LONDON’S MILESTONE HOTEL PARTNERS WITH IRELAND’S ASHFORD CASTLE TO OFFER GUESTS
A PALACE-TO-CASTLE ADVENTURE
New York – October 28, 2014: To open the holiday season, two of Red Carnation’s flagship properties–London’s iconic Milestone Hotel and Ireland’s five-star Ashford Castle–are joining together to offer guests a memorable visit to both London and Ireland. With the newly introduced Palace-to-Castle Package, guests can partake in their own royal adventure.
This brand-new offering gives visitors an opportunity to experience both luxury properties, which have welcomed diplomats, heads of state, celebrities, and even royalty. Guests have the option to begin their journey in the bustling metropolitan city of London at The Milestone Hotel or in the picturesque Irish countryside at Ashford Castle. Situated just opposite Kensington Palace and Gardens, The Milestone Hotel is the ‘Downton Abbey of London’ where there are two staff for every guest providing a personal and unmatched level of service. Tucked away on the West Coast of Ireland in County Mayo is the historic Ashford Castle, which, in addition to being the former home to the famous Guinness family, was recently named one of Europe’s top resorts by Conde Nast Traveler.
Valid until December 22, 2015, the Palace-to-Castle Package includes:
- Three nights’ accommodations
- One bottle of champagne, on arrival
- Daily full English breakfast
- Private tour of Kensington Palace (pre-public opening) followed by The Milestone’s famous Afternoon Tea
- Private roundtrip airport transfers from Heathrow Airport or London City Airport
- Three nights’ accommodations
- Welcome cocktail, on arrival
- Daily full Irish breakfast
- One-hour full body massage treatments for two guests
- Choice of a one-hour Falconry lesson or golf for two with club rental at Ashford Castle
- Private roundtrip airport transfers from Knock Airport or Shannon Airport
The package is priced at €5,000 (approx. US$6,366), based on double occupancy and inclusive of taxes. To ensure availability, all airport transfers and activities must be booked at time of reservation.
For more information about the Palace-to-Castle package at The Milestone Hotel, please visit: www.milestonehotel.com and for Ashford Castle, please visit: www.ashfordcastle.com.
|ABOUT ASHFORD CASTLE:
Ashford Castle is set on 350 acres in County Mayo, on the shores of Lough Corrib and the River Cong, with a spectacular backdrop of woodlands, lake, river, and mountains. It features 82 guestrooms and is renowned for a range of country sports including an equestrian center, fly fishing, an exclusive nine-hole golf course and Ireland’s first school of falconry. Several dining rooms and bars, along with a gracious afternoon tea service are among the amenities.
ABOUT THE MILESTONE HOTEL:
The award-winning Milestone Hotel is part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a privately owned, family-run collection of seventeen five- and four-star boutique hotels in exceptional locations. Also a proud member of the Leading Hotels of The World, The five-star Milestone Hotel prides itself on splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests.
ABOUT THE RED CARNATION HOTEL COLLECTION:
Ashford Castle and The Milestone Hotel are members of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, an award-winning collection of five- and four-star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Florida, South Africa and now Ireland. Each property has its own individual character and unique location that reflects the local environment, culture and cuisine. They all share the qualities that win Red Carnation so many prestigious awards – splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests. For more information about these award-winning hotels and the rest of the Red Carnation Collection, please go to www.redcarnation.com.
Maralyn D. Hill, M.Ed., The Epicurean Explorer
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