This lovingly maintained Victorian hotel is now home to one of Europe’s finest resort Spas and is equally suited to a short break, residential conference or even grander events. And although you may never want to venture away from our sumptuous luxury and exquisite surroundings, we can arrange golf, fishing, horse riding and a host of other activities to tempt you out into the refreshing County Down air.

The Spa

Enjoy stunning views of the sea and mountains at our award-winning spa. The ESPA® treatments carried out by our highly skilled therapists and the calming surrounding of the Spa will leave you feeling refreshed, de-stressed and rejuvenated in body and mind. 


Slieve Donard overlooks the world-famous Royal County Down Golf Course. Host to the Irish Open in 2015, this challenging course has also hosted the British Seniors, Walker Cup and numerous prestigious championships. Slieve Donard is also a short drive from Kilkeel, Warrenpoint and the stunning Ardglass. The other Royal Courses at Portrush and Belfast are both within a 90-minute drive. 

Food & Drink

At Slieve Donard, our Chefs pride themselves on using the finest local, seasonal produce to create an array of delicious menus. Breakfast, Dinner, our famous Afternoon Tea and Sunday Lunch are served in the Oak Restaurant, with its charming beams and fabulous central fireplace. Other dining options include Chaplin's Bar, Lighthouse Lounge and The Percy French Inn—perfect for a tasty lunch of pint by the fireside. 


This wonderfully romantic Hotel has won numerous awards, including being named Best Wedding Venue in Northern Ireland as voted by local brides. 

The Slieve Donard exudes luxury, and our stunning location overlooking the Mourne Mountains provides you with the perfect backdrop for photographs. With a choice of magnificent rooms and an impressive range of gourmet banqueting choices, a wedding at the Slieve Donard is sure to impress you and your guests!

Conferences & Events

Slieve Donard's extensive choice of banqueting and conferencing suites make it suitable for events of all sizes. The magnificent Grand Ballroom is one of the largest function suites in Northern Ireland. With its stunning views over the mountains, the Chandelier Room is always a popular choice with guests looking for a 'WOW' factor. Alternatively, the Resort's Centenary Conference Centre has several meeting rooms that can be used individually or together as break-out rooms. 


Christmas is undoubtedly one of the most magical times of the year at Slieve Donard. You'll enjoy the warmest of welcomes, the finest festive dining and the most luxurious accommodations, along with attention to detail and personal touches that will ensure your Christmas and New Year are truly memorable. 

With a range of festive Christmas events, including Santa's Sunday Lunches, the Polar Express, Christmas Party Night and a New Year's Eve gala, there is something for everyone at Slieve Donard.