Killarney Park Hotel
A family owned five-star hotel near Killarney National Park
Killarney Park Hotel
The Killarney Park is a family-owned 5-star luxury hotel set in extensive grounds in Killarney, County Kerry. It is named after the breathtakingly beautiful Killarney National Park just a short distance away. The region is beautiful and should be part of your Private Tour of Ireland.
The hotel has seventy generously-sized rooms and suites fitted with all mod-cons. Its several restaurants and bars offer traditional, casual and al fresco dining. The well-being facilities include a beauty spa, gym and indoor swimming pool.
Nearby is Ireland's largest National Park, the 15th century Ross Castle, the stately Victorian home, Muckross House, the scenic Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula, famous for its music festivals. Killarney itself is a colourful town. With unique shopping during the day and a great 'craic' in the evenings, visitors will discover what it means to say "you just can't buy Killarney!"
Expect a warm welcome from family owned Killarney Park
The Killarney Park Hotel provides various accommodation options with a range of different rooms and suites.
Rooms are fully air-conditioned with king-size beds, tv, wi-fi, coffee machine, mineral water, refrigerator, iron and ironing board, international adaptors, safe, newspaper and 24-hour room service. The bathrooms are equipped with a shower or bath and shower, organic toiletries, hairdryer, robes and slippers.
Classic Rooms (350sq ft) with a choice of king-size or twin queen-size beds, overlooking the hotel gardens or Killarney town; Classic Family Rooms (400sq ft) for two adults and two younger children, with two queen-size beds, children's bathrobes and children's books and board games on request;
Premium Rooms (500sq ft) with a king-size bed, an open-plan style with lounge area and fireplace and marble bathroom with separate bath and shower; Signature Rooms (500sq ft) with two queen-size beds, an open-plan style with lounge area and fireplace and marble bathroom with separate bath and shower. Interconnecting rooms are available on request.
Each suite is fully air-conditioned with king-size beds, tv, wi-fi, coffee machine, mineral water, refrigerator, iron and ironing board, international adaptors, safe, newspaper and 24-hour room service. The bathrooms are equipped with a shower or bath and shower, organic toiletries, hairdryer, robes and slippers.
The Killarney Suites (850sq ft) have elegant lofty ceilings, separate living areas and bedroom areas with a fireplace and contemporary bathroom.
The Garden Suites (900sq ft) are a contemporary space with a living area with fireplace, additional toilet, flat screen tv in bed and bathroom, and balcony overlooking gardens.
The Innisfallen Suite (1000sq ft) sits in its private corner overlooking Killarney town. It is traditionally styled with a separate entrance hall, lounge area with fireplace, large dressing room and two contemporary bathrooms.
The Mangerton Suite (1200sq ft) has a traditional style on the quiet 4th floor with access via a private staircase. There is a living room with a fireplace and a separate kitchen.
The Master Suite (1440sq ft) overlooks the gardens with golden era Hollywood-style fittings and furnishings, two bedrooms, one with twin queen-size beds, two contemporary bathrooms, and a lounge area fireplace, full-size kitchen with modern appliances.
Kerry is spoilt by the mild climate, pure waters and green pastures. However, the Killarney Park Hotel can boast an authentic Irish dining experience sourced from the freshest, local and seasonal ingredients.
The Park Restaurant offers classic dining in elegant surroundings, including succulent charcoal-grilled steaks and fresh Atlantic seafood. During the warmer months, guests enjoy private dining in the secluded garden space.
With mahogany and wood-panelled alcoves and fireplaces, the Garden Bar & Whiskey Room's warm ambience matches its impressive dishes of gourmet sandwiches, meat, fish, garden dishes, and salads. In addition, staff may enhance the dining experience by delivering champagne, rare whiskies and crafted cocktails.
Alfresco dining is available on a heated patio at The Terrace overlooking the gardens. Fine wines, gin cocktails and classic Pimms complement the dishes, and during the warmer months, guests can enjoy a barbecue.
The Cellar is located at The Ross, the Killarney Park's sister property across the street. Dining is contemporary Irish with offerings such as wood-fired flatbreads, arancini, surf n' turf, and fish specials, with a good range of wines. Here you can also enjoy a relaxed afternoon tea on cosy sofas, with a combination of sweet and savoury selections. Later, you can round off your evening with champagne in the Pink Lounge upstairs.
The Spa at the Killarney Park Hotel features an extensive menu of treatments and various relaxation experiences, and specialist spa options such as facials and massages. The Health Centre includes a 20m indoor swimming pool, bubble pool, plunge pool, sauna, steam room, outdoor hot tub, and relaxation lounge area. The Fitness Suite has a range of equipment supervised by a professional fitness team.
You can book a private training session or even a personalized running route around the iconic Killarney National Park. Or you might like to combine a spot of outdoor exploring with a picnic. The hotel can arrange a lakeside place at the National Park exclusively for its residents with a specially prepared hamper filled with lots of homemade goodies and local produce.
Since the mid-1700s, visitors from around the world have been flocking to the 25,000 acres of Killarney National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty sitting in the shadow of Macgillycuddy's Reeks, Ireland's highest mountain range. So there has always been a need for good quality hotels in the area.
The story of the Killarney Park Hotel starts in the late 1920s. Around this time, 14-year-old Marie O'Sullivan arrived in Killarney from the nearby town of Kilgarvan to work at the Kenmare Arms, a hotel owned by her aunt Julia O'Donoghue. Ten years later, Marie Treacy was allowed to buy the hotel after marrying a local schoolteacher.
In 1938, she took out a loan from the bank in Killarney and raised a family of four children; she built the Ross Hotel, which has been owned by the Treacy family ever since. Marie ran the hotel for four decades, with her son Padraig and his wife Janet taking over management in 1983.
In 1990, Padraig and Janet purchased a site across the road at East Avenue. Killarney Park opened its doors in 1992 with 55 rooms. Today it is operated by the third generation of Treacys. The family still owns The Ross, which is now a 29-bedroom boutique hotel. With local senior staff and management, the hotel does offer a warm and genuine Killarney welcome. Perhaps not surprisingly, it was voted Ireland's no.1 luxury hotel by TripAdvisor in 2020.
The Killarney Park Hotel is ideal for touring Killarney National Park and enjoying the mirror-like lakes and mountain scenery. Take a boat trip and see Ross Castle and finish the day wandering around the Victorian Muckross House.
Tour the Ring of Kerry with your driver-guide to take a boat trip to Skellig Michael or extend the day to the Dingle Peninsula. Then, spend two or three nights in the beautiful southwest on your Private driver-guided Tour of Ireland.
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