Park Hotel Kenmare
“Charming staff who make a stay special” - AA Inspector
KENMARE, COUNTY KERRY
Our Inspector's view
This hotel is a luxurious house, situated on the famous Ring of Kerry, that has been welcoming guests for over 100 years. Warm hospitality and professional service come naturally to all the team, who endeavour to make guests feel pampered. All the suites and bedrooms are spacious and very well appointed, with either garden or sea views. A choice of dining, the elegant restaurant serves very good food, much of it locally sourced, together with fine wines. The Terrace Bistro offers a more casual dining option. Samas is the luxury treatment spa. An electric car charge point is now available to guests.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 46
- Family rooms: 3
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Hard Tennis Court
- Gym available
- Croquet Available
- Spa Available
- Weekly Entertainment
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 60
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £175
- Double room, minimum price: £210
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About the area
Discover County Kerry
Ireland’s most easterly county, Kerry, features a coastline of many inlets and peninsulas. It’s also home to the country’s highest mountains – the three peaks of the quaintly-named MacGillycuddy's Reeks range; highest first, they are Carrauntoohil, Beenkeragh and Caher.
The Reeks are part of the Killarney National Park, which covers 26,000 acres, and was Ireland’s first. Californian William Bowers Bourn bought the Muckross estate in 1911 and presented it to the nation in 1932. The park encompasses three island-spotted lakes: Lough Leane, or Lower Lake, Muckross or Middle Lake, and Upper Lake.
Killarney itself has been a popular holiday spot since Victorian times. These days it fills to bursting point in summer and there’s a regular programme of festivals. The stately Catholic Cathedral, St Mary’s, is on the western edge. The oldest public building is Killarney House, which dates back to the 1740s.
Tralee is the county town of Kerry, the northeast gateway to the Dingle Peninsula and known for its Rose of Tralee International Festival. The town was founded in the 13th century by the Earls of Desmond.
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