19/03/2013 19:13 GMT | Updated 19/05/2013 06:12 BST

Top Ten Irish Hotels

Research by trivago showed that hotel prices in Dublin rose by a staggering 173% this St Patrick's Day. With 24% of those visitors coming from the UK, there is clearly a huge demand to visit this country of green countryside, fascinating mythology, friendly citizens and dark beer. In a celebration of all things Irish, we decided to put together a list of our ten favourite hotels from across Ireland.


From luxurious five star manors and castles set in sprawling estates, to Dublin's most stylish boutique hotels, here are our picks to experience the best of this charming country. Whether you would like to play golf and ride horses through the Irish countryside, or learn how to make Irish-style cocktails in the capital city, these hotels promise an unforgettable stay.

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