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Lough Eske Castle Hotel & Spa sits within 43 acres of forest woodland, surrounded by the shores of Lough Eske on one side and the Blue Stack Mountains on the other. 

Open since December 2007, this lovingly restored castle-hotel blends its historic past with a dash of contemporary elegance. Beyond being the only five-star hotel in Donegal, Ireland, we are proud to announce that our property has been named in the top three luxury hotels in Ireland by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Awards 2017, the Ulster Hotel Venue of the Year 2017, Luxury Hotel of the Year 2017, Quality Employer Award 2017, Tatler Ulster Spa of the Year 2016 and Venue Coordinator of the Year 2016. We have also been named the World's Best Luxury Country Hotel for five consecutive years (2009-2013) at the World Luxury Hotel Awards. In addition to nominations as MyGuideIreland's “No. 1 Hotel in Ireland” and "Ireland Venue of the Year" by the country's top wedding website weddingsonline.ie., Lough Eske Castle has received Condé Nast Readers' Award 2013, European Hospitality's "Innovation in Service" Award in 2013, has been recognized among the “World's Best Castle Hotels” by global travel expert Stephanie Abrams, and is included in the Condé Nast Gold List of the world's best places to visit for 2014.

Escape into a luxurious world of relaxed grandeur and extraordinary personal service. From the award-winning 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, consistentm, and complete. Superb service and superior amenities make every day here a perfect day.

Step into the Solis Lough Eske Castle, and you step into an imposing Tudor-baronial castle, lavishly refurbished and extended to create the modern comforts and graceful refinement of a world class boutique hotel. With stunning views amidst hundreds of acres of unspoiled woodlands, the landscape is as magnificent as this castle hotel in Ireland itself.