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Bushmills Inn Winner of Hotel Experience Award

The Bushmills Inn is delighted to have been awarded the prestigious IAGTO Hotel Experience of the Year Award.
700+ golf tour operators from all over the world voted for one hotel and one golf course in 25 leading golf destinations worldwide and The Bushmills Inn fought off strong competition to win the IAGTO Hotel Experience of the Year for Northern Ireland.
As the global trade association of the golf tourism industry, the annual IAGTO Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement for golf destinations and golf resorts who have delivered the best possible experience to visiting golf travellers. The awards also reflect the opinions of golf tour operators and golf travel writers and the winners were announced at a glittering award ceremony which took place in Marrakech on 17th October at the International Golf Travel Market.
Speaking on behalf of The Bushmills Inn, Hotel Manager, Alan Walls said, “This esteemed accolade is testament to the Hotel’s position as one of Ireland’s and the UK’s most respected hotels and we are very proud to have been recognised by golf operators from all around the world for the contribution that The Bushmills Inn has made to enhancing our guests’ experience and in promoting golf tourism in Ireland.
He continued, “This is an extremely prestigious award for us to win as our outstanding customer service has been recognised by respected industry professionals. It is testimony to how hard our team work in consistently providing exceptional customer service to all our guests and I would like to pay tribute to them all, without whom, none of this would have been possible.”
When it comes to luxury golf travel, The Bushmills Inn is the ideal getaway. They provide a relaxing atmosphere for golfing parties who want to stay close to the heart of the action as our deluxe hotel is just a stone’s throw away from world-class golf courses and many popular tourist attractions. In addition, a restaurant, gas-lit bar and boutique cinema are all on hand to complement your golfing trip when you stay with us.
Ireland is home to some of the most famous courses in the world, and The Bushmills Inn is the perfect base! Here are some of the most renowned courses within a short distance from our luxurious hotel on the Causeway Coast:
  • Royal Portrush Golf Club is every golfer’s paradise and often ranked within the top 10 golf courses in the world.  Founded in 1888, Royal Portrush is the only club in the country to have hosted The Open Championship twice, most recently this year. There are two courses to choose from including the Dunluce Course and the pleasant Valley Course. Both courses have 18 holes with stunning views of the North Atlantic.
  • Castlerock Golf Club - Often referred to as “Ireland’s hidden gem” for golf links in the Causeway Coast, this club offers impressive coastal views and two fabulous courses to choose from, this is a fantastic golf course for beginners and professional golfers alike.
  • Portstewart Golf Club is known for its scenery and views of the Donegal hills, the River Bann and the Atlantic. It often hosts significant golf championships including the 2017 Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open by The Rory Foundation. Portstewart Golf Club has 54 holes of golf with three beautiful courses.


It doesn’t stop there...Some others include the Royal County Down Golf Club (often ranked as one of the world’s top ten courses with spectacular views of the Mourne Mountains) and the excellent Ballyliffin Golf Club, which is located on 400 acres of dunes.
I’m sure you’ll agree Northern Ireland is home to its fair share of magnificent golf courses! Book your golf stay at the IAGTO’s Hotel Experience of the Year. Enquire about golf breaks at The Bushmills Inn today on +44 (0)28 2073 3000 or email [email protected].

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