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24th Feb 2023

Hotels in 18 counties named among best in Ireland

Rory Cashin

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Maybe one of these is your local staycation spot…

Over 50 hotels from 18 counties across the island of Ireland were spotlighted by the Gold Medal Awards, including a breakdown of the best 3-star, 4-star and 5-star hotels in the country.

Below is a breakdown from each county that featured one of the winning hotels, so you can check out if your local spot is one of the best staycation stays in Ireland, or if there are any hotels further afield around the country that you might want to check out…

ANTRIM
Galgorm – Ireland’s 4 Star Resort – Silver

CLARE
Armada Hotel – Ireland’s 4 Star Hotel – Gold

CORK
Ballymaloe House – Ireland’s Menu Provenance Award – Silver
Hayfield Manor – Ireland’s 5 Star Hotel – Silver
Cork International Hotel – Ireland’s Business & Conference Hotel – Silver
Hayfield Manor – Ireland’s Guest Experience – Gold
Clonakilty Park Hotel – Ireland’s Family Friendly Hotel – Bronze
The Imperial Hotel – Ireland’s Hotel Breakfast – Silver
The Blue Haven – Meeran Manzoor – Ireland’s Chef of the Year – Bronze
The Imperial Hotel – Ireland’s Guest Experience – Silver
The Blue Haven Collection – Ireland’s Hotel Group – Silver
The Imperial Hotel – Ireland’s Hotel Group – Gold
Fernhill House – Ireland’s Wedding Hotel – Bronze
Fernhill House – Ireland’s Sustainability / Leading Green Hotel – Bronze
The Montenotte Hotel – Ireland’s 4 Star Hotel – Silver

DONEGAL
The Redcastle Oceanfront, Golf & Spa Hotel – Ireland’s Hotel Spa 4* – Silver
Harvey’s Point Hotel – Ireland’s Hotel Breakfast – Gold

DUBLIN
Dylan Hotel – Ireland’s Front of House Team/Team Member – Silver
Temple Bar Inn – Ireland’s City Hotel – Bronze
The Westin Dublin – Ireland’s City Hotel – Gold
InterContinental Dublin – Ireland’s 5 Star Hotel – Gold
Gather & Gather Ireland – Ireland’s Site Contract Caterer – Gold

GALWAY
Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate – Ireland’s 5 Star Hotel – Bronze
The Twelve Hotel – Ireland’s Wine Experience – Gold
Ballynahinch Castle – Ireland’s 4 Star Resort – Bronze

KERRY
The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens – Ireland’s Hotel Casual Dining Experience – Silver
Castlewood House Dingle – Ireland’s Menu Provenance Award – Bronze
Great Southern Killarney – Ireland’s Business & Conference Hotel – Gold
Dingle Benners Hotel – Ireland’s Afternoon Tea Hotel – Bronze
Dingle Benners Hotel – Ireland’s Hotel Casual Dining Experience – Bronze
The Europe Hotel & Resort, Killarney – Ireland’s Hotel Group – Bronze
ESPA at The Europe – Ireland’s Hotel Spa Experience 5* – Bronze
The Europe Hotel & Resort, Killarney – Ireland’s Front of House Team/Team Member – Bronze
Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa – Ireland’s Front of House Team/Team Member – Gold
Brook Lane Hotel – Ireland’s Menu Provenance Award – Gold

KILDARE
The K Club – Ireland’s Guest Experience – Bronze
The K Club – Ireland’s 5 Star Resort – Bronze

KILKENNY
The Hound at Mount Juliet Estate – Ireland’s Hotel Casual Dining Experience – Gold
Mount Juliet Estate – Ireland’s Afternoon Tea Hotel – Gold
Mount Juliet Estate – Ireland’s Wedding Hotel – Silver
Lyrath Estate – Ireland’s Business & Conference Hotel – Bronze

LIMERICK
Adare Manor – Ireland’s Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant – Gold
Adare Manor – Ireland’s 5 Star Resort – Gold
The Mustard Seed – Ireland’s Country House & Guest House Experience – Gold

LONGFORD
Aqua Sana at Center Parcs Longford Forest – Ireland’s Hotel Spa Experience 5* – Silver

MAYO
The Lodge at Ashford Castle – Ireland’s Chef of the Year – Gold
Mulranny Park Hotel – Ireland’s Family Friendly Hotel – Gold
Mount Falcon Estate – Ireland’s Chef of the Year – Silver
The Wyatt Hotel – Ireland’s 3 Star Hotel – Silver
Clew Bay Hotel – Ireland’s Sustainability / Leading Green Hotel – Silver
Clew Bay Hotel – Ireland’s 3 Star Hotel – Gold
Ashford Castle Hotel – Ireland’s 5 Star Resort – Silver
The Spa at Ashford Castle – Ireland’s Hotel Spa Experience 5* – Gold
Ashford Castle Hotel – Ireland’s Sustainability / Leading Green Hotel – Gold
Ashford Castle Hotel – Ireland’s Afternoon Tea Hotel – Silver
The Lodge at Ashford Castle – Ireland’s Wine Experience – Silver

MEATH
Tankardstown House – Ireland’s Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant – Bronze
Tankardstown House – Ireland’s Wine Experience – Bronze
Castle Arch Hotel – Ireland’s 3 Star Hotel – Bronze

MONAGHAN
Castle Leslie Estate – Ireland’s 4 Star Resort – Gold

ROSCOMMON
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa – Ireland’s 4 Star Hotel – Bronze
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa – Ireland’s Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant – Silver
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa – Ireland’s Hotel Spa Experience 4* – Gold

SLIGO
Markree Castle – Ireland’s Wedding Hotel – Gold
Sligo Park Hotel – Ireland’s Family Friendly Hotel – Silver

WATERFORD
Granville Hotel Waterford – Ireland’s City Hotel – Silver

WEXFORD
Dunbrody Country House Hotel – Ireland’s Country House & Guest House Experience – Silver
Marlfield House Hotel – Ireland’s Country House & Guest House Experience – Bronze
Marlfield House Hotel – Ireland’s Hotel Breakfast – Bronze
Kelly’s Resort Hotel – Ireland’s Hotel Spa Experience 4* – Bronze

Main image via Instagram/Ashford Castle Hotel

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