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Slieve Donard Resort and Spa


  • Four Star Quality Assurance
Four Star Quality Assurance
Downs Road, Newcastle, Co. Down, BT33 0AH
Slieve Donard Exterior


A new era, inspired by the past.

A beloved destination for families, golfers, and holiday travellers, Slieve Donard is a local landmark that’s equal parts homey and breath-taking. The resort sits at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, on the edge of Royal County Down Golf Club, ranked no. 1 in the world by Golf Digest.  

Slieve Donard's elegant new look is inspired by the hotel’s impressive history. Reimagined lobby spaces, guest rooms, bars and restaurants channel Slieve Donard’s original splendour. 


Freshly updated guest rooms evoke Victorian splendour, the hotel’s rich history and its glorious landscapes. Local legends grace the walls, while wilderness colours blend beautifully with custom designs to create an unforgettable stay.  


From relaxed to upscale, Slieve Donard offers four options for drinking and dining in County Down. Menus champion in-season ingredients, with a focus on local produce, game and seafood.  

JJ Farrall’s - Named after Slieve Donard’s architect, JJ Farrall’s sits at the heart of the hotel. Savour the very best seasonal and locally sourced beef, seafood and game, straight from Ireland’s larder, while enjoying the restaurants 19th century architecture and open fire.  

Lighthouse Lounge – At Lighthouse Lounge, seasonal Mediterranean menus take inspiration from the cuisines and cultures of Italy, Greece and the Levant. Come by for casual lunches and dinners with views of the Slieve Donard lawns and coast. 

The Wolf – Intimate and richly decorated, Wolf Bar is the hotel’s social centre. Our cocktail menu features classics with a Slieve Donard twist, inspired by local history. The bar also offers a wide-ranging wine list and draught beers. Relax and enjoy a plate of local Carlingford oysters, a platter of local cured meats and cheeses, or any number of snacks, pastries and sandwiches. 

The Percy French – At the foot of the Mourne Mountains, local favourite The Percy French serves pub classics, regional fare, bar snacks and traditional Sunday roast – all with a focus on in-season and local produce. A wide-ranging wine list sits alongside draft beers and a menu of classical inspired cocktails.  


Enhance your Slieve Donard experience with a visit to The Spa. Spanning two floors, it’s a destination for relaxation and wellbeing. Book a blissful treatment, unwind in the thermal suite or take a swim – all while enjoying stunning sea and mountain views. 



  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Bar
  • Licensed
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Room service
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Cot & Highchair Available
  • Highchairs Available

Establishment Features

  • 24 hour concierge service
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Central heating throughout
  • Chef
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Gift vouchers
  • Groups accepted
  • Groups catered for
  • Hair salon
  • Hairdryers
  • Interlink Rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Pets accepted
  • Private rooms
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Robes available
  • Shop
  • Showers
  • Slippers available
  • Towels available

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycle hire
  • Gym On Premises
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool On Premises
  • Tennis court
  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Additional charge for pets
  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Daily rates available
  • Euros accepted
  • Midweek breaks
  • Short breaks available
  • Special group rates
  • Weekend breaks

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • Celebrity connection
  • Coastal
  • Dogs Welcome Inside
  • Dogs Welcome Outside
  • Family Room on request
  • Film or TV location
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Seafront
  • Unique venue
  • Waterfront

Room / Unit Features

  • Central heating in all units
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Ironing facilities in all units
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Pets accepted in some units
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all bedrooms
  • TV
  • TV In Bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Activity breaks
  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply

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