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International Hotel Killarney
Ranked #7 of 38 Hotels in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Easy to walk to good restaurants. Room was very nice and staff was friendly and helpful. They had good recommendations on where to go and what to do. The breakfast was especially good and offered many choices.

Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
Thank married96
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2014

Dear Married96,
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and your kind comments on our hotel and staff.
Many of our team have been with the hotel for many years and have the best tips and advice on places to visit at dine. Nothing like local knowledge we say!
We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Ireland and had a safe return home.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins

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Reviewed 8 February 2014

The hotel is deceivingly large. From the outside, it looks quite small, but it is very large. The main lobby is beautiful, traditionally decorated. Our staff was wonderful. The amenities were fantastic...the gym and sauna were so nice. Our room was lovely with beautiful bedding. The bathroom was large and well equipped. Even though the hotel is large, we were not disturbed by any noises in the night. The restaurant was fantastic... Best soups we had in Ireland. The staff there were so helpful. The hotel itself could not be more conveniently located. As a whole, this was one of my favorite hotels..if not the favorite in Ireland. Definitely where I'll stay on my next trip to Killarney!

Stayed: January 2014
Thank Bonnie P
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2014

Dear Bonnie,
Thank you so much, we're very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. All our food is locally sourced and produced to the highest standards and no expense has been spared in renovating our bedrooms and public areas to the highest standards over the last few years.
Looking forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Killarney!
Best regards
Anne Marie Collins

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Reviewed 31 January 2014

Our third stay in 3 years here at the International Hotel in Killarney to celebrate my 30th birthday.
Our room was beautiful, spacious and even included a Jacuzzi bath! We were left a lovely bottle of wine welcoming us back for our third stay with a lovely note attached to it.
The view from the room wasn’t the best, but for the time we spent in the room we weren’t at all bothered, plus the Jacuzzi bath and powerful shower more than made up for it!
Breakfast at the hotel is always a highlight for us, so much choice and wonderful service. The fruit scones are to die for and the full Irish is a must!
The hotel is ideally placed in the heart of Killarney, so after our days spent exploring the Irish countryside in our hire car, we would drop into the hotels bar 'Hannigans' for a swift drink and a warm by the large roaring log fire.
In the evenings, there are plenty or traditional Irish pubs again with lovely log fires and wonderful hospitality. On Friday and Saturday nights most bars have traditional live music.
We spent our Saturday night dining at the hotel’s restaurant, which always guarantees the best food and service, my husband and brother in law are particularly partial to the T-bone steak!
The hotel organised a large birthday cake after dinner which tasted divine and we danced away the rest of the night in Hannigans bar to the wonderful Irish singers!
We cannot recommend this hotel high enough, its perfect location, wonderful accommodating staff and brilliant atmosphere always makes our trips so brilliant!
My husband and brother will be returning in a couple of months for their annual golfing weekend with the Pegs and for them there would be no other hotel they would stay in.
Thankyou for making our weekend getaway trip so wonderful yet again!!

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Hazyb84
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Thank you so much Hazel! What wonderful high praise! We love having you stay and of course, the guys' golfing trip in the Summer is a standing tradition now at the International - will this be year 16 or 17 ? - I am not sure!
Anyway, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Even though it was January, Killarney is always lively at weekends with plenty to see and do.
Hope to see you back again next year and once again thank you for taking the time to review us so brilliantly.
Hi to Andy and the guys!
Best regards
Anne Marie Collins

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Reviewed 28 January 2014

I spent 2 nights here - the staff wasn't quite as friendly - BUT - this was a very BUSY hotel and my arrival coincided w/the arrival of a LARGE tour group all waiting to be checked in - On the plus side, my room was fine - an accommodating staffer showed me how to work the tea maker :) and the waitress at breakfast the next morning was WONDERFUL. She learned my grandmother was from Carragaline which she was very familiar with and took time out to talk with me - (and breakfast was awesome!!) I was able to walk to the various shops quite easily and very much enjoyed my stay in this hotel. I hope to return some day !

Room Tip: My room was excellent - small but it had everything needed for comfort
  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled solo
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2014

Dear Sara-Elisebeth,
Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us, we 're very glad you enjoyed it and your chats with our team.
We apologise for your delay in getting checked-in, we generally can check-in a group in a very short time, as little as 5-6 minutes as our team are very experienced, I can only surmise that the group must have been particularly large or needed some additional assistance on arrival?
However, we've very pleased to hear that you will return and look forward to seeing you back at another time.
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins

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Reviewed 27 January 2014

We stayed on Sat 25th.From the moment we entered the hotel we couldn't fault a thing.Great location,excellent food and very friendly staff.Room was beautifully decorated.This is one hotel we will return to.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Carol O
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2014

Dear Carol,
Thank you so much, we' re very glad you enjoyed your stay.
Our genuine wish is that all our guests leave us after having a wonderful experience and enjoyable memories and of course, that they will return!
Looking forward to seeing you back again,
Best regards
Anne Marie Collins

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Reviewed 27 January 2014

Wonderful hotel with very attentive and courteous staff. The rooms are very comfortable if a little on the petit side. We enjoyed a fantastic meal in the restaurant. Despite our stay landing in what would be considered the off season for Killarney, all the staff seemed very enthusiastic.

Room Tip: Unfortunately this hotel doesn't provide parking, however on street parking is free on Sundays o...
  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2014

Dear MikeMac82,
Thank you for taking the time to review us so positively, we do appreciate it.
The majority of our team have been with us for many years and take pride in their work - and it shows in the attention to detail and level of service and commitment they offer every day.
We hope to see you back again and thank you for your great comments!
Kind regards
Anne Marie Collins

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Reviewed 26 January 2014

Stayed for two nights 22nd & 23rd Jan and as always from the moment you walk through the front door it is fantastic. John the porter was on hand to help us with our bags. Check in was stress free and the girls in reception are so professional and friendly. Our room was spacious, comfy and the Jaquzzi in the ensuite was a real treat... The bar / restaurant staff were so helpful and welcoming and the food in this hotel is top class. I could go on and on! This hotel is simply FLAWLESS.Thanks Ann Marie & all the wonderful staff. Looking forward to my next stay already.

Breda Shanahan
Limerick

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Ivymai
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AMCollins, Front Office Manager at International Hotel Killarney, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2014

Thank you Breda! What can I say!
This review is just what we love to hear and we're always appreciated your custom over the years.
I 'll be sure to pass on your great comments to John and all the team and hope to see you back again soon,
All the best for now
Anne Marie Collins

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Additional Information about 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
#5 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
#11 Family Hotel in Killarney
#16 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
Price Range: £84 - £161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
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