Clontarf Castle Hotel

Avg. Rating (5.0 based on 91 reviews)
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Capacity
20-300
Avg. PP
€75.00

Overview

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A 12th century castle surrounded by private grounds and only two miles from Dublin. Close to the Seafront and St. Annes Park. Call our dedicated wedding team on 01 8534328 for further details.

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A Fairytale Wedding at Clontarf Castle Hotel

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Wedding Overview:

Discover the wonder of weddings at Clontarf Castle...

Set in idyllic surroundings, Clontarf Castle Hotel is a romantic 12th century castle that offers the perfect blend of a traditional castle with luxurious interior design, exceptional facilities and a warmth of welcome for which the team are renowned.

One of Dublin’s leading wedding venues with an impressive 50+ years experience creating memorable weddings, this unique venue will impress the most discerning couple; from the arrival up the secluded, leafy driveway to the breathtaking castle façade & stunning interiors, this is the setting that romance was made for.

With contemporary art galleries on each floor of the hotel, an atrium lobby that hosts original 12th century castle walls, beautifully landscaped garden and an outdoor terrace, there is an array of quirky areas that await you around every corner.

Clontarf Castle is a unique and regal venue that is truly special whatever the season. From Winter Weddings with castle decorations in abundance, festive carols and crackling log fires, Christmas is a truly magically time at Clontarf Castle to a Summer Wedding that is synonymous with style, elegance and romance promising you and your guests a luxurious experience, in the historical grandeur of a 12th century Castle hotel.

At Clontarf Castle, we take pride in ensuring that each wedding is a bespoke experience for all wedding couples. Our expert wedding team is on hand to ensure that every detail is delivered with efficiency, grace and style.

Picture the scene. Evening light hits the turrets of Clontarf Castle Hotel as you sweep down the dramatic staircase to greet your family and friends. It’s your wedding day, and it’s your castle; here, on the stunning northern coastline of Dublin, your guests are preparing to dance the night. (Can we have this section in gold).

Clontarf Castle Hotel is one of Dublin’s leading wedding venues, an effortless blend of historical romance and thoroughly modern facilities. Every couple is different and at Clontarf Castle Hotel, your wedding will be completely unique. Our experienced wedding team are ready to design a bespoke package, perfectly tailored to your personality and relationship.

With a breath-taking castle facade, dedicated art galleries, original 12thcentury architecture, landscaped gardens and a romantic outdoor terrace, Clontarf Castle holds a wealth of unforgettable experiences for you and your guest.

Wedding Venues:

From a wedding celebration in the grandeur of the Great Hall ballroom to an intimate wedding reception in Fahrenheit Restaurant or a sophisticated gathering in Indigo Lounge or the Viking Suite, there are many beautiful settings for a bespoke wedding experience at Clontarf Castle Hotel.

The Great Hall

The newly re-decorated Great Hall is a lavish venue with plush lilac & silver tones, wonderful high ceilings, Louise Kennedy crystal chandeliers and a dramatic frieze of the Battle of Clontarf, restoring the rich history of this romantic castle venue.

The Great Hall has its own private pre-reception area that features a striking bespoke art piece, “Bull in the headland” by Irish Artist, Deirdre McClorey. There is also a private bar. The Great Hall is perfect for wedding receptions for 120+ guests and can also be used for civil ceremonies.

Please contact our wedding team for further information T: +353 (0) 1 8332321 E: weddings@clontarfcastle.ie

The Viking Suite

The Viking Suite is a beautiful private suite decorated in a rich silver and purple colour scheme with a bar within the room & an abundance of natural daylight. There is also a private pre-reception area that showcases stunning art pieces by Arthur Maderson. The ambience is intimate and romantic, this room is perfect for wedding receptions for up to 100 guests and it is also a popular choice for civil ceremonies.

Please contact our wedding team for further information T: +353 (0) 1 8332321 E: weddings@clontarfcastle.ie

Fahrenheit Restaurant

Set in the original 12th century castle, Fahrenheit Restaurant is very much the medieval castle setting with its dramatic high wooden beamed ceilings, ornate stained glass windows and regal panelled walls. Located within the listed building and with an impressive staircase as a grand entrance for wedding couples, the double AA Rosette winning Fahrenheit is a picture perfect choice for intimate wedding gatherings of up to 70 persons.

Please contact our wedding team for further information T: +353 (0) 1 8332321 E: weddings@clontarfcastle.ie

Indigo Lounge

There is a regal atmosphere in Indigo Lounge, where glamorous red chandeliers, cast a sparkle over special evening occasions. An elegant space with a sophisticated ambience, Indigo Lounge is a popular setting for a champagne welcome reception for you and your guests. Indigo Lounge opens out to The Terrace, a beautiful outdoor space that is perfect for an Al Fresco drinks reception against the backdrop of the ivy draped castle wall.

Please contact our wedding team for further information T: +353 (0) 1 8332321 E: weddings@clontarfcastle.ie

Clontarf Castle Hotel offers a range of different locations and opportunities around which a bespoke wedding can be designed.

What you choose will depend on your own personality and style – whether that’s a lavish celebration in the grandeur of the Great Hall ballroom, an intimate wedding lunch in Fahrenheit Restaurant, or a sophisticated soiree in Indigo Lounge or the Viking Suite.

The Great Hall

The recently renovated Great Hall is a truly elegant venue, featuring luxurious cream and purple tones and lofty ceiling. Louise Kennedy designed crystal chandeliers illuminate a dramatic frieze depicting the Battle of Clontarf, a celebration of the incredible heritage of this centuries-old castle. The Great Hall contains its own purpose-built bar, pre-reception area and can host upwards of 120 guests.

The Viking Suite

The Viking Suite is an inviting exclusive space that features a striking colour scheme and private pre-reception area. With a purpose-built bar inside the room, full air-conditioning and flooded by natural daylight, the Viking Suite is a popular choice for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions alike for up to 100 guests.

Fahrenheit Restaurant

Located in the original 12thcentury castle wing, Fahrenheit Restaurant showcases the medieval history of Clontarf Castle Hotel. High-beamed ceilings, ornate stained glass windows and panelled walls lend a sense of drama and atmosphere to this unique space, the perfect choice for an intimate gathering in a truly romantic setting.The double AA Rosette awarded, Fahrenheit Restaurant is the perfect choice for intimate wedding gatherings of up to 70 persons.

Indigo Lounge

There’s a sense of fun sophistication in Indigo Lounge, where glamorous red chandeliers cast a sparkle over your evening occasion. Chic and contemporary Indigo Lounge connects with an outdoor terrace – making it perfect for champagne receptions, al fresco dining and night-timesoirées.

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Wedding Packages

At Clontarf Castle Hotel, their team of experienced staff and talented Wedding Coordinator are equipped with all the skills, talent and enthusiasm required to make every moment of your wedding day, utterly magical. Our attention to detail and passion for excellence are sure to exceed your every expectation.

Choose from one of Four Wedding Packages to include The Enchanted Package, The Charmed Package, The Fairytale Package and The Majestic Package, each wedding package unique and different in style and all with their own unique touches.

As Winter eases its grip on the Dublin coastline, Spring sunshine slowly warms the stones of Clontarf Castle Hotel. A Spring wedding captures the magic of new beginnings at the castle; fresh seasonal flowers and lengthening evening light provide an enchanting backdrop for your fairy-tale experience.

Summer sees Clontarf Castle Hotel mature into full bloom. Your summer wedding will sparkle with regal elegance, illuminated by gentle evening sunshine; a grand occasion framed by the drama of the castle facade.

Autumn cloaks the gardens of Clontarf Castle Hotel in vibrant changing colours. Crisp, peaceful mornings show the beauty of the castle to its full advantage, and make the stunning interiors all the more inviting

In Winter, Clontarf Castle Hotel takes on an atmosphere of enchantment. The Christmas season ignites crackling log fires and festive carols, while the entire castle takes on a romantic medieval ambience. From start to finish, your Winter Wedding will be filled with festivities and warmth.

To inspire you as you begin planning your special day; our wedding team has tailored a series of packages to suit different requirements and budgets. We know that every couple is completely unique, so we’re also ready to design a bespoke experience that encapsulates your personal style.

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Civil Ceremonies

Clontarf Castle Hotel is licensed to host civil ceremonies and offer a unique, intimate occasion guaranteed to be truly exclusive for you and your guests.

Our expert wedding team offers an entirely personal approach, inspired with care and attention allowing you to relax and soak up every previous moment. The newly redecorated Viking Suite is tranquil space with lush purple and silver pantones, perfect for an intimate civil ceremony, or blessing.

At Clontarf Castle Hotel, we pride ourselves on designing unique wedding experiences that epitomise the personality of each couple we meet. Our expert wedding team is dedicated to delivering every event with passion, style and consummate professionalism.

Clontarf Castle Hotel is licensed to host civil ceremonies – unique, intimate occasions with guaranteed exclusivity for you and your guests. Our expert wedding team offer a thoroughly personal touch, with a level of care and attention that enable you to relax and soak up every precious moment. The recently refurbished Viking Suite is a tranquil space with luxurious purple and silver tones, perfect for an intimate civil ceremony or blessing.

Post wedding BBQ

Linger Longer

Experience summers most delicious event with a post wedding Gourmet BBQ at the Terrace. This heated outdoor dining space which is styled in keeping with the castle adjoins Indigo Lounge, an ultra chic lounge with comfortable sofa style seating. It can be reserved privately for groups with minimum numbers of 40 persons.

Tempting BBQ delights from €32 per person

Complimentary room hire

Drinks packages available from €4 per person

For more details contact our events team on 01-8534327 or email conbq@clontarfcastle.ie.

Make Even More Memories

Extend the fun and treat your friends and family to a summer celebration with a post-wedding Gourmet BBQ on the Terrace. This heated outdoor space, adjoining Indigo Lounge, echoes Clontarf Castle’s distinctive heritage style and features relaxing sofa-style seating. It can be exclusively reserved for groups with minimum numbers of 40 guests.

Tempting BBQ delicacies from 32 per person

Complimentary room hire

Drinks packages available from €5 per person

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Average Rating: 5.0 out of 5 - based on 91 reviews

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by on Fri, 12th August, 2016

Got married 50years ago yesterday 10/8/16 here in double wedding. Fabulous still. Definitely recommend it.

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by on Thu, 11th August, 2016

We had our reception in Clontarf Castle 10 years ago next year. We had such a special day and the venue was perfect. Everything went to plan and we couldn't have found the staff more helpful. We would definitely recommend it to anyone thinking of the castle as their venue!

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by on Wed, 10th August, 2016

We got married at clontarf castle 10 years ago this month. It's was a fairytale wedding from start to finish and all our wishes were catered to at the highest quality. I had my dream day there. I always recommend the castle to engaged couples.

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by on Wed, 10th August, 2016

We had our wedding there 2013 . It was fantastic day from start to finish the staff were brilliant wht ever we want need they were on to it straight away . Luke was brilliant settings everything up for us .we even had a guest crash our wedding coolio. . I'm so glad we pick clontarf castle Regards Karen

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by on Wed, 10th August, 2016

We had our wedding reception in Clontarf Castle 2 years ago at the end of this month. What a fabulous day we had. All the staff especially Leonara the wedding planner at the time were fantastic, so helpful & couldn't do enough to help us & make our day special. The food was amazing with all our guests compliment our ... Read More

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