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Reviewed 2 March 2015

We were celebrating my wife's birthday. The place is espectacular. Is a restored Castle. The restaurant is very good. The bar very charming. We didn't get to know the town becuase we coudn't leave the hotel! Waas so good that we stay the hole two days relaxing and enjoying the Spa. We did 2 days of Spa. Very recomendable...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Solis Lough Eske Castle during your recent trip to Ireland - and on the occasion of your wife's birthday! Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and our facilities so much (especially the spa!). I do...

Ireland
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We stayed here before Christmas in a delightful junior suite with amazing views. Guests are all given a very personal service by highly trained staff. Our room was of a good size with great storage space and one of the best hotel bathrooms ever! We loved the bar and the charming sitting rooms with their well maintained fires and the...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear HolidayEnthusiast38, It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to Solis Lough Eske Castle for your recent pre-Christmas break and thank you for taking time to share your experience. I'm delighted to hear that you were so impressed with your room, the facilities and the level of personal service you received and that you had such an enjoyable stay....

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

The most fabulous hotel I have ever stayed in from a Arrival to departure 5 star service would highly recommend a visit. Never got youse the spa as visit short but will be back. The bedrooms were amazing the food and service in restaurant especially Gareth waiter was superb. Got to watch the rugby downstairs bar couldn't ask for more.

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear gizmofrosty, It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to Lough Eske Castle for your two night break and thank you for taking time to share your experience. I'm delighted to hear that you were so impressed with the hotel, facilities and the level of personal service you received and that you had such an enjoyable stay. Your wonderful...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Travelled with husband and 3 kids,13,12 and 9 and stayed for one night as half-term treat- and treat it was! I have rarely stayed at such a friendly 5star and most welcoming to the kids.the pool was not huge but enough for our needs. Stayed in main part of hotel and had inter connecting rooms which were huge and beautifully...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear few97, Thank you for choosing to stay with us recently at Lough Eske Castle - it was a pleasure to welcome you and your family for your half-term break. Your kind compliments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team and it's great to hear that you all enjoyed the hotel and our facilities so much. I do hope you...

Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my fiancé just before Christmas, and now it's the end of February and we're still talking about how amazing this place is. It's just magical! And so romantic! Rooms are out of this world, service is fantastic, the spa incredible, food supurb- I simply cannot fault this hotel! Loved it, and can't wait to go back!

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gems2013, It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to Solis Lough Eske Castle for your pre-Christmas break and thank you for taking time to share your experience. I'm delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay and your wonderful comments are genuinely appreciated by the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

Silverstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Spent one night here this week to celebrate my sister's birthday. Our spacious twin bedded room was wonderful, the bed was so comfortable, lots of space around the wardrobe area for dressing and such a lovely bathroom! We used the spa in the afternoon which we loved. Dinner in the Cedars Restaurant was excellent, as was the service. Breakfast was...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nel2011, It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to Lough Eske Castle recently and thank you for taking time to share your experience. I'm delighted to hear that you were so impressed with the hotel, facilities and the level of personal service you received and that you had such an enjoyable stay. Your wonderful comments are genuinely appreciated...

County Tyrone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Just returned from 1 night stay, very disappointed. Have stayed numerous times in lough Eske, and really enjoyed it. On arrival we had spa treatments which were lovely followed by lunch, the waiter from the bar. was excellent and couldn't have faulted him. It a pity that the rest of our stay wasn't as pleasant Standards have significantly dropped, room...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure to welcome you back to Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa recently and thank you for taking time to share your valuable feedback. I'm genuinely disappointed to hear of the issues you encountered during your stay - please accept my sincerest apologies and be assured that these issues do not reflect our...

Belfast
Reviewed 24 February 2015

My wife and I stayed for just one night. Arriving early, we were able to use the full gym facilities, pool and Spa before our room was ready which was great. Facilities were good, however the pool and jacuzzi were pretty cold. Apart from that, everything about our stay was top notch to the point. The 4 course evening menu...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Hackers1972, It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to Lough Eske Castle for your recent stay and thank you for taking time to share your experience. I'm delighted to hear that you were so impressed with the hotel, facilities and the level of personal service you received and that you had such an enjoyable stay. Your wonderful comments...

Randalstown, N. Ireland
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Stayed here with my wife for a few days last week. Staff very attentive and the emphasis is on service. Room spacious, quiet and well equipped. Food as you would expect is excellent. The spa is a bit of a chore to get to as it's not attached to the hotel but wonderful when you get there. Overall a great...

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SolisLoughEske, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear GrahamK_7, It was our pleasure to welcome you to Lough Eske Castle for your recent break and thank you for taking time to share your experience. I'm delighted to hear that you were so impressed with the hotel and that you enjoyed everything, especially the level of personal service you received. I do hope that you will return for...

Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

Visited this hotel for 1 night with my boyfriend. Arrived around 3pm to check in to be told our room was not yet ready. The lady at reception told us that she would ring us when the room was ready. Went to the bar area where we had drinks. At 4.15pm we still had not received a call. My boyfriend...

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Dear Snowy1987, Thank you for choosing to stay with us recently at Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa and for taking time to share your valuable feedback. I'm genuinely disappointed to hear of the various issues you encountered during your stay - please accept my sincerest apologies and be assured that these issues do not reflect our usual...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa is an historic castle dating to the 15th century and the O'Donnell Clan, the founding fathers of Donegal. Set in a secluded storybook location within 43 acres of native woodland on the shores of Lough Eske with the dramatic Bluestack Mountains as a stunning backdrop, it is the ideal place to relax and experience superior hospitality and exceptional friendly service. Winner of the 'World's Best Luxury Country Hotel' title in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and topping 'My Guide Ireland's Top 10 Hotels in Ireland, this lovingly restored castle hotel blends its historic past with a dash of contemporary luxury where you can escape into a world of relaxed elegance. From the spa to the dining table to your beautifully appointed guestroom, we provide a truly accommodating environment where our dedication to the guest is thoughtful, reliable, consistent and complete - a place where superb service and superior amenities make every day here a perfect day. Step into Solís Lough Eske Castle, and you step into an imposing Tudor-baronial castle, lavishly refurbished in 2007 and extended to create the modern comforts and graceful luxury of a world class boutique hotel. With stunning views and easy access to the great outdoors, the natural, unspoiled landscape is as magnificent as the hotel itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa

Address: Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Donegal Town
Price Range: $254 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Lough Eske Castle Hotel Donegal Town
Solis Lough Eske Castle Donegal
Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Donegal Town
#3 Family Hotel in Donegal Town
#3 Business Hotel in Donegal Town
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“we had a junior suit and it was massive, and we had a beautiful view down from the castle to the gardens.”
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