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County Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to The Glencar House Hotel, it's back in business, lovely new look,, which retains all the old glamour and character. The grounds remain as beautiful as ever, Lunch was lovely. Rooms were pricey,, but I think that might change.

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Co. Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are locals and decided to eat tonight in the Glencar house resort and I Have to say we had a beautiful meal. We were in time for the early bird and it is great value at 25euro each for 3 courses. Each course has about 4 options and the food is beautifully presented. I wish I had taken some... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

It's a long time now since we (Australian couple, late 50s) visited Glencar House, and writing a review was something I meant to do at the time but forgot, but I reckon we owe it to the wonderful Liam and Eilis even this far down the track. So even though it Memories: the extraordinary food, the friendliness, the craic in... More 

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Milford, Delaware
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

My friend and I arrived at Glencar House in the early evening after walking on the Kerry Way. We were hiking the Kerry Way to celebrate turning 50! We had just walked 15 miles from Black Valley. We were both tired and hungry. We had a great room and dinner. After dinner, my friend and I then moved to the... More 

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County Carlow, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We visited for two nights in October in order to climb Carrauntoohil. An excellent base for walks in the Reeks. A very warm welcom and excellent evening meals. Cosy bar area.Would revisit when next in the area.

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Eilis C, Proprietor at Glencar House, responded to this review

Dear Trevor H, thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. We are always very happy to get positive feed back from our valued guests. Hopefully we will get to see you again next year. Best wishes from all at Glencar House Hotel. More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This was my second visit to The Glencar House Hotel. I traveled with 11 others from Northern Ireland for a hiking weekend and as before it did not disappoint. Just like being at home, with our excellent hosts Liam and Eilish and their attentive staff. Even my lactose intolerant diet was not ignored. The food was delicious and my companions... More 

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Eilis C, Proprietor at Glencar House, responded to this review

Dear Damien aka 'The Special one'!! Thank you for your very kind comments about your visit to Glencar House. We are very conscious of people on special diets and want them not to feel excluded when it comes to dining in our restaurant. We were so delighted that you returned to see us again this year and that the group... More 

California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We had a delightful visit to Glencar House with our family this summer. It is about a 45 minute drive down country lanes outside Killarney to the hotel which is in a perfect setting with beautiful views of the hills and countryside. We were made so welcome and offered a choice of rooms: we ended up in a nice basic... More 

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Eilis C, proprietor at Glencar House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your very kind review about Glencar House Hotel. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit to our area and that you were happy with the service your received from us and our staff. We value our guests Tripadvisor reviews and welcome the feedback (negative or positive). Hopefully you will get... More 

Gabriola Island, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Set in the most perfect setting this hotel is a gem of a find. Liam, Eilish and Joyce were perfect hosts. The bar is cosy and friendly with Liam pulling a splendid pint of guinness. Eilish is 'chef extraordinaire' offering a good choice of local dinner choices (beef, duck or salmon when we were there) with perfectly cooked fresh vegetables... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is ideally located for the mountains, an actual 9 minute drive from the hydro road route up Carrontouhil. The views from the dining room and our room were gorgeous, of the mountains. At dinner when the stag wasn't in the garden, the shallows were very entertaining. The food was great, we loved it. Liam and Eilis were great... More 

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

After a long day of driving it was so nice to finally get to The Glencar House. Liam and his wife are absolutely delightful. The bar area is so comfortable. We enjoyed meeting some locals while trying out different Irish drinks. It's very clean and pleasant. The food is great. They made us a sandwich to take on our hike... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Glencar House is a rustic mountain hotel in the heart of the Caragh Valley and is the ideal base for a fishing or walking trip. Glencar House Hotel offers the lover of the outdoors easy access to the finest facilities from world-class salmon & trout fishing and walking trips or climbing trips , to golf and trekking. The hotel boasts panoramic views of the valley, woods and MacGillicuddy's Reeks, home to Carrauntuohill Ireland's highest mountain. The popular tourist town of Killarney is situated 22 miles from Glencar House hotel and is centrally situated within the famous 'Ring of Kerry' route. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glencar House

Address: Glencar, Glencar, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Glencar
Price Range: $85 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Glencar House 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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