Accor has announced it is bringing the Fairmont brand to Ireland with the signing of Carton House.
The hotel, which will feature 170 bedrooms and suites, is located in County Kildare and is currently undergoing a multi-million euro refurbishment, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year and be rebranded as Fairmont Carton House.
Fairmont Carton House will be the first Fairmont branded hotel in Ireland and the fourth in the UK and Ireland, joining The Savoy in London, Fairmont St Andrews in Scotland and the recently announced Fairmont Windsor Park, which is also set to open by the end of 2020.
The hotel will also feature a lobby bar, three restaurants including The Carriage House golf club restaurant.
These will be joined by two 18-hole championship golf courses, wellness facilities and 1,000 sqm of conference and events space.
Thomas Dubaere, COO, Accor Northern Europe said: “Fairmont Carton House will join the ranks of the iconic Savoy in London and Fairmont St Andrews in Scotland and the recently signed Fairmont Windsor Park, becoming the first Fairmont hotel in Ireland.
“The Fairmont brand is known for its history and impressive locations and we feel it is the ideal brand under which to bring this iconic, historic hotel into the Accor family.The signing of Fairmont Carton House reflects our expertise in the luxury segment and reinforces our commitment to growing our luxury offering across the UK and Ireland.”