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Lough Eske Castle, a five star castle hotel is located just outside Donegal Town, has a rich history dating back to the 1400's being associated with the O'Donnells, the founding fathers of Donegal, a county in the Northwest region of Ireland. This is an historic building in a storybook location delivering superior hospitality and comfort. Our castle hotel is the ideal place for the business traveller who wants modern day comforts and solitude to brainstorm; the wedding couple who want a WOW venue for their special day or the company who wants something different for their clients and employees.

It is the only Irish hotel to claim a World Luxury Hotel Award and has won the Luxury Country Hotel title three years in a row. Lough Eske Castle has also been named No. 1 Hotel in Ireland by MyGuideIreland; voted Wedding Venue of the Year and Castle Venue of the Year by Ireland's largest wedding website:; and it has been recognised among the World's Best Castle Hotels by global travel expert Stephanie Abrams. We are also the only five star hotel in Donegal, Ireland.

Tucked within the woodlands of Northwest Ireland, Lough Eske Castle, a luxury Castle Hotel & Spa offers exceptional Donegal accommodation in a meticulously restored 17th century castle. This is the only 5 star castle hotel in Donegal and the accommodation features just 96 guest rooms, two bars and a restaurant, conference and banqueting suites and a luxuriant spa. This secluded hideaway beckons you to leave civilization behind in exquisite style.

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

Our Donegal accommodation ranges from the contemporary stylishness of our Garden Suites…to the country charm of our converted stables…to the more traditional elegance of our Presidential Castle Suites with their leaded windows, exquisite antiques and private access to the castle tower. There are Spa-style bathrooms with boutique bath amenities and exhilarating rainforest showers; stylish flat-screen televisions and wireless Internet; oversized windows opening onto meticulously manicured grounds. It's the perfect convergence of simple and sublime. See what makes Lough Eske Castle the premier choice for Donegal accommodation. Our luxury Castle hotel is also pet friendly - view our pet services.