« BackBonanza haul for Kerry’s accommodation providers at TripAdvisor Hotel Awards 2016

Accommodation providers in Kerry have enjoyed a bonanza haul at the 2016 TripAdvisor Hotel Awards.

The awards are compiled from votes cast by millions of tourists around the globe.

Brian and Helen Heaton of Dingle's Castlewood HouseDingle’s Castlewood House was a triple national winner as it was deemed the top small hotel, bargain hotel and number one for service in Ireland.

The Brehon, Killarney and Tralee’s Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa placed 9th and 10th respectively in TripAdvisor’s top ten hotels in Ireland.

Heaton’s Guesthouse in Dingle, was named 2nd best bargain hotel, 4th best small hotel, and 5th top Irish hotel for service.

Fossa scored a double winner with Loch Lein Country House was named in 2nd place in the small hotels and service categories while The Ross was deemed 7th best small hotel and 6th best for service.

Other Kerry accommodation providers named as TripAdvisor winners for 2016 include the Brook Lane Hotel, Kenmare; Kileen House, Aghadoe; The Dunloe, Beaufort; Friars Glen, Killarney; the 19th Lodge Ballybunion; Browne’s B&B and Forest of the Roses in Dingle.

There were three Kerry mentions in top ten luxury Irish hotels with The Dunloe in 4th, The Europe Hotel & Resort in 8th and the Killarney Park Hotel in 9th place on the list.

The Dunloe in Beaufort was also named in 8th place in the service category.