Adjoining its larger sister property the Castlecourt Hotel, in the centre of Westport, this is a smart, contemporary hotel, with spacious stylishly furnished public areas, including a comfortable bar, and impressive accommodation.
Some rooms have balconies overlooking a rooftop garden and, with king size beds, marbled bathrooms with Jacuzzi, air conditioning, plasma screen TV with interactive services, minibar and safe all included as standard, this is a desirable place to stay.
Guests have use of the C Club leisure facilities next door, in addition to ‘Spa Sula’ with 12 treatment rooms.
Conferences/Banqueting (150/100); business centre; free broadband wi/fi. Leisure centre (pool, fitness room, jacuzzi, steam room); beauty salon, hair dressing. Equestrian, golf, fishing and garden visits nearby. Children welcome (under 3s free in parents' room, cots available free of charge, baby sitting arranged, creche, playroom).
Rooms 87 (1 suite, 2 junior suites, 5 shower only, 9 family, 5 for disabled); Room rate from about €120, ss applies. Lift; All day room service. Open all year.
A destination for local diners, situated just inside the main entrance and overlooking the busy street, this attractive restaurant has three distinct areas decorated in contrasting styles; all are well appointed with white linen, smart table settings and comfortable chairs, and the welcome is warm and efficient.
Menus offer a good variety of modern international dishes, with some local ingredients named - organic Clare Island salmon, for example, and Newport lamb; pan seared Clew Bay scallops with black pudding, cèpes and Madeira jus is a speciality.
Food is well presented and enjoyable, although it is not a place to linger as this busy restaurant usually does two sittings each night.
*An interesting and well-priced lunchtime menu is offered in the Plaza Bar.