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Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mallow Road, Lissivgeen, Killarney, Ireland
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Ranked #31 of 39 Hotels in Killarney
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
NorthsideCrew Dublin, Ireland
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel before, January 2013 and had a not pleasant stay. You can read back on my review on here. Darby O'Gill has now changed to the Torc Hotel and be rest-assured, what you write here is not just read by Management but also taken on board which I find, not many hotels are doing. After my... More

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

North side crew Thank you for choosing to return to us on your trip to Killarney, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed the huge improvements we have complete in the last year. From the time the present owners purchased the hotel in July 2012 we have being develop first class product by listening to all our customer views and... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in August 2014. Wasted an incredible amount of time finding it due to name change and misleading advertising. Management is well aware of this issue but do not seem to care about the substantial inconvenience this causes guests. Would not recommend the hotel to anyone as this non caring attitude seems to permeate through the establishment.

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Graeme, I am disappointed you did not enjoy the newly renovated Hotel and high quality food and service we are now offering which is not being advertised on our present web site at the moment. When you had your visit we where in the process of change our signage which now has taken place which reflects the high quality... More

Cocoa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stayed here month ago, excellent value toward most Killarney hotels. Rooms just renovated great size and spotless. Breakfast excellent and plentiful. Its a cab ride or drive into town tho. Overall happy. WiFi didn't reach our room.

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas, Thank you very much for your kind words, We pride ourselves on being one of the best hotels in Killarney offering through value and quality for money. Our offering in both rooms and food makes us stand apart from the many Hotels in Killarney. It is very pleasing when our guest recognise this. I hope we can welcome... More

Meath
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We got a fantastic deal on this hotel the main stipulation was we arrived on a Monday. It was perfect for my wife and myself as we had time booked off work. The weather was good and once the weather is good, Kerry's beauty shines. The hotel was lovely, the staff were very welcoming. We were in room 209, a... More

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Graham Thank you for sending your review. I am delighted to here you enjoyed your stay in the Torc Hotel. Over the passed year we have developed the hotel to a very high standard, which makes us one of top hotels for people to stay in when visit the Kerry region. Our food is getting rave review's. I look... More

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Recently renamed The Torc Hotel, we enjoyed our stay and the hospitality of manager Emanuel and his helpful and friendly staff. The rooms were spacious and very clean and comfortable, food and hospitality were also excellent, we dined in the bar/restaurant on one evening, the menu was extensive and very good value. Live music in the bar on Saturday night... More

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Adrian, Thank you very much for your kind words. It is great to get feed back on our customers experiences when visiting the Torc Hotel, our team at the Torc Hotel provide professional service to ensure a relaxin time for all. I'm glad you had such an enjoyable stay. I hope I can welcome you back in the near... More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

we stayed with a large group for 3 nights Had a great stay Fantastic food,Great rooms Friendly Staff.....a dutch speaking lady.....Always handy nice and quiet area. hope to be back again next year.... all the best.

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Det S Thank you for your kind comments. The Torc Hotel has undergone an extensive renovation programme over the last year and we have developed a growing reputation for our food and service resulting in delivering a high quality experience. I'm looking forward to welcoming you back next year when you're visiting Killarney. Kind regards. Brendan Downes. General Manager. More

Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Lovely staff, nice room. Decent food. Very good value for money. Very clean. Would definitely recommend this place. Only negative points were crap wifi and location is poor. Ideal for families. Overall, this is a great spot. Need a car or u will pay at least €10 each way into town each time.

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for your review on The Torc Hotel, it is great to be recognised for offering great value for money in such a competitive market. As we are on the edge of town we offer peace and quiet away from the main streets which is an advantage for a hotel in killarney. We are upgrading our wifi... More

Waterford
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I have just returned from a two night stay at the renamed Torc Hotel and were extremely impressed with everything. The room was large and very comfortable. The food was very good, with a great choice for breakfast. All the staff were friendly and gave 100%. We will definitely be returning.

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Bobtuck Thank you very much for your wonderful comments on the Torc hotel. We strive to give the best food and service possible to all our guests and have developed a thoroughly modern hotel. I hope we can welcome you back on your next visit to killarney Kind regards Brendan Downes General Manager More

Findlay, Ohio
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Clean comfortable hotel with fast WIFI. Breakfast was delicious with eggs and Irish bacon (which is similar to ham in US). Live band played solid covers of American classics. Take Me Home, Country Roads was especially good.

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Asa B Thank you for your kind words. The team in the hotel work very hard to provide the best quality food and service at all times and we believe breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. I am delighted to here our guests are enjoying all we have to offer. We will continue to... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Recent good weather sent us rambling to Kerry and we were delighted to find Torc Hotel although it was not easy as the now normal means of google etc were little use as there is confusion re website as they are rebranding and not done yet. Kids were happy MOST important as menu was great as were we fresh fish... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
sparky20132013, General Manager at Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We have a great location here in Killarney and offer a great base for touring the greater Kerry region. We have spent time designing menus to suit all ages and I am delighted that your whole family enjoy the fantastic food we have to offer. Also thank you... More

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Address: Mallow Road, Lissivgeen, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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