Sheen Falls Lodge Claims Two Top Accolades In Travel + Leisure World's’ Best Awards 2017
Sheen Falls Lodge is delighted to announce it has been named the No. 3 Top Resort Hotel in UK & Ireland by Travel + Leisure readers in its 2017 World’s Best Awards and No. 11 in Travel + Leisure’s Top Resort Hotels in Europe. This year’s awards mark a particularly strong year for Ireland, home to 4 of the 5 properties listed in the Top Resort Hotels in UK & Ireland category.
Sheen Falls Lodge, the 5 star country house hotel is located in the heart of the Kerry countryside, offers a serene and luxurious getaway on the outskirts of Kenmare. Since opening its doors in 1991, Sheen Falls Lodge has crafted a reputation for quality and outstanding customer service, firmly establishing itself as one of the country’s most prestigious establishments. Sheen Falls Lodge is part of the Relais & Châteaux international luxury hotel group.
This July marks the conclusion of a 2 year renovation project with the completion of its new luxury Oscars Suites – 2 spacious suites overlooking the Sheen Waterfall and complete with private terrace. Over the past 2 years each of the hotel’s 66 bedrooms, its restaurant and public areas have been renovated and refurbished. Each room in the property is carefully positioned so that guests may delight in their majestic natural surroundings, with all rooms overlooking either the cascading Sheen Waterfall or the sweeping Kenmare Bay.
On claiming two of Travel + Leisure’s coveted titles, General Manager, Mr Seamus Crotty said: “We are very proud to have been named in two categories at this year’s Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. Sheen Falls Lodge is special in the hearts of so many, including my own – a visit to the hotel is more than just a stay at a 5 star property, it is where memories are made. The calibre of Irish hotels who feature on both the Top Hotels in UK & Ireland and Top Resort Hotels in Europe is testament to the exceptional standard and offering of the Irish hospitality industry, which we are delighted to represent.”
Sheen Falls Lodge boasts an award-winning eatery, The Falls Restaurant, with a menu showcasing the best of locally-sourced seasonal ingredients. The hotel’s Easanna Spa offers a pampering sanctuary for guests and non-residents with a range of treatments from leading luxury Spa brands Elemis and Voya. The Sheen Falls Estate spans 300 acres of stunning Kerry countryside and offers a range of activities for guests including falconry, clay pigeon shooting, horse riding, fishing, tennis and walking.