Slieve Donard Hotel is an award winning premier 4-star hotel that occupies a superbly maintained Victorian hotel, she was previously a railway hotel and is a grand dame amongst hotels. Situated on six acres of gorgeous manicured grounds overlooking the Irish Sea in Newcastle, County Down and sitting at the base of the Mountains of Mourne, it enjoys a naturally breath-taking setting. The location is well placed for exploring the north east of Ireland and the amazing scenery, attractions and sights in the area. It is also the ideal location for a leisurely and relaxing break.
This imposing hotel has exquisite surroundings and this theme is continued inside, although it has retained much of its original style, it has a lovely modern interior that is luxurious and stylish. It is a stunning hotel that is not only beautiful but, historic and opulent too. Although the style is grand, the service is relaxed and friendly and will not disappoint.
The spacious and luxurious guest rooms have been tastefully decorated to reflect the splendour of their surroundings and settings. Rooms still retail period features and have a classic design, with warm earthy tones, rich furnishings and antique style furniture, whilst containing all modern amenities the modern traveller requires. The rooms have additional special touches to make a stay relaxing and enjoyable. Many of these beautiful rooms boast stunning vistas out across the Mountains of Mourne and County Down coastline.
The Oak Restaurant provides upscale dining in its delightfully period setting that is striking, with its beamed ceilings and fantastic central fireplace. It has a sophisticated and welcoming atmosphere. Diners can delight in a creative menu that champions the best in Irish cuisine, the finest ingredients and produce is sourced from local producers, and the flavours really shine through. Guests are assured a scrumptious dining experience here.
Lighthouse Lounge has a simple stylish design and the menu offers a great choice of healthy options including, healthy smoothies, salads and sandwiches.
The Percy French Inn is a cosy and inviting bar and restaurant, with a comfortable and homely setting and has lovely views of the lovely surroundings. The menu is wholesome and inspiring and again fresh local produce is used to create a casual pub grub menu that showcases the best of Irish cuisine. With its bustling and friendly atmosphere it is a popular spot to meet and mingle with friends or locals. Afternoon Tea is served here and is a real treat.
The Spa is one of the finest around, situated across two floors and has lovely vistas over the Irish Sea and the Mourne Mountains. This world class spa is simply stunning, with a rich and luxurious decor that creates an oasis of calm and tranquility, where guests can indulge in an extensive range of individual health and beauty therapies. The fitness centre is located on the ground floor and features all the latest in modern equipment and machines, to allow for a complete and strenuous workout. There is also a swimming pool and vitality pool for guests use. There are all the facilities available to provide a relaxing and rejuvenating visit.