Medieval and modern merge magnificently at this 19th Century Castle to create a one-off hotel experience. Following a recent €10 million facelift, Clontarf has succeeded in combining historic charm with stylish 21st Century design. The Fahrenheit Grill, with its wow-factor exposed beam ceiling, is a wonderful place to eat. And guests can luxuriate in a selection of opulent overnight options from contemporary twin rooms to four poster suites with Victorian baths. Set in its own walled grounds, Clontarf Castle is inextricably embroidered into Ireland's rich historic tapestry and is one of the country's best hotels. Spoil yourself.