Travel + Leisure Name Ballyfin Demesne in Co. Laois the No. 1 Resort Hotel in the U.K. and Ireland at World’s Best Awards 2021
Ballyfin Demesne is delighted to announce it has been named the No. 1 Resort Hotel in the U.K. and Ireland by Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2021. The awards are considered to be amongst the most prestigious within the coveted US market as voted by readers of the magazine. The virtual awards ceremony took place last night across the globe.
Commenting on the award, General Manager of Ballyfin, Peter White said:
“As we emerge from the pandemic, this is a wonderful and prestigious accolade to receive. I have no doubt the news will bring great excitement and confidence to our team at the hotel and we thank everyone who has voted us to this top position in Ireland and the UK.”
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About Ballyfin Demesne
Ballyfin is a five-star luxury country house hotel set on 600 acres at the foot of Ireland’s Slieve Bloom Mountains. Long admired as one of the most lavish Regency mansions in the country, the historic estate reopened in May 2011 following an extensive eight-year restoration.
The property features 21 individually designed rooms, lavish interiors decorated with Irish art and antiques, and rolling private grounds including a 28-acre lake, ancient woods, follies and grottoes. Guests enjoy gourmet dining, an indoor pool and spa, and quintessential country activities such as fishing, horseback riding, clay pigeon shooting, archery, falconry and more. Perfect for couples, families and friends, Ballyfin provides an enchanting retreat from the modern age, immersing guests in old world luxury, romance, privacy and tranquillity.