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Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa

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Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had a brilliant weekend away in Lough Eske. This was our second time at the hotel and it was just as good as the first. The grounds are amazing and the facilities in the hotel also are great. Staff are very nice and helpful. Our room was lovely and restaurant is lovely also. Enjoyed our weekend... More 

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Thank mariecc1
SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear mariecc1, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle on your recent second visit. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you both enjoyed your stay so much. I do hope you will return to stay with us again in the not too distant future. Best... More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our rooms were actually in a separate building outside of the one pictured. The rooms were comfortable and large, it was in almost like a townhouse building, and we were placed directly across from friends travelling with us, which was nice (the rooms were more than large enough to all get together in one of the rooms). Our room smelled... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Driving up the narrow tree lined road to the castle in the rain and then seeing the house reminded us of the film Rebecca. It is equally as impressive but thankfully no Mrs Danvers! We stayed for 3 nights as part of a tour around Northwest and can honestly say it is absolutely stunning, beautiful. The staff are great, sincerely... More 

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kevin F, The ladies and gentlemen of Solís Lough Eske Castle were delighted to welcome you to Donegal for your recent tour around the Northwest. Thank you for taking time to share your valuable feedback - we are thrilled to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience. I'm delighted that you were so impressed with the facilities, our... More 

Wilton, California
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The property is gorgeous. Stunning gardens in the most peaceful and serene setting. Wonderful statues on children, women and wildlife everywhere. The room was spacious and comfortable and the bathroom was fabulous!! The morning breakfast was the best I have ever had in any country. Dinner was exceptional, as well. All of these things were outstanding, however the staff, with... More 

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear bordercollies4, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to your room, the statues surrounding the castle (which are a personal favorite of mine) your dining experience and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a fantastic few days at lough eske!! The hotel itself is absolutely beautiful and the surroundings fantastic! The staff are probably some of the most attentive I've come across and it made the stay even better! We had some spa treatments which were also fantastic and I felt they were tailored to my specific needs.... More 

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Thank Leanne M
SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Leanne M, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently and for taking the time to share your kind feedback. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to the employees, your afternoon tea experience and... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My fiancee and I stayed here on the day we got engaged. The staff could not have been nicer and they made our stay phenomenal. It seemed as though all the staff knew that we had just got engaged and congratulated us at every turn. We were given an upgrade to a really beautiful room which was much more expensive... More 

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear joeregan86, Firstly may I congratulate you and your Fiancee on your engagement. Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently especially on such a special day. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's a pleasure to hear that your stay at the Castle was so memorable. I'm delighted to... More 

Newry, Ireland
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is luxury set deep in the Donegal Countryside. Not far from Donegal Town the Hotel is an ideal base to explore the Wild Atlantic Way. The actual hotel is absolute luxury from your arrival until departure. You are greeted at the steps leading to the entrance by friendly and helpful staff who look after your luggage and car.... More 

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear jimmcnmos, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to the level of professional and personal service you received from the employees in the Restaurant. I do hope... More 

Portadown, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a voucher as a present and very much enjoyed our treat. Room massive and very comfortable, with all you would need for your stay, even down to a tea light in the bathroom. We found all staff most professional, helpful and friendly. We didn't book treatments at the spa but I used the pool. Food and drinks... More 

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear DebsB, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to your room and the level of professional and personal service you received. I do hope you will return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended our son's wedding reception on Thursday past. We had one of the most amazing experiences from start to finish. From the moment we arrived until we left at lunch time yesterday we have not one disappointing comment we could make. Their attention to detail was fantastic, the food was to die for, the surroundings were beautiful, the room... More 

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear MichaelBriggs777, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind feedback regarding your son's wedding. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that from start to finish the weddign experience was fantastic for you all. I'm delighted to hear that you intend to return to stay with us again and... More 

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and his wife chose this castle to renew their vows. Not only was the ceremony beautiful the food afterwards was terrific. Breakfast was everything one could hope for. The staff was very accommodating as we had a problem with an iron damaging a child's shirt. One of the staff members went out and replaced the shirt within a... More 

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pat H, Thank you for choosing to visit us at Lough Eske Castle recently and for taking the time to share your valuable feedback. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and I am delighted to hear your son and his wife's vow renewal was a beautiful experience at the Castle. I am delighted to hear... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa is an historic castle dating to the 15th century and the O'Donnell Clan, the founding fathers of Donegal. Set in a secluded storybook location within 43 acres of native woodland on the shores of Lough Eske with the dramatic Bluestack Mountains as a stunning backdrop, it is the ideal place to relax and experience superior hospitality and exceptional friendly service. Winner of the 'World's Best Luxury Country Hotel' title in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and topping 'My Guide Ireland's Top 10 Hotels in Ireland, this lovingly restored castle hotel blends its historic past with a dash of contemporary luxury where you can escape into a world of relaxed elegance. From the spa to the dining table to your beautifully appointed guestroom, we provide a truly accommodating environment where our dedication to the guest is thoughtful, reliable, consistent and complete - a place where superb service and superior amenities make every day here a perfect day. Step into Solís Lough Eske Castle, and you step into an imposing Tudor-baronial castle, lavishly refurbished in 2007 and extended to create the modern comforts and graceful luxury of a world class boutique hotel. With stunning views and easy access to the great outdoors, the natural, unspoiled landscape is as magnificent as the hotel itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa

Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: $213 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Lough Eske Castle Hotel Donegal Town
Solis Lough Eske Castle Donegal
Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Donegal Town
#3 Business Hotel in Donegal Town
#3 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
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