Follow Lovin IE

This Irish Hotel Has Been Named Best In The World By Condé Nast

By mariemadden

April 21, 2017 at 4:24pm



A Laois hotel has been named the best in the world by Condé Nast.

Ballyfin Demesne was recognised as the most popular in the Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2016, one of three Irish hotels to be included in the list.

"If you’ve ever dreamed of summering at a country house, you couldn’t do much better than this stately, 20-room Georgian home," said the magazine.

"Beyond the regal four-poster canopy beds, gilded mirrors, and richly textured wallpapers, there are 614 acres of secluded private gardens begging to be strolled. But the real highlight? Having a butler row you out on the lake before enjoying a sumptuous lunch at the picnic house."

Screen Shot 2016 10 19 At 08 52 34
12418859 1014777945256669 579878175540067687 O
13268478 1102773476457115 6810117952661453318 O
14707951 1215911828476612 2120840180070795704 O
Screen Shot 2016 10 19 At 08 47 53

Waterford Castle took seventh place in the list, with The Lodge At Ashford Castle being named in ninth place.

You can see the full list HERE.

READ NEXT: This Dublin Spot Has Been Named The Best Restaurant In Ireland



Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the best of your city straight to your inbox.

I'd like to receive news and exclusive offers from Lovin IE including competitions, products, commercial partners and activities. By submitting this form you agree to our T&Cs and our privacy policy