Clontarf Castle

Clontarf Castle

Clontarf Castle - General Information

Clontarf Castle has existed on the site in some form or another since the early 12th century and played a key role in the Battle of Clontarf. The current castle was constructed in 1837 and refurbished into a hotel in 1997. The endearing castle Aesthetic and modern comforts make Clontarf Castle Hotel an unmissable experience for anyone visiting Dublin or just looking for a local getaway.

Boasting an impressive 111 rooms (consisting of Deluxe, Executive and Luxury suites), Clontarf Castle Hotel has a wide selection of room types and sizes to fit your preferences. Also within the Hotel are 5 conference rooms with dedicated event management staff, perfect for any commercial or private events such as company seminars or weddings.

The Fahrenheit grill, Indigo lounge and Knights Bar offer guests the perfect place to enjoy some of the finest food and beverages in Ireland. Headed by Executive Michelin Star winning Chef Stuart Heeney, Clontarf Castle restuarants have a simple food philosophy, local produce and sourcing lies at the heart of the menus.

Clontarf Castle serves as a perfect hub from which to explore Dublin City. An array of museums and shopping opportunities await you in the historically rich Irish capital.



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Clontarf Castle History Clontarf Castle has quite a long history. First notes about the estate date back to 1649, when Oliver Cromwell granted it to John Blackwell, who quickly sold it to John Vernon, the Quartermaster General of Cromwell’s army. Thus began the almost 300 years-long history of the Vernon family in the castle. The […]

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Clontarf Castle History

Clontarf Castle has quite a long history. First notes about the estate date back to 1649, when Oliver Cromwell granted it to John Blackwell, who quickly sold it to John Vernon, the Quartermaster General of Cromwell’s army. Thus began the almost 300 years-long history of the Vernon family in the castle.
The building complex of the Clontarf Hotel as you see it today was built in 1835-1837 years by William Vetruvius Morrison, when the old estate was surveyed and demolished due to a structural problem.

The Clontarf Castle has opened its doors for the first visitors in June 1998. Prior to this, it’s been used as one of the Ireland’s best cabaret venues for almost 15 years.

In 2007 the Clontarf Castle received a €10 million renovation to bring the standards of service and accomoddation to their current excellence.

Please read the Clontarf Castle history page for more information.

Accomoddation

At Clontarf Castle, there’s something to meet expectations of any guest:

  • 94 deluxe rooms
  • 12 executive rooms
  • 2 junior suites
  • 2 superior suites
  • 1 Grand Presidential suite

Please see the Clontarf Castle: Accommodation page for more info or skip to the bottom of this page for booking info.

Activities

Golf

Castle Clontarf is strategically placed close to the most excellent golf courses Dublin has to offer:

Please visit the activities page on the official Clontarf Castle for more ideas: Clontarf Castle: Activities.

See also

Clontarf Castle photo gallery



Clontarf Castle - Contact Information

Official website: Clontarf Castle
Address: Clontarf Castle Hotel, Castle Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3
Phone: +353 (0)1 8332321
Fax: +353 (0)1 8330418
Email: info@clontarfcastle.ie