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“Beautiful but urgently needs soundproofing between rooms.”
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The Fairview
Ranked #17 of 38 Hotels in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Galway, Ireland
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38 reviews
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“Beautiful but urgently needs soundproofing between rooms.”
Reviewed September 18, 2010

This is a beautiful 4* guesthouse. The decor throughout is very tastefully done both within the hotel and in the bedroom. The owners and all the staff were very courteous and friendly. The place was spotlessly clean. Breakfast was included and was lovely...selection of fruits, cereals, juices and choices of hot breakfast (Full Irish, Omlette etc). Minor issues are that there is no bar and no parking; there are plenty of bars however within minutes of the hotel and there is a car park a stones throw up the road that costs only 60 cents for 2 hours or 3 euro for 24 hours (excellent value). The greatest issue was the noise that can be heard inside the bedroom from the rooms next door and above. It is so bad that when I heard the phone ring, firstly I thought it was the phone in our room, then when the people next door answered their phone, not only could I hear them speaking but I could hear the person on the other end of the line!!! (I couldnt hear what they were saying but I could hear them!). That was shocking! The hotel urgently needs to sound proof between the rooms. I would have recommended this hotel to others but couldn't due to the noise from the other rooms. The people next door and above were in no way noisy, the were conversing in normal tones, its the lack of sound proofing that is the problem.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Hanover, PA
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Reviewed September 11, 2010

Great location and beautiful room. We paid $15 Euro extra for an upgrade to a wonderful room with AC - we actually needed it because it was very warm that day! Lovely breakfast and great customer service.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed September 11, 2010

Beautifully decorated, clean Hotel with central location. Very classy yet cosy. Parking not a problem as only one minute walk from Hotel entrance. I'd definately recommend this hotel/guesthouse and will stay there in future.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 2, 2010

This was my third trip to the Fairview in Killarney and each one has been something special. We drove down from Dublin airport on Friday night, only arriving at 1.30 am (thanks again James for waiting up for us) and were just given our keys to go to bed, with the promise that we could check in properly the next day. Where else do you get that kind of trust and customer focus this day and age.

Rooms are fantastic, we had 209 and I can surely recommend it. Especially if, like me, nice bathrooms and a comfortable bed are your thing.

Best traditional cooked breakfast Ive ever had in a restaurant, served promptly and friendly

Great location. We were able to walk around the town, to the outlet shopping centre, to the centre to get on a horse and cart, and certainly close enough to all the pubs and nightlife without being too close.

Thanks again Fairview for keeping such a high standard. We will see you again!

Meg & Paul

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Cork
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Reviewed August 28, 2010

This guesthouse is a rareity; Fantastic prices (genuinely amazing value for money), beautiful rooms decorated to a tee.. Breakfast in the dining room was just delicious! Great menu and buffet. :-) Great service provided by helpful and accommodating staff upstairs, at reception and in the restaurant!! The location is literally perfect. Right in the heart of my favourite town, and yet this haven is so peaceful. Will definitely be returning for another visit, thanks to all there for their hospitality.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 26, 2010

The hotel lokks amazing from the outside but when u get to your room,my god it just gets better.massice tv,massive bed and the deco is outstanding.its right in the middle of the town so no walking for food or drinks.got a great deal so was impressed by the price well wat more can i say except if you go to Killarney and want location,stlye and a dreamy sleep then stay here at the Fairview.Thanks a mill for another enjoyable stay,will be seeing ye again.top notch.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed August 25, 2010

We stayed two nights at the Fairview and I was very impressed with it and with the owners. The rooms were very lovely. There was ample space and individualized touches to each room that made them seem much more than hotel rooms. This is not a Holiday Inn with the same artwork on each wall. The owners were very kind and helpful. We really enjoyed chatting with them both. The Fairview is very centrally located so that even my elderly father could easily walk to nearby pubs. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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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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