Ashford Castle Hotel - Cong

Cong Cong Mayo, Cong, Ireland, 0000000000  show map
 5 stars
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Ashford Castle Hotel - Cong

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Archery

Scuba diving

Horseback riding

Water skiing

Fishing

Canoeing

Cycling

Hiking

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

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.

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.

Services

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

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free public parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Water skiing
  • Scuba diving
  • Canoeing
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Archery
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bank service
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Game room
  • DVDs/Videos for children
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Animation
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Ashford Castle Hotel - Cong Cong location
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Hotel Address:

Cong Cong Mayo, Cong, Ireland, 0000000000

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City Center
  • Cong
    1.0km
Airports
  • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
    51.8km
  • Shannon (SNN)
    95.4km
Restaurants
  • Luke Carney's (cuisine: International)
    640 m
  • the hungry monk (cuisine: Irish)
    710 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    82

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.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Ashford Castle Hotel - Cong Cong location
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            Hotel Address:

            Cong Cong Mayo, Cong, Ireland, 0000000000

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Cong
              1.0km
            Airports
            • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
              51.8km
            • Shannon (SNN)
              95.4km
            Restaurants
            • Luke Carney's (cuisine: International)
              640 m
            • the hungry monk (cuisine: Irish)
              710 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              82

            Ashford Castle Location

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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 - 900 m

            Places of interest

            • Cong Abbey - 800 m
            • Race Course Ballinrobe - 11.8km

            Local Attractions

            • Ross Errily Friary - 13.9km
              Headford
            • Quiet Man Bridge - 15.1km
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            Near the hotel

            • Cong the Quiet Man Museum - 760 m
              Main Street, Cong

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Luke Carney's - 640 m

                Address: Abbey Street

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

              • The Crowe's Nest Bar - 760 m

                Address: Main Street
                Phone: 00 353 (0)94 9546243

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

              • Cohan Pub - 760 m

                Address: main Street

                69% likes this, based on 27 reviews
                Cuisine: Pub

              • the hungry monk - 710 m

                Address: Abbey Steet

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

              • Molly Bloom's - 760 m

                Address: Main Street

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

              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.

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                82
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              Ashford Castle Reviews

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

              Average guest rating

              9.0out of 10
              Exceptional
              Based on 44 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Service
              9.7
              Value
              7.8
              Rooms
              9.1
              Location
              9.9

              Individual guest reviews

              • Family with children
                10.0

                Nice location on the shore of Lake Corrib, short walk distance to Ashford Castle. Friendly and helpfull staff, good breakfast and restaurant in the evening.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                Wonderful location. Beautiful lodge newly renovated. We had a suite and it was really luxurious. Treatments were great in the treatment rooms. Really relaxing atmosphere and well maintained hotel.

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                The room was very luxurious; bathrobes, heated towel warmer, heated bathroom floor! It was very deceiving from the outside; don't judge a book by its cover!

              • Couple
                8.4

                The actual place itself was fabulous, location etc staff were very nice.

                The bar food was very expensive. I did try and get a package where dinner was included but the price I was quoted to include dinner was craxy. I felt it was very expensive and there is definetly better deals in other good hotels i.e the Ice house etc. I was also very dissapointed with the breakfast, I thought i was just average considering the bar food etc was so nice and what I have heard of the restaurant food etc. Also, I like a lot of people love a bath and none of your deluxe suites have a bath which is ridiculous so I had to pay another 55 Euros for a quay suit just so I could have a bath in my room. A bath in a room should be standard

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Ashford Castle Hotel - Cong Cong location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Cong Cong Mayo, Cong, Ireland, 0000000000

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Cong
                1.0km
              Airports
              • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC)
                51.8km
              • Shannon (SNN)
                95.4km
              Restaurants
              • Luke Carney's (cuisine: International)
                640 m
              • the hungry monk (cuisine: Irish)
                710 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                82