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The Headfort reaches for the Stars -  Kells Hotel scoops prestigious Gold Medal Award

The Headfort reaches for the Stars - Kells Hotel scoops prestigious Gold Medal Award

One of our proud Irish Country Hotels, The Headfort Arms Hotel in Kells, owned and operated by The Duff Family, Peggie, Vincent and Olivia Duff, has been awarded one of the Irish hospitality industry’s top awards in its category, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Award for Three Star Hotels, sponsored by Tourism Ireland.

The Headfort Arms won the coveted hotel award at the 29th Annual Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards, held in Lyrath Estate beating off stiff competition from its peers in the Irish three star hotel market to scoop the prestigious title. Organised by Hotel & Catering Review, the leading publication for the Irish hospitality industry, the Gold Medal Awards are recognised as the industry's most rigorous and competitive independent awards programme .

Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells"The Headfort Arms Hotel represents the best of Irish hospitality," says Sarah Grennan, editor of Hotel & Catering Review and chair of the Gold Medal Awards Jury. "Offering a "home from home" for guests, this family-run hotel surpasses all expectations, providing winning service, great food and a warm atmosphere to Royal County visitors, and loyal locals.’ With 45 bedrooms, Wedding and Event facilities up to 400, beautiful gardens, the Vanilla Pod restaurant (which it self was a finalist in the categories of Menu Provenance and Best Casual Dining), Café Therese, The Kelltic Bar and The Headfort Spa Rooms, there is something for everyone in The Headfort Arms, which has been lovingly run by the Duff family since 1972.

Celebrating 29 years this year, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards are recognised as the leading independent awards programme for the Irish hospitality industry. Entrants hailed from the four corners of Ireland underwent a rigorous assessment process conducted by the Gold Medal Awards team of expert industry judges, who travelled more than 27,500 kilometres across the island this summer to search for the Ireland’s best hotels, restaurants, caterers and hotel groups.

According to Olivia Duff from the Headfort 'The Gold Medal Award testifies our focus on great Irish hospitality, warm professionalism and a focus on the best local Irish food, it throws the spotlight not only on our business but on our wonderful Boyne Valley region as a place to stay, it also opens the door to four star classification which we hope to achieve before the end of the year.

Congrats to The Duff Family and all the team!

 

If you wish to stay at the Headfort, why not take advantage of their Celebratory 'Gold Medal Special Offer' which runs midweek until December 31st or all week for the months of January and February Two Nights B&B at the Headfort with the '30 Mile Menu' at the Vanilla Pod and a Glass of Celebratory Bubbly - €129 per person sharing

 

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