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Ashford Castle

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ashford Castle Estate, Cong, Ireland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were very impressed with Ashford Castle from the minute we arrived to when we left. We were warmly greeted at our car, our bags taken care of and we were treated with respect and care from everyone and Parking is free. At the check in they have a full process where they take you around the castle (which has... More

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15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped off in Cong and lunch at Ashford Castle was recommended to us. We had no reservation and at the first entrance gate, we were stopped by a staff member who said we could try to get in but might not be able to get seated. At the next gate, a second staff member said he would call to... More

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Niall_Rochford, Manager at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Visitor Thank you for your recent visit to the Ashford Castle Estate. I'm extremely sorry to read that your dining experience didn't meet your expectations. I would like to reassure you that we use only the finest local ingredients in each of our dishes and it is extremely important to us that our guests leave with both a positive... More

Perth, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay at Ashford Castle surpassed our every expectation. The castle, the food, the grounds, the service was spectacular. The village of Cong which is in easy walking distance is well worth a visit. Cullen's Cottage on the grounds is also worth going too. A once in a lifetime experience and we'll be back.

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

Dear Amanda N, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Ashford Castle, I am happy to read that you had such a spectacular time with us enjoying the grounds, village and dining. My thanks for highlighting the service you received, I hope we can continue to surpass your expectations during a future visit. Thank you for taking the... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you want to get away from the ordinary hotel stay, experience Ashford Castle. The grounds and castle are spectacular. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The rooms were perfect. The restaurant was above expectations from the service to the menu selection. Sign up for one of the many activities - bike ride around the grounds, learn archery, take out... More

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

Dear Jeff P, I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave such an outstanding review of your stay with us. My thanks also for such a fantastic endorsement of being ‘unparalleled in all Ireland’. It sounds as if you partook in many activities on the estate which always adds extra magic to your stay here. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to know what it's like living in a real castle with all the modern luxuries? Ashford Castle is it. Friends and I stayed there four days and loved every moment. I've traveled several times across Europe and stayed in luxury hotels, this is maybe the best. Plan to stay and enjoy, not just a place to sleep.

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

Dear George J, We really strive to deliver to our guests an authentic castle stay - with all the amenities of the modern world, and it’s fabulous to read that you found this during your time with us. What an honour for us to be in your favoured hotels in Europe. I hope this is a position we can continue... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ashford ranks up there with the top 3-5 hotel experiences we have had. Everything form the staff... the room.. and the location were perfect. We set high expectations of our "luxury hotel" experiences- and the Ashford met or exceeded every one of them. Thanks, Ashford!

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

Dear TheTruth777, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Ashford Castle. An extended thanks for the kind words about your stay here with us. We have the great opportunity of being surrounded by outstanding countryside and it sounds as if you enjoyed this and the castle building itself immensely. I hope that you will return to us in... More

Saint Joseph, Michigan
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92 reviews 92 reviews
11 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the beautiful grounds, to the wonderful restaurant to the evening entertainment this was the best part of our 21 day vacation to Ireland. We were with a CIE Tour staying in First Class Hotels and while other were very nice - we enjoyed this place the best. Food - entertainment ... you'll love it all.

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

Dear Patrick D, I am delighted that you were able to stay with us as part of your tour around Ireland. We are honoured that you enjoyed your time here above the other properties you visited. My thanks for sharing your kind words about the castle, and I hope to welcome you back on any future trips to the West... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be able to spend 1 night at the Ashford Castle. It was a fairy-tale experience. The staff is at your beck and call, nothing is out of order, everyone has a smile on their face, perfection is all around. The music in the drawing room after dinner was a highlight. We enjoyed walking around the... More

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

Dear Carla7003, It sounds as if you had a very full 24 hours with us, we hope you can join us again to enjoy some more of the estates activities. I am so glad you enjoyed the music in the drawing room, your compliments will be passed along to our performers. We hope you will join us in the future... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at Ashford last year briefly and had to leave for a family health issue. So we returned this year and Ashford Castle has been renovated and is even a more delightful experience than before. And it will keep getting better as the new owners renovate all of the rooms vs. the common spaces and some of the rooms--... More

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

Dear Brenda and Paul, Firstly we were delighted that you were able to return to Ashford Castle to experience a stay with us to its full potential. It sounds as if you took full advantage of the estate and grounds, and took the wonderful opportunity to experience a ‘Hawk Walk.’ I will pass your thanks along to TJ and the... More

Statesboro, Georgia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to book the castle through our American Express card to get a really good deal. The castle is one of the best hotels we ever stayed. Not only an extraordinary look from 12-th century but friendliness, helpfulness and attentiveness of people who worked there. Starting with Mr. John at the front entrance near the bridge wearing dark... More

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

Dear Ena314, Thank you for your wonderful review of your time with us at Ashford Castle. Our staff pride themselves on making your stay both comfortable and special, I am glad to read that this is the service you received during your time here, and that we were able to accommodate your check out needs. I am delighted you enjoyed... More

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Address: Ashford Castle Estate, Cong, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Cong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ashford Castle 4*
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