Two Donegal hotels have been named in the Top 25 list of Ireland’s Best Small Hotels.
The Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards for 2018 have named Ballyliffin TownHouse, Inishowen, and Castle Grove Country House Hotel, Letterkenny, as two of the best small hotels in the country.
Coming in at number 7 on the list, Ballyliffin TownHouse has a top score on the travel website, with hundreds of outstanding reviews being left by guests.
One guest remarked: “Beautiful, comfortable hotel ideal for families. The staff were friendly and very helpful. The food was also very good. Very impressed with this hotel. Couldn’t fault it!” Another guest summed it up by calling the hotel “an absolute gem.”
A spokesperson for Ballyliffin TownHouse shared the good news on their Facebook page, saying “this is fabulous news and we would like to thank each of you for all your great reviews. We are only one of 2 hotels in Donegal in this category. As always, a special thanks to all the team here who work with such passion each day. A huge congratulations to all the Donegal Hotels on their 2018 awards.”
The stunning Castle Grove Country House Hotel placed number 24 on the list, with their friendly staff and delicious food being just some of the elements that made guests’ stay at the hotel extra special.
One guest left a review saying the Letterkenny lodge is “like an oasis”, with another saying “it was exactly what we were hoping it would be and more.”
Guests noted the exquisite furnishings and breathtaking artwork, along with the cosy glow that radiated from the charming fireplaces.
Topping the list is the lavish Ballyfin Demesne in County Laois, with the title of the World’s Top Small Hotel going to the ornate Hotel Mume in Kyoto, Japan.Tags: