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The Grand Hotel Tralee
Ranked #8 of 14 Hotels in Tralee
Certificate of Excellence
Kilmarnock
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6 reviews
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“Relaxing”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Changed my booking to this hotel after reading recent reviews of the Abbeygate. Definitely the right decision. Lovely hotel, even though there is some refurbishment going on. Excellent location as well. No parking in the immediate vicinity but there was free parking in a local car park about 500 yards away, (the hotel give you a card to place on your dashboard). Food was excellent though not cheap. Excellent service throughout our stay

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Perfect place to stay if you're going to Tralee or surrounding areas. The busy bar and cafe during all hours of the day shows the popularity of the venue to locals, and i can see why: the service and quality were excellent in all areas.

  • Stayed April 2013
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grandTralee, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Tralee, responded to this review, April 27, 2013
Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Hotel.. Your kind words are most welcome by management and staff. Hope to see you again sometime soon.
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Lampeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

I spent two weekend nights at the well located Grand Hotel and the rooms were very comfortable, clean and spacious.
The food and atmosphere at the Hotel were superb and the well managed staff would go out of their way to make your stay a pleasant one.
Will definitely be returning again and would recommend to friends and family.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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grandTralee, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Tralee, responded to this review, April 27, 2013
Thank you for your kind words on Trip Advisor. We remember your entertaining but well behaved group very well and the door of "The Grand Hotel" will always be open to our friends from Wales. Hope to see you sometime soon.
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed April 15, 2013

I have just come back from two nights stay at the Grand and would like to say that the food, rooms and staff where fantastic, from the room maids the the Manager. A big thank you to Ann behind the bar.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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grandTralee, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Tralee, responded to this review, April 27, 2013
Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. Ann said to say hello. Just a warning you have swelled her head a little more. Hope to see you again soon.
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

we call into grand for tea and pie in the evenings when we are around and i must say the staff are very nice as you can have the craic with some of them .i got a meal there a few times and it was fine. after the meal we can sit out in the reception area as they have a lovely fire lighting . i really can;t say any more

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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grandTralee, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Tralee, responded to this review, April 30, 2013
Delighted to hear that you call to "The Grand" for Afternoon Tea when you visit Tralee. Hope to see you soon.
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

My partner and I found this stylish hotel on a trip to Ireland on around 09 Feb 2013. We located is by absolute accident using an iPhone app. called 10min before arrival at 19:00.
The receptionist was friendly and helpful, we expected nothing more than a pillow to rest our heads for the night.
From arrival to departure we were constantly impressed with this establishment, service, food, friendliness, attitude of staff rooms and facilities were all fantastic.

From a person who passes through around 10 different hotels a month it has been many years since having such a pleasant experience and was happy to pay the bill.

My only advice to the owner is you have got the balance between price and product perfect so keep doing what you doing !!! Thank you.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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grandTralee, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Tralee, responded to this review, April 27, 2013
Delighted to hear that your stay at The Grand was to your satisfaction. Hope to see you sometime soon.
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Tullamore, Ireland
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Stayed just this weekend in the above hotel,and have to advise anyone heading to Tralee,to look no further,as in The Grand hotel you have got it all! The location is central to everywhere,they offer you free car park just around the corner, the reception area is of old style has a very welcoming fire on entry,with a friendly face to greet you.The rooms are spotless and very modern especially 204 which is to the front of hotel. The staff couldnt have been nicer,both in the restaurant and bar,the food is excellent,Reg will entertain you in the bar a great barman,not to forget Eileen,she is an amazing woman she is a must for all hotels! Thanks again and the women from Clare will be back!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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grandTralee, General Manager at The Grand Hotel Tralee, responded to this review, April 30, 2013
Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Grand and thank you for your kind comments. Its good to hear that the "free parking" suited your needs, its really proving to be a big hit with our residents. Hope to see you again sometime soon.
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Property: The Grand Hotel Tralee
Address: Denny Street, Tralee, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Tralee
#5 Romantic Hotel in Tralee
#6 Family Hotel in Tralee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Grand Hotel Tralee 3*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the heart of Tralee, we are the ideal location for exploring the majestic South West of Ireland. Centred between Killarney & The Dingle Peninsula, we are the perfect spot for those who wish to see it all. A renovated Victorian house which honours its rich history with added modern décor & luxuries. The Grand Hotel stands on the site of The Great Castle of Tralee. The Grand hotel occupies the liveliest kitchen in Tralee. Recognised amongst locals and visitors for its superb service & delicious display of culinary art. We offer extensive menus in The Pikeman Bar and Samuel's Restaurant. We serve from the crack of dawn (7.30am) until the faint dusk (9.30pm.): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & everything in between! Our live music weekends are hosted Friday & Saturday with various performers. Our traditional Irish music sessions deem extremely popular. ... more   less 
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