Awards & Recommendations


"You could pitch up here frazzled from the cares of the world, and imagine that you had arrived in a fairy tale."

John McKenna and Sally McKenna, Ireland the Best, 2018

2022- Included in Pol O Conghaile's Irish Independent's 100 Top Hotels in Ireland

2006-2023 Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide
Georgina Campbell Guide is a family-run, hospitality guide & cookbook publisher with a big reputation that specialises in Irish food, hospitality & travel.

2007-2023 ‘Best of the Best’s’ Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide
Chosen for inclusion in the highly selective ‘Georgina Campbell’s The Best of the Best’ guide only the very best establishments across carious categories have been chosen.

2006-2023 McKenna Irish Food Guides
The Bridgestone Guides describe and direct you to the finest Irish restaurants, food shops, farmer's markets, places to stay and pubs, those places whose excellence has earned them the right to be featured.

2007-2023 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland
Included in the top 100 places to stay in Ireland by John and Sally Mc Kenna.

2006-2020 AA Hotels Rosette for Culinary Excellence
The rosette recognises restaurant standards that stand out in their local area for establishments that serve food prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good quality ingredients.

2012-2013 AA Hotels Ireland Courtesy and Care Award.
This is awarded annually to an AA hotel, which stands apart in its delivery of superb Irish hospitality.

2008-2009 AA Hotels Ireland Innovation Award
Awarded for the Theatre by the Lake concept