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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed October 16, 2016

A group of us stayed here while on a walk along the Kerry Way. Just one night, but we had a great experience. The hotel has been renovated by the current owners, but retains an old-world charm. The staff and managers are very friendly. We had a wonderful diner after a relaxing "tea" (and something stronger!) in the lounge, which...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Sitting under Carrauntoohill, the highest peak in Ireland, this hotel and restaurant is the tops. Friendly and efficient service, extensive views, central for walking and fishing and Irish stew. There is plenty of space to sit and eat inside and out and when we were there mid September there were few others, it is worth booking weekends and high season.

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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a lovely day at the end of august whilst driving around. We wanted something tasty to eat were not dissappointed lovely club sandwiches and beautiful scones served by a lovely local girl all staff very kind and helpful it was so peaceful and still there the perfect place to relax i am looking forward to sprnding a few...

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Cork
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I was going to a wedding in Glencar and popped in here for a sandwich before I went to the church. I was expecting something small and average BUT I got this incredible sandwich with lovely coleslaw and fries. It was so good and care put into it that I said I would review. Glencar seems a really great place...

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County Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed August 24, 2016

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
Reviewed August 21, 2016 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...

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Geelong, Australia
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...

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Milford, Delaware
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...

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County Carlow, Ireland
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.

Newry, United Kingdom
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...

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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $80 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Glencar House 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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