The best 3-star, 4-star and 5-star hotels in Ireland revealed during annual award ceremony

By Rory Cashin

February 1, 2023 at 4:33pm


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The Gold Medal Awards took place on Tuesday evening, with the best hotels in Ireland awarded for their standards throughout 2022. The ceremony was hosted by Anne Doyle and took place in The Galmont Hotel in Galway, the awards recognise and reward excellence in hospitality and catering operations across the island of Ireland.

The highlight awards for the night and their respective winners were as follows:

Supreme Winner

Gold - The Imperial Hotel, Co. Cork

Ireland’s Best Five Star Hotels


Gold - InterContinental Dublin, Co Dublin

Silver - Hayfield Manor, Co Cork

Bronze - Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate, Co Galway

Ireland’s Best Four Star Hotels

Gold - Armada Hotel, Co. Clare


Silver - The Montenotte Hotel, Co. Cork

Bronze - Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa, Co. Roscommon

Ireland’s Best Three Star Hotels

Gold - Clew Bay Hotel, Co. Mayo

Silver - The Wyatt Hotel, Co. Mayo


Bronze - Castle Arch Hotel, Co. Meath

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Overall Winner - Castle Leslie Estate, Co. Monaghan

Connacht - Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Co. Sligo

Leinster - Ashling Hotel, Co. Dublin


Munster - Muckross Park Hotel & Spa, Co. Kerry

Ulster - Castle Leslie Estate, Co. Monaghan

The full list of the best hotels in Ireland, as determined by the awards can be found right here.

Header image via Instagram/@castleleslie

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