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Dingle Skellig Hotel
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Dingle
Certificate of Excellence
Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
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“Fantastic hotel.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

This was our first stay at the Skellig and it will not be our last. From the moment we arrived we were greeted with a big welcome and a nice cup of coffee and hand made biscuits in the bar as our room was not ready, but then again we were an hour ahead of check in time! The entire staff were fantastic so friendly and accommodating, no request too big or too small. Our room was fantastic and the food second to none, especially the scones at breakfast, yum, yum. The outdoor hot tub is well worth a visit, an adult heaven, the kids have to be over eighteen. Our two night stay was far too short but we will be back again without doubt. Mary, Limerick.

Room Tip: We had room 218 which was just beautiful and my brother and family had room 315 which was fit for an...
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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GrahamFitz1, General Manager at Dingle Skellig Hotel, responded to this review, 17 January 2014
Dear Mary N,

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at the Dingle Skellig Hotel. We are delighted to hear such positive comments and will pass them on to our staff. We are glad you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel especially our mini scones on our breakfast buffet - they are proving to be very popular with all our guests! We look forward to welcoming you back in Dingle in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Graham Fitzgerald
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

Staff were fabulous food was great surroundings were wonderful, Rooms very pleasant and beds were comfy. Amazing Views!
Only small issue was the pool was not very warm jucuzzi was cold and too many kids running up and down in the corridors.

Room Tip: ask for a seaview room on booking!
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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GrahamFitz1, General Manager at Dingle Skellig Hotel, responded to this review, 17 January 2014
Dear Vandaung,

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us here at the Dingle Skellig Hotel. We are delighted to hear such positive feedback with regards to our staff, food & surroundings. We would like to take this opportunity to apologise that the pool/jacuzzi temperatures were not at the correct level and can assure that our maintenance department were trying to resolve this once we discovered the issue. Unfortunately, we experienced some faults due to the bad weather over the Christmas period. We appreciate all guest feedback and from this we are continually able to improve our product and services.

We hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Dingle in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Graham Fitzgerald
General Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

This is our 4th trip to the Dingle Skellig and it just gets better each time, Our children (13 & 10) say its their favourite hotel in the world. They are a bit old now for the kids club but enjoy hanging out in"The Klub" which is a room with pool table and numerous game consoles. Its geared towards young teens . The movie room is a great hit also and is bang up to date. For the Mammies and Daddies there are lots of cosy places to read the paper or a good book. For the 1st time I tried the spa and the outdoor tub. It was amazing . Myself and my sister-in-law braved one of the new year storms in the tub. Wow, what an experience. The glass surround sheltered us from the gale force winds and we were completely snug in the very warm tub. We couldnt help thinking about poor Fungi the dolphin as we looked across the stormy bay. After a spin in the sauna and steamroom we joined our husbands for dinner in the restaurant. Yum yum and also the following night in the bar, the food was just as good. A quick "Hi" to Lorraine in the bar for your wonderful attention and overall friendliness. Indeed all the staff are the same at this hotel. On our last morning I complimented Susan on the beautiful breakfast spread ( the best I have ever seen in any hotel) and asked about a particular small scone that my sister-in-law loved . (She has an extremely sweet tooth!!!) Susan went and asked the sous chef to make up a batch and handed them to us (still warm) as we left. Need I say any more.....
This visit we upgraded to an executive suite and had extra beds for our two children . It was a truly beautiful room and immaculately clean and tidy.
Thank you again for giving us a wonderful family memory.

Room Tip: Executive suite 315 is devine
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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GrahamFitz1, General Manager at Dingle Skellig Hotel, responded to this review, 17 January 2014
Dear Dexysgirl,

Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review regarding your recent stay and for your continued loyalty to the Dingle Skellig Hotel. We are delighted to hear such positive comments regarding our staff and our food.

We are glad you got to visit our Penisula Spa during this visit and got to enjoy the hot tub during our wild windy weather!

Our younger guests are very important to us so it is great to hear your children enjoyed our 'Klub Room' and our movie room.

Once again, thank you for your encouraging review and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Dingle Skellig Hotel in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Graham Fitzgerald,
General Manager
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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

Probably the best hotel destination we have stayed in ireland,fantastic food,super staff.great for kids,the most authentic place to stay in Kerry the breakfast choice is really amazing ,especially the seafood, the restaurant has fantastic views,the girls working with the kids in the kiddys club are fantastic,cant wait for our next trip.

Room Tip: Rooms are similar,comfortable and clean,hotel has a compact design.however roof wifi is not as good...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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GrahamFitz1, General Manager at Dingle Skellig Hotel, responded to this review, 18 January 2014
Dear Enda S,

Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the complimentary comments regarding our breakfast choice. Our team here at the Dingle Skellig Hotel continually strive to exceed guests expectations. We will also pass on your kind comments to our Kids Club staff.

We look forward to seeing you back at the Dingle Skellig Hotel in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Graham Fitzgerald
General Manager
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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2013

From the moment we walked into reception to our departure we found this hotel faultless.
The staff everywhere from reception to the restaurant, the bar, the leisure centre, the spa and the housekeeping were top notch.
The views from our comfortable and elegant bedroom were amazing
Breakfasts and dinners were delicious.
This is one hotel we will definitely retun to.

Room Tip: Ask for a room overlooking Dingle Bay
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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GrahamFitz1, General Manager at Dingle Skellig Hotel, responded to this review, 18 January 2014
Dear KathandGP,

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Dingle Skellig Hotel and for your positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your great comments about our facilities and our staff.

We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon.

Kind Regards,

Graham Fitzgerald
General Manager
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

My wife & I stayed here in Dec. 2013 for 2 nights. We booked the hotel on an offer deal arranged through the Select Hotels Group. As the weekend break was through a "deal", our expectations were not very high. However, we were greatly surprised.

In particular, our dining experiences were fantastic. Between the bar food shortly after arrival on Friday night, breakfasts Sat & Sun morning and evening meal in the restaurant on Saturday night, the whole dining experience was well above what one might expect for the price paid. The range of dishes offered on the menus was great, the quality of food was superb, all waiting staff provided very attentive service and the value on offer in the bar & restaurant was very good. Of particular note was the breakfast (in the dining room) - in addition to the large hot & cold buffet options, there was also an extensive specials menu offering, among other things, a range of local fresh fish dishes.

The hotel had just been decorated for Christmas. Piped festive music & the complimentary mulled wine on arrival also added to the whole festive mood. Overall, this was a hugely enjoyable experience and we would thoroughly recommend it. We'll be going back, need I say more. (GG)

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Went for the Junior Suite for a 1 night stay for me and my other half. On arrival I was informed we got upgraded to the Executive suite and the room was amazing. The room was so big with Tv, large sitting room with a couch and arm chair, large spacious bathroom and large bed that could fit 6!

The location is just at the edge of Dingle with a 10 minute walk into the centre of the town and really nice views of the bay area from the room and the hotel restaurant.

The hotel restaurant was amazing. I had the Dingle sea food chowder and sirloin steak while my partner had the salad and supreme chicken. Neither of us was dissatisfied as the food was amazing with very friendly staff.

The breakfast as well was another treat. A huge selection from the continental breakfast of cereals, juices, fruit, pastries with a hot buffet for all the regulars for an Irish breakfast as well as ordering from French toast, pancakes or waffles. I would recommend the French toast!!

All the staff were so friendly and welcoming... I would definitely recommend this hotel to everyone and I would not hesitate in staying again.

  • Stayed November 2013
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Property: Dingle Skellig Hotel
Address: Annascaul Road | Dingle Bay, Dingle, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Dingle Peninsula > Dingle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Dingle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Dingle Skellig Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 113
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Dingle Skellig Hotel is situated on the magnificent Dingle Peninsula and boasts stunning views of Dingle Bay. The Peninsula Spa offers a wide range of luxurious treatments using Yon Ka products. Dingle Skellig Hotel is renowned for it's outstanding service, great food and superior hospitality. Facilities include Skellig Creche, Fungi Kids Club, Leisure Club including Pool, Kids Pool and Gymnasium.Dingle town center is a short stroll away. ... more   less 
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