Ormonde Hotel joins Select Hotels

Ireland’s largest and most successful Hotel Marketing Group, Select Hotels of Ireland, continues to add to its list of member hotels with the introduction of their newest member, the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel. This brings the total number of Select Hotel members to 25.

Ireland’s largest and most successful Hotel Marketing Group, Select Hotels of Ireland, continues to add to its list of member hotels with the introduction of their newest member, the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel. This brings the total number of Select Hotel members to 25.

Colin Ahern, General Manager of the four star Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel sees joining Select Hotels of Ireland as an important part of their 2013 promotional activities. Colin says “In a vastly changed and competitive market it is very important that we join forces with similar properties, to promote a traditional Irish welcome to the home holiday market and holiday makers from abroad. We believe that Select Hotels can help us deliver our targets and create an extra dimension to our business, without losing our hotel’s individual identity. We look forward to becoming part of the Select family and through this promoting our special hotel to a wider national and international audience.”

The multi-award winning Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel is located in the heart of the vibrant city of Kilkenny and only a two minute walk from the magnificent Kilkenny Castle. The hotel is also a short stroll from Kilkenny’s many boutiques, theatres, bars and restaurants. The hotel boasts 118 bedrooms, a state of the art conference venue that caters for over 500 delegates and is one of the premier luxury Wedding venues in the region.

Speaking at the announcement, General Manager of Select Hotels, Una Young, is delighted to welcome the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel to the Select Group. Una said “Each of our hotels has a history of great Irish hospitality, quality accommodation and wonderful service plus each have something really unique to offer. I am delighted to have the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel join as a member of Select Hotels of Ireland as it’s a Hotel with a great reputation for  looking after its customers with wonderful service and Irish hospitality, set in a wonderful location which is already proving popular with our enquiries.”

The recent winner of the Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce’s Age Friendly Award, for the second year running, the hotel offers the finest array of guest accommodation, exclusive health and leisure Club, conference and banqueting suites, perfect for romantic getaways, mini family breaks or business trips.

Select Hotels of Ireland has a collection of 25 hotels throughout Ireland and was established 12 years ago as a marketing platform for independently owned hotels, all with a recognised rich tradition of Irish Hospitality and premium 3 and 4 star establishments.  For further information on Select Hotels of Ireland’s 25 member hotels, visit www.selecthotels.ie