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Ireland, West Europe
Ranked the number one hotel in the world by Conde Nast Traveler in 2016, the Ballyfin is set in a gorgeous 20-room Georgian home, about an hour and a half north of Dublin. From the stunning four-poster canopy beds and 80-foot library, to the richly textured wallpapers and gilded mirrors, ...
Set in the Irish countryside, just outside the town of Tralee famous for its rose festival, Ballyseede Castle is surrounded by 30 acres of woodland and rich history. Entering the gates of the castle you are immediately set back in time. Doric columns, ornate cornices, oak staircase, marble fireplaces, vintage ...
Although the name of this hotel invokes an image of the famous sculpted ice palaces of Scandinavia, the Ice House Hotel’s name is actually derived from its structure. Originally known as the Iceland Cottage, the hotel is a blend of the 19th century building and the contemporary floor-to-ceiling glass installation. ...
One of the few venues that hosted an “end of the world party” on December 21st 2012. Congratulations for surviving the apocalypse and what better way to celebrate than to visit the Gyreum Ecolodge? Billed as the most extraordinary building in Ireland, the huge yurt-like structure is powered by wind ...
A private island where you and your friends and family can do pretty much whatever you want. Sound good? I thought so. But that is not all. There are five island homes with room for up to 40 guests. Each building has been created by young architect of the year, ...
If you want to travel about 800 years back in time, you need to visit the picturesque halls and grounds of Ashford Castle. It is a magnificent castle that was built in 1228 and is set on 350 acres of sprawling woodlands on the shores of Lough Corrib (Corrib Lake). ...
Run by the Rosminian Order of the Catholic Church, the Glencomeragh Hermitages are part of a wider complex which includes a lovely country house converted for use by those seeking a spiritual retreat. The hermitages are functional, modern constructions set on stilts in the lush Irish hillside. They are made ...
'12sep10The G Hotel
No, the G here doesn’t stand for ‘Gangsta’ although they may serve Crystal Champagne. Interiors by Philip Treacy OBE (he was the guy who designed the Internet’s favorite hat – the one worn by Princess Beatrice’s at the royal wedding). This top designer used an eclectic style palate drawing from ...