An Irish castle XIII century was declared the best luxury hotel in the world. The choice belongs to the international network Virtuoso travel agency. Ashford Castle is now a 5-star resort complex, after being renovated with the help of an investment of 67 million euros.
Ashford is one of the oldest castles in Ireland and is located on Lake Corrib. It has no less than 82 highly luxurious rooms and is also the first school premises Irish Falconer. After being turned into luxury hotel, tourists can see luxury of nobles living in the past. A standard room costs 500 euros per night presidential suite and reaches 2,500 euros per night.
Of course, guests staying here will enjoy all the modern comforts: there are luxurious bathrooms where guests will receive the famous perfumery soaps designed also were added to the castle a cinema and a billiards room. The hotel has hosted dignitaries over the years, celebrities and even kings, writes Daily Mail.
Tourist now staying in the complex can take part in various activities: archery, fishing in the lake or riding. They can also learn how to tame a hawk, and those who organize their wedding here will get even rings Dingle the owl’s beak, star complex.
The castle was built in 1228 and belonged to the family of Burgo Channel. Recently, the complex was renovated, the added air conditioning system, wireless internet and a spa salon, plus other modern facilities. The hotel was bought with $ 20 million Red Carnation Hotel company, which subsequently invested 67 million euros to renovate it. The restoration lasted three years and was mainly carried out by local craftsmen.
Virtuoso Hotel of the Year title, now designated travel agencies, which means the recognition as the best luxury hotel in the world, is a great success for the company which received.
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