The 10 BEST hotels in Killarney, Ireland

For those looking for accommodation in the Kingdom’s crown jewel, you will be overjoyed with the wide range and great quality that the best hotels in Killarney have to offer.

The 10 BEST hotels in Killarney, Ireland

Killarney was initially settled by monks in the 7th century and it has since developed and grown into a thriving town which also happens to be one of Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations. 

Killarney is situated in beautiful surroundings and is full of things to do, from dining in delicious restaurants to taking relaxing strolls in nature and from driving on the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way to enjoying the electric nightlife. 

Besides Dublin, Killarney has more hotel beds available than any other Irish town or city so there is certainly no shortage of places to stay for a weary traveller. In this article, we will list what we believe to be the 10 best hotels in Killarney to stay in when visiting.

10. Killarney Lodge Guesthouse – a charming guesthouse

The Killarney Lodge Guesthouse kicks off our list of the best hotels in Killarney.
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Killarney Lodge Guesthouse is a quaint and charming family-run bed & breakfast which is located near Killarney National Park. The owner of the guesthouse Catherine Treacy is an avid walker who will happily advise guests on the best walks to partake in the area.

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AddressCountess Rd, Dromhale, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

9. Killarney Royal Hotel – one of the best hotels in Killarney

Killarney Royal Hotel – one of the best hotels in Killarney
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Killarney Royal Hotel is a stylish hotel that is perfectly located in the heart of Killarney town. Its location makes it a great launch point to enjoy everything the town has to offer.

Prices: from €199 per night

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AddressCollege St, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 XC90, Ireland

8. Randles Hotel – a luxurious hotel

Randles Hotel – a luxurious hotel in Killarney, Ireland.
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Randles Hotel is a luxurious hotel which has traditional-style rooms that contain selections of antiques with chintz fabrics. The hotel also contains a great restaurant and a spa which is perfect for soothing any aches you may have after having a fun activity-filled day.

Prices: from €174 per night

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AddressMuckross Rd, Dromhale, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 N264, Ireland

7. Cahernane House Hotel – a grand country hotel

The Cahernane House is another of the best hotels in Killarney.
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Cahernane House Hotel is a grand and luxurious hotel which sits on the edge of the renowned Killarney National Park. The hotel contains a relaxing atmosphere and is perfect for business functions and weddings.

Prices: from €249 per night

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AddressMuckross Rd, Cahernane, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 E78W, Ireland

6. Victoria House Hotel – a smart and stylish stay

Victoria House Hotel – a smart and stylish stay in one of the best hotels in Killarney.
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Victoria House Hotel is a family-run hotel which contains stylish individually-dressed guestrooms that are comfortable and contain a smart contemporary interior design. The hotel also contains an award-winning restaurant to enjoy some fine dining in.

Prices: from €175 per night

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AddressMuckross Rd, Poulnamuck, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 K0FE, Ireland

5. Brehon Hotel – a relaxing experience

Brehon Hotel – a relaxing experience in one of the best hotels in Killarney.
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The Brehon Hotel is a smart new hotel that has been modelled on the famous Muckross House and has one of, if not the best, spas in all of Killarney in their Angsana Spa where one can enjoy relaxing massages by talented Thai masseuses.

Prices: from €224 per night

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AddressMuckross Rd, Poulnamuck, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

4. Muckross Park Hotel & Cloisters Spa – perfect launch point for exploring Kerry

Muckross Park Hotel & Cloisters Spa – perfect launch point for exploring Kerry
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Muckross Park Hotel & Cloisters Spa is located opposite the Muckross House & Gardens which makes it perfect for those wishing to explore its grounds and to do other activities in the surrounding area such as the breathtaking Ring of Kerry. 

To top it off, the hotel boasts the amazing Cloisters Spa which will make you feel relaxed and reenergized.

Prices: from €144 per night

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AddressMuckross Rd, Muckross Dr, Killegy Lower, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 NH5W, Ireland

3. Great Southern Killarney – for the ultimate dining experience

Great Southern Killarney – for the ultimate dining experience in one of the best hotels in Killarney.
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The Great Southern Killarney hotel has a lot going in its favour. Besides being perfectly located in the town centre, it can also proudly claim to have one of the best restaurants in Ireland. Dining at the Garden Room Restaurant is a must for anyone visiting Killarney.

Prices: from €229 per night

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AddressTown Centre, Avenue, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 R866, Ireland

2. Aghadoe Heights – a hotel surrounded by beauty

Aghadoe Heights – a hotel surrounded by beauty
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Aghadoe Heights is a five-star hotel which overlooks the beautiful Lough Leane. The hotel contains fancy rooms which have stunningly impressive views of the surrounding landscape.

Besides the great views, there is also a modern spa, excellent cuisine and a trendy bar to enjoy.

Prices: from €296 per night

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AddressLakes of Killarney, Nunstown, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 DH59, Ireland

1. Killarney Park Hotel – a five-star experience

Killarney Park Hotel – a five-star experience in the best hotel in Killarney.
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Number one on our list of the 10 best hotels in Killarney is the Killarney Park Hotel which is a luxurious property that offers visitors a five-star experience.

It has traditionally styled rooms with large sash windows which allow you to look out on the town. Visitors will also have a spa and indoor swimming pool to enjoy. 

Prices: from €330 per night

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AddressTown Centre, East Ave, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 CF30, Ireland

That concludes our list of what we believe to be the 10 best hotels in Killarney to stay in when on holidays. Have you been to Killarney? If so, have you stayed in any of these hotels?

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Conor Wickham is a writer from County Wexford with a keen interest in discovering everything Ireland has to offer. From sleeping in tree houses in the Ox Mountains to staying in shepherd huts in Donegal, Conor has experienced it. With a degree in Marketing & Advertising with Online Media, Conor has used his love of writing to guide his career path and has worked as a Website Content Writer/SEO Specialist in the past. When not exploring Ireland and finding out its secrets, Conor can usually be found hiking or working on his long awaited (long awaited by him at least!) supernatural thriller novel series.