Lough Eske Castle

Rated 8.8 in 654 reviews. 92 rooms.


Set within 43 acres of forest at the foot of the mountains, this stunning castle boasts huge rooms with 32-inch flat-screen TVs. The 5-star hotel offers a luxurious spa within its beautiful gardens.

Cosy bathrobes and slippers are provided in each luxury room, along with a wood-panelled marble bathroom. Rooms include oak furniture and idyllic garden views.

Cedars Restaurant has a terrace and features traditional dishes including seafood from the nearby port of Killybegs. The Gallery Bar serves light meals and snacks whilst the Father Browne Bar provides a more cosy setting for enjoying a drink or having a light bite to eat. The new whiskey cellar showcases Donegal’s unique whiskeys with bespoke tasting experiences.

The Cara Organic Beauty and Spa has a steam room, sauna, massage suites and outdoor hot tubs. There is a fitness centre and the swimming pool is located in a glass atrium, offering views over the grounds.

Guests can fish on Lough Eske, less than 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel, while Donegal is less than a 10-minute drive. Donegal Golf Club is a 15-minute drive, while Donegal Adventure Centre and Surf School is a 30-minute drive.

All guests are welcome to enjoy complimentary history tours, taking place 11am daily, complimentary use of the guest bicycles, and access to the swimming pool and gym.

Spa Facilities

  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrub
  • Body wrap
  • Spa facilities
  • Steam room
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Foot bath
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Massage chair
  • Fitness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Beauty Services
  • Facial treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Make up services

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Lough Eske Castle

  1. Brownes Garage

    82 m from hotel

  2. Lough Eske Castle Gym

    Perfect little gym to do what you need while you're away on vacation. Cool off in the pool after or sweat more in the sauna.

    148 m from hotel

  3. Cedars Bar

    156 m from hotel

  4. Lough Eske


    156 m from hotel

  5. Smuggler's Creek

    1.0 km from hotel

  6. Lidl

    3.7 km from hotel
    Letterkenny Roundabout

  7. La Bella Donna

    Best food in town

    4.9 km from hotel
    Tirconnell St

  8. Donegal Castle

    This was one of my favorite stops in Donegal. Walking through this castle and reading the different bits was just fascinating.

    4.9 km from hotel
    Caisleán Dhún na nGall

  9. Olde Castle Bar & Restaurant

    James & Patrik will look after curing any thirst you might have ! :-)

    4.9 km from hotel
    The Diamond

  10. Blueberry Tea Room

    Amazing food and excellent atmosphere! Blue cheese bacon salad was to die for and cheesecake was so good we ordered two!!!

    4.9 km from hotel
    Bridge Street

  11. The Reel Inn

    Make sure to get here early!

    4.9 km from hotel
    Bridge Street

  12. The Diamond

    Until the 1600s, Donegal was the 'capital' of Tír Chonaill, controlled by the O'Donnell Clan.The centre of the town, "The Diamond", is a hub for music, poetic and cultural gatherings in the area.

    4.9 km from hotel
    The Diamond