Charming Country Elegance & Contemporary Convenience
Tucked within the woodlands of Northwest Ireland, Lough Eske Castle, a luxury Castle Hotel & Spa offers exceptional Donegal accommodation in a meticulously restored 17th century castle. This is the only 5 star castle hotel in Donegal and the accommodation features just 96 guest rooms, two bars and a restaurant, conference and banqueting suites and a luxuriant spa. This secluded hideaway beckons you to leave civilization behind in exquisite style.
The allure of Lough Eske Castle lies in its intriguing contradictions. Despite an imposing glass and stone façade, an easygoing blend of casual, country-style comfort and modern luxury awaits inside. Simply put, this award-winning luxury castle hotel offers a fresh perspective on castle living.
Our Donegal accommodation ranges from the contemporary stylishness of our Garden Suites…to the country charm of our converted stables…to the more traditional elegance of our Presidential Castle Suites with their leaded windows, exquisite antiques and private access to the castle tower. There are Spa-style bathrooms with boutique bath amenities and exhilarating rainforest showers; stylish flat-screen televisions and wireless Internet; oversized windows opening onto meticulously manicured grounds. It's the perfect convergence of simple and sublime. See what makes Lough Eske Castle the premier choice for Donegal accommodation. Our luxury Castle hotel is also pet friendly - view our pet services.
This magnificent suite houses 2 ensuite bedrooms and a spacious drawing room with separating doors totaling 181 square meters or just under 2,000 sq ft.The Presidential Suite also offers private access to the castle tower. There is period furniture throughout the suite and each bedroom has a hand carved…
The Vice Presidential Suite is an ensuite bedroom that interconnects to a second Castle suite. At approximately 42 square meters in size or just under 500 sq ft. this original castle suite offers one of the best views of the Castle Estate. Together with its seperate living room, this suite is decorated…
These are wonderfully spacious open plan suites measuring 65 square meters or approximately 700 sq ft. in size. Each has a solid oak king size bed, either four poster or canope style, with upholstered bed seat and dedicated dressing table. There is luxurious carpeting in the bedrooms with timber bordering…
Typically 46 square meters or approximately 500 sq ft. in size, our Deluxe Guestrooms are finished to the highest of 5 star standards with bespoke oak furniture and deep pile carpet throughout. Decorated in relaxing warm neutral tones they reflect the peaceful surroundings of the forest and lake. Rooms…
These are extra spacious open plan suites measuring between 84 - 91 square meters or between 900 and 1000 sq ft. in size. Accessed from outdoors, the Garden Suites were created when the Castle was being reconstructed in 2007 and are located opposite Spa Solis within the original Castle walls. Each…
Typically 35 – 40 square meters or about 375 – 425 sq ft in size, the fourteen guestrooms which make up the Courtyard Guestrooms were created from the original stables at the side of this historic Castle and are accessed from outdoors. The groundfloor Courtyard Rooms are spacious and flooded with natural…
Pet Friendly Accommodation
At Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa we are dedicated to ensuring a relaxing and comfortable experience for all hotel guests – both man and man’s best friend!. Bring your dog or cat along on holiday to our pet-friendly hotel in Ireland, where pets are welcome, and even pampered, in our Courtyard Guestrooms and Garden Suites.
Treat your loyal friend to his or her very own welcome bed basket and blanket, toy, and food & water tray. Should you require information about local veterinarians, groomers, or our additional pet-friendly hotel services in Ireland, simply ask our concierge.
Enhance Your Stay
Have you ever stayed at an hotel and wanted to visit the Spa, go golfing, fishing or hiking only to find there's no space available now your there! Well we want you to make the most of your stay with us and have a list of activities and treats available that you can book in advance that will enhance your visit to Lough Eske Castle.
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Great Outdoors: Hire a Walking Guide to accompany you on your exploration of Donegal’s Great Outdoors for a day. €100 per couple / family.
Order a Packed Lunch: This tasty lunch comes pre-packed in a rucksack with a disposable camera, use of one of our Hotel Walking Sticks and a Map. €20 per adult and €10 per child.
Golfing: Choose to golf at Murvagh (Donegal Golf Course) which is one of Donegal’s finest championship links courses and is within a 10 minute drive of the hotel. Preferential green fees are €35 per person midweek and €45 per person weekends. Donegal Golf Course is among the golf courses in the Northwest of Ireland which has been voted European Golf Destination 2011.
Pet Pooch: Bring your pet Dog or Cat on holiday – pet pooches are welcome in our Courtyard Guestrooms and Garden Suites. Each pooch receives a welcome bed basket and blanket, a toy and a food and water tray. We can also arrange dog grooming (priced between €30 and €50 depending on dog size) and a dog walking service at €20 per hour.
Historic Tour: Take a Historic Tour of Lough Eske Castle and Grounds – This tour runs from 2pm to 3pm daily and brings you through the rich history of the Lough Eske Estate and its owners. €10 per person.
The Spa Solis Essential Facial: Our most popular facial in Spa Solis - per-book and you can enjoy it for only €85 per adult.
The Real Aromatherapy Associates Experience: A full body massage using personally selected essential oils to soothe and relax the body - pre-book and you can enjoy it for only €90 per adult.
Dinner in Cedars Restaurant: Enjoy a three course table d’hote dinner in Cedars Restaurant followed with your choice of tea or coffee for just €55 per person. Children’s dinner - €10 per main course and €4 per dessert.
Gallery Bar – A comprehensive Bistro Menu is available daily from Noon until 11pm in the Gallery Bar with main courses priced from €11 to €22.50.