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Ashford Castle
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Cong, Ireland

Ashford Castle

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Elegant historic castle.

The 800-year-old Ashford Castle is set on 350-acres of ancient woodland. This 13th-century estate overlooks Lough Corrib, one of the largest lakes in Ireland.

Insider Tip

Enjoy a wine tasting experience in an authentic wine cellar that was once the coal bunkers for the Guinness family.

Where You’re Staying

Each of the 83 accommodations are individually designed and decorated with antique furniture, bespoke carpets and beds, and unique works of art. Accommodations feature bold color palettes with luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Select rooms in the oldest wing of the castle feature original fireplaces and high ceilings. The Hideaway Cottage is a former boathouse, set on the shores of Lough Corrib.

Where to Dine

George V Dining Room serves fine Irish cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients, some grown on the estate grounds. The Dungeon offers traditional Irish fare in a relaxed environment. The seasonal Cullen’s at the Cottage features causal international and local dishes during the summer. Enjoy afternoon tea in the Drawing Room or an evening cocktail at The Prince of Wales Bar or Billiards Room.

Where to Relax

Ashford Spa offers a hammam, steam room, whirlpool, relaxation pool with a Celtic mural, and five treatment rooms. The Ashford Castle Ritual combines five specialized spa treatments and includes a massage, hair treatment, and facial.

Worth Experiencing

Tee off at the castle’s nine-hole golf course or at a number of surrounding golf courses. Cruise Lough Corrib on a passenger vessel or in a traditional wooden boat. Fish in Lough Corrib with a local guide. Horseback ride across the grounds. Practice clay shooting and archery. Fly a Harris Hawk around the estate.

Features
Guided Adventures
Golf Course
Historic
Secluded
Pet-Friendly
Romantic
Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa On-Site
Fitness Center On-Site
Pool On-Site
Private Villas
Location

Cong, County Mayo F31CA48 Ireland

Shannon Airport.

Remember, Platinum Card Members receive:
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Noon check-in, when available
  • 4:00 p.m. check-out guaranteed
  • Complimentary Wi‑Fi
Unique Amenity

US$ 100 Food and beverage credit to be used during your stay

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