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Gold List 2009

Mount Juliet Conrad, Thomastown, County Kilkenny 

Thomastown, County Kilkenny

Tel: 353 56 777 3000

At this 18th-century estate, there's "enough to fill 24 hours of every day, no problem," given the championship golf course, equestrian center, and health club on its 1,500-acre grounds. Rooms are unique, with an eclectic mix of antiques and hand-embroidered fabrics. Two-bedroom Rose Garden Lodges were renovated in 2010. Contemporary Irish fare at Lady Helen includes ham hock and gherkin terrine.

(57 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2010, Gold List for 2011
Awards: Activities
Amenities: Golf, Pool, Spa, Tennis, Water sports

Overall Score: 87.6

  • Rooms: 81.7
  • Service: 86.9
  • Food: 88.9
  • Location: 84.1
  • Design: 93.5
  • Activities: 90.2
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