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20/03/2019 Local Business

Calor Customer Spotlight: Brooklodge & Macreddin Village

Calor Customer Spotlight: Brooklodge & Macreddin Village

Located in the beautiful landscape of Ireland’s Garden County lies Calor customer, Brooklodge & Macreddin Village. Since its opening almost 23 years ago, Brooklodge has expanded to include its own self-contained village, offering visitors a truly unique experience, less than an hour’s drive from South Dublin.

Iconically known as ‘The Food Village’, Brooklodge is home to Ireland’s first Certified Organic Restaurant – The Strawberry Tree. All ingredients used in the restaurant are sustainably sourced and locally produced, so guests can expect to enjoy a unique and delicious dining experience. The Strawberry Tree has been awarded countless accolades, highlighting not only the wonderful quality of cuisine but also the commitment to using local produce, most recently winning a Gold Medal in ‘Ireland’s Menu Provenance Award’.

In addition to The Strawberry Tree, the Village at Brooklodge is also home to La Taverna Armento, which features an authentic Italian menu inspired by their twin village in Armento, Southern Italy.

Visitors to Macreddin looking for some added luxury, can pamper themselves and relax in one of the stunning treatment rooms in The Wells Spa.

Since its opening, Brooklodge & Macreddin Village has made continual steps on its sustainability journey through the hotel’s Green Programme and have been finalists at the Green Awards for three consecutive years. The Village is home to Ireland’s only Geo-Thermal Energy system which includes twenty-six kilometres of underground pipework that supplies heating and air conditioning throughout the Village.

Additionally, as part of their Green Programme, Macreddin produce its own sparkling and still pure-water from its Village well. The purified drinking water provided in the hotel’s bedrooms, meeting rooms and restaurants is sourced from the spring well. For guests who wish to travel by electric vehicle, the hotel offers a complimentary charging facility.

Speaking about the hotel’s sustainability journey, Evan Doyle, Owner and Founder of Brooklodge & Macreddin Village commented; “Since opening Brooklodge it has been great to see the impact of all of the small changes we have implemented. Making the switch to Calor BioLPG 100% renewable energy, which heats all our water here at Macreddin Village has been a hugely important part of our sustainability journey.”

Brooklodge was one of the first hotels in Ireland to switch to Calor BioLPG and has been a customer since 2019.  The Brooklodge team use Calor BioLPG to power the hotel’s four kitchens and is the main heating source for hot water.

Brooklodge is now taking booking online. For more information or to book your stay, visit their website


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