Ashford Castle Cong  5 stars

Cong, County Mayo, Cong, Ireland, 0000000000  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This Irish castle dates back to the 13th century and has beautiful gardens and a school of falconry. It's the former estate of the Guinness family and was made a hotel in 1939. The staff bends over backwards for guests and the pub is splendid.

Overview

The Ashford Castle Hotel is conveniently located in the scenic and vivid area on the northern shores of Lough Corrib, close to the medieval city of Galway on the west coast of Ireland.

This luxurious property, opened as a hotel in 1939, houses the medieval castle that dates back to 1228. It comprises the great hall, lavishly decorated with rich paneling, fine period pieces and masterpiece paintings, a golf course, dining venues, whirlpool, fully equipped gymnasium and lake view conservatory.

The hotel includes 83 comfortable guestrooms that include original features. All rooms are equipped with modern amenities, like broadband internet connection, satellite TV with pay per view movies, direct dial telephone and minibar.

Guests are provided with the elegant George V restaurant, serving the best classical food with a modern emphasis, including the local dishes and a wide wine list.

The Ashford Castle Hotel places approximately 200m from the bus stop and 30km from the Galway Airport.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   82.

City Center Cong - 3700 ft
Airports Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC) - 32.3 mi, Shannon (SNN) - 59.2 mi
Restaurants Luke Carney's (cuisine: International) - 2400 ft, the hungry monk (cuisine: Irish) - 2600 ft

Rooms

The hotel comprises a wide range of luxuriant rooms and suites with the classic wooden furniture, elegant curtains, coffee table, as well as work desk with lamp and comfy sofa. All rooms are equipped with the up-to-date amenities, including the satellite TV, direct dial telephone with voicemail, wireless internet connection, safe deposit box, minibar and private bathroom.

Dining options

Guests are offered the creative cooking, inspired by seasonal ingredients and an innovative menu in the finest George V restaurant. The Drawing Room offers Irish and international favorites along with a selection of traditional afternoon teas. Also you can dine in the stunning castle gardens overlooking Lough Corrib. The Cullen’s at the Cottage offers a bistro-style menu with seafood for informal event at any time of the day.

Work

The property comprises two conference rooms perfect for business meetings and social events from 12 till 70 persons. The meeting facilities include professional conference team, high-speed Wi-Fi connection and audio-visual equipment.

Leisure

The hotel’s health and beauty facilities with dedicated spa treatment rooms offer you to recover your body and soul. The outdoor activities include nine hole golf course, falconry school, equestrian centre, archery, clay pigeon shooting and fishing.

Additional features

The venue offers the following additional features, namely the fitness centre, whirlpool, sauna, steam bath and meeting rooms, as well as transfer service, luggage storage, laundry, dry cleaning and ironing services, tour desk and car rental.

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Facilities

General
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
  • Horseback riding
  • Animation
Room view
  • Lake view
  • River view
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Ceiling fan
Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Bathroom telephone
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Analog data port
  • Voice mail
  • Free movies/video
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Direct dial telephone

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Check-Out

until  12 pm

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The hotel comprises a wide range of luxuriant rooms and suites with the classic wooden furniture, elegant curtains, coffee table, as well as work desk with lamp and comfy sofa. All rooms are equipped with the up-to-date amenities, including the satellite TV, direct dial telephone with voicemail, wireless internet connection, safe deposit box, minibar and private bathroom.

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            What's nearby

            What's nearby.

            The Ashford Castle Hotel is located close to the Cong Abbey, the Westport, the Quiet Man Museum, the Inchagoill, the Dry Canal and the Monk Fishhouse.

            Popular areas
            • City Center
              3300 ft
            Places of interest
            • Cong Abbey
              3000 ft

            Local Attractions

            • Ross Errily Friary
              8.6 mi
              Headford
            • Quiet Man Bridge
              9.3 mi
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            Near the hotel

            • Cong the Quiet Man Museum
              2800 ft
              Main Street, Cong

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Luke Carney's

              75% likes this, based on 42 reviews
              Cuisine: International

              2400 ft
              Abbey Street
            • the hungry monk

              75% likes this, based on 83 reviews
              Cuisine: Irish

              2600 ft
              Abbey Steet
            • The Crowe's Nest Bar

              62% likes this, based on 113 reviews
              Cuisine: Bar

              2800 ft
              Main Street

              Phone: 00 353 (0)94 9546243

            • Molly Bloom's

              84% likes this, based on 28 reviews
              Cuisine: Irish

              2800 ft
              Main Street
            • Lydon's Lodge Restaurant

              79% likes this, based on 96 reviews
              Cuisine: Irish

              2900 ft
              Circular Road

              Phone: +353 (0)94 9546053

            Getting there.

            If you arrive at the Galway International Airport, you can easily reach the hotel by means of the bus or taxi, or using the hotel airport shuttle service.

            Getting around.

            The venue is 200m from the bus stop, about 30km from the Galway Airport and the Railway Station. Besides, there is the parking space close to the hotel.

            Ashford Castle Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ashford Castle

            Average guest rating

            9.0
            out of 10
            Exceptional
            Based on 40 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Service
            9.7
            Value
            7.8
            Rooms
            9.1
            Location
            9.9

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