Dear Alanna, Colm and I just wanted to say a huge 'Thank You' to you and Gareth for your superb organisation and service provided for our Wedding celebrations. We had an incredible weekend and our guests were overwhelmed by the magnificence of Luttrellstown Castle.
Alanna, we really appreciate your individual care and attention to every detail of our arrangements. You did an excellent job!
We hope to have another opportunity to return to see you at Luttrellstown in the future.
With very best wishes
Sheila and Colm / 9th September 2017
We had our wedding in Luttrellstown Castle this summer. It was a magical experience. With Luttrellstown we had exclusive use of the entirety of the castle for the night before the wedding as well.
Alanna was our wedding co-ordinator; she met us a number of times in the months and weeks before the wedding. She was on top of all details, major and minor, and her professional, kind and down to earth demeanour gave us great assurance and confidence that all would be well. Gareth, the banqueting manager ,was also great to work with, very professional, and no stone was left unturned so that the day would run as smoothly as possible.
We gathered together close friends and relatives for the BBQ the night before. The food was wonderful and it was so tranquil relaxing outside the castle being served the finest food, and as the summer-evening haze descended and the shadow of the castle turrets lengthened ,we gazed over golden fields of corn stretching into the horizon and on towards the distant Dublin mountains.
The accommodation was exceptional, plenty of room in the twelve bedrooms for both families and the bridal party. The morning was very relaxing, the bridal suite having a wonderful dressing room in which the bride, three bridesmaids, mother of the bride, hairdresser and make- up artist could all manoeuvre around with ease, prompting the hairdresser to say it was the most relaxing wedding- morning she had experienced ! The fact that the church and accommodation for the other guests was only up the road made everything all the more reassuring and relaxing! That the staff dealt with all the wedding vendors so ably was also a major advantage; we didn’t even have to worry about it!
As the guests filed into the castle the next day for the reception ,the charm, splendour, richness, and colour of the surroundings had a great effect on them. Many of them reported feeling so welcome and valued as soon as they stepped into the vast and beautiful entrance hallway, such was the constant attention they were given by waiters offering delightful canapés and drinks. We certainly felt that too when our car pulled up and the staff waited at the giant doorway of the castle to welcome and receive us, and assist us up the red-carpeted stairs.
The rest of the day was filled and enriched with the attention of the staff, and as we dined sumptuously and danced into the late hours of the night, the magic of the castle, the sense of history and antiquity surrounding us, and the wonder of bygone days lit our imagination, fired our spirits, and gave us the ultimate wedding day.
Ciara & Ciaran Maune - July 2017
Thanks so much Alanna for everything!! Indeed it was a pleasure dealing with you and the rest of the Luttrellstown team. We had an amazing day and everything went smoothly. Our family and friends were very impressed with the venue and we couldn't recommend Luttrellstown enough. Everyone had a good time and they commented that the food was good and everyone had more than enough to eat (which is always a good thing!!). Our guests who stayed at the castle had a very comfortable night and commented that the rooms are gorgeous! We were delighted that our guests had a good time. If we could do it all over again, we'd pick Luttrellstown again in a heartbeat!
Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts for all your help with our wedding. You were so pleasant, organised and efficient and we knew straight away that we could trust you! Thank you for making our wedding planning so much easier! Also, please convey our thanks to Gareth for his help on our wedding day. He made sure everything went smoothly and took good care of our guests. We really appreciate it.
Thank you so much once again and best wishes always,
Syer Ree & Calvin / July 2017
Thank you so much Alanna for coordinating such an amazing day! Cam and I, our family and guests will never forget it! Thank you so much to Kevin and the team for looking after us so well too. Cam and I will be dropping up a token of our appreciation to you both in the coming days.
We really had the most amazing day!
Rosheen & Cam / April 2017
Dallan and I want to extend our sincere gratitude for your exceptional service and attentiveness. Our wedding ceremony left lasting impression for our guests and ourselves. It was a beautiful weekend and the venue had everything to do with making it exceptional! The service was excellent, food was amazing and staff were very courteous.
We look forward to stopping by the Castle next time we are in Dublin.
Bita & Dallan / March 2017
Anne O'Dwyer here mum of Maria who celebrated her wedding at Luttrellstown Castle on the 28th December 2016. My husband PJ. I my daughters Alicia, Caroline and all the extended family are totally overwhelmed with the really personal and warm reception we and all our guests received at d reception . A very special mention to all the catering and security staff totally discreet but unbelievably caring the lovely stories we have heard back of rugs being placed on shoulders of guests when they wandered outside of the castle please let them know what a real difference they made to our special day. Alanna you were a total gem from the very beginning to d very end well done Alanna, all staff thank you all Anne & PJ Maria & David.
Maria & David / December 2016
My wife and I had our wedding day at this fabulous venue at the end of November, 2016. Living in Vancouver, Canada, we were in contact with Alanna, and she did an amazing job making sure the day went so smoothly.
The venue looked stunning, the food was amazing, and both Alanna, Kevin, and their team did an incredible job on the day. All of our family and friends made the same remarks to us, which only made us happier with our choice of venue.
We also stayed overnight in the castle with the wedding party. The rooms were exceptionally clean, and the breakfast service the next morning was as prompt, and delicious tasting as dinner the night before.
Alanna and Kevin – thank you once again for everything you did to make our day such a fantastic one.
Anybody even considering having their wedding here, this is the place to do it.
Michelle & Alex / November 2016
"We are so delighted that we chose Luttrellstown Castle for our big day"
That is in large part to the fantastic Alanna and all the staff and managers at the Castle. Alanna in particular could not have been more helpful and it was a genuine pleasure to plan the wedding with her help. A number of our guests have mentioned to me after the wedding that the staff were wonderful, which is testament to the impression that they made on everyone in attendance.
The Castle itself is breath taking, and the rooms were immaculate. I brought a number of little touches that I wanted to add to make the day my own, including about 100 candles and lights (!!), but Alanna took it completely in stride and they appeared as if by magic in exactly the right places at exactly the right time. It was so wonderful to have complete trust in the venue and know that none of our questions were too big or too small.
Practically speaking, the Castle was perfect for a wedding. It is only 20 minutes drive from the airport for international guests, and yet it feels like you are in the countryside. The main dining room fit our 120 guests comfortably, and the fact that the dance floor is next to the bar meant that the dance floor wasn't empty all night. The Library was a great place to end the night with a few drinks, and the venue grounds are so beautiful for photos.
We have only happy memories from our wedding day, and I can honestly say there isn't a single thing that I would change. The best day of our life was at Luttrellstown Castle, and I have only the highest praise for the Castle and all its staff.
Aisling and Stephen / August 2016
“Best day of our lives”
I hope you are well, we just wanted to to thank you so much for everything you have done for us to make our wedding day the best day of our lives. From our very first introduction to you, we knew we were in good hands, we always felt you were so accommodating, helpful, obliging and genuinely sincere. None of our requests were ever a problem for you, you truly are so passionate about creating the perfect wedding day for couples. All of our guests are still talking about the venue, the impeccable grounds, the atmosphere in the castle was amazing, the food was outstanding... Not to mention the wine.. Some of our guests had the pleasure of staying over for a night, I'm sure that is an experience and a memory for us all that will be ever lasting. We would especially like to thank you Alanna I just can't say enough about how good you are, I would highly recommend anyone who wants the perfect wedding day to choose luttrellstown castle, and with your help, they too will have the "perfect wedding day" that we had.
We also would like to thank Sanju, he was an absolute gem, so nice and so helpful and really looked after us all throughout the day and night.. A big thank you to Paddy also who accommodated johns mode of transport... A massive thank you to Sean who served us at the top table, he is so professional and such a friendly guy. Thanks to Kevin and all of the staff on the day, they were amazing . We wish we could do it all over again... It was truly an amazing day start to finish for us and our two girls and entire wedding party. Thank you so much!
Colette and John Gleeson / August 2016
Our wedding was beyond our expectations. Your expertise was invaluable to us. We were so grateful to have your guidance in every detail especially since we live in London and chose to be married in Luttrellstown Castle. Our family and friends are still talking about how beautiful everything was and how much fun they had. Having you to help us plan the most important day of our lives was a great decision. We will always remember your kindness and professionalism.
Kim and Philip Bradley / August 2016
“Fairy Tale Wedding”
We are just back from our honeymoon and wanted so say a huge thank you to all the staff at Luttrellstown for making our wedding day so perfect. We truly had the most incredible weekend and just wish we could do it all over again…!
The staff were exceptional; incredibly professional and obliging. They always had a smile on their faces and nothing phased them. The dining room looked like a royal banquet was about to be held there and the food was absolutely delicious; beautifully presented and commended by all.
A special word of thanks to Alanna, who was incredibly helpful in the run up to the wedding, and on the big day. You made sure everything ran like clockwork, which created a lovely calm atmosphere throughout the day. The subtle way you, and the rest of the staff, guided us through the day allowed us to celebrate as if we were at someone else’s party!
Luttrellstown is a magical venue, with fabulous grounds. We felt like we were in a fairy tale all weekend...
Alix & Conor McInerney / July 2016
"Wedding of our Dreams"
Thank your so much for delivering the wedding of our dreams! Your team could not have done any better. Absolutely surpassed all expectations.
We continue to receive compliments on the venue, food and service. All aspects were best in class. Every time I look at pictures on my phone I can't believe our wedding was so beautiful. It almost looks fake as some people have said! I had to pinch myself a few times throughout the day.
Thank you for all your help the past few months and making the whole planning process easy for us. People always asked us if it was difficult planning a wedding abroad. Your team was amazing and everything was always clearly communicated and delivered. We will cherish the memories for a lifetime.
Best regards and wishes for your own fairytale wedding. I'm sure it will be the event of the season and you will be a gorgeous bride!
Magaly & Ross / July 2016
The best decision we made during the wedding planning process was choosing Luttrellstown Castle as our venue. As a bride planning a destination wedding, it was pretty nerve-wracking to choose a venue without viewing it in person or tasting the food until the big day. However, the venue’s wedding coordinator, Alanna, was incredibly helpful from our first contact via e-mail to the day of the wedding and made me feel at ease the entire time. Alanna is an absolute professional and just a lovely person to work with. She was so relatable and really took the time to understand and address my wants for the wedding. I am a very detailed-oriented person and probably sent her 100 e-mails over the 18 month planning process, so that was no small task!
We hired the castle for two nights and planned every detail down to all of the menus, bar service, table plans, room assignments and deco during our entire stay. The planning process led by Alanna meant that from the moment we arrived to the castle, I was able to completely relax, have fun and be present in every moment with my groom, family and friends. Isn’t that the goal?
Luttrellstown Castle is truly a 5-star resort given the gorgeous castle, perfectly manicured grounds, level of service from the wonderful staff (special thanks to Jason, Sanju, Andrea, Jack, Mark and Paddy!) and delicious and beautifully presented food. Our family and friends were well fed and well cared for during our stay, which made the entire experience so enjoyable. The main take away from our guests was that staying at the castle and celebrating our wedding there was a once in a lifetime experience for them - not to mention the groom and myself!”
Kaitlyn Kennedy & James Gilbert / June 2016
"Perfect Wedding Day"
Hi Alanna, Chris and I would like to thank you and all your staff for providing the most perfect wedding day! There was nothing anyone could have done to have made it better than it was. We are so truly thankful for all of your hard work and we will definitely be returning again. Thank you.
Mr and Mrs Murphy / June 2016
There are many beautiful locations to have a wedding, and Luttrellstown Castle is one of them, especially as the castle is rented out through noon the next day and some of the guests can spend the night. What sets Luttrellstown Castle apart, however, is the service and attention to detail under the direction of Alanna Cahill, Kevin, and the rest of the staff. We planned our wedding from outside of Ireland and when selecting the venue, paid a lot of attention to how various venues and vendors responded both in terms of time and detail. This even included recommendations on rehearsal dinner locations. We would also like to note the excellent quality of the food and wine program that exceeded all expectations. Alanna and her team never missed a beat and I would highly recommend her for planning any event.
Sarah Mason & Robert Smith / May 2016
Dear Alanna, We just wanted to both thank you for everything. The whole day went stunningly well, and please extend our thanks to all of the staff, who were professional, friendly and flexible. Simply extraordinary. Many thanks,
Conor and Linda / May 2016
"Happiest Couple Ever"
Hi Alanna,How are you. I'm sorry I am only getting to you now. I just want to thank you for saving our wedding and making us the happiest couple ever. You did such an amazing job and we are so so grateful. I really appreciate everything you done for us. I currently have laryngitis and can't talk. Once my voice gets back I will give you a call. Thanks so much to you and all the wonderful staff at luttrellstown castle .
Kerrie & Robert / May 2016
We would just like to thank you again for your considerable contribution to making Sarah and Rob's wedding a really memorable occasion. The venue was superb and the service excellent. The chef really did us proud. We wondered if he could produce the same standard of food as he did when we had the tasting menu in January for over 100 people. He did.
Please convey our thanks to all the staff for everything.
Rosemary and Tom Mason / May 2016
“A New Year's Eve Spectacular”
From the moment our guests drove up the driveway, they were totally enthralled with Luttrellstown Castle. For many, it was their first time to go behind those big enchanting black gates! The consensus? Absolutely stunning and of course we would have to agree! From start to finish, our wedding reception exceeded all of our expectations. We simply could not be happier with how it turned out. This is down to a number of factors – the private venue itself which is absolutely spectacular and so beautifully well maintained and of course the team of fantastic people that are responsible for ensuring you have the most wonderful wedding – in particular Alanna to whom we will be eternally grateful, Anthony, Kevin and of course Paddy who so kindly erected the Mayo flag on the top of the Castle much to the Bride's delight! 31 December 2015 truly was the most magical day of our lives – to all at Luttrellstown Castle – thank you! And to those of you considering Luttrellstown Castle for your wedding – do it! We would book it again in a heartbeat – you won't be disappointed.
Emma and Niall O'Dwyer / December 2015
Hope you are keeping well.
Firstly I'm sorry this email is long overdue.
On behalf of my husband and I, and both our families we want to sincerely thank you and the staff of Luttrellstown Castle for making our wedding day so special.
I can honestly say it was a dream location and we were so lucky with the weather too!
Everything went off so well and we are both so thankful for that.
Mary & Greg / September 15
Thank you for exceeding our expectations the weekend of our wedding and throughout the entire planning process! We could not have asked for a more enjoyable person to work with, especially as our list of requests grew over time. When we needed to work with outside vendors your recommendations were spot on.
We were fortunate to have gorgeous weather the entire weekend and I was particularly lucky to spend a few minutes with Paddy touring the grounds Sunday morning. They are faultless due to his hard work!
We can’t express how thankful we are to the entire staff at Luttrellstown for making the weekend one to remember. Thank you again
Casey and TJ / September 2015
I just wanted to say thank you for your help with organising our wedding at Luttrelstown Castle on 8th August 2015.
We had such a beautiful and special day and there really isn’t anything I could fault. The staff, who I hadn’t met before the day were fantastic – friendly and very efficient. All of the food was delicious and very well presented. The lamb was beautifully cooked which is tricky when cooking for so many, so well done to the Chef! A special thank you too to Kevin for making sure everything ran smoothly during the dinner service and evening.
I would also like to say a special thank you for allowing us to get ready on the morning of the wedding – this was a huge help as the bathroom in the bridal suite is enormous!
The only downside is that we didn’t get to enjoy the beautiful grounds. We actually bumped into a gentleman in the Castleknock Hotel the next day who was the next wedding party in and he was telling us all about the surroundings!
Everyone says the day goes fast and it really does….I would dearly love to do it again or even visit the Castle again some time in the future.
It was a pleasure dealing with you and thank you for accommodating our requests here and there and generally being on top of everything and gently nudging us when we needed it!
Luttrellstown Castle is a dream venue and whoever has their wedding there is blessed. The French wedding party were very impressed, they kept saying how magical it was.
Thanks again Alanna, it was lovely to meet you.
Jennifer & Luc / August 2015
We just wanted to drop you a line to let you know how thrilled we were with our wedding at luttrellstown.
Please pass on this message to all of the staff: everyone was blown away by of course the setting but also the wonderful food and impeccable service. Nothing was too big or too small a request. Everyone was extremely professional and helpful, particularly Aidan and jasen.
We had the time of our lives as did everyone at the wedding.
Thank you again for helping organize and execute our special day.
Claire and Brett / August 2015
"A Perfect Day"
We had our wedding at Luttrellstown Castle in July. We wanted to hold our wedding at a beautiful location that could be exclusively ours for 2 days and with 5 star service......Luttrellstown Castle certainly checked all our boxes and we were left with no doubt that it was the perfect wedding location for us. We are an Irish couple but are living in the USA and spent one week visiting 5 star wedding locations in both Ireland and Florence, Italy. From the first time we visited Luttrellstown we fell in love with the beautiful castle and grounds. None of the other wedding locations we viewed offered everything we were looking for in terms of exclusivity, service levels, flexibility and professionalism. The wedding co-ordinator, Alanna is very professional and made us feel very at ease when making our plans from so far away. She was extremely flexible in making herself available for phone calls and meetings and found a solution to every single issue we came across. We approached our wedding day feeling very confident that everything would run smoothly in Alanna's capable hands....and we certainly were not wrong. Our wedding day was perfect and we owe a huge thanks to Alanna and the team for all the hard work they put in. We need to give a very special mention to Kevin, the Food and Beverage Manager. Kevin is the most capable and professional person we have every encountered in the hospitality industry. I don't think he slept for the entire 2 days that we hired the Castle. Kevin made sure that my champagne glass was never empty and made each and every one of our guests feel special. All our guests know Kevin and have only the best things to say about him! The Castle looked amazing on our wedding day and the dining room was a magical setting for our 80 guests. The food was amazing and the service was absolutely fabulous. We would love to get married again to live the wonderful experience Luttrellstown Castle has to offer.
Tracy & Declan / July 2015
“The most magical day ever!”
They say the hardest thing about a wedding is deciding on a location. For us the decision was one of the easiest. Having looked at locations all over Europe we were continually drawn back to a world-class location that was right next to us. Luttrellstown Castle is one of the most magical places one can imagine. As a local lad it was fitting that Louis showed Conny what was right on his doorstep all his life. She fell in love with it immediately. The place is steeped in history and Alanna made us feel very much at home from the moment we started the process. Our photographer described it as one of his favorite locations in all of Ireland. Our guests from all over the world echoed these words from the moment they entered the gates and drove down the majestic tree lined avenue to the Castle.
Our party was able to enjoy the stunning environs of the Castle for the entire day. Classical musicians played throughout the afternoon as thousands of tiny bubbles rained down on the guests from the upper stairways as we cut the wedding cake in the majestic settings of the grand hall of the Castle. The doors to ‘The Van Stry’ room open to the most lavish of settings where the gala wedding dinner is held. The food is exceptional and the service sublime. We’d like to thank all the staff members who made our wedding day on the 3rd of July so exceptional
Conny & Louis / July 2015
"Beautiful Venue and Great Team"
"We had the most amazing wedding in Luttrellstown Castle, really everything what we had hoped for. Having chosen the venue a year beforehand, the team worked with us to make sure we got exactly what we wanted for our special day. The weather was spectacular and the grounds looked spectacular. From the moment we arrived at the Castle on the morning of the big day to the disappointing farewell two days later, the Luttrellstown team looked after every need we had. We would very much recommend Luttrellstown Castle for your wedding, we just wish we had more time to spend there!"
Sarah and Dan / June 2015
"A fairytale wedding"
We will never forget the best day of our lives at Lutterstown castle. The venue exceeded our expectations having the Ceremony, Reception, Dining and Entertainment all in the one location. The library and lawns made for spectacular imagery on the day and the food and service was excellent. We would highly recommend the castle to all , our guests are still talking about it! We are very thankful to Alanna for all she did to make the day possible for us.
Aidan and Marelise / May 2015
We are not even sure where to start when it comes to thanking you!! You were absolutely fab all throughout the preparations for our wedding but most especially on the day itself in December. Thank you so much! Thanks also to the barman Johnathan, our waitress Edita, Aidan who was just everywhere! and Jim for the amazing food that everyone is still talking about. All in All, we loved the venue and the day.
So Sorry for the table ivy end cones. Hope you have forgiven us!! Best of luck with your big YS event in June and hopefully meet you again.
Barbara and Philip / Dec 2014
I thought I would drop you a few lines to let you know that we found the venue to be absolutely ideal for our wedding.
Having the actual Ceremony, Reception, Dining and Entertainment all in the one location proved to be very successful. Without exception all 106 guests had nothing but positive comments about all aspect of the day. Staff were most polite, helpful and provided extremely good service.
The venue itself was extremely well appointed and the quality of the food was excellent. I would highly recommend this venue to any couples who are considering a wedding in your venue.
Cepta and Frank / June 2014
"We can’t thank you enough”
After a year with planning and excitement around our big day, we are humble and grateful that everything turned out perfect - and most of the thanks must be addressed to all of you at Luttrellstown Castle. You have all been incredible helpful, service-minded, patient, kind and not to mention professional - throughout the whole process. All the guests had an absolutely fantastic day, as so did we. We can`t thank you enough.
Anna Marie & Simen / June 2014
"Everything was perfect!"
A massive thank you to yourselves and the entire team at luttrellstown castle for such an amazing day!
Myself and Ciaran had the most fantastic day. Everything was perfect. Our guests were so impressed by the castle and are still talking about the fab food and wine . It really was so delicious. The staff were fab , the head waiter with the red hair who looked after top table was fantastic, he was really on the ball.
Thank you for your patience , help and support especially in the last week. Wishing you all the very best for all the lucky weddings that are booked in ahead!
Deirdre & Ciaran / Sept 2014
"Exceeded our expectations ... phenomenal!"
Yourself and Colm, and all of the staff at the Castle met and exceeded expectations. Aiden was phenomenal, friendly, happy to fill every request and providing a consistent level of service regardless of time of day or whom was working. Sean and Jonathan and Shane, while we kept them there late every night, always had a smile and were more than could be expected and deserve only the highest recognition as ambassadors for the Castle and the experience offered. Valbona and Edita and the girls could not do enough to help us and their sincere generosity and willingness to simply be helpful shone through.
Rebecca & Andrew / August 2013
Luttrellstown Castle Resort
Castleknock, Ireland, D15 RH92
Tel +353 1 860 9600