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Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa

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Mayo
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

By far the best hotel in South Donegal. Been there for a wedding and dining as a couple. In both instances, the food and service were excellent, definitely a 5 star experience. The grounds are lovely to walk around. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I just spent two nights in the Solis Lough Eske Castle hotel. From the moment I called to make the reservation to the time we drove out the gate to come home, we were treated like royalty. It truly is the place where everyone knows your name! The hotel somehow manages​ to be majestic yet homely -...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed one night to celebrate husbands birthday. The room was lovely (although the shower water temperature was v erratic) We had dinner and breakfast in the hotel and unfortunately both meals were disappointing. The starter of scallops with passion fruit was as strange as it sounds and the main course of steak was over cooked. Breakfast was cold (as it...

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Thank Carny C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend surprised me with a night here for our anniversary and I was so excited as I had heard raving reviews! The staff were AMAZING !! I wish I could remember names but I'm awful lol the men that met us at the door and carried out bags to and from the car were the nicest men I've met,...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear MT Ó, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for staying with us at Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa recently for your anniversary. Firstly, thank you for your kind compliments with regards our staff members, I will be sure to pass on your lovely words. I am delighted to hear that you...

londonderry northern ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I had been wanting to stay at Lough Eske for quite a while, and decided that with a new job contact that we would finally take the plunge and celebrate our engagement as well with a weekend stay here. We decided on the Wild Atlantic Way package as we though it was of best value to us...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lauraha23, Many thanks for staying with us recently here at Lough Eske Castle on such a special occasion for you and your fiancé and for taking the time to share your experience. I'm genuinely disappointed to hear of the issues you encountered with your room during your stay - please accept my sincerest apologies and be assured that these...

Northern Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is superb, lovely old castle tastefully restored. Rooms are all quite new although they have managed to make them on 3 different levels and very spread out hence getting to the room was quite a walk and with many stairs. Staff are all very good and welcoming, especially in the restaurant there are some truly excellent people. Room...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear speedbird1984, It was our pleasure to welcome you to Solis Lough Eske Castle recently and thank you sincerely for taking the time to share your experience. I am delighted to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay in the grounds and the castle. We have a range of bedroom types including guest rooms located in the castle and outside...

Rowayton, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed the accommodations and locations. Ate in both restaurants. Divine! The staff was super friendly and offered great local sights to see. Did not use the spa, but took a peek. Beautiful!

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear row8on, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently on a two night stay. Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to your room, your dining experiences in both the Gallery Bar & Cedars...

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this castle hotel as part of a castle hotel tour. The location was excellent as it is right next to Donegal for touring, shopping and eating. The castle exterior is gorgeous and imposing - true castle. The interior has been basically converted into a hotel so does not retain a huge amount of castle feel but is...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Stacie P, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently and for sharing your feedback. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the castle and your adventures around Donegal. I do hope that you will return to stay with us...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best hotel I have ever stayed in. The only downside I found after staying in this place the first time was that I couldn't find another hotel that even came close to it when booking another weekend away, So my wife and I had to go back. When you arrive you are met with the...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear jamesgpm, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again at Lough Eske Castle, I am delighted to hear that your second stay was just as good as your first and that the castle is the best place that you have ever stayed in. Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback. Your kind compliments are...

County Fermanagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite resorts to date. A touch of class, service is second to none and is situated in a perfect location. I would return here in a heartbeat. Faultless and staff that are well trained and knowledgable

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear del651, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated and its great to hear that Lough Eske Castle is your favourite place to come and stay. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to the level of professional and personal...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa is an historic castle dating to the 15th century and the O'Donnell Clan, the founding fathers of Donegal. Set in a secluded storybook location within 43 acres of native woodland on the shores of Lough Eske with the dramatic Bluestack Mountains as a stunning backdrop, it is the ideal place to relax and experience superior hospitality and exceptional friendly service. Winner of the 'World's Best Luxury Country Hotel' title in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and topping 'My Guide Ireland's Top 10 Hotels in Ireland, this lovingly restored castle hotel blends its historic past with a dash of contemporary luxury where you can escape into a world of relaxed elegance. From the spa to the dining table to your beautifully appointed guestroom, we provide a truly accommodating environment where our dedication to the guest is thoughtful, reliable, consistent and complete - a place where superb service and superior amenities make every day here a perfect day. Step into Solís Lough Eske Castle, and you step into an imposing Tudor-baronial castle, lavishly refurbished in 2007 and extended to create the modern comforts and graceful luxury of a world class boutique hotel. With stunning views and easy access to the great outdoors, the natural, unspoiled landscape is as magnificent as the hotel itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa

Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: €189 - €290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Lough Eske Castle Hotel Donegal Town
Solis Lough Eske Castle Donegal
Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Donegal Town
#3 Business Hotel in Donegal Town
#3 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
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