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Charming Country Elegance & Contemporary Convenience

Tucked within the woodlands of Northwest Ireland, Lough Eske Castle, a luxury Castle Hotel & Spa offers exceptional accommodations in Donegal, set in a meticulously restored 17th century castle. This is the only 5 star castle hotel in Donegal and 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 castle accommodation offerings in Ireland range 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 antique-style furniture and private access to the castle tower.

Enjoy the spa influenced bathrooms with boutique 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 Hotel the premier choice for a short or extended stay in county Donegal.

Please note that Solís Lough Eske Castle is a pet friendly hotel - view our pet services in the section below.

Disability Access

Solís Lough Eske Castle offers a range of facilities for guests with a perspective on disability including the following:

  • Designated car parking
  • All areas fully wheelchair accessible – including reception, Gallery Bar, Cedars Restaurant and meeting rooms
  • Numerous spacious elevators to various levels available
  • Fully accessible guestrooms with wireless internet access
  • Interconnecting guestrooms
  • Designated washrooms with grab rails, wheel-in showers or lower access baths with emergency call alarm
  • Wide corridors and doorways
  • Assistance dogs and other pets are welcome

Pet Friendly Accommodation

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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, or visit our Pet Policy page.

Amenity Guide

Here at Lough Eske Castle, we can provide amenities for you or for your guest, partner or client.

And it does not have to be for a special occasion - it may be a simple welcome amenity or perhaps something extra special to mark the arrival of a VIP.

However, a personalised gesture for a wedding couple or a token surprise for someone's birthday is what can help make such an occasion all the more memorable.

Click here to view our range of amenities and get ideas as to how you can make someone's stay at Lough Eske Castle that little bit extra special!

To arrange an amenity for your room, please contact our reservations team on +353 7497 25100 or email us at

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 you're 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.

  • Accommodation - Upgrade Your Room to a Suite: Call us directly and we will check if there are any suites available during your stay.

  • Great Outdoors: Hire a Walking Guide to accompany you on your exploration of the nearby Lough Eske and the Bluestack Mountains and/or Donegal’s Great Outdoors.  €100 per couple / family per day.

  • 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 top golf courses in the North West of Ireland, a region previously voted as a European Golf Destination.

  • 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 11am every Saturday morning (and by request) and brings you through the rich history of the Lough Eske Estate and its owners. €10 per person.

  • The Spa Solís Essential Facial: Our most popular facial in Spa Solis - pre-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 10.30pm in the Gallery Bar with main courses priced from €11.00

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