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McSweeney Arms Hotel

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#14 of 40 hotels in Killarney
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McSweeney Arms Hotel is ideally situated in the center of Irelands most famous tourist town Killarney. McSweeney Arms hotel is a three star family run hotel with a unique and friendly atmosphere. We hope that your next visit will be with us here personally in Killarney.Our bedrooms at McSweeney Arms Hotel are a home away from home. Comfort, quality and relaxation are essential to a good nights sleep, therefore at McSweeney Arms Hotel we promise to ensure all guests the best nights sleep possible. Each room has a unique style and loving touch. Perfect for a few nights away to explore the treasures of Killarney.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
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Telephone
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Mid-range
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Croatian, Polish
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Shane P wrote a review Nov 2023
7 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent hotel and staff. I would highly recommend McSweeney Arms. The family is amazing and takes great pride in their hospitality. The food was great and the attached bar/restaurant is a great way to end the night.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Walking distance to lots of bars, restaurants and shops.
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Flan O wrote a review Oct 2023
Limerick Junction, Ireland4 contributions4 helpful votes
Our golf group of 13 went for dinner and to watch the Ireland v All Blacks match .Our table was set up and ready when we arrived and we all had a great view of the tv. Despite the bar being packed with locals and visitors the quality of hospitality and food was first class. This family owned hotel under the watchful eye of Tony and Kelly Ann is well worth a visit
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Pauline D wrote a review Sept 2023
Cork, Ireland1 contribution
A terrible experience, will not be returning. The bread was mouldy with our breakfast. The blind and lampshade was torn in one of the bedrooms. The receptionist accused one of our party of deliberately breaking off the key fob, when it was explained that it fell off he called them a liar in a public place. When challenged on this he refused to back down. An extremely upsetting experience for a well respected older person who is the most law abiding person. When any of the foregoing problems were pointed out with politeness no apology was forthcoming from management - in fact we were met with repeated accusations of lying. Most definitely will not be returning and will be warning friends and family to stay away.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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SciGuyMrD wrote a review Sept 2023
Park Ridge, Illinois254 contributions172 helpful votes
We had a nice stay in September during an unusually warm week. Our rooms on the third floor were older and on the smaller size (compared to U.S. lodging) but clean and comfortable. Our two rooms were quite warm even when the temperature outside dropped. The single small window faced a small service area so airflow was minimal despite the oscillating fans in the room (no AC in this hotel). I got the impression that all the rooms were unique and this might be an issue only in this small wing of the hotel but for us it was an issue. Staff was more than friendly and location was great. We would stay again (hopefully in a cooler room)!
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Sheilya H wrote a review Sept 2023
Virginia Beach, Virginia6 contributions1 helpful vote
McSweeney's was a great stay for us in Killarney. The breakfast was one of the best of the trip and the bar on the first floor was very convenient and friendly. The location is excellent for walking around town, and the staff was professional and attentive. The only drawback was the open windows at night did allow the noise from late night partiers to interrupt our sleep. Not much the hotel can do about that, and probably not a problem many months of the year.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Tripster058 wrote a review Aug 2023
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois13 contributions10 helpful votes
Great location in middle of Killarney. Rooms are nice and clean and the service is excellent. The food downstairs is good and the pub is great as well. Tony and Kelly are the Best and make sure you are taking care of! Couldn’t of been happier with our four night stay.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Susan W wrote a review Jun 2023
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Wonderful 2 night stay with the most helpful, fun hosts ! The hotel is centrally located and the breakfasts included were great! Hotel staff gave great recommendations for local restaurants, entertainment and nearby places to visit.
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Pull up to the hotel to drop off bags. Parking lot is nearby.
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Dave G wrote a review Apr 2023
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Just back from a Fantastic weekend in Killarney. Stayed in McSweeny Arms Hotel and the whole experience was perfect from start to finish. From Rooms to Bar to Breakfast(waiting staff were so nice).The Lovely Kelly on reception,is probably the nicest person i've interacted with in all hotels i've stayed in before. Will definatley be back. Top Class Hotel.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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jacky c wrote a review Oct 2022
Liverpool, New York66 contributions56 helpful votes
We just stayed there last week and what a lovely hotel. The people that work there were so nice. The rooms were immaculately clean and huge. We had a drink in the bar that was connected and what a great bartender. Also location walkable to everything
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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theswissmister wrote a review Oct 2022
Lausanne, Switzerland757 contributions369 helpful votes
Nice little property right at the start of town. Pleasantly decorated and furnished room. Good food at the restaurant. Staff were always pleasant/professional and willing to give a bit of tourist advice. Breakfast offered a nice selection. I'd be perfectly happy to return and would recommend the property to others
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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€137 - €177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty KerryKillarney
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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Frequently Asked Questions about McSweeney Arms Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to McSweeney Arms Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Escape Killarney - Kerry's 1st Live Escape Room Game (0.2 km), Gaelic Roots The Show (0.3 km), and Killarney House Gardens (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at McSweeney Arms Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at McSweeney Arms Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to McSweeney Arms Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Tan Yard, Bricín Restaurant And Craft Shop, and Harrow Restaurant.
Is McSweeney Arms Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Killarney.
Are any cleaning services offered at McSweeney Arms Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at McSweeney Arms Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Polish, and Croatian.
Are there any historical sites close to McSweeney Arms Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Muckross Abbey (3.5 km), Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms (4.6 km), and Muckross Traditional Farms (4.6 km).
Is McSweeney Arms Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.