We are delighted about the hotel’s inclusion in the exclusive McKenna's Guide. Touted as the tourism bible, inclusion in the McKenna's Guide is widely considered as recognition of outstanding quality, accomplishment, attention-to-detail and originality.
has been named in ‘Top 100 Places to Stay in 2016’. It has also been previously listed as one of the "top 10 hotels in Ireland with Great Restaurants" and in the "top 10 great places for walkers". In addition it has made the prestigious shortlist in the 2012 lists as one of the ‘Top 10 Hotels by the Coast
’ and ‘Top 10 Restaurant Signature Dishes’ also award “RAI “Best Chef in Co Mayo 2015 Chamilla Manawatta.
The Guide is full of praise for various aspects of the hotel and states "Mr Mananwatta is cooking some seriously lovely food – onion and coriander pakora with curried lentil soup; Gerry Hassett’s oak smoked salmon with red amaranth; Curraun Blue trout with carrot and lemongrass purée; corn-fed chicken stuffed with white pudding and chorizo with crispy poached egg. As with his predecessors, Mr Mananwatta’s food is
particularly pretty on the plate – a joy to look at and then a joy to eat. The room is as postcard pretty as the food, and value is exceptional Elsewhere, the hotel is packed with walkers and cyclists marching through the Great Western Greenway, and manager Dermot Madigan and his team demonstrate at every juncture that they are masters of their art. The Mulranny is one of the jewels of the West Coast, a jewel for the Greenway, a jewel for the Wild Atlantic Way, a place of true Mayo enchantment.
- McKennas Guide 2016