Dromoland Castle

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Newmarket on Fergus
Co. Clare

Ireland’s most magical address, Dromoland Castle has been welcoming guests since the 16th Century. The ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, whose lineage dates back 1,000 years to Brian Boru, one of the last High Kings of Ireland, we’ve got nobility and hospitality in our DNA.

From the imposing baronial façade to our startling interiors, you’ll find a world of historic grandeur underpinned by the finest modern comforts. With lavish décor, indulging dining, fabulous views and magnificent bedrooms, this is a place to feel at home.

Behind our warm Irish welcome is the belief that every guest is royalty. Stroll the 450- acre estate. Tee off on our world course golf course. Take afternoon tea by a roaring fire. Relax in our intimate spa. Enjoy delicious cuisine. No matter what your preference, at Dromoland Castle there’s no escaping the sense that you are walking in the shadows of kings.

The pinnacle of excellence, come in the knowledge that all your expectations will be met. A remarkable retreat with an easy elegance, it’s time to make Dromoland Castle a part of your story.


  • Full Irish Breakfast for each guest daily
  • 50 Euro Food & Beverage credit, per room, per stay
The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of booking:
  • Upgrade
The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in/departure:
  • Early Check-In
  • Late Check-Out

Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 Noon

Number of Rooms: 97

Queen Anne Classic

Bright, spacious, and luxurious, our Queen Anne Rooms blend five-star sophistication with castle heritage. Recently renovated, these spacious rooms feature soothing colour schemes, bespoke wool carpets, sumptuous fabrics, state-of-the-art technology and glamorous bathrooms. Designed for indulgence and relaxation, you’ll feel right at home.

Queen Anne Courtyard

The Queen Anne Courtyard was built in 1736 by Sir Edward O’Brien and each of these elegant rooms has recently enjoyed a superb make-over. With views overlooking the charming Courtyard Garden, each Courtyard Room features a luxurious King bed, opulent bathroom, fresh colour scheme and separate sitting room for added comfort and space.


Overlooking the lake and Dromoland’s gardens, our Deluxe bedrooms have been individually designed as restful retreats. Spacious and indulgent, they marry contemporary design with classic elements, through a luxurious combination of specially commissioned wall fabric to historically-inspired furniture. State-of-the-art technology and opulent bathrooms ensure a blissful stay.  

Executive Deluxe

Individually designed, our stylish Executive Deluxe rooms are ideal for those looking for a little extra space and comfort. Located within the Castle, each enjoys original architectural features and a larger floor space. Bright and open plan, these luxurious rooms feature an additional seating area that’s perfect for work, rest or relaxation. Indulgent furnishings, state-of-the-art technology, opulent bathrooms and chocolates on arrival ensure a chic and comfortable stay.


Our staterooms are sensational. Housed within the castle’s original walls, each is unique in size, space and style and comes complete with its own intimate seating and dining area. The bespoke furniture and modern comforts offer you the best of both worlds- a truly historic hideaway with the finest of everything. From specially commissioned luxury fabrics to dramatic lake and garden views, welcoming beds and beautifully appointed bathrooms, each unique Stateroom is palatial and prestigious.

Executive Stateroom

Our Executive Staterooms combine five-star opulence with our Irish heritage. Unique in design and dimension, each beautiful Executive Stateroom comes complete with its own intimate seating and dining area. Created for comfort, indulgence and relaxation, the luxury fabrics and gorgeous furnishings are matched by contemporary details and breath-taking views. Fabulous beds, exquisite bathrooms and state-of-the-art technology ensure a restful and rewarding stay.


Impressive and luxurious, our beautiful Executive Suites bring comfort to a new level. Housed within the original castle walls, each has been individually designed to capitalise on its regal surroundings. Imaginatively furnished with bespoke pieces and with its own separate sitting room and dining area, each executive suite is resplendent with inviting beds, historically-inspired furnishings, glamorous bathrooms and thoughtful details. Relax, kick-back, indulge and enjoy.  

Brian Boru Suite

Named after Irelands only High King, whose ancestors built Dromoland Castle, our premier suite really is fit for royalty. Intimate, luxurious and glamorous, the soothing duck egg and gold palette is carried though the lavish sitting room to the spacious bedroom with its magnificent four-poster bed, chandeliers and separate dressing room. Irresistibly comfortable, large windows flood the suite with natural light, offering sweeping views over Dromoland Lough and across the estate. The impressive bathroom includes a double shower room and spectacular freestanding slipper bath that’s just perfect for a soak before dinner.


  • Archery
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Business Center
  • Fishing
  • Fitness Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Shooting Range
  • Steam Room
  • Tennis
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Banquet Space
  • Bar
  • Boutiques
  • Clay Shooting
  • Gym
  • Helicopter Pad
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Horse Stables Nearby
  • Hospitality Desk
  • Jogging Trail

Guest Services

  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Valet Parking
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Activities Desk
  • Baby Cot and Folding Beds
  • Babysitting on Request
  • Bilingual Staff
  • Boat Rental
  • Children's Amenities
  • Complimentary High Speed Internet Access
  • Daily Newspaper Upon Request
  • Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services
  • Evening Turndown Service
  • Golf Learning Center
  • Golf Shop
  • Guest Relations Services
  • History Tours
  • Horse Carriage Rides
  • Hotel and Restaurant Reservations
  • In-House Florist
  • Meeting Planning
  • Newspaper
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Picnic Catering
  • Room Service
  • Shooting School
  • Tours & Excursions
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Television Room
  • Transportation Arrangement
  • Wake Up Service
  • Wedding Arrangement
  • Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremonies
  • Wi-Fi

Earl of Thomond Restaurant

Dromoland Castle’s flagship restaurant, the Earl of Thomond, is celebrated in culinary circles for its panache, its elegance, its innovation. Delightfully relaxed, a meal here will be a highlight of your stay with us. Executive Head Chef David McCann marries classical techniques with the most outstanding Irish produce from sea and land with heavenly results. Prepare to be dazzled by exquisite local flavours, imaginative wine pairings, impeccable service and a dash of Dromoland magic. Offering an authentic taste of Ireland surrounded by Venetian Silk, sparkling chandeliers and sweeping views of the estate, there are many fine dining restaurants in Ireland, but nowhere quite like The Earl of Thomond.

Figtree Restaurant

Bright and sunny in summer, comfy and cosy in winter, The Fig Tree Restaurant in the Golf & Country Club is always buzzing. Lively and welcoming, you’ll find golfers, locals and hotel guests relaxing, chatting and analysing their games over delicious food and drinks. From sandwiches to steaks and salads, fish and chips to chowder, our delicious menu offers big-flavoured crowd-pleasers using outstanding Irish ingredients. Relaxed and buzzy, The Fig Tree is the ideal spot for a light lunch, post- golf snack or casual dinner. No matter what the weather except a warm welcome.

The Gallery

One of the most beloved spots in the Castle, the impressive Gallery captures the essence of Dromoland’s magic. Sink into a deep fire-side sofa or cosy armchair and settle in for a morning’s reading, replenished by coffee and scones or a light lunch. Relax here after a day’s activities with a casual evening meal, afternoon tea or cocktail and a snack. Surrounded by beautiful antiques, hunting mounts, ancestral portraits and the comfiest of furnishings, don’t be surprised if you linger longer than you intended!

Map / Location

Nearby airports:

  • Shannon (Limerick), Ireland (8 Miles)