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Clontarf Castle Hotel

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My boyfriend booked the Clontarf Castle hotel for our Anniversary little did i know he was also planning on proposing. The hotel is amazing! food is spectacular, staff are very helpful and kind, views are brilliant, decor of the hotel is not to be missed! We got a hire car out so was very easy to get around Dublin and...

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chel_13, Massive congratulations on your recent engagement! What brilliant news! I am thrilled to hear that you and your new Fiancé enjoyed your stay at Clontarf Castle Hotel especially your dining experience in the Fahrenheit Restaurant. Our Fahrenheit Restaurant was recently awarded with their second AA rosette so your positive feedback is greatly appreciated. I do hope that we...

Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

I took my partner here for a romantic break. I had stayed here through business before and knew how beautiful it was. This hotel offers the perfect setting for a romantic get away. The hotel decor is beautiful but it truly is the staff that make your stay here very special indeed. They truly know the art of making you...

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RyanandClaire, Thank you for your amazing review of our beautiful hotel. We thank you for your kind comments about the exceptional and welcoming service that we are so proud to deliver to all our guests. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience at Clontarf Castle and please be assured that I will notify all relevant staff....

Ballyconnell
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had a very enjoyable overnight stay in Clontarf Castle. Our room was a triple room and it was very clean and comfortable. We had an evening meal and it was really nice. Would have liked to have had more vegetables included with the meal. Starter and dessert were fabulous.

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear farrell278, Thank you for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I was delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us here at the hotel especially your dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to Clontarf Castle in the future. David Hennessy General Manager

Minnesota
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed at Clontarf while in Dublin and the amenities, location, food and room were AMAZING. The Castle hotel is incredibly eclectic with modern accommodations built into to the castle with inspiring and thoughtful design. The staff were very inviting, friendly and directed us to sites in Dublin that enabled us to get the most out of our 2-days before...

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Heidi C, Wow what a brilliant review! Thank you for taking the time to post this review and I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and that our team looked after you so well. I will be sure to pass on your feedback to our management and staff and look forward to welcoming...

ENNISKILLEN
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Clontarf Castle Hotel was very enjoyable we were at a family wedding and the staff and accommodation was excellent . the rooms were clean and very comfortable and although the hotel seemed to be full we had a quiet nights sleep.

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jackiegallinagh, Thank you very much for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience, from the comfort of the room to the service provided by our excellent team especially as it was such a special occasion. Thank you again for this kind review, David Hennessy General Manager

Owosso, Michigan
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Clontarf Castle is one of the best places to stay while on vacation in Dublin. The staff was very welcoming and was always friendly and helpful. It has a completely different feel from other hotels, combining history with modern comforts. And the food was absolutely divine! Everything was clean and well kept. Our room was spacious and very modern with...

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Melissa G, Thank you for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Hotel especially our professional and friendly staff. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and we are delighted to share your comments with the team, who undoubtedly will be encouraged by your remarks....

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Fabulous room traditional castle features. Lovely atmosphere throughout the hotel. Interesting surroundings in keeping with the original castle with a modern twist. Restaurant lovely ambiance and good food menu & very reasonable. Overall the staff were friendly ,helpful and polite.

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Deborah R, Thank you for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and that our team looked after you so well. Our decor really focuses on cherishing the old element of our 12th century castle with a classic yet contemporary edge. I am delighted that this was...

Birmingham
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I booked two nights here from Friday 16th October - Sunday 18th October for my husbands suprise birthday, an additional 18 family members joined us here for our stay, the hotel were great at keeping this a secret on our arrival and were exceptional throughout our stay! I would recommend this hotel to anyone, its only 15 minutes from Dublin...

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Possum2010, Many thanks for your brilliant review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay especially as it was for such a special occasion! I do hope your husband got a lovely surprise and I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Many thanks, David Hennessy, General...

Holland, Michigan
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The atmosphere in tis castle hotel is very eclectic. A nicely done mixture of old and new. The rooms are very modern and certainly are not reminiscent of castle rooms, but they are wonderfully comfortable hotel rooms. We very much enjoyed our meal in the bar, and the live music was a nice bonus. Marta did a great job of...

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DHennessyClontarf, General Manager at Clontarf Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Heather L, Many thanks for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. At Clontarf Castle, our decor really focuses on cherishing the elements of the original castle while still keeping a quirky and contemporary edge and I am thrilled that this was apparent to you during your stay with us. I am pleased that you enjoyed your experience of our...

Texas
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Although expensive, I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful this castle hotel is. The rooms are HUGE and updated with all the latest gadgets with deep tubs some claw footed. The beds are sOFT and with wonderful four posters. Full mini bar in the room, room service, great views, and truly an old castle completely redone. The pub is...

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Dear zsazsazoomzoom, Wow what a brilliant review. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed you stay with us here at Clontarf Castle Hotel especially the suite in which you stayed in. We have recently just completed a refurbishment programme on some of our suite products so your positive feedback...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celebrate, chill out, or relish in a little of both. Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin, Ireland is a perfect blend of a boutique and luxury hotel, providing unique style and exceptional service in comfortable surroundings. This unique luxury hotel in Dublin is well thought out from the guests' point of view by providing a modern aesthetic built around an ancient form. Located just 10 minutes from the heart of Dublin City Centre and 5 miles from Dublin Airport, the Clontarf Castle Hotel in Ireland is an oasis, tucked away in a tranquil setting, surrounded by fabulous golf courses and the sounds of lapping waters from the Irish Sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clontarf Castle Hotel

Address: Castle Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin D3, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: €121 - €215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clontarf Castle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 111
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#11 Business Hotel in Dublin
#15 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#16 Family Hotel in Dublin
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