Lough Eske Castle

Located in an unspoilt landscape of lakes and mountains, escape to the magical realm of Solis Lough Eske Castle. As the only 5-star spa and hotel in Donegal, Ireland, this stunning destination fuses a rich sense of history with splendidly appointed accommodation and unrivaled hospitality. Dating back to the 1300s, this meticulously restored Donegal castle has retained its historical elegance and style, complemented by all of the modern amenities expected of a 5-star luxury hotel. Lough Eske Castle has effortlessly earned countless awards and acknowledgments to mark their excellence, including being named on Condé Nast’s ‘Ireland's top ten luxury hotels 2018.’ Whether venturing to celebrate a romantic getaway, retreat from the outside world, or discover the rugged beauty of Donegal, Lough Eske is the premier hotel to help turn this dream into a reality.

Rooms & Amenities

Each guestroom at Lough Eske Castle seamlessly blends their rich Gaelic heritage with the amenities and conveniences of a modern world-class hotel. These elegantly designed rooms feature bespoke furnishings and specially commissioned works of art. Many include vintage features and 4-poster beds while all are decorated in calm neutral tones to reflect the serenity of their surrounds. Accommodations range from the contemporary Garden Suites to the country charm of converted stables to the more traditional luxury of their Castle Suites with their leaded windows, fine antiques and private access to the castle tower. 

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Spacious Marble Bathroom
  • Plush Bathrobe & Slippers
  • Complimentary WiFi Internet Access
  • 32” Flat Screen TV
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • In-Room Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Complimentary Newspaper


Cedars Restaurant: 

The Cedars Restaurant combines effortless elegance with a very contemporary sense of style. The dining room proves an impressive sight with stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, button-back upholstery and stylish crystal light fixtures. Glass doors open onto a slate terrace with outdoor seating – an enchanting place to admire the verdant lawns and woodland views. Sit back while enjoying a mouthwatering menu that features fresh, local ingredients, all masterfully prepared by the executive head chef and his talented team. Complete the dining experience with a wonderful collection of fine wines from around the world.

The Oak Bar:

Stone flooring, comfortable leather chairs, and walls adorned with vintage photos of the castle’s history make the Oak Bar a cozy spot for a relaxed evening drink. Enjoy selections of beer, wine, whiskey or mixed drinks from an extensive drink menu. You are invited to settle into one of the bar’s many nooks and corners while in the company of friends and family.

The Gallery Bar & Lobby Lounge:

As much a local Donegal pub as a bar in a 5-star hotel, The Gallery Bar & Lobby Lounge at Lough Eske Castle offers a wonderful bistro-style menu and comprehensive drink list throughout the day. Enjoy a chilled glass of wine or a creamy pint of Guinness while sitting with guests or for a private moment away. While the space may be informal, expect the warmth and hospitality of a true world-class establishment.