5 Best Castle Hotels Near Malahide, Ireland - Updated 2024

Hazel Ruth
Hazel Ruth 
Contributing Writer
| 1 min read

Known as one of the more posh cities in Ireland, Malahide is the place for those who prefer historical destinations over the more popular urban jungles. Some of its most well-known attractions are lush green spaces that nature lovers will want to visit, including The Talbot Botanic Gardens and The Garden House. On the other hand, the city is also replete with hip spots, such as the cocktail bar Gilbert & Wright Malahide and Westbury Casino. If you want to be taken on a blast to the past, right outside the city border is the prominent 12th-century Malahide Castle. However, if you want a more immersive experience of these towering, grand structures, you might want to consider living in one. For that, check out these best castle hotels near Malahide, Ireland.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 11, 2024.

1. Grand Hotel (from USD 259)

Experience true luxury and comfort at The Grand Hotel in Malahide, Ireland. This opulent hotel boasts an array of amenities, including a steam room, spa bath, and an impressive 21-meter (68.90 foot) swimming pool. Immerse yourself in the elegance of the tastefully furnished rooms, complete with private bathrooms, satellite television, and complimentary tea and coffee.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at The Coast Restaurant, offering breathtaking estuary views, or unwind at the lively Matt Ryan Bar, where live sports and a delightful bar menu await. With its proximity to Malahide Castle and Dublin’s vibrant city center, along with the convenience of free parking, The Grand Hotel promises a truly unforgettable stay.

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Grand Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Coast Road

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

2. Cabra Castle Hotel (from USD 262)

Built in 1760, this castle accommodation near Malahide will make you feel like you’ve traveled back in time. Its rooms are laden with opulence, from the tufted, plush furniture to the drapery outfitting the windows. Every turn in here will greet you with classic decor as well, such as candelabra chandeliers, bright carpets, brickwork, and paintings.

Despite its timelessness, this hotel also offers modern conveniences. These include telephones, satellite TVs, and free WiFi. Some rooms even come with tubs so you can soak the jetlag away.

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Cabra Castle Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Kingscourt

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel (from USD 193)

Located along Killiney Hill Road, the 4-star castle lodge near Malahide offers a great stay in Dalkey, Ireland. The two on-site restaurants here have been awarded AA Rosettes, serving Irish cuisine and dishes made with fresh local produce.

For relaxation, guests can visit the sauna or whirlpool spa. They can also do more rigorous laps in the heated indoor pool. After, they can retire to their bedrooms with high headboards, comfy armchairs, and drapes.

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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Killiney Hill Road

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

4. Clontarf Castle Hotel (from USD 247)

This castle hotel is more than just its awe-inspiring 11-century facade. It also boasts a great location, just a short drive from the center of the infamous city of Dublin. However, you don’t need to worry about venturing outside the property for meals since you can drop by the award-winning Fahrenheit Restaurant.

The rooms here come with colorful and thickly cushioned furniture, perfect to brighten up your vacation. Alternatively, the ensuite bathrooms come in a modern style, equipped with backlit mirrors, tiled walls, and showers.

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Clontarf Castle Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Castle Avenue, Clontarf

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

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5. Clonmellon Lodge (from USD 412)

Immerse yourself in the captivating ambiance of Clonmellon Lodge, an exquisite 18th-century gothic mini castle that has been meticulously restored to its former glory. Step into a world of enchantment as you enjoy easy access to the breathtaking grounds of Killua Castle. This single-story lodge seamlessly blends modern comfort with the timeless charm of its era, boasting newly renovated bathrooms and a kitchen.

With two bedrooms featuring ensuite baths, it comfortably accommodates up to five guests. Adjacent to the office, you’ll find a fully-equipped bathroom, and the office itself features a daybed that provides a comfortable sleep for adults. Prepare to be captivated by the allure of Clonmellon Lodge, where history meets contemporary luxury.

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County Westmeath, Ireland
255 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Castle 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were extremely comfortable
there were even fresh roses in the living room
we were 5 people and extremely comfortable
the place was very comfortable and everything you need on hand
everything was clean and in order
everything was clean and nice and it was decorated so beautifully
lorena was simply the perfect host
lorena was a great host
host was very responsive and helpful
host is very friendly and resposive
lorena was a lovely gracious host and always responsive to my questions
great location and very private
amazing location & property beautifully decorated
it was just such a beautiful location and house
great place to take pictures
can’t say enough good things about the mini castle this is truly a special place
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Live like royalty when in Ireland

Visiting the lush gardens of Malahide anytime soon? Treat yourself to a 5-star castle hotel in Ireland, fit for nobility. You deserve it!

If you would like to explore more accommodation options, you can also check out these Airbnb vacation rentals in Malahide.

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