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McSweeney Arms Hotel

3.0 of 5 College Street, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hesperia, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked here based upon the stellar reviews of the staff and facilities. Upon arrival we received a lukewarm greeting (not unpleasant by any means but not the warm welcome we were expecting) and given a room on the fourth floor. The room was lovely and spacious, however, the wifi does not reach the rooms so you must go down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I decided to eat here after a very long stroll around the town to see what was on offer elsewhere, and ended up backtracking to this one as the menu suited us perfectly. The atmosphere inside was just what we were looking for, quiet and intimate, and the staff were so very efficient and helpful. The food... More 

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Dublin
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
36 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed this this weekend for one night, party of 4, had 2 double rooms. Hotel is very deceptive in appearance. Very small lobby area but has very big rooms. All in all a really great experience. Rooms were beautiful, both rooms were on the 3 floor. Our room was on to a side street which did have some traffic... More 

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Kelly Ann M, Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a five star review about us. We really appreciate it and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank You Kelly Ann McSweeney More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stayed here with a friend for 6 nights in September. Great location as you can walk to downtown and to nearby sights such as Ross Castle (we didn't have a car). The food at the restaurant was WONDERFUL! We ate there 3 nights. The room was clean, large and comfortable for the 2 of us. And most of all, Kelly... More 

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Kelly Ann M, Owner at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure to meet you both. Thank you Kelly Ann McSweeney More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Very impressed with the hotel, great location, impressive rooms, quality in the decor throughout the hotel. Staff were very helpful, bar drinks and food were good value for money. Will be returning to this hotel again in the near future. Would highly recommend this hotel as a hidden gem.

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Kelly Ann M, Owner at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You. Thank you for taking the time to write a great review about us. We really appreciate it and we looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you Kelly Ann McSweeney More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Killarney was probably my favorite stop along our trip around Ireland. The Mcsweeney Arms hotel is in a great location in town as well, so we were excited to grab a room for two nights here. The rooms were well decorated, comfortable, and clean. We had a great street view, and the noise wasn't as bad as you would assume... More 

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Rock Hill
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Nice hotel right in the heart of the city. The room was large and spacious with newer furniture and bedding. There is no air conditioning but this is normal at most hotels so not much of an issue since windows open and there is a fan provided. Make sure to park behind the hotel to say money since the other... More 

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Kelly Ann M, Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Erica, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about us, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you in McSweeneys again soon Thank you Kind Regards Kelly Ann McSweeney More 

Prescot, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We recently had a 2 night stay at McSweeneys which we thoroughly enjoyed. The rooms were spacious, very clean and provided all facilities. The staff at the hotel were very helpful and friendly. Breakfasts were also excellent. The hotel is very central and we had no issues parking at a nearby car park at a very reasonable price (although the... More 

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Kelly Ann M, Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Ann, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate it. Thank You. Kelly Ann McSweeney More 

Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We have just had three fantastic night's here 28th, 29th,30th July 2014. We walked in off the street looking for accommodation, after being greeted so warmly, getting a room rate, looking at the spotless room we'd have, we were sold, we had no problem with parking as there was an inexpensive public car park nearby. The meals we had here,... More 

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Kelly Ann M, Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Brien and Lyn, Wow thank you for this great 5 star review. I really appreciate it. I am so glad that you both had such a lovely stay with us. I was disappointed I didn't get to say goodbye however thank you so much for the kind Australian gifts you left for me. Hope you can visit again soon.... More 

Missoula, Montana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you visit Ireland, you shoud go to Killarney. It's a super little town. I went with a group of 12 golfers, and it was a great central location to hit all of the best courses in Southwest Ireland. The McSweeney Arms Hotel is THE place to stay. Food and service are excellent. The hotel is family operated, and Kelly,... More 

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Kelly Ann M, Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Bob, Thanks for the great review. I must say I love the heading!! Really appreciate it. Thank you Kelly Ann More 

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Address: College Street, Killarney, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — McSweeney Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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