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Beech Hill awarded prestigious accolade

Barry O’Brien, Head Chef; Patsy O’Kane, Owner and General Manager; and Conor Donnelly, Sales and Marketing Manager

Barry O’Brien, Head Chef; Patsy O’Kane, Owner and General Manager; and Conor Donnelly, Sales and Marketing Manager

Barry O’Brien, Head Chef; Patsy O’Kane, Owner and General Manager; and Conor Donnelly, Sales and Marketing Manager

There is no better place to stay – that’s what the award winning Beech Hill Country House Hotel said today after it was named as one of the 2013 top 100 places to stay in Ireland.

The prestigious accolade was awarded to the historical Georgian hotel located in the Faughan Valley, Co. Derry, by the John and Sally McKennas’ Guides 2013.

The Guides’ also named the hotel’s owner, Patsy O’Kane as one of the top 10 general managers in Ireland.

The John and Sally McKennas’ Guides 2013 are acclaimed local guides to the finest Irish restaurants, food shops, farmer’s markets, places to stay and pubs across the island of Ireland.

They are independently and critically assessed by named reviewers and are internationally recognised as a leading authority on speciality food and hospitality in Ireland.

Speaking about the award, Patsy O’Kane, Owner and General Manager at the Beech Hill Country House Hotel, said: “We are delighted to be awarded this prestigious accolade that recognises the hard work and dedication of all our staff.

“We are in a unique position that we can offer our guests an opulent mix of Georgian elegance and mouth watering cuisine set within an incredible 32 acres of woodland and lakes.

“This combined with our rich history and commitment to customer service makes the hotel one of Ireland’s most attractive and best known places to stay.”

The award winning Beech Hill Country House Hotel is a luxurious four star country house built in 1729 surrounded by woodlands in the picturesque setting of the Faughan Valley.

It has 30 well appointed luxury bedrooms and a stylish restaurant that offers a fine dining experience in palatial and opulent surroundings.

It is home to a commemorative museum to the US Marines stationed at the hotel during World War II.

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