Killarney Hotel Guide - Historic Hotels in Killarney, County Kerry

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Top Killarney Historic Hotels

Algret House Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
80 Countess Grove, Killarney, Kerry, V93 D266
4.8/5 Exceptional! (178 reviews)
"We loved our recent stay here, Greta the owner was so nice to talk to, breakfast was great every day. We liked the location, an easy walk to high street Killarney. Would definitely recommend and hope to stay here again in the future."

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2022

Algret House Bed & Breakfast
The Lake Hotel Killarney
4 out of 5
On The Lake Shore, Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry, 9359
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The price is €146 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
€146
per night
1 Mar - 2 Mar
4.7/5 Exceptional! (992 reviews)
"Beautiful setting, very good room, great breakfast"

Reviewed on 17 Dec 2022

The Lake Hotel Killarney
The Victoria
4 out of 5
Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry, V93 K0FE
The price is €142 per night from 19 Feb to 20 Feb
€142
per night
19 Feb - 20 Feb
4.7/5 Exceptional! (683 reviews)
"Recently stayed one night, wished it was more. What a fabulous hotel, beautiful decor especially festive decorations. Staff were really helpful and friendly. The breakfast was one of the nicest we have had. Really cant fault the hotel, fabulous cocktails at the bar also 👌 already planning our next ..."

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2022

The Victoria

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The Brehon
4 out of 5
Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry, V93 RT22
The price is €134 per night from 20 Feb to 21 Feb
€134
per night
20 Feb - 21 Feb
4.6/5 Exceptional! (607 reviews)
"Katy in reception was outstanding and really went out of her way to be kind to my parents."

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2023

The Brehon
Cahernane House Hotel
4 out of 5
Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry, V93 E78W
The price is €179 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar
€179
per night
8 Mar - 9 Mar
4.6/5 Exceptional! (230 reviews)
"Great stay"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2022

Cahernane House Hotel
Muckross Park Hotel & Spa
5 out of 5
Killarney National Park, Lakes of Killarney, Killarney, Kerry
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €252 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
€252
per night
1 Mar - 2 Mar
4.6/5 Exceptional! (443 reviews)
"We booked a deluxe room, which should be called compact rather then deluxe !! After spending a night in a box room we were moved to a bigger room, thanks to Lisa in reception for helping sort out the issue. Staff lovely and helpful. Breakfast fab. Lovely relaxing weekend."

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2022

Muckross Park Hotel & Spa
Killarney Plaza Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
Kenmare Square, Killarney, Kerry
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The price is €124 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb
€124
per night
7 Feb - 8 Feb
4.5/5 Wonderful! (600 reviews)
"The propery was lovely. It was decorated for Christmas and it was beautiful. Staff was great and always ready to help. We used the spa and it was wonderful. The services, ambiance, staff was top notch. Would not hesitate to recommend."

Reviewed on 13 Nov 2022

Killarney Plaza Hotel and Spa
Arbutus Hotel Killarney
4 out of 5
College Street, Killarney, Kerry
The price is €130 per night from 3 Mar to 4 Mar
€130
per night
3 Mar - 4 Mar
4.4/5 Wonderful! (411 reviews)
"What a wonderful, charming property right in the middle of town. It could not have been more convenient to everywhere we wanted to go -- shopping, pubs, restaurants, and the Christmas parade came right past the front door! And the staff could not have been friendlier or more helpful. Just wonderful. ..."

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2022

Arbutus Hotel Killarney
Castle Lodge
3 out of 5
Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry, County Ker
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €115 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
€115
per night
1 Mar - 2 Mar
4.2/5 Excellent! (176 reviews)
"Friendly staff, great breakfast, good value. 5 minute walk to dining 10 minutes to train station"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2022

Castle Lodge
Killarney View House B&B
3 out of 5
Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry
The price is €146 per night from 9 Mar to 10 Mar
€146
per night
9 Mar - 10 Mar
3.5/5 Good! (252 reviews)
Relaxing!
"We stayed here as a family and really enjoyed our stay. Friendly welcome from Mary the owner and nice spacious room overlooking the beautiful river. The communal area has a really nice sitting room with sofas looking out on the water and a roaring fire to keep you warm. There are also seated balcony ..."

Reviewed on 20 Jun 2021

Killarney View House B&B
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Killarney Historic Hotels information

 

Historic Hotels in Killarney

57

Highest price
€252
Cheapest price
€115
Number of guest reviews
4572
Total number of hotels in Killarney
179

 

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Killarney?

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.

Where's the best place to stay in Killarney that's close to historical sites?

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.

How many historical hotels are there in Killarney?

In Killarney, you'll find 179 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 74 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.

What are the top historical sites and other places in Killarney?

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.

What is a historic hotel like in Killarney?

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.

What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?

“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.

Do historic hotels in Killarney have modern facilities?

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.

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