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Abbey Gate Hotel
Maine Street
Tralee Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C16)

An elegant 3-star hotel opened in 1994, ideally located in the centre of Tralee town, and close to the famous Lakes of Killarney, Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula.

Accommodation: There are 100 luxury bedrooms, spacious and tastefully designed, all with satellite TV, direct dial phone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.
Room service is available to guests 24 hours a day.

Bar & Restaurant: The Old Market Place Pub is in the traditional style with snugs, open fireplace, natural wood and stone. Lunch is also served daily from 12.30 - 2.30pm.
The new and improved Bistro Marché offers an extensive menu from 6.30 pm to 9.45pm every evening.
Toscana Ristorante Italiano, next door to the hotel, is run independently from the hotel; open from 6 - 10pm, Tuesday to Sunday. Great Italian food in a relaxing atmosphere.

Facilities & Services: A Conference Hall, the Lee Room, can now cater for up to 500 people theatre-style, while the Board Room and the O'Connor Room can cater for smaller business gatherings.

Location: Ideal location in the centre of Tralee town, as well as its close proximity to the Lakes of Killarney, the Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula.

How to get there: Located in Tralee town centre, 10 miles from Kerry airport, 75 miles from Cork, 75 miles from Shannon.
Take the N21/22 straight into Tralee town centre.

Brookhaven House
New Line Road
Co. Kerry (Map southwest - A18)

Luxury 4-star Guesthouse on the Ring of Kerry, overlooking Waterville Golf course and just minutes from the sea.

Accommodation: Bedrooms are all en suite, comfortable and tastefully decorated, available in Twin, Double and Triple options. All rooms have tv, direct-dial phone, hairdryer, tea/coffee tray.

Dining: Breakfast - extensive menu including traditional full Irish breakfast, selection of fresh home baked breads & scones.
Evening meals are not provided, but there are several local restaurants & pubs.

Location: Located in County Kerry near the village of Waterville, overlooking Waterville Golf club and just a few minutes from the sea.

Awards & Memberships: Irish Tourist Board Approved
AA 4-Diamond Guesthouse
Irish Golf Tour Operators (IGTOA)

- minutes from blue-flag sandy beaches
- minutes from the world-renowned Waterville Golf course.
- ideal for hill walking, rock climbing & cycling, fishing & boat trips
- Skellig Islands - Puffins, 7th century Beehive huts. Boat trips daily.
- Golf:The Waterville Championship course is world renowned, ranked among the top 5 courses in Ireland and top 20 courses in the world. The club house features a bar & restaurant, in addition to a pro shop.
Other Championship courses nearby in Killarney, Tralee and Ballybunion.

Castlerosse Hotel
Lakes of Killarney
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

The Castlerosse Hotel, situated on its own 9 hole Golf course overlooking the lower lake, enjoys one of the best and most scenic location on the Lakes of Killarney. Just a mile from Killarney town centre, and next to the Killarney Golf & Fishing club, and the National Park.

Accommodation: 120 ensuite bedrooms, all ensuite with multi-channel T.V. direct dial phone, tea and coffee making facility. The Hotel has a number of bedrooms suitable for wheelchair access and less able bodied guests.

Bar & Restaurant: Mulligans traditional pub overlooks the golf course and Lower Lake. Pub menu and snack service available 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm each day. Popular evening venue with live entertainment most nights.
Panoramic Restaurant which overlooks the Lower Lake and has magnificent views of the Magillicuddy Reeks, Irelands highest mountain range. Buffet breakfast is served here each morning 7.30 – 10.00 while dinner service is from 6.30 to 9.00 pm.

Facilities: Facilties include full Leisure & Fitness centre with 20m pool, jacuzzi, sauna.
Tennis is provided at 2 floodlit tennis courts.
Horseriding at the famous riding stables run by the O’Sullivan family, located just a 10 minute walk from the Castlerosse Hotel.
Bicyle Hire Direct access to the National Park provides completely safe and scenically splendid routes.
Castle Rangers Fun Camp for Kids Fun camp for children 5 years or more operates during July, August and at Bank Holiday Weekends and mid term breaks with Pool Games, Swimming Lessons, Tennis, Football, Treasure Hunts, Quiz Time, Videos and Talent Shows. Supervised early meals and playtime up to 9.00pm.

Golf: The hotel's own 9-hole course commands majestic views of Lough Leane, Killarney’s lower lake and the Magillicuddys, 9 fully irrigated USGA standard greens plus a practice green. 10% discount for hotel residents.
Adjoins Killarney Golf & Fishing Club on one side and the National Park on the other

How to get there: From Killarney town take the N72 for Killorglin/Ring of Kerry. The hotel is 1 mile from the town on the left.

Nearby: Muckross House & Gardens
Torc Waterfall
Ladies View
Ross Castle
Boat Trip on the Lakes
Inisfallen Island
Gap of Dunloe
Aghadoe View
Jaunting Car Ride through the National park.

Derrynane Hotel
Ring of Kerry
Co. Kerry (Map southwest - B18)

Derrynane Hotel is in the Ring of Kerry, literally surrounded by great sea and mountain views. Great place for touring Kerry or just taking a break, with own restaurant, seaweed treatment, gym, outdoor pool.

Accommodation: There are 70 ensuite bedrooms with great sea & mountain views. Bedrooms are spacious and can accomodate up to 2 adults and 3 children - reduced B&B rates for children. Child Rates: Up to 3 children up to age 16 can also stay in the room with parent(s), at the following rates, including breakfast: Euro19 per child per night Apr, May, Jun & Sep or Euro25 per child per night Jul & Aug.
Please specify number of children in Special Requests box below and the hotel will reply to you to confirm all details.

Bar & Restaurant: Egon Ronay-recommended restaurant

Facilities & Services:
- Heated outdoor swimming pool
- Fully-equipped gym; sauna, steam room
- Seaweed treatment room

Location: Located right on the Ring of Kerry route, on the coast at Caherdaniel, a short drive from Kerry International Airport. Between Sneem and Watervile on the N70.

Nearby: Ring of Kerry - Lakes of Killarney, nature walks, Kerry beaches, Gaeltacht villages.
Waterville Championship Golf course designed by Ray Floyd - one of the European Championship golf courses.

Awards & Memberships: Restaurant recommended by Egon Ronay, Georgina Campbell's Jameson Guide and the Charles Ackerman Guide.

Gleneagle River Apartments
Muckross Road
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

Luxurious two-bedroomed holiday apartments opened in April 2003, the Gleneagle River Apartments are located 300 metres from The Gleneagle Hotel. You can avail of complimentary access to the Hotel's extensive leisure facilities, and get discounts to most concerts.

Accommodation: Each Spacious apartment is designed to a 4-star standard, to accommodate up to 5 people, comprises of 2 double bedrooms and two bathrooms, the master bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom. The open plan living areas contain a coal effect electronically boosted fireplace, high ceilings and comfortably appointed furniture. Apartment facilities include:
- Kitchen facility - Refrigerator, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Microwave, Toaster, Fan Assisted Oven & Hob.
- Large television with multi channel TV
- Direct dial telephone
- Iron & Ironing board
- Cot & Highchair available upon request
- Linen & Towels supplied - maid service also available

Bars and Restaurants: As well as the nearby Killarney town, you can avail of the extensive bar & restaurants at the Gleneagle Hotel, which include:
- Three restaurants with award-winning Chefs - The Flesk, O'D's Chestnut Tree Restaurant, The Argyll Bistro.
- O'D's Chestnut Tree Bar and over 25's Night Club,
- Green Room Residents Bar.

Entertainment: You can get discounts to most entertainment at The Gleneagle Hotel. Evening entertainment and concerts are run all year round, including:
June - Phil Coulter & Company: Sharon Shannon, The Dubliners, Rebecca Storm.
Once-off concerts in July - Jóse Carreras, Juliet Turner, Tommy Fleming, Mary Black.
July-Aug - World famous Gleneagle Summer Cabaret with well known names like Joe Dolan, the Wolfetones, Brendan Shine.

Facilities and services: Rates include:
Welcome Pack on arrival (milk, tea coffee, cereal, bread).
Discount to most entertainment in the INEC and Gleneagle Hotel
Complimentary use of the extensive Gleneagle Hotel Leisure Facilities:
- Aquila Leisure Centre, with gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam, jacuzzi
- Aquila Hair & Beauty salon,
- Miracle Children's Activity Centre & Creche,
- Squash, Tennis, Pitch & Putt, Soccer.

How to get there: The Gleneagle River Apartments are located approximately 300 metres from the Gleneagle Hotel and are located 1 mile outside Killarney town on the N71 - Muckross road.
Check-in is at the Gleneagle Hotel.

Nearby: Ring of Kerry, Lakes of Killarney & Killarney National Park, Gap of Dunloe, several Championship Golf courses, hill walking (The Kerry Way), cycling, Muckross House & Gardens, Dingle, Slea head...

Deposits, Cancellations:

Deposits are required to secure your booking as follows:
(1) An initial non-refundable deposit is required now to complete your booking.
(2) An additional non-refundable deposit of EUR 100 is payable within 7 days of completion of your booking.
Cancellations must be made directly to Gleneagle River Apartments AT LEAST 7 DAYS before your expected arrival.

Holiday Inn Killarney
Muckross Road
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

The Holiday Inn Killarney enjoys a quiet but central location just outside Killarney town with spacious bedrooms, restaurant, bar, evening entertainment, Leisure Centre with pool, Children's playroom.

Accommodation: There are 76 spacious ensuite bedrooms and 24 superior suites, all with large en-suite bathrooms. All rooms are tastefully decorated and facilities include Multi-channel remote control TV, radio, direct-dial Phone, trouser press (suites only), Iron & Ironing Board, hairdryer, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Data Ports & ISDN lines. The Superior Suites are spacious, with separate living room, giving a 'home away from home' feel.

Facilities & Services: Leisure centre, with 12metre swimming pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, gymnasium. There is a Children's playroom, supervised at weekends

Bar & Restaurant: The Library Point Restaurant provides a new menu each evening. Sample Dishes include Atlantic seafood terrine, seafood chowder, traditional Irish Beef & Guinness stew, poached Salmon & prawns, Baileys Cream cheesecake.
Breakfast is available from 7:30am - 10.30am midweek and from 7:30am - 11.30am at weekends. Dinner is served from 6pm to 9.30pm. Reservations are recommended.
Saddlers Bar provides a cosy atmosphere with large open fires. There is live music nightly during the season and at weekends throughout the year. Bar food menu is served until 9:30pm daily. All major sporting events are screened on big-screen TV.

Location: Just outside Killarney town: Take the N22 to Killarney. Once in the town centre, take the first exit off the Cinema roundabout onto the Muckross road. The hotel is half a kilometre outside the town centre on the right hand side.

Nearby: Local Golf courses include Killarney Golf & Fishing Club with 3 Championship courses; Ring of Kerry Golf Club, Ballybunion Golf club.
Tours of Killarney lakes & Iveragh Peninsula; Boat trips and water activities; walking & hiking.

Kenmare Bay Hotel
Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C18)

The hotel has panoramic views of the Kerry mountains to the west and of the Caha mountains to the east. Set in 6 acres of landscaped gardens which are home to a family of peacocks, and just a short walk from the bustle of Kenmare town.

Accommodation: All 136 guest bedrooms are bright and spacious with multi-channel TV, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, complementary tea/coffee tray. The Hotel also offers smoking/non-smoking, family, disabled and executive rooms.

Bar & Restaurant:
Hazelwood Restaurant - contemporary & stylish, uses best of local produce - Kerry Lamb & Beef, Kenmare Bay Sole, Prawns and Seatrout.
Rathanna bar, also serves lunchtime carvery. Warm, cosy atmosphere, traditional entertainment.

Facilities & Services:
Weddings in the Gortamullen suite
Conference and banquetting facilities in ballroom and 3 multi-purpose meeting rooms

Location: The hotel is located just outside Kenmare town, on the Killarney road. Kenmare is beautifully situated on the Kenmare River between the Ring of Kerry and the Beara Peninsula and visitors to the area can enjoy the challenge of Ireland's finest Golf courses.

How to get there: From Dublin: Distance: 336km . Take the N7 from Dublin to Portlaoise, N8 to Michelstown, N73 to Mallow, N72 to Killarney, N71 to Kenmare.
From Cork:Distance: 96km. Take the N22 out of Cork, turn off onto the R569 to Kenmare approx 15km after Ballyvourney.
From Shannon:Distance: 176km. From Limerick city take the N21 for Killarney and then the N71 to Kenmare.
On arriving in Kenmare from Killarney, the Hotel situated on your right across from the Esso service station.
On arriving in Kenmare from the R569 continue straight into the town. On reaching the top of Henry Street (Quills Woollen Mills in front) turn left and follow the road out of the square. The Kenmare Bay Hotel is situated on your left across from the Esso service station.

Awards & Memberships:
Bord Failte 3-star approved.
Member of Lee Hotels, a family owned group of modern 3-star hotels in Ireland.

Loch Lein Country House Hotel
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

A secluded Country House on the shores of Loch Lein with magnificent uninterrupted views over Killarney's famous Lower Lake and The Macgillicuddy Reeks - the ideal location to explore and experience the Kerry landscape, National Parks & world renowned Golf courses. The hotel's emphasis is on friendly personal service and high standards of food and accommodation.

Accommodation: Spacious, non-smoking bedrooms have many thoughtful touches to enhance a comfortable and relaxing stay.

Dining: Enjoy a pre- dinner drink in the residents lounge, whilst choosing from the daily menu of modern Irish cuisine in Legends Restaurant. A friendly and informal atmosphere prevails at Loch Lein Country House Hotel putting you at ease from the moment you arrive. Allow yourself to indulge in deep-cushioned comfort with views across The Lakes of Killarney.

Location: Just outside Fossa village on the Ring of Kerry road, 3 miles from Killarney town.

How to get there: Proceed from Killarney on the Main Ring of Kerry Road (N72) to Fossa village, 3 miles from Killarney. After passing Fossa church, take a left turn at Macken Gift Shop. Loch Lein Country House Hotel is 100 metres on the right hand side.

Nearby: You can enjoy Golf, Anlging, Cycling, Walking & Hill Climbing, Boating, or simply touring through Kerry.
Golf: Local renowned clubs include Ballybunion, Beaufort, Dingle, Dooks, Killarney Golf & Fishing, Ring of Kerry, Tralee & Waterville. The hotel provides the following facilities: Drying Room, Transport if desired, Tailored Itineraries, Early Breakfast or Brunch.
Angling: Salmon and trout fishing on The Lakes of Killarney, the river Flesk and the river Laune. Fishing is free on all The Killarney lakes (except Kilbrean). Permits are necessary for fishing in the rivers. A licence is required for salmon fishing. Sea angling in Dingle, Cahirciveen, Valentia.
Cycling & Touring: Whether cycling or driving, there are many beauty spots within The Killarney Valley, e.g. Gap of Dunloe, The National Park, Ross Castle, Muckross House and Gardens. A limited number of bicycles are available free of charge from reception.
Boating: Row boats are available for hire, with or without a boatman at Muckross boathouse or at Ross Castle. There are numerous trips available. All weather cruises depart Ross Castle regularly on lake tours.

Quality Hotel Killarney Ryan
Cork Road
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

Located outside Killarney town in the Ring of Kerry with Championship Golf available nearby, the Quality Hotel Killarney Ryan is a family-friendly hotel where children are especially well catered for, but adults are not forgotten either, with Leisure facilities, Bar, Restaurants & evening entertainment.

Accommodation: The Family rooms accommodate 2 adults and 2 - 3 children. All rooms have direct dial telephone, hairdryer, garment press, T.V. and tea/coffee facilities.  

Child Rates: Up to 3 children up to age 16 can be accommodated in the Family rooms, at the following rates:
Euro30(age 3-10) or Euro40 (age 11-16) per child per night, including Breakfast, and Friendly Fellows Kids camp when available.
- OR -
Euro35(age 3-10) or Euro45 (age 11-16) per child per night, including Breakfast & Dinner, and Friendly Fellows Kids camp when available.

Bar & Restaurant: Breakfast is served until 11am each day; Dinner from 5.30 -10pm in the Ross and Herbert Rooms. 
Relax in the comfortable Lobby bar, light meals served from 12 noon - 9pm.  Entertainment each evening in the hotel. 

Facilities & Services: Children are especially well catered for, with the Friendly Fellows programme which runs during weekends and school holidays. Younger children can enjoy Creche facilities during weekends and school holidays.
The fully equipped Creche kitchen offers  bottle making facilities, kettles, fridge, freezer, microwave, bottle warmers; Baby changing facility also available.

Leisure facilities include an 18m swimming pool, with children's pool and toddler pool; saunas, steam room and jacuzzi.   

Location: The hotel is located 2km from town centre, eastern side of town, on N22.

Nearby: The Ring of Kerry, Ireand's most famous beauty spot; Killarney National Park.
Several Championship Golf courses in the area.
River & lake fishing; horse riding, hill walking & mountaineering.

July 2004: The hotel is currently undergoing an extension programme whilst this does not affect the main building and guest bedrooms, there may be an element of noise during the hours,Monday to Friday 8am -6pm and 8am -1pm on Saturday.

Also Please Note that the Quality Killarney Ryan wlll be Closed for refurbishment from November 04 until March 05.

The Brehon Hotel
Muckross Road
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

Just outside Killarney, opposite the Killarney National Park, all rooms have excellent views.

Accommodation: Each of the 125 bedrooms have been designed to the highest standard. There are Suites, Superior and Delux rooms. Bedroom facilities include: individual air conditioning, separate bath & walk-in shower, in room safe, iron Ironing board & trousers press, Multi-channel tv, panoramic views.

Bars & Restaurants: A range of dining options from speciality seafood & fine dining to contemporary bistro & bar food choices.

Facilities & Services:
- Angsana Spa - state of the art haven of peace & tranquility.
- Individually designed meeting rooms of varying capacities.

How to get there: The Brehon hotel is located on the Muckross road (N71) approx. 1km from Killarney town on the left hand side.
From Cork take the N22 to Killarney then follow the signs for the N71.
From Kerry Airport ,take the N22 to Killarney the follow signs for the N71.

Nearby: Killarney National Park - 25,000 acres of mountain and woodland.

The Gleneagle Hotel
Muckross Road
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

Established in 1957 by the O'Donoghue family, the Gleneagle Hotel is located just outside Killarney town on the Ring of Kerry, with Leisure Centre & Beauty salon, Children's Activity Centre, choice of restaurants, bistro, bars, great choice of evening entertainment.

Accommodation: The hotel has 250 bedrooms, many with views of the National Park; all ensuite with tv, phone, hairdryer. There are Single, Double, Twin, Triple, Family rooms & Suites.

Bars & Restaurants:There are 3 restaurants with award-winning Chefs - The Flesk, O'D's Chestnut Tree Restaurant, The Argyll Bistro
- O'D's Chestnut Tree Bar and over 25's Night Club,
- Green Room Residents Bar.

Entertainment: Th Gleneagle provides entertainment all year round, including:
June - Phil Coulter & Company: Sharon Shannon, The Dubliners, Rebecca Storm.
Once-off concerts in July - Jóse Carreras, Juliet Turner, Tommy Fleming, Mary Black.
July-Aug - World famous Gleneagle Summer Cabaret with well known names like Joe Dolan, the Wolfetones, Brendan Shine

Facilities and services: A welcoming and friendly hotel, facilities include:
- Aquila Leisure Centre, with spacious, air conditioned gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam, jacuzzi
- Aquila Hair & Beauty salon,
- Miracle Children's Activity Centre & Creche,
- Squas, Tennis, Pitch & Putt, Soccer
- O'Donoghues Gift Shop,
- 2 function rooms.

Additional facilities include 24-hour porter service, Courtesy Shuttle Bus to and from the train station, Killarney town, and Ross castle.

How to get there: The Gleneagle is located one mile outside Killarney town, on the N71 - Muckross road, adjacent to the 25,000 acre National Park.

Nearby: Ring of Kerry, Lakes of Killarney & Killarney National Park, several Championship Golf courses, hill walking, cycling...

The Grand Hotel Tralee
Denny Street
Tralee Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C16)

Located in the heart of Tralee town, The Grand Hotel dates from 1928 and was built on the site of Tralee Castle which was demolished in the 19th century.

Accommodation: There are 40 bedrooms, nicely furnished with bathroom/shower ensuite, multi-channel tv, radio, direct-dial phone, hairdryer, tea/coffee tray. Facilities on request include iron, trouser press, baby-stting facilities, early breakfast.

Bar & Restaurant: Samuel Restaurant is open daily for lunch & dinner. A La Carte and 4-course Table D'Hote Menu are provided each evening.
The Pikeman Bar is named after the Pikeman Statue (Croppy Boy) just outside the hotel on the main street. It's an old-fashioned pub which used to be the local post-office and stil retains the old leaded glass, open fireplaces and wood-panelled walls. Bar food is served until 9:30pm, after which the Traditional Irish Music Session starts.

Location: Located in Tralee town cetre, 10 miles from Kerry airport, 75 miles from Cork, 75 miles from Shannon.
Take the N21/22 straight into Tralee town centre. At AIB Bank, turn left into Denny Street. The hotel is the second building on the left directly opposite The Pikeman statue.

Nearby: There are 4 Championship Golf courses in the area, Tralee Golf Club, Waterville, Killarney Golf course and Ballybunion.
Tralee is the perfect base for touring Kerry, including the Ring of Kerry & Killarney lakes.
Tralee town hosts Siamsa Tire (nightly folk theatre entertainment), Kerry the Kingdom museum, Aquadome (indoor waterworld with pool, sauna, steam).

Tralee Town Centre Apartments
Maine Street
Tralee Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C16)

Situated in the old market area on Maine St, the area is quiet and yet convenient for the town's shops & amenities. There is a choice of Standard and Superior Apartments.

Accommodation: All the apartments are spacious, tastefully designed and furnished to a high standard

Standard Apartments: A 3-bedroom apartment for 5-6 people, with 1 Double room and 3 Single rooms, all ensuite. An extra Camp Bed (suitable for a child under 12 years) may be requested for an additional Euro 7.00.

Superior Apartments: A 4-bedroom apartment for 6-7 people, with 2 Double rooms and 2 Single rooms, all ensuite. An extra Camp Bed (suitable for a child under 12 years) may be requested for an additional Euro 7.00.

All Apartments have Kitchen with oven/hob, fridge, microwave, crockery & utensils; Dining/living room with TV.
The Superior Apartments also have a dishwasher.
The Apartments are heated with Gold Shield Electric Heating.
Bed linen, towels, iron and ironing board are supplied. Rate includes linen & towels, does not include heating/electricity.

Facilities & Services:
Cots and high chairs are available on request; there is a charge of Euro7.00 for a cot.
Laundry facilities are available in the complex at an additional charge.
Parking is available on-site.
Bed linen, towels, iron and ironing board supplied.
Rate includes linen & towels, does not include heating/electricity.

How to get there: On the approach road into Tralee, pass McDonalds on LHS,at the roundabout immediately after, drive straight through following sign post for town centre. Continue straight on to town centre, past Bank of Ireland on LHS, at small stone roundabout immediately after Bank, turn right on roundabout onto Ashe St. Continue half-way up Ashe St, passing Court House on LHS, take left turn and follow road around pass the Abbeygate Hotel. Tralee Town Centre Apartments are located on the RHS and the Reception/Office is on LHS on ground floor of multi-storey car park.

An initial non-refundable deposit is require to complete your booking.
An additional Euro100 booking deposit will be deducted from your credit card after confirmation of booking.
A refundable Damage deposit of Euro80 is payable on arrival. The electricity/heating bill is payable on departure.

Cancellations should be made directly with Tralee Town Centre Apartments at least 72 hours prior to arrival. If you fail to do so, the booking deposit of Euro100 paid will be retained by Tralee Town Centre Apartments. Where an advance deposit/booking fee has been paid, this is non-refundable.

Ballygarry House Hotel
Killarney Road
Tralee Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C16)

A family-run 4-star hotel just outside Tralee town in County Kerry, Ballygarry House is an elegant hotel set in 6 acres of mature gardens at the foot of the Kerry mountains. Perfect location for the best of Kerry's golf courses.

Accommodation:Bedrooms are spacious, individually designed with antique furnishings, and elegant bathrooms ensuite. Room facilities include satellite tv, guest security box, full turndown service, fluffy bathrobes, slippers, mineral water & toiletries.
The Suites also have separate seating area, spacious ensuite bathroom, fruit and champagne snipe.

Facilities:The hotel restaurant is renowned for outstanding food and service, with imaginative menus and extensive cellar.
The Drawing Room, Library and the Gardens can all be enjoyed by guests.

Nearby:Nearby attractions include several excellent Golf courses, angling, hiking, shooting and cycling, Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula, Muckross House.

Clarion Randles Court Hotel
Muckross Road
Killarney Co Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

Member of Choice Hotels Ireland and Clarion Hotels, Randles Court Hotel is located in the famously scenic Killarney region. Converted from a family residence to a 40-room hotel, a warm and welcoming atmosphere is maintained, with persian rugs and log fires.

Accommodation: Bedrooms are spacious and very well-furnished, with satellite tv, radio, phone, hairdryer.

Bar & Restaurant: Checkers Restaurant presents seafood as a speciality.

Facilities & Services: The new Leisure Centre features a 17-metre swimming pool, fully equipped fitness suite, sauna, steam room and Beauty salon.
Other facilities include 24-hour room service, private car parking, Lift, Wheelchair access

Location: Just outside Killarney town: Take N2 to Killarney town centre. Drive through town centre along the Kenmare-Muckross Road. Hotel is located on left.

Things to Do: Ring of Kerry, Lakes of Killarney & Killarney National Park, several Championship Golf courses, hill walking, cycling...

Comfort Inn Tralee
Castle Street
Tralee Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C16)

Member of Choice Hotels Ireland and Comfort Hotels, Comfort Inn Tralee (formerly Benners Hotel) is a busy hotel in Tralee town centre.

Facilities include spacious ensuite bedrooms, traditional Irish restaurant, traditional pub with Irish music most nights, adjoining nightclub. ( Please note that there is live entertainment and a nightclub at the weekends and so it can get noisy! )

Bedrooms are ensuite, with satellite TV, phone, hairdryer, trouser press, tea/coffee facilities.

The ideal base for touring Ring of Kerry, Killarney Lakes and Dingle; several golf courses nearby.

Kids Stay Free: Up to 2 children under the age of 12 can stay free in the room, but must pay for all meals. This is dependent on the availability of Family rooms. When you make your booking, specify number and ages of children and the hotel will reply to you to confirm all details.

Please note: Due to the nightclub at the hotel every Friday and Saturday night, there is no guest car parking available on these days, however there is a public car park right next door to the hotel.

Killarney Court Hotel
Tralee Road
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

The Killarney Court is located just outside Killarney town on the road to Tralee. It is 15 km from Kerry International Airport and it's close to 3 world-famous golf courses.

Accommodation: With 100 ensuite bedrooms, facilities include satellite tv, video, direct-dial phone, hairdryer, ironing facilities, tea/coffee tray. Room service available 24 hours.

Bar & Restaurant: Local musicians play at the olde world McGillicuddy's Pub, which also provides a daily Carvery and evening Bar Food. Seasons Restaurant provides nightly Table dHote and A La Carte menus in a comfortable atmosphere.

Facilities & Services: The private Leisure Suite has Gym, jacuzzi and steam room.
Conference rooms, secretarial services.

Things to Do: Killarney National Park and lakes, Ring of Kerry, Gap of Dunloe, Muckross House, Torc Waterfall.
Several Golf courses in the area including Killarney Golf Club, Lackabane, Killeen, Mahony's Point.
Horse riding, fishing, walking, hiking.

Lythwood Cottage
Bay of Kenmare
Sneem Co. Kerry (Map southwest - B18)

Lythwood is a 150-year old stone cottage situated in the most spectacular part of the Ring of Kerry, looking out over Kenmare Bay.

This is a 2-bedroom self-catering cottage for 4 people . Charming and quiet, with an open fire and a spring-sourced water supply, the cottage has bathroom with shower, kitchen (all mod cons plus toaster, sandwich maker, microwave, coffee bodum, cooker and fridge), entrance hall and living room, with facilities including central heating, washing machine, dryer, tv; bed linen is provided. This is a No-smoking cottage, and pets are not allowed.

The water supply is spring sourced with a modern purification plant ensuring absolute standards of purity. Laundry Service available on site to save you the hassle.
• Central heating
• Open fire
• TV
• Sky TV
• Washing machine
• Dryer
• Microwave
• Linen provided
• Parking
• Garden
• Sorry no pets

Payment and Policies:
Cottage Policies:
Smoking is NOT permitted in Lythwood Cottage, and pets are not allowed.

Payment: A deposit of 50% of the total cost is required now to complete your booking. You will be asked to submit your credit card details to secure your booking and your card will be debited 50% of the total cost. The balance of payment should be paid 2 months BEFORE arrival; Lythwood Cottage will contact you to arrange this payment.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations for Lythwood Cottage are NON-REFUNDABLE. Where advance deposits and/or booking fees have been paid, these are non-refundable.

Things to do at Lythwood: Explore the ruins of the old famine houses or take one of the many leisurely walks on the estate. For those energetic folk, hiking over the mountain, starting from behind the estate and linking up with the "Kerry Way " walks, is very special. The cottage is only 15 minutes drive from the town of Sneem where there is a choice of six pubs that serve up fine fare. Just 15 minutes walk from Lythwood, down the quiet boreen is the Kinlough Causeway, ideal for fishing and swimming. Alternatively visit the tiny Gleesk Pier to picnic. You may want to consider a boat ride to the Skellig Islands to see the 12th century monastery. For the golf enthusiast there is a 12 hole course at Parknasilla, only 20 minutes drive away, where clubs can be hired. Golf is also available at the Ring of Kerry Golf Course in Kenmare and the famous Waterville Links.

Airports in order of closest proximity are Kerry(1 hr), Cork( 2.5 hr), Shannon(3.5hr), Galway(4.5hr) and Dublin(5.5 hr) . Our American guests commonly use Shannon as it receives direct flights from the USA . Alternatively interconnect from Dublin to Kerry or Cork.

Whilst enjoying your stay at Lythwood we can pre-arrange any activities you may wish to pursue such as golf, cycle hire, river or sea fishing in season for Irish salmon, boat trips or hiking etc. You need only ask .

By request Sallyann will be pleased to cook for you should you want to stay at home on an evening. Picnic Baskets for a day out, made to order at 24 hours notice, packed with Irish and imported cheeses, Irish hams and cold meats, salads and fresh baguettes. Alternatively, make up your own requirement subject to availabilty - just ask Sallyann.

Riverside Hotel Killarney
Muckross Road
Killarney Co. Kerry (Map southwest - C17)

Just outside Killarney town, overlooking Flesk River against the backdrop of MacGillycuddy Reeks, the 4-star Riverside Hotel offers spacious comfortable bedroooms in plush surroundings.

Accommodation is of a high standard with air-conditioning, phone, tv, hairdryer, tea/coffee tray, computer points, 24 hour room service menu.

Hotel facilities include the relaxing Riverside Lounge and Bacchus Restaurant with award-wining Chef.

Perfect base for golf, fishing, riding and touring Kerry's many scenic attractions.


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