Royal adventure in Ireland: the Ashford Castle
The legendary Ashford Castle provides a royal adventure in the 800 year old iconic castle in Ireland. The hotel provides iconic interior design, delicious cuisine, state of the art kind of spa, world-class service and different kind of activities and experiences. However, it is not just a simple Castle Hotel but is it the former home of the famous Guinness family and it is Ireland’s top destination and a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World.
The hotel consists of 83 rooms and suites and it has a “Hideaway Cottage” as well. All of them represent elegance, finesse and high luxury. Regarding the interior design, all of the rooms and suites are individually and lovingly designed, combining the castle’s original style with the modern, contemporary luxuries and details. Each room features unique work of arts, antique furniture, custom designed carpets, exquisite towelling and luxury Egyptian Cotton bed linen. If you would like to stay here for your holidays, you should check out these marvellous luxury opportunities:
Corrib Rooms: these rooms are recently refurbished in an individual and elegant style.
Corrib Lake View Rooms
Lake View Deluxe Rooms
Kennedy Suite: named after US Senator Ted Kennedy, who stayed at Ashford in the 1980s, the suite is located in the oldest wing of the castle and features an extensive selection of antique furniture collection of the 18th and 19th century.
Reagan Presidential Suite
Deluxe Queen Family Rooms
Hideaway Cottage: this is a former boathouse that dates back to Guinness era and it is situated on a stone’s throw from The Castle on the shores of Lough Corrib. For your privacy, the access is through secure gates.
The guests of the Ashford Castle can really discover the Irish cuisine inspired by the finest seasonal ingredients from the West of Ireland and produce foraged from the Ashford Estate accompanied by an extensive wine cellar kept in the Castle’s secret passageways. Also, executive Chef Philippe Farineau gives fine expression to the dishes offered in the four main dining rooms – fine dining in the grandeur of the George V Dining Room, casual dining in the Cullen’s at the Cottage, the lovely Dungeon or a nice Afternoon Tea in the fancy Connaught Room.
The gorgeous Spa at Ashford Castle has been recently awarded “Overall Spa of the Year 2018” by Irish Tatler. It is dedicated to restoring beauty and health balance through different types of treatments and spa journeys. Its commitment to wellbeing focuses on essential ancient wisdom with modern expertise. If you are staying here, do not forget to join this magnificent spa as you will definitely leave feeling nurtured, purified, pampered and relaxed. Staying at Ashford Castle is truly an amazing, unique and unforgettable experience that is suitable for families, friends or even couples who would like to have a romantic getaway in Ireland.
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