We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 8 Listowel hotels

Listowel Arms Hotel

The Square, Listowel, Ireland
Hotel amenities
Listowel Arms Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save
You added Listowel Arms Hotel to your Saves list
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Listowel
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Luv2GetAway65 Newbridge, Ireland
Write a Review

206 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    110
    50
    19
    12
    15
See reviews for
62
53
10
25
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (30)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (206)
  • Mar-May only
    (47)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (60)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (69)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (30)
All months
Newbridge, Ireland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
16 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

The Arms is a lovely charming property in the centre of Listowel. It's an ideal base for visiting North Kerry. The rooms a very well appointed and the staff at reception are just wonderful. The rooms in the front of the hotel are particularly good. Food in the bar is good value and won't disappoint. Only negative is a small... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the charming things we enjoyed when dropping into the Listowel Arms Hotel for a coffee or lunch or dinner was the elegant way in which writers from the Kerry area were honoured with a framed gallery of their portraits. Listowel is after all on the map as an important literary town due to them. Alas, no more! Since... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Dublin
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Was in Listowel arms last night to celebrate a friend birthday. What can I say. Wonderful experience. Fiona and staff amazing. Service wonderful. Absolutely cannot rate it highly enough and I can vouch this from the entire group of 21. Wonderful Venue. Fantastic food. Service and welcome second to none. thank you all.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Listowel Arms is beautifully located right in the heart of Listowel. When we arrived we were greeted with an amazing chorus of birdsong from the flock of starlings roosting in the ivy clad walls. The hotel itself is all old-style charm, on a bitterly cold January day the roaring fire in the lobby was welcome and the staff displayed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were Sorry we just had the one night. The listowl arms is a Lovely warm friendly hotel,situated right in the square, close to everything. We enjoyed Good food & a hearty breakfast. Also enjoyed the john b keane pub!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
26 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

You can bet you can do little better than the Listowel Arms when staying in this part of Kerry. While the service has a touch of the Mrs Pinafore, it's all part of the charm. Food is good and the setting, on the town square, yet also by the racecourse and river is hard to beat.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Key West, Florida
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
16 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is now my favorite hotel in Ireland. It's old but well maintained; classy but comfortable; fancy where it needs to be but relaxing where it should be. We went in for a coffee and ended up booking a room for the next night! We had a fantastic dinner, a wonderful night at the bar (met two older Irish women... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

When travelling to this part of Kerry there aren't many options- but you cannot do better than the Listowel Arms Hotel. We travelled with a big group- 15 people- and were on an extremely tight schedule that kept changing. However the management and staff at the hotel couldn't have been more accommodating to our myriad requests. They made sure our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Tralee, Ireland
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We have never stayed here but often had lunch and dinner. In our opinion, this hotel has the best restaurant in Listowel because the staff is ever so nice and the food is good. Because they know us with years, we always feel welcome there. The staff, especially the senior lady waitresses are very friendly and professional and make us... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stayed 3 nights late October. My gorgeous room (with superb bathroom) overlooked the Square, to my delight, and my friends had an equally fab view of the river and racecourse. I remember The Arms from the late 70s, and it hasn't changed.....still an embracing, charming place. The Writers' Bar is fantastic....mellow lighting, excellent food, unspoiled Georgian detailing, (as throughout). Actually... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Listowel Arms Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Listowel Arms Hotel

Address: The Square, Listowel, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Listowel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 42
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Listowel Arms Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

58 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (48)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay