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The Lodge at Ashford Castle

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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

From start to finish my experience of the lodge at ashford castle surpassed even my high expectations. Driving into the castle estate, the grounds are absolutely breathtaking and just beg to be explored. Our accommodations in the lodge were immaculate, beautifully decorated and so comfortable (the beds...wow!) I could have spent hours sitting in the quay bar in the lodge...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to read that we surpassed your expectations. I am glad you enjoyed our entrance drive and overlooking the grounds from some great vantage points on the way to The Lodge. Thank you for your kind comments regarding our accommodation, we benefit from having the...

Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Arrived at lodge and was welcomed to the lodge immediately on entering the building. Check in was very pleasant and fast. Our allocated room was in the courtyard, very nice , warm but we missed not having a bath. The tropical shower head though was invigorating. We chose to dine in the bar, maybe not such a good idea, or...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to read of your experiences whilst visiting us on the Ashford Estate and that the staff welcomed you from the moment you arrived. I am happy to hear that check in was efficient, I am sorry that your room...

Reviewed 11 January 2016

I stayed here at the beginning of January with a group of friends for a friend’s birthday. We were all blown away by not only the hotel itself but by the service we were given from all the staff from the moment we arrived to the time of check out. Padraic kindly showed us to our rooms and helped us...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay of The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to read of you and your group’s experience while here on the estate. Thank you for your comments about the team and I will be sure to pass your thanks onto Padraic. It is great to read of your...

Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 11 January 2016

A truly magnificent experience overall! The staff at this beautiful hotel went above and beyond what I would expect of good service.The chefs in the Wilde's restaurant took great care in preparing and presenting food which suited my numerous food allergies and intolerances ( Nuts,Gluten & Dairy). I have never experienced such care and consideration in a restaurant before and...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to read that we exceeded your expectations in service and that we could cater our menu to suit your specific needs, our kitchen team lead by our Head Chef Jonathan Keane, are delighted to assist with any requirements, thank you for letting us know...

Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing three night break in The Lodge at the end of October with my husband and our dog. We had the most amazing time there which of course was complemented by fantastic weather. Our room was luxurious, it was really a suite with a sitting room downstairs. Our dog had her own bed, water and food bowls, there's...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to read that you, your husband and dog had an amazing time here at The Lodge in one of our duplex suites. It is great to note that all our pet amenities were present including our doggie menu! I...

West Sussex
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We were married in The Lodge at Ashford Castle in August 2014. The experience from our first enquiry through to the day after our wedding was second to none. The charm of the venue really is equally matched with the charm of The Lodge staff; no request was too much and all enquiries were dealt with in a timely, professional...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing your wedding with us at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to read that from the very beginning, right through to the day your experience was what you expected and that the team here played their part to make your day as special as possible. Thank you for your special mention to...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stayed at The Lodge for a wedding in early December. This hotel is wonderful, and one of the better ones we stayed at. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our rooms. The room was stunning. Possibly one of the best rooms I've stayed in on my travels. Big and comfortable. Bed was soft and relaxing, bathrooms were well...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to read that you attended a wedding with us in December and that your stay was too short! We are very lucky with our room inventory, their general size and layout tend to be to our guests expectations, and...

Reviewed 6 January 2016

Stayed for one night getaway. In the grounds of Ashford castle, so stunning surroundings. Access to the main hotel not possible because of its being booked out by private party, which was a pity as we planned to have a drink there, But the Lodge is fantastic in its own right. Bar is nice with an adjacent lounge area. Rooms...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am sorry to learn of your intended visit to Ashford Castle did not go as planned, unfortunately Ashford Castle and The Lodge are two separate businesses with two different operating teams, therefore the only way of guaranteeing entry to the Castle is by booking your stay...

Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night over the Christmas period. This was our 3rd time in the hotel and we were not disappointed. From start to finish the hotel staff were friendly and helpful. There have been some changes to the hotel, including an upgrade in the wifi connection. All of the changes have improved the overall quality and experience of...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Lodge at Ashford Castle on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you were on your third visit and that the team were friendly and helpful. I am glad to note that you have seen a positive change since the ownership and that investment in fundamental hotel...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Stayed in the lodge over Christmas 2015 and had an excellent stay. The room was a superior duplex which was both very spacious and comfortable. The bed has to have been one of the most comfortable I have stayed in. Only thing missing from the room was the presence of a bath which would have been great to rest weary...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, I am delighted to read of your visit over Christmas. I am delighted to read you enjoyed our duplex suites, which are planned to be refurbished over the coming months, thank you for your comment regarding the bathroom we will certainly take...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the 360 acre Ashford Castle estate over looking Lough Corrib, The Lodge at Ashford Castle provides an exemplary country house experience, the Lodge offers Contemporary country cooking using local artisan produce in the relaxing lake view dining rooms. Beautifully designed deluxe rooms (24) and suites (26) combined with an outdoor Tub and Sauna are sure to provide the perfect escape. Banqueting facilities include a glass walled Harbor Room that can welcome up to 200 wedding guests, a boardroom for meetings and screening room for private dining. Estate activities including golf, Falconry and Horse riding are all available along this beautiful estate. We are delighted to now be part of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Address: The Quay, Cong, Ireland (Formerly Lisloughrey Lodge)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Cong
Price Range: ₹ 12,864 - ₹ 25,856 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lodge at Ashford Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Go for The Quay Suites!”
stuartfogarty, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 134 (Brennan) is on the inner courtyard. It is quite small but nice.”
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ktburgess, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The duplex or deluxe rooms are more spacious”
tonys1232, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in main house a syou have to walk outside to gain access to courtyard rooms.”
ClaudiaRose, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The two level suites are perfect for anyone traveling with their dogs.”
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