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Clontarf Castle Hotel

4.0 of 5 Castle Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin D3, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I will keep it short and sweet since there are already a ton of reviews on here. The staff was incredibly helpful and answered all of our questions with a smile. The bar staff was also friendly and the drink prices were actually pretty low for a 4-star hotel bar. Located in a quaint neighborhood so it's nice and cozy,... More 

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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The castle-like building and the lobby are beautiful. The lobby areas has several fireplaces and different very comfortable seating areas. There is food and drink service throughout the lobby. Really nice to hang out and read. The decor was beautiful around Christmas. The surrounding neighborhood is quite upscale with beautiful houses, churches, gardens and even a really cool old cemetery.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely location, strikingly attractive architecture on display here. The Food & Guinness here is legendary. The restaurant is Top Class, for dinner & equally impressive for breakfast. The rooms are pure lush luxury. Complementary Taxi shuttle to Eastpoint Business Park for work trips. Home from home past few weeks. Love it.

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Madrid, Spain
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I generally stay for work and location is perfect for my office. Rooms are OK, breakfast is OK, pub style dinner is OK ... in other words, it's all good. But I don't think it's all good to live off a "scenery setting" forever. Hotel per se needs some upgrading like right now. Fine to live in a castle, it's... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Before attending a wedding in Dublin, a number of our family members stayed at Clontarf Castle Hotel. The lobby, medieval in appearance with stone, dark wood and armor, was beautifully decorated in a purple theme to match the carpet and general decor. Candles and a roaring fire warmed us as we entered the hotel. While our initial encounter with staff... More 

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Denise W, Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of everybody here at the castle thank you for your very kind comments about the team and facilities. I am thrilled that you enjoyed our beautiful decorations in our lobby We appreciate all kinds of feedback and we very much value your comments as it is only through constructive feedback that we are able to enhance the overall... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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147 reviews 147 reviews
25 hotel reviews
321 helpful votes 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had the absolute pleasure of staying here for 2 nights. How many people can say that for a fantastic rate they stayed in an 800 year old castle? The renovations were tastefully done, without causing the hotel to lose its sense of history. The standard room I stayed in was comfortable and had what you would need in a hotel... More 

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Denise W, Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you had such a memorable experience and we thank you for your kind comments about the exceptional service that we are so proud to deliver to all our guests. I am delighted that our location worked for you and that the Knights bar was a big hit. Every one of my colleagues’ endeavor to... More 

Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the third time we've stayed at Clontarf Castle over the past few years and we're never sorry. Everything is superb. The accommodations and ambience are perfect for us. The location, although away from the City Center is very conveniently reached by bus or taxi. We don't feel the need to go any further for good food in either... More 

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Denise W, Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a brilliant review following your stay with usWe are absolutely delighted to hear that you had such a magnificent stay with us. Our team here at The Castle are very passionate about delivering a highly personalized service and I am very glad this was apparent to you. We hope it is... More 

Bloomfield, MI
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Clontarf at the recommendation of good friends. As stated before, they have done a wonderful job building a modern hotel around portions of an old castle. We drove in from the airport after flying in from the airport. We arrived early afternoon and were not surprised our room wasn't ready yet but the... More 

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Denise W, Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I was delighted to hear the hotel and staff exceeded your expectations. I was also delighted to read that you and your husband had time to avail of the dining facilities here at the Hotel and that you enjoyed them so much. Thank you for all your comments about the service... More 

New York, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the grounds and the castle are a dream come true, the perfect place for a romanic weekend or a wedding... every aspect is well groomed. a must for castle lovers! having said that the restaurant and food in general is to avoid at all cost. worst food i have ever had. great presentation but when you taste it, it actually... More 

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Denise W, Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I was delighted to hear the hotel and staff exceeded your expectations during your recent stay. I was very disappointed to read that you were so unimpressed with the quality of food at the hotel. I will be sure to pass on your feedback to our management and staff. We hope... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable stay at the Clontarf. The building is wonderful with exposed parts of the original castle, huge original fireplaces and a cosy bar. The staff were extremely helpful and went out of their way to help.

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Thank you for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you had such a memorable experience and we thank you for your kind comments about the exceptional service that we are so proud to deliver to all our guests. I will be sure to pass on your feedback to our management and staff and look... More 

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Address: Castle Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin D3, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Clontarf Castle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 111
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