Quiet Man Museum - 13 min walk
  • Ballymagibbon Cairn - 9 min drive
  • The Inchagoill Stone - 34 min drive

Getting around

  • Claremorris Station - 37 min drive
  • Shannon (SNN) - 95 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pat Cohan - 10 min walk
  • The Crowe's Nest - 11 min walk
  • Lydon's Bar - 12 min walk
  • Eddies Bar - 11 min drive
  • The Lake Bar - 27 min drive

About this property

Ashford Castle

5-star, family-friendly hotel, walk to Ashford Castle
3 restaurants, a full-service spa and a golf course are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include 3 bars/lounges, a fitness centre and a coffee shop/café. All 82 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, plasma TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.
Ashford Castle offers 82 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including 2 outdoor tennis courts. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

The Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

Awards and affiliations

Ashford Castle is listed in the 2015 Travel + Leisure 500.

Awards and affiliations

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) guests.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Archery
  • Bike rentals
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fishing
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Horse riding/hire
  • Private picnics
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Steam room
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free supervised childcare/activities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf cart
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Couples dining
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Plasma TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 24 December 2020 to 30 April 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 1000 per pet, per stay

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 380.00 per vehicle
  • Pet fee: EUR 1000 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 5 stars.

Property is also known as

Ashford Castle
Ashford Castle Cong
Ashford Castle Hotel
Ashford Castle Hotel Cong
Castle Ashford
Ashford Castle Ireland/Cong
Ashford Castle Cong
Ashford Castle Hotel
Ashford Castle Hotel Cong

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Ashford Castle and receive a full refund?
Yes, Ashford Castle offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Ashford Castle cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Ashford Castle pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of EUR 1000 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at Ashford Castle?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Ashford Castle?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime.
What time is check-out at Ashford Castle?
Checkout is at noon.
Does Ashford Castle provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of EUR 380.00 per vehicle applies.
Where is Ashford Castle located?
This family-friendly Cong hotel is located on a lake, just steps away from Ashford Castle Golf Club and Ashford Castle. Quiet Man Museum and Cong Abbey are also within 15 minutes.
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Rating 5 - Excellent. 297 out of 322 reviews
5 - Excellent 92%
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4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.9/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Our stay at Ashford Castle was one of the most magical exsperenced ever...from the beginning of our stay we were treated like royality ..from mulled wine at checkin to a escorted walk through to our room outlinning the history of tge 800 yr old property..we will definitely be back in 2021 ...❤
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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On arrival the Castle and grounds are stunning. The service given is friendly and welcoming. The only slight disappointment was the food. On the whole and wonderful experience.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Amazing experience, staff so friendly and the food was delicious.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Faultless - the single most impressive hotel I've ever stayed in. Worth every penny!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

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