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100 Best Places to Stay 2018

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.


1-3 Great Victoria Street, Belfast
40a Church Lane, Belfast BT1 4QN


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


Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow.
Bagenalstown, County Carlow


Cloverhill, Butler's Bridge, County Cavan


Spanish Point, Co Clare
Ballyvaughan, County Clare
Lisdoonvarna, County Clare
Spanish Point, Miltown Malbay, Co Clare
Ramona, Carrigaholt, Loop Head, Co Clare
Lisdoonvarna, County Clare.
Doolin, County Clare
Lahinch, County Clare
Kilfenora, County Clare
Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna, County Clare
Kilnaboy, County Clare


Montenotte, Cork City
Maryborough Hill, Cork
Inchydoney, Clonakilty, County Cork
Western Road, Cork
Blindgate, Kinsale, Co Cork
World's End, Kinsale, Co Cork
Garryvoe, East Cork P25 DR94
Kealties, Durrus, Bantry, West Cork
Rosscarbery, West Cork
Gougane Barra, Macroom, County Cork
Lancaster Quay, Western Road, Cork, County Cork.
Cork Airport Business Park, Cork
Durrus, Nr Bantry, West Cork
Ballylickey, Bantry, Co Cork
Rockmount, Drimoleague, Co Cork
Durrus, County Cork


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


Culdaff, Inishowen, County Donegal
Figart, Dunfanaghy
Moville, Co Donegal
Straid, Clonmany, Inishowen, County Donegal.
Rathmullan, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Horn Head, Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal F92 &C56


The Strand, Portaferry, Co Down


90 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Drury Street, Dublin 2
Golden Lane, Dublin 8
50-54 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4.
31 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 4
Balbriggan Road, Skerries
Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
35/37 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2


Wellpark, Galway City, Co Galway
Ballinafad, Recess, Connemara, Co Galway
107-109 Upper Salthill, Galway
Mulranny, Westport, Co Mayo
Fergus O’Halloran, Barna Village, County Galway.
Inis Meain, Aran Islands, County Galway.
Renvyle House Hotel, Letterfrack, Connemara, County Galway.
Recess, Connemara, Co Galway
Spanish Parade, Latin Quarter, Galway
Clifden, Connemara, Galway, Co Galway.
38 Father Griffin Road, Galway
Beach Road, Clifden, Connemara, Co Galway
Roundstone, Connemara, County Galway
Clifden, Connemara, County Galway


Town Centre, Killarney
Dingle, Co Kerry
Lakes of Killarney, Aghadoe, Killarney, Co Kerry
Kenmare Place, Killarney
Killegy Lower, Killarney, Co Kerry
Waterville, Co Kerry
Upper John Street, Dingle, Co Kerry
3 Main Street, Cahersiveen, Ring of Kerry, County Kerry
Glengarriff Harbour, Glengarriff, Co Cork P75 AO72
Upper John Street, Dingle, Co Kerry
Kenmare, County Kerry


26 Patrick Street, Kilkenny. County Kilkenny.
1 Ormonde Street, Kilkenny


Mountrath, County Laois


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


Dublin Road, Longford, County Longford.


Carlingford, Co Louth


Blacksod, Belmullet, County Mayo
Castlebar Road, Westport, County Mayo
Ballina, Co Mayo
Mulranny, County Mayo.
Keel, Achill Island, County Mayo


Headfort Place, Kells, County Meath


Riverstown, County Sligo


Clogheen, County Tipperary


10 Quay Street, Dungarvan, Co Waterford
Cappoquin, Co Waterford.


Derrynagarra, Colinstown, Co Westmeath.


Duncannon, New Ross, Co.Wexford.
Rosslare, County Wexford
The Still, Enniscorthy, County Wexford.


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

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