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Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa

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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 3 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 3 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 4 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...

enniskillen, fermanagh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely love staying at Lough Eske. It's a fantastic place to relax and unwind. Staff really make your stay at the castle a special one. I can't thank the staff enough, they are brilliant!!! We were very fortunate to stay in a junior suite, with an amazing view of the mountains. The room was so great, that we didn't...

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

Dear l0rrelle, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to your room and the level of professional and personal service you received. I am thrilled to hear that...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looks lovely. Grounds pleasant. Rooms good size. Staff friendly and obliging. Dinner in the restaurant was nice but expensive. Had planned to have some drinks at the bar afterwards, so looked for cash back to pay the babysitter however the reception and bar staff were adamant that there is no cash back facility and no option to add babysitting to...

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

Dear Karen K, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay - especially with regard to your room, the grounds of the castle, your dining experience and the level of professional and personal service you...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son had bought a two night stay at this beautiful hotel which included B&B for both nights plus one evening meal. It was a birthday/Christmas treat that I couldn't wait to experience. My husband and I arrived on a very blustery Thursday afternoon in February. The room was perfect very spacious and clean. The staff very friendly and professional....

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

Dear katemaguiregametkmg, Thank you for sharing you valuable feedback from your recent two night stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regards to your dining experiences, your spacious room and the level of friendly and professional service your received. Please be assured I have...

dublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

9.5 put of ten for lough Eske - wonderful hotel in a quiet corner of county Donegal. The staff were amazing, helpful, courteous and at all times professional. The food is to die for and not overpriced and the rooms are amazing. We loved the setting - lovely lakeside walks and forest tracks for those who want to stay nearby....

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

Dear traolach65, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to your room, your dining experience and the level of professional and personal service you received. I am glad...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have just returned from an enjoyable two night stay in the castle. The staff were really lovely, friendly and attentive. I would however say that to me this hotel is not up to the 5* that I was expecting. Our deluxe room was nice but definitely had some obvious wear and tear . Our room was...

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

Dear Claire D, Thank you for choosing to stay with us recently at Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa and for taking time to share your valuable feedback. Firstly I would like to thank you for your kind compliments I am delighted that overall you had an enjoyable stay – especially with regard to the professional and friendly...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a one night stay here and wished we could have stayed longer. The service was top class, Liam in the restaurant was a credit to the hotel. The food was the best we've had in any hotel in Ireland. Our room was fabulous and so spacious. The pool and spa were amazing. Will definitely be back.

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

Dear Ilovehotels22, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - especially with regard to your room, your dining experience, your pool and spa experience and the level of professional and personal service you received. I will...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • 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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: €190 - €291 (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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“Room we had was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Jackoooo6, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“a room in the castle”
 of 5 bubbles davidlurg, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The standard room is better that most 5 star hotels.”
 of 5 bubbles Bobwaits67, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room faced the courtyard and countryside,lovely vista.”
 of 5 bubbles 91Davey, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that has been refurbished”
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  • Impresive bathroom on first inspection
  • Impressive initial impression very grand
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