Autograph Collection Welcomes Majestic Powerscourt Hotel, Ireland

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    The Autograph Collection has recently announced the debut of the Powerscourt Hotel in County Wicklow, Ireland, representing the first Autograph Collection hotel in Ireland. Earlier this year, Autograph Collection announced its continued growth in Europe with the inauguration of the St. Ermin’s Hotel and Threadneedles in the heart of London, and The Glasshouse in Edinburgh, Scotland. The five star Powerscourt Hotel will expand the collection of independent lifestyle hotels to include nearly 50 exceptional travel experiences in the United States, Asia, Europe, Caribbean, and South America.The iconic Powerscourt Hotel is set near the village of Enniskerry, only 25 minutes from Dublin City centre and 35 minutes from Dublin airport, amidst one of the most scenic and historic estates in Ireland. The elegant retreat showcases Palladian-style architecture and offers guests a host of luxurious amenities including a 20-metre Swarovski crystal-lit indoor pool. Additionally, the hotel features two championship level golf courses and a 30,000-square foot luxury spa by ESPA. With an emphasis on local excellence and seasonality, the new Sika Restaurant at Powerscourt Hotel offers the best of Irish contemporary cooking against a spectacular backdrop of Wicklow’s hills and mountains.

    The Powerscourt Hotel is owned by Brehon Capital Partners and Midwest Holding and managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a leading U.S. based global hotel management company. Chief Executive Officer Jim Abrahamson is eager to support the iconic hotel, stating, “Interstate’s qualified bench strength, best-of-world systems and dedicated teams promise a memorable experience for every guest.”

    Daniel Fountain / 05.10.2013

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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