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Clontarf Castle Hotel

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We called to book the Royal suite room 414 and a fantastic fellow by the name of Graham took the booking and though we had many questions he answered them with great knowledge and patience. Upon arriving at check in we were taken by surprise by the grand entrance..this castle hotel is a hidden gem and one we will be...

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

Dear Lesley G, Thank you for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I am thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed our 12th century castle especially the Royal Suite. The Royal Suite has recently been refurbished with fantastic results so your positive feedback is greatly appreciated. We really enjoyed taking care of you all over the weekend, and thank you...

Cavan
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Beautiful autumnal setting driving and walking up the driveway with leaves scattered everywhere. Set the scene of the castle majestically. The lions are a great feature at the front door. Plenty of car parking spaces. This gave us peace of mind when going into the city centre. The duty manager was of great assistance to us. Very polite and helping...

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

Dear Lizzy565, Wow what a brilliant review. I am thrilled to hear that you had such a memorable experience and we thank you for your kind comments about our exceptional service that we are so proud to deliver to all our guests. I am pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience and cocktails in the Knights Bar. We have recently...

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Elaine was great reminded me of Mrs Doyle Lovely hotel, food was first class ,rooms very clean and spacious with comfortable beds. They have hop house 13 on draught in the bar and there is free unlimited wifi with no password hassle !!! Only been here one day and my family and I already love it !

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

Dear jacksian, I was delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at Clontarf Castle Hotel and that you thoroughly enjoyed the food and special service you received all our team but especially from Elaine. I know she will be delighted with your Mrs Doyle comment! Many thanks for taking the time to write up this lovely review and...

Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We were very surprised and impressed with the hotel room. It was very clean, classy and roomy for the price. The hotel clientele were dark dresses and suits while we were more casual, but was treated very well by the staff. Would stay there again...and recommend it highly.

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

Dear Bobora, Many thanks for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay especially your accommodation. We have recently just completed a refurbishment programme of some of our suite products so you positive feedback is greatly appreciated. I hope it is not too long before we have the chance of welcoming you...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Stayed here overnight on my wife's birthday. Be warned the traffic in Dublin is beyond compare. But on arrival all the stress just melts away. The staff all are very attentive and the rooms are well equipped with very comfortable beds. This hotel is wrapped around an old castle but all the facilities are very up to date. We dined...

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

Dear AndyMarshall2013, Thank you for taking the time to write such a brilliant review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you and your wife had such a magnificent stay with us especially as it was your wife’s birthday. Our decor really focuses on cherishing the old elements of the 12th century castle while still incorporating a classic and contemporary...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

we got a great deal to stay here to visit family in Dublin , as there house was very close to the castle and all i can say is brilliant. this has to be one of best hotels we have stayed in, the staff are one of the most friendliest we have ever met. from the amazing breakfast to the...

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

Dear bert1961, Thank you for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I was delighted to hear the hotel and staff exceeded your expectations and that you thoroughly enjoyed the food and service you received from our professional and friendly staff. I hope it is not too long before we have the privilege and the pleasure of welcoming you back again....

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Very nice place to stay and beds are really comfortable. The food was amazing and the he staff were very helpful. Really nice wedding venue. Nicely located close to centre of Dublin and easy to get to the airport

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

Dear PeterMcFerran, Many thanks for your review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I am delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed you stay with us here at the hotel especially our professional and friendly staff. Our 12th century castle is indeed a fabulous wedding venue and I am pleased that our location worked so well for you. Thank you once again and I...

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Treated my mum to afternoon tea here in October. What an experience! The food was really divine and you were made feel like royalty by the super attentive staff. You get an introduction to all different teas and the sweet and savoury treats are served in really beautiful and unique servers. We even treated ourselves to a few tasty cocktails...

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Dear Barbara G, Many thanks for your brilliant review of your visit to Clontarf Castle Hotel. I am thrilled to hear that you and your mum thoroughly enjoyed your Fusion Tea dining experience. The new Fusion Tea has only recently been launched so your positive feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you...

Manchester
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here last weekend on a visit to Dublin. We chose to stay at this hotel as we wanted something a bit more romantic away from the centre. It is simply stunning. The interior is just as beautiful as the exterior. The room was lovely, clean and the bed was huge. The shower was great too....

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

Dear beccaboo842015, Thank you for taking the time to write such a brilliant review following your stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Clontarf Castle Hotel in particular the overall decor of our 12th century hotel. Our team here at the Castle are very passionate about delivering a highly personalized service and I...

Belfast
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last night. This was a wedding gift from a friend which included stay, meal & breakfast. Hotel is a 20 minute walk from centre of Dublin or around €12 for a taxi. Hotel is gorgeous, set in lovely grounds. Incredibly friendly staff, with quite a few nationalities working there which was charming. Best thing by a mile was...

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Dear Jomagee, Many thanks for your brilliant review of Clontarf Castle Hotel. I am thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us here at the Hotel, in particular your dining experience in the Fahrenheit Restaurant. Our Fahrenheit Restaurant has recently been awarded their second AA Rosette so your feedback is greatly appreciated. We do look forward to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • 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
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: €118 - €246 (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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