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Barberstown Castle

Barberstown Castle, a 4 star hotel located in Kildare, Ireland

This historic 13th Century Castle and country house hotel is privately owned and is the only 4 star Irish Castle hotel. Located just 25 minutes from Dublin city centre and in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, this Irish Castle is the perfect base for your vacation and holiday break. Visitors to Barberstown will experience a welcoming and relaxing stay in our luxurious bedrooms which are decorated to reflect the historic nature of the Castle. In our Clapton's Lounge and Barton Rooms Restaurant, diners can relax beside cosy, crackling fires, whilst enjoying exceptional service, great food and fine wines. Peruse our special offers including romantic breaks, weekend hotel breaks and Irish Castle vacation packages. We look forward to welcoming you to our historic Irish Castle and Country house hotel in Kildare, near Dublin. 

Open: from March until December each year

Rooms - suites

Room numbers: 55 - Rates from € 180 - € 245

Each unique Superior Bedrooms, Four Poster Bed Rooms and Junior Suites exudes Old World character and are individually styled with original antiques paired with soft furnishings for your comfort and relaxation - refreshing in these more modern times.

All of our rooms feature as standard:Original antiques, Spacious Bathrooms, LCD Screen Television, Fluffy Bathrobes in the Wardrobes Complimentary Still and Sparkling Water Wi-Fi - Complimentary throughout the hotel Hairdryer, Trouser Press. Please be aware that Barberstown Castle is a non-smoking establishment. All of our bedrooms are non-smoking. 


Be seated in the romantic setting of the opulent Victorian and Elizabethan dining rooms which have become the Barton Rooms Restaurant. The Barton Rooms restaurant opens seven nights a week and features Irish country house dining with a French influence. Head Chef Bertrand Malabat uses only fresh local produce availing of organic whenever possible.
Sunday to Thursday the Barton Rooms Restaurant is open from 6:00pm until last sitting at 8:00pm.
Friday and Saturday evenings is open from 7:30pm until last sitting at 9:30pm.

To Reserve a Table in our Barton Rooms Restaurant: Phone 353 01 628 8157 or info@barberstowncastle.ie


Over 700 years old, Barberstown Castle is a unique and elegant venue for your wedding. Nestled in the peaceful countryside of County Kildare, the Castle is still within 30 minutes driving distance of Dublin City Centre.

As each wedding day is unique, we are delighted to create Bespoke Wedding Celebrations, tailored to our couples' individual requirements. Whether you are planning something contemporary, traditional or a celebration infused with your own personalities, our dedicated wedding team is there to help you organise your perfect day. We can cater for anything from intimate gatherings to large, lavish affairs, as each couple's day is personal. Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life, and here at Barberstown we truly look forward to sharing the experience with you. We can ensure professional but personal service, exquisite dining and a unique atmosphere in one of Ireland’s most historic castles.

Contact Anna, Kate or Síofra to arrange your first viewing: weddings@barberstowncastle.ie or (353) 1-6288157 
Capacity from 50 to 250 guests



Whatever the meeting, conference or special occasion, large or small, Barberstown Castle is the perfect choice with its various spaces fashioned in traditional Country House decor and equipped with state of the art technology including high speed broadband. Our personal service will ensure your guests will receive excellent service, quality food and the personal attention you would expect from this unique Castle. Enjoy natural daylight inside each of our conference rooms; each overlooking 10 acres of landscaped gardens perfect for a brisk walk during a meeting break.

To Book: Contact Clare at clare@barberstowncastle.ie or 353 1 628 8157 to discuss how we can help you create your Conference in this unique Castle in Kildare.
Meeting capacity from 10 to 220 guests

Airport: Dublin Airport, 34 km

Easily accessible from all major routes (M1, M50, M4, M7), makes Barberstown Castle offers a convenient location just 30 minutes from Dublin airport, ferry port and Dublin city centre. 


Local Attractions - Golf places - Parks & Gardens - Museums

Local Attractions Castletown House, 5KM
Irish National Stud, 41KM
Glendalough, 57KM
Newgrange, 70KM
Straffan Steam Museum, 1KM
Kildare Village, Outlet Shopping, 39KM
Golf places The K Club, 1km
Carton HOuse, 10km
Parks/Gardens Donadea Forest Park, Donadea (12 KM)
Castletown House, Trails and River, 5km
Grand Canal Walk, 10km
Museums National Museum of Ireland, 20km
Bog of Allen Nature Centre, 15km


Special Offers

Barberstown Castle

Barberstown Castle