Welcome To
Carton House, A Fairmont Managed Hotel

The luxurious Irish resort that is, Carton House. An 18th century country mansion and former home of ancient aristocracy set on 1,100 private acres of sweeping Kildare parkland. Today, a magnificent hotel that is a unique interplay of old and new, grandeur and grit; of history and becoming. With its intriguing heritage, Carton House invites you to wonder and imagine times past.
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As we navigate through these extra-ordinary times together, the safety of our guests and colleagues is paramount to us. Rest assured, Carton House has taken all of the necessary health and safety measures on board and implemented these across the resort in line with both the ALLSafe code of practice and Irish government regulations.


At Carton, there is space, ample amounts of space to ensure complete escapism from reality. 169 luxurious guest bedrooms, 18 of which are located in The House, an 18th century restored Palladian mansion that was once the ancestral home of the Earls of Kildare and the Dukes of Leinster. 151 bedrooms located in The Garden Wing each with their own views of the estate's flora and fauna.


Here at Carton House, our team are always at hand to ensure your stay exceeds all expectations. Allow us to take care of each and every detail. Let us make your next stay, the best yet.

Map & Information

Check-in 3.00pm -
Check-out 12.00pm .
  • Dublin International Airport is located just 32km from Carton House via the M50/M4 motorways. This journey takes no more than 25 minutes in non-peak traffic time.

    Carton House can happily arrange a private transfer to and/or from the Airport for guests. Quotations available upon request.

    Taxi service also available from the Airport to Carton House.

  • From Dublin
    From Dublin, take the main M4 motorway westbound. From the motorway, take the "Leixlip West" exit (Junction 6) and follow the signs to Carton House. Carton House is approximately a 5-minute drive from the M4 motorway exit.

    From The West
    From the west, take the M4 motorway to Dublin and approximately 20km from Dublin city, take the "Leixlip west" exit (Junction 6) and follow the signs to Carton House. Carton House is approximately a 5-minute drive from the M4 motorway exit.

    SatNav Co-Ordinates

    Latitude 53 º, 23', 28'', 53.391111 N

    Longitude -6 º 33', 59'', -6.566389 E

  • Carton House is located in Maynooth and lies on the Western Suburban Railway Line which serves three City Centre stations (Pearse Station, Tara Street Station and Connolly Station) as well as eight other suburban stations (Drumcondra, Broombridge, Ashtown, Castleknock, Coolmine, Clonsilla, Leixlip Confey and Leixlip Louisa Bridge).

    Information on prices and timetables are available from the Irish Rail website here.

    A taxi journey from Maynooth Station to Carton House will take approximately 5 minutes.

  • Carton House offers complimentary car parking on resort for all guests and visitors.

    Valet parking available upon request, subject to additional charge.

Guest Services

"Céad míle fáilte" - a hundred thousand welcomes. A beatiful Irish phrase that you will hear time and time again.

It is extremely difficult to match the level of an anuthentic Irish hospitality experience. We cannot wait to welcome you.

  • Babysitting Available
  • Concierge Service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • ALL Safe Covid-19 Protocols
  • Accepting ALL
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Resort Sustainability
  • Audio Visual Services
  • Valet Service

Meetings & Events

Carton House once the stage for many defining moments in Irish political and social history and is no stranger to important and decisive meetings and the most opulent of celebrations and gatherings. The resort features some of the most gracious and opulent meeting spaces known. There is an unbroken tradition of service here that dates back three centuries, and there is so much more to discover now than ever before.

Carton House Spa & Wellness

An 18th century Georgian building, now home to Carton House Spa & Wellness, has been mindfully restored with the finest contemporary facilities to ensure your complete relaxation and rejuvenation. Surrender your stress and choose from a carefully curated menu of treatments delivered by our highly skilled therapists in the serene surroundings of our thermal area and treatment rooms.
Featuring 7 individually designed treatment suites, the most luxurious of products and a team of highly skilled and knowledgeable therapists, Carton House Spa is one of the most loved spas in Ireland. In addition, an 18 metre indoor heated swimming pool, gymnasium suite and thermal area comprise Carton House Wellness. Allow yourself be immersed in complete mind, body and soul restoration.

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