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Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel

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Carton Demesne, Maynooth W23 TD98 Ireland
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Just 25 minutes from Dublin, this luxury resort on 1,100 private acres of sweeping parkland, ancient woodlands, lakes and the meandering River Rye create the perfect backdrop for an awe-inspiring country mansion. Once the ancestral home of the Earls of Kildare and the Dukes of Leinster, this walled estate is located just 25 minutes from Dublin. Steeped in the romance of times past, explore stories and history around every corner. A wealth of resort activities await you from cycle or walking trails to tennis, falconry and fishing. Carton House has 169 bedrooms, 18 of which are in The House, our 18th century Palladian style mansion. Indulge at 3 completely unique eateries - Kathleen's Kitchen, The Morrison Room or The Carriage House; escape to Carton House Spa & Wellness featuring an 18 metre swimming pool, Jacuzzi and gymnasium. Our 2 championship eighteen-hole golf courses were designed by Colin Montgomerie and Mark O’Meara. Play the classic parkland O’Meara or take on the more challenging links-style Montgomerie. Carton House is luxury resort escapism at its best. Explore it, experience it.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Archery
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bicycles available
Boating
Game room
Golf course
Tennis court
Aerobics
Fishing
Walking tours
Kids pool
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Spa
Body wrap
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
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Non-smoking hotel
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Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
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Safe
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Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
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Paul D wrote a review Yesterday
Ashbourne, Ireland94 contributions57 helpful votes
Have to say this is a 5 star hotel in every sense of the word . Staff- top quality , hotel and decor - top quality , grounds - breathtaking . If I had one recommendation to improve this even further would be to renovate the pool area and make it more of a spa destination . Apart from that couldn’t fault it .
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Dickireland wrote a review May 2022
Dublin, Ireland74 contributions113 helpful votes
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We stayed in early April for a special birthday break. From the moment we arrived I was struck by the level of luxury and elegance on hand. After check in we were shown to our beautifully appointed suite which was super comfortable and had everything we needed. We ate in Kathleen’s, and chose to sit near the kitchens, this allowed us to watch the chefs as they worked, which was fun. Food was amazing as was the service. After a very good sleep, it was down to the restaurant for breakfast. No buffet here, service was fantastic as was the quality and quantity of the food. Anything that you could possibly want was available, and served in the most beautiful surroundings. Had a tour of the Old House from Brian Cotter, a must do for all guests. The history is fantastic and Brian’s enthusiasm makes it that little bit special. Thanks Brian, we learned a lot. After a bracing walk around the enormous gardens we lunched at the Carriage House, again the food was fantastic and Richard did a fantastic job of looking after us. Extensive on site facilities include Spa, Pool, Golf Course, Gym. Everything is to hand. A special thanks to Brian for all his efforts and Harry Glynn for making our stay so special. The level of service stands out, those that work here are very well trained and perform their duties to the highest of standards. We had the most fantastic experience and look forward to our next visit. Our thanks to all, Leah
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Sasha O Reilly Crowe, Guest Services / Front Office at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Responded 18 May 2022
Dear Dickireland, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review further to your recent stay with us at Carton House, a Fairmont Managed Hotel. It is great to learn of our guests experience of our beautiful resort and what was great about their stay. We are delighted that many of our team members made your stay so memorable in particular, Richard, Harry & Brian. I will be sure to share your feedback with the entire team and we look forward to welcoming you back to Carton House very soon! Kind regards, Sasha O’Reilly Crowe Executive Assistant to the General Manager
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SaraG wrote a review Jan 2023
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I could not recommend this treatmemt more, my therapist was brilliant, she explained the treatement, listened to me when I told her my problem areas, and was the 1st therapist to apply the correct pressure after asking me what level of pressure I preferred. After the treatment I was given a goodie bag of samples , glass of bubbles and a some sorbet, definietly these small touches added to the experience.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Carton House, Guest Services / Front Office at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Dear SaraG2902 We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Carton House. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues. We hope you felt relaxed and replenished after your visit to our Spa. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we look forward to warmly welcoming you again to Carton House in the near future. Yours sincerely, Ellen Thompson Guest Relations Manager
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Expedition225882 wrote a review Jan 2023
Dublin, Ireland2 contributions1 helpful vote
Hi there.. had a wonderful walk around golf course.. then went for a drink to Carriage House to be greeted by Karl Robyn and Erika.. such delightful staff.. this staff are so welcoming and so professional.. will visit again tomo.. thank you guys in the bar.. Steph and Anton
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Expedition225882 It was our pleasure to welcome you to Carton House a Fairmont Managed Hotel. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Carton House. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we look forward to warmly welcoming you again to Carton House in the near future. Yours sincerely, Ellen Murphy Guest Relations Manager
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Fidmart23 wrote a review Jan 2023
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We just had the most relaxing, pampered and rejuvenating few days here. I cannot emphasise how well the staff treated us and pre-empted what would make us comfortable. From greeting to departure we were made feel like we were the sole focus of care. Thank you to John and the restaurant chefs and waiting staff for the fabulous food and attention. Big praise to the concierge Ryan who took us on a tour of the historical rooms and gave us an insight into the rich cultural heritage of the house. To everyone else, those little gestures of attention topped the cake for us on what was already a treat. Many thanks to everyone here for what will be remembered as a proper restful break away after a hectic Christmas. x
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear FidelmaMartin It was our pleasure to welcome you to Carton House a Fairmont Managed Hotel. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Carton House. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we look forward to warmly welcoming you again to Carton House in the near future. Yours sincerely, Ellen Murphy Guest Relations Manager
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Oran M wrote a review Jan 2023
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We took our Team of 16 away to Fairmont Carton House for our annual Kick off event this January. Every part of the experience from the warm welcome on arrival, followed by a very quick and easy check-in, outstanding meeting facilities with the most helpful conference & events team, to the stunning surroundings of the Carriage House for lunch and dinner that evening in Kathleen's Kitchen. The menu was off the charts and choice of wines naturally superb too. Every touchpoint with the hotel from enquiery to booking to their team on the ground was world class. Breakfast in the Morrison Room was out of this world served in the 17th century former ballroom! Would highly recommend Fairmont Carton House.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Oran M It was our pleasure to welcome you and your team. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Carton House. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we look forward to warmly welcoming you again to Carton House in the near future. Yours sincerely, Ellen Murphy Guest Relations Manager
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Hazelwood wrote a review Jan 2023
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We a pleasure to stay in Carton House for my birthday. It was a fabulous and relaxed weekend! The whole journey started at the time I contacted hotel and got to chat with Olivia. She was so helpful and professional. Olivia went an extra mile to assure everything will be perfect. She did all her best to assure the times for our SPA treatments, dinner and breakfast will be just as we needed and everything was confirmed as agreed. I would like to pass the biggest thanks to the ladies working in SPA as they were amazing. We had a fabulous afternoon over there. It was a real pleasure to stay in such a beautiful place and meet so many nice people working there *****
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Gavin Fogarty, Guest Services / Front Office at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Saule1010 It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family over the festive season. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Carton House. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we look forward to warmly welcoming you again to Carton House in the near future. Yours sincerely, Gavin Fogarty Director of Rooms
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David G wrote a review Jan 2023
What a beautifully located hotel with super service and food in the little restaurant is just amazing, top food with a talented head chef with a beautiful execution. Fair play Team 100% best place I have been in a long time check it out Guys
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Gavin Fogarty, Guest Services / Front Office at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear J6183YCdavidg It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family over the festive season. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Carton House. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we look forward to warmly welcoming you again to Carton House in the near future. Yours sincerely, Gavin Fogarty Director of Rooms
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Helen M wrote a review Jan 2023
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We had very tasty cocktails in a n area full of ambience lovely staff and a very handsome barman!!..we then proceeded into the dining area, the carriage house, I think....we ordered from a girl called Grace who was extremely gracious...steak, fish tikka were the dishes we picked...loved every scrumpy, tantalising morsel
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear R4237YFhelenm It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family over the festive season. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Carton House. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we look forward to warmly welcoming you again to Carton House in the near future. Yours sincerely, Gavin Fogarty Director of Rooms
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helen o c wrote a review Jan 2023
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We visited the hotel during the day, enjoying a walk on the grounds and had a coffee in the hotel. I really like the new refurbishment done, it looks great. All the staff are lovely, especially Ann in reception. Keep up the good work!
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Gavin Fogarty, Guest Services / Front Office at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear helenoc779 It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family over the festive season. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Carton House. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and I will be delighted to share your kind comments and compliments with all our colleagues. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we look forward to warmly welcoming you again to Carton House in the near future. Yours sincerely, Gavin Fogarty Director of Rooms
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PRICE RANGE
US$283 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
carton house hotel and golf club, carton hotel maynooth
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Carton House
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of LeinsterCounty KildareMaynooth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
169
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Frequently Asked Questions about Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Castletown House (5.2 km), Clonfert Pet Farm (7.3 km), and Maynooth Castle (2.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Michelangelo Restaurant, The Village Inn, and Salmon Leap Inn Gastropub.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Castletown House (5.2 km) and Maynooth Castle (2.1 km).
Does Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.