Killarney Hotels

As Killarney has been welcoming visitors for over 250 years, it is unsurprising that the town offers an extremely extensive range of accommodation types and prices. There is a great range of hotels, hostels and guesthouses available in Killarney. In fact, apart from Dublin, there are more hotel beds in Killarney than any other Irish town or city. Below is a list, in alphabetical order, containing a short introduction to the hotels of Killarney. These are the main hotels located either in the town itself or a short distance outside Killarney.


Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa

Located in a spectacular natural setting the five star Aghadoe Heights is one of the top destination spa resorts in Ireland. The hotel offers a wide range of guest rooms, suites and a penthouse. The Aghadoe Heights is one of the few hotels in Ireland to be awarded five Red Stars from the Automobile Association.

Tel: + 353 64 6631766


Arbutus Hotel

Located in Killarney town centre in College Street, the four star Arbutus hotel is run by the Buckley family. The family have been involved in the Killarney hospitality sector since 1926 and offer a warm welcome at this townhouse hotel. Attention to detail is evident throughout from the home-cooking, the Celtic Deco design and Buckley’s Bar.

Tel: + 353 64 6631037


Best Western Eviston House Hotel

Located in New Street this family run three star hotel has 103 rooms including value standard rooms, superior rooms and deluxe rooms. The deluxe rooms come with king bed and whirlpool bath. The hotel has a restaurant called the Colleen Bawn and a pub known as the Danny Man. There is also a fitness suite and free WiFi for all guests.

Tel: + 353 64 6631640


The Brehon

The Brehon Hotel and Angsana Spa is located on the Muckross Road amid Killarney’s stunning landscape. The hotel is a four star establishment with 123 bedrooms that blend beauty, style and space. In the Angsana Spa Thai therapists offer a range of massages and holistic treatments. Dining is available in the Danú restaurant.

Tel: + 353 64 6630700


Brook Lodge Hotel

This four star, family-run hotel is located just off High Street in Killarney town centre. The hotel has 24 bedrooms and junior suites. There is free parking and attractive, landscaped gardens. The rooms all have tea and coffee facilities, TV, iron and board. There is a lift to the rooms that all are wheelchair friendly.

Tel: + 353 64 6631800


Cahernane House Hotel

Located on Muckross Road this property dates back to the 17th Century. Previously the residence of the Earl of Pembroke, the four star hotel is located on its own parklands on the edge of Killarney National Park. All 38 bedrooms are superbly finished and many have antique furnishings as well as jaccuzis and private balconies.

Tel: + 353 64 6631895


Castleross Hotel and Golf Resort

This three star hotel and golf resort is located on the side of Killarney’s lower lake just 2 km outside the town itself. The hotel enjoys panoramic views of the surrounding lakes and mountains. On one side is the National Park and on the other is the Killarney Golf and Fishing Club. There are 120 en-suite bedrooms offering a choice of double, twin and family rooms. There are also 12 two-bedroom golf lodges. Leisure facilities include the health club with 20m pool, gym, jacuzzi and sauna as well as a 9-hole golf course.

Tel: + 353 64 6631144


Darby O’Gill’s County House Hotel

This three star hotel is a five minute drive outside Killarney town on the N72 Mallow Road. It is a family-run hotel with 43 en-suite bedrooms and mountain views. During the peak season the hotel has entertainment seven nights per week including traditional Irish music sessions. The Rathcullen Lounge offers bar food and there is a restaurant called Cluricaune’s and a Sports Bar. The hotel has ample gardens and free parking.

Tel: + 353 64 6634168


Dromhall Hotel

This four star hotel is to be found just a five minute walk outside Killarney town centre on the Muckross Road. The hotel has 72 guestrooms with marble bathrooms and free tea and coffee facilities. There is also free Wi-Fi and parking for guests and the Club Santé offers leisure facilities including the Zen Day Spa. The hotel can provide conference facilities for up to 300 delegates. There are various bars and restaurants including the award-winning Kayne’s Bistro.

Tel: + 353 64 6639300


The Dunloe

The Dunloe is a five star hotel located on the Fossa Road some five miles to the west of Killarney town. Set in 64 acres of gardens the hotel overlooks the famous Gap of Dunloe. The Dunloe has 102 rooms including 28 Superior Rooms, 72 Garden Rooms, ten of which are suitable for families, and 2 luxurious Suites. The Garden Café is perfect for informal dining whilst the Oak Restaurant is more classical with views over the gardens and mountains. The Dunloe offers a range of leisure activities including trekking on Haflinger Ponies, indoor swimming pool and indoor tennis court.

Tel: + 353 64 6644111


Earls Court House

This four star hotel is located at the Woodlawn Junction on the Muckross Road. It is a family-run establishment just around a seven-minute walk outside Killarney. The hotel offers traditional country house charm, with open fires and home baking. The rooms have antique furniture and king beds. Several rooms have four poster beds with jacuzzi.

Tel: + 353 64 6634009


The Europe Hotel Resort

Located to the west of Killarney town in the Fossa area this is one of the most popular five star hotels in Ireland. The hotel won the title of Best Resort Hotel 2012 at the National Hospitality Awards and offers world-class facilities and outstanding views. The hotel has 187 Bedrooms including 82 Lakeview rooms, 61 Golfside rooms, 38 Junior suites, 3 one-bedroom suites, 2 penthouse suites and a Presidential Suite. Guests have complimentary access to the ESPA Spa including various pools, relaxation areas and a techno-gym.

Tel: + 353 64 6671300


Failte Hotel

This two star hotel is to be found on College Street in Killarney town centre and is close to all local amenities. The hotel has a bar that is popular with locals and tourists and a restaurant offering Oriental and Mediterranean cuisine.

Tel: + 353 64 6633404


Gleneagle Hotel

This three star hotel is located on the Muckross Road just outside the town. The hotel has 244 guestrooms including doubles, twins and triple bedrooms, family bedrooms, family suites and double suites. There is also a range of four star self-catering apartments containing 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen and family area that can sleep up to five people. This hotel is ideal for family, leisure, activity or entertainment breaks and has a range of restaurants, bars and leisure facilities including a swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness centre and pitch and putt.

Tel: + 353 64 6636000


The Heights Hotel

Located just 1km outside Killarney this three star hotel has 71 bedrooms overlooking the Torc and Mangerton Mountains and Flesk Valley. All rooms have private bathroom with shower, trouser press, iron, hair dryer, complimentary tea and coffee, cable television and direct dial telephone. Two conference rooms including broadband and audiovisual equipment are also available. The Mill Bar offers a Carvery Menu from 12.30 until 2.30 pm and a bar menu is served from 2.30 pm until 9.30 pm. The Mill Restaurant is open daily from 6 pm.

Tel: + 353 6631158


Holiday Inn Killarney

This three star hotel is located on the Muckross Road and has 100 spacious en-suite guestrooms including 24 family suites all designed to international Holiday Inn standards. There is a fully-equipped leisure centre including indoor, heated swimming pool, a restaurant called the Library Point and Saddlers pub that serves food all day.

Tel: + 353 64 6633000


International Hotel

Located in Kenmare Place right in the heart of Killarney, this  three star hotel has 90 guest rooms that blend classical elegance and modern design. There are three categories of rooms including Classic Guestrooms, Superior Guestrooms and Executive Guestrooms. The hotel has two formal restaurants Hanningan’s and the Brewery as well as The Brasserie and The Library which are suitable for casual dining. Leisure facilities include a fully-equipped, air-conditioned gym, private snooker room and a golf simulator.

Tel: + 353 64 6631816


Killarney Avenue Hotel

This four star hotel is to be found right in the centre of Killarney in Kenmare Place. It has 66 deluxe guest rooms spread over 3 floors featuring in-room safe, hair dryer, trouser press, air conditioning, wireless Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial phone and private bathrooms with jacuzzi baths. Druids restaurant offers a mix of classical and local cuisine. The Kenmare Rooms bar has a friendly, country atmosphere, whilst the Avenue Suite and Bar is a popular venue for weddings and other functions with capacity for 300 guests.

Tel: + 353 64 6632522


Killarney Park Hotel

Located between East Avenue and Countess Road this five star hotel stands on its own grounds right in the heart of Killarney. The hotel offers 68 guestrooms made up of  deluxe rooms, junior suites and superior suites. Other facilities include a spa, 20m swimming pool, jacuzzi, outdoor hot-tub, drawing room, library and games room. There is a putting green in the gardens. Dining is available in the Park Restaurant and a daytime menu is available in the Garden Bar.

Tel: + 353 64 6635555


Killarney Plaza Hotel & Spa

This five star hotel can be found in Kenmare Place. Rooms are made up of Classic Rooms, Executive Rooms and Suites. The hotel leisure facilities include a state-of-the-art gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and Sundari Spa. There are three in-house restaurants the Petrus, the Grand Pey and the Plaza Bar and Grill as well as a piano bar. There are three rooms offering conference facilities with capacity up to 250 delegates.

Tel: + 353 64 6621100


Killarney Royal Hotel

This four star boutique hotel is located in College Street. Guestrooms are enhanced with antique furnishings and include complimentary Wi-Fi access, air-conditioning and plasma screen televisions. All rooms are en-suite with large marble bathrooms. Rooms are divided into Royal Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and Junior Suites. Family rooms are also available. The Killarney Royal Bar and Bistro and The Candle Room Restaurant both offer quality dining experiences. The hotel won the IGTOA Boutique Golf Hotel of the Year Award in 2012.

Tel: + 353 64 6631853


Killarney Towers Hotel & Leisure Centre

Located off College Street, this four star hotel is a sister hotel of the Killarney Avenue hotel. The hotel underwent a €10 million refurbishment in 2008 meaning each room offers guests all the modern facilities and conveniences expected from a contemporary four star hotel. The Innisfallen Restaurant provides a mix of international and local cuisine whilst Donoghues Public House offers an extensive bar menu available all day. The Killarney Towers Hotel Leisure Club includes a modern gym, 15m swimming pool, sauna, steam room and whirlpool.

Tel: + 353 64 6631038


Killeen House Hotel

This three star hotel is located some 10 minutes by car to the west of Killarney town off the N72 in Aghadoe. The hotel has 23 guest rooms, 8 of which are described as deluxe. Food is available in Rozzers Restaurant and there is also the Golf Pub within the hotel.

Tel: + 353 64 6631711


Lake Hotel

Situated on the shore of Lough Lein, Killarney’s lower lake, on the Muckross Road south of the town, this four star hotel enjoys a truely beautiful setting. Guests are spoiled for choice of guest rooms at the Lake Hotel including the Woodland View, Superior Lake View, Deluxe Lake View, Four Poster Lake View, Master Deluxe Lakeview and Roman Rooms. Guests can dine in the grand Castlelough Restaurant or earlier in the day they can enjoy afternoon tea in the Piano Lounge. Lunches are available in the Sun Lounge and there is a bar called the Devil’s Punch Bowl. Leisure facilities include outdoor hot tub with views of the lake and mountains, sauna, steam room, gym, floodlit tennis court, treatment rooms and a free library.

Tel: + 353 64 6631035


Lough Lein Country House Hotel

This four star hotel can be found on the Old Golf Course Road in the Fossa area west of Killarney on the N72 road. The hotel is a secluded country house with views over Lough Lein and the Macgillicuddy Reeks mountains. The emphasis is on friendly and personal service. There is a residents lounge and Legends Restaurant.

Tel: + 353 64 6631260


The Malton

This four star hotel is one of the longest established hotels in Killarney. Set in a beautiful Victorian building the hotel first opened its doors in 1854 and although it is in the centre of Killarney, just off East Avenue, it is on six acres of private grounds. There is a wide choice of guestrooms to meet the varying needs of the guests including Classic Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites an Ambassador suite and The Kennedy Suite. The principal restaurant is called The Garden Room and hosts breakfast and dinner every day. The Middle Lake Room and Gallery Room Restaurant can be reserved for private dining as well as special functions and there is an in-house bakery. The hotel also has a conference centre.

Tel: +353 64 6638000


Muckross Park Hotel & Cloisters Spa

This five star hotel is situated just south of Killarney town along the N71 road in the Muckross area. A range of guest rooms is available including Single, Double and Twin Deluxe, two luxury Belfry Suites and two historical suites called the Innisfallen and George Bernard Shaw. The hotel also has a range of serviced, self-catering apartments suitable for four adults or two adults and three children. Monks Bar offers an extensive cocktail menu, whilst Molly Darcy’s Traditional Irish Pub gives guests a traditional flavour of Kerry. The monastic theme in the luxury Cloisters Spa provides a superb environment for relaxation.

Tel: +353 64 6623400


Randles Court Hotel

A four star establishment this hotel is located on the Muckross Road just five minutes walk form Killarney town centre. This family run hotel dating back to 1906 offers all the charm and elegance of a country house and has been tastefully restored. Guests may choose from a range of accommodation including Deluxe Rooms, Signature King Rooms and Junior Suites. Dining is available in The Court Restaurant or Checkers offering a contrast in atmosphere and style. Private dining is also available in the Fermoy Suite, Checkers Restaurant and The Conservatory. There is a Leisure Club including a 20m indoor pool, steam room, sauna and Zen Day Spa.

Tel: + 353 64 6635333


The Ross

Located right in Killarney town centre on Kenmare Place, the Ross is a four star boutique hotel. A sister hotel of the Killarney Park, the Ross hotel offers a range of accommodation made up of deluxe rooms and suites. Eating and drinking options are available in The Lane Café Bar, Cellar One Restaurant and hotel lounge. Guests at The Ross can take advantage of the leisure facilites and spa at The Killarney Park.

Tel: + 353 64 6631855


Scotts Hotel

Located right in Killarney town centre on Scotts Street this three star hotel has 120 bedrooms consisting of standard double rooms, family rooms, deluxe suites and self-catering apartments. A range of dining options is available in the Courtyard Restaurant and Scotts Bar. The residents lounge and The Snug are also available for enjoying a relaxing drink, whilst entertainment is provided in The Courtyard.

Tel: + 353 64 6631060


Victoria House Hotel

Located on the Muckross Road this three star boutique hotel has 35 guestrooms comprising of Superior Standard Rooms and Deluxe Rooms containing all the contemporary amenities one would expect. Dining is available at the Victoria Restaurant and the Ivy Rooms Bar offers a wide range of drinks in a stylish and charming atmosphere.

Tel: + 353 64 6635430