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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We enjoyed our stay in Killarney despite the Irish rain. The rooms here are large, but if you face Lewis Street, very noisy as well. There is no air conditioning and the rooms are stuffy when it rains but opening the window lets in all the noise. Hard to get any sleep with a bar directly outside the window. The...

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear girlstriporganizer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, We can appreciate that Lewis Road can be noisy at times, that is the small downside of being so centrally located in the heart of bustling Killarney which is one of Ireland’s busiest towns. Fans for the rooms are provided upon request for all guests....

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed for one night during a north to south of Ireland cycle trip with some friends. Ireland is the most friendly country I have ever visited and biggest compliment I can give is this was the most friendly hotel in a trip full of friendly establishments. Hotel is a family run business with everyone from bar staff to hotel staff...

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear wyjhg0, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, Your kind words are warmly received by all of the staff here at the McSweeney Arms Hotel, We strive everyday to make our guests experience the best it can possibly be and it's fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay with us,...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this property twice in the last year when we were visiting family in Ireland. The first time is when we cruised into Killarney for Easter weekend and were planning on a B and B. We lucked out and got a parking spot right outside, so we say parking karma led us to this wonderful moderate hotel....

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lisawalshy, Thank you for writing a review here on TripAdvisor, It's fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay with us and your kind words are warmly received by all of the staff here, our pancakes are a big hit with many guests and it's great to hear how much you enjoyed them! We look forward to...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 9 September 2016

McSweeney Arms was a great place to base our trip for rounds at Dooks, Waterville and Old Head. We had a coach bus that took us around so we didn't have to deal with driving. Tours of Dingle and Ring of Kerry were spectacular. Staff at McSweeney made our trip special. Starting the day with one of the best Irish...

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear InnerDriveGolf, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, Your kind words have brought a smile to the faces of all of our staff here at The MCsweeney Arms Hotel, We are delighted you enjoyed our delicious breakfasts and spacious rooms and of course a few beverages in the Sandtrap Bar &...

Reviewed 9 September 2016

A great 3 day stay. Hotel was very well maintained with very helpful, friendly staff. Very nice bar and great breakfast. The only point to improve would be if the room had tea and coffee making facilities.

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John T, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, Your kind words and feedback are greatly appreciated, We hope to see you again on your next visit to Killarney, Best Regards, Aodán

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I really wanted to give the hotel a higher rating. You'd be hard pressed to find a better staff, they were pleasant and very helpful. The breakfasts were plentiful and tasty, the food in the pub also very good. Rooms exceptionally clean and large although the bathroom lacked shelf space for toiletries. To me the primary purpose of a hotel...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had a drink and lunch in this wonderful bar. The food was excellent, the drink was top class and the service could not be better. Highly recommend this excellent bar. The location is perfect, near the train station. The bar was spotlessly clean when we visited.

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eamonnl603, Thank you for writing a review here on TripAdvisor, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to the McSweeney Arms Hotel, especially the fantastic food and drink in the Sandtrap Bar & Grill, We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Killarney! Best Regards, Aodán

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for business and found the staff very welcoming. My room was well equipped and clean. Great suggestion for dinner and helpful with my questions. Breakfast was great. Loved the fresh fruit selection. Would definitely stay here again in future.

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Victoria P, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, Your kind words are warmly received by all of the staff here in the hotel and we look forward to welcoming you agian on your next visit to Killarney! Kind regards, Aodán

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Just back from a fabulous 2 night stay in the McSweeney Arms Hotel the location is brilliant 2 minute walk from the train station & only a couple of minutes walk to the heart of everything but also plenty of bars with entertainment & food on your doorstep and the outlet centre only a 2 minute walk away. The hotel...

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor, We are always striving to provide the best experience possible for our guests and it's great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Aodán

Pennines
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Had a very friendly welcome from Kelly. We had to adjoining rooms and both had very comfortable double beds. The hotel is perfectly positioned in the centre of Killarney so expect some noise. Our only niggle was that the duvets were more winter weight which made it a hot night! Breakfast was amazing, a huge range of fresh fruits, everything...

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reebi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay with us, especially our delicious breakfast! We look forward to welkcoming you again on your next trip to Killarney, Best Regards, Aodán

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Sandtrap Sports Bar & Grill
Sandtrap Sports Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Grill, Pub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
McSweeney Arms Hotel is ideally situated in the center of Irelands most famous tourist town Killarney. McSweeney Arms hotel is a three star family run hotel with a unique and friendly atmosphere. We hope that your next visit will be with us here personally in Killarney.Our bedrooms at McSweeney Arms Hotel are a home away from home. Comfort, quality and relaxation are essential to a good nights sleep, therefore at McSweeney Arms Hotel we promise to ensure all guests the best nights sleep possible. Each room has a unique style and loving touch. Perfect for a few nights away to explore the treasures of Killarney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McSweeney Arms Hotel

Address: College Street, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: RM412 - RM762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — McSweeney Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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