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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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Rating summary
  • 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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English first
Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 nights here on a tour. Lovely grounds and reception/lounge area but bedrooms are slightly dated Waitress service at dinner was very quick and staff pleasant. Disappointed couldn't walk into Tralee its about 3miles but hotel can organise a taxi

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

Dear Anne V, Many thanks for your recent review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for your kind words about our Restaurant Staff, which we have passed onto the team here. We hope that you will return to us in the near future, and we look forward to welcoming you back! Kindest Regards,... More

Washington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic week we had at this wonderful hotel in the republic of Ireland. The staff were so friendly and couldn't do enough to help you. We had a lovely ground floor room overlooking the beautiful gardens. The food in the restaurant was first class, and nothing was any trouble to the waiters and waitresses. There were German people... More

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

Dear Peter R, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay with us, and we thank you for your kind compliments of our staff, who, we are proud to say, are always getting praised for their friendliness and helpfulness. We would hope that you will come back... More

Kerrville, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We for our dinner yesterday the family 5 of us we had a fab meal and staff so good even offerd more if needed we will be going back again we all had a dinner 3 adults 2 kids the kids and drinks then we all had deserts and me and my husband had tea and it all only came... More

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

Dear noree04, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond hotel. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience with us, and the high standards that have been set by the hotel were met. Our chefs aim to produce quality, tasty food at affordable prices for everyone, and we are delighted to pass your compliments... More

Mullingar, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been a few years since I stayed here so when I was informed I was being booked out of my tours hotel to here I was disappointed to say the least.My memory of The Earl was that of an annex to the side of the hotel were coach drivers were placed for the duration of their stay...a cold,damp... More

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

Dear paddy m, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. We are delighted that the changes that the hotel have undergone in the past few years were noticed & appreciated by you. We have passed you kind comments onto all the team here, our staff constantly strive to achieve the highest standard of customer service and... More

Cavan, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our wedding on the 28th June 2014, Ourselves and most of our guests stayed for the weekend, We were greeted by smiling and very friendly staff, This continued throughout the hotel, Our rooms the food and the staff were fantastic and nothing was to much trouble, Our wedding day was a fantastic day thanks to all the staff... More

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

Dear David & Rebecca, We hope you are both well, and enjoying married life! Thank you both for your recent, wonderful review. We are delighted that ye were both so happy with your wedding day, and it was our absolute pleasure to look after you both and your guests. We look forward to seeing you both again very soon and... More

New Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose a visit to Southern Ireland on a holiday encompassing our Golden Wedding day with GB Travel. The driver, Mark ,was cheerful and had a knowledge of all places of interest on the journey. After a long coach and sea journey we arrived at about 9.45 pm and the hotel had a hot meal ready for us. Most welcome... More

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

Dear joanjohn47, Many thanks for your recent review. We are delighted that your Golden Wedding Anniversary was such a memorable one, and that we could be of assistance in organising a gift from your daughter! We have passed your kind comments onto all the team here, we are very lucky to have a dedicated, hardworking team of staff with us,... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caledonian Travel Coach Trip - excellent value for money, the hotel, the food and the staff was all fantastic, the restaurant being overseen by an extremely competent head waitress, who despite having to deal with several coaches at a time did so with great precision and her waiting staff were all extremely helpful A wee word of thanks also to... More

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

Dear 186534Phil19, Many thanks for your recent review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have passed your comments onto Irene, our Restaurant Manager, who does such a great job of overseeing service nightly and also to the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you back to the Earl of Desmond Hotel... More

glasgow
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Just back from a great holiday with Caledonian Tours, lovely hotel great food the service from the staff were second to none, a great choice of food, and the gardens were absolutely beautiful, there was entertainment in the evenings, it was just a short distance from Tralee, would certainly recommend this Hotel.

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

Dear issaybon, Many thanks for your recent review. We are delighted to hear that you would recommend us, and that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. We constantly strive to ensure the highest standards of customer service are reached, and will pass your kind comments onto all the team here. We hope to see you back here again... More

Kerry
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My husband,my 9 year old & I ate in the bar in this hotel last Sunday. We really enjoyed our meal, we all had a starter,main course & a dessert, all for a very affordable €39.00. The staff were really friendly and helpful. The bar was very comfortable,it was very busy while we were there.We will definetly be back for... More

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triplover51, General Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind words, and are delighted that you had a great Sunday Lunch. Our €30 menu is now running for 2 Adults and up to 2 Children for Mains and Desert. We look forward to seeing You and the Family again. More

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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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