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The Lodge at Ashford Castle

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great couple of days here in February. From the moment we arrived staff couldn't have been nicer. Our room was gorgeous over looking a beautiful courtyard. Dinner in the bar was great. The highlight without a doubt was cocktails with Sebastian. Make sure you pop up to see him and have him make you a personalised cocktail. We...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to have met you during your stay with us. Thank you for your feedback with regards your bedroom and I am delighted to read that you enjoyed dinner in our Quay Bar. Sebastian is a must visit...

Puerto Banus, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated a family member's birthday and booked three rooms. One was more splendid than the other. We dined at the famous Wilde's restaurant and its easy to understand why they have attained prizes for excellance. The concierge service arranged for us to dine one evening in the restaurant at Ashford Castle. The meal there was memorable also. All the...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to read that your celebrated a birthday with us and that you felt the rooms to be of a high standard. Our team in Wildes Restaurant have won some amazing awards but this will not stop them...

Derby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights to celebrate my sister in laws birthday in a suite. Excellent room with great facilities. Staff were excellent ; breakfast was good; bar area ok - food choices limited. Great location - would recommend historical boat cruise on lake corrib and walk around grounds

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback on your recent visit to us at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted you found your suite excellent along with our team. I am sorry to learn you found our food choices limited, with 6 different dining options on our estate it is not feedback we are used too...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, stylish rooms, outstanding cocktail menu and the most amazing restaurant in Ireland.... what more could you want from a hotel? The grounds are perfect for a stroll and the views are wonderful - Cong is a lovely wee village too!

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted that you found our team friendly and the bedroom stylish. It is great to read that you found Wildes Restaurant amazing. Sebastian our Mixologist has been such a fantastic addition to our team a year ago, coupling with Jonathan...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I plus our two dogs stayed at the Lodge for a weekend get away from Dublin in February 2017. We checked in at a rather busy time and were escorted to our room and introduced to all the lodge and castle have to offer on the way. We were running a bit late so the gentleman offered...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review on your recent stay at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. It is Lovely to get such great feedback and I am truly delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay. We are a pet friendly hotel and estate and I am pleased to hear that the staff welcomed your beloved pets as enthusiastically...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Trevor upgraded us to a suite as the duplex rooms do not have a bath. The location is beautiful on the grounds of Ashford Castle. You can go into the castle for tea or lunch also. Although they recommend booking. The food in the Lodge was excellent. The upstairs restaurant Wildes has wonderfully cooked local...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the recent review of your stay at the Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am pleased to hear that Trevor could help accommodate you in a suitable room and that you enjoyed your stay. You are correct in recommending making a reservation for dining in the Castle, as this is subject to availability with prebooking essential,...

Ramelton, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Lodge recently . No bath in standard room so which choose to upgrade to a Quay suite ( not a suite but a very nice larger room ). Dinner was excellent . Breakfast excellent also and service was spot on at all times . Only complaint - irritating Music is played loudly in all public rooms,...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to review your recent stay in The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am delighted to hear that you have found our food offerings and service excellent and spot on at all times. You are correct in saying that our Deluxe room category does not have a bath in the room. We do...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here before and hence my reason for returning was to relive my experience. Just didn't hit the same level I'm afraid. Had to wait for our room to be ready. Not acceptable when you are after driving for almost 3 hours. Bar was covered in dust where a basket display with wine in it hadn't been lifted to...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many Thanks for taking the to time to review your recent stay in The Lodge at Ashford Castle. I am sorry to hear that your room was not ready when you arrived, we do our best to have the rooms ready as soon as we can, but we do not guarantee rooms being ready before the check in...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We just spent the weekend in the Lodge at Ashford Castle. We stayed in the Boycott Suite, which was beautiful. As you approach the Lodge the outdoor area is beautifully lit up with lights in the surrounding trees. It makes for very romantic views and evening strolls. The staff are warm and welcoming. The Lodge is decorated boutique style. It...

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for spending your time to review your recent visit to The Lodge at Ashford Castle. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed the design of the hotel, we have some fantastic unique pieces bought by our fantastic owners, coupled in with our surrounding gardens, wooded paths and sister property Ashford Castle, we feel there...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Booked a overnight with dinner. Room was really nice and the food was excellent - the chef is full of surprises. Spent the next day out walking around the hotel woodlands and around Cong village which is a lovely little village.

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Colin B, Manager at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to review your recent visit to The Lodge at Ashford Castle. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our food excellent, along with the charming village of Cong. We do hope to welcome you back to us in the not so distant...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the 360 acre Ashford Castle estate over looking Lough Corrib, The Lodge at Ashford Castle provides an exemplary country house experience, the Lodge offers Contemporary country cooking using local artisan produce in the relaxing lake view dining rooms. Beautifully designed deluxe rooms (24) and suites (26) combined with an outdoor Tub and Sauna are sure to provide the perfect escape. Banqueting facilities include a glass walled Harbor Room that can welcome up to 200 wedding guests, a boardroom for meetings and screening room for private dining. Estate activities including golf, Falconry and Horse riding are all available along this beautiful estate. We are delighted to now be part of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Address: The Quay, Cong, Ireland (Formerly Lisloughrey Lodge)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Cong
Price Range: $221 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lodge at Ashford Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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“The duplex or deluxe rooms are more spacious”
 of 5 bubbles tonys1232, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in main house a syou have to walk outside to gain access to courtyard rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ClaudiaRose, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The two level suites are perfect for anyone traveling with their dogs.”
 of 5 bubbles 155kathrynf, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The hotel has a limited number of rooms in the lodge itself with the greater proportion of the rooms in an exterior annex.”
 of 5 bubbles kennethf145, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are a lot of weddings so unless you are a guest at one of them, make sure you are not staying near the party.”
 of 5 bubbles Jenniebert, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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