We’ve got 55 hotels in Kerry – a stunning county tucked away in the south west corner of Ireland. Whether it’s an exclusive 5 star Kerry hotel you’re after, or a cheap budget Kerry hotel, you can be sure we’ve the perfect hotel for you! Whatever your reason for visiting the beautiful Kingdom of Kerry, you’re sure to want a Tourist Board approved hotel – well, when you book with us, you’re guaranteed of that! So we said we’d do the hard work (after all, we do know Kerry best!) and have compiled this little guide with all the top quality Kerry hotels.
County Kerry is known as the “Kingdom” – probably because of its majestic rivers, magnificent mountains, celebrated lakes and a dramatic coastline with some spectacular islands. Home to Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntuohill, many climbers come here just to test their hiking skills. If it’s peace and tranquillity you seek, then head for the beautiful Dingle Peninsula or why not take a day to drive the wonderful Ring of Kerry route. Along with its many scenic sites and historical attractions, this beautiful county provides the perfect opportunities for outdoor activities like golf, fishing, walking, cycling, surfing, hill walking and lots more!
Ring of Kerry hotels…
South Kerry is one of the most attractive areas in the country. Here you’ll find the stunning ’Ring of Kerry’, where the scenery can only be described as spectacular and the rugged coastline, breathtaking. Towns you might like to stay in here include Killarney, Killorglin, Cahirciveen, Sneem and Kenmare, with many smaller towns and villages to be found in between.
If you want a ‘Ring of Kerry’ hotel then stay at the Towers Hotel Glenbeigh, the Glencar House Hotel, the Derrynane Hotel, Killarney Valley Hotel and Suites, Parknasilla Great Southern Hotel in Sneem or the Ring of Kerry Hotel in Cahirciveen.
Kerry hotels in Killarney…
Alot of our Kerry hotels are located in and around the beautiful town of Killarney, Ireland’s most popular tourist destination. You can choose to stay in a plush 5 star Killarney hotel or if it’s budget accommodation you want we’ve 2 star Killarney hotels here too. Along with scenic beauty, plenty of shops, award winning restaurants and lively pubs, this town has a great atmosphere that cannot be matched anywhere else in Ireland.
It has also got great transport links that can bring you to other destinations. Both the bus and the train station are located in the centre of Killarney. Hotels in the town centre include The International Best Western Hotel, The Plaza Hotel, The Ross Hotel, The Malton Hotel, Scott’s Hotel, The Failte Hotel, Randles Hotel, The Eviston Hotel and The Royal Hotel.
If you’d prefer to be out of the town centre, there are loads of Killarney hotels located on the outskirts of the town yet still within walking distance. These include the Cahernane House Hotel, The Holiday Inn, The Victoria House Hotel, The Brehon, The Gleneagle, The Riverside Hotel and The Lake Hotel.
Kerry hotels in Kenmare…
Kenmare is always buzzing in the summer months. The town has so many restaurants that they even outnumber pubs – a very strange occurrence in Ireland! Coachman’s Hotel is a small hotel that can be found among some of Kenmare’s top eateries. On the town’s perpheries you’ll find loads of hotels which range from the 3 star Lansdowne Arms Hotel and the Kenmare Bay Hotel to the the 5 star Park Hotel and exclusive Sheen Falls Lodge.
Kerry hotels in Dingle…
We’ve also got some Kerry hotels in Dingle. The Dingle Scellig Hotel is a superb 4 star hotel, which is renowned for its outdoor hot tub – pure and utter bliss! Benner’s Hotel is another great spot to stay in town. The Kerry Gaeltacht (Irish speaking area) is located just outside Dingle.
While in Tralee, be sure to go back in time with a visit to the Kerry Museum’s Geraldine Experience and for a fun day out for all the family, a trip to the Aqua Dome is a must. Hotels in Tralee town centre include The Grand Hotel and The Brandon Hotel. If you’d like to stay away from the hustle and bustle of Tralee’s town centre, the following Tralee hotels might suit you a little bit better; The Ballygarry House, Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Meadowland’s Hotel and the Comfort Inn Hotel.
You could also base yourself close to the Shannon Region and stay at Kirby’s Lanterns Hotel in Tarbert.
Kerry hotels for that special occasion…
Looking for hotel accommodation in Kerry for that special break? This beautiful corner of Ireland is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic weekend or just a relaxing break. Amidst its breathtaking surroundings you can find a whole host of charming Kerry hotels, which offer the very best accommodation. These hotels are close to loads of amenities too whether you’d like to practice your swing on the golf course or maybe just pamper yourself in a Spa.
Hotel Ard na Sidhe is located just outside Killorglin. This luxurious Kerry hotel is very private and is hidden from the road by the woodlands that surround it. Caragh Lake is a tranquil lake that lies beneath you. You’re just moments away from Rossbeigh, Cromane and Dooks beaches, Dooks golf links, and the main Ring of Kerry route that runs along here. In the evening you can sample the cuisine at the hotel or you could head into Killorglin and check out one of its top restaurants.
The Dunloe Castle Hotel is another popular choice among those seeking luxury hotels in Kerry. Surrounded by magnificent gardens, this superb Kerry hotel stands at the foot of Carrauntouhill and you are just moments away from the famous Gap of Dunloe. Fantastic views can be seen from every side of the hotel. You’ll be glad to know you’re just 10 minutes drive from the tourist town of Killarney where there’s lots for you to see and do!
On the outskirts of Killarney you’ll find the Dunloe Castle’s sister hotel, The Hotel Europe. This exclusive 5 star Kerry hotel has recently been renovated making it even plusher and more comfortable than ever before. Great sights can be seen from here as this Kerry hotel sits at the edge of Lough Lein – one of Killarney’s three lakes!
The Muckross Park Hotel can be found just at the edge of Killarney’s beautiful National Park. This hotel has recently gained 5 star status and its accommodation can’t be beaten! It’s the perfect haven if you’re looking to get away from it all.
Or why not check into one of Ireland’s top spa hotels – the 5 star Aghadoe Heights Hotel. This superb Kerry hotel is perched in Aghadoe – an area overlooking Killarney town, its National Park and lakes, so as you can imagine, each room boasts breathtaking views.
Kerry is a very popular destination with its hotels often in high demand (especially during the Summer months). To avoid disappointment ensure that you book your Kerry hotel well in advance. If you need any help booking your hotel in Kerry just freephone our call centre and we’d be delighted to book the hotel you want at no extra charge!
County Kerry is brimming with various types of accommodation. You’re sure to find something that will suit your needs. If you can’t find what you want though, why not widen your search, or choose a Kerry guesthouse, a Kerry B&B or a Kerry self catering property.
If you’ve any queries about hotels in Kerry or about the county itself just drop us a line in the comment box below and we’ll do our best to help!