Exterior of Ashford Castle hotel located in Ireland
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Ireland's Best Hotel Spa

The Spa at Ashford Castle was voted 'Ireland's Best Hotel Spa' for the eighth consecutive year at the World Spa Awards 2023.

Award of excellence

The George V Dining Room achieved the 'Best of' Award of Excellence in the Wine Spectator Awards in 2020 and 2022.

In proud recognition

  • Forbes Travel Guide - Retained Forbes Five-Star awards for Ashford Castle and the Spa - 2024
  • Virgin Media Business Gold Medal Awards - Awarded Gold for being one of the top three Five-Star spas in Ireland - 2024 
  • Andrew Harper Member's Choice Award - Top 10 Favourite Hotels - 2024
  • Ireland's Five Star Hotel Spa Experience - Gold Medal Awards - 2024
  • Food & Wine Magazine Awards – Paula Stakelum, Global Director of Chocolate and Pâtisserie awarded ‘Best Pastry Chef’ – 2023
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards – Voted No. 4 in Best Resorts in Europe – 2023
  • World Spa Awards - Ireland's Best Hotel Spa – 2023
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards - Voted No. 4 in The 5 Best Resorts in the UK and Ireland – 2023
  • Travel + Leisure 500 - Ashford Castle is recognised as one of the best hotels in the world - 2023 
  • Forbes Travel Guide - Retained Forbes Five-Star award - 2023
  • Forbes Travel Guide - Ashford Castle’s Spa awarded a Forbes Five-Star, making Ashford Castle the first and only hotel in Ireland to hold two Forbes Five-Star awards - 2023
  • GEO Foundation for Sustainable Golf - Certified Course - 2023
  • World Spa Awards - Ireland's Best Hotel Spa – 2022  
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards – Voted No. 7 in Best Resorts in Europe – 2022
  • The Travel Industry Awards - Sustainability Initiative Of The Year (Communities) - 2022
  • Bar of the Year Awards - 5 Star Hotel Bar of the Year - 2022
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards - Voted No. 1 in The 5 Best Hotel Resorts in the UK and Ireland - 2022
  • Forbes Travel Guide – Retained prestigious Five-Star rating - 2022
  • Wine Spectator - George V Dining Room 'Best of' Award of Excellence - 2022
  • Gold Medal Awards - Seven awards including the 'Supreme Award', a 'Gold Medal' for Ireland's Guest Experience and a 'Silver Medals' for Leading Green Hotel and Afternoon Tea - 2022
  • U.S. News - Voted No.4 Best Hotels in Europe - 2022
  • World Spa Awards - Ireland's Best Hotel Spa - 2021
  • Green Awards - The Green Tourism & Entertainment Award - 2021
  • TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 4 in the Top 25 Hotels in Ireland - 2021
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards - Voted No. 4 in Resort Hotel in Europe - 2020
  • TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 2 in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Ireland - 2020
  • World Spa Awards - Ireland's Best Hotel Spa - 2020
  • Wine Spectator - George V Dining Room 'Best of' Award of Excellence - 2020
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards - Voted No. 3 in Top 10 Resort Hotels in the U.K. and Ireland - 2019