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“Very Nice”
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The Brehon
Ranked #10 of 38 Hotels in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 4 February 2010

Stayed in the Brehon for a weekend away with my partner in January.We were very impressed.Checkin couldn't have been simpler.The staff in all areas were exceptional & couldn't do enough for us.We liked the idea of comment cards which were located in every area of the hotel.it really shows that management have their "finger on the pulse".
The Spa was excellant & although we only sampled breakfast in bed,it was tasty & delivered to us at the appointed time efficently.
We basically have only one minor gripe about the hotel it being some of the corridors & especially inside the lifts just need to touched up with paint.Otherwise the Brehon was excellant

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled as a couple
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SeanKillarney, General Manager at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2010

Thank you for writing to tell us about the good service you recieved. Your feedback motivates our team here to strive for excellence.

Also thank you for pointing out that some of the corridors need painting. I assure you we are keeping our painters busy all winter with an ongoing painting program throughout the entire hotel.

Thankyou for your support of The Brehon.

Best Wishes,

Sean O'Driscoll
General Manager

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Reviewed 23 January 2010

We stayed here over New Year and went to the concert in the INEC next door. It was a brilliant night, Sharon Shannon, Mundy, Shane McGowan and Imelda May. What a line up? The gig was brilliant, they played from 9pm - 1am. Great atmosphere.
The hotel is lovely, it was decorated beautifully for the Christmas season. Best thing was the beds, so comfortable and really good quality linens, very hard to leave. Rooms are spacious and modern with good facilities, free internet always a bonus. Breakfast was fantastic, great selection and even though the hotel was busy they coped very well with plenty of hot food, fruit, cereals, pancakes and waffles. The restaurant Danu is very nice, quite formal for dinner, with a very good wine selection. For a bit of luxury, keep the Brehon in mind. We used the leisure facilities and they are fabulous, also had a great massage, lovely Thai girls who know their stuff.

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank Taisteal
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SeanKillarney, General Manager at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2010

Thank you for spending your New Year with us in The Brehon.

I am glad you approve of our new cosy duvets and linen. We have recieved great feedback from guests since we made the change.


Best Wishes,

Sean O'Driscoll
General Manager

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Reviewed 17 January 2010

Just back from a night in the Brehon. Our stay was faultless!! Our accomodation was available on arrival. Check in was prompt and efficient. We enjoyed lunch in the bar and the service was excellent. Rooms were bright, clean and spacious. Breakfast was buffet with lots to choose from. Overall, an excellent stay and I would highly recommend. If only other Irish hotels could take a leaf out of the Brehon's book !!!!

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled with family
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SeanKillarney, General Manager at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2010

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. The Bar staff will be delighted to get a mention, as Our Danu Restaurant is getting all the limelight at present!

I hope to have the opportunity of wel;coming you back to The Brehon in the future.


Best Wishes,

Sean O'Driscoll
General Manager

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Reviewed 15 January 2010

Stayed on the 5th and 6th Jan. Arrived early but was able to check in immeadiately. The Gent on Reception was very welcoming and helpful. The few requests i had made during reservation stage had been organised and the room was lovely and spacious.
We ate in the bar as the weather was too bad to go out. The food was excellent however the service was just ok. The bar staff looked like they did not want to be there! Breakfast was lovely and the staff there were very friendly. Such a contrast to the bar staff! Overall i liked the hotel and will definately be back.

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled as a couple
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SeanKillarney, General Manager at The Brehon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2010

Thank you for your comments. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the accommodation & food here at The Brehon.

I have also duely noted your comment regarding the bar staff and have addressed it with my Bar Manager. They are normally a very enthusiastic team, but may not have been at their best after what was the end of our busiest period of the year. Thank you for letting us know.


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Sean O'Driscoll
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Reviewed 15 January 2010

All the staff are wonderfully welcoming from the minute you arrive. We were travelling without the children for a change and so were really looking forward to a grown-up break and the Brehon was a marvellous choice. We'd stayed in the Gleneagle before with the kids and had always looked longingly at the Brehon so this time we decided we'd go for it.

The room was large, luxurious big bed, large bathroom with a separate shower stall and bath tub, large wardrobe area for your clothes, with an iron. The views out the bedroom window were beautiful I was entranced watching the red deer in the national park across the way.

I didn't have any of the spa treatments but felt as if I had because the Vitality suite was amazing. There was this kind of aromatherapy shower that you step into and it gently rains all this fragranced mist on you. The pool has those jets of water that give you a pounding massage. I stayed in here for ages while husband watched the telly.

The breakfast buffet has good selections and then you get menu options such as the full Irish or eggs benedict, I know there was other choices but these are the only two I can rememeber. I had the eggs benedict and it was excellent.

The only thing I'd say is that I'd have liked tea and coffee making facilities in the room. But there was bottled water included.

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 January 2010

Stayed in this hotel for the second time recently. On our first visit we had been given a gift of a suite so wondered what the 'regular' room would be like - it was gorgeous.
Enjoyed every aspect of our stay and can't wait for an excuse to go back!

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 January 2010

We stayed in the Brehon for 2 nights, and i can't wait to go back again.
The room was bright, clean, spacious and comfortable.
The staff very friendly, helpful and courteous.
The spa was the BEST EVER, excellent treatments, luxury surroundings, lovely staff.
The restaurant was gorgeous for evening dinner and breakfast, tasty menu and very well presented.
The bar was good fun, with live music the night we were there.
The hotel itself is a beautiful building with gorgeous surroundings, it's a real hide away, good for a get away, a real stress buster, and very good value also!!

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about 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
#8 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
#11 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#20 Family Hotel in Killarney
Price Range: £93 - £190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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