Lough Eske Castle is celebrating being named in a new list of Top 10 Best Hotels in Ireland created by a leading US media company.

The results were announced by U.S. News and World Report, who rank the world’s best hotels each year.

Lough Eske Castle also placed in the Top 200 hotels in Europe and earned a coveted Gold Badge.

Lough Eske Castle is located outside Donegal

The five-star Lough Eske Castle is located just outside Donegal Town. With 97 spacious guestrooms, Cara Organic Beauty Spa and swimming pool, Cedars Restaurant and the Gallery Bar, Lough Eske Castle is redefining the meaning of luxury in the North-West of Ireland. 

Dónal Cox, General Manager of Lough Eske Castle

Dónal Cox, General Manager of Lough Eske Castle commented: “It’s a great honour to be recognised as one of the top ten hotels in Ireland by US News, as well as one of the top 200 hotels in Europe. 

“This is a true reflection of our continued growth in international clientele in the last few years and the dedication the castle’s team has in showcasing the best of Donegal hospitality to our American guests.  We are continuing to invest into the castle with an extension of Cedars Restaurant this spring and also further investment into our bedroom product. 

“We’re all looking forward to a successful 2020 with an increase of international guests arriving at Lough Eske Castle.”

Guest bedrooms at Lough Eske Castle

U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in Ireland based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that scored in the top 10 percent of the Best Hotels in Ireland earned a Gold badge.

Hotels that appear after ranked hotels are sorted by hotel class and then by user rating, as provided by TripAdvisor.

U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis, and is a recognised leader in hotel rankings.