Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

Thank you to our dedicated team without which none of this would be possible. Here’s to continued successes.

The Twelve Boutique Hotel, Barna, Co Galway - Ireland's Hotel Of The Year Award 2018

Ireland's Pet Friendly Hotel of The Year 2021 & 2022 - Georgina Campbell Ireland Guide 

Winner 'Best new hotel in Ireland' -National Hospitality Awards.

Best Internet Strategy’ at the Hospitality, Sales and  Marketing Association International Awards

’Best New Branding’ at the Irish Print Awards

Runner up - Proactive MII Young Marketing Award at the Proactive MII West Region

‘Best Boutique Hotel in Ireland’ Award–Hospitality Ireland Awards 2008, 2009 -2012!

‘Best Gastro Pub in Connaught’ and overall ‘Best Gastro Pub in Ireland’ awarded to

The Twelve’s popular Pins Gastro Bar at the Restaurants Association of Ireland Awards .

Georgina Campbell Wine Award of the Year for West Restaurant

Hotel and Catering Gold Medal Award for The Best Wine List in Ireland

’Best Customer Service Award – Galway Chamber of Commerce

Twelve Wine Spectator Awards for 'the most outstanding wine list in the world'.

Fourteen Food and Wine magazine awards  for West Restaurant

Winner ‘Bord Bia Just Ask Restaurant of the Month’ for use of local product

Best Customer Service Marketing Award’ Marketing Institute of Ireland Awards

Winner ‘Best Customer Service in Galway’ – Restaurants Association of Ireland Awards

‘Insider’s Select Top 1% of s in The World’ – Ranked as one of the Top s in the World by Expedia guests.

West Restaurant – Top of only two restaurants in County Galway - Georgina Campbell’s Top Irish 100 Guide

Finalist–Best Cafes –  The Twelve Bakery Shop @ The Twelve – Hotel and Catering Gold Medal Awards

Top Trendiest and Top Luxury in Ireland - Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award of Excellence

Top Twenty in Ireland for Romance - Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award of Excellence

Top Twenty Five Overall in Ireland - Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award of Excellence

Green Hospitality Platinum Award for Environmental Policies

Top Irish for Food-   Irish Twitter Awards 

Number 1. Galway ,Top Luxury in Ireland and Top City Hotel in Ireland’ - Trivago 

The Pins Gastro Bar – ‘One Rosette for Culinary Excellence’ AND

West Restaurant – ‘Two Rosettes for Culinary Excellence’– AA Guide and Michelin Guide

Top Fine Dining Restaurant in Connaught –  West Restaurant – Restaurants Association of Ireland Oscars

West Restaurant - Winner – ‘Best Sustainable Restaurant in Ireland’ - Restaurants Association of Ireland

West Restaurant - Top 100 Restaurants in Ireland – McKenna’s Guides 

West Restaurant - Top 100 Restaurants in Ireland – The Irish Times 

Winner ‘The Overall Best Wine Experience in Ireland’ – National Hospitality Awards  

Winner - The Best Wine Experience in Ireland - Food and Wine Magazine  

Winner - The Best Sommelier in Ireland - Food and Wine Magazine 

Fergus and The Team