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4.6 out of 5

"The castle property is very cozy and beautiful. The location is somewhat out-of-town, yet you can get downtown with a direct bus within 25 minutes (in ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 11 Mar 2020

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the comfortable rooms at Clontarf Castle Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Clontarf Castle. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant and a fitness centre. Built in 1172, this 4-star hotel has 111 rooms over 4 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and minibars
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy Irish cuisine while dining at The Fahrenheit Grill
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre
  • Guests have great things to say about the overall condition of the property and the comfortable guestrooms
  • 11 minutes by foot from Dublin Port and a 3-minute drive from St Annes Park

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
€82* Per night/room 1 Nov - 2 Nov

Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Single Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Clontarf Castle Hotel ratings based on 20 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Clontarf Castle Hotel

Everyone (13) Couples (3) Family (1)
5 out of 5
The castle property is very cozy and beautiful. The location is somewhat out-of-town, yet you can get downtown with a direct bus within 25 minutes (including walking).

Posted by on 11 Mar 2020

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5 out of 5
This hotel was magic, I was here for my graduation ball and they made it so special. From the Christmas decorations, lights, the ballroom, and the staff are so nice, it made my night!! So thank you.

Posted by on 2 Dec 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Nov 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Nov 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Jun 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jun 2019 by Jason Ormston

Many thanks for your review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us, it is always a pleasure to read such positive feedback. We hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Jason Ormston General Manager

5 out of 5
lovely helpful polite friendly staff.Hotel so clean

Posted by on 6 Jan 2019

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8 Jan 2019 by Jason Ormston

Many thanks for the fantastic review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. Here at The Castle we pride ourselves on our warm, friendly associates so I am delighted that your experience was reflective of that. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post your review and we hope it is not too long before we have the privilege and the pleasure of welcoming you back. Jason Ormston General Manager

5 out of 5
A lovely welcoming hotel the staff very friendly and accommodating

Posted by , from London on 5 Nov 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Nov 2018 by Jason Ormston

Dear N, Many thanks for the lovely review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. Here at The Castle we pride ourselves on our warm, friendly associates so I am delighted that your experience was reflective of that. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post your review and we hope it is not too long before we have the privilege and the pleasure of welcoming you back again. Jason Ormston General Manager

5 out of 5

Beautiful hotel. Just perfect

Pros: The welcome and comfort.
Cons: Training of breakfast staff.
Location: Great for Dublin.
Beautiful hotel On the Outskirts of Dublin. Great comfort and service. Breakfast staff need a little more training about clearing plates away as eating off a cluttered table was awkward. Odd areas need dusting like the blinds in the breakfast room and the stair spindles and skirting boards. Other than that stunning hotel with beautiful rooms and facilities.

Posted by on 29 Aug 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Sep 2018 by Jason Ormston

Thank you for taking the time to share your complimentary review of Clontarf Castle following your recent stay. While I was delighted to read you enjoyed your stay with us so much I was disappointed to read your comments about certain other aspects of your stay and I appreciate you bringing them to my attention. Your feedback is valued, and assists us in understanding where we can further improve to achieve our goal in retaining you as a satisfied customer. Once again, thank you for sharing your review. Jason Ormston General Manager

5 out of 5
Staff very helpful and friendly. Very relaxing stay

Posted by , from Belfast on 11 May 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 May 2018 by Jason Ormston

Dear Rita, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Clontarf Castle. Our team takes great pride in delivering a memorable experience for each and every guest, therefore, I was glad to read that on this occasion you were provided with the same exceptional experience. Thank you again for your lovely review and we hope it is not too long before we have the privilege and the pleasure of welcoming you back again. Jason Ormston General Manager

4 out of 5

Comfortable and very cosy for Christmas

We stayed on a Christmas Eve and the hotel was really beautifully decorated. Breakfast was very busy, and we had to wait for a while in the lounge bar, but had fizz whilst we waited. The room was comfortable and modern, but nothing particularly exciting. The toiletries were strongly perfumed with lemongrass, so make sure to bring your own if that's not your taste.

Posted by on 30 Dec 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Jan 2018 by Jason Ormston

Many thanks for your kind review about your recent stay at Clontarf Castle. I am delighted that you found the Castle to be really beautiful with the decorations and that your room was comfortable and modern. We hope it is not too long before we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again and thank you again for your review. Jason Ormston General Manager

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A business centre and a limo/town car service are available. WiFi is free in public spaces. A fitness centre, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Clontarf Castle Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Clontarf Castle Hotel was completed in September 2016. This 4-star Dublin hotel is smoke free.

  • 111 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1172
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Dublin (DUB) (11.1 km / 6.9 mi)
  • Train station: Dublin Killester Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Clontarf Castle Hotel offers 111 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually decorated. 28-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; local, long-distance and international calls are all complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • International calls (free)
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

The Fahrenheit Grill – This restaurant specialises in Irish cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Knight's Bar – This bar serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device.Contactless check-out is available.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 14.50 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Castle Clontarf
  • Clontarf Castle Hotel Hotel
  • Clontarf Castle
  • Clontarf Castle Hotel
  • Clontarf Hotel
  • Hotel Castle
  • Hotel Clontarf
  • Hotel Clontarf Castle
  • Clontarf Castle Hotel Dublin
  • Clontarf Castle Hotel Hotel Dublin

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

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