What the Critics Say

2012:

Bridgestone 100 Best Places to Stay 2012 - February 2012

the most dynamically creative hotel in Ireland over the last decade...
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Bridgestone 100 Best Restaurants 2012 - February 2012

every day a day devoted to the art of eating...
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The Irish Daily Mail - January 2012

one step closer to that elusive sense of balance...
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Bridgestone Megabytes Awards - January 2012

one of the greatest events in Irish culinary history...
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2011:

The Sunday World - December 2011

Top Table...
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Irish Daily Mail - December 2011

Treatment of the Week...
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The Irish Times - November 2011

Walk on the wild side...
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The Sunday Business Post - November 2011

Wild Food in Wicklow...
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The Irish Times Magazine- October 2011

Resuscitating Romance...
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Go Magazine The Irish Times - October 2011

Going Wild down Wicklow way...
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Food & Wine Magazine - September 2011

The wild side of life...
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2010:

RTE Travel - April 2010

It's Plush - but in a subtle way...
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Image Magazine - March/April 2010

Girls Weekend...
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2009:

The Irish Times Magazine - October 2009

Green is Good...
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The Irish Times - October 2009

Go on - Treat Yourself...
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The Evening Herald - September 2009

For the total molly coddling experience...continue reading

Living In Magazine - July 2009

La Taverna Armento - La Dolce Vita...
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The Irish Independent - March 2009

The Strawberry Tree - Top Rated...
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Darina Allen, The Irish Examiner - March 2009

Feast For Organic Lovers...
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Image Magazine - March 2009

Organic Fantastic...
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The Sunday Independent - January 2009

Wish Upon a Spa...
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2008:

Evening Herald - December 2008

Weekend Retreat...
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AA Motoring Magazine - Winter 2008

The AA Hotel of the Year has been named...
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Irish Times - September 2008

...For there, nestled among the slopes of southern Co.Wicklow, is the little village of Macreddin is clearly a secret known to many...
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Lifein Magazine - May 2008

The perfect destination for a weekend mini-break with a spa, organic restuarant, pub, local rambles, golf...
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Travel Extra - March 2008

BrookLodge Hotel & Spa offers such variety of treatments with well qualified therapists. I have never spoken to anyone who wasn't satisfied with their massages etc...
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Guidebook Entries

See what guidebooks such as Lonely Planet and Frommers have had to say about Brooklodge over the past year...
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Bridgestone 100 Best Places To Stay 2008

It's been a normal sort of year in The BrookLodge. A new destination built for their hugely popular weddings. The new golf course well underway, with the ever-smiling Paul McGinley...
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The Bridgestone 100 Best Restaurants 2008

Can we recommend that any group of people dining in The Strawberry Tree opt for the Feast menu?...
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2006:

U Magazine - August 2006

Situated a short track from Dublin, this 'fantasy island' in the garden of Ireland, Co. Wicklow, is a one stop shop for top class pampering, beautiful accommodation and surrounds and the most amazing organic restaurant...
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Ireland on Sunday - May 2006

The first rule of impulsive weekend breaks? Book weeks, if not months in advance. I know, it ruins the surprise-but it's crucial if you don't want to be fleeced by last-option B&B's that live off Americans who don't know better...
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The Sunday Mail - April 2006

If only I'd known about the fabulous BrookLodge Hotel, just an hour away in gorgeous County Wicklow. It's not far to BrookLodge hotel, near Aughrim, which opened in 1999 and quickly became a popular retreat for out-of-towners and wealthy Americans...
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Bridgestone's 100 Best places to stay in Ireland 2006

The BrookLodge Hotel is so famous it has become the object of satire. Come on down, Ross O'Carroll Kelly...
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Georgina Campbell Guide 2006

Spacious and welcoming, the hotel has elegant country house furnishings, open fires and plenty of places to sit quietly or meet for a sociable drink...
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2005:

Sunday World - October 2005

Maybe it's the pool overlooking a meadow, the organic restaurant or the mountain view but if you are looking for a slice of heaven I've found it...
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Image Magazine - September 2005

The Treatment: 'Just The Two Of Us' - Serail Mud Bath for two, followed by a hot tub, finished with aromatheray massag, side by side...
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RTE Guide - June 2005

Pre-wedding pampering packages are nothing new. With a wedding just around the corner, I headed off to spend a couple of days down at BrookLodge in the quiet, grassy hills of Co. Wicklow...
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Daily Mirror - February 2005

When people mention the word 'Oasis' I automatically think of the chain of high street fashion shops. But I learned the true meaning of the word when I stayed in the woderful BrookLodge Hotel & Spa...
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Zest Magazine 2005

The Wells Spa is well equipped, with a great selection of treatments by Carita and Decleor as well as Signature Wells Treatments...
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Irish Times - March 2005

We felt like postulants as we walked through the peaceful spa in our white robes and slippers, soft ambient music lapping over us, soothing hands guiding us...
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Food & Wine Magazine - March 2005

The driving force behind this extraordinary venture in Co. Wicklow is Evan Doyle, whose Strawberry Tree Restaurant in Killarney gained fame for a commitment to using wild...
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2004:

OK Magazine - May 2004

An exhausted Emma jets off to Ireland to rest up and enjoy one of their finest spas... There's something wonderfully decadent about taking yourself off for a weekend of fund and pampering in a fabulous hotel...
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The Independent - June 2004

Once upon a time (well it reads like a bit of a fairy-tale), there were three Irish brothers, Bernard, Eoin and Evan Doyle. The first was a chartered surveyor, the second a publisher and the third owned the fashionable Strawberry Tree Restaurant in Killarney...
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Sunday Independent - May 2004

Early to rise and early to bed make a male healthy and wealthy and dead. You'll be under the ground long enough so you might as well live a little while you're here...
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