Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Lough Eske Castle

Set within 43 acres of forest at the foot of the mountains, this stunning castle features huge rooms with 32-inch flat-screen TVs. The 5-star hotel offers a luxurious spa within its beautiful gardens.

Cozy bathrobes and slippers are provided in each luxury room, along with a wood-paneled marble bathroom. Rooms include oak furniture and beautiful garden views.

Cedars Restaurant has a terrace and features traditional dishes including seafood from the nearby port of Killybegs. The Gallery Bar serves light meals and snacks while the Father Browne Bar provides a more cozy setting for enjoying a drink or having a light bite to eat.

The Cara Organic Beauty and Spa has a steam room, sauna and massage suites. There is a fitness center and the swimming pool is located in a glass atrium, offering views over the grounds.

Guests can fish on Lough Eske, less than 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel, while Donegal is less than a 10-minute drive. Donegal Golf Club is a 15-minute drive, while Donegal Adventure Center and Surf School is a 30-minute drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Room
  • 1 king bed
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Junior Suite
  • 1 king bed
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Garden Suite
  • 1 king bed
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Courtyard Room
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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  • The staff speaks English

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  • To take our four legged friend, what is the top up charge?

    Dear Guest Thank you very much for your message There is a €25.00 charge to bring your four legged friend. This is a once off charge I hope this was helpful Kind regards Elizabeth Reservations


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    Answered on March 9, 2020
  • Is the room in the Castle itself or do we have to walk outside?

    Dear Guest Our Courtyard Rooms and Garden Suites are outside of the Castle You have to go outside to reach these rooms I hope this is useful Kind regards


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    Asked about: Deluxe Room • Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Are dogs allowed into the bar area?

    Our courtyard bedrooms downstairs and our Garden Suites are pet friendly. Pets are permitted on the grounds outside the hotel under supervision, however they are not permitted inside the main hotel. We can provide dog beds and bowls complementary. We can also arrange dog sitters or dog walkers at a rate of €15.00 per hour paid directly to the dog sitter / walker.


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    Asked about: Courtyard Room • Answered on October 27, 2019
  • Hi What walks are close to the hotel Kevin

    There are walks for every level close to the hotel whether is be a stroll to the shores of Lough Eske or a hike into the mountains, We can provide picnic lunches and complimentary walking sticks, rain macs and backpacks subject to availability.


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    Answered on April 5, 2021
  • How much an hr is it for a dog sitter thank you

    Dog sitters / dog walkers are currently charged at €15 per hour which is payable in cash directly to the dog walker / dog sitter.


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    Answered on July 13, 2021
  • Bonjour, J'aimerai savoir si vous êtes équipé d'une prise pour voiture électrique.

    Yes we have electric charging points in the hotel


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    Answered on February 3, 2021
  • Bonjour, J'aimerai savoir si vous êtes équipé d'une prise pour voiture électrique.

    Yes we do have charging points for electric cars at the hotel.


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    Answered on February 3, 2021
  • Can I get a gift voucher for this hotel and what way do I receive it ??

    Dear Guest You can either buy the voucher online, which will be emailed to you directly or you could call up the Hotel and we will post it out to you Hope this was helpful Kind regards Elizabeth Reservations


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    Answered on December 10, 2019
  • Is there a pool

    We have a 17 metre swimming pool in a glass house in he garden.


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    Asked about: Courtyard Room • Answered on August 14, 2019
  • Hi can I bring a very quiet dog with me

    Some of our Courtyard rooms are pet friendly but availability of these can only be confirmed at time of booking.


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    Answered on May 18, 2021
  • Do you do gluten free options?

    I am delighted to confirm that we do indeed offer a gluten free dining option for guests.


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    Answered on August 30, 2019
  • Hi Can we bring our pet dog?

    Some of our Courtyard rooms are pet friendly but availability of these can only be confirmed at the time of booking.


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    Answered on July 6, 2021
  • Are the Courtyard Rooms in the Main Hotel

    The courtyard rooms are situated out side in the courtyard garden


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    Answered on August 14, 2019
  • Hi I wish to enquire are two well behaved and house trained medium dogs permitted to stay in your garden suite? They would be kept supervised at all times and have their own beds. Many Thanks

    Our Garden Suite rooms are not pet-friendly. Only some of our Courtyard rooms are pet-friendly, and availability of these can only be confirmed by checking with the hotel reservations department at time of making the reservation.


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    Asked about: Garden Suite • Answered on November 19, 2021
  • Hi , I will be staying at the hotel 17th -20th July, and wish to know what restrictions, time or area applies to complimentary cycles? It would be than taking my own bikes with me. Thanks ,John

    We do have bikes available to use at the hotel but these cannot be booked in advance and are on a first come, first served basis. Our Front Desk can advise on local routes which are suitable for bicycles.


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    Answered on July 6, 2021
  • Hi there. Is it possible to book this room for myself my mum and 7 year old son please

    Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your enquiry . I am sorry that we are unable to accommodate 3 persons in a courtyard room. Kind regards Reservations Department


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    Asked about: Courtyard Room • Answered on July 24, 2019
  • Hi can the dogs stay in any room?

    Dogs can stay in a Courtyard room but not all Courtyard rooms are pet friendly and these can only be confirmed at time of booking.


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    Answered on July 6, 2021
  • Can dogs be included in the suites? Miniature dachshunds x 2, 2 kg each. Patsy

    Our pet friendly rooms are the courtyard rooms in he garden. The Suites are not suitable for pets.


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    Asked about: Junior Suite • Answered on February 23, 2020
  • Do you have any rooms that will fit 3 ladies, end of October 2022? 1, 2 or 3 nights?

    Dear Guest You can contact the Hotel directly for this information Kind regards Elizabeth Reservations


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    Answered on July 18, 2021
  • Do you have a vacancy in October 2022? One night

    Rates on booking.com are only available from 12 months from today's date. We do have rooms available for October 2022 via the hotel direct.


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    Answered on July 6, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Donegal Golf Club
    6.5 miles
  • Hannah McGuinness
    11.2 miles
  • St Connells Cultural and Heritage Museum
    11.3 miles
  • Cloghan Fisheries
    11.7 miles
  • Isaac Butt Heritage Centre
    11.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Quay West
    5 miles
  • Restaurant Olde Castle Bar
    5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Blueberry Tea Room
    5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Aroma Cafe
    7.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Bluestack Mountains
    0.6 miles
  • Lake Lough Eske
    0.6 miles
  • River Eske River
    1.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantic Ocean
    5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Donegal Airport
    26.5 miles
  • City of Derry Airport
    43.6 miles
  • Ireland West Airport Knock
    61.6 miles
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3 Restaurants On Site

    Cedars Restaurant

    Food: Irish, Local, European

    Open for: Dinner

    Gallery Bar

    Food: Irish, Local, International, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

    Father Browne Bar

    Food: Irish, Local

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of Lough Eske Castle Great facilities! Review score, 9.3
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Library
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Polish
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
€ 30 per child, per night
3 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
€ 30 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 70 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be redu