Marlfield House Hotel, Leinster
|Courtown Road R742, Gorey, Wekford, Leinster, IRELAND.|
Description: Marlfield House HotelNestled between the sea and the mountains near the market town of Gorey in County Wexford, Marlfield House Hotel is delightfully located, surrounded by 35 acres of carefully tended gardens and romantic woodlands. Set in a magnificent Victorian mansion, this charming boutique property offers exclusive accommodation and award-winning cuisine in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
The perfect spot for weekend escapes in this beautiful corner of Wexford, Marlfield House Hotel is within easy reach of many of the region's most important landmarks and attractions, including Kilkenny Castle, Powerscourt House, and the Glendelough Monastic site. Popular leisure activities available close by to the hotel include links and parkland golf courses, fox hunting from November to March, archery, beach and woodland walks and horse riding. Guests can also enjoy tennis on the hotel's court, and Sunday recitals and classical recitals are put on at the hotel throughout the year.
One of the raisons d'être of Marlfield House Hotel is its gourmet restaurant, where guests can enjoy highly acclaimed classical cuisine based on the ethos of proximity and the finest seasonal produce. Kilmore Quay fish, Wexford beef and lamb, local artisan cheeses, fresh vegetables, fruit and herbs from the kitchen garden all feature on the restaurant's daily changing menus. The hotel also offers a range of excellent small banqueting and conference facilities, ideal for presentations, seminars and luxurious private celebrations.
Type of rooms: Marlfield House HotelStandard Rooms:
The Standard Rooms are charming bijoux rooms and offer very comfortable country house accommodation at this County Wexford hotel. They and are comfy and cosy and everything one would expect in a fine country house. Each contains selected antiques and paintings and overlook the gardens and courtyard, ideal for short weekend or mid-week stays. Room size 15 sq m.
The Classic Rooms are very comfortable traditional styled rooms filled with carefully chosen antiques and with marble bathrooms and lovely furnishings. They are on the ground, 1st and 2nd floor of the house and provide varied views over the gardens and courtyard. The classic rooms are standard in size with classical antique finishes and smart fabrics. Room size 23 to 25 sq m.
Junior State Rooms: The French Room:
The junior state rooms are beautifully decorated with rich fabrics and fine antique furniture. The period French furniture, large paintings and mirrors and lavish fabrics make this room distinctly French. The king-size beds can be made into twin beds and the elegant marble bathroom with double sinks and very large window overlooks the lake. French doors lead to a circular terrace.
Room size 36 sq m.
Junior State Rooms: The Sheraton Room:
This charming room has one king-size bed and is beautifully situated with magnificent views of the lake and wildfowl reserve. Containing only Sheraton period furniture it is decorated in soft tones and its walls are adorned with charming prints and watercolours. Beautifully draped French windows lead to the patio overlooking the lake. An additional romantic element is provided by the elegant marble fireplace with real gas fire. Room size 45 sq m.
State Rooms: The Morland Room:
This bright and enchanting room overlooks the lake through French doors on one side and woodland on the other. It is an elegant room decorated in rich colours with grey walls and magnificent fireplace. It has a king-size four poster bed and marble bathroom with free-standing bath, twin sinks and separate shower. The bathroom also has two peephole windows, one overlooking the lake and one overlooking the parterre garden.
Room size approximately 45 sq m.
State Rooms: The Stopford Room:
The spacious Stopford room is decorated in rich gold and blue and has a king-size four poster bed draped in fabric. The luxuriously appointed room with elegant fireplace and numerous antiques is probably the most romantic room in the hotel and overlooks the courtyard. The suite includes a separate dressing room and a large marble bathroom with double sinks, a free-standing bath and a separate shower overlooking the lake and woodland.
Room size approximately 45 sq m.
State Rooms: The Georgian Room:
This room is richly decorated in ruby hues and is filled with elegant Georgian furniture. The two magnificent double beds are overlooked by a huge window onto the woodlands. French doors open onto the lake and wildfowl reserve. The elegant marble bathroom contains double sinks and a separate bath and shower. Room size approximately 52 sq m.
Master Suite: The Print Room:
The elegant and stately Master Suite is beautifully decorated with stippled turquoise walls, set with striking black and white classical decoupage prints and garlands. The walls are adorned with valuable paintings and prints and the room contains some very fine antiques including an Empire sofa in coral and a magnificent dining table. It overlooks the Knot garden where one can sit and enjoy breakfast, afternoon tea or a cocktail or perhaps dine beside the blazing fire. The king size gilded and padded bed is set in an alcove and strewn with cushions and lacy white linen. A panelled octagonal dressing room leads to the beautiful marble bathroom with a large bath and twin sinks.
Suite size 68 sq m.
All rooms feature: complimentary Wi-Fi; fruit and bottled water; Floris toiletries; hair-dryer; satellite television; direct-dial telephone; radio, CD and DVD player; trouser press; bathrobes; iron and ironing board.
Additional information: Marlfield House Hotel
Pets are allowed on prior request. There is a small daily charge for this service.
Number of rooms: 19
Official category: 4 stars.
Languages spoken: English, French, Polish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro.
Restaurant closed: The restaurant is open for breakfast, from 08:00am. to 10:00am.
Sunday Lunch, from 12:30pm. to 14:30pm.
Dinner, from 19:00pm. to 21:00pm.
Library Menu from 12:30pm. to 17:00pm.
Library Lunch from 12 noon to 15:00pm.
How to get here: On the N11, take exit 23, and follow signs for Courtown on roundabouts.
At the Courtown Road roundabout (R742) turn left for Gorey.
Marlfield is less than a mile (1,6 kms) along the road on the left.
GPS Coordinates: 52° 40' 7.10'' N 6° 16' 31.13'' W
Nearest airport: Dublin Airport - 102km.