Barberstown Castle, in Straffan County Kildare, is the only four star Irish castle with five star quality which boasts close proximity to Dublin City Centre and Dublin Airport (both 30 minutes away).
Barberstown Castle, built in the 13th Century is a four star Castle & Country House Hotel just a 30 minute drive from Dublin Airport. Privately owned and not part of a chain, Barberstown provides a personal and memoroable experience.
Nestled on 20 acres of surrounding gardens, in County Kildare, Barberstown was one of the first great historic Irish country houses to display its splendour to the outside world when it opened as a hotel in 1971. It has maintained a unique elegance of design over eight centuries by sympathetically blending its Victorian and Elizabethan wings with the original Castle Battlement of 1288.
Visitors to Barberstown will experience a very relaxing and welcoming Castle while enjoying great food, good wines, open log fires, luxury and exceptional personal service. Each of the 57 rooms are uniquely decorated and named; giving a sense of individuality which is not experienced in most modern hotels. Elegantly and luxuriously appointed, laden with antique furniture, each room provides the highest standard in comfort and relaxation.
Privately owned and not part of any chain, Barberstown provides a personal and memorable experience unusual in these times. As a result Barberstown Castle has been highly recommended by Fodor's Choice Distinction 2010, The Good Hotel Guide and Michelin Guide.
This intimate Irish castle is ideal for your next romantic weekend break, wedding reception, civil ceremony, exclusive conference on Dublin’s doorstep or the perfect base for your historic Irish vacation.
A visit to Dublin City, Newgrange, Glendalough, Kildare Village (chic outlet shopping) and the Japanese Gardens are just some of the trips to enjoy in a county famous for racing and golf. Barberstown Castle is easily accessible from all major routes (M1, M50, M4, and M7).