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The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens

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The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens 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 Hotel & Gardens is one of the finest luxury hotels in Ireland, 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
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Tennis Court
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Kerry County Airport9 km
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is excellent, top quality in terms of service and staff. However the big selling point for me after spending a week end there is looking out the window of our room or at the restaurant was the view of the Gap and the...More

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Inspire09180305258
Response from HDCManager_11, General Manager at The Dunloe Hotel and GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Inspire09180305258 Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased to read that you had such a pleasant stay and that you plan to return again in the future. As you mentioned in your comments the view of the Gap of Dunloe from the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. This Hotel has got it spot on for Families from start to finish. What make it are the staff. Every member of the team were extremely friendly and helpful. And the location is amazing with stunning views. They have what...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank John Paul F
Response from HDCManager_11, General Manager at The Dunloe Hotel and GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear John Paul F Many thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your stay here at The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens. I am delighted you have mentioned that it is the staff who make the hotel what it is. While...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Stayed again just before they closed for Winter. Cannot express how much we love this hotel and its exceptional staff. Children prefer coming here than any other country / hotel. It has everything and more.More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Passenger56818186273
Response from HDCManager_11, General Manager at The Dunloe Hotel and GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Passenger56818186273 Thank you for your wonderful review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens is such a firm favourite of the children. It is very heartening to receive such great feedback and I will pass your...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Very disappointed in this hotel given it was 5 star. Definitely not 5 star in terms of leisure centre and bedroom accommodation. Leisure centre was 3 star and accommodation had a pull out bed for the children in an adjoining room which was uncomfortable. Definitely...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank Maura L
Response from HDCManager_11, General Manager at The Dunloe Hotel and GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Maura L Many thanks for your review. While I am pleased that you enjoyed the food on offer particularly the breakfast service, and also the grounds and facilities for the children, I can see that your overall experience was somewhat negative. Here at The...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

The beautiful hotel and grounds located with fabulous views of the Gap of Dunloe were wonderful. The sun was shining and snow coated the top of the mountains ( arranged by the hotel for us I was told!!! )Our visit was to relax and we...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Freedom27351427337
Response from HDCManager_11, General Manager at The Dunloe Hotel and GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Morgan and Sharon, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit to The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens. I am delighted that you had such a wonderful stay here with us and that you were able to experience the beauty...More

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rebelette2013
13 May 2018|
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Response from Rena M | Reviewed this property |
So sorry that I have seen your question too late, however, I would have been unable to suggest an alternative. Hope you had a lovely day.
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Lauren H
21 April 2018|
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Response from KillarneyHotels | Property representative |
Hello Helen. Thank you for your message. The best way to travel to Killarney town is by taxi. They operate on a meter system but a fare for two people often averages at round €20. Alternatively there is a private shuttle bus... More
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DublinWelcomesAll
1 July 2017|
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Response from KillarneyHotels | Property representative |
Dear Michael, Thank you for your message. We would be delighted to welcome you and your Newfie. However unfortunately we are closed for renovations at The Dunloe this year and will re-open in spring 2018 again. Hopefully we... More
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Room Tips
"Get a balcony!"
sisterbay716
1 Oct 2018
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"The family rooms are a great value but I would only use them for very young children."
jcurran
31 Aug 2018
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"all are good"
davidbX5018TW
19 Aug 2018
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"Over the years have stayed in garden view, gap view rooms , superior and the suites - All the rooms are..."
EricaL1768
7 Aug 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$276 - US$401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
dunloe castle hotelhotel dunloe castledunloe castle killarney
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Dunloe Castle
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterKillarneyBeaufort
NUMBER OF ROOMS
102
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