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Ashford Castle

4.0 of 5 Ashford Castle Estate, Cong, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at this terrific castle just over a week ago. As soon as we got past the tree's we were amazed at the castle. We are were concerned that we were under dressed when we arrived, but the friendly staff made us feel at home. The food and rooms were all excellent.

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Would give it 6 stars if I could. From the moment you arrive as a guest you are treated like 'royalty.' The staff will do anything for you and if they don't know an answer will find out. The main restaurant is something else and the staff is dressed in period clothing and beyond accommodating. There are so many things... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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235 reviews 235 reviews
42 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At one point, my wife quipped that “this must be what it’s like to be Kate Middleton.” Ashford is an exceptional place to stay. The staff is first rate and attentive. The gardens are as nice as any that I’ve seen in Europe. A weekday stay kept the crowds down. We could stroll quietly throughout the grounds (and rarely see... More

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

Dear Guest BLT1991 Thank you for providing us with your very positive feedback following your stay at the Castle. The Gardens are magnificent this time of year and there are some wonderful colours on display throughout the Estate. The Dungeon restaurant offers traditional dishes using the finest local ingredients and whether it's the Bacon & Cabbage or Irish Stew, there... More

East Hampton, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every hotel employee was so helpful and welcoming. Rooms were large and inviting.. nothing lacking. Both restaurants were very good especially GeorgeV. The maitre d' was one of the most professional. I now plan to look for more hotels in this hotel group, Red Carnation. Also do NOT miss the falconry experience. Our guide was Thomas and that time with... More

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

Dear Guest Evensong3 Thank you for your wonderful feedback following your recent stay with us. It acts as a real source of motivation for all the team and creates a desire to further improve our levels of memorable guest service. I'm delighted that you are going to possibly stay in one of our other magnificent Red Carnation properties and would... More

Toronto, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
40 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The premier hotel of Ireland, Ashford combines history,architecture, huge grounds,movie folklore and delightful staff to create a magical experience. It is not cheap, but for one of those special life experiences is a must! The charm and character of the whole castle and its estate, from walks along the river straight out of The Quiet Man to falconry, from top... More

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

Dear Guest Unclepaull Thank you for your kind comments following your visit to us at Ashford castle. The Quiet Man movie is iconic and has a huge following. It is wonderful that our guests have the opportunity of walking along the banks of the river cong being able to imagine how it was in the 1950's, when John Wayne and... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Do not miss this property . It is beautiful inside and out . The grounds are lovely to explore. The public rooms are well appointed. The staff cannot do enough to make your stay pleasant. I would move in if they would let me!!

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

Dear Guest Double Deacon Thank you for your recent visit to us at Ashford castle and giving up your time to provide some wonderful feedback on the overall experience. We discuss each day our guest comments and use this to further inspire and improve our overall effort for our guests. I look forward to hopefully welcoming you back to the... More

Scarsdale
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have a confession to make, to all of you millions of readers out there. I always go right to the negative reviews whenever I am considering a TripAdvisor destination. I even do this after I have already taken my trip, to see how my experiences compare with others'. Here's what I learned from some of the negative reviews: The... More

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

Dear Guest Queentut1 I would like to thank you for your overwhelming feedback following your visit to Ashford Castle. I felt so proud reading this out to the team at our morning meeting. It truly solidifies all that we are succeeding to achieve at the Castle for our guests and we will continue to strive for. We are her to... More

Toronto
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 2 night stay at Ashford Castle was one if the highlights of our Ireland holiday. The staff are so gracious and welcoming, the rooms very comfortable and modern and the grounds are so pleasant and relaxing to walk on or view. The food was delicious, breakfasts were so fresh and healthy and the choices of casual or more formal... More

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

Dear Barb L Thank you for your fabulous comments on your recent visit to the Castle. We are huge fans of Downton Abbey and genuinely like our guests to feel that they are escaping away for such an experience. It coincidentally returns to our TV screens this week, so all are excited. The evening entertainment is truly special and we... More

Phoenix
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the castle of my dreams! It was absolutely the most romantic place to spend a few days. The castle grounds are lovely with gardens and paths to explore. Be sure to take the boat ride from the castle dock. The captain grew up nearby and gave an informative and interesting talk about the lake and history of Ashford... More

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

Dear Bobbie R Thank you for your wonderful comments with regards to your recent visit to Ashford Castle. I will be sure to pass on your comment to Captain Pat Luskin who really does have a fantastic knowledge of the surrounding areas. Our grounds team are sometimes the unsung heroes of the Estate and place a huge effort in ensuring... More

Moline, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute you arrive at the gate until the minute you leave you are in another world. This place washes away every crappy customer service you have ever experienced. Every person is dedicated to service and professionalism. Everone is polite and helpful. The grounds are even more beautiful than the photos portray. Our room was huge. The bed was... More

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

Dear Guest Seneca M I truly appreciate your lovely comments with regards to your recent visit to us at the Castle. We are so lucky to have so many excellent activities on the Estate for our guests to choose from. Sinead is so happy that she received a mention in your message and act as a real source of motivation... More

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Additional Information about Ashford Castle

Address: Ashford Castle Estate, Cong, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Cong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ashford Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 83
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