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Ashford Castle

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Pool
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

Overview of Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle

5.0 star property

9.8/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
Map
Ashford Castle, Cong, Co. Mayo, F31 CA48

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

Room options

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.

What's nearby

  • Ashford Castle Golf Club - 2 min walk
  • Cong Abbey - 9 min walk
  • Cong Mini Golf Club - 12 min walk
  • Quiet Man Museum - 13 min walk
  • Ballymagibbon Cairn - 9 min drive

Getting around

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

About this property

Ashford Castle

5-star luxury hotel by the lake
At Ashford Castle, you can look forward to 18 holes of golf, a round-trip airport shuttle and a terrace. Adventurous travellers may like the archery, horse riding and cycling at this hotel. Treat yourself to a massage, a body treatment or a facial at The Spa, the on-site spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 on-site restaurants. Enjoy the gym, as well as activities such as fishing. In addition to shopping on site and a coffee shop/cafe, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Free self-parking and valet parking
  • Bike hire, 2 outdoor tennis courts and multilingual staff
  • Massage treatment rooms, wedding services and laundry services
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All 82 individually furnished rooms include comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to thoughtful touches, such as air conditioning and dressing gowns.
Extra amenities include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and pillowtop mattresses
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and bidets
  • Plasma TVs with premium channels
  • Daily housekeeping and phones

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.
Ashford Castle is listed in the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.

Languages

English

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)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing 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 (surcharge)
  • Free supervised childcare

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

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 (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

More

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

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath 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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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 1000, per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of EUR 1000 per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
1 per room (up to 50 lbs/23 kg)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 520 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 2)
  • Pet deposit: EUR 1000 per stay
  • 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 reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

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

Is Ashford Castle pet-friendly?

Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 50 lbs per pet. There's a deposit of EUR 1000 per stay and a fee of EUR 1000 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 28 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 15 Dec 2022 start from €525.00, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

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 4:00 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 520 per vehicle applies.

Where is Ashford Castle located?

This family-friendly Cong hotel is located on a lake, just steps away from Ashford Castle and Ashford Castle Golf Club. Quiet Man Museum and Cong Abbey are also within 15 minutes.

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.

Overall score and ratings

9.8

Exceptional

Rating 10 - Excellent. 340 out of 369 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 92%
Rating 8 - Good. 22 out of 369 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 6%
Rating 6 - Okay. 4 out of 369 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 1%
Rating 4 - Poor. 2 out of 369 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 1%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 1 out of 369 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 0%

9.9/10

Cleanliness

9.9/10

Staff & service

9.8/10

Amenities

9.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.5/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Excellent

Feargal
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful stay - treated like royalty the entire time.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

Pooja
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Beautiful castle. An experience to stay
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

Daisy
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

James
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Exceptional at every moment
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

6/10 Okay

Daniel
Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
I loved everything about the Ashford experience. Except I paid over 5k a night for a suite and the AC did not work. I told the staff and they did nothing. I was unable to sleep because it was so hot in the room. For 5K a night I think I deserve some good AC.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Barbara
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The castle is unique by itself. The opportunity for unique activities such as skeet shooting and falconry delighted us.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Elizabeth
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything about this hotel is excellent
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Stephanie
Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The staff felt like family. They genuinely cared.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

John
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

MARIAN
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fabulous castle with magnificent gardens
Don’t miss walking in the truly magnificent gardens.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022