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“Best hotel break in years”
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The Brehon
Ranked #11 of 38 Hotels in Killarney
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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25 reviews
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“Best hotel break in years”
Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Best hotel break we have had for years. The hotel and staff were a1 at all times.
It was our wedding anniversary and they went out of their way to make our stay great. Looking forward to to going back later this year.
Thanks to everyone in the Brehon. I do not normally write reviews (in fact this is my first one) but i felt that i had to share my thoughts on how good this hotel is.

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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TheBrehonTeam, Manager at The Brehon, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear Pat,

It is great to read your review and that you had such an enjoyable stay with us. All of us here at The Brehon were delighted to read your comments. We do hope you will be back to see us again soon and thank you again.

Yours sincerely,
Lorraine Salmon
Office Manager
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

Couldn't recommend this hotel highly enough to stay in,great service,great food,bar food just as good as resturaunt and breakfast fresh and plenty of,rooms spacious and clean,staff extremely friendly and no is never an answer here.perfect location,walking distance of the town during the day and probably a cab at night.

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TheBrehonTeam, Manager at The Brehon, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear Kirboian,

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are are delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your feedback. We do hope you will be back to visit us again soon.

Kind regards,
Lorraine Salmon
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Ireland
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2014 via mobile

Love love love this hotel.

Every trip I take to Killarney I stay at this hotel and I love it.
It is one of the finest hotels in the country!
The staff are lovely and friendly, the hotel itself is stunning inside and out, the rooms are lovely and spacious with good views of the mountains.
My husband and I stayed overnight he had business meetings and I relaxed at the hotel with an in room movie and room service both reasonably priced.

We ate in the bar for diner but I would recommend adding more options to the menu it was limited for me and there is very limited vegetarian options also.
On a negative the rooms could do with more sockets.

Love it and will return

Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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TheBrehonTeam, Manager at The Brehon, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear Rabeile,
Thank you for your wonderful review. To be described as one the finest hotel in the country is fantastic and a real boost for all of us. We have recently launched a brand new Bar Menu and I do hope you will be back again to sample it. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Yours sincerely,
Lorraine Salmon
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Tralee, Ireland
1 review
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

My daughter Gillian & her husband Liam held their reception in The Brehon Hotel on 15th March, 2014. We, family & friends stayed in the hotel for a minium of 2 nights that weedend. Without exception, Greg & all the staff of the Brehon were so professional & friendly. Our meal for the reception included fillet steak cooked to your liking for each guest, with numbers almost 200 guests, that was a huge achievement, also monkfish cooked to perfection, unbelievalbe. Every detail from the guest reception to our departure on March 17th was 5 star quality. I would like to take this opportuinity to thank the staff, espically Greg for the most special & memorable time in your beautiful hotel.

Room Tip: If you want quality, professionalism this is the hotel to stay in.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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TheBrehonTeam, Manager at The Brehon, responded to this review, 28 March 2014
Dear Mary,

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Congratulations again on Gillian and Liam's wedding. It was a pleasure for Greg to look after you all on Gillian and Liam's special day and he is delighted with your lovely comments. We wish them every happiness in the future and we do hope to see you all back again soon.
Thank you again for sharing your experience.

Yours sincerely,
Lorraine Salmon
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Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

We were excited to return here in 2014 after having visited in 2005 and impressed at the time. We had a lovely stay and the hotel is still as lovely as when it was first built. This hotel is highly recommended. Breakfast the only disappointment.

Room Tip: Try to get an upgrade if possible. All rooms are nice, but the bigger ones are particularly good.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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TheBrehonTeam, Manager at The Brehon, responded to this review, 28 March 2014
Dear Daithi,

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Brehon following your recent stay with us. I am delighted you enjoyed your break with us. I would be delighted to hear a little more feedback on our breakfast as we make sure to take all comments on board and make any necessary changes to ensure we provide the best possible service to our guests. I can be contacted at the hotel on 064 6630700 or lorraines@thebrehon.com.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,
Lorraine Salmon
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Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2014

My favourite hotel of all time, so many outstanding qualities. First of all, viewing the hotel from the outset it is the most magnificent building I have ever seen, would make anyone driving past want to call in. Good carpark with beautiful well kept lawns and thats just from the outside. Entering the building, it is first class luxury inside, spacious and modern. extremely comfortable surroundings with the most beautiful furniture i have ever seen in a hotel. Could easily spend all day relaxing in the foyer on the most comfortable chairs i have ever come across in my life. All staff in the hotel are efficient and all extremely friendly. Walking past housekeeping staff in the mornings, each one was warm and welcoming and greeted me as well as staff in the spa. Love the spa in the hotel as well. Very high quality food and great choice at the breakfast in the mornings. The rooms are absolutely faultless. And above all this hotel is reasonably priced, even though it is a four star i would actually give it ten stars if I could!!!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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TheBrehonTeam, Manager at The Brehon, responded to this review, 24 March 2014
Dear Bridie,

Thank you for your review. I have passed your wonderful comments to all our staff and they are as thrilled as I am to read your great feedback. To be described as magnificent and outstanding is fantastic. We do work hard at providing 'first class service' and are thrilled that this was your experience.
Thank you again and we do hope you will be back to visit us again soon.

Yours sincerely,
Lorraine Salmon
Office Manager
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Cork
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

My friends and I stayed here for our friends birthday . The hotel is beautiful and the staff are very friendly . The food in the bar was amazing ,breakfast was also fab . We had a wonderful stay . However we did feel the lobby was cold so we didn't sit there to long .

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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TheBrehonTeam, Manager at The Brehon, responded to this review, 24 March 2014
Dear Geraldine,

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience with other tripadvisor users. We are delighted with your comments and in particular your review on our bar food. I have noted your comments on our lobby and thank you for your feedback.

We do hope to see you again soon.

Yours sincerely,
Lorraine Salmon
Office Manager
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Property: The Brehon
Address: Muckross Road, Killarney, Ireland
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Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Killarney
#3 Spa Hotel in Killarney
#8 Business Hotel in Killarney
#10 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
#11 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#20 Family Hotel in Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brehon 4*
Number of rooms: 123
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Brehon is a luxurious hotel of unique grace and elegance set amidst Killarney’s breathtaking landscape. Each guestroom and suite reflects a contemporary blend of beauty, style and space. The Brehon also offers visitors a chance to relax and unwind in the Angsana Spa, the European flagship of the famous Thai celebrity haunt The Banyan Tree. The experienced Thai therapists offer a range of holistic spa treatments and massages to refresh and revitalise the spirit, mind and physical being. All treatments carried out in the Angsana Spa are 100% authentic Thai and use only natural ingredients. ... more   less 
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