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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location and hotel. Dinner and the spa treatment were exceptional. We were also made to feel very special on our honeymoon by having our room upgraded, complimentary cake and bubbly after our spa treatment. There were some minor problems that we did not expect from the 5 star venue, these included receiving 2 faulty kettles, used glasses left in...

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

Dear Neilan123, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently for your honeymoon, we were delighted to welcome you for such a special occasion. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I am delighted that you had a lovely stay and do intend to visit us again. It is lovely to hear...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was bought a group on voucher for my birthday for a two night stay with breakfast and a dinner on one night. I stayed with my girlfriend and we had a nice room which opened onto the spa centre and was very large and luxurious. The bathroom was huge and well stocked with soaps and creams. The hotel building...

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

Dear Conor H, Thank you for sharing your lovely feedback about your recent stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently celebrating your birthday. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your two night stay. Your kind compliments with regards your room, the spa, your dining experience and the facilities are very much appreciated. Its brilliant to hear that you felt...

Glasgow Uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a short break recently- absolutely wonderful Fabulous setting close to the lough and set amidst beautiful grounds Bedrooms are large and very well appointed I had dinner which was excellent - and what can I say about the breakfast- spectacular- especially the breakfast chef who is on duty to cook you any special egg dish you want...

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

Dear roseannefearon, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently and for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here at the castle. You kind words - especially with regard to your room, your dining experiences both at breakfast and dinner, our facilities, spa and the level of professional and...

San Mateo, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Lough Eske for 2 nights during our castle hotel tour, it was the 2nd place we stayed. This hotel was my FAVORITE place out of our whole vacation. Our rooms - extremely nice, clean and the beds felt like sleeping on clouds. The reception staff - the most helpful! They helped us get a...

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

Dear Christine B, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently during your castle hotel tour here in Ireland and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team, we are all delighted that Lough Eske Castle is your favourite castle in Ireland. We...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited lough eske with husband, baby and parents for a special birthday celebration. The hotel staff were so helpful and could not have been more accommodating. They kindly upgraded my parents to a suite for the celebrations. Had amazing breakfasts, afternoon tea and evening meals. The spa was also fantastic and the treatments top class. My only small criticism is...

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

Dear frances791, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently and for taking the time to give your feedback. I am delighted you had a fantastic stay and enjoyed your afternoon tea and meals as well as your spa experience. In regards to the pool we did encounter an issue with temperature regulation last week,...

County Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here one night in February 2017. Excellent dinner and breakfast in the restaurant. Unfortunately the bar looked overstaffed and they did not know how to serve Drumshanbo gunpowder gin!! Really let the hotel down! The leisure facilities are situated outside so we had to walk there in the cold! Not really a five star but beautiful setting and...

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

Dear hegartyvalerie, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently and for taking the time to give your feedback. Your experience in the bar is not our usual standard at Lough Eske Castle and i would like the opportunity to discuss the issue in more detail if you would reach out to me directly. I...

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service! This was our first trip to Ireland and we were amazed at the hospitality of the staff at this castle hotel. The absolute best part of our stay was meeting the bartenders Gerard and Shaun. They gave us so many recommendations and made us feel extremely welcome! If you come here you must make a stop at the...

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

Dear Lindarenee, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently and for your wonderful feedback. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team. We are delighted that enjoyed your stay - especially time spent in the gallery bar. I do look forward to welcoming you back to the castle sometime very soon. Best...

Sparta, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG was our first reaction to this "hotel", and it continued to be our reaction throughout our stay. This place is beyond anything I've stayed in, from the moment we walked in, to the moment we left. The staff was beyond accommodating and helpful and just amazing. Our rooms were perfect!!! Huge and comfortable, beds were amazing, bathrooms were more...

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

Dear Cassie0801, It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to Solis Lough Eske Castle for your break and thank you for taking time to share your experience. I'm delighted to hear that you were so impressed with the hotel , your room and the level of personal service you received and that you had such an enjoyable stay. Your...

Moville, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights mid week I could fault the room or the service the staff are a real credit to the hotel unfortunately the food did not do it for me we ate in the bar the first night it was nice but nothing exciting and the cedars the following it will a big let down ,...

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

Dear Tinofbeans, It was a pleasure to welcome you to Solis Lough Eske Castle for your recent stay and thank you sincerely for your feedback. I'm delighted to hear that, overall, you had an enjoyable experience during your two night stay - especially with regards your room and the level of professional and friendly service that you received. However, I'm...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my mum for her birthday, they did not miss a thing room was perfect and even little birthday treat in room! Food was amazing and the breakfast to the room in morning service and presentation second to none! Will be returning soon!

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

Dear aine2dohertygmail, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Lough Eske Castle recently for your mums birthday. I am delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay especially with regard your room and your dining experiences. I'm delighted to hear that you intend to return to stay with us again and we look forward to welcoming you...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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  • 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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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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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: RM955 - RM1,369 (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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“Ask to be placed in the main building, a Jr. Suite, if possible!”
RLMINVA, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room we had was very quiet”
Jackoooo6, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“a room in the castle”
davidlurg, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The standard room is better that most 5 star hotels.”
Bobwaits67, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room faced the courtyard and countryside,lovely vista.”
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