Hospitality is a vocation, not just a job, and it takes special talents and commitment to be a hospitality professional. Passion and genuine interest are crucial components for success.

The team at Ballygarry have this in abundance, each and every one is a unique personality that combine to create the genuinely warm welcome and amazing experience you will receive at Ballygarry.

Hotel Awards

  • TripAdvisor Top 1% of Hotels Worldwide
  • Best Hotel- Best of Kerry Awards 2022
  • TripAdvisor’s Number 1 Hotel in Tralee
  • Travellers Choice No.2 Hotel in Ireland – TripAdvisor 2022
  • IGTOA Large Golf Hotel of the Year 2022.
  • Georgina Campbell Sustainable Hotel of the Year 2022
  • Georgina Campbell Business Hotel of the Year 2020
  • Tralee Chamber Alliance Town Pride Award 2020
  • Connect Kerry Hotel of the Year 2019
  • National Hospitality Award Best Customer Service of the Year 2019
  • Connect Kerry Lifetime Achievement Award Padraig McGillicuddy

Wedding Awards

  • Bridal Suite of the Year 2019
  • Brides of Kerry 2019
  • Connect Kerry Wedding Manager of the Year Thys Vogels 2019
  • National Hospitality Awards Munster Wedding Venue of the Year 2019
  • Connect Kerry Wedding Venue of the Year 2018
  • Brides of Kerry Wedding Venue of the Year 2018
  • Gold Medal Award – Ireland’s Wedding Venue 2016

Spa Awards

  • Best Spa – Best of Kerry Awards 2022
  • Connect Kerry Best Hotel Spa of the Year 2018
  • Connect Kerry Best Massage Therapist 2018
  • Connect Kerry Best Massage Therapist 2017
  • Connect Kerry Business Women’s Awards for People Choice, presented to Gina Groves 2018
  • Best Indigenous Irish Treatment Honey & Irish Scrub
  • Irish Spa Awards – Best Green Spa
  • Irish Tatler Awards Best Therapist

Dining Awards

  • AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence
  • RAI Customer Service Award
  • RAI Munster Hotel Restaurant of the Year
  • RAC Dining Award
  • Finalist in Customer Service and Traditional Bar Food

Accommodation Awards

  • IASI Supreme Award for Excellence
  • IASI Excellence in Service Standards
  • CIE Awards of Excellence 2019
  • Connect Kerry Receptionist of the Year Elaine Young 2019