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“Great location and historical building!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of International Hotel Killarney

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International Hotel Killarney
Ranked #7 of 39 Hotels in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great location and historical building!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

Beautifully appointed hotel. We loved sitting out on the huge upstairs balcony with a cuppa and watching the world go by (including horse and buggys)....the chesterfields in the downstairs sitting room overlooked the street. We were right in the heart of Killarney. The breakfast was first class in a gorgeous room and catered for gluten free without a problem. On our early start morning we were provided with a continental breakfast by cheerful staff. Highly recommend from Brett and Sharon downunder.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Wishful50
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, 31 October 2013
Dear Sharon & Brett,
Thank you both very much for your lovely comments- I have to agree, our location and balcony are quite unique, and we would only love if the balcony got a little more use, weather permitting!
That said, we were very fortunate this year so no complaints.
Yes, we understand that travelling with special dietary requirements can be trying so we have a very good selection of gluten free/diabetic, vegetarian etc options readily available.
Our serving staff, indeed all our team come very highly praised and we're delighted you agree.
We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your time in Ireland and had a safe journey home,
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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IRON RIVER
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

Outstanding staff that went out of their way to help us find our way around and direct
us to great restaurants and good shops.
The rooms are very clean and nicely decorated. It is located in a very central spot.They have
a very nice breakfast and provided us a continental breakfast on the day we had to leave
early.
Would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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1 Thank IceLakeQueen
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, 31 October 2013
Dear IceLakeQueen,
Thank you very much for your lovely account of your recent stay, we endeavour to employ all local or long-time Killarney residents to ensure our guests get a taste of the real Killarney and who can of course, give the best advice and tips on how to get the most out of your stay with us.
We're delighted you would return to us and thank you again for taking the time to review your stay.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

We spent two nights here and really enjoyed it. The location was convenient, the staff was very helpful in answering all our questions and making good suggestions. Dinner at the hotel restaurant was very good. Room was charming and clean. Breakfast was also very good.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Susan60898
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, 31 October 2013
Dear Susan60898,
Thanks so much for your lovely review. We couldn't have said it better ourselves - you have managed to capture in a few lines what we are about, great location, friendly staff, modern comfortable bedrooms all the while maintaining the ' old world, traditional' feel of the hotel, along with serving only the best of fresh locally produced food in a great atmosphere.
We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back at another time!
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

Our 3 night stay at the International could not have been better. The reception and dining room staff were friendly and helpful in every way and interested in what we were doing in beautiful Killarney. The location of the hotel, close to the Main Street and train station, was ideal, with the jaunting cars across the street. The breakfast was excellent, freshly cooked and served in such a cheerful manner by the dining room ladies. The room was attractive, with all amenities. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank Denise C
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, 31 October 2013
Dear Denise C
Thank you so much for your lovely review of the International on Tripadvisor. Our aim is to consistently provide a top class service to each and every guest and our staff are a huge part of this. We are delighted that you agree and would love the opportunity to see you back again at another time,
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

Staff very friendly and helpful, rooms are clean, great location. Staff helped us book day trips around Killarney with a great tour company. Would definitely recommend staying at the hotel to others and will be back next time we are in Ireland.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, 31 October 2013
Dear Hollymac,
Thank you taking the time to review our hotel. Customer service and satisfaction is our number one priority here and we genuinely appreciate hearing back from guests who have had an enjoyable stay with us. Thank for you recommending us and we definitely hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back at another time.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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tipperary ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

Spent a week-end on the 11th October in the International.This was the 5th time my wife and I have stayed in this hotel.As usual we were greeted like old friends by the staff who I must say are the best in the world.Our room 235 was beautiful .We dined each night in Hannigans bar.The food was first class as per usual. We were delighted with the new decor in the library and snooker room .Well done.I know (if God spares us) we will be back again in 2014 we usually visit Killarney twice a year.Many thanks to all the staff for making our stay as pleasureable as always.
Looking forward to our visit in 2014

Room Tip: All rooms that we have stayed in have been excellent
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank failte52
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, 31 October 2013
Dear Failte52,
Thank you very much for your great review. Our return guests are very important to us, we appreciate your loyalty and all our staff work together as a team to ensure only the highest standards for each and every stay.
Yes, we did up our Residents Lounge and Snooker room in September, we're delighted with the results and getting great feedback
We hope to see you back again next time you are in Killarney and again, we thank you for taking the time to comment, we genuinely appreciate it.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Great hotel and perfect location. Rooms are cosy and comfortable. Within walking distance of great pubs and shops. Just across from Kilarney National Park. Take a horse and cart tour, you won't be disappointed.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this review, 21 October 2013
Dear NurseNic2013,
Thanks for your lovely comments, we're very glad you enjoyed your stay and your jaunting car ride, which of course is an integral part of a visit to Killarney!
We'd be delighted to welcome you again to the hotel at another time should the opportunity arise,
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins
Front Office Manager
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Additional Information about International Hotel Killarney

Property: International Hotel Killarney
Address: Kenmare Place, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Killarney
#6 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
#11 Family Hotel in Killarney
#16 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — International Hotel Killarney 4*
Number of rooms: 94
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A firm favourite with visitors to Killarney, the luxurious 4* International is one of Killarney's longest established and best loved hotels, bringing our guests the warmest of welcomes and our promise of excellence. Located in the heart of Killarney Town, just a stroll from Killarney National Park & Killarney House, boasting 94 exquisite guestrooms (Classic, Superior & Executive) each with a perfect blend of classical elegance and modern design to ensure our guests a restful nights sleep Facilities include Hannigans Award winning traditional Bar & Restaurant, live music nightly in season. All areas have complimentary Wi-Fi. Further facilities include our modern, air-conditioned gym, Snooker room, library and a Residents Lounge with complimentary newspapers. Voted as one of Tripadvisors Top 25 Hotels in Ireland 2015, 2016, 2017 We look forward to welcoming you to the International Hotel ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Killarney
Killarney Best Western

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