The Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards for 2017 have been announced, and Irish hotels have proven to be very popular.
Over 300,000 travellers submitted ratings to the annual survey to crown the winners of the prestigious titles.
Ballyfin Hotel in Co. Laois was not only voted the best hotel in Ireland, but it ranked 13th place in the whole world.
The five star resort reopened as an exclusive hotel after years of restoration on May 1, 2011 and has been a hot spot for Irish and tourists alike since then.
B&B rates at Ballyfin start from €590 per room for a midweek stay, while full-board rates can rise up to €1,650 per night if you fancied staying in its top suite at the weekends.
But, from the photos, it definitely looks worth it - you would be living in pure luxury.
Have a look for yourself:
The top 10 hotels for Ireland is as follows:
- Ballyfin, Co. Laois
- The Lodge at Ashford Castle, Co. Mayo
- Lough Eske Castle, Donegal
- The Shelbourne, Dublin
- Waterford Castle, Co. Waterford
- The Killarney Park Hotel, Co. Kerry
- The Merrion, Dublin
- Clontarf Castle Hotel, Dublin
- The Westbury, Dublin
- The InterContinental, Dublin
I dream of staying in Ballyfin some day, do you?
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