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Historic Hotels in Killarney
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Visitors in search of a tour of historical sites will not be disappointed in a trip to Killarney. And while you're here, you can check out the great live music and entertainment choices. You can also take some time enjoying the beautiful parks.
Based on our travel expertise, Killarney Plaza Hotel and Spa is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 3 restaurants and free WiFi. St. Mary's Cathedral is a short 10-minute walk away. Other choices near historic sites include The Victoria and The Europe Hotel & Resort.
In Killarney, you'll find 179 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 74 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
Killarney is notable for landmarks like St. Mary's Cathedral, Ross Castle and Aghadoe. Known for its live music scene, cultural venues include Cinema Killarney, INEC Killarney and Killarney House Gardens. A couple of additional sights to add to your itinerary are The Kerry Way and Fitzgerald Stadium.
By booking a historic hotel, guests can stay in a place that has an officially recognised historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it's a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the communal spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Killarney, giving a sense of history.
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term "historic hotel" is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The physical building and architecture of a historic hotel is generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it's the cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi and the amenities found at a contemporary hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Killarney, don't worry that you'll be staying at a place that's uncomfortable or rundown.