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Torc Hotel

Lissivgeen, Killarney, Ireland (Formerly Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Salida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
16 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quaint boutique hotel on the outside of Killarney. It was a perfect spot for our Ring of Kerry tour. The hotel looked like it was being renovated in the hallways and once this is finished will definitely improve the feel of the hotel. The wifi only works in the main foyer. Staff was friendly and rooms and... More 

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Adrienne, Thank you for your review. We are a quaint traditional Irish hotel one of the very few Killarney has to offer.We have being renovating the hotel in the last year and are almost complete. Our location is the ideal for visit Kerry and its surrounding areas with loads of free car parking top quality bedrooms and delightful food,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great weekend away here, staff were so friendly and welcoming they really make you feel at home. The Dinner in the Bar was delicious and well priced. Breakfast in the morning was good too and nice service. Rooms very clean and spacious. Would definitely recommend it for a mid week or wknd trip away and would return to... More 

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Dear IrishLady85 Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, We are great location for visiting Killarney so close to the town with the peace and relaxation of the country side. Our overall value for money with such high standard of bedrooms and high quality of food makes us the ideal base to visit south west. I hope... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from staying in the torc hotel and felt I should review it straight away as I'd a great few days away. Arrived Friday and was greeted by the reception and giving room keys very quickly went to the room spacious and spotless and warm so already I was happy. Went to the bar and had a few pints... More 

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John C Thank you for the fantastic review, We appreciate feedback from customer which can help us keep improving on the top quality service we provide. Over the last couple of years we have gain the reputation to be one of the top hotels in Killarney.We have renovated the hotel to a very high standard and have retain all... More 

Charleville, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stayed here this weekend on a Valentines Break. The rooms were comfortable and modern. The bar was lively and showed the rugby game which drew in a big crowd. The meal was fantastic with great service from Mary. We will definitely be calling back there again :)

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Maurice, Its great when our customers take the time to write a review For you to recognise the hard work and top quality food and service provided by the team working here to all our guest helps us to keep improving all the time.We are looking forward to your next visit kind regards Brendan Downes General Manager More 

County Waterford, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Top class hotel. Food was excellent, actually the best I have ever eaten. Staff were really helpful. The rooms were very nice, up to date, lovely and warm. The offer was fantastic value. Will definitely be returning.

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Breda, Thank you for your review We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and delicious food. Over the last couple of years we have gain a high reputation local for our food and for being one of the best place to stay in the Kerry region as we offer great value for money. I look forward to welcoming you... More 

Tuam, Galway, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Lovely Hotel just a few mins outside Killarney town. Views are amazing. We stayed here for one night B&B and one evening meal. The food was fabulous, loads to choose from and large portions. Staff are very friendly and the rooms are very modern and have everything you need in them. Will definitely be returning.

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Maria, Thank you for review The location of our hotel is the ideal base to tour the great Kerry region. We have a growing reputation for our variety and high quality food, which as much as possible comes from local suppliers, It is great to get feed back so we can keep meeting our customer needs Kind regards Brendan... More 

Cork
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

called to Darby O'Gills to see what the menu was like as the hotel has changed name to The Torc Hotel. The decor inside is much the same. I found the food to be excellent, presentation was very good. I Had a tikka chicken masala with egg fried rice while my good wife tried the vegetable stir fry with boiled... More 

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for review, it was great you had a pleasant experience while dinning with us, We are gaining a great reputation for our food in the Killarney area. We look forward to see you on your next visit. Kind regards, Brendan Downes General Manager More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Booked the (now) Torc hotel for two nights back in Oct of this year, we had passed it on the mallow road many times and thought it was a handy location near killarney if you drive. Arrived to a lovely welcome in reception, great parking and a spacious immaculate room away from the roadside. Breakfast was great quality and the... More 

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sparky20132013, General Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ciara B Here at the Torc Hotel we provide a warm welcome to all guest so it make's them feel at home. We are striving to be different to the other hotels in Killarney by do this. Our reputation for providing top quality food and service to all our guest is growing day by day. We have a great... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The Darby O'Gill's now called Torc Hotel is located outside of the town centre of Killarney. It took us a while to find the hotel but the owner put a sign on the main road to lead the way. I was surprised about the rooms. They have fully refurbished all of them and they are very modern and clean. The... More 

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sparky20132013, Manager at Torc Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Claudia K Thank you for taking the time to review the Torc Hotel . In the last year we have been refurbished the Hotel. As you have mention our Hotel is far superior to most of the Hotels in the Killarney and we still offer great value for money. It was very important to us during the refurbishment that... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

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 Torc 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 

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