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Arbutus Hotel

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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
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“ginger cake”(29 reviews)
“buckley's bar”(24 reviews)
“scones”(103 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived in Killarney in the middle of Storm Brian, Our spirits weren't dampened, however, because there was a lovely fire going in the sitting room on our arrival to the Arbutus Hotel, and Sean and his staff invited us to go into breakfast. It...More

Thank RosebudBrussels
Response from TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Arbutus HotelResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. It is wonderful for us to get such a feedback and, as a small family-owned hotel we obviously don't have a marketing budget to match bigger enterprises which means that our guests, such...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Lovely traditional style hotel. From the moment we arrived everybody in the staff was more than welcoming. The night porter was also a very nice person. The breakfast was very nice, the room was perfect. We have a two-year-old and he was very happy with...More

Thank Stephen F
Response from TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Arbutus HotelResponded 21 December 2017

Hi Stephen, It was our pleasure to have you and your family stay with us. We are delighted that the 3 of you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you all again in the near future. I hope Santa is good to you all...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I can’t recommend this hotel enough. My husband and I stayed for one night. The staff were so helpful and friendly. The breakfast was fantastic and the entertainment in the bar was brilliant. Will definitely be back.More

Thank Breda W
Response from TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Arbutus HotelResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Breda, Thank you so much for your review and your recommendation. We are delighted that you found our team helpful and friendly as well as enjoying the breakfast and the traditional Irish music in the bar. We greatly look forward to your return .......More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a lovely hotel in a great location in Killarney. When we entered the small lobby there was a fire and comfortable furniture. Although it is an older hotel, it had a lot of charm. The breakfast was very good with homemade gingerbread, scones...More

Thank Med400
Response from TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Arbutus HotelResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the location of The Arbutus as well as the lobby, the fire, the charm, the breakfast and the home-baked goods. We would love to host you again. Don't forget to contact us...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Stayed in the Arbutus Hotel with a group of friends in November. We were greeted with a very warm welcome from the receptionist. Our check in was very fast and efficient. Complimentary tea and homemade ginger cake was offered on arrival. We enjoyed this by...More

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Response from TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Arbutus HotelResponded 11 November 2017

Hi Rose, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. We are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your time with us ... it was our pleasure to have you on board. Hopefully we will get to see...More

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2018 Winner
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Top amenities
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$119 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#6 Business Hotel in Killarney
#6 Family Hotel in Killarney
#12 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#6 Business Hotel in Killarney
#6 Family Hotel in Killarney
#12 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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SS in Balto
9 January 2018|
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Response from mikesub3 | Reviewed this property |
Other option is taxi or bus into the train/bus station in Limerick City . About 20min journey. From there you can inquire about trains/buses.
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NFJMD5
2 October 2017|
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Response from TheArbutusBuckleys | Property representative |
Residents bar is available. When is it the you are thinking of staying? If you have any more questions, it might be more convenient to email directly Seán Buckley.
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John R
28 August 2017|
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Response from Theresa C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are tea / coffee facilities in the room - the complimentary tea/coffee we were offered was available in the comforts of the hotel lobby area- I have no idea about a fan for room
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"As this is a town center hotel there are no scenicviews. There is a lift to upper floors."
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"All of the rooms seemed to be equally pleasant."
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"Hotel with History & Great Location"
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"There are a lot of hotels and l mean a lot in Killarney check the others out"
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