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 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 guestroom accommodation offerings 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 Solis Lough Eske Castle is a pet friendly hotel - view our pet services in the section below.
ROLL-AWAY BEDS An extra roll-away bed (for an adult or child) can be placed in your guestroom at your request and is subject to the following rates (B&B): €72.00 for adults over the age of 15 years €60.00 for young adults over 12 and under…
Luxurious Presidential Accommodation in Ireland 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 style furniture…
The Vice Presidential Suite is an ensuite bedroom that interconnects to a second castle suite and is designed to meet your every need during your stay in Donegal. At approximately 42 square meters in size or just under 500 sq ft. this original suite reflects the impressive standards of the hotel whilst…
These are wonderfully spacious open plan suites, providing you with hotel accommodation measuring some 65 square meters or approximately 700 sq ft. in size. In true Ireland castle style, each one has a solid oak king size bed, either four poster or canopé in design, with upholstered bed seat and dedicated…
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.…
These are extra spacious open plan hotel 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 this castle was being restored 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 5 star castle hotel, and are accessed from outdoors. The groundfloor Courtyard Rooms are spacious and…
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.
Accommodation - Upgrade Your Room to a Suite: Click here 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 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 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 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.