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Dromoland Castle

Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
+353 61 368 144
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Wonderful Castle experience

Stunning grounds and gardens. Well appointed and pristine dreamlike hotel. Gorgeous castle to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dromoland Castle Hotel

A fabulous place to treat yourself to. The castle is really great and staff are wonderful, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin B
County Dublin, Ireland
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Transformed into a luxury hotel in 1962, this castle is a magnificent Renaissance structure built in the 16th century and once served as the royal seat of the O?Brien clan.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“golf course” (33 reviews)
“hawk walk” (19 reviews)
“high tea” (8 reviews)
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
+353 61 368 144
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stunning grounds and gardens. Well appointed and pristine dreamlike hotel. Gorgeous castle to explore - so take advantage of the gardens and walks. Top notch dining rooms and royal treatment the entire visit. Lovely carriage ride tour about the property. Spa treatments and Golf are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fabulous place to treat yourself to. The castle is really great and staff are wonderful, and never intrusive. Rooms are very well appointed, and the dining experience at The King Thomond restaurant is fantastic.

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved every minute I was here. The rooms stunningly beautiful, the grounds stunning, food great maybe slightly overpriced. The whole experience a dream of a lifetime

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great look around the castle today.......it's wet out. What a place! It is an expansive building with lots of small hide away nooks and crannies. Worth a look

Thank 734runnerbrady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not stay at the Dromoland Castle Hotel, but stopped on our way through Ireland to do the Hawk Walk. It was the highlight of our trip. There were four in our party and Damien, our instructor and guide, walked us through the grounds...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My group spent one night at Dromoland Castle and it was absolutely amazing. The Castle grounds are beautiful. The lobby of the Castle is lovely. The staff were excellent and cared that your stay was the best it could be. The beds at this hotel...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set on the grounds of what is now an exclusive golf course, the Dromoland Castle has fountains, a pond with swans and fishing, archery, carriage rides, etc. The "castle" sprawls with wings going in several directions. We followed a staff member for 10 minutes before...More

Thank L6251LTamyl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Astounding accomodations in this grand old castle ...we have stayed here twice in the past two years...simply the best...the grounds are just as nice...

Thank Jrye2014
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This was truly a 5 star hotel.. The interior decorations were spot on. The ground were emaciate and the golf course was challenging . You are required to wear a jacket in the dining room. They will have one for you if you have forgotten...More

Thank carolcS5085TI
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Nice place if you like castles but really need to relax the jacket in the main dining room rule come on 2017 the hotel feel very pretentious

Thank Joe M
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Dee L
12 April 2017|
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Response from MMKSt_Augustine_FL | Reviewed this property |
It's a hotel, they meet you at the door and take your car away and take in your bags. I'd email them about tours or meals. It's pretty impressive.
23 February 2017|
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Response from PJflorida_13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the castle and grounds are beautiful. The carriage ride gives you gives you history of Ireland and the castle.
24 March 2015|
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Response from murnauontour | Reviewed this property |
hi there I would expect that they could do breakfast since there is a restaurant there that's not just for guests, but I couldn't say for certain. I am sure a quick phone call would sort that. I think it would be a great... More