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Two Laois premises selected in Ireland’s top hotels in TripAdvisor awards

Main photo - Ballyfin Demesne; top left - Roundwood House; bottom left - Killarney Park

Ballyfin Demesne and Roundwood House near Mountrath have been named among Ireland’s top hotel in the recently-published awards as chosen by contributors to the travel website Trip Advisor.

Chosen on the five-star reviews on Trip Advisor, Ballyfin Demesne was listed sixth among the ‘Top Luxury Hotels in Ireland’ while Roundwood House was 10th in the ‘Top small hotels in Ireland’.

According to TripAdvisor, “the top 25 hotels were determined based on quality of traveller reviews and opinions for properties with a star rating of four and above, and with 30 or more rooms.

“The winning luxury hotels were determined based on quality of traveller reviews and opinions for properties with a five-star rating.”

The Killarney Park was named the Number 1 in the Top Luxury category ahead of Ashford Castle in Cong in Mayo, Dromoland Castle in Clare, Adare Manor in Limerick and Hayfield Manor in Cork City.

The Trump International Golf Links in Doonbeg, Muckross Park in Killarney, Ballyvolane House in Fermoy in Cork and The Mark Hotel in Dublin were all below Ballyfin in that category.

In the ‘Top Small Hotels’, Heaton’s Guesthouse in Dingle topped the list, while MacNean House and Restaurant, owned by celebrity chef Neven McGuire, was fifth.

Harvey’s Point at Lough Eske in Donegal was named as the overall top hotel while Daly’s House in Doolin was the top B&B and Chapter One in Dublin was the top restauarant.

Top hotels in Ireland

Harvey’s Point Lough Eske, Co Donegal
The Killarney Park Killarney, Co Kerry
Ashford Castle Cong, Co Mayo
Dromoland Castle Hotel Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co Clare
Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa Tralee, Co Kerry
The Lake Hotel Killarney, Co Kerry
Adare Manor Adare, Co Limerick
Hayfield Manor Hotel Cork
The Brehon Killarney, Co Kerry
10 The River Lee Cork

Top luxury hotels in Ireland

The Killarney Park Killarney, Co Kerry
Ashford Castle Cong, Co Mayo
Dromoland Castle Hotel Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co Clare
Adare Manor Adare, Co Limerick
Hayfield Manor Hotel Cork
Ballyfin Demesne Ballyfin, Co Laois
Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Doonbeg, Co Clare
Muckross Park Hotel & Spa Killarney, Co Kerry
Ballyvolane House Fermoy, Co Cork
10 The Marker Hotel Dublin

Top small hotels in Ireland

Heaton’s Guesthouse Dingle, Co Kerry
Loch Lein Country House Fossa, Co Kerry
Spanish Point House Spanish Point, Co Clare
Bellingham Castle Castlebellingham, Co Louth
MacNean House & Restaurant Blacklion, Co Cavan
The Ross Killarney, Co Kerry
Brook Lane Hotel Kenmare, Co Kerry
Currarevagh House Oughterard, Co Galway
Ballyvolane House Fermoy, Co Cork
10 Roundwood House Mountrath, Co Laois

Top B&Bs in Ireland

Daly’s House Doolin, Co Clare
Friar’s Glen Killarney, Co Kerry
On the Rocks Greencastle, Co Donegal
The 19th Lodge Ballybunion, Co Kerry
Creevagh Heights Carrowmore-Lacken, Co Mayo
Oranhill Lodge Oranmore, Co Galway
Lawcus Farm Guest House Stoneyford, Co Kilkenny
Sea View House Doolin, Co Clare
Marless House Galway
10 The Boulevard Westport, Co Mayo

Top restaurants in Ireland

Chapter One, Dublin
An Port Mór Restaurant Westport, Co Mayo
Mulberry Garden Dublin
Pearl Brasserie Dublin
Rozzers Restaurant Aghadoe, Co Kerry
Mulcahy’s Bar and Restaurant Kenmare, Co Kerry
Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud Dublin
L’Ecrivain Dublin
The Seafood Bar @ Kirwan’s Galway
10 Finns’ Table Kinsale, Co Cork

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