Castle hotels Ireland offer you the chance to take a step back in time and enjoy the unique luxury and history of a castle stay during your vacation in Ireland. Browse our hand-picked selection of magnificent Irish Castle Hotels, each offering its own unique style and grace. Castles in Ireland are renowned the world over for their warm Irish welcome and idyllic Irish surroundings, which when combined with stately luxury and superb cuisine, will make your stay in Ireland an unforgettable vacation experience.
Each of our Irish Castle Hotels boast wonderfully decorated, ornate rooms capturing the glory and mystery of times past. Our Ireland Castles offer all the modern comforts of a luxury hotel, without compromising on the medieval ambience you would expect when you decide to stay in a renowned castle hotel in Ireland.
Welcome to the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel in the West of Ireland, an exclusive 4-star castle hotel in Ireland providing Irish Manor House accommodation, excellent cuisine and service, ideal for those real Irish vacations. Located along the famous Sky Road and overlooking the sea, the Alpine-like village of Clifden provides a beautiful setting. With the backdrop of the Twelve Bens mountain range, nestled in the heart of Connemara, on the West coast of Ireland - this is an ideal destination for a wonderful, stress-free vacation. Tastefully decorated, each bedroom and nine luxury suites offer comfort and style, all with bath/shower, central heating, direct dial telephone, multi-channel television, radio, trouser press, irons, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities.
The Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort in County Limerick, Ireland, is the ultimate vacation destination complete with an 18-hole championship golf course, a luxurious spa, world-class dining facilities, an equestrian centre, fishing, shopping, sightseeing and a host of other estate activities guaranteed to make memories which will last a lifetime. In fact, the excellent golf course hosted the Irish Open Golf Championship in both 2007 & 2008 and it has also been confirmed as the host of the 2026 Golf Ryder Cup.
Ashford Castle, surrounded by the immense lawns and beautiful forests of its 350 acre private estate, overlooking the sparkling waters and picturesque islands of Lough Corrib, is so grand, so beautiful, and so magical, that it is hard to believe your imagination is not playing tricks on you. Yet real it is. In the 13th century a monastery stood on this site, but this was replaced by a castle which became the home of the Guinness brewing family in 1715
Ballynahinch Castle has been intertwined in the history of Connemara and its people for many centuries, from the days of the O'Flaherty chieftains and Grace O'Malley to Humanity Dick Martin and H.R.H. the Maharaja Ranjitsinji. Open log fires glow in our reception rooms and all your needs will be attended to. Soft restful colour schemes harmonize with the natural charm of the surroundings in our tastefully decorated bedrooms.
Ballyseede Castle is one of Ireland's best known Castle Hotels. Passing through the Castle entrance, itself an imposing gated entry with block granite pillars standing silently on guard, you will enter the Castle estate, it’s very own thirty acres of grounds encompassing gardens and lush green woodland. This elegant Castle Hotel has been fought over, lived in and loved for generations and carries it’s ancient grandeur into our present day.
Cabra Castle stands on 88 acres of gardens and parkland, with its own 9-hole golf course. Cabra Castle boasts a proud history dating as far back as 1760. Treat yourself to a stay in this magnificent castle accommodation in Ireland. Cabra's long history lends a mature, cultured air to the castle which can be felt by one and all as they stroll along the castle's impressive hallways and stairwells. Just one and a half hours from Dublin, Cabra Castle is an ideal base from which to discover the mystery and the magic of County Cavan, the Lake Country - a county with an ancient and colorful heritage.
Dromoland Castle, one of finest castle hotels in Ireland, offers guests the experience of living like landed gentry, surrounded by luxury, beauty and service. The castle, a magnificent Renaissance structure built in the 16th Century, was once the royal seat of the O'Brien Clan. Refurbished and transformed into a luxury castle hotel in 1962, it retains priceless reminders of the castle's historic past. Splendid woodcarvings and stone statuary, hand-carved paneling and fine antique furnishings surround guests. On Dromoland Castle's 375 acre estate guests at this outstanding castle accommodation in Ireland can hunt, fish, ride horseback, or play golf, tennis and more.
Glin Castle, one of Ireland’s most historic properties, has been in the FitzGerald family, hereditary Knights of Glin, for over 700 years. The castle with its superb interiors, decorative plasterwork, and collections of Irish furniture and paintings, stands on the bank of the River Shannon surrounded by formal gardens and parkland and in the middle of 500 acres of wood and dairy farm. One hour’s drive from Shannon airport, half an hour from Ballybunion championship golf course and within easy reach of three other such courses, including the new Greg Norman links course, Doonbeg.
A resplendent Gothic revival Ireland castle hotel standing in woodlands on the slopes of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, the sheer size and beauty of the estate (20,000 acres) is breathtaking. Kinnitty Castle is located almost equidistant from Dublin, Limerick and Galway. Having recently undergone a £3 million refurbishment to put it among Ireland's leading luxury hotels, Kinnitty Castle is an exceptional retreat for lovers of good food and the great outdoors. The wealth of wildlife and game make it a paradise for almost every country pursuit. Don't miss Kinnitty Castle on your trip to Ireland.
Markree Castle, in Collooney, County Sligo, wasthe ancestral seat of the Cooper family, partially moated by the River Unshin. Today it is a small but elegant family-run hotel. For 350 years, the Cooper family has been living in the mighty Markree Castle in county Sligo in Ireland, which is quite unique. This fine castle hotel in Ireland lies in the romantic landscape where the poet Yeats found his inspiration, north of awe-inspiring Connemara and south of the beautiful Donegal coast, with the impressive cliffs of Bunglass and Magho make a trip to this part of Ireland a memorable one.
Waterford Castle, located two miles from Waterford City is uniquely situated on its own private 310 acre island on the River Suir, surrounded by woodlands and an 18-hole championship golf course. Waterford Castle offers castle accommodation in Ireland of a superb standard and is currently the only Deluxe Hotel in the South East of Ireland. The castle's 19 bedrooms are bright and airy with stunning views of the surrounding estate, the guests live here rather than simply stay here.
Bellingham Castle is an elegant and spacious 17th Century Irish castle, set on the banks of the beautiful River Glyde. Situated in the centre of the medieval village of Castlebellingham in County Louth and accessed via a private, tree-flanked driveway, Bellingham Castle itself is the centrepiece of a spectacular 17 acre estate that includes a weir and man-made river island, beautiful formal gardens and parkland.