Markree Castle, the Cooper family home for 370 years, has been lovingly restored by the current owner Charles Cooper and his wife Mary to become one of the finest country house hotels in Ireland. Set in a secluded 500 acre estate in County Sligo, peace and relaxation combined with good food, fine wine and old-world charm make a stay at Markree a step back in time. The only castle hotel in Sligo, Markree is a truly unique hidden gem in the heart of Sligo- the only place to go if you are looking for Sligo accommodation with a difference or a Sligo hotel with genuine character.Markree Castle offers a quiet and relaxing atmosphere for get-away breaks and its location, in the heart of the countryside that inspired the great poet and playwright W. Yeats, makes it an ideal 'home-from-home' for longer stays. Dinner is served nightly in the breath-takingly romantic Louis XIV dining room, where tables are always reserved for residents. A light lunch and afternoon tea of homemade cakes, scones and biscuits are available in the gallery lounge daily from 12 to 6. Markree Castle is the ideal location for all your conference and teambuilding needs.Markree Castle Hotel offers guestrooms including TVs, telephones, tea and coffee facilities, and housekeeping.