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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just come back from a four night stay at this hotel, I can't recommend it enough the rooms were spotless, the restaurant staff were all pleasant and polite, nothing was too much trouble. There was entertainment in the lounge bar in the evening, but my husband and I sat outside in the comfortable outdoor seating area, we also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here for 3 nights during a tour of Ireland which included a Daniel O'Donnel concert in Killarney.The food was excellent & hotel rooms very clean,it's also set in a wonderful garden setting.The hotel staff were very helpful,even though it was very busy with coach loads of people the restaurant had a section set aside for each visiting coach &... More 

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

Dear patanmo, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted to see ye had such an enjoyable stay with us.....with the obvious highlight being the concert ye attended!! Sincere thanks for your very kind words regarding our staff and food, we will be sure to pass these on to all relevant departments. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An great night had all around by everyone. Very friendly staff. The food served was delicious and the staff had no problem in helping out. Hotel was very clean and tidy, very beautiful set up. Overall a brilliant night with no fuss and great craic. Would recommend it to any school looking for a spot to have their debs.

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

Dear crotta8, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted to see ye had such a great night at yer debs, and sincere thanks for your very kind words! We wish ye all the very best as ye start yer college lives, Kindest Regards, Norella Mansfield, Assistant Manager. More 

Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to the fantastic staff at the Earl of Desmond for making our Debs night one to remember. The hotel was very busy but we all got a lovely welcome from the female manager. The food was delicious, the service was great and the bar staff were very friendly. This was my 4th Debs in 2 years. The Earl... More 

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

Dear Magz6, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel! We are delighted to see ye had such an enjoyable night with us and we wish you all every success as ye begin yer college lives! Kindest Regards, Norella Mansfield, Assistant Manager. More 

Ardfert, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Debs was held at the Earl this summer and I can't emphasis how helpful and friendly the staff were. The food and service were excellent, everyone is still on about how great our final night together was so thanks to hotel for facilitating it! Would highly recommend to other schools :)

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

Dear 8Jess9, Thank you for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond! We are delighted to see ye had such a good night and we wish each and every one of you every success in your college life! Kindest Regards, Norella Mansfield, Assistant Manager. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived here for our first visit to Ireland and this was our designated hotel with National Holidays. The Hotel is really lovely, we had a ground floor room that was huge and nicely decorated and overlooked the gardens at the back. Every evening there was varied entertainment - enjoyed by all. The bar prices were a little dear but plenty... More 

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

Dear C P, Many thanks for your recent wonderful review of the Earl of Desmond! We are thrilled to see you had such an enjoyable stay with us and thank you for your lovely compliments which we will pass onto all departments - we are very lucky to have a great team with us! Terry is one in a million,... More 

Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stayed at this hotel as part of an organised coach trip. Always wary as been to some pretty tired hotels on those tours. A wee negative to start. I requested a quiet room at the rear and was allocated a front room near to the main door. Sleep quality was poor as you heard the traffic from the adjacent busy... More 

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

Dear Colin D, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. We are sorry to see that your room request was not communicated to us, we endeavor to fulfill the requests of our guests when we are notified of such. Thank you for the very kind words about the food, staff & service in the hotel, We... More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Short stay but enjoyable. Problem with flight documents solved by Norrella whose diligence and tenacity were second to none,she is a great credit to the hotel, Such attention is difficult to find, cannot thank her enough.

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

Dear sueroberts01, Sincere thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. I am delighted to see ye had such an enjoyable stay and I was more than happy to help you resolve your problems with your flight documents, there is nothing worse than having something like that hanging over you whilst on holidays and thankfully the issue was... More 

Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We were very impressed with hotel. Even though no air con we were able to open the window to get some air into the room. It is a very large hotel but was spotlessly clean, and has a lovely bar for pre and post dinner drinks. The food for dinner and breakfast was excellent.

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

Dear dust56, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted to see you had an enjoyable stay with us, and sincere thanks for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back to us in the future, Kind Regards, Norella Mansfield, Assistant Manager. More 

St. Helier, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Rooms seemed dated with old appliances but clean and spacious. It would be grand for a large mob attending a function such as a wedding or as a stop over to somewhere more scenic in Kerry or up country.

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

Dear RonanM, Thank you for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are happy to see that you found your room clean & spacious and have taken your other comments on board also. We hope you may revisit us again in the future, Kind Regards, Norella Mansfield, Assistant Manager. More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about The Earl of Desmond Hotel

Address: N21 | Ballyseedy, Tralee, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Price Range: $104 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Earl of Desmond Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 155
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Also Known As:
Earl Desmond Hotel Tralee
Earl Of Desmond Tralee
Earl Of Desmond Hotel
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#7 Family Hotel in Tralee
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