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“Perfect holiday getaway!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Fairview
Ranked #17 of 39 Hotels in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“Perfect holiday getaway!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

Guest house in great location
Staff exceptionally friendly and helpful
Mini suite good size and great decor very clean
Breakfast fantastic! Plenty of food and good choice.
I would recommend the Fairview Guest House to anyone traveling to killarney

Paul

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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JimONeill, Manager at The Fairview, responded to this review, October 30, 2012
Hi Paul McKenna62

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Fairview in Killarney. As you mention, we do indeed have the best location in Killarney, in the town center and close to bus and rail, shopping, restaurants and pubs. All our rooms are individually designed and decorated and you mention the cleanliness. We pride ourselves on working hard to maintain our 5 star grade and are so pleased you noticed our efforts. During the season we upgraded our breakfast menu and are delighted that you enjoyed our choices.

You can be assured that a warm welcome awaits you on your next visit to Killarney.

kind regards

Les
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights Oct.12-15, in a triple room,which was absolutely spotless! My husband and I in the most comfortable king bed and my sister-in-law in a comfy double. The staff was extremely pleasant and helpful and the owner himself was delightful! The Intown location is great!
You could'nt ask for a nicer, comfortable, and I must stress again spotlessly clean place to stay!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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JimONeill, Manager at The Fairview, responded to this review, October 30, 2012
Hi Paula M,

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Fairview in Killarney. We are so pleased you found everything to your liking. We very much appreciate your comments on the housekeeping standards in the property. We are a five star property and work very hard to maintain the very high standards this grading demands. It is so satisfying to note that we are doing our job well. James, the owner, is a hands on person and enjoys meeting all the guests and ensuring that they have a wonderful Irish experience.

When next you are in Killarney you can be assured of a warm welcome in the Fairview

kind regards

Les
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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

My two sisters and I stayed at the 'Fairview' in Killarney for a weekend in October 212. We were extremenly impressed by this establishment, from the moment we entered we were met by a very courteous gentleman in reception, who offered us an up-grade to the Junior Suite which was well worth doing. The junior suite was spotless clean, beautifully decorated and cozy, bathroom was of a high standard over-all excellent value for money. We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfast in a most beautiful cozy restaurant, served by a lovely 'Roscommon' gentleman, we felt like the 'Granthams of Downton Abbey' served by the 'Butler Carson' a treat not to be missed. Over-all a very enjoyable and comfortable stay, we would certainly recommend this guesthouse to fellow travellers, also the location was very beneficial.

Room Tip: The Junior Suite highly recommend.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Bridget L
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JimONeill, Owner at The Fairview, responded to this review, October 30, 2012
Hi Bridget L,

thank you for your most pleasing review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Fairview in Killarney and your comments on your experience of the Junior Suite are very welcome. Each room in the Fairview is individually designed and decorated and the Junior Suite has the added luxury of a jacuzzi bath. We very much appreciate your comments about the service offered by Tommy. He is indeed a valued member of our team and with over 40 years of experience in the industry his old world courtesy is a reflection on a bygone era.

You can be assured that it you visit Killarney in the future a warm welcome will await you.

kind regards

Jimmy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed in the Fairview in September 2012. returning yet again. The greeting at reception was friendly and helpful, there is a lift. We stayed in a junior suit the room was beautiful, spotless clean and had a wonderful en~suite with jacuzzi. The breakfast was first class. Kept us going for the day.
No complaints staying here, you wont be disappointed.

Room Tip: all rooms are great have stayed before.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank LynseyCBathgate
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JimONeill, Owner at The Fairview, responded to this review, October 31, 2012
Hi LynseyCBathgate

Thank you for your most positive review of your recent stay with us. We are so pleased that you found your Junior Suite with Jacuzzi Bath so wonderful. During the season we upgraded our breakfast menu and its great to know you found it so filling. You can be sure of a warm welcome when next you are in Killarney.

kind regards

James
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed at the Fairveiw on1st and 2nd Oct.and were singularly impressed with all aspects .
Staff were friendly and most efficient. The room very comfortable and Breakfast first class.
We did take the upgrade option and it was well worth it.
The Hotel had a clear "Quiet" period advertised , from 2000 til 0800, but I don`t know how long this had been in operation. We certainly had no cause to be alarmed by noisy neighbours.
The position was perfect for access to the main part of the town.
We would have preferred the use of a business center, but there was wifi readily available, but laptops had been left at home.
Will stay by choice in the furure,..

Thank you.

Room Tip: Go fir the upgrade room..
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Stephen W
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JimONeill, Owner at The Fairview, responded to this review, October 31, 2012
Hi Stephen W,

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to post your review. As you rightly say the location is superb and close to shopping, restaurants and pubs. You can walk everywhere from the Fairview. Each room is individually designed and decorated and we are delighted that you found your 'upgraded' room so comfortable and worth taking advantage of. Our staff are the backbone of the business and we are pleased you found them helpful and friendly. As you rightly say complimentary WiFi is available throughout the property for guests use.

You can be sure of a warm welcome here at the Fairview when next you return to Killarney.

kind regards

James
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

Stayed here for a night while visiting family and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Owner, James, treated us on our arrival, gave us excellent recommendations for dinner, and chatted with us during breakfast. The room was well appointed and I really enjoyed the balcony with a view of town and the mountains. Breakfast was great as well. Would stay here again and will recommend it to others

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a balcony if you enjoy an outdoor area. Rooms at back are quieter on busy weeke...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Trish M
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JimONeill, Manager at The Fairview, responded to this review, October 31, 2012
Hi Trish M,

We are so delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. James, the owner, loves to meet and greet the guests personally and knows all the best locations in town for food and beverage. We are so pleased your experience was so positive.

kind regards

Les
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Tralee, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

My girlfriend and i stayed 4 nights in early Oct
We were very impressed with the hotel Location, Comfort and staff all excellent
Breakfast was wonderful kept us going all day
The bed room was lovely and spacious The beds sooo comfortable
We look forward to going back to stay at the Fairview

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TobyBear55
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JimONeill, Manager at The Fairview, responded to this review, October 31, 2012
Hi TobyBear55

Thank you for your lovely comments about your stay with us. We are always delighted to receive such positive comments about our property and you do seem to have enjoyed the comfort of the room and bed. Our breakfast menu was upgraded during the summer season and we increased our variety of dishes on offer. This has proved to be a hit with our guests and we are pleased you enjoyed it.

When next you are in Killarney we look forward to welcoming you back to the Fairview.

kind regards

Bart
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Property: The Fairview
Address: College Street, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#11 Business Hotel in Killarney
#12 Family Hotel in Killarney
#16 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairview 5*
Number of rooms: 29
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