Dromoland Castle, dating from the early 18th century, stands on a 375-acre estate and offers extensive indoor leisure activities and outdoor pursuits. The team are wholly committed to caring for guests. The thoughtfully equipped bedrooms and suites vary in style but all provide excellent levels of comfort, and the magnificent public rooms, warmed by log fires, are no less impressive. The hotel has several dining options - the elegant fine-dining Earl of Thomond, the less formal Fig Tree in the golf clubhouse, and The Gallery which offers a menu all day.
The 75 guest rooms and suites have been individually decorated with great attention to detail. The rooms are medium and large in size and in exceptional condition. The decor includes rich damask wallpaper, antique furnishings and custom-designed curtains and drapes. The suites are in the centre of the Castle and the bedrooms are in an annexe that leads off the main building, through a Tudor Courtyard. The dining room has been named best restaurant in Ireland by Egon Ronay and is extremely elegant with chandeliers and candles. This is a historic hotel which dates back to the 16th century and is set in huge, romantic gardens and woodland near a Lake. On entering the hotel, there is a medium sized lobby which has priceless reminders of the Castles historic past including splendid wood and stone carvings and original oil paintings. Refurbished and transformed into a luxury hotel in 1962, it retains its priceless reminders of the Castles historic past. Splendid wood carvings and stone statuary, hand carver paneling, fine antique furnishings surround guests. On site activities include a 72 par course is a traditional parkland creation meandering through the lakes,marsh and woodlands of one of Ireland greatest Castle estates. Guest may also partake in Fishing which is also available for residents on the lake, additional to this Archery and Clay pigeon shooting is also available November - January. Health and Leisure facilities include 17metre Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna and fully equipped Gymnasium.(10/05TM)
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Located on a 410-acre estate, this hotel is just 12 Km's from Shannon Airport and is one of the most exclusive baronial castles in Ireland. It is situated in the heart of the Clare countryside and local attractions include Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.