FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Clontarf Castle Hotel offers a range of different locations and opportunities around which a bespoke wedding can be designed.
We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions we have received from our wedding couples below.
No, your day is very special to us, therefore we apply a strict one Wedding a day policy at the Castle.
From the enquiry stage up to your Wedding day and after, our dedicated Wedding Executive will be take care of every detail for you & ensure you have the most magical day.
The maximum capacity for a wedding at Clontarf Castle is 360 guests.
We do indeed and we would be delighted to create a bespoke package for you based on your numbers.
There would be a minimum number of 40 adults for our pre-defined packages. However, we can create a bespoke package for smaller weddings. There is a minimum number of 120 adults on a Friday or Saturday.
Yes, we have a number of function rooms that are licensed for ceremonies.
Depending on your numbers, the ceremony could take place in the same room which will be turned around for the wedding reception during your drinks reception. Alternatively, you could use a different event space for your ceremony.
Absolutely, we can hook your device to our PA system with a jack cable and we would be very happy to play your own songs during your ceremony or your playlist for the evening.
Depending on your numbers, the drinks reception would be held either in our Knights Bar or the Indigo Lounge.
Of course, we can reserve a room for you or the wedding suite the night before, in order to get ready on the morning of the wedding at the Castle.
We include a wedding suite complimentary on the night of the wedding for the couple.
We have 111 bedrooms. There are 3 grades of room available to guests – Deluxe, Executive and Suite Rooms. Rates vary between grades. There are also a number of guesthouses, B&Bs and hotels nearby.
Our reservations team can hold 15 bedrooms at a reduced rate, for the night of the wedding. Wedding bedrooom rates are subject to seasonality and a rate will be advised at the time of booking.
Check out time is normally 12.00 noon.
We have round tables that can accommodate from 8 to 12 guests per table.
We will print personalised menus and table numbers/names for all the tables, place cards for the top table and we have a beautiful table plan display.
We do have a PA system and microphones in house complimentary.
We have a preferred suppliers list which we would be very happy to send you.
Approximately 8 weeks before the wedding day you will enjoy a complimentary Menu Tasting in the Castle. Our Wedding Executive will arrange this for you, normally Menu Tastings take place on a Tuesday evening in our Fahrenheit restaurant.
We will cater for any dietary requirements on the day, and we will also have a silent vegetarian option.
Our corkage fee is €17.50 per bottle of wine and €25 per bottle of Sparkling wine. This is additional to your wedding package.
The entertainment and bar closes at 2am.
This would depend on the event space booked for the wedding. The following deposit is required: Great Hall – €3,000, which is non-refundable Viking Suite – €1,500, which is non-refundable Fahrenheit Restaurant – €1,000, which is non-refundable We can hold a date for a number of weeks before the deposit is required.
Absolutely, we would be delighted to book a space for you for a family gathering the night before or a BBQ the day after the wedding. Our BBQ menu starts from €36 per person.
The hotel is fully accessible.