‘World-class’ Adare Manor named as AA Resort of the 12 months 2019

'World-class' Adare Manor named as AA Resort of the 12 months 2019

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‘World-class’ Adare Manor named as AA Resort of the 12 months 2019


“World-class” Adare Manor has been named because the AA Resort of the 12 months 2019 right this moment.



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“World-class” Adare Manor has been named because the AA Resort of the 12 months 2019 right this moment.

The Limerick five-star resort clinched the celebrated hospitality prize, with judges taking into accounts comparable to service, delicacies, amenities and employees.

Adare Manor was acquired by JP McManus and household in 2014 and underwent an in depth revamp.

It boasts 104 rooms and suites, 42 of that are positioned within the new wing, different belongings embrace intensive gardens, views of the river Maigue, and a championship golf course.

Conor Faughnan, AA Director of Shopper Affairs, has spoken about what made Adare Manor stand out.

He mentioned: “Since re-opening in 2017 after an in depth 21-month restoration and growth venture, the resort has re-affirmed its place as one of many most interesting accommodations not solely in Eire, however on the planet.

“Attracting guests from throughout the globe, Adare Manor solely serves to focus on how vital the hospitality trade is in Eire and the extent to which Eire, by means of the nice and cozy welcome supplied by these working within the trade, is a must-visit vacation spot for these abroad.

“Profitable the AA Resort of the 12 months award is not any straightforward job as our group of inspectors maintain every AA property to the very best of requirements.

“Getting so far is the results of years of arduous work by the group at Adare Manor, a historical past of placing the shopper first, and a dedication to offering a world-class expertise for all these lucky sufficient to have the pleasure of visiting.”

Adare Manor’s Common supervisor Paul Heery mentioned he’s over the moon with the accolade.

The Drawing Room at Adare Manor
The Drawing Room at Adare Manor

The Drawing Room at Adare Manor

“This distinguished award is testomony to the excellent high quality of our group on the resort, who constantly exhibit their real care and fervour for the Adare Manor true visitor expertise. 

“We proceed to draw expertise to work with us on the resort from Eire and internationally, from those that recognise and share our dedication to ship an distinctive and memorable visitor expertise.

“Throughout our intensive restoration, refurbishment and growth programme, we obtained nice help and encouragement from the trade, and we look ahead to persevering with to play our half as we appeal to guests from abroad and all through Eire to come back, keep and benefit from the great hospitality and customer support that Eire’s resort and hospitality trade has to supply,” Mr Heery mentioned.

In the meantime Castlewood Home in Dingle, Co Kerry, was named the AA Visitor Lodging of the 12 months.

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Castlewood Home, Dingle

Castlewood home was praised for “the posh and high-quality meals supplied to its friends. Inside strolling distance of Dingle city, this high-end, 12-bed property is a real jewel within the crown of the south-west coast.”

Seafield Resort and Spa Resort, Gorey, Co Wexford, got here out on high on the AA Courtesy & Care class, which recognises “excellence in buyer care executed by hospitality employees and isn’t granted evenly.”

The Earl of Thomond in Dromoland Citadel in Co Clare was got here was named AA Restaurant of the 12 months.

The AA gave an perception into how the winners are chosen.

“The AA makes use of extremely educated and skilled inspectors to personally go to each AA accredited resort for an in a single day keep. The assessments of the requirements of hospitality, service, delicacies, amenities and employees are probably the most exacting within the trade.

“Winners are chosen in recognition of excellence in service and hospitality. They need to additionally clearly exhibit steady enchancment within the earlier 12-18 months.

“For a resort to be thought-about it should have displayed excellence over time. A resort that wins AA Resort of the 12 months can declare to be the perfect resort in Eire in its class. The award doesn’t essentially go to a 5 star resort, though it does this yr.”

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