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Gold Medal Award Winner

Celtic Ross Crowned the National Winner of Ireland’s Best Three Star Hotel!

Over 450 professionals from the hospitality industry turned out for the 30th annual Hotel & Catering Reviews Gold Medal Awards. The awards took place at a black-tie awards ceremony in the luxurious Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny and were hosted by TV3's Martin King. Attending on the night were General Manager Neil Grant. Executive Chef Alex Petit and Weddings and Events Manager Marie Dooley. Recognised as the leading independent awards programme for the Irish hospitality industry and judged by industry experts, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards recognise and reward excellence in hospitality and catering operations across Ireland. These awards encourage and applaud hotels, restaurants, guest houses, spa and leisure facilities, event caterers, healthcare caterers, site caterers, as well as individuals and teams, that achieve the highest standard of product and service in the industry.

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They are intensely competitive; drawing entries from hundreds of hotels, restaurants, guesthouses, spas and catering businesses every year. Each entrant is thoroughly evaluated by members of the Gold Medal Awards judging panel who travel the length and breadth of the country over the course of the summer months to search for Ireland’s greatest purveyors of hospitality.

The Celtic Ross was crowned the national winner of Ireland’s Best Three Star Hotel at the coveted awards ceremony. The team are thrilled with the win as is Neil Grant, General Manager saying “We are so delighted to win this important national award!  It is a massive boost for our fantastic team that has raised the bar year after year. Another cornerstone for our success has been our Food.  Our kitchen led by Executive Chef, Alex Petit have really pushed the culinary boundaries and driven us to new heights. Between our AA Rosette, our listing in the McKenna Guides “Top 100 Places to Stay and now this award, it truly has been a great year for our team”

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For the Celtic Ross this is a real case of being “Best in Class” and we are over the moon to receive this prestigious award. Winner of the Best Four Star was The Galgorm Resort & Spa and the award for best Five Star in Ireland went to Adare manor. Congratulations to all those who picked up awards on the night and to all those shortlisted.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Celtic Ross and for you to experience our legendary West Cork Welcome and Hospitality. For all our special offers and packages click here

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