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Hideaway Cottage

This former boathouse dates back to the Guinness era and is situated a stone’s throw from The Castle on the shores of Lough Corrib.

Surrounded by private gardens and lake front views, guests enjoy the luxurious comfort and relaxation of this beautiful space, with soothing sounds of lapping lake waters. For your privacy, access is through secure gates. 

The Cottage has been lovingly restored, the unique design includes reclaimed materials such as stone and old fire place lintels from the Castle Estate.   Hand-crafted parquet flooring, original artworks, lush fabrics and a blue Murano glass chandelier adorns the ceiling.   

Custom furniture pieces include French Empire marquetry chests of drawers; a 20th century, four-fold European canvas screen; art by Louis Icart and a late 19th century pair of walnut armchairs covered in tapestry by Brunschwig & Fils.


The Cottage will capture your heart and make you feel immediately at home. On arrival you will be greeted at The Castle and escorted to The Hideaway Cottage. A welcome basket awaits along with a fully stocked bar.  To complete your Country escape, Jack Murphy Jackets and Wellingtons are yours to take home, bicycles are available for your use and guests can also avail of the hotel and its 350-acre estate's amenities.

Dine alfresco on the pier, weather permitting! The lake reflecting the stars in the evening is a memory that will stay with you for a lifetime.  Enjoy private dining or any of the dining facilities available on the Estate.

Enjoy a luxurious Irish experience like no other. With a concierge service available 24 hours a day.

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Whiskey Trolley in the Hideaway Cottage


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Estate Activities

Rowing on Lake outside the Hideaway Cottage


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Hideaway Cottage Amenities

Cottage Features

Secluded location with private access
Lake-side views of Lough Corrib
Lake-side private dining terrace
Custom hand-crafted furniture
Blue Murano glass chandelier
Egyptian Cotton bed linen
Fully stocked bar

Cottage Dimensions

Entrance Hall: 4.0 meters x 1.3 meters
Bedroom: 6.2 meters x 5.2 meters
Bathroom: 4.5 meters x 3.0 meters

Special Touches

Welcome basket
Fresh flowers
Bottled mineral water
Jack Murphy jackets to take home
Jack Murphy wellington boots to take home
Deluxe Voya toiletries
Ladies and gents slippers
Plush bathrobes
24 hour in room dining
24 hour concierge service


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Hideaway Cottage

Dates to the Guinness era