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Dromoland Castle

Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
+353 61 368 144
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Went horseback ride which was excellent. Very nice horses we trotted all about the forest for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MECMilford
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Milford, Connecticut
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Enjoyable time at the castle

Having afternoon tea here was one of the highlights of our trip. The young lady who drove our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JaneGlee
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Transformed into a luxury hotel in 1962, this castle is a magnificent Renaissance structure built in the 16th century and once served as the royal seat of the O?Brien clan.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“golf course” (34 reviews)
“hawk walk” (20 reviews)
“high tea” (8 reviews)
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Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
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+353 61 368 144
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went horseback ride which was excellent. Very nice horses we trotted all about the forest for several hours Had high tea to celebrate very filling. You get a lot of food ! Beautiful grounds

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having afternoon tea here was one of the highlights of our trip. The young lady who drove our carriage ride around the grounds was delightful!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked down the golf cart path to see the castle during our week in Ireland. We were there when it was cold and there were no flowers but I can imagine how pretty it must be in the spring and summer. The castle itself...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in The Inn at Dromoland last night and drove round the corner to visit the Castle for dinner. Well worth the visit, great food ad very helpful porter. The Inn and the Castle are like chalk and cheese.

Thank Martin C
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

On our last night in Ireland we stayed at Dromoland Castle. It was absolutely wonderful. The staff were awesome, the food was delicious and the drinks were divine. It’s was such an amazing experience. I highly recommend it.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Enjoyable visit to the Estate grounds and the Castle itself. Went inside for a quick tour and took several photos which was not a problem. Staff very friendly, pleasant and welcoming!

Thank Caroline k
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Took a quick look as this is a hotel now. Impressive outer view. Seemed busy for mid week, which says something about a hotel.

Thank Livinginkaos
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

Eloped 30 years ago,we decided to finally have our overdue wedding,and with $500k (140 friends airfares and suites on us ) we chose Ireland as an equal distance from USA, Europe and Austral/Asia...we tried 3 nights ea in 8 five stars Castles/Manors to find out...More

Thank frank r
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

We stopped at the castle to check for available rooms. None to be had. The front desk staff seemed a little uppity and bothered to be asked. The grounds of the property are lovely to walk or drive around, The foyer of the castle is...More

Thank Carrie M
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Reviewed November 29, 2017

Beautiful castle with amazing gardens, I particularly enjoyed the fairy gardens with the various faries made of wire. There is a nice shop with a big selection of gift items. Staff at the castle all exceptionally helpful and friendly.

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Dee L
April 12, 2017|
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Response from MMKSt_Augustine_FL | Reviewed this property |
It's a hotel, they meet you at the door and take your car away and take in your bags. I'd email them about tours or meals. It's pretty impressive.
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mlernstthal
February 24, 2017|
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Response from PJflorida_13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the castle and grounds are beautiful. The carriage ride gives you gives you history of Ireland and the castle.
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jjdm922
March 24, 2015|
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Response from murnauontour | Reviewed this property |
hi there I would expect that they could do breakfast since there is a restaurant there that's not just for guests, but I couldn't say for certain. I am sure a quick phone call would sort that. I think it would be a great... More
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