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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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...

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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...

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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...

Perth
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.

St. Helier, United Kingdom
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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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.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Spent 4 nights with friends at this lovely hotel on a National holiday. Arrived at 8.30 to a lovely hot meal after a long journey. Couldn't fault this hotel or the food one little bit. The bedrooms were very roomy and very comfy, towels changed every day. We had a room at the back of the hotel, overlooking the gardens....

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

Dear carolspooner, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted to see you had such an enjoyable stay with us and sincere thanks for your kind words about the food & amenities here. We will be sure to pass on your words to all the departments here and we will also let Terry...

Reviewed June 17, 2016

Good bedrooms comfortable,excellent service in dinning room ,food great,most enjoyable stay.would recommend to other coach holiday travellers.Quite at night not noisey ,with such large number of guests staying.

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

Dear John M, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted to see you had such a great stay with us, and we hope you may revisit us in the future. Kind Regards, Norella Mansfield, Assistant Manager.

North Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 17, 2016

My husband and myself have just came back from this lovely hotel, the grounds are really beautiful, there is a fountain at the front and lovely large garden area at the back, the food was really nice, lots of meat chicken turkey covered in tasty meaty gravy, the hotel itself is beautiful, massive silver vases of flowers, very well decorated...

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

Dear JuneMurphy, Thank you for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted you had such an enjoyable stay with us and thank you in particular for the very kind words about the staff, food & decor which we will be sure to pass onto the team here. We do hope you may revisit us again...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 26, 2016

arrived at 8.30 at night with Caledonia bus tour, got straight into hotel, sat down and got served up a very tasty lamb, potatoes, and veggies, oops forgot to mention the starter, very nice, then a very nice dessert, after that we got our room key on the ground floor, very nice clean room, the staff at the hotel are...

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

Dear George Peter B, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. In particular, thank you for your kind words regarding the staff & the food, which we will be sure to convey to the relevant departments. We hope that you may revisit us again in the future, Kind Regards, Norella Mansfield, Assistant Manager.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Came here with a Trafalgar tour last week sometime for one night stay, hotel advertised free WiFi and as we got to our room there was no WiFi listed coming up on our phones or computers. We opened our bedroom door and walked into the hallway and the WiFi came up, we connected to it and went back into our...

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

Dear jayden771, Thank you for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are very sorry to see that the lack of wifi in your room caused such a disappointment. We do offer free unlimited wifi in the bar & lobby area of the hotel, and around the time of your stay we were in the process of...

Dublin
Reviewed May 1, 2016

We travelled as part of a group of mostly elderly people. There was a lot going on in the hotel (a wedding and several coach parties) but the staff were efficient, friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean, comfortable and quiet. The food was good. Our only (small) concern that there were few places to go to escape the Friday...

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Dear Lozzatrip, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted to read that you had such an enjoyable stay with us and that you would return to us given the chance! In particular, thank so much for the very kind comments regarding the staff here, we are very lucky to have such a...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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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: $101 - $121 (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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