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Dromoland Castle Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Limerick-Ennis Road | Co.Clare, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
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Granby, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staying in a Castle was a once in a life time check mark on my bucket list. The grounds are BEAUTIFUL! and the history of the hotel is very interesting, it was so easy and kinda fun to just roam the halls and get lost. The food was good but not excellent. I must say if your a golfer this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Outstanding stay at the Castle. Beautiful setting with excellent meals. Played golf and the course was in good shape, the greens were true and a fun time. Took the kids to Falconry and had a wonderful time walking the grounds and flying the birds. Only negative is no air conditioning if it warm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really expensive but also really nice with lots of attention to details. Nice grounds and everything well maintained. Kids loved the falconry, go carts, and suite. Very kid oriented hotel which was nice for us. I would recommend splurging for a suite- we really liked ours! Also if you've got little kids take time to get bread and feed the... More

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Seymour, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have been planning a trip to Ireland for the past two years. We finally decided on a 8 day trip with a reputable tour company. We decided to add the one day extension because it would mean staying at the Dromoland Castle. This extra day came with a hefty price but we felt it would be... More

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Husband & I recently spent our anniversary at Dromoland during an anniversary trip. After trekking about Ireland, it was a wonderful relief to arrive at Dromoland. We checked in, and set out to explore the grounds via bikes (available at the golf shop). Peaceful, beautiful, serene setting. Just breathtaking. After biking, we returned to our room to get ready for... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

At the moment I am having a visitor from my home country and last Monday we decided to visit the Dromoland Castle restaurant for a meal. Everything was perfect, food was excellent, service as well. After the meal we took a walk on the grounds around and later returned to the bar to attend the music session and to have... More

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Hotel was exemplary in every respect. It is the finest hotel we have ever experienced, in service to its guests, maintenance of the rooms, gardens and golf course. The staff were extraordinary attentive without being intrusive. The grounds are spectacular. Our room exceeded all expectations. We must report that Tony Frisbee, performed admirably in his management of the restaurants.

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Holiday W Thank you most sincerely for your very kind review, I know your comments will give the team a great boost, it is through feedback such as yours that makes all our efforts worthwhile. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to visit us in the not too distant future. Sincerely Mark Nolan... More

Austin, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Certainly not your cookie cutter hotel! Very stately and grand with deep rich carpets and sweeping staircase. Our room overlooked the circle courtyard with the hedges cut in a beautiful design. This is were the lobby entry was but seemed like the back of the hotel instead. Very nice. Our room was palatial but I know that others in our... More

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ahyden Many thanks for choosing to stay at Dromoland Castle during your recent visit to Ireland. We are delighted you enjoyed your time in Ireland and indeed at our hotel. We hope the we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to visit us again soon. Best Wishes Mark Nolan & All the Team More

Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent two nights on our recent journey to London and Ireland, and only wish we could've had a longer stay at this beautiful location! This is definitely a "destination resort", and historical value aside, as well as the whole intrigue of staying in a castle, this hotel was magnificent. Our room was called a stateroom (Phaedrig Stateroom, Room 313),... More

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marsh 551 Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback, we really appreciate you taking the time to post such a comprehensive review on your recent stay with us. I will be sure to pass your comments on to Dave, Bruce and the entire team. Once again, many thanks for your great recommendation, I hope that we have the... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is great if you've ever dreamed of trying to sleep in a sauna. I would have never went there had I known they didn't have A/C in the rooms. It ruined my trip as I spent sleepless nights because it was so hot in the room. The temperature outside dropped into the 60's but even with daytime temps... More

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bill4145 I am truly very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We are experiencing some extreme very unusual humid weather conditions here at the moment and because our hotel is a very old castle it is not possible for us to have air-conditioning throughout the building. We are doing our very best to ensure all... More

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Address: Limerick-Ennis Road | Co.Clare, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Newmarket-on-Fergus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Dromoland Castle Hotel 5*
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Dromoland Castle Ireland
Castle Dromoland Ireland
Dromoland Castle Hotel Ireland/Newmarket-On-Fergus

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With an extraordinary history stretching back to the 5th Century, the Dromoland Castle 5 Star Hotel in Ireland was originally the ancestral home of one of the few families of Gaelic Royalty; direct descendants of Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland. Approached by a meandering drive that passes acres of magnificent lawns, this Irish 5 star luxury Castle Hotel overlooks its own Championship Golf Course and a glistening lake which commands the panoramic beauty of the surrounds. ... more   less 
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