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Dromoland Castle

Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
+353 61 368 144
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Great golf course

Very hilly - we thought that all of the holes ran uphill and against the wind for the front nine... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
m2swim
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Not to be Missed !

Beautiful accommodations, fantastic food and excellent service. Also available are numerous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
M7894RJpamelab
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CANFIELD, United States
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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” (36 reviews)
“hawk walk” (20 reviews)
“walled garden” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
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+353 61 368 144
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"golf course"
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"hawk walk"
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"walled garden"
in 15 reviews
"dining room"
in 9 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 6 reviews
"shannon airport"
in 12 reviews
"grounds are beautiful"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful hotel"
in 4 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 8 reviews
"star hotel"
in 9 reviews
"horseback riding"
in 4 reviews
"high tea"
in 12 reviews
"harris hawk"
in 10 reviews
"county clare"
in 6 reviews
"carriage ride"
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"clay shooting"
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"cocktail bar"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very hilly - we thought that all of the holes ran uphill and against the wind for the front nine. Back nine opens up but is still tricky. Great conditions all throughout.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful accommodations, fantastic food and excellent service. Also available are numerous activities such as falconry, archery, golf, horseback riding and a gorgeous walled garden! Absolutely worth a visit, you won’t be disappointed.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds are quite lovely. The walled garden is a true pleasure. Also the lake is quite pretty, and there are a number of walking paths

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would of loved to of stayed here and perhaps we will next time we visit County Clare. We followed a walk along well maintained paths and woodland. Spoke with friendly golfers on route and spent some time by the tranquil lake. A beautiful spot...More

Thank Elaine K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day. Make sure you get afternoon tea or dinner in the castle after enjoying the grounds. The fairy walk, nature trails, golf and more. Inside there are also musicians. Live size chess and more

Thank Pania L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived on the grounds, we felt special. Each member of the staff treated us like royalty. From the gentleman who helped us out of our car to the front desk specialists who walked us to our room and made sure we...More

Thank Cmkat
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How many people can say they have slept in a real castle? Stay here, and you can! Not only are you staying in a real castle, but there is world-class golf, carriage rides, falconry, archery, a clubhouse with a pool and exercise equipment. The bed...More

Thank Mary S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exquisite property that will make you feel like royalty walking its stately hallways. Amazing dinner at Earl of Thomond and delicious after dinner drinks and personal concert care of bartender/crooner Frank! A must stay!

Thank namurban
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ah-Ma-Zing. Right from the time we checked in, to the time when we very reluctantly had to leave - a fantastic experience all around. Was very graciously upgraded to a stateroom upon arrival - most incredible bathroom I've ever seen. Had dinner in the Earl...More

Thank PETLAND M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel was special from the moment we arrived. Everything was thought through - upon arrival, I received a booklet with our pre-arranged activities indicated on separate cards with the times and locations. All of the staff was attentive and warm. We had lunch, dinner...More

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Dee L
12 April 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
24 February 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
24 March 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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