Irish hotel named among best in the world for a winter getaway

International travel website Big 7 Travel named the 25 Best Hotels in the World for a Winter Getaway. This year, one luxury Irish hotel made the list.

An Irish hotel has been named among the best in the world for a winter getaway – and we are dreaming of the perfect winter staycation.

Set in the heart of the Irish countryside in Cong, County Mayo, Ashford Castle has welcomed VIP guests from all around the world to enjoy a luxury Irish stay.

Now, travel experts have named the Irish hotel and castle resort among the best in the world for a winter getaway.

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Irish hotel named among the best in the world for a winter getaway.
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International travel website Big 7 Travel released its ranking of the 25 Best Hotels in the World for a Winter Getaway.

Joining luxury hotels from all around the world, one Irish hotel has been named among the best in the world for a winter getaway.

The five-star Ashford Castle in County Mayo ranked in the ten best hotels in the world for a winter getaway. And, with luxury in abundance at this world-renowned resort, we couldn’t agree more.

Irish hotel named among best in the world for a winter getaway – a luxury winter staycation

Irish hotel named among best in the world for a winter getaway.
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Ranking Ashford Castle at number nine, Big 7 Travel wrote, “This 800-year old castle was the former home of the Guinness family. But now it’s a luxury hotel that promises to fulfil all of your Downtown dreams.”

Big 7 Travel listed some of the extras you’ll enjoy if you visit this luxury resort for Christmas. Festive guests will enjoy a Christmas Eve dinner in the George V Dining Room. Then, a Christmas morning cruise on Lough Corrib with traditional music and hot whiskey.

Staff will even treat you to a wine tasting in the cellar and whiskey tasting in the billiards room. Then, guests can avail of various activities such as archery and falconry across the estate.

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An Igloo Village in Finland came in second place.
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Big 7 Travel ranked the 25 Best Hotels in the World for a Winter Getaway. The list included everything from sustainable treehouses to glass igloos, fairytale castles to architectural marvels.

Joining the Irish hotel named among the best in the world for a winter getaway are plenty of other marvellous accommodation options from all around the world. All of which will surely offer an unforgettable stay.

Coming top of the list is the gorgeous and unique TreeHotel in Sweden. Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, or Igloo Village, closely followed in second.

Hotel de Glace in Quebec City, Canada, came in third while Timberline Lodge in Oregon, USA, came in fourth. In fifth is Hotel Arctic in Greenland and in sixth is Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Norway. Le Grand Bellevue in Switzerland came in seventh.

Corinthia Hotel in Budapest and The Ahwahnee in California joined Ireland’s Ashford Castle to close out the top ten. Read the full list on the Big 7 Travel website here.

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