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100 Best Places to Stay 2017

All the best places to eat, shop and stay in Ireland. A local guide to local places.

The genius of the Irish for offering unique hospitality is the underlying imprimatur of John and Sally McKenna’s annual guide to the 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland. The McKenna’s don’t care if the address is a castle or a wooden hut, because they know that what counts is not some idea of grandeur or comfort, but the ability of the hosts to charm, captivate and create a unique experience for their guest. Since its first appearance in 1992, the 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland has defined the summit of Irish hospitality, celebrating the very best hosts and their unique houses. To find the magic of Irish hospitality, you must travel with the 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland.


71 Moorfields Road, Ballymena, County Antrim


38 Mullabrack Road, Scarva, County Armagh, Northern Ireland BT63 6BP
Magheralin, Co Armagh BT67 0QL


Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow.
Bagenalstown, County Carlow


Spanish Point, Miltown Malbay, Co Clare
Lahinch, County Clare.
Ramona, Carrigaholt, Loop Head, Co Clare
Lahinch, County Clare
Doolin, County Clare
Lisdoonvarna, County Clare.
Kilkee, County Clare
Ballyvaughan, County Clare


Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co Cork
Castlelyons, Fermoy, County Cork
Kealties, Durrus, Bantry, West Cork
Lancaster Quay, Western Road, Cork, County Cork.
Shanagarry, Midleton, East Cork
Union Hall, West Cork, Ireland
Cork Airport Business Park, Cork
Gougane Barra, Macroom, County Cork
Rathcormac, Fermoy, Co Cork
Inchydoney, Clonakilty, County Cork
Durrus, Nr Bantry, West Cork
Western Road, Cork
Gurtyowen, Toormore, Goleen, County Cork
Blindgate, Kinsale, Co Cork


24 Bishop Street, Derry-Londonderry, BT486PP
Londonderry, Co Derry


Figart, Dunfanaghy
Rathmullan, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Straid, Clonmany, Inishowen, County Donegal.


The Strand, Portaferry, Co Down
33 High Street, Killyleagh, Co Down, BT30 9QF


27 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
31 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 4
Balbriggan Road, Skerries
90 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Drury Street, Dublin 2
Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
35/37 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2
50-54 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4.


Renvyle House Hotel, Letterfrack, Connemara, County Galway.
Lower Sky Road, Clifden, Co Galway
Fergus O’Halloran, Barna Village, County Galway.
Inis Meain, Aran Islands, County Galway.
Recess, Connemara, Co Galway
Spanish Parade, Latin Quarter, Galway
38 Father Griffin Road, Galway
Roundstone, Connemara, County Galway
107-109 Upper Salthill, Galway, Co Galway
164 College Road, Galway, County Galway.
Rosmuc, Galway GA1, Connemara
16a Longwalk, Spanish Arch, Galway.
Ballinafad, Recess, Connemara, Co Galway
Clifden, Connemara, Galway, Co Galway.
Beach Road, Clifden, Connemara, Co Galway
Furbo, Galway, County Galway.


Killowen, Cork Road, Kenmare, Co Kerry
Kenmare Place, Killarney
Dingle, Co Kerry
Lakes of Killarney, Aghadoe, Killarney, Co Kerry
Killegy Lower, Killarney, Co Kerry
Fossa, Killarney, County Kerry
3 Main Street, Cahersiveen, Ring of Kerry, County Kerry
Upper John Street, Dingle, Co Kerry
Upper John Street, Dingle, Co Kerry
Kenmare, County Kerry
Carragh Lake, Killorglin
Town Centre, Killarney


26 Patrick Street, Kilkenny. County Kilkenny.


Mountrath, County Laois
Bank Place, Portlaoise, Co Laois


1 Pery Square, The Georgian Quarter, Limerick City, County Limerick.
Ballingarry, Co Limerick
Ennis Road, Limerick


Dublin Road, Longford, County Longford.


Carlingford, Co Louth


Ballycastle, Co.Mayo
Castlebar Road, Westport, County Mayo
Mulranny, County Mayo.
Blacksod, Belmullet, County Mayo
Ballina, Co Mayo


Headfort Place, Kells, County Meath


Riverside, Sligo
The Glasshouse, Swan Point, Sligo
Riverstown, County Sligo


Clogheen, County Tipperary
Thurles, Co Tipperary.


Ardmore, County Waterford.
Cappoquin, Co Waterford.
Ballymacarbry, Co Waterford.


Derrynagarra, Colinstown, Co Westmeath.
Glassan, Athlone, Co Westmeath


The Still, Enniscorthy, County Wexford.
Rosslare, County Wexford


The Strawberry Tree Restaurant, Brook Lodge, Macreddin Village, Aughrim, Co Wicklow

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