Clontarf Castle Hotel Dublin

Clontarf Castle Hotel

Castle Hotel Dublin - Clontarf Castle

Clontarf Castle Hotel Dublin is housed in an 11th-century castle which gives us a modern boutique hotel with all the up to date facilities located in a beautiful historical building.  This superb four-star hotel re-opened in June 1998 and had a further €10 million upgrade in 2007. It is one of the finest urban castle hotels to be found anywhere.
It is just 10 minutes’ from Dublin city centre and has an award-winning restaurant and luxurious bedrooms.
Free parking is available at Clontarf Castle.

Brief Summary

Location: Clontarf, D3 Grade: 4 star
Rooms: Double, Twin, Romance Restaurant: Beef/Fish.
Nearby: Seafront, Parnell Park Customer Rating: 8.8/10

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Rooms at Clontarf Castle Hotel Dublin

Clontarf Castle Hotel has 111 guest rooms and suites ranging from the luxurious to really extravagant.
There is a choice of twin, double or a Romance Package with various comfortable beds with pillow-top mattresses.
All rooms have air-conditioning, satellite TVs, laptop–friendly safes, stocked mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi internet access.
This Dublin hotel has a fitness room fully equipped with a  range of cardio-vascular equipment available free to all guests.
There is a 24-hour room service menu.

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Wine and Dine at Clontarf Castle Hotel Dublin

Clontarf Castle Hotel Dublin food

The Fahrenheit Grill serves classic cuisine with a modern twist using the best of local produce. Regarded by many as one of the finest restaurants in Dublin it specialises in dry aged beef and fresh fish with fresh fruit and vegetables directly from north County Dublin’s market gardens.  This restaurant has beenawarded an AA Rosette.

The Indigo Lounge, with its lavish sofas and red chandeliers, serves excellent coffee and café style dining in a bohemian ambience. It also has an excellent selection of wines.

Clontarf Castle History

The original castle dates back to the Normans Who arrived in Ireland in the 12th century.
Over the centuries the castle changed hands on numerous occasions and was administered by The Knights Templar, followed by Knights Hospitaller of St. John the Baptist.
in 1541, when Henry VIII suppressed the monasteries the castle and estate was granted to Sir John Rawson who became Lord Clontarf.

The castle changed hands again during the reign of Elizabeth I and again when Cromwell took over. John Vernon, Quartermaster General of Cromwell’s army took possession and his descendants ruled for the next 300 years.

The Vernons sold the property to sold the property to the Oulton family in 1933.

Clontarf Castle is now a fine 4 star hotel and popular landmark in North Dublin,


The castle is a short walk from Clontarf seafront. One of Dublin’s most popular beaches, Dollymount is less than 5 minutes Drive away. Howth Head and village is less than 10 minutes drive. St. Anne’s Park  and Fairview Park are a short distance away.There are some good restaurants and pubs in the area including ‘The Yacht’ in Clontarf.
There is a bus stop right outside of the Castle with regular runs to the city centre.

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