Ashford Castle Hotel, Cong Co Mayo, is one of Ireland’s best known and loved Castles. Situated on the banks of the river Cong it is within an easy 30 minute drive of Galway City. The Castle dates back to medieval times and was built in 1228 by the Anglo-Normal de Burgo Family.
Once the home of the Guinness family, Ashford was the chosen location for the producers and stars during the making of the epic film The Quiet Man. It has played host to countless stars and dignitaries down through the years, including John Wayne, Prince Ranier and Princess Grace of Monaco, John Lennon, Oscar Wilde, Edward Kennedy and Brad Pitt.
On a large private estate of 350 acres, this world class resort sits on the shores of Lough Corrib. Ashford Castle offers 5* luxurious seclusion in an idyllic woodland setting. Popular activities include golf, angling, clay pigeon shooting & archery, river cruising, horse riding and falconry. The grounds themselves are perfect for walks and exploration.
Furnished throughout with luxurious textiles and period furniture, the decor of the hotel is deeply luxurious and lends itself to daydreams of times gone by. Many of the rooms retain their original features and all are equipped with modern amenities including Broadband connectivity and Interactive TV.
Ashford Castle consistently scores top marks in guests reviews and is renowned as one of the world’s leading hotels. The cost of staying here is in line with the luxury and service offered at the resort, however special offers do come up and the eagle eyed are quick to book them.
Currently offering an exceptional value for money offer of B&B from €98 pps, why not check Ashford Castle Deals page to see the best of the current offers.