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Overview of Lough Eske Castle

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4.6 / 5Wonderful
475 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly

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Highlights

Popular LocationArdnamona Gardens9 min drive
Popular LocationDonegal Castle10 min drive
Popular LocationDonegal Bay Waterbus10 min drive
AirportDonegal (CFN)75 min drive

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  • Courtyard

    Courtyard

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Twin Room (Guest Room)

    Deluxe Twin Room (Guest Room)

    Room amenities

    • 46 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room

    Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 46 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Garden Suite

    Garden Suite

    Room amenities

    • 84 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Junior Suite

    Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room

    Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 46 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Donegal

Located in Donegal, Lough Eske Castle is in a rural location and on a lake. O'Donnel's Castle and Abbey Assaroe are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Bluestack Mountains and Ardnamona Gardens. Travelling with kids? Consider Donegal Castle and Donegal Bay Waterbus. Windsurfing and surfing/boogie boarding offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking nearby.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ardnamona Gardens - 9 min drive
  • Donegal Castle - 10 min drive
  • Donegal Bay Waterbus - 10 min drive
  • Rossnowlagh Beach - 27 min drive
  • Lough Derg - 54 min drive

Getting around

  • Dublin (DUB) - 166 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Cedars Restaurant – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast and dinner daily. Reservations required. Kids' menu available.
  • Gallery Bar – Bistro with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Kids' menu available.
  • Father Browne Bar – Bistro with a bar offering Irish cuisine. Serves dinner daily.

About this property

Lough Eske Castle

Family-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and full-service spa
Along with 3 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a fitness centre and a spa tub. All 96 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Free wired Internet and premium bedding are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with digital channels.
Lough Eske Castle offers 96 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

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
Free valet parking
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: EUR 30 per person
3 restaurants
2 bars/lounges
24-hour room service

Things to do

Fishing
Fitness centre
Free bike hire
Full-service spa
Hiking/biking trails
Indoor pool
Sauna
Hot tub
Steam room

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Indoor pool
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Ballroom
Banquet hall
Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Gift shop/newsstand
Library
Reception hall

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

Dutch
English
French
German
Russian
Spanish

Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms
Conference space (549 square feet)

Outdoors

Garden
Terrace

Spa

8 treatment rooms
Aromatherapy
Body scrubs
Body treatments
Body wraps
Couples treatment room(s)
Facials
Manicures and pedicures
Massages
Massage/treatment rooms
Sauna
Hot tub

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

Fireplace in reception
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Blackout drapes/curtains
Heating
Linens
Portable fan
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Deep-soaking bathtub
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Separate bathtub and shower
Towels

Entertainment

32-inch flat-screen TV
Digital channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water

More

Desk
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Local maps
Phone
Safe
Slippers
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and midnight

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 25 per accommodation, per stay.
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting 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

American Express
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 30 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 25 per accommodation, 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 are 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.
    Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.

Guest reviews

4.6

Wonderful

5 - Excellent
370
4 - Good
63
3 - Okay
18
2 - Mediocre
17
1 - Poor
7
4.7
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

It’s a flipping castle. Where you get a luxurious room. Enough said.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Fabulous staff excellent choice for visitors from everywhere 👍🍀 staff was incredible Johnny and Lotic in dining room were amazing ambassadors for their hotel

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, great atmosphere, excellent food and music that night in the bar. our dogs had a great time too

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

An exceptional building and setting; the perfect place for a short break to recharge our batteries. The attentive and friendly staff enhanced the lovely experience - very memorable. Would highly recommend.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020