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Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa

Maynooth Road, Dunboyne, Co. Meath
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31 reviews
Quality of service4.9/5
Danielle B
Added 17th Sep 2021
Wedding 6th Aug 2021
We chose Dunboyne Castle for our summer wedding and we could not be happier with our choice. Kate and the team at Dunboyne were so easy to deal with and always helpful and professional. We decided to postpone our wedding due to COVID restrictions and Kate was especially accommodating, professional, and makes you feel that nothing is too big or too hard for her. Communication was easy and thoroughly dealt with every single time. In the lead up to the day, Kate covered absolutely everything with us and really made the whole experience as stress free as possible. The venue was fabulous, our guests were very impressed with the venue, and those who stayed over were very impressed with the rooms. All of our guests were very complimentary with regard to the wedding meal, canapés and evening food. Our guests were all extremely well looked after and had an absolute ball. We were looked after so well, and there was plenty of staff there on the day and they were all so friendly. The grounds and old house were perfect for photos and the wedding suite was amazing. We cannot thank Kate, and everyone at Dunboyne Castle enough for hosting the most perfect day for us. It really was everything we could have ever hoped for and more! We look forward to celebrating our anniversary and other occasions here in the future!
Maurese Gargan
Added 19th Nov 2019
Wedding 26th Oct 2019
Dunboyne Castle was the venue for our October wedding and we simply could not have chosen better. Over the two and a half years between booking our reception and the day itself, Kate and the team at Dunboyne were so easy to deal with. From paying deposits, to picking the dinner menu, to random questions here and there, communication was easy and thoroughly dealt with every single time. In the lead up to the day, not a single thing was missed – Kate covered absolutely everything with us twice or three times over so nothing was forgotten and really made the whole experience as stress free as possible. The wedding day itself was exactly what we had hoped for. Everything was executed perfectly; from food quality, to guest relations, to staff service...everything! We still have wedding guests coming to us and complimenting Dunboyne for how excellent the food and service were, and how much they enjoyed their stay. The most important thing for us was that our friends and family could enjoy their day; as nothing was too much trouble for the team at Dunboyne, our guests were all extremely well looked after and had an absolute ball. We cannot thank Kate, and everyone at Dunboyne Castle enough for hosting the most perfect day for us. It really was everything we could have ever hoped for and more!
Ed and Callum
Added 19th Nov 2019
Wedding 17th Aug 2019
Beautiful venue, great attention to detail and very professional management and staff who catered for all our needs.
The Dunnes
Added 11th Jul 2019
Wedding 5th Jul 2019
We couldn't have asked for anything more on our special day. Everything was fab; the reception room, the decor, the food, the service!
Eimear O Neill
Added 29th May 2019
Wedding 4th May 2019
I have emailed to the wedding coordinator a few minor issues, overall everything was fabulous. We were looked after so well, the food was amazing, plenty of staff and so friendly. All guests have complimented, since then, their satisfaction also. The grounds for photos are perfect, the wedding suite is amazing and we just loved it all. I couldn't find a thing to say I would change. A wonderful choice for a wedding venue. Thank you Dunboyne, we look forward to celebrating our anniversary and other occasions here in the future.
Donna & Colm
Added 18th Nov 2019
Wedding 5th Apr 2019
We knew immediately that Dunboyne Castle had to be the venue for our big day after attending a wedding fair there. We loved the idea that we would get to enjoy the old Georgian style house but also a modern hotel too. From the very beginning we found all the staff helpful and friendly and made the planning process very easy and stress free. Nothing was too small or too big of a request, they catered to our every need during our stay there. The bridal suite is absolutely fabulous and we were lucky to be able to spend the 2nd night there too. We highly recommend Dunboyne Castle and can’t thank all the staff enough for making our day extra special.
Kathryn & William Hardaway
Added 4th Jun 2019
Wedding 31st Mar 2019
The team at Dunboyne made our wedding day as magical as we could have imagined. We are from the US and decided to do a destination wedding with a small party of friends and family. Being abroad, we had to trust that everything was going to go as planned without much on site prep. Most of our communication was via email, with the exception of one planning trip to visit the venue and meet with Kate, the events coordinator about 7 months ahead of time. She made me feel confident and comfortable throughout the process and made sure all my requests were accommodated without question. From our guests' accommodations and the bridal suite to the incredible grounds, food and recommendation of florist, we couldn't have asked for a more perfect day. The staff made us feel at ease and our guests feel welcome throughout the process. We can't thank them enough for making our day so easy and stress free.
Aisling Tormey
Added 20th Jan 2019
Wedding 28th Dec 2018
I cannot praise Dunboyne enough after holding our wedding there in December. Kate, the wedding coordinator, was brilliant, always quick to get back to our emails and sort out any queries we may have had. The room was fabulous, staff were brilliant and the food was excellent, we’re still getting compliments over it all now! I wouldn’t have changed a thing and would definitely recommend Dunboyne for any wedding. We held our second day there too in the cute cellar bar and everyone had a great time, we served finger food and again everyone was really impressed. Delighted with our choice!
Response from Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa
Thanks so much Aisling, It really was our pleasure and you looked beautiful. Kate
Sinead kelly
Added 17th Nov 2018
Wedding 27th Oct 2018
Such a magical day. The staff went out of their way to make sure everything ran smoothly. All staff made sure the guests with dietary requirements were looked after correctly. Made us feel so important. Anything I wanted I was allowed to do/have. Eg: sparkle dance floor/sweet table/flower wall. Such a delightful place and what a wonderful wedding planner I got (Kate) she made it all happen
Claire O'Connor
Added 22nd Oct 2018
Wedding 8th Sep 2018
Great venue, staff extremely pleasant and helpful, would really recommend as a wedding venue, staff couldn't do enough for us, every wedding guest complimented them and the hotel to us throughout our day. Would go back again.
Marie and Diarmuid
Added 8th Jan 2019
Wedding 26th Jul 2018
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff at Dunboyne Castle for a truly wonderful wedding day. From the moment we got engaged, Kate and her staff were extremely helpful in helping to plan our day. Kate was always very responsive to emails and always accommodated any requests that we had. Kate always put our minds at ease and made the planning part very enjoyable. Every detail was taken care of. On the day, John was exceptional at his job. He looked after us, our bridal party and all of our guests from start to finish. We didn't have to think about the service or any other details as John was working behind the scenes making sure everything went to plan. John is an asset to the hotel and was invaluable to us on the day and we would like to say a special thank you to John and Kate for making our day so memorable and special for us. I would certainly recommend both of them to any future bride or grooms.
Hannah Bayly
Added 3rd Nov 2018
Wedding 27th May 2018
Dunboyne was a pleasure to work alongside in planning our dream day . Kate was so relaxed and easy going , and john on the day of the wedding was just brilliant . He made us so relaxed and made sure all outbreaks requests were addr sees . The only feedback I could arrange is that the food and drinks on arrival to reception are planned out a little better . It seemed that on the day so many guests didn't even see the food platters going around as with checking in etc . I don't know if that is a portion size issue ? That would be my only feed back , is that many guests seemed to not receive any food on arrival. It is a very long day so I do think the reception food is an important element .
Ciara Brew
Added 19th Nov 2018
Wedding 28th Dec 2017
The wedding planning was made so easy by choosing Dunboyne Castle Hotel for our wedding last December! From start to finish everyone we were in contact with was so helpful and more than willing to make all our wishes happen. The location was great too as we got married in Dublin so the journey wasn't too far. Every guest that gave us feedback said the food was out of this world with no issues at all. We could not say we had any complaints about the hotel and would recommend it in a heartbeat!
Roisin Ryan
Added 1st Dec 2018
Wedding 27th Dec 2017
We had the most amazing experience getting married in Dunboyne Castle I would love to do it all over again. Also I'm severe coeliac and they made the most beautiful gluten free food nobody could tell the difference
Smyth-Shanahan Wedding
Added 4th Mar 2016
Wedding 12th Feb 2016
We got married in Dunboyne Castle this day three weeks ago. We apologise that it's taken me this long to write this but it's been a very busy time! Anyway, let's start at the very beginning.... The banqueting manager John, is an absolute gentleman and a pleasure to deal with. He is so professional but in a very laid back and easy going manner. He made sure everything was ABSOLUTELY PERFECT for us on our big day - literally nothing was overlooked. He even got me a glass of water before I walked into the ceremony because I got a bit emotional! Our reception went without a single glitch and I can honestly say that was down to John. He was fantastic to our guests and from the photographer, videographer, Entertainent, Chic Events, Dance Floor people, to our band and DJ, every single one of them have come back to us and said that John and the team were not one of the best, but THE BEST they've ever worked with! They have all said the Dunboyne team were unbelievably co-operative and that the venue was amazing... and we feel the same. For that, we THANK YOU! Next on our list is Elaine, the Front Desk Manager. What a lady! She was so so so lovely to us throughout our stay and literally looked after our every need. Nothing was too big or too small. And even when we returned with the children for a night, Elaine still had her lovely demeanor about her and made sure she came around to say 'Hello'. We'd like to thank Elaine for making our stay truly memorable! And finally, we'd like to give a big shout to Gaby - for her amazing hospitality, Stacey who looked after our every need at the bar and looked after our entire party in the Cellar Bar the next day and to Jimmy for the absolute best cocktails we've ever had! We cannot thank you guys enough for EVERYTHING. We will be back to celeberate EVERY anniversary and we will never forget how truly magical you made our day and our stay. And all of our guests who stayed 2 or 3 nights 100% agree!
Brid and Shane
Added 26th Nov 2015
Wedding 21st Nov 2015
From the moment we choose Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa as our wedding venue to booking out after the wedding the staff were the friendliest, most professional and helpful we have ever come across in a hotel. Dunboyne helped us with every step of the way and ensured all of the finer details we wanted were put in place. Tom and John were amazing on the day walking us through every aspect and ensuring we were never stressed. All of our guests commented on the hotel and some went as far as to say that the wedding meal was the best they had ever had. We would highly recommend Dunboyne to anyone looking for a venue for their wedding.
Sinéad and David Smyth
Added 7th Nov 2015
Wedding 23rd Oct 2015
Dunboyne Castle, both the venue and staff, far exceeded our already high expectations on our wedding day. Our guests were so impressed with the venue, we got many strong compliments about the quality of the food and accommodation, but mostly the warmth and hospitality of the staff. We really had the best day ever, and Paudy, John and Melanie all were a huge help both in the lead up and on the day. Best weekend ever!
Caroline Power & Stephen Murphy
Added 18th Feb 2016
Wedding 12th Sep 2015
We loved Dunboyne so much. They were genuinely as excited about the planning of our wedding as we were. We received fast responses to queries by email, they accommodated our random requests, they were flexible when we wanted to change things in our package and all the staff ensured the day itself went absolutely perfectly...not one complaint! The service was amazing, the food tasty (and piping hot)and every single member of staff we dealt with were friendly and cheerful. We have been back since and plan many return visits. This hotel is a true gem and I would urge any bride/groom to book here. At the very least stay over & experience the hotel facilities as I guarantee you fall in love with it. My only problem.......I can only have one wedding day!
Sharon Byrne
Added 20th Feb 2016
Wedding 10th Sep 2015
Got married here in September 2015 everything was perfect from start to finish and staff were amazing
Laura and Michael Lonergan
Added 18th Feb 2016
Wedding 22nd Aug 2015
From the minute we sat down with Melanie at our first visit to Dunboyne castle hotel & spa, we were delighted with the service we recieved and the attention to detail was phenomenal. Our very own package was negotiated and Tailored to our requirements and numbers. The lead up to the wedding was made so much easier as any issue that came up was dealt with perfectly. The day itself (weekend to be honest) was one to remember forever and each and every guest raved about the service and facilities. We would highly recommend Dunboyne castle hotel & spa to any bride and groom to be!
Added 19th Feb 2016
Wedding 13th Aug 2015
The staff in Dunboyne were so helpful, we really had the perfect day here. Our guests loved everything about the venue and the staff went above and beyond for our guests as well. Everything about this venue was perfect.
Added 19th Feb 2016
Wedding 13th Aug 2015
The staff in Dunboyne were so helpful, we really had the perfect day here. Our guests loved everything about the venue and the staff went above and beyond for our guests as well. Everything about this venue was perfect.
Added 23rd Apr 2015
Wedding 4th May 2012
Fantastic venue
Lisa & Graham
Added 18th Jun 2013
Just wanted to thank all the staff especially John and Tom for making our wedding so special, everything went great, the guys couldn't have done anymore for us, all the guests have been complimenting the hotel and food and also the service. Thanks again for making our day that extra bit special.
Carlo & Rachel
Added 11th Jun 2013
Hope you are well, just settling back in after the honeymoon which was a great break after the wedding. As for the wedding day, we couldn't have hoped for it to go any better. Tom ensured our every need was tended to and we truly felt like a King and Queen for the day, he was outstanding. The venue as you know is just fabulous and our guests were really wowed. The food was delicious and feedback from our guest was the same. They really felt spoilt and very full. Our priest Fr Derek also informed us that he was recently diagnosed as being a celiac and that his food was catered for and delicious too. All the staff were polite and punctual and ensured the guests were looked after. It really was 5 star treatment from start to finish and we can’t thank you enough. We just want to say a special thanks to yourself and Tom for all you professional advise and help on the run up to our wedding. You really ensured we had a perfect day. We can't wait to come back and visit Dunboyne Castle Hotel as it will always have a special place in our hearts. We hope to see you all again soon.
Leona and Brian
Added 14th May 2013
Myself and Brian would like to say a big thank you to yourself and John especially for making our day so special. Our wedding was fantastic I have to say John was fantastic and also the rest of the staff too. I would highly recommend your hotel for any wedding venue. Thank ye all so much.
Sinead & Brendan Moore
Added 23rd Apr 2013
Just wanted to send a quick mail to yourself and all the staff in Dunboyne Castle to say a massive thanks for everything you did to make our day so special. The run up to the wedding day could not have gone any smoother and that is down to you and all the other staff. We would also like to say a huge thank you to John who looked after us on the day. He went over and beyond our expectations and he was right there if anything needed to be done. All our guests thought the venue was amazing and I know for a fact that they will visit you again.... (I know we will) Thank you again for everything.
Maria and Derek
Added 18th Mar 2013
Just a quick note to say thank you to you and all the staff of Dunboyne Castle hotel, we had an amazing wedding day! Myself and Derek would especially like to thank Tom and John, they were fantastic and made our special day run so smoothly we couldn't fault a thing. Everyone commented on how friendly and efficient the staff were and also everyone was raving about how good the food was. Please send our compliments to the chef because the food was absolutely delicious. Many Thanks.
Catríona & Dominic
Added 6th Mar 2013
Apologies for the delay in writing a review of our wedding on March 22nd this year. Myself and Dominic had an amazing day in Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa and we were delighted with how everything went. We are so thankful to you, Sinead, Fionnuala, John, Tom and all of the wonderful staff that helped to make our day as special as it was. Many of our friends and family commented on how friendly and efficient your staff were throughout the day. The build-up to our wedding was relaxed and enjoyable and you went out of your way to help create the perfect venue for us. The room was absolutely beautiful and our guests really enjoyed the pre-dinner reception drinks and food. Compliments to the chef also as the food throughout the day was delicious and very well presented. Our friends with special dietary requirements were very happy with how they were looked after on the day. We would highly recommend Dunboyne Castle as a wedding venue as we feel that nothing was ever a problem in the run up to our wedding. We had a fantastic day and we look forward to visiting the hotel again someday (soon hopefully!)
Audrey & Dave
Added 12th Nov 2012
Just want to say a huge thank you to you & all the staff at Dunboyne Castle for an amazing day, a day we will never forget. Everything was just perfect. People still talking about how beautiful the room was. The food was also perfect. I have recommended you to so many people. So once again thank so much for everything. Also could you pass on our thanks to John Ryan, he was fantastic.
Meabh Bolger
Added 23rd Jan 2012
I got married here last September and I cannot recommend them highly enough. The staff went out of their way to help us and everything was wonderful :-)
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WEDDINGS AT DUNBOYNE CASTLE HOTEL & SPA. Your wedding is the first day of the rest of your life. Begin your new life together in the luxurious style of Dunboyne Castle. From the moment you sweep smoothly through the tree lined avenue you will catch a glimpse of the magnificent [phone removed]th century mansion, once the former home of The Lord of Dunboyne. The Castle is idyllically set in [phone removed] acres of mature, formal gardens which wrap themselves around the property to create the prefect wedding venue that is Dunboyne Castle Hotel.This is your special day and we at Dunboyne Castle Hotel are here to make your dreams come true. Historical Castle, magnificent gardens and an experienced team create the location for an idyllic experience.Wedding with a differenceDunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa can also be the ideal venue for your more intimate wedding day. We will ensure that your wedding follows your chosen style and taste.Elegant private rooms can create the perfect setting for both religious blessings and civil services. Wedding CoordinatorDunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa has a dedicated coordinator for you unique day. Our wedding coordinator will work with you to reserve your special date, plan your schedule of events and liaise together with you and the executive chef to personally assist with menus selection. Our wedding coordinator will be delighted to discuss your ideas and advice on wines, music and table plans. They will be on hand to ensure your wedding follows your chosen style and detail. Seoid SpaWith one of Ireland's most exclusive Spa facilities on site all pre wedding requirements can be met. Seoid will offer pre wedding packages designed with you in mind. Relax and prepare for your wedding day luxury and tranquillity while our professional staff pampers you and your bridal party.Day 2 Why not keep the celebrations going? Dunboyne Castle Hotel can arrange a variety of options for your second day. With an outdoor terrace for BBQ's in Summer or a privately booked Snug Bar during the Winter, we can cater for your guests every need. 
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