Castlewood House in Dingle beat the likes of Ballyfin Demesne, last year named the world's best hotel by Conde Nast Traveler readers, to clinch top spot in TripAdvisor's Top 10 Small Hotels in it's Travellers' Choice awards 2017.
Bellingham Castle in Co. Lough finished in second place on the list, followed by Lough Lein in Fossa, Co. Kerry, with Nevin Maguire's MacNean HOuse in ninth position.
TripAdvisor described Castlewood House as, "A truly stunning place, a very warm welcome, and a room with an amazing harbour view. The breakfast was the most imaginative and lavish we have encountered."
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Small Irish hotels (in order) are:
Castlewood House, Dingle, Co. Kerry
Bellingham Castle, Co. Louth
Lough Lein Country House, Fossa, Co. Kerry
Heaton's Guesthouse, Dingle, Co. Kerry
Ballyfin Demesne, Co. Laois
Talbot Hotel, Belmullet, Co. Mayo
Fernhill House Hotel, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Roundwood House, Mountrath, Co. Laois
MacNean House & Restaurant, Blacklion, Co. Cavan
Currarevagh House, Oughterard, Co. Galway