Killarney

Travel Guide
Muckross House featuring a park, flowers and heritage elements

Killarney is known asthe gateway to the county or 'kingdom'of Kerry.The biggest attraction of the town is its beautiful surroundings of green, lushforest, lakes and high mountain peaks. Killarney itselfis a popular destination throughout the year, thanks to the 19th-centuryarchitecture, narrow cobbled streets and lively pubs. Stroll the cobblestonestreets and discover 19th-century architecture and beautiful trails in thisIrish town known for its pub culture, hospitality and mystical mountains.

Killarney is situatedin the southwest of Ireland and is surrounded by Killarney National Park. Thetown is the starting point of the famous tourist route, the Ring of Kerry. This177 kilometre route offers include forests, waterfalls and beautiful, unspoiltcoastline.

Explore the narrow streets of Killarneywhere you will find cafes and craft shops. Visit the 19th century landmarks,such as StMary's Cathedral and Muckross House. You can explore the town on foot;just make sure you have a pair of comfy shoes.

Killarney has a longtradition of hosting guests and boasts numerous hotels and bed and breakfasts.Strong competition between establishments means you can be assured of highquality service. Visit one of the many venues and check out the local livemusic, or just join the locals and make the most of the lively nightlife,especially at the weekends. If you're looking for something more sedate, you'dbetter go on a weekday.

From outrageous St. Patrick's Day celebrationsuntil Christmas festivities: throughout the year there are plenty of events happeningall over Killarney. In July and August it gets especiallycrowded in the town.

Feeling a little outdoorsy? Follow the routes outof town to get to the three lakes of Killarney andthe mountain peaks of the national park. Killarneyis located on the shores of LoughLeane, so why not rent a boat or hike around the lake and enjoy thebeautiful mountain panorama – everything than be reached easily, and cheaply,by foot.

Killarney Court Hotel
Killarney Court Hotel
3 out of 5
Tralee Road, Killarney
The price is €65 per night from 4 Nov to 4 Nov
Situated in Killarney, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Killarney National Park, Fitzgerald Stadium and Killarney Riding Stables. Tralee Road and Killarney ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (95 reviews)
"All was great and dinner and breakfast was great"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2021

Killarney Court Hotel
The Lake Hotel Killarney
The Lake Hotel Killarney
4 out of 5
On The Lake Shore, Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry
The price is €135 per night from 18 Nov to 18 Nov
Situated on a lake, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Killarney National Park and Lough Leane. INEC Killarney and Muckross Abbey are also within 2 ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (824 reviews)
"Access to the lake and castle remains. Proximity to the deer."

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2021

The Lake Hotel Killarney
The International Hotel Killarney
The International Hotel Killarney
4 out of 5
Kenmare Place, Killarney, Kerry
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €104 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
Located in the heart of Killarney, this hotel is steps away from Killarney House Gardens, Knockreer Estate and Killarney Methodist Church. Killarney National ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (507 reviews)
Good
"Central location, clean and decent sized room."

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2020

The International Hotel Killarney
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Park Place Apartments
Park Place Apartments
4 out of 5
High Street, Killarney, Kerry
The price is €142 per night from 10 Nov to 10 Nov
Located in the heart of Killarney, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney House Gardens and Knockreer Estate. Killarney ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (251 reviews)
Great place to stay
"Fantastic location at the top of high street in the centre of town. Staff were great and very accommodating. I would highly recommend"

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2021

Park Place Apartments
County Kerry Thatched Cottage with Hot Tub, Jacuzzi and Wifi
County Kerry Thatched Cottage with Hot Tub, Jacuzzi and Wifi
Tralee, Castleisland, Killarney, County Kerry
Located in a rural location, this family-friendly cottage is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from Crag Cave and 12.3 mi (19.7 km) from Ballyseedy Memorial. Tralee Road and Ballymacelligott ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (65 reviews)
so relaxing
"amazing property, beautiful location, very tranquil perfect for unwinding & chilling out. would highly recommend a stay here you’ll be blown away by the history & ambiance of this beautiful cottage"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

County Kerry Thatched Cottage with Hot Tub, Jacuzzi and Wifi
Mangerton Mountain Chalets
Mangerton Mountain Chalets
3 out of 5
Lorien Mangerton, Muckross, Killarney, County Kerry
Situated in Killarney, this cottage is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Killarney National Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Torc Waterfall and Muckross House. Muckross ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (23 reviews)
Great place to stay - beautiful location
"I cannot recommend this place highly enough. Located in a really beautiful area, stunning scenery, very peaceful and quiet. Also very conveniently located to Killarney should you need to go in. The chalet is in immaculate condition, spotlessly clean and has everything you could need for your stay. ..."

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2020

Mangerton Mountain Chalets
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Killarney

Top things to do in Killarney