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Charming Country Elegance & Contemporary Convenience

Tucked within the woodlands of Northwest Ireland, this lovingly restored castle-hotel blends its historic past with a dash of contemporary elegance. As the only five-star hotel in Donegal, Lough Eske Castle, a luxury Castle Hotel & Spa, offers exceptional accommodations set in a meticulously restored 17th century castle. Featuring just 96 guest rooms, two bars and a restaurant, conference and banqueting suites, and a luxuriant spa, this secluded hideaway beckons you to a rural retreat of exquisite style.

The allure of Lough Eske Castle lies in its contradictions. Despite its glass and stone façade, the hotel maintains a blend of casual, country-style comfort and modern luxury. Simply put, this award-winning castle-hotel offers a fresh perspective on castle living.

Our castle accommodation offerings in Ireland range from the contemporary style of our Garden Suites to the country charm of our Courtyard rooms - that were converted from stables - to the more traditional elegance of our Presidential Castle Suites - with private access to the castle tower.

Enjoy the spa influenced bathrooms with boutique amenities and rainforest showers, stylish flat-screen televisions and wireless Internet, and oversized windows opening onto meticulously manicured grounds.

See what makes Lough Eske Castle Hotel the premier choice for a stay of any length 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:

  • 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

At Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, we are dedicated to ensuring a relaxing and comfortable experience for all hotel guests – for man and his best friend! Bring your dog or cat along on your holiday to stay in one of our pet-friendly Courtyard Rooms or Garden Suites.

Treat your furry friend to his or her very own welcome basket, bed, food and water tray, blanket, and toy. Should you require information about local veterinarians, groomers, or our additional pet-friendly hotel services, simply ask our concierge or visit our Pet Policy page.

Amenity Guide

Be it a spur-of-the-moment day trip or much anticipated vacation, Lough Eske Castle is ideal for any getaway. Make use of our available amenities with your family or reserve a room for a guest, partner, or client.

Be it something as simple as a welcome amenity or perhaps something extra special to mark the arrival of a VIP, we will be sure to provide you with the perfect amenity.

From a business meeting to a grand wedding, a personalised gesture or token surprise can help make an occasion all the more memorable.

View our range of amenities for ideas as to how you can make someone's stay at Lough Eske Castle extra special!

Email our reservations team or call +353 7497 25100 to arrange an amenity for your room.

Enhance Your Stay

Have you ever booked a hotel with intent to visit the spa, go golfing, fishing, or hiking, only to find out upon your arrival that there are no activity availabilities? Our team at Lough Eske Castle will make sure you can make the most of your stay, providing you with a list of enhancements that maps out available activities and amenities.

  • Accommodation - Upgrade Your Room to a Suite: Call us directly, and we will upgrade you to a suite upon request and availability.

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

  • Order a Packed Lunch: This tasty lunch comes pre-packed in a rucksack with a disposable camera. You are welcome to use of one of our hotel walking sticks and maps. €20 per adult and €10 per child

  • Golfing: Enjoy a few holes of golf at Murvagh (Donegal Golf Course), one of Donegal’s finest championship links courses that is within a 10-minute drive of the hotel. Preferential green fees are €35 per person during midweek and €45 per person on weekends. Donegal Golf Course is among the top courses in Northwest Ireland, a region previously voted as a European Golf Destination.

  • Pet Pooch: Bring your pet dog or cat on your holiday vacation – pets are welcome in our Courtyard Guestrooms and Garden Suites. Each pooch receives a welcome basket, bed, blanket, food and water tray, and toy. 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 TourTake a historic tour of Lough Eske Castle and grounds – this tour runs from 11.00 AM 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 Solís - pre-book an appointment 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 an appointment for only €90 per adult.

  • Dinner at Cedars Grill: Enjoy a three-course table d’hôte dinner in Cedars Restaurant followed by 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 uoon until 10.30 PM in the Gallery Bar with main courses beginning at €11.00

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