Nestled on 20 acres of surrounding gardens, Barberstown Castle was one of the first great Irish country houses to display its splendour to the outside world, when it opened as a hotel in 1971. It has maintained the elegance of design over eight Centuries by sympathetically blending its Victorian and Elizabethan extensions with the original Castle Battlement of 1288. Only 30 minutes removed from the hustle and bustle of Dublin City, Barberstown provides guests with a unique Castle & Country House experience. only 30 minutes away from the Airport and Dublin City Centre. The personal service of the dedicated staff will ensure that your stay is comfortable and enjoyable.
The Castle has 59 ensuite bedrooms, a number of which have Four-Poster beds. All the bedrooms are elegantly and luxuriously appointed, laden with antique furniture and provide the highest standard in comfort.
Guestrooms have been named after the owners of Barberstown Castle whose home it has been for the past 718 years.
All of the rooms at Barberstown come complete with Continental antique period furniture, including wardrobes and vanity writing desks which have been collected by the proprietors over the years.
Music, candles, fine wines, open fires, good food and convivial company. Every night is a special occasion at Barberstown Castle.
For a memorable special event, private dining suites are available.
Opening hours for the Restaurant are:
Wednesday – Saturday
7:30pm – Last orders 9:30pm
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights, dining is available in the Tea Rooms restaurant. Last orders are at 8:30pm.
On the Map: Kildare Town is located in County Kildare, inland from the eastern coast and approx. 45 minutes southwest of Dublin City. The town is just off the M7 motorway that connects the cities of Dublin (to the northeast) and Limerick (to the southwest).
County Kildare is home to the National Stud and three racecourses, at The Curragh, Naas & Punchestown. This inland county has areas of low-lying bogs on its western bountary. To the east, the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains meet its unique fertile plain, the Currage, which has 6,000 acres of grassland and; if up in the early morning, you can see beautiful throoughbred racehorses excerising. Visitors to Kildare can walk the countryside, play golf, fish, ride or cruise its waterways. One of the best ways of exploring this county is by following the canals, either walking their towpaths or cruising their waters. Away from the main roads, its a peaceful county with plenty of wild fowl, birds and animals in its river valleys, bogs, woodlands & canals.