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Muckross Park Hotel & Spa
Ranked #16 of 38 Hotels in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

This is a good place to be - wonderful service at the hotel. The hotel staff are very welcoming and the room was amazing. We ate at their pub and had one of the nicest waiters of the entire trip. Check out the small, cozy bar in the back of the first floor with the fireplace. We had the entire bar to ourselves one night even.
The spa is a must do if you can, we had a couples massage and relaxed in the pool area. If I had one place to revisit in Ireland this would be the place I'd go back to.
The waterfall which is right down the road and the gardens across the road really add to the ambiance.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

we had a fantastic stay in Killarney but were a little disappointed with our accommodation. As we paid 5 star prices we felt this hotel did not offer this experience. Admittedly I prefer more contemporary than old world but dirty curtains around a four post bed and rips in bed covers and a dirty fridge to name a few as well mosaics falling off in the in the steam room (which actually ripped my shorts) their seemed to be many of these little let downs. The staff were wonderful I must say but I guess they need to upgrade their rooms or downgrade their status. People should be aware it's about a 10 minute drive to Killarney and its not actually in the national park although just across the busy road,but I don't think it offers any fabulous views. Breakfast was very good and again great staff. Dinner was a bit fussy but that's what they offer and I knew that going. All in all I don't think it's a great place to go with kids-their is no play room (I was not told otherwise but just noting it) - but again I don't think it's a market they are looking

  • Stayed June 2013
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Munford, Alabama
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

Muckross Park Hotel was our second stop on our honeymoon trip. We stayed here three nights. The hotel itself was very nice and clean with plenty of amenities. The location was good for us, being close to the park and lots of outdoor attractions, although some might prefer something closer to Killarney town. There seemed to be a stuck up attitude from the hotel's reception and restaurant staff, but everyone else (porters, housekeeping, spa staff) were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast buffet was extensive and fresh, and the menu choices were very good. Rooms were very clean and well stocked. Wifi was not working for most of our stay, and cellular reception was spotty at best. While this was mainly just an inconvenience for us, it could be a major problem for some people.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Benton, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

We stayed in 4 places in Ireland and this one tops the charts. Teddy was super nice he took our bags up for us and was a joy to talk to he made us laugh alot. This place was just Beautiful in the best location ever. You just pull out to the right and that starts your Ring of Kerry drive which was the absolute Highlight of the entire trip. We also walked across the road to the park and enjoyed everything there, the muckross house, lakes, waterfall, forest, etc... Went to Molly Darcys Pub located in the Hotel and it was great. Ate there both nights and on Tuesday night they had singers and dancers, food was excellent and some locals hang out there and they were super nice to talk to. Breakfast was also very good. Room was super nice, not a good view but i didnt care about that not in the room long enough to be looking out the window. Very very nice place 5 star rating for sure!!!

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

Despite the rainy weather that prevented us from doing so many of the activities around Killarney, we were instead able to take full advantage of the excellent hotel facilities. From afternoon tea to a relaxing few hours in the Spa, we really spoiled ourselves. Dinner in the restaurant was excellent, as was the service. All hotel staff were extremely friendly and accommodating and made our stay that bit more special. We will definitely return and highly recommend! Paul & Karen

Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

We just returned from staying here for 2 nights in June 2013. My husband and I loved it, so much that we felt spoiled. The other hotel we stayed at didn't match up to it. The restaurant Molly Darcy's (next door) was fun and had great food. The breakfast was plentiful, they brought a little tray of muffins/biscuits/toast/jelly/butter to your table. The staff was very accommodating, trying to get us connected with our tour bus for the next morning. To send us off for the day they offered free water bottles for our journey. We didn't check out the spa/fitness center; there was no time. Wi-fi was free and there was plenty parking, which was a plus for us. The hotel bar, Monks Bar was cozy, had a fireplace with leather couches and fluffy pillows to relax after a long day of driving. It was a little pricy, but it was definitely worth the price compared to other hotels with lesser quality of service. Highly recommended, would stay again.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dublin
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

We got married on 21 June 2013 in Muckross Park Hotel. From booking it through to the wedding day, the staff were amazing - always friendly and helpful. We could not have asked for better than Daniel O'C to coordinate everything for us.

We stayed in hotel night before, wedding day and night after (3 nights). Beautiful suite rooms - lots available and to choose from. Guests attending wedding said even standard room were spacious and high quality.

Wedding guests have told us the food served at the reception was fantastic, speedily served and generally all the plates were cleared. We had black pudding / pork belly starter, sweet potato / lemon grass / coconut soup, fillet of beef (steak) or monk fish & blackberry crumble dessert. Soup especially nice.

Also food in Molly Darcy's Bar (part of the hotel) is really good for people passing through - chicken wings, chowder, crab claws, etc.

Great Spot!!!!

Would have no problem recommending this.

Eoin & Emma O'Keeffe.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Property: Muckross Park Hotel & Spa
Address: Muckross Road, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Killarney
#14 Business Hotel in Killarney
#14 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
#19 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#22 Family Hotel in Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Muckross Park Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Excellence surrounded by beauty - Muckross Park Hotel & Spa is uniquely located in Killarney's majestic National Park with magnificent mountains and lakes close by. The hotel is home to the renowned Spa at Muckross. Elegant, luxurious guestrooms and suites, award winning Yew Tree Restaurant and Monk's Lounge. The hotel has superb guest services and makes for a truly memorable hotel experience. ... more   less 
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Muckross Park Hotel And Cloisters Spa
Muckross Park Hotel & Cloisters Killarney

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