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16th Feb 2016

A Wexford hotel has been named as the best luxury country house hotel in the world

Conor Heneghan

High praise.

Dunbrody Country House Hotel in Co. Wexford has been voted the world’s number one Luxury Country House Hotel by the online travel bible, Luxury Travel Guide.

Owned and operated by husband and wife team, Kevin and Catherine Dundon, Dunbrody Country House Hotel has scooped this international accolade for its “authentic charm, relaxed ambience and top class dining experience”.

Recognition like this for Dunbrody Country House Hotel is a further boost to Ireland’s reputation in the tourist industry and follows on from Ashford Castle in Mayo being named as the best hotel in the world at the Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards in Las Vegas last year.

The annual Luxury Travel Guide Awards celebrate excellence across all sectors of the affluent global travel and tourism industry. Each year nominees across various categories are shortlisted before voting is opened to The Luxury Travel Guide’s half a million subscribers worldwide.

Commenting on the award, Kevin Dundon, proprietor of the hotel and one of Ireland’s leading celebrity chefs, said: “Since opening our doors in 1997, Catherine and I have strived to deliver excellence in all we do here at Dunbrody House.

“This award will hopefully focus increased interest in the Hook Peninsula, an idyllic part of the country. It marks the start of an exciting year ahead for us and our team at the hotel.”

Congratulations folks.

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