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Tralee
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived from been greeted at the front door to front desk staff waiters bar staff and house keeping they were all truly the most pleasant and nicest people I have ever met. Thank you

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lisaeZ2182IV Thank you for your lovely comments which I will enjoy sharing with all of the team. I hope that you would consider a return visit to Dromoland Castle, we would be delighted to welcome you back. Sincerely Mark Nolan, General Manager

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful location. Well manicured grounds and facilities. Rooms were modern and comfortable. Great staff. Very warm and accommodating. Only sad part was the sudden frost (granted it was late November) but we couldn't get on the course which looked amazing.

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear H1037YDryanw Thank you for choosing Dromoland Castle and indeed for taking the time to post your lovely review which I will share with all of the team. It is always a challenge to play golf in winter in Ireland but you have good reason to return now! We all look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future!...

East Bethel, MN
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a castle for royalty. We were a little under dressed. Coat is required in their main dining room. We opted to go to the sister hotel's Shenanigans restaurant. The room was very nice. Chocolates on the pillow!

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Megan T Thank you for your feedback, I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. While we do have a dress code of jacket with tie optional in our fine dining restaurant in the evening we do offer jackets for those guests who may not wish to travel with such attire. However, I am glad you...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our stay wished it was for longer our 3 year old was just in awe didn't want to leave such a fab hotel welcoming children never expected this of a 5 star hotel happy children mean happy parents will definitely be back

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear marytheresef2016 Thank you for sharing your Dromoland Experience with us on Trip Advisor. We were delighted to welcome you to stay and we are always very happy to see our younger VIP's visit. We all look forward to welcoming you back to us in the not too distant future. Sincerely Mark Nolan, General Manager

Essex, UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay at this excellent upmarket Castle Hotel. This is high end, perfectly blended with authentic old style ambience. The breathtakingly beautiful grounds and fantastic looking Castle are not let down by the interiors, which offer very comfortable rooms and a lovely lounge with open fire place and fine dining areas. The activities on offer are truly...

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NC1969 Thank you for choosing Dromoland Castle and indeed for sharing your very kind comments on Trip Advisor. I will be sure to share your feedback with all of the team as it gives us great encouragement to receive such positive feedback. I hope you would consider returning to us for a future stay, we would be delighted to...

Palm Desert
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Would definitely come back. The whole family enjoyed the location and time we spent. The pony and trap ride is a must. A great opportunity to here about the history and see the grounds. Archery was an adventure as well. Our teacher was very patient.

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear andrewv673 Thank you for choosing Dromoland Castle and indeed for taking the time to share your experience with us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us really thrilled to learn that you will return for a future visit, we all look forward to hopefully seeing you again soon. Sincerely Mark Nolan, General Manager

Templemore, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely amazing experience, thank you for sponsoring the amateur showjumping championship, couldn't have asked for a nicer prize! The rooms were beautiful, the staff were genuinely friendly and more than helpful, loved the bike ride around the beautiful estate (hadn't sat on a bike for 15 years!)

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear joegerp We were delighted to welcome you to Dromoland Castle; I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. I do hope that you would consider returning to us for a future stay, we would be delighted to welcome you back. Sincerely Mark Nolan, General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Every year at this time we visit Dromoland for a Christmas treat. There were six of us yesterday including one coeliac, and we had a brilliant time. The food was magnificent, the presentation, the delicate flavours, the selection of teas, the service which I simply couldn't say enough about, the sheer opulence of the setting all combine to make it...

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Clare F Thank you so much for your very kind review which I will be sure to share with all of the Afternoon Tea service team. We have introduced a special Festive Afternoon Tea celebrating Christmas which is enjoying rave reviews. Thank you for your continued custom, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely Mark Nolan, General...

Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited Dromoland for our second anniversary. This will be hard to out-do next year! The grounds and facility are magnificent, and the service is second to none. Had fun walking the grounds and the other parts of the castle. Enjoyed dinner in the formal restaurant, and had a magnificent time being serenaded by a harpist while enjoying world class food...

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bigcitydavid Thank you for choosing Dromoland Castle for your special anniversary celebration. We were delighted to welcome you both and hope that we have the pleasure of your company next year for your anniversary. Sincerely Mark Nolan, General Manager

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Absolutely stunning. A wonderful place to feel like a princess (or prince), of today. Couldn't have been better. The castle is amazing, the stuff are all helpful and friendly, The food is wonderful and overall an amazing weekend. No doubt it could deserve more than five stars.

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Mark_Nolan_GM, General Manager at Dromoland Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lila Z Thank you so much for your kind words. I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and hope that we have the pleasure of your company again in the not too distant future. Sincerely Mark Nolan, General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With an extraordinary history stretching back to the 5th Century, the Dromoland Castle 5 Star Hotel in Ireland was originally the ancestral home of one of the few families of Gaelic Royalty; direct descendants of Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland. Approached by a meandering drive that passes acres of magnificent lawns, this Irish 5 star luxury Castle Hotel overlooks its own Championship Golf Course and a glistening lake which commands the panoramic beauty of the surrounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dromoland Castle Hotel

Address: Limerick-Ennis Road | Co.Clare, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Newmarket-on-Fergus
Price Range: $211 - $528 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dromoland Castle Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Dromoland Castle Ireland
Castle Dromoland Ireland
Dromoland Castle Hotel Ireland/Newmarket-On-Fergus
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“Haven't a clue, ours was great”
 of 5 bubbles marian54_11, 1 week ago | Read review
“take a free shuttle to the pub at their sister property 5 minutes away to sneak out at night for lighter dinner.”
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“Second or third floor facing the lake is best.”
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