Sexy, Trendy, Edgy and Elegant!
Put this brand new hotel on the
top of your wish list because it's going to zoom to the
top of the hotel picks and travelers' choice lists at lightning-fast
speed! Here's why we've made it our Hotel of the Month
for July 2007:
The hotel is located in Ireland,
already making it a great place to be! You'll find it on
the grounds of Ashford Castle where it's golf course, seclusion
and rich history add to the experience of guests at Lisloughrey
Lodge (www.lisloughrey.ie) and provide the opportunity for guests
to dine at the fine cuisine and bar services available at Lisloughrey
Lodge or drop into Ashford Castle for tea, and cocktails.
Lisloughrey Lodge is located in
the town of Cong, north of Galway City and south of Donegal. If
you're traveling from the US, consider flying into Ireland West
Airport Knock which will bring you in close range for easy access.
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the transatlantic route between New York City's JFK and
Boston's Logan Airport at remarkably inexpensive rates, leaving
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While Cong is steeped in history
dating to before the imprints of Rory O'Connor, last High
King of Ireland, , you'll also find you're walking
in a living museum dedicated to the classic film, The Quiet Man,
starring Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne which was partly
filmed on Ashford Castle's grounds . (The exteriors of the
cottages in Cong provided the set for the film, while the interior
shots were done on a sound stage in Hollywood). You'll find
Gerry Collins, owner of the Quiet Man Museum, (www.quietman-cong.com)
where visitors are costumed in garb matching scenes in the film,
and travelers to the town are offered a walking tour of the spots
memorialized in the classic. If you are a devotee of the film,
you'll be thrilled to know that Pat Cohan's Bar, depicted
in the film although it has never been a bar in the past, will
actually open as a bar in July 2007, giving you one more reason
to visit Cong and seek out Lisloughrey Lodge as your choice for
accommodations while settling into these peaceful surroundings.
Lisloughrey Lodge will not disappoint!
It is sexy, trendy, edgy, and elegant! Its handpicked staff is
evidenced by their joyful passion serving guests. Enjoy picture
perfect views and complete serenity from any of the, dining rooms,
drinking lounges or public spaces in the lodge.
The food is excellent at Lisloughrey
Lodge which gives visitors a compelling choice to dine on the
premises, in the nearby town of Cong or at Ashford Castle offering
a perfect fit for every taste and budget.
The accommodations at Lisloughrey
Lodge focus on spaciousness and comfort in their rooms and suites
and provide every modern amenity. Room decor is designed to sooth
and creates a restful ambiance perfect for balancing a full day's
activities enjoying the town and the Lodge's rich amenities.
Traveling Feet the nationally syndicated
travel radio talk show, heard weekly in the US and streamed live
globally from www.sabrams.com , where past shows are archived,
broadcast live from Lisloughrey Lodge on June 2, 2007. The show
can be heard in the Traveling
Feet Archives at www.sabrams.com
during which Stephanie told Marc Mac Closy, General Manager of
this unique hotel, "' This hotel is a 'wow!' You have a winner
on your hands!"
Feet Audio File: June 02, 2007 -
Castle was built by Lord Ardilaun Arthur Guinness.
Cong (pronounced Cung in Gaelic)
means isthmus which is a narrow strip of land, bordered on both
sides by water, connecting two larger bodies of land.
The Quiet Man won 2 Oscars: Best
Cinematography, Color (Winton C. Hoch, Archie Stout) and Best
Director (John Ford). It was nominated for 5 other Oscars including
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View more of them here.