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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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County Roscommon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We would highly recommend staying in the family run Arbutus Hotel in the heart of Killarney. We stayed two nights and upon arrival we were warmly greeted by the friendly receptionist. The room was very comfortable and breakfast was outstanding with plenty of variety and the delicious home-made scones and brown bread alone would be worth the return visit. All... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights over St Patricks day. The hotel is full of old world charm and is nicely decorated with nice antique furniture in the public areas. The amenities are up to date and the rooms and bathrooms are very comfortable. The wifi was very good in our room. Breakfast was brilliant and the service that we... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Arbutus Hotel in Killarney is possibly the most centrally located hotel in Killarney. It's on the main crossroads in town, and as such is really easy to find. It is clear the owners insist on good service for their guests. We were not let down. The room was spacious with the biggest bed I ever saw. There was a... More 

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Kildare
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very comfortable in great location in centre of Killarney. Don't be put off by the 'old fashioned' elegance - this hotel has been decorated to offer an 'old world charm'. Breakfast is cooked to order & was delicious. You have to try the home-made gingerbread & scones. Staff are very friendly, rooms very comfortable & we never... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel in order to travel the Ring of Kerry, for which it is ideally placed. It is in the centre of town and also perfect to visit Muckross House and Ross Castle. Being centrally placed it is surrounded by restaurants, shops and lots to see and do. Killarney is a busy place so be prepared for... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for one night for a wedding taking place in the Malton as it was the cheapest available at the time and we where not disapointed. The staff where very friendly and the hotel warm and welcoming, the room was nothing to special but it was comfortable and clean, had a tv and a small bathroom.... More 

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Ballyshannon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stayed 1 night last week. What a great hotel. Old world charm, wonderful staff and what a breakfast. I can't stop telling people of the experience. Tried the porridge, served with 2 little jugs of cream and baileys, add a sprinkle of cinnamon...yum. Followed with Smoke and Scramble... scrambled eggs served with smoked salmon and bacon, another great experience. All... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

The Arbutus is located right where you want it to be whilst on vacation in Killarney, in the centre of town amongst the wonderful pubs, beautiful restaurants and friendly shops. The public car park at the back of the hotel makes everything easier. The rooms are very pretty, clean and spacious and there are two elevators if you don't fancy... More 

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Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My colleagues and I called in on chance to see if we could get breakfast before a meeting we had in Killarney. This lovely traditional hotel in the centre of Killarney is a real gem. The staff were extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful and the Full Irish breakfast we had was exceptional. i would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stayed in the arbutus hotel on 8and 9th November. A lovely friendly welcome. On arrival we got tea,x beautiful ginger cake. We got a really nice cooked to order breakfast,delicious,homemade b bread x scones. Must say all the staff were a pleasure,Betty was exceptional x very helpful. Our bedroom was really nice,I am a very light sleeper x should... More 

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