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Castle Murray House Hotel

Wedding venue

Hotel, Restaurant

St. John's Point
Dunkineely
Co Donegal

Capacity Seated: 130

website Contact Castle Murray House Hotel
Tel: +353 74 973 7022

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Castle Murray House Hotel

Beautifully located overlooking the sea and the ruined castle from which it takes its name (and which is floodlit at night, making an atmospheric outlook from the restaurant), Martin and Marguerite Howley’s small hotel makes a superb wedding venues for a wedding of character and, if they are lucky, guests coming from afar will stay for a few days and absorb the magic of the area.

The emphasis is on relaxation, quiet hospitality and good food - although there is a good choice, seafood has always been the speciality here, especially in summer, and it is superbly fresh - and the accommodation offered is interesting, fairly-priced and very comfortable.

The boutique style bedrooms have all been recently upgraded and 9 of the 10 rooms have views of McSwynes Bay and McSwynes Castle, with the foothills of Sliabh Liag making a romantic backdrop. Accommodation is of high standard, with King Koil pillow top mattress, duck down goose feather duvets and pillows, designer fabrics  and flat screen tvs .Tea/coffee trays include complimentary homemade Castle Murray cookies, and you will find Argan Italian toiletries in the smart bathroms 

A wedding 'Show Around Package' for couples is now offered  at Castle Murray, beginning with a welcome drink and canapés in the lounge area which enjoys beautiful coastal views overlooking St. John’s Point. Early check in to one of the boutique style bedrooms, with views over McSwynes Bay. Dinner will then be the high point of a relaxing evening, offering a gastronomic experience that demonstrates the great care and attention to detail given by Remy and his team.

Next morning, following an excellent breakfast, a dedicated wedding co-ordinator meets couples for a private consultation and show around. This package costs €200 per couple but is refunded in full if the wedding is booked at the hotel.

There is a pretty church at Bruckless, 2km away, and civil marriages and garden blessings are also possible at the hotel. The many photo opportunities include St. John’s Point, offering a beach and a lighthouse, also the castle ruins in front of the hotel.


Type of Venue

Function / Ball Room

Venue Capacity

Restaurant
Capacity Seated: 130
Capacity Standing: 85

Decor Responsibility

Decor - decorated by venue or couples responisibility: Couple

Venue Hire

  • Venue Hire

Exclusive Use

  • Do you have to take venue for exclusive use
Cost: €Cost €poa

Booking Deposit

  • Booking Deposit
Amount: €1,500

Midweek Reduction

  • Midweek reduction available
Midweek Reduction: €10% Mon-Thu on dinner menu

Wedding Planning Service

  • Wedding planning service offered

Local Church Information

  • Wedding blessing possible
  • Church nearby

2 / 3 Day Programme

  • 2/3 day programme arranged for guests if needed
A typical itinerary would be DAY 1. Arrive & check in early afternoon, hotel will arrange preferred outdoor activities such as fishing, golfing or perhaps enjoy a walk on St. John’s Point; return to drinks & canapés, followed by a relaxed dinner in the restaurant. DAY2. Wedding Day, on site hairdressers & beauticians can be arranged with a leisurely breakfast and light snacks if required. Day 3 A gourmet lunch followed by activities in the area, local Irish music in the cosy car. Hotel is happy to assist with these arrangements.

Special Welcome

  • Special Welcome
glass of champagne for bride & groom on arrival

Menus

Drinks

Afters

Children

Accommodation

Additional Information


Information on Location

Nearest Town

Donegal
Distance (km): 48km
Time Away: 20 mins

Nearest Airport

Donegal
Distance (km): 63
Time Away: 1 hr 5 mins

Nearest International Ferry Port

Larne
Distance (km): 200
Time Away: 3 hrs

Nearest Station

Sligo
Distance (km): 84
Time Away: 1 hr 20 mins



Dublin

Distance (km): 250
Time Away: 4 hrs

Waterford

Distance (km): 370
Time Away: 5 hrs 45 mins

Cork

Distance (km): 407
Time Away: 6 hrs 10 mins

Killarney

Distance (km): 420
Time Away: 6 hrs 20 mins

Limerick

Distance (km): 308
Time Away: 4 hrs 40 mins

Galway

Distance (km): 220
Time Away: 3 hrs 20 mins

Sligo

Distance (km): 83
Time Away: 1 hr 20 mins

Belfast

Distance (km): 200
Time Away: 2 hrs 50 mins

Athlone

Distance (km): 198
Time Away: 3 hrs

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Situated on the N56, 8km from Killybegs, 20 km from Donegal Town on the coast road to St Johns Point; first left outside Dunkineely village.

Facilities / Features

Complimentary

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