The Amber Springs Hotel in Gorey is renowned for being the leading family destination hotel in Ireland and for running one of the best Santa Train experiences. This year for Christmas 2018 they have combined their skills to open over the festive period with a 3 day package celebrating this most wonderful time of the year.
Amber Springs Hotel opens new extension and furthers its reach into the resort market
48 new Amber Family Suites added to the Gorey hotel.
The Amber Springs Hotel in Gorey is extending its reach into the family resort market with the addition of 48 new Amber Family Suites. This brings the number of bedrooms within the resort to 127.
The new Amber Suites sees a further investment in the Amber Springs Hotel of over €6 million and is not the last project planned for the resort with the addition of a new garden view lounge, expanded kids and wobbler playroom and extension to the existing family restaurant to begin later this month.
Officially opened by Minister of State Michael D’Arcy TD, he said “The Amber Family Suites shows a significant and further investment in the tourism sector in North Wexford and with it brings further employment which is extremely positive. The Dens are excellent and truly innovative in hospitality. What parent wouldn’t love their kids close by while giving them privacy at the same time? Hats off to the Redmonds, it’s clear to see they know their market! Recently recipients of two significant awards for Ireland’s top family destination hotel, the Amber Springs really is helping to put Gorey on the destination map and at the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. Well done to all involved!”.
The first of their kind in Ireland, the Amber Family Suites have an open plan space of 55 sq metres with an internal kids den that has a private area where the children can sleep and play while the adults get to relax in comfort! The Suites will have WiFi, smart TV’s, mini fridge and larger family bathroom with walk in shower.
The best bit is the family get to stay together, like a fun family slumber party, in a luxurious, spacious and contemporary designed room with exclusive access to this new wing.
Also within the new wing are the Amber Family Corner Suites which are open plan rooms with all of the comfort, space and luxury of the Family Suites within one enormous space.
A great addition to the hotels current rooms, the price point sits comfortably between the current family rooms or choosing two interconnecting rooms.
The Amber Springs put a huge emphasis on the family market with strong investment in family facilities including an outdoor park with go-karting, mini golf, pet farm, playground and the Amber Village where seasonal events are held.
General manager Eibhear Coyle, “Year-on-year we strengthen our family offering and have a strong focus on providing the best experience for guests of all ages from toddlers to grandparents. We see the new wing of family suites will really cement our position in the family hotel/resort sector as one of the leading hotels in Ireland for our international and domestic guests.”
“In the last 24 months we have opened two new restaurants – our Italian garden pizzeria and FARM Steakhouse, an adult only outlet that serves the most delicious steaks using beef from our own hotel Redmond Farm. As a property we have also won the Best Family Destination Hotel at the Destination Ireland Awards, the Best SPA Team at the recent Irish Beauty Industry Awards, Best Hotel Restaurant in the South East, a Bord Bia Origin Green award for Redmond Farm and an Sustainable Restaurant Award (SRA). All in all its been a busy time!” he concluded.
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Redmond Farm (the farm linked to the Amber Springs Hotel and the Ashdown Park Hotel) has been nominated for the first-ever Bord Bia Origin Green Farmer Awards, putting the farm among the most efficient in the country. Origin Green is the world’s first national programme to address climate change and the broader sustainability challenges in food and agriculture. Bord Bia is inaugurating the Farmer Awards this year to the exceptional performance being achieved by members of Bord Bia’s Beef and Dairy Sustainability Assurance Schemes, which are pivotal to differentiating Irish food and drink in the global marketplace.
A total of 28 beef and dairy finalists have been shortlisted for the Awards. These producers exemplify an environmentally conscious approach, producing what the market demands in a natural, sustainable manner. The overall winning producers will be announced at an awards ceremony on Friday, 21st October 2016.