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Ashford Castle

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Ashford Castle Estate | Co. Mayo, Cong, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night during our 2 week trip to Ireland, and I regret not staying two nights! This is by far, one of the nicest places we have ever stayed, and we have stayed in many luxury 5 star hotels. Everyone from the doorman, to the housekeeper was fantastic and so welcoming! This is truly a first class... More 

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This castle was the culmination of our 8 day castle drive honeymoon through Ireland. We went to 3 other castles on our trip and all were excellent. Read my other reviews. This place is far and away THE best hotel/resort/castle I have EVER stayed in. Not even close. I will state upfront that it is not cheap. If you are... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We honestly stumbled upon this fairytale while touring through Ireland. I write this review 8 years later as it is still one of our favorite memories. We were warmly welcomed in for High Tea in the afternoon. There was a wedding going on at the time and my wife just adored the whole scene in watching the young princess get... More 

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Niall_Rochford, General Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Kris H, What an honour to be remembered 8 years after your visit. High Tea is a great way to spend the afternoon at the castle, and is served in a fairy tale setting! I do hope that you can return to the castle, I would love to be able to show you all the work that has gone... More 

Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The castle was amazing. From the impeccably dressed gate-man (who was smiling and more than willing to assist us despite the pouring rain) to Jenny, the wonderfully friendly and funny receptionist, everyone we met went above and beyond. Our room was upgraded, and it was incredible. Jenny showed us around the whole castle and when we got to our room,... More 

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Niall_Rochford, General Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Terri L, I am happy to read that you had such an excellent stay with us here at Ashford Castle. You experienced some of that famous Irish rain, which I hope didn’t put a dampener on your time at the estate? All of our rooms have been refurbished to the highest degree and it’s always a pleasure to learn... More 

Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved Ashford Castle. Martin Gibbons was simply the nicest person and a pleasure to listen to. He took great pride explaining the history of the castle as well as the area in the most pleasant manor. The service and food was beyond my very high expectations. The breakfast was to die for, and the dinner with paired wines... More 

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Niall_Rochford, General Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Peter L, What a pleasure to read about your stay, it was our honour. Your compliments will be passed along to Martin who I know takes great pride in his work and will be delighted he had such a positive impact on your stay. On behalf of all the staff at Ashford Castle and myself I thank you for... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unbelievable!!! Outstanding service. Grounds are beautiful, rooms are beautiful. Even if you can only stay one night - do it...you deserve to treat yourself. After a day of sightseeing, this is the picture perfect place to relax, have dinner, drinks and listen to music.

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Niall_Rochford, General Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Mary58th, We are so happy if we give you a taste of living like royalty during your time with us at the castle. I extend my thanks for all the kind, positive comments you’ve expressed about the castle and grounds. I do hope all your party had an enjoyable yet relaxing stay, I hope you will all return to... More 

Dublin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Myself and my girlfriend treated ourselves to a night away in Ashford Castle in December 2014. This place, as you would expect from the reputation and other reviews is exceptional. From our initial arrival at the gate house on the grounds, we were given a truly unforgettable experience. The gate house announced our arrival and when we reached the castle... More 

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Niall_Rochford, General Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Foshizzzle, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of you and your partners stay at Ashford Castle. It is fabulous that you were able to experience so much of the estate, to take a horse ride out in the woodlands is a really special experience. Our local village, Cong, may be small but it is certainly... More 

Northern Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying here on the 2nd May for our wedding anniversary From start to finish I can only describe our stay as simply magical Sheila checked us in and had very kindly upgraded us to a suite and off we went for complimentary tea and coffee and then she personally escorted us to our room now... More 

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Niall_Rochford, General Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Thelittleredcar, Your glowing review bought such a smile to my face, to know that you enjoyed the surroundings and interiors so much make all the hard renovations truly worthwhile. All the little extras that go into our bedrooms are to make your stay as special as possible and it’s wonderful to hear these are being enjoyed. Sile is a... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family's stay at Ashford Castle was truly a dream come true. The castle and castle grounds are absolutely breathtaking! The staff was the most attentive team I've ever come across anywhere! We felt welcomed, pampered, and were treated with the utmost of kindness.

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Niall_Rochford, General Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear MarcyEllen, I am so happy to hear you and your family had such a fabulous vacation with us on the estate. Thank you for your kind words and we hope to welcome you all back in the very near future. Sincerely Niall Rochford More 

The Woodlands, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent 2 nights at Ashford at the end of a 2 week driving tour of Ireland. It is everything one would imagine and is a wonderful property and grounds. It is currently undergoing renovations with the addition of a spa and work out facilities (currently have to leave the site to another location for spa) so we did have... More 

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Niall_Rochford, General Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear lkenw, Thank you leaving a review of your time spent on the Ashford Estate. I have spoken to Jennie since your visit and she is delighted that she was able to have such a positive influence on your stay. I do extend my apologies if construction work had an adverse effect on your time here, although we do have... More 

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