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A guide to Ashford Castle, Ireland

Ashford Castle is a highly impressive and luxurious five star accommodation based on the Northern tip of Lough Corrib in the town of Cong. This Irish Castle hotel dates back to the 13th century and boasts of luxury rooms, amenities, relaxing activities, including fishing and golf, and fine dining experiences sprawled across over 300 acres of the freshest, greenest Irish countryside.

Rooms

Suites and state rooms Suites and state rooms are the two of the luxurious accommodation types offered to guests at the Ashford Castle Hotel. Suites and state rooms are impressively large and elegantly furnished, with four poster beds as standard and crisp and clean marble bathrooms available in every suite and state room.
Suites and state rooms also include impressive modern day facilities, including interactive satellite televisions, DVD players and complimentary broadband Internet access. Deluxe and Corrib Deluxe and Corrib rooms are the more upmarket accommodations available to guests who are staying at Ashford Castle.The latter offers superlative views of the fresh navy waters of the Loch Corrib, while Deluxe rooms boast of a simple, plain and spacious décor that will delight any traveller.

Food and drink

George V The George V is Ashford Castle's main eatery. With fresh, locally-sourced and organic ingredients served by chef Stefan Matz (as of 01.08.11), George V offers any dinner a unique and highly enjoyable dining experience.
Dinners can also indulge in the restaurant's comprehensive selection of wine, as recommended by the on-site sommelier. Drawing room The hotel's drawing room is the ideal venue for traditional tea, served every afternoon, while soft and alcoholic drinks, cakes and snacks can be enjoyed throughout the day and into the evening. Cullens Cullens is Ashford Castle Hotel's laid back bistro-style restaurant. With a modern and lightweight menu, Cullens is the perfect spot for a snack or light meal if you are looking for a casual and relaxed dining atmosphere.

Activities

Sports A wide range of sporting and recreational activities are available for hotel guests, with additional charges applied. Enjoy a relaxing day at the river's edge angling for fresh catch or play a round of 18 on the hotel's expansive, fresh course. Horse enthusiasts can go for a ride along at the equestrian centre, while clay pigeon shooting and archery is the perfect way to test yourself in the green outdoors. Yon Ka spa The hotel also has an excellent, five star pampering with Yon Ka skin treatments a speciality at the on-site spa.

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