Castles You Can Stay In in Ireland

By: Leah Shoup

Ashford Castle

The Guinness family previously owned this 800-year-old castle, and now it's one of the best luxury castle hotels in Ireland.

Dromoland Castle Hotel

If you plan to travel to the Cliffs of Moher, this castle accommodation in County Clare offers an ideal location!

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

This Irish castle hotel sits along the Wild Atlantic Way against a backdrop of the beautiful Twelve Bens mountain range.

Lough Eske Castle Hotel

Lough Eske Castle Hotel sits in County Donegal, northeast of Donegal Town, near the famous Blue Stack Mountains.

Waterford Castle Hotel

This unique Irish castle hotel sits on its own private island and is a short 90-minute drive from the Dublin Airport.

Kilkea Castle

Kilkea Castle's history dates back to the 12th century, making it one of the oldest inhabited castles in Ireland.

Cabra Castle Hotel

This castle dates back to 1760. At present, the now 4-star hotel has expanded to include 105 uniquely-designed rooms.

Wilton Castle

This remarkable estate is a popular wedding venue and an idyllic setting for holidays. Reserve the entire castle for 14 guests or opt for a self-contained suite.

Kilronan Castle Estate

This property is located in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, 1.2 miles from the village of Ballyfarnon and just a short drive from the Wild Atlantic Way.

Lough Rynn Castle Hotel

If your Ireland trip is on a budget, Lough Rynn Castle is one of the most affordable Irish castle hotels!

Clontarf Castle Hotel

Clontarf Castle is one of the best castle hotels in Dublin, featuring delicious Irish cuisine at Fahrenheit Restaurant.

Ballyseede Castle Hotel

Ballyseede Castle Hotel is located on the Wild Atlantic Way and is the only castle hotel in County Kerry.

Ballygally Castle

This 17th-century building is one of the best castle hotels in Northern Ireland. It's also supposedly haunted!