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Ashford Castle

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Ashford Castle Estate, Cong, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We got two nights at this hotel through our livingsocial Ireland trip in April and it was our favorite hotel of the whole trip. The hotel itself is magnificent it was so much fun to stay in a castle and the rooms were nicely decorated and maintained. The staff was very professional and helpful with recommendations in the surrounding area.

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Connecticut
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16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ended our journey around the perimeter of Ireland here (other than the night before our journey home). It was simply awesome. Thought it would appear a little uppity, the Staff were extremely friendly. We enjoyed dinner and drinks on the grounds were again all the Staff was very friendly. The Hotel itself has a great history. If you can... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful Castle/Hotel, staying here is definitely not cheap but it is worth every penny, beautiful guest areas its surrounded by a golf course and a large wooded area where you can practice all kinds of sports from horse back ridding to falconry, our suite was very comfortable and large with 16ft tall ceilings and giant bathroom and a very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was lovely and the staff were very professional and friendly. The food was amazing! If you are looking for a cozy hotel in a picturesque setting, this is the place for you! It's a pretty quiet area in a tiny village. Cong is not in the international hub of nightlife but the hotel is lovely and relaxing if... More 

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

Dear Happyoutandin, My thanks for your review of your time spent with us at the castle. I was happy to read that you had such positive dining experience with us. We are so honoured to be in such a picturesque setting, it does indeed lend itself to a relaxing break. We would like to welcome you back the hotel in... More 

Sydney, Australia
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252 reviews 252 reviews
58 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the place is splendid and transports you back centuries ago. The service is good, they are definitely used to have wealthy american tourists tipping them... The rooms are authentic but somehow ageing, with a need to be refreshed. For instance, one window was very dirty ( overlooking the water), but above all was cracked and they were cobwebs... For a... More 

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

Dear ClubGGG, My thanks for taking the time to share a review of your time spent with us at Ashford Castle. I was concerned and disappointed that you did not have the overall experience of Ashford Castle that we are proud to provide to many guests who choose to stay with us. Albeit we are undergoing renovations as referenced in... More 

Rochester, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 1 evening at the castle in May 2013. What an incredible experience! Top of the line completely. Food was excellent and the room was wonderful. We felt like a King and Queen for the day. The grounds are beautiful and we took the opportunity to enjoy falconry. This was a blast! I cannot recommend it... More 

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

Dear Pam K, Our thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your time spent with us. I am delighted to read that all aspects of your stay were so successful and enjoyed by all. We hope that you will visit us again if you’re ever back in the West of Ireland, we would love to show you... More 

Bray, Ireland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here in October treated like royalty from the moment we arrived. Christian who looked after us when we checked in had even rearranged our dinner booking as we were late without us evening calling! What amazing service! Was worth splashing out on will have to go back again!

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

Dear Rob R, What a delight to read that you and your party had such a fulfilling stay with us. We are always thinking about our guests needs and happy to ready Christian was able to look after you so effectively. I hope you plan to return to us in the near future, we would be interested to hear your... More 

Winfield, WV
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I made sure to plan our family trip around Ireland to include staying at this castle and I am sooo happy I did! It is absolutely beautiful! We were so happy when we arrived to find out that they had room for us to do the Falconry which is on the grounds! It was probably one of the best and... More 

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

Dear sean2dawn, Many thanks for making room for us in your tour around Ireland, I’m glad to read we lived up to expectations. Falconry is one of the most rewarding and memorable experiences on the estate and a perfect way to spend your time whilst staying with us. We do hope that you can return to us in the future... More 

Iowa
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96 reviews 96 reviews
23 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip to Ireland coincided with Halloween - and Ashford's Wizarding School for the kids. Though not cheap, it was worth every penny. For the kids our stay included Wizard's robes and wands and an entire afternoon of magical activities : House Elf cooking class, hot chocolate (and the tasty cupcakes they made) in the garden, learning spells with a... More 

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

Dear Irishgrl_7, It was so lovely to read your review of you and your family’s time with us at our annual Wizard School. It’s our pleasure to welcome families to the hotel, we love to see children’s arriving during the Halloween break, even more the look on their face when they don their gowns and are transported to a magical... More 

Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed here for one night during our tour of Ireland. It was an unforgettable experience. The room was gorgeous, and the staff treated us like royalty. It is a bit pricey, but in the end completely worthwhile if visiting this neck of the woods. The bed was very comfortable, and despite the cloudy skies my wife and I had a... More 

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

Dear grvdggr71, We are delighted you were able to fit us in your trip around Ireland. Our staff love to make you feel welcome and I and honoured they were able to provide you with an unforgettable experience. As I have often said we can’t guarantee the weather in the West of Ireland but that view is spectacular all year... More 

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