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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Killarney Road, Tralee, Ireland
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The Earl of Desmond Hotel
Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Tralee
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an hotel that caters for coach parties so if your traveling on your own volition avoid it . Coach trips are a cheaper priced way of seeing a country and as this type of hotel the Desmond does a reasonable job . The staff are first class helpful and friendly .The food won't win any Michelin stars but... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there in June as part of a bus tour. Our room was very comfortable, lovely hotel and food was also very good. The staff are well organised for the number of tours they have staying there. Nice grounds for a walk after dinner.

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Yorkshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel generally caters for approx. 200 guests from a variety of Countries, every day. They have the timing of Restaurant turnover down to a fine tee. The food was great for the volume served and was piping hot. The drinks are expensive in the bar, cheapest wine, 20euros a bottle. Lager was poor at 5 euros a pint. Main... More

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a coach trip with National Holidays. Can't fault the hotel. Large comfortable very clean room. Tea coffee facilities replenished daily. Towels also replaced daily. Welcoming staff who couldn't do enough to make our stay as nice as possible. Only slight drawback was the crowded dining room. Staff catering for up to five coach loads of passengers at... More

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west midlands UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had 4 nights at Earl of Desmond hotel in Tralee At times there were 4 coach loads of people staying there how the staff coped I do not know But cope they did in a very professional way could not find fault at any time during our stay The rooms are clean - well equipped there was a good... More

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bill R, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and thank you for your kind comments regarding our Restaurant Staff. We are very proud of the compliments that they always receive and have passed all these compliments onto them and to our... More

Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a coach trip with National Holidays (been with them many times) to SW Ireland visiting Killarny Tralee and the Dingle peninsular.Some of the hotels used by the company that we have previously experienced have been average at the best.However this hotel surprised us with the space and cleanliness.The room ( no 145) that we were allocated had been... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review like always is based on how much I paid for the holiday. My wife and I thought it was about time to go back over the sea to Ireland and let someone else do the driving. We booked the 5 day trip but to be honest that was a mistake, 5 days is not long enough to do... More

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ian480, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay with us, and thank you for your kind comments regarding your break. I have spoken to the Head of Housekeeping and to our maintenance team to ensure that the negative points you have raised have been... More

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just returned from a 5-day trip with National Holidays to County Kerry, Ireland. We've never had a bad holiday with National Holidays yet, but this trip was by far the best we've enjoyed so far. The journey was uneventful apart from the onboard entertainment on the outbound ferry between 2 different lots of big fat Irish gypsy-wedding candidates -... More

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 227Paul1979, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond hotel, and for the very kind comments about our restaurant staff. We are very proud to say that they will always go the extra mile to make sure that our guests leave happy and refreshed. We hope that when you take the extended trip back to Ireland... More

Angouleme, France
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Geared towards tour groups. Staff polite and helpful, food on offer for dinner was very limited, but plentiful Hotel rooms have very tired decor, and very uncomfortable mattresses, but it was clean and very quiet. Expensive

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Krissy16250, Thank you for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel, and for your kind comments towards our staff and the food. We have taken your other comments on board and we hope that we may welcome you back to the Earl of Desmond in the future, Kindest Regards, Norella Mansfield. More

Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is my third attempt to review this hotel and the review keeps getting removed. In my opinion this is really unfair as a person needs to be well informed about where they choose to hold their wedding. I caught a tiny bit of the reply before my previous comment was removed and the response was a joke. I will... More

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Additional Information about The Earl of Desmond Hotel

Address: Killarney Road, Tralee, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Earl of Desmond Hotel 3*
Also Known As:
Earl Desmond Hotel Tralee
Earl Of Desmond Tralee
Earl Of Desmond Hotel

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