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Arbutus Hotel
Ranked #14 of 39 Hotels in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 August 2014

My girlfriend and I spent a night in Arbtus and found it one of the most friendly and welcoming places we have ever stayed in. All the staff were very kind and went out of there way to recommend us some places to see, a lot friendly and more productive than the travel office across the road. The breakfast was beautiful, well presented and cooked to perfection. Would definitely recommend a stay.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Nice Hotel, and excellent staff, Good Quality breakfast. Spacious room and very clean. Noise level was a bit high on two of the nights. Was a little disappointed that the tea/coffee making facilities are no longer available in the rooms, but were offered tea/coffee in lounge free of charge,
but I think it is nice to be able to make it in the room when required.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank maureen080
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Staff at the Abutus are all very friendly and welcoming and this is what gives the hotel a good review from me.

We found the rooms are quite old fashioned in their decoration but are clean and well kept. Our room was not cramped but not as large as €165/n deserves. Wifi was free but erratic dropping out very often.

Buckley's bar is a local's pub and has traditional music Friday and Saturday nights, billed to start at 9.45 but remember its Irish time so expect 10ish! A good cheap night out but food doesn't pretend to be "gastro".

Parking is free in the front gardens of two houses 500m away. Hotel location is central but truly on the edge of the centre.

Room Tip: Rooms on first floor at front are good.
  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

My room was very damaged. The lace curtains were ripped, I had to ask for tea and coffee making fascilities and the wifi was rubbish. The decor didnt suit and it just didnt match , for example red curtains, green carpet and yellow wall papper.
The walls are really thin so an american couple kept me up all night making soo much noise.
However the staff were nice and the breakfast offered a good selection of food, although it wasnt the best.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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3  Thank tasha a
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Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Centrally located 4(-) star hotel with pleasant helpful but small staff. Rooms basic and a little dated-Feels more like a B and B than a hotel if that's what you're looking for...Parking off- site. No restaurant but nice bar next door-this is Ireland after all...:-) Breakfast buffet tiny but some made to order selections

Stayed: August 2014
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Stayed in this very warm friendly hotel for a night my only regret was that I could not stay longer. We found this hotel to be a little gem , right in the centre of town , beautiful breakfeast served by very helpful staff,I have special dietry requirements and it was catered for very well. On arrival we were treated to afternoon tea with the most beautiful house made ginger cake a real treat

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Catherine E
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

The people at the Arbutus hotel are so friendly and kind. It truly makes the experience in Killarney even better. It's a quaint, older hotel that makes you feel right at home. Not the most updated rooms, but it is charming.

  • Stayed: August 2014
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Additional Information about Arbutus Hotel

Address: Arbutus Hotel College Street | Killarney Town centre, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Killarney
#6 Business Hotel in Killarney
#6 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#12 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
Price Range: £68 - £179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Arbutus Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Arbutus is one of Killarney's true original hotels. Located in the town centre it is a historic, family run hotel -The Arbutus is best described as a Country House Manor in the heart of Killarney . Whilst small, it has the luxurious accommodation and service expected from a larger hotel, with the advantage of all the personal attention and discretion that a smaller property can offer. Location, service, knowledge and comfort. It is often described by guests as a home away from home. We look forward to the opportunity of making you feel at home ... more   less 
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