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The Dunloe

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Sydney
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85 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a rural setting, lush and green, avenues of trees and rolling plains, beautiful. Then it gets better. The rooms were great, large beautifully appointed and of course wonderful views. The best by a long way during our trip around Ireland There were several dining options but we stayed with the more kid friendly option. No... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear CORSydney, Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to leave a review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very fortunate to be located in such a beautiful part of Ireland. We say that God was in good form when he made Killarney! I am glad that... More 

Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We selected the Dunloe as our wedding venue because we primarily wanted somewhere picturesque for the ceremony. The hotel has a variety of options for hosting the civil ceremony that are so perfect, it’s almost impossible to choose. We were immediately excited with the idea of a perfectly sunny day and getting married outdoors in the garden, followed by drinks... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear Agnieszka and John, Hope you are both well. Thank you for writing such an extensive review of your wedding day. I am delighted that you all enjoyed it. We are very fortunate to be located in such a beautiful part of the country and have such panoramic views from our Civil Ceremony Suits. As you mentioned in your review... More 

kerry
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61 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This hotel is the BEST place to have your wedding, or just even use any excuse to stay here but you should definitely stay here if you are in Killarney. We stayed here for my sisters wedding and from when we arrived until we left it was sheer bliss, the ambience - the staff - the food, the fantastic family... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear tradmusicfan, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your stay. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay during your sisters wedding. Thank you for your kind compliments of the food and service, I will happily pass this onto the rest of the team. Such compliments bode well and reassure us... More 

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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The hotel is great, service is awesome but the best part are the grounds. It was amazing to us that we never saw another person having a walk around this amazing location. The restaurants are great, the pub is very nice and the service was amazing. The rooms are very spacious and well appointed. Unfortunately it will be closed until... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear Jeffrey F, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am glad to read that you enjoyed our 20 acres of Sub-Tropical Garden. The grounds are a superb part of The Dunloe and well maintained by our Team of Gardeners for our guests enjoyment and of course we have... More 

Foxwarren
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We have been fortunate enough to have stayed in many 5star hotels around the world, but have not found one better than the Dunloe. The setting is magnificent, the service exceptional, and the accommodation first class. We had a suite on the top floor overlooking the lovely green pasture filled with sheep and horses and couldn't have awoken to a... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear Edward F, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your time at The Dunloe. Thank you for your kind words regarding the service, setting and accommodation. I am glad you enjoyed your room and the views can certainly be breath taking in the morning, but what... More 

Lexington, KY
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52 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Our tour group was not supposed to stay here, but a snafu at the other hotel saw us all at the Dunloe - and what a fortunate foul-up it was, for us! This is a very, very nice property, from the front entrance with its magnificent salmon fish fountain, to the spacious rooms, to the views, to the food. Our... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear Weary Travellery, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your compliments of the surrounding areas and views from the hotel. We are very fortunate to be located in such a beautiful area. I will pass your kind words onto the team here at The Dunloe and we... More 

East Hartford, CT
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191 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed as part of tour group, but still received 5 star service. Lovely grounds made for walks. Castle ruins short garden path walk from hotel. Views of surrounding Gap of Dunloe area are magnificent. Dinner at Garden Café was excellent. Would surely stay again.

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear HikerTraveler, Thank you for leaving a review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and glad to read thatyou enjoyed our listed gardens and our panoramic views of the Gap of Dunloe. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Jason Clifford Hotel Manager More 

St Louis, Missouri
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45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The setting of the Dunloe is truly spectacular! The property is located near the Gap of Dunloe with a incredible view of the Gap from our room. The breakfast was very good and service was excellent. The front of the hotel and lobby are also quite extraordinary. However the rooms do not seem to fit the same decor. The hallway... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear jssc4, Many thanks for posting a review of your stay at The Dunloe. I appreciate your feedback and I am pleased that you enjoyed the spectacular views from your room and from our lobby and public areas. I would also like to thank you for complimenting the food and service and I will share your comments with all of... More 

limerick
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We recently stayed in the Dunloe for a weekend to celebrate my husbands birthday. From check in we were all made to feel very welcome. We are a family of 4 and the family interconnecting rooms are just amazing, the space, view and amenities with in the room are wonderful., only issues were there is no tea/coffee making facilities available... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear eastbabe, Thank you for taking the time to post such a comprehensive review of your stay at The Dunloe. We very much appreciate the feedback and I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. Our family rooms have attracted wonderful feedback since we refurbished them 2 years ago and it is great to read your comments about... More 

Irvine, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Dunlop was so beautiful, with such a peaceful and scenic setting. The view from our room was lovely, and the delicious breakfast each morning, watching the golden horses, sheep and cows graze in the sparkling green pastures was enough to lower one's blood pressure by 10 points! The grounds and castle were all photogenic, and the stars for our... More 

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear Sari M, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your time at The Dunloe and you found it so relaxing it helped lower your blood pressure. We are very fortunate to be located in such a beautiful area of the country. I hope we have the opppertunity to welcome you back in the future.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dunloe is a beautiful 5* hotel, overlooking the famous Gap of Dunloe, set on its own 64 acre estate leading to the ruins of the 12th century castle and River Laune. The dog-friendly The Dunloe is one of the finest luxury hotels Ireland has, boasting magnificent 5 star hotel accommodation in Kerry, only 5 miles from Killarney town. Enjoy a range of complimentary onsite leisure activities including swimming, sauna, steam room, fitness room, fishing, horse riding, and indoor tennis. A kids club and movie night programme runs for children throughout the summer months. Golf, tours, walks can also be arranged locally ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dunloe

Address: Beaufort, Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland (Formerly Hotel Dunloe Castle)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney > Beaufort
Price Range: €117 - €145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Dunloe 5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Dunloe Castle Hotel
Hotel Dunloe Castle
Dunloe Castle Killarney
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“I would think all rooms are lovely but the view from the top floor over the pasture is stunning !!”
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“As for a room with a mountain view - can't be beat first thing in the morning.”
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“Request a room with a garden view”
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“Excellent place for a couples weekend away, ENJOY!!”
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