Ashford Castle has been voted the number one resort hotel in the UK and Ireland by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine.
Irish hotels claimed four of the five accolades in Travel + Leisure's 2022 World's Best Resort Hotel in the UK & Ireland, with Ashford Castle earning the highest plaudits.
In order of placement, the other winners in this category were Ballyfin, Gleneagles (Scotland), Adare Manor and Dromoland Castle.
Statement By Ashford Castle General Manager
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Speaking of the award, Niall Rochford, general manager at Ashford Castle, said, "Given the challenges over the past two years, this award will mean the world to our team at Ashford Castle and our owners at Red Carnation, particularly as they were voted for by Travel + Leisure’s discerning and well-travelled readers, making them even more rewarding. Such accolades really help to support Ireland’s tourism efforts and ensure our place on the international stage, particularly in the US market which is hugely important to Ashford Castle. We are in very good company in this category and given the standard of five-star hotels across the UK this is not just a win for Ashford Castle, but for Ireland Inc."
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