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Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom & Ireland

 
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Luxury Holidays At Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

Set within six acres of private grounds at the foot of the mighty Mourne Mountains and bordered by a golden strand of beach, get set to marvel at the majesty of this luxury hotel in Northern Ireland. Originally built in 1897, the beautifully maintained Victorian building flaunts impressive turrets, elegant drawing rooms and countless original fireplaces, celebrating its rich heritage while still offering all the makings of a modern luxury hotel. Escape from everyday life with an ESPA therapy at the exceptional spa, an oasis of serenity backed by mountains and rolling sand dunes, take a dip in the ocean-facing swimming pool, or enjoy delicious cuisine created with ingredients from local producers and artisans. For lovers of golf, the world-famous Championship Links of Royal County Down course lies adjacent to the resort, while the nearby mountains promise plenty of alfresco adventure.

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  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: A luxurious Victorian-era hotel on the County Down coast
  • Feature: Rejuvenating ESPA treatments at the destination spa
  • Rooms: 181 rooms and 6 suites
  • Location: County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom & Ireland
  • Nearest airport: Belfast International Airport
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Location and transfer

Located in Newcastle in County Down, Slieve Donard Resort and Spa is approximately 2 hours from Belfast International Airport by road.

Accommodation:expand_more

Rooms and suites are traditionally tasteful and superbly comfortable, most of them boasting views over the landscaped grounds, Royal County Down Golf Course, the windswept Irish Sea or the mighty Mountains of Morne. King Koil ‘Cloud Beds’ include extra thick mattresses and premium bedding for ultimate comfort, while en suite bathrooms feature walk-in showers or combined bath and showers, and luxury ESPA toiletries. Other amenities include flat screen televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers, night safes, bathrobes and slippers.

Dining:expand_more

Culinary offerings at Slieve Donard Resort and Spa focus on celebrating local Northern Irish produce. As well as two restaurants, there are two bar/lounges to enjoy.

Oak Restaurant :expand_more
  • Cuisine: Great breakfast, a largely locally sourced a la carte menu and buffet-style Sunday lunches
  • Setting: A large yet intimate restaurant with oak panelled walks
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Percy French Inn:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Hearty, wholesome and top-quality local cuisine, as well as a unique Game of Thrones inspired menu
  • Setting: A relaxed and welcoming restaurant with log fires, named after writer, artist and entertainer, Percy French, composer of the famous song ‘The Mountains of Mourne’
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Yes
Lighthouse Lounge:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Delicious, nutritious and light dishes such as smoothies, salads and sandwiches
  • Setting: Located beside the spa, the lounge boasts huge windows with mountain and bay views
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Property Highlights:expand_more
Golf

The resort lies right beside the The Royal County Down Golf Club, home to the challenging golf course that features on just about every top critic and magazine’s list of top courses in the world! Enjoy a game of golf unlike any other as you tee off with views of the Mountains of Mourne and Dundrum Bay, enjoying a different spellbinding view from each hole. A favourite with golfing royalty such as Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy, Royal Country Down has played host to various iconic tournaments over the years – including the British Seniors, the Walker Cup the Irish Open! A variety of other great golf courses can also be easily accessed from Slieve Donard.


Spa & Wellness

Perhaps the jewel in the resort’s crown is its beautiful spa, a haven of calm that overlooks the windswept beach and majestic mountains from floor-to-ceiling windows. An extensive menu of ESPA treatments is yours to choose from, fusing the latest wellness techniques with ancient therapies. Along with the serene treatment rooms, the spa houses various heat experiences, relaxation rooms and a gorgeous gold-flecked mosaic swimming pool with great views. There is also a well-equipped gym and tennis courts.


Lakes & Mountains

Located at the foot of the mighty Mourne Mountains, the resort is the ideal spot for enjoying a range of adventures outdoors. Soak up sublime views as you hike across rolling hills, or visit the nearby Tollymore Forest Park for walking, horse riding or orienteering, enjoying the variety of tree species and charm of the Shimna River. The atmospheric woods of Tollymore also featured in HBO’s record-breaking epic saga Game of Thrones, as did several other natural sites around the area – including Castle Ward, which was the setting for iconic Winterfell, home of the House Stark.


 

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Independent Reviews

Although our awards and long history stand testament to our success, independent reviews from our clients via Feefo further support our unrivalled travel experiences.

Elegant Resorts have achieved an average score of 4.9 / 5 based on 394 independent reviews.

We are proud to have been awarded the Feefo Gold Service award. This independent seal of excellence recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews and achieve an overall score of 4.5 or more.

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