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Reviewed 4 May 2015

I'm not a regular reviewer but I felt I had to review the above hotel given our experience. We stayed at the Earl Of Desmond for 1 night (Sun 3rd May) as we were attending a wedding in the area. The room was basic but fitted our needs. However the breakfast was the worse I have ever experienced. The bread...

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sean, Thank you for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel, and we are extremely disappointed to hear that your stay fell short of your expectations. Upon receipt of this review yesterday, the General Manager Mark and I spoke to all relevant staff and heads of Department who were on duty on Monday morning. There were no...

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We stayed as a large group of 14 on a coach trip well what can i say from start to finish we had fantastic time staff were very friendly and helpful and rooms very spacious and clean meals were lovely and everything was timed to perfection. Well done

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gillian A, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we have passed you kind words onto all the team here! We do hope we may welcome you back to us the next time you are in the area. Kindest Regards, Norella Mansfield.

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2015

People on reception very helpful rang local taxi's.Service in restaurant fast, efficient and cheerful. The Irish music and dancing show was very entertaining. Nice areas to walk around before or after large self service breakfast. The room was large and airy, and the radiator was adjustable so you could have the room at what temperature you liked. Room cleaned daily,...

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul F, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. We were delighted to read that you had such an enjoyable stay with us and we have passed your kind compliments onto all the team here! We do hope we may welcome you back to us the next time you are in the area. Kindest Regards,...

Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

We got married 11th April 2015 @ The Earl Of Desmond and what a day they laid on it was amazing our guests are still talking about and how they will all be recommending the hotel including ourselves the staff are just wonderful especially Norella who could not do enough for a couple to insure the day went well although...

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charlene & Danny, Thank you both for your wonderful review of your special day! It was an absolute pleasure to look after you both and your families from near and far. We wish ye both a lifetime of health, luck and happiness and we hope ye will call into see us the next time ye are in the area!...

Leeds
Reviewed 28 March 2015

I'm writing this review on behalf of my mum. She loved her stay here, she said the staff were fantastic and the hotel was faultless. She stopped at a 4 star on the same trip and said it didn't have a patch on this hotel. She said to say thank you for a fantastic stay. X X

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear S E C, Many thanks for your recent review of the earl of Desmond Hotel. We were dlighted to read that your mum had such an enjoyable stay with us, and we have passed you kind words onto all the team here! We hope that we may welcome her back the next time she is in the area! Kindest...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Hello! we Got Married on the 14th of March @ the Earl of Desmond.everybody had a fantastic WE. All the Staff, specially Norella and Mark , they are so friendly, helpful and efficient. Norella has really help us through our wedding all the way along, she made it so easy and mark such a lovely person.The Hotel is absolutely gorgeous,...

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chahine M, Many, many thanks for your wonderful review of your wedding day! We were delighted to read you kind words and we have passed your compliments onto all the team here! It was our pleasure to look after ye both and we do hope ye enjoyed the next stage of the celebrations! We hope to see you both...

Darlington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2015

i stayed here for 3 amazing nights very friendly and helpful staff , beautiful food and plenty of it . surrounded by beautiful gardens and scenery.very clean rooms with everything you need . i would highly recommend this hotel to anyone

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan B, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope we may welcome you back the next time you are in the area! Kindest Regards, Norella Mansfield.

Cobh, Ireland
Reviewed 9 March 2015

its a lovely hotel with big and nice rooms. the staff very friendly and the food i liked as well. the location I did not like too much as there really is nothing. can get a bit boring in the evening then. well, there is entertainment in the bar but im not the person who likes to stay in the...

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tienchen79, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. We are glad to see that on a whole you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope we may welcome you back the next time you are in the area. Kind Regards, Norella Mansfield.

Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

On December 6th 2014, myself and my husband got married. We have our reception in the Earl of Desmond... From making enquiries straight through to checking out the day after the wedding, everything was a pleasure. The staff were always friendly when you would go in, service was always great and nothing was ever any trouble. The hotel made the...

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gemma & Maurice, Many many thanks to you both for your glowing review of your wedding day!! In particular, sincere thanks for the lovely comments about the food, the staff and the decor of the hotel. We were delighted to read your review, and we have passed your comments onto all the team here. It was an absolute pleasure...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Nice clean and friendly hotel, food was good and service excellent, The bar staff were excellent, very friendly and always going the extra mile to make sure your needs were met! Entertainment was not the best but service made up for this, the hotel grounds are well kept Good budget hotel

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NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear steve_w12076, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We were delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we have passed your kind comments onto all the team here. we hope to welcome you back to the Earl in the future, Kindest Regards, Norella Mansfield.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about The Earl of Desmond Hotel

Address: N21 | Ballyseedy, Tralee, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Price Range: €98 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Earl of Desmond Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 155
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Also Known As:
Earl Desmond Hotel Tralee
Earl Of Desmond Tralee
Earl Of Desmond Hotel
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#7 Family Hotel in Tralee
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