Located near Rosscahill, County Galway, the four-star Ross Lake House Hotel is a splendid 19th-century Georgian house. Built in 1850, the charming building was formerly an estate house of the landed gentry, who prized it for its serenity. Set amidst rambling woods and rolling lawns, it is truly a haven of peace and tranquillity.
At Ross Lake House, travellers will find a range of accommodation. There are 13 spacious guest rooms and suites, which have all been individually decorated with a blend of past and present. All rooms are ensuite with direct dial phone, television and hairdryer.
Named in Lucinda O’Sullivan’s Great Places to Stay and Eat for 2011, Ross Lake House prides itself on its reputation for dining excellence. Guests can feast on a tempting variety of Irish food prepared from nearby Connemara hills, streams and lakes as well as fish straight from the Atlantic Ocean. To complement the food, the hotel offers an excellent selection of wines to suit all tastes. For a relaxing drink, there is also the cosy Library Bar.
Ross Lake House Hotel is situated 22km from Galway City on the outskirts of Oughterard and at the gateway to Connemara. It is one of the best locations to explore the Burren region, Cliffs of Moher and magical mountains and lakes of Connemara. Nearby attractions include Kylemore Abbey, Aughnanure Castle and Clifden.