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The Lake Hotel

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Concierge
Spa
Wheelchair Access
4 Star Hotel
The Lake Hotel is a friendly Family run hotel, Free Parking, safe secure, environmentally sound hotel on the lake shore in Killarney. The Ring of Kerry begins and ends at the Lake Hotel. We will give you a traditional Irish welcome from the Huggard Family and Staff.
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Location and contact
Muckross Road, Killarney, Ireland
1.3 km to Kerry County Airport
24 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
1.7 km from Killarney National Park
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Reviewed today

We stayed at this hotel earlier this year celebrating our engagement and we couldn't have enjoyed it more. The rooms are beautiful and such nice views from the balcony. Would highly recommend staying here for a relaxing weekend away!

Thank Marion O
Reviewed today

This hotel is located in the park and right on the lake. There are trails to walk around the lake and into the park. It is a bit of a walk to town, but cabs and horse trolleys are readily available. No AC, but breezes...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

to be honest I arrived and after seeing the fake flowers and slightly shabby car park I nearly didn't bother to check in but on seeing our room my concerns about the standard of hotel were allayed. or room was large and recently refurbished with...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and used it as a bit of a base and had a lovely time in Killarney. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff both at Reception and at breakfast and made for a welcoming lovely time away. The...More

Thank Samrot
Response from Friendly_Irish_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Lake HotelResponded today

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a wonderful report on your recent visit. Killarney is a great location for exploring some of Kerry's gems and many of them are located in our National Park. It was our pleasure having you and we are delighted that...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful rooms- very spacious and comfortable with a gorgeous view of the lake and castle. One of the few places in Ireland we stayed that had AC. We went during a heat wave that was unbearable without AC. Hotel itself has a cool history. We...More

Thank Amy B
Response from Friendly_Irish_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Lake HotelResponded today

Dear Guest, Thank you for your five star review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us at the Lake. The Lake Hotel is a Family run hotel, built in 1820 and is currently under third generation ownership, and through many years...More

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The Lake Hotel is a friendly Family run hotel, Free Parking, safe secure, environmentally sound hotel on the lake shore in Killarney. The Ring of Kerry begins and ends at the Lake Hotel. We will give you a ...More traditional Irish welcome from the Huggard Family and Staff. Less
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Family
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (354)
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Pool & Beach (16)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Questions & Answers
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Chris K
25 June 2018|
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Response from Friendly_Irish_Hotel | Property representative |
HI, All our deluxe rooms have mini fridges.
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cfinnerin
2 April 2018|
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Response from Friendly_Irish_Hotel | Property representative |
Hi. smart casual is fine for dining. Lourda Reservations
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"lake view best"
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"The suite area is very nice - have no prices."
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"A lake-view room would be my preference"
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"try a room with lots of windows , and a view of the lake ."
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