The Bushmills Inn Hotel and Restaurant are celebrating after winning the ‘Best Place to Stay – Hotel of the Year’ at this year’s Northern Ireland Tourism Awards.
The gala ceremony took place last month at the Sir William Whitla Hall at Queen’s University, Belfast.
The awards are the highlight of the tourism calendar. They recognise the most inspirational local accommodation providers and attractions, and celebrate the success of the tourism industry over the past year.
Alan Walls, General Manager at The Bushmills Inn, said: “I’m proud and honoured that The Bushmills Inn has been recognised by esteemed industry professionals for this prestigious award. Our team strive for excellence in all that they do, and they have a great passion for the product and service they offer, so thank you to them all for their dedication and continuous hard work.
Alan added: “We are very proud to support tourism in Northern Ireland and are delighted to have been recognised as continually offering such warm hospitality to our many guests”.
The local hotel actually dates back to the early 1600s. It was a coaching inn at that time, and was a favourite stop off for saddle sore visitors en route to the Giants Causeway. Now, the accommodation comprises of 41 sumptuous guest rooms and suites. Amenities at the popular Bushmills accomodation also includes a private 30 seater cinema, meetings and events suites, a heli-pad and an acre of private lawns.
Pictured are Alan Walls and Zoe Dunlop from The Bushmills Inn Hotel, winner of Best Place to Stay - Hotel of the Year.
Picture by Brian Morrison.