Ashford Castle Cong

 5 stars
Cong, County Mayo, Cong, Ireland, 0000000000  show mapSave
From  US$ 890
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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   83.

hotel Ashford Castle Cong Cong location

Distance to:

  • City Center - 200 m
  • Airport Carnmore - 35.6km

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.

Facilities

General
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
Room facilities
  • Room service
  • In-room safe
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

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Rooms and availability

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.

Junior Suite

King Size Bed

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    Stateroom

    Lake view

    King Size Bed

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      River view

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        Double Room

        River view, Lake view

        King Size Bed

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          Twin Room

          River view, Lake view

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            Deluxe Double Room

            River view

            King Size Bed

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              Ashford Castle LocationWhat's nearby

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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
                1.0km
              General
              • Cong Abbey
                900 m

              Local Attractions

              • Corrib Cruises
                3.5km
                Ashford Castle, Cong
              • Ballinrobe Races
                11.7km
                Westport Road, Ballinrobe
              • Aughnanure Castle
                12.0km
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              • Breathnachs Bar
                12.0km
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              • Oughterard Golf Club
                12.1km
                Off the N59, Oughterard

              Near the hotel

              • Ireland's School of Falconry
                290 m
                c/o Ashford Castle, Cong
              • Cong the Quiet Man Museum
                840 m
                Main Street, Cong

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Luke Carney's

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

                720 m
                Abbey Street
              • The Hungry Monk Cafe

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

                790 m
                Abbey Steet
              • The Crowe's Nest Bar

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

                840 m
                Main Street

                Phone: 00 353 (0)94 9546243

              • Molly Bloom's

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

                840 m
                Main Street
              • Lydon's Lodge Restaurant

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

                870 m
                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

              4.5
              out of 5
              Exceptional
              Based on 40 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              4.5
              Location
              4.9
              Service
              4.9
              Value
              3.9

              Individual guest reviews

              • The staff were wonderful and met all of our needs, the morning buffet was excellent and the service was friendly and efficient.

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                  5.0
                • Service
                  5
              • The staff were exceptional and the food was delicious.

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                  5.0
                • Service
                  5
              • Staff were always very helpful and breakfast was outstanding and the service there was great.

                My rating for the hotel:

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                  5.0
                • Service
                  5
              • The staff were extremely courteous, overall, food was spectacular.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Service
                  4
              • The staff were very attentive at the onset of our two night stay, the service was prompt and friendly, the George V restaurant was beautiful.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.0
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  1
              • Fine hotel, from the moment we arrived to checkin the staff were wonderful and the food was fantastic, our waitress Orla was cheerful and made our night.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  3
              • Spectacular setting, the staff as very well trained and the meal I had in the main restaurant was the best I have ever had.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  3
              • The gardens and whole setting of the castle are unforgettable, staff takes the same friendly approach you see at Ritz Carltons in the US.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.5
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  4
              • Spectacular setting and service very good. Very comfortable rooms and food superb, beautiful amenities.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  5.0
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • Good hotel, the staff were very helpful, attentive and friendly, the service food in the main dining room was also disappointing. The breakfast was the best we have experienced.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.8
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  3
              • The room was the best we had out of every place we stayed on the emerald isle, the staff were wonderful and The experience overall was great, the food was out of this world good.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  5.0
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • An amazing place, service was excellent and our room had a king and was spotless and well appointed. The food was very good.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.7
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  4
              • A wonderful setting and staff magnificent. Little hot water and again a beautiful breakfast. Pleasant spa.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.2
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  4
              • Ashford castle is the perfect getaway and the staff is very personable, efficient and.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  5.0
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • Great place, excellent service and our children's room was just beautiful. The food was well prepared.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.2
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  3
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