The awards ceremony took place on 25 September at JW Marriott Grosvenor House, in London, and was hosted by TV presenter Claudia Winkleman.
The owners of Killeavy Castle Estate, Mick and Robin Boyle, proudly accepted the award for AA Hotel of the Year Northern Ireland alongside general manager Matthew Hynds and other members of the Killeavy team.
Killeavy Castle Estate, which opened its doors to guests in 2019, is a four-star luxury hotel in County Armagh.
It is surrounded by 365 acres of countryside on the slopes of Slieve Gullion and comprises a 45-bedroom boutique hotel, two lodges, castle accommodation, a spa, a working farm, a fine-dining farm-to-fork restaurant, a farm store, and woodlands.
‘Pursuit Of Excellence’
“This award is a testament to our vision to create a special, environmentally sensitive destination hotel in South Armagh, the unparalleled beauty of our estate and the surrounding area, but mostly the unwavering dedication of our exceptional team and the fantastic service they provide to all our guests,” said Mick and Robin Boyle.
“At Killeavy, we are all deeply committed to providing our guests with an unforgettable and sustainable experience, and this accolade inspires us to continue our pursuit of excellence.”
AA Hospitality Awards
The AA Hospitality Awards aim to be a symbol of excellence in the UK’s hospitality industry by recognising outstanding establishments across various categories in the sector.
The awards seek out and celebrate the very best in hospitality across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.