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Arbutus Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   College Street | Killarney Town centre, Killarney, Ireland
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Ranked #5 of 39 hotels in Killarney
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Peter H Cobh, 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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Cobh, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a Gem of a hotel, location, food staff all brilliant. they even rang our room 5 mins after we arrived to see was all okay.Breakfast selection very good. Lovely bar downstairs, rooms perfect couldnt fault hotel

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Limerick, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a 3 night break with my family and extended family. Very comfortable and hassle free place to stay. This family run hotel is very central in Killarney and has an old world charm, and style. Very friendly and helpful staff. Lovely breakfast room, great breakfast, great choice on the breakfast menu. Would stay again, and would recommend... More

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Harker Heights, Texas, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel and bar staff were friendly and helpful. They went above and beyond to help us figure out how to spend our time in Killarney. The hotel is truly center to all the major local attractions and makes getting around the city very easy. Can't wait to go back!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my sister as a treat for Mother's Day, from the minute we arrived we were made feel very welcome by the very friendly receptionist, our room was very spacious and comfortable and there was a very nice atmosphere in the bar where we had a pre dinner drink. The breakfast was excellent and the dining room... More

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Arbutus Hotel for 3 nights. Sean and the rest of the front desk staff was extremely helpful and very attentive. He made excellent recommendations for the Dingle Peninsula & set us up with an fascinating horse drawn excursion through the Gap of Dunloe. Excellent breakfast with a cheerful staff. Great location downtown. We plan on returning... More

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Kildare, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Old style Irish hotel with matching decor. Complimentary Tea/Coffee on arrival with Ginger Cake a real treat and a lovely touch. Centrally located in the town of Killarney. A minor quibble was that the room we stayed in was a bit small and did not match the decor downstairs. Overall it was really good value with really helpful... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire staff here was wonderful! The receptionist was VERY helpful in recommending things to do and places to eat in the area (the Dingle Peninsula was recommended over the Ring of Kerry and we were perfectly happy with a shorter trip with similar scenery). The kitchen staff was very attentive and eager to please. Very friendly as well! Rooms... More

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Kildare, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay in the Arbutus regularly as a couple and as a family and we love the homely welcoming friendly atmosphere from the moment you walk into the hotel. The staff in the hotel from reception to the bar to the waitresses could not be more helpful. Its a prefect location situated in the heart of Killarney Town. The bedrooms... More

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Austin, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the excellent friendly service and spacious room. This was our 5th night in Ireland and 1st night with a comfortable bed. Our hat is off to you for our wonderful time here. A most wonderful recommendation to the Bricin for dinner too.

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TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Arbutus Hotel, responded to this review

Howdy, Wow, what can I say ““BEST NIGHT'S REST IN IRELAND” is an incredible accolade and testimonial and that you are willing to take that big Texan 10 gallon hat off to the team at The Arbutus for the great job that they did in ensuring that you had a wonderful time while you were here, we are really pleased... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights was a most delightful stay.. staff are very welcoming and friendly made us feel at home from the moment we entered.. everything we asked for was provided with no questions asked. Rooms are homely and lovely and warm.. felt like home to us would definitely recommend to anyone thinking of going to kilarney as its... More

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TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Arbutus Hotel, responded to this review

Steffi, Many thanks for the lovely review posted following your recent 2 night stay with us. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post it and we are delighted to read you enjoyed your time at The Arbutus. I take your comments about being “Made feel AT HOME” and the rooms BEING HOMELY and lovely and... More

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Additional Information about Arbutus Hotel

Also Known As:
Arbutus Hotel Killarney
Address: College Street | Killarney Town centre, Killarney, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
#5 Business Hotel in Killarney
#5 Family Hotel in Killarney
#6 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arbutus Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Arbutus is one of Killarney's true original hotels. Located in the town centre it is a historic, family run hotel -The Arbutus is best described as a Country House Manor in the heart of Killarney . Whilst small (25 rooms), it has the luxurious accommodation and service expected from a larger hotel, with the advantage of all the personal attention and discretion that a smaller property can offer. Location, service, knowledge and comfort. It is often described by guests as a home away from home. We look forward to the opportunity of making you feel at home ... more   less 
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