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The castle was amazing. It looks recently renovated so it doesn't have that spooky feel. There isn't much to do on the grounds except relax and enjoy the scenery which is perfect for a romantic night's stay.
Just a note- when booking the castle, not all rooms are in the castle itself. You may be in the quarters in the back.
Situated a 10-minute car ride from Donegal Castle, Lough Eske Castle features elegant accommodation witha flat-screen TV, slippers and a mini bar. It also provides a Jacuzzi, an indoor pool and a rooftop terrace.
A variety of premium services are available for guests of Lough Eske Castle, like 24-hour room service, valet parking and free bicycle rental. Guests can enjoy the recreational activities on offer, such as a sauna, billiards and a BBQ/picnic area. The hotel also features a well-equipped gym.
The hotel has 96 luxury rooms that are equipped with a range of essential facilities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. Bathrooms are filled with necessities such as bathrobes and a hair dryer.
Lough Eske Castle's in-house eatery provides a convenient option for guests preferring to dine in. In the evening, those staying at the property are invited to enjoy a beverage in the bar.
Raphoe is are a 40-minute drive from the hotel. It also provides a convenient base to discover Donegal and Bundoran.
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Policies vary by room type and provider.
Perfect for a family vacation in Donegal, families can benefit from the spacious family rooms available at this special accommodation. Family rooms feature a king-sized parent bed and two twin beds for extra sleeping capacities. Additional rollaway beds can also be put into the room for a surcharge of €30 (approximately $34) per night. Children can enjoy special rates for culinary specials and children’s menus.
Cedars restaurant is the hotel’s main eatery, serving breakfast and dinner as well as Sunday lunch. Their menu features Irish all-time favorites with a gourmet twist like Roast Irish Rump Steak and Atlantic cod. The restaurant’s popular Sunday lunch features traditional Sunday roast among many other delicacies. Equally tasty delights are offered at the Gallery Bar and Lobby Lounge, which features Irish dishes and a children’s menu.
Traditional afternoon tea can be enjoyed in the illustrious lobby lounge, or in the various drawing rooms for extra decadence. Treats include homemade scones with clotted cream and jam, white chocolate mousse, and savory sandwiches. A broad assortment of tea, including traditional English breakfast, a whiskey blend, oolong, green, and herbal teas, makes the afternoon time perfect. The traditional afternoon is priced at around €24 (approximately $27), but more luxury options like the Sparkling Tea at €31 (approximately $35), and Champagne High Tea at €40 (approximately $45) per person are also available.
The hotel spa’s signature Cara Experience is a soothing salt and body exfoliation, ensued by a mud wrap, and the signature Cara massage. This package provides guests with 5h of total relaxation and unwinding. Apart from treatments, the spa also boasts a hydrotherapy pool with various jet stations and an ice fountain to reinvigorate your skin. Spa special packages combine culinary and relaxing treats, like the Afternoon Indulgence that gives you a choice of massage before inviting to afternoon tea.
Ease into the evening with a cocktail from the extensive cocktail menu at the Gallery bar, and enjoy live music every Friday, Thursday, and Saturday night. To catch up with sports events and enjoy a pub vibe, head to the Oak Bar for a leisurely drink. The hotel also features activity packages, like the Wild Atlantic Way package that brings you along Ireland’s most spectacular coastal way.
Romance is in the air with the bespoke romantic packages offered at the hotel, may it be for an anniversary, honeymoon, or proposal. A rose petal turndown in your room awaits, while a bottle of prickling prosecco and handmade chocolates welcome you upon arrival. Enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner with the included three-course menu at the Cedars restaurant, and benefit from a complimentary full Irish breakfast for two to start your day. If you need time for two before your baby is born, consider the Babymoon package with soothing spa treatments and access to the thermal suite. (Prices checked 10/07/19).
Lough Eske Castle is located at 1 Lough Eske, 5 km from the centre of Donegal. Lough Eske is the closest landmark to Lough Eske Castle.
Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Lough Eske Castle.
Yes, Lough Eske Castle offers free Wi-Fi.
Yes, Lough Eske Castle offers free parking.
No, Lough Eske Castle does not offer free airport shuttle service.
Lough Eske Castle is 43.2 km from Donegal. Lough Eske Castle is 70.1 km from Londonderry Eglinton.
Yes, Lough Eske Castle is a pet-friendly hotel.
Yes, Lough Eske Castle has a pool on-site.