Ashford Castle

Aerial View / Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle is set on 350 acres in County Mayo, on the shores of Lough Corrib and the River Cong, with a spectacular backdrop of woodland and water. With a rich history dating back to 1228, and previous owners including the Guinness family, Ashford Castle has entered an exciting new chapter as part of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

It features 82 beautifully appointed guestrooms and offers a range of fine country sports including horse riding, fly fishing, an exclusive nine-hole golf course, and Ireland’s first school of falconry. You will find several dining rooms and bars, along with a traditional afternoon tea service. Head Chef Stefan Matz, twice voted Ireland’s Chef of the Year, provides top-class cuisine using the finest local ingredients.

Top Suite: The Reagan Presidential Suite 

Living Room / The Reagan Presidential Suite

Total number of rooms in suite: Two, can also be combined with two additional suites

Number of entrances to suite: One

Number of bathrooms: Two full

Suite style: Traditional elegance with an array of original furnishings and artwork

Number of suites in hotel: Two Master Suites and three Junior Suites

Key selling points: The exquisite split-level Master Suite has an original fireplace and 15-foot-high ceilings throughout with spectacular floor-to-ceiling views of Ireland’s second largest lake, Lough Corrib. The suite achieves a warm and inviting ambience with a soothing color palette of green and cream, a striking four-poster canopy bed, and individually sourced antiques such as the French mahogany and gilt bureau plat desk from Christies Louis XV style. If guests wish, they can occupy the two other adjacent rooms to create a private three-bedroom wing of the castle.


  • Square footage: 734
  • Nightly rate: From $2,250


General Manager Niall Rochford

Ashford Castle, Cong, County Mayo, Ireland