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Arbutus Hotel

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College Street | Killarney Town centre, Killarney, Ireland
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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The good: - Large clean rooms. - Nicely decorated. Has a historical victorian feel. - Staff is very friendly. - Hot breakfast included. - Location is in the city center, about 5 minutes walk from the bus station. - Wifi worked fine from our room. We could even stream netflix. The bad: - An old building means creaky floors. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here with family for two night weekend break. Upon entering the hotel we were very impressed with a beautiful foyer and very friendly staff. Our delight was short lived when we let ourselves into our bedrooms. They are a great size but are very outdated with velour bedspreads which smelt of mould. The room was spotless but needs a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I were on a weeklong driving visit to Ireland, home to both of our ancestral families. One of the hotels we were booked into was the Arbutus Killarney, and in doing my research found that the founder and I shared our name and the hotel was still in the original family! When we arrived to check in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my favorite place to stay during our trip around the whole of Ireland. I loved how you just can walk out the door and you are in the midst of all the action, shops, restaurants, etc. The rooms are really nice, the decor very charming. Breakfast room, and the breakfast menu-just wonderful! However 2 things made this less... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior to arriving we were contacted by the Arbutus staff about heavy traffic near the hotel and to plan for delays between 2-5pm due to a big football game in town. Thankfully we listened. We called ahead and they met us at the curb helping us unload and get us to our rooms before even completing normal check-in. What awesome... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me say that the service staff of the hotel were great! They were friendly and we had a great experience in terms of the service at the front desk as well as breakfast. That being said, my two main complaints about the hotel were the smell of cigarette smoke and the terrible WiFi signal. The room was clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is very charming. The staff are very friendly. The hotel was very clean. The bathroom and shower was clean and had good water pressure. However, the mattresses and bedding could use updating. The blankets were rough. We were provided breakfast for our stay and it was very good. I would recommend this hotel and stay again but would... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night at the Arbutus in Killarney. We really enjoyed our stay. Very friendly staff, nice clean room and wonderful breakfast. The attached pub was a great place for a pint. Would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we arrived, frazzled from travel and learning left hand drive, we were welcomed like family and offered assistance. From the young man helping with bags to the wonderful front desk, everybody was amazing. Breakfast each day included a buffet with fresh fruits, baked goods and delicious homemade jellies, and an order to cook menu with a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family participate in the Ring of Kerry Cycle every July and I tag along as "The back up crew". We stay in the Arbutus Hotel every year. The proprietor and staff make you feel very welcome. The bedrooms are comfortable. We have always had a room at the side or the back so its very quiet. The food is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Arbutus is one of Killarney's true original hotels. Located in the town centre it is a historic, family run hotel -The Arbutus is best described as a Country House Manor in the heart of Killarney . Whilst small, it has the luxurious accommodation and service expected from a larger hotel, with the advantage of all the personal attention and discretion that a smaller property can offer. Location, service, knowledge and comfort. It is often described by guests as a home away from home. We look forward to the opportunity of making you feel at home ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arbutus Hotel

Address: College Street | Killarney Town centre, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: $102 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Arbutus Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Arbutus Hotel Killarney
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Killarney
#6 Business Hotel in Killarney
#6 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#9 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
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