Frequently Asked Questions

Kilronan Castle Estate & spa

Q. How far is Kilronan Castle from Dublin Airport?
A. Kilronan Castle is approximately 2 hours from Dublin Airport, only 50 minutes from Knock and approximately 3.5 hours to Shannon

Q. What Dining Facilities do you have in Kilronan Castle?
A.  We have a fine dining 2AA Rosette Award winning Restaurant, a more casual option would be the Drawing Room and Palm Court follow this link to our Dining Information

Q. Do you need to reserve a table for dinner?
A.  We would advise that dinner reservations are made at the time of booking your room

Q.  How many bedrooms do you have?
A.  We have 85 bedrooms, with a variety of Twin bedded rooms, double, family, Original Castle rooms and suites.

Q.  What time is Check in & Check out?
A.  Check in Time is 3pm, Check out is 12pm

Q.  Is the Hotel Wheelchair Accessible?
A.  Yes, we have specific rooms that we can allocate for Wheelchair users

Q. What time is breakfast served?
A.. Breakfast is served in the Douglas Hyde Restaurant from 7.30am until 10.30am

Q.  Do you Cater for Dietary Requirements
A.  We do cater for most dietary Requirements, please inform Reception as you check in of your dietary requirements 

Q.  What is the closest towns to the hotel for shopping?
A.  Carrick on Shannon is only 20 minutes, and Sligo is 30 minutes from the castle

Q.  Do you have interconnecting Rooms?
A.  We do have interconnecting rooms

Q.  Do you have Wifi?
A. In public Areas, yes

Q. Where is the nearest train station to you?
A.  Boyle and Carrick on Shannon are both 20 minutes away

Spa & Leisure

Q. Do you have to book Spa Treatments
A. To guarantee the time/treatments is available we recommend that you pre-book your spa treatment at the time of booking your room.

Q. Can I use the Thermal Suite if I am pregnant
A. Unfortunately we do not allow for women who are pregnant to use the Thermal Suites

Q. What product do you use?
A.  We use Elemis Facial and Body products 

Q. Do you have to wear a swimming hat in the pool
A.  Yes, they can be purchased at the Leisure Reception

Q. What is the Swimming Pools Opening Hours?
A.  Yours to enjoy between 8:00am and 10:00pm Monday to Friday and 8:00am to 8:00pm Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays


Q.  How many can Kilronan Castle cater for?
A.  We can Cater from Weddings as intimate as 2 right up to 360 guests in our Grand Ballroom.

Q.  How many bedrooms are allocated to a wedding?
A.  We have 85 Bedrooms in Kilronan Castle and we would allocated a maximum of 40 to each wedding for the night of your wedding, if you are hosting a pre or post party here we can also accommodate that offering a maximum of 20 rooms.

Q. Do you have a designated Bridal Suite?
A.  We have 4 Authentic Castle Suites which we use for our brides, here we want your stay to be undisturbed therefore if you are staying with us for more than one night you get allocated the same Suite for the duration without the hassle of moving rooms

Q.  Tell us about your self-catering accommodation?
A.  We have 8 self-catering houses on site, they are located only a 5 minute walk from the main hotel reception.  If your guests would like to avail of breakfast in the hotel they are more than welcome, a surcharge would apply for this

Q.  Can you cater for Pre & Post Wedding Parties?
A. We can in our beautiful Dungeon bar which has a fabulous terrace and outdoor seating overlooking the lake, ideal for summer BBq’s and also for winter buffets served in front of the open fires.  We also have private dining options also for something a little more formal if desired.  Menus are displayed in the wedding brochure

Q.  Are you licenced for Civil Ceremonies?
A. We are, we have 3 options for civil partnerships, the Palm Court, The Grand Ballroom and on the Lake Terrace (Room Hire / Set up fees apply)

Q.  Is there a local Church that we can use?
A.  Ballyfarnon & Keadue would be the nearest villages for a Catholic Church Ceremony, the nearest Protestant Church would be Carrick on Shannon

Q.  What style of top tables do you do?
A.  We have the Traditional Straight Line top table that can either be raised (seating maximum 16) on the stage or positioned on the floor (maximum 20)  We also have an oval table which is also popular which seats 20

Q.  What time does the bar close at?
A.  The Ballroom Bar closes at 2.30am, Residents Bar then until 4am

Q. Where would the Drinks Reception be?
A. We have a private area for your drinks reception on the lower ground of the Castle, The Dungeon Bar is ideal with plush seating and décor for plenty and our Lake Terrace with outdoor seating it is a perfect location

Q.  Do you have Microphone for Speeches?
A. We have A full PA system, Microphone and Projector & Screen for any power point presentation’s

Q.  Do you have a list of local suppliers?

Q.  What facilities do you have on site?
A.  We have an Amazing World Class Award Winning Spa, whatever you’re after you’ll find it in our thermal suites, hot and cold vitality pools, hydrotherapy showers, tropical rain showers, saunas, aroma light-therapy steam rooms and even your own private chill-out suite and Jacuzzi. (Thermal Suite charged per hour)  With 10 Treatments rooms and a range of treatments available our highly trained staff will look after you.  We also have Leisure Centre with Pool and Gymnasium, this is available complimentary for all hotel residents.

Q.  Do you cater for Dietary Requirements?
A.  We cater for all dietary requirements, this is discussed at your meeting with the Coordinator 3 months prior to the wedding

Q.  Do you do menu tastings?
A.  We do offer our couples menu tastings, generally 3 months before the wedding we organise this, a wine tasting is also completed at this stage.  We offer an excellent, reduced B&B Rate for our couples to stay over too (subject to availability)

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