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The Red Carnation Hotel Collection
"No Request too Large, No Detail too Small"
Ashford Castle, Ireland
Experience Historic Luxury
Ashford Castle, Ireland
Quality, Service and Detail
The Passion that Drives Us
Capture a Piece of Serenity - The Oyster Box, South Africa
Capture a Piece of Serenity
The Oyster Box, South Africa

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection consists of Seventeen luxury boutique hotels and spas in spectacular locations. “No request too large, no detail too small” are the words we live by and the standards we set ourselves. Welcome to your home away from home.

Welcome to Ashford Castle

Lose yourself in the history, elegance and beauty of Ashford Castle, hidden away in the green fields of Ireland.

Welcome to Red Carnation Hotels

As a 4th generation family run business, we care deeply about the quality of service delivered to our customers. Welcome to our passion. Welcome to the Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

Welcome to the Milestone Hotel

Rated as Britains Number 3 hotel on Trip Advisor, discover what makes the Milestone Hotel and The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Unique

Guests choose our luxury 4 and 5-star boutique hotels because they want to feel special and be cared for in stunning surroundings.

They come for the attentive, personalised service, fine food, the ready smiles, and attention to detail.  They appreciate the warm, friendly welcome, attentiveness that doesn’t feel obtrusive and our calm professionalism.

Through generations of experience in the art of hospitality – our longest established hotel dates back to 1872 – we know that the essential quality of our hotels comes from its team.

At Red Carnation Hotels, we take great pride in our many long-serving staff and invest continually in training our people to make every visit special, memorable, and pleasurable, leaving guests with the feeling that ‘it’s so good to be home’.

A generous selection of deluxe amenities, thoughtful extras and personal features ensure the comfort of our guests.


United Kingdom

  • London: 41 (Rated Britain’s number 1 hotel on TripAdvisor), The Milestone (Rated Britain’s number 3 hotel on TripAdvisor), Egerton House, Chesterfield Mayfair, Montague on the Gardens & The Rubens at the Palace 
  • Dorset: Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa & The Acorn Inn  
  • Guernsey: Old Government House & The Duke of Richmond


  • Ashford Castle (Hotel of the Year – Virtuoso Awards, 2015 & Voted No. 1 in the world by Travel & Leisure World’s Best Boutique Hotels – December, 2015)
  • The Lodge at Ashford Castle


  • Geneva: Hotel d’Angleterre

South Africa

  • Cape Town: The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa 
  • Western Cape: Bushmans Kloof
  • Durban: The Oyster Box Hotel & Spa

United States

  • Palm Beach, Florida: The Chesterfield

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Johnathan Raggett, Managing Director

“As a Family Run collection of Award Winning Luxury Boutique Hotels, we have an absolute commitment to attentive service and the comfort of every guest. The art of hospitality is part of our DNA and the pursuit of excellence is what we strive to achieve. Welcome home.”