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Ashford Castle
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PaulaBelfast
Belfast, UK126 contributions
Amazing Ashford Castle
Oct 2020
This is a well overdue review. We had the pleasure of staying at Ashford Castle in September 2020. Covid procedures were in place however in no way hindered our stay. We stayed bed and breakfast, dined in the George V Restaurant and at Cullen's Cottage - every meal was superb with fantastic service. I could write the longest review however quite simply Ashford Castle is outstanding! Definitely one of the best hotels in Ireland if not the world. Everyone who works there seems to enjoy what they do and being a part of what Ashford Castle is - a unique, amazing and wonderful 5 star castle hotel in Ireland. It does not disappoint!
Written 24 September 2021
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TM
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Garden Walk
Sep 2021
Spent an hour wandering around the gardens, loved the walled garden and the covered walkways, lovely place to relax in and very interesting doors and arches all around the castle.
Written 15 September 2021
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Daisy
14 contributions
Brilliant stay
Aug 2021
We were there for two nights. What service all the way from the welcome at the gate, to valet service, housekeeping and restaurants and bars. We had a corner room with a four poster bed. I am too short to get into the bed and have limited mobility, I was kindly provided with steps.

We ate in the dungeon and Geotge V, both amazing. While there I had a very relaxing facial while my husband went clay pigeon shooting, great fun.

There is no doubt Ashford Castle is at the top of the budget but worth every cent.
Written 25 August 2021
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Jenny S
Buckinghamshire, UK33 contributions
Amazing
Aug 2021
From the moment we arrived we received the warmest of Irish welcomes and wonderful hospitality from the amazing staff at Ashford Castle. The castle has been lovingly restored and our room which overlooked the lake, had a sumptuous four poster bed. Food at breakfast was delicious and definitely set us up for the day. They even have a juice sommelier! In the evening we dined in both the Dungeon (more casual bistro style) and the more formal George V (gents require a jacket). Even though the George V is more formal, service is still warm and friendly and not at all stuffy or staid. The castle has some fantastic facilities. We had a lovely massage in the spa. The only slight downside was I didn't realise that you had to book to use the relaxation pool in advance due to COVID restrictions. By the time we got there it was fully booked, but massage was lovely all the same. A couple of other things I can't recommend highly enough are the Hawk Walk at the Falconry school. It was such an amazing experience and our guide Tommy was great craic. And of course a visit to see the gorgeous Garvan and Cronan, the resident Irish wolfhounds! Such handsome gentle giants! There are also tours of the lake but sadly due to inclement weather ours was cancelled
If you are planning a trip to the west of Ireland, Ashford is definitely the place to stay. We will definitely be returning !
Written 17 August 2021
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Toni Lally
Galway, Ireland6 contributions
Afternoon Tea
Jun 2021 • Couples
We have just returned from a wonderful visit to Ashford Castle where we had afternoon tea. From the moment we arrived everything was extra special. The views in the connaught room were amazing, the service, the ambience, the friendly professional staff, exceptional .. The choice of tea's to match the wonderful food..exquisite sandwiches, fresh from the oven scones & divine pastries make this an unforgettable experience. We cannot complement your pastry team enough for such beautiful food. To top off our day we had the most fantastic tour of the castle by Catherine Kenny. What an asset she is to the castle, her knowledge, her attention to detail and her clear love of the castle shines through. Well done, amazing experience.
Written 28 June 2021
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MikeLough
Loughrea, Ireland247 contributions
Top Class
Dec 2020
Had the pleasure of staying at Ashford Castle for the past 2 nights. It was a fantastic experience from start to finish. All of the staff are a credit to the hotel with their friendliness and attention to every detail. The rooms are top class with their beautiful detail, comfort and cleanliness. The food was amazing at all times with the George V restaurant a total treat for the taste buds.
Written 15 December 2020
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Patrick M
County Clare, Ireland27 contributions
Satycation
Sep 2020
Love this place. Have been on several occasions and even though we visited during Covid we were still made feel welcome and wanted. Great memories again as always.
Written 1 October 2020
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Ronan W
7 contributions
shere luxury and spolit silly
Sep 2020
Definetly the place to visit for some well deserved R&R during these crazy times. The team in Ashford are incredible, so professional in service but so naturally friendly, Ireland's hospitality is in good hands , take a bow Ashford Castle, well deserved.
Written 25 September 2020
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Sandra D
Dublin, Ireland30 contributions
George V Dinner was First Class
Sep 2020
Dinner in George V was the best I have ever experienced .
The food was first class and the service matched. Attentive but also relaxed I felt the service easy and special . Robert looked after us for the evening And we felt that we were the only ones there .

Breakfast the following morning was also amazing . There was a juice trolley and a ham carved trolley moving around the grand room .
It is old fashioned Irish service but also adhered to the Covid regulations .
We felt well looked after and also in a safe environment .
We will definitely return . Sandra
Written 17 September 2020
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John O
Dublin, Ireland6 contributions
Afternoon Tea Voucher
Sep 2020 • Solo
Extremely disappointing experience. I bought afternoon tea gift voucher as a present for my parents. They travelled from Dublin to Galway in the hope they could use their voucher over the weekend. Only to be told that afternoon tea is for residents only and maybe could be used in October . The member of staff I spoke to could not be sure of this. I appreciate Covid 19measures must be in place but it should be made clear when purchasing (very expensive 🎁) gift vouchers that these may not be redeemed by non residents. Very disappointed in the service and knowledge of staff as to the procedures around this.
Written 12 September 2020
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