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Arbutus Hotel

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College Street | Killarney Town centre, Killarney, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Mom and I booked this hotel after canceling our bed and breakfast reservation at the last minute. We could not have been happier with our stay. The hotel is so quaint with its old luxurious hotel feel. The room was comfortable and cozy. More importantly, we had fantastic service. Enterprise cancelled our car reservation the morning we were going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Family run and friendly, this well located hotel has everything you need, very central to the main shopping and dining area. We lucked out with an upgrade to the room overlooking the street which was large and had lots of room for our hiking gear, which we'd brought along to stroll around the national park. The food in the area... More 

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here all week while on a golf trip. The entire staff was hospitable throughout our stay and greeted us every morning as we were leaving and afternoon when we were returning. The location was absolutely perfect for enjoying the Killarney dinner and night-life each night.

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Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was in the heart of Killarney. Parking was off site and not included but easy and not expensive. The folks were nice who worked there. The room was dated and seemed stained. Sheets were ok but bedspread was old. Flooring seemed uneven. A bit load being near some bars. I would suggest staying out of town a bit. It... More 

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County Kilkenny, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed three nights at The Arbutus, 19th to 22nd of June. it was a wonderful experience. I have travelled the world and can easily say it was exceptional in every way. From the initial staff greeting to the beautiful furnishings, very good breakfast and waiting staff I was impressed. Our room was sumptous in every respect. The proximity to local... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Arbutus on Monday, June 15th, 2015 and departed on June 20th. My wife and I truly enjoyed the hotel. It is within easy walking distance from the train station, located right in the heart of the city. It is a beautiful and well maintained family owned establishment. The staff is genuine, warm and very helpful. The... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling with friends through SW Ireland, we stayed at the Arbutus. One woman in our group had stayed many times as a girl, as her parents and the hotel owners were friends. It was a great reunion after 40 years. The rooms were spacious and comfortable, the staff was most accommodating, and the bar was filled with locals and... More 

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We lucked out big time! A friend told us about the Arbutus Hotel in Killarney Ireland they had stayed there and loved it. We booked and loved it. It is in the an excellent location, walking distance to restaurants, shopping, activities. The staff was so helpful and fun. John was especially kind to help us booking in another city and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family have been staying at The Arbutus since the sixties. It is an authentic Irish family run hotel. From checking in with Michelle to breakfast and great service from Betty. To the sessions in the bar with Timmy. its hospitality feels like home. Old fashioned service at its best.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Room appeared great on arrival only to see we were located over the car park and local council yard. Then we sat on our beds after all this is why we booked to be able to sleep well unfortunately our beds were hard and uncomfortable . The staff were friendly but that did not help us sleep. Yes centrally... More 

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