Situated on Dublin’s doorstep, just a 20-minute drive from the city centre, in the university town of Maynooth, County Kildare, Carton House is the ideal location for a gourmet getaway. Located within the historic walls of a 1,100-acre private parkland estate, the hotel boasts contemporary facilities whilst retaining all the charm of its 17th-century heritage. Expect inimitable character, spectacular views, outstanding service and delicious local produce.
In addition to the historic mansion, the hotel features 2 championship golf courses, a leisure centre with an 18-metre swimming pool, Carton Spa, a purpose-built events centre featuring state of the art conference facilities and 3 fabulous eateries, each offering a unique dining experience.Carton House Hotel
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Set in the historic mansion house, the Kitchen Bar is a hub of gourmet activity where guests can watch the world go by and enjoy casual contemporary cuisine including light lunches, tasty suppers and bespoke Carton cocktails. Once the steward’s room of Carton House, the Kitchen Bar is the venue for the resort’s speciality afternoon tea and guests to this day can admire the original detailing including cast iron teapots, extraordinarily high kitchen ceilings and the large cast iron cooking stove.
The Linden Tree is the resort’s main restaurant and offers a wide variety of dishes with a focus on local produce. Nestled amongst towering linden trees, planted by the estate’s original owner, Lady Emily, guests can enjoy mouth-watering dishes whilst drinking in the unique woodland view. With artfully placed skylights and long glass windows, light floods through the restaurant each morning for a fresh start at breakfast whilst each night, guests can choose from a 2-course, 3-course or a la carte menu, complimented by an extensive wine list.
Promising golf course views and fresh local ingredients, the Club House is the ideal spot for a morning coffee, leisurely lunch or refreshing pint. A hive of activity, alight with golfing folklore and the buzz of the local community, fuel up and wind down in the relaxed social setting of Carton House Golf Club. Choose from the brand-new breakfast menu, or hearty dining menu, perfect any time of the day.
Whether you are staying for business or pleasure, all bedrooms at Carton House mirror the estate’s effortless fusion of old and new. Enjoy a sense of space and comfort as well as the modern amenities you would expect to find in a well-appointed four-star hotel.
The resort features 165 bedrooms, 18 of which are located in the original Palladian House and all of which are finished with a sense of space and comfort. Guests staying in the modern wing can choose from superior deluxe bedrooms, superior balcony bedrooms or superior family bedrooms for that extra bit of space. Interconnecting rooms are also available. For a truly opulent sleeping experience, guests can indulge with a stay in the original manor house. Each room in the old house has been carefully restored with Carton’s 18th century heritage in mind. Enjoy individually fitted four-poster beds, bespoke design furniture, glass fittings and lavish fabrics for a luxurious, old world feel.
With extensive in-room dining facilities, menus and around-the-clock guest service, Carton House remains one of the most sought-after luxury hotels Ireland has to offer.