Ashford Castle is a luxurious five-star hotel situated along the shores of Lough Corrib in Cong, County Mayo. The beautiful property dates back to 1228 and was once the Guinness family estate.
Dating back to 1228 and once the estate of the Guinness family, the magnificent Ashford Castle first opened as a hotel in 1939. The Cong, County Mayo accommodation has a long tradition of hospitality and has won awards From ‘Conde Nast Traveller’ and ‘Travel & Leisure’ magazines in recent years.
Many of the 83 rooms retain their original features, though all are equipped with modern amenities, including telephone, interactive TV, Internet access, an ironing centre, hair dryer and safety deposit box.
While staying at Ashford Castle, guests can eat like a king. Chef Stefan Matz has received many accolades for his culinary expertise and has developed an impressive choice of four unique dining experiences, each with its own unique style and ambiance. The options range from the elegant George V Restaurant to the informal Cullen’s at The Cottage, which serves a bistro-style menu.
There are many things to do without ever leaving the grounds of the estate. Visitors will enjoy spa treatments, golfing, fishing, archery, horse riding, boat cruises and more.