MACROOM'S Castle Hotel has been named one of the top hotels in Ireland by the world's biggest travel website.
The four star hotel was ranked 12th in Trip Advisor's 2013 Travellers' Choice Awards.
Castle Hotel owner Don Buckley welcomed the news.
"It is refreshing to be awarded by Trip Advisor and I would like to take this opportunity to thank the team at The Castle Hotel for their continued hard work in achieving best practices in the hotel," he said. "We are delighted to be right up there with well established hotels such as The Aghadoe Heights Hotel (13th) & The Four Seasons (11th). This is a fantastic boost for management and staff and will spur us on to exceed our guest requirements," he added.
The awards reflect thousands of reviews by travellers of hotels, restaurants and more across the globe.
"Once again, TripAdvisor is thrilled to recognize the finest accommodations based on the feedback from those who really matter: their guests," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "It's the insights from millions of travelers that make these awards so special, as they help others discover the hotels travelers love most - whatever the budget, in all corners of the world."