Here Are The 100 Best Places To Stay In Ireland For 2016

Planning a weekend away? Here's some inspiration

Ballynahinch Castle Connemara

Ireland's 100 best places to stay have been revealed by John and Sally McKenna, two of the country's leading authorities in food and hospitality.

The spots have been listed for the couple's new app called STAY 2016 (which is available on iTunes and Google Play now), helping you find the best places to stay all over the country.

As you'll see in the list below, Galway and Cork are the counties with the highest amount of top places to stay. 

See Ireland's 100 best places to stay in 2016 below.

Co. Carlow

Kilgraney Country House, Bagenalstown

Lorum Old Rectory, Kilgraney 

Co. Cavan

MacNean Townhouse, Blacklion

The Olde Post Inn, Cloverhill, Butler’s Bridge

Co. Clare

Glencarrig Farmhouse B&B, Carrigaholt

Gregan’s Castle, Ballyvaughan

Hotel Doolin, Doolin

Moy House, Lahinch

Sheedy’s, Lisdoonvarna

Stella Maris, O’Connell Street, Kilkee

Vaughan Lodge Hotel, Lahinch

Wild Honey Inn, Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna

Moy House Lahinch

Moy House, Lahinch, Clare

Co. Cork

Ballinterry House, Rathcormac, Fermoy

Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry

Ballyvolane House, Castlelyons, Fermoy

Blindgate House,  Kinsale

Bridge House, Skibbereen

Cork International Hotel, Cork 

Fortview House, Goleen

Gallán Mór, Durrus

Garnish House, Cork City

The Glen, Kilbrittain

Gort na nain Farm Vegetarian Guesthouse, Nohoval

Gougane Barra Hotel, Macroom

Grove House, Schull

Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty (above)

Knockeven, Cobh

Lancaster Lodge, Cork City

Lis-Ardagh Lodge, Union Hall

Rolf’s Country House, Baltimore Hill, Baltimore

River Lee Hotel, Cork

Sea View House Hotel, Ballylickey

Bridge House Skibbereen

Bridge House, Skibbereen, Cork

Co. Donegal

Castle Murray House Hotel, Dunkineely

The Glen House, Clonmany

The Mill Restaurant, Dunfanaghy

Rathmullan House, Rathmullan

Co. Dublin

Aberdeen Lodge, Ballsbridge

Ariel House, Lansdowne Road

Brooks Hotel, Drury Street

The Conrad, Earlsfort Terrace 

Kelly’s Hotel, South Great George’s Street

Number 31, Lower Leeson Street

Pembroke Town House, Ballsbridge

The White Cottages, Skerries

The White Cottages

The White Cottages, Skerries, Dublin

Co. Galway

Angler’s Return, Roundstone

Ballynahinch Castle, Connemara

Bog Bean, Roundstone, Connemara 

Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo

Dolphin Beach, Clifden

The Heron’s Rest, Galway

The House Hotel, Galway

The Huntsman Inn, Galway

Inis Meáin Suites, Inis Meáin, Aran Islands

Kilmurvey House, Inis Mór, Aran Islands

Lough Inagh Lodge, Recess

The Quay House, Clifden

Renvyle House, Connemara

Sea Mist House, Clifden

The Stop B&B, Galway

The Twelve Hotel, Barna (below)

Ballynahinch Castle Connemara

Ballynahinch Castle, Connemara, Galway

Co. Kerry

Ard na Sidhe, Killorglin

Brook Lane Hotel, Kenmare

Castlewood House, Dingle

Heaton’s House & Restaurant, Dingle

Hotel Europe, Fossa, Killarney

The Killarney Park Hotel, Killarney

Milltown House, Dingle

QC’S, Cahersiveen, Ring of Kerry

The Ross, Town Centre, Killarney

Shelburne Lodge, Kenmare

Castlewood House Dingle

Castlewood House, Dingle, Kerry

Co. Laois

Ivyleigh House, Portlaoise

Roundwood House, Mountrath

Co. Limerick

The Mustard Seed, Echo Lodge, Ballingarry

Number One Pery Square, Limerick

Co. Longford

Viewmount House, Longford

Co. Louth

Ghan House, Carlingford

Co. Mayo

Bervie, Keel,  Achill Island

Knockranny House, Westport

Léim Siar, Blacksod, Belmullet

Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny, Westport

Stella Maris Country House Hotel, Ballycastle

Number One Pery Square Limerick

Number One Pery Square, Limerick

Co. Meath

The Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells 

Co. Sligo

Coopershill House, Riverstown

Co. Tipperary

Inch House, Thurles

The Old Convent, Clogheen

Co. Waterford

Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore

Glasha Farmhouse, Ballymacarbry

Richmond House, Cappoquin

The Tannery Restaurant, Dungarvan

Co. Westmeath

Lough Bishop House, Colinstown

Wineport Lodge, Glassan, Athlone

Inch House

Inch House, Thurles, Tipperary

Co. Wexford

Kelly’s Resort Hotel, Rosslare

Monart, Enniscorthy

Co. Wicklow

Ballyknocken House, Ashford

The Brook Lodge, Macreddin Village, Aughrim

Northern Ireland

Beech Hill House Hotel, Derry

The Carriage House, Dundrum

Dufferin Coaching Inn, Killyleagh

Marlagh Lodge, Ballymena

Newforge House, Armagh  

Beech Hill House Hotel Derry

Beech Hill House Hotel, Derry

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Seán Kenehan

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