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Caledon, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had a great stay in this old Hotel right in the heart of Killarney, very friendly staff and a warm friendly atmosphere in the pub. The room was a little small but comfortable and clean. We managed to park on the street right across from our room so that was good. The breakfast was really good. I would recommend Murphy's...

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi there ! Many thanks for a lovely warm review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay . Maybe we will have the opportunity to give you a big Murphy welcome again sometime in the future !! Best wishes , Seán & Máire

CT
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My family and I stayed 1 night during Christmas week and were able to have dinner in the pub, later listen to traditional Irish music and then go up to bed. It made it all so easy. i was concerned as to whether the rooms would be quiet but it was very quiet and we had a nice stay in...

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello , Many thanks for a very nice review. We are delighted that enjoyed your stay and that we were of assistance to you .We are proud of the full package that we offer , comfortable accommodation in the heart of Killarney , with excellent bar food and traditional music in the evenings. We would be delighted to welcome you...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Lovely place -right in centre of town -great staff - lovely atmosphere. We had a really big comfortable rooms - ready when we got there and no hurry with the check out. (it was after noon when we checked out). They have really good food in the bar - at reasonable prices - and we had a great formal dinner...

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi PJ, John , Eamonn and Martin , Thanks for such a nice review , We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay. It was our pleasure to look after you . We look forward to your next visit and don't forget the golf clubs ! By the way Murphy's Golf Society is always pleased to welcome new...

Craig, Alaska
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This Pub and Guesthouse was one of the highlights of our trip. The rooms were very comfortable and clean at a great price. The atmosphere in the pub was cozy including a fireplace. Great breakfast to start the day. Excellent live regional music along with an Irish pub dinner menu. There is a dinner house as well. All the staff...

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Connie , What a really lovely review !! We are all delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much . We do feel we have a special package on offer here combining comfortable rooms , a convivial bar serving good food and great music and for that extra special treat our popular restaurant ,Lord Kenmare's. We look...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I booked a room in the guesthouse about 24 hours before I arrived as a last minute trip to Killarney.... it was wonderful! I really enjoyed having the bar downstairs, as I am a solo traveler and it gave me people to talk to close by. The location is great, and very close walks to most things you would need!...

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Kori , Thank you for a really warm , lovely review ! We are delighted that you felt so comfortable as a solo traveller at Murphy's Guesthouse. A warm welcome and friendly service is our motto while there is no doubt our central location is an added bonus. Maybe we will see you again sometime ..... Seán & Máire

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Great place,we reserved 3 rooms,and all where ready when we arrived early. Very centrally located in town. Staff very knowledgeable and friedly. We decided stay 1 extra night and it wasn't a problem. They accommodated every need.

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for choosing Murphy's Guesthouse , we are so pleased that everything was to your satisfaction. We hope you had an enjoyable visit to killarney. Best wishes , Seán & Máire

Concord, California
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Upon arrival the staff went out of their way to insure we had a close and inexpensive place to park. They suggested we NOT drive on the Ring of Kerry but take the bus tour; we said "OK" so they phoned the tour company and booked us for the next morning. Room was very comfortable. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and...

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for leaving a fantastic review on tripadvisor. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to welcoming you again sometime in the future . Best wishes , Seán & Máire

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I had made a mistake and found ourselves without a place to stay and we were literally heading to Killarney. I called Murphy's as it was recommended to me. I can not say enough about how wonderful everyone was! The room was quaint, quiet and perfect. The folks at the desk were ever so helpful. Then the pub at night...

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you so much for a lovely review. it sounds like you had a very enjoyable stay at Murphy's Guesthouse. It is so encouraging to hear that you were satisfied with your room and the friendly nature of our staff. We hope you come to visit us again sometime ! Best wishes , Seán & Máire

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The room was small, but okay. Staff was friendly but we were very disappointed that there was no parking available for hotel guests. We had to park in a "pay & display" a couple blocks away. That was the only parking we could find as the streets were packed. In all the places we stayed in Ireland, we always had...

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for your comments about your stay. Murphy's is actually a guesthouse, not a hotel , situated in the centre of Killarney and does not unfortunately provide parking . There is a car park three minutes walk from us.We apologise if someone forgot to close a window while cleaning your room. We have wifi throughout the building...

Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Guesthouse was older but had a great location near all the pubs and restaurants. Parking was easy and across the street in a car park. Pretty clean. The location was a tad noisy as we got woken up in the middle of the night with a truck loading kegs. Friendly staff.

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for leaving a review on tripadvisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We find that visitors are very pleased with our central location , so close to the town centre , rail and bus stations and eight minutes walk from the beautiful Killarney National Park . Best wishes , Seán & Máire

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Murphy's Guesthouse is a centrally located, comfortable Bed and Breakfast in the heart of Killarney Town. This accommodation is situated within easy walking distance of both train and bus stations and all local amenities. It is 8 minutes walk to the entrance of Killarney National Park. Our rooms are recently refurbished and lift access is provided to all floors. This accommodation offers tea and coffee making facilities, free wifi access and flat screen televisions in all rooms. We provide a choice of continental and delicious freshly cooked Irish breakfasts. Murphy's: A Sense of Tradition and The Warmest of Welcomes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Murphy's Guesthouse

Address: 18 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: €59 - €130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Murphy's Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Murphy`s Bar & Guesthouse Hotel Killarney
Murphy`s Bar And Guesthouse
Murphy's Guesthouse Killarney, Europe
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“We had a street view room that was nice !!”
 of 5 bubbles cryyzac, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try their bar food - great range aand quality.”
 of 5 bubbles Stoneybatter, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are the front are noisey, we were at the side of the hotel, which was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 190maureenh, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“It is right in the middle of town so light sleepers should forward request a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles Belfastcouple, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The lounge allows comfortable reading and music listening without the need to go to the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles Milseain1, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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