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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Torc hotel last weekend when I went away for the night on a girl's night away. With the price we paid for our stay we weren't expecting much... but we were pleasantly surprised! The rooms we stayed in were clean, spacious and cozy. Three of us stayed in the room and we had 2 single beds (which had... More 

1 Thank roisinodon
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102 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small hotel in comparison to others in Killarney but it is every bit as good as its competitors. Really friendly staff and modern spacious bedrooms. Very nice interior decorating. Excellent breakfast but the dining room could do with some curtains here as it is very bare. We were really surprised by the food. We had a superb... More 

3 Thank Claire27
Cork, Ireland
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125 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Professional check-in on the Saturday night was quick. Compliments to Reception. Very nice bedroom and bathroom. As we had arrived early evening after an afternoon party decided not to eat having had a meal earlier. Bar very pleasant and warm, bar staff attentive. Overall very enjoyable stay. Four kms outside Killarney on Killarney to Mallow road. Only downside was the... More 

2 Thank gregorym974
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely hotel on outskirts of killarney Eileen welcomed us at reception and took us to our room,we walked to Killarney and got a taxi back for €10. Had a beautiful 3 course meal in the restaurant and breakfast was equally good the following morning. no hesitation in recommending this hotel

4 Thank Liz M
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50 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

When I checked into my room it was too cold and I had to work on my emails etc in the bar instead, having reported the room problem to staff, and as the bar too was cold, after two hours I went back to the room but it still had not heated up, on a relatively mild October evening, in... More 

1 Thank BrownDawn
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I was brought here for a one night stay! Could not have asked for anymore. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is beautifully decorated very country but with a modern twist! I didn't expect the rooms to be as lovely as they were, so cosy and warm! And the breakfast was just delicious!! I would definitely... More 

4 Thank Lauren A
County Kerry, Ireland
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I remember when tis establishment was Darby O Gills and to be honest the food was poor. Now it is fantastic. The Sunday lunch service from staff is top notch. The beef is so tender. Well done and keep it up.

3 Thank Aidan C
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night after driving the ring of Kerry and it was great! Friendly and helpful staff, great little pub restaurant at the hotel which served beautiful food and had great service from the staff. Rooms were spacious for what we needed and had wifi with comfy beds. Would definitely recommend this place to stay.

4 Thank J_M_JJ_J
Ennis, Ireland
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20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights when in killarney for work the hotel is very nice and parts has been recently refurbished, the location is a good bit outside the town which suits me fine because I am out of there the busy killarney area . I had a meal in the Pub each night and it was very nice... More 

3 Thank Stevie0m1
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Stopped off on the way back from a day trip to Killarney for a quick drink and sandwich As we were still full from a lunch we had in Kate Kearneys Cottage ..we shared a toasted special ..Cheese/Ham in a beautiful bread with chips and side salad ..more than plenty for us . Lovely place, and if you want a... More 

3 Thank Martin M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Torc Hotel A warm welcome awaits. Conveniently situated on the outskirts of Killarney Town, offering Superior & Delux rooms. The Torc Hotel commands beautiful views Kerry countryside & Mangerton Mountain. Close to many visiter attractions and free on-site parking the hotel is ideal for families or couples looking for a relaxing break in the Kerry region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Torc Hotel

Address: Torc Hotel Torc Hotel Lissivgeen, Killarney, Ireland (Formerly Darby O'Gill's Country House Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: €67 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Torc Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Darby o Gills Country Hotel
Torc Hotel Killarney, Europe
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“if you like to wake up to a view ask for a room to the front or rear”
 of 5 bubbles N966WTlizm, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with good views to the Carauntohil-Range”
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 of 5 bubbles hapeschmid, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The floors creak loudly so you might prefer staying on the 2nd floor to not hear noise above you.”
 of 5 bubbles pinkchicago, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“107. Good views”
 of 5 bubbles Ire121, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“did not stay just passing”
 of 5 bubbles BoherbueCork, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
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