This former boathouse dates back to the Guinness era and is situated a stone’s throw from The Castle on the shores of Lough Corrib.
Surrounded by private gardens and lake front views, guests enjoy the luxurious comfort and relaxation of this beautiful space, with soothing sounds of lapping lake waters. For your privacy, access is through secure gates.
The Cottage has been lovingly restored, the unique design includes reclaimed materials such as stone and old fireplace lintels from the Castle Estate. Hand-crafted parquet flooring, original artworks, lush fabrics and a blue Murano glass chandelier adorns the ceiling.
Custom furniture pieces include French Empire marquetry chests of drawers; a 20th century, four-fold European canvas screen; art by Louis Icart and a late 19th century pair of walnut armchairs covered in tapestry by Brunschwig & Fils.
The Cottage will capture your heart and make you feel immediately at home. On arrival, you will be greeted at The Castle and escorted to The Hideaway Cottage. A welcome basket awaits along with a fully stocked bar. To complete your Country escape, Jack Murphy Jackets and Wellingtons are yours to take home, bicycles are available for your use and guests can also avail of the hotel and its 350-acre estate's amenities.
Dine alfresco on the pier, weather permitting! The lake reflecting the stars in the evening is a memory that will stay with you for a lifetime. Enjoy private dining or any of the dining facilities available on the Estate.
Enjoy a luxurious Irish experience like no other. With a concierge service available 24-hours a day.
Choose from dishes such as our Slow Roasted Rib of Beef from our carving trolley served with a homemade béarnaise sauce and a red wine and shallot jus. To end your meal, an array of tempting desserts await, including a decadent chocolate Bavarois made using our own chocolate, Legend, created in collaboration with Valrhona and served with estate grown crabpear gel, chocolate cremeux, pear and vanilla sorbet and salted chocolate crisp.
Please note a dinner jacket is required for gentlemen in the George V Dining Room.
Enjoy an eight course tasting menu in the magnificent surroundings of the George V Dining Room.Purchase gift voucher
Monday - Sunday:
Breakfast: 8.00am - 10.30am
(served until 11am on weekends)
Dinner: 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Telephone: + 353 94 954 6003
Executive Chef: Philippe Farineau
Restaurant Manager: Robert Bowe
Head Sommelier: Paul Fogerty
"I believe the dining experience begins before the guest even arrives - it has to provoke a sense of anticipation and showcase our exceptional local produce in its finest form."
Chef Philippe Farineau
Ashford Castle Executive Chef