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International Hotel Killarney
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kenmare Place, Killarney, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #6 of 39 Hotels in Killarney
1 review
“Highly recommend this hotel very clean and excellent service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011 via mobile

Highly recommend this hotel the staff were very friendly and the service was excellent will be back again

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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amcollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, October 21, 2011
Dear Ivorforde,
Thank you for your very positive review of the International on Trip Advisor.
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We endeavour at all times to ensure first-rate modern facilities along with the friendly personal service you commended and our staff are without a doubt our best asset.
Hopefully we may have the chance to welcome you back to the hotel and Killarney at another time.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Moosup, Connecticut
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

2 night stay as part of a tour group. Well maintained. Helpful staff. Some rooms have whirlpool tubs. Heated towel bars. Dining room w/nice table linens; upholstered chairs efficient wait staff; meals alway hot. Pleasant "pub" within hotel.

Room Tip: Ask for room 215; it is much larger than some and has whirlpool tub
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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amcollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, October 21, 2011
Dear SissyBiff2,
Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay at the International on Trip Advisor.
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We endeavour at all times to ensure first-rate modern facilities along with the friendly personal service you mentioned while maintaining the traditional ' old world' style of the hotel.
Our pub, Hannigans is also very popular with visitors and locals alike and has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.
We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your time in Ireland and we would of course be delighted to welcome you back to the International should the opportunity arise.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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cork
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

just ok, rooms are not what you see or get in the picture,location was central,breakfast was like eating carpet and i think the tea was recycled,just as well it was only an overnight stay.

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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amcollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, October 21, 2011
Dear Jason F,
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the International on Tripadvisor.
I am sorry to hear on this occasion we did not meet your expectations. In particular, I am disappointed that you were let down by our breakfast as this is an area that is often commented on very favourably by guests and I have brought it to the attention of the Restaurant Supervisor.
Unfortunately, we do not know what room you stayed in during your visit to us but we have photos of a cross-section of our rooms online from Standard to Executive
We do however appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback as this is the best way for us to monitor how we are doing and improve where necessary.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Cork, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

I booked this just few weeks ago...got good price...and despite no parking,the public one up the road always open and was free on that weekend...lovely French feel i thought to the rooms...spotless and tastefully decorated....the food was gorgeous...the staff excellent..

Room Tip: Rooms at the back are quieter....
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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amcollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, October 20, 2011
Dear Dolores C,
Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us.
We endeavour to offer value for money without cutting corners and we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. All our rooms have been recently renovated to a very high standard and without a doubt our staff are our best asset.
We hope to see you back at another time.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

Staff was great the rooms were great food amazing.

Only problem was they have no parking as it was on street parking.

Over all a great place to stay :)

Thanks Guys/Girls

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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amcollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, October 20, 2011
Dear Noel O,
Thank you for taking the time to review the International Hotel. All feedback is appreciated and when it is so positive, all the better. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.
We strive to reach the highest standards at all times and to ensure all our guests a pleasant and relaxing stay with us. We hope to see you back at another time.
With best regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Dunlin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

Had a very enjoyable time here. In particular the Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The location is also excellent.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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amcollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, October 20, 2011
Dear Claire C,
Thank you for your lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us.
Our wish is that every guest has a relaxing and pleasant experience at the International Hotel and happy memories of their visit.
Hopefuly we may have the opportunity to see you again at another time.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011 via mobile

We had a couple of nights here over a weekend. The hotel is very nicely appointed and to more of a traditional than modern style. Our room was a very good size and had a lovely bathroom. The bed is very comfortable although there seems to be a tendency to overly thick pillows which is not to my taste.
The location in town gave us a great opportunity to eat out and have a few drinks in town rather than staying in the hotel the whole time. Afterall this is Ireland. This was why we chose this hotel over the Loch Lein Country House. Prices for each were almost identical.
Hannigans bar in the hotel is every bit as good as the reviews said and certainly a departure from the usual sterile hotel bar. We ended both our evenings in here after eating out in the town.
We had a bit of a problem with selfishly noisy neighbours in the early hours which the staff kindly offered to attend to. I still don't quite understand why hotel doors have to be designed to slam quiteso loudly I must confess.
All in all we enjoyed our stay despite a few hours of lost sleep.
Friendly and helpful staff certainly make you feel welcome.

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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amcollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, October 20, 2011
Dear Sazupupandaway,
Thank you very much for your positive and informative review of the International Hotel. While the hotel is over 100 years old and as you say, traditional in style, it has very much been brought into the 21st century with all modern facilities and amenities to ensure our guests a comfortable and relaxing stay.
Hannigans Bar is extremely popular with visitors and locals alike and we are delighted you enjoyed its ambience during your stay.
Hopefully we may have the opporunity to welcome you back to the International and Killarney at another time and in the meanwhile, thank you again for taking the time to put pen to paper.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Address: Kenmare Place, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Killarney
#4 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
#11 Family Hotel in Killarney
#16 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — International Hotel Killarney 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Best Western Killarney
Killarney Best Western

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