World Travel Awards announces Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa as Ireland’s Leading Hotel in 2023 at Gala European Event

Monday, October 02, 2023. 3:38pm

Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, located near Clonakilty in West Cork was named Ireland’s Leading Hotel 2023 at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony in Batumi, Georgia on Friday night (September 29th).

Celebrating a landmark 30th year anniversary, the World Travel Awards serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.  Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa was nominated alongside other prestigious leading Irish hotels and will go onto compete on the world stage at Grand Final Gala event towards the end of the year.

Des O’Dowd, owner of family run Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa in Clonakility with staff at Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa celebrating the prestigious win as Ireland’s Leading Hotel from the Word Travel Award 2023.

Celebrating a milestone 25th anniversary in business this year, the team at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa are thrilled to accept the award.  Speaking about the announcement, owner and founder of the resort, Des O’Dowd said, “We’re delighted to be named as Ireland’s Leading Hotel 2023 by the World Travel Awards.  We were nominated in a very competitive category alongside hotels we really admire which makes this award very special.”  He continued, “Giving our guests the best experience we can is what drives our team and makes us want to continually improve and grow and it is really fantastic to see our efforts recognised.”

Located in the most spectacular location on the Blue Flag Inchydoney Beach, the resort offers cosy but contemporary accommodation and the warmest of West Cork welcomes to all their guests.  A big supporter of their location, Inchydoney uses local suppliers and producers throughout the hotel which adds to its sense of belonging perfectly to this beautiful part of Ireland.

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