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The Dunloe

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stayed for one week with my family from the 25th of July. Beautiful hotel in an amazing setting. Beautiful grounds and gardens with secluded walks through well worn paths. Our kids went horse riding in the grounds and really enjoyed it. Our room was spacious and had a great view of the Gap of Dunloe. We didn't have one bad...

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear James Q, Thank you for leaving a review on TripAdvisor. I’m delighted that you enjoyed your week stay with us. This really is the perfect time to spend here at The Dunloe. There is so much to do you really need a week to get around to doing everything! Thank you for your compliments with regards the food and...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stayed here for a wedding reception. Hotel is very well equipped and rooms had good view over neighbouring fields and across to the Dunloe Gap and the nearby mountains. Staff were efficient and the level of service was high. Not cheap but all those facilities have to be paid for. Could well imagine staying here and enjoying some luxury after...

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear Tim D, Thank you for your review. I’m glad that you enjoyed the wedding you attended. Yes we are fortunate to be located in such a beautiful area with beautiful views. We do provide a wide range of complimentary facilities such as horse-riding, Fishing, 2 Indoor Tennis Courts as well as a 25 meter Swimming Pool and complimentary Kids...

dublin
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Arrived in the gates to most beautiful setting of a hotel looking out over the Gap of Dunloe. Reception were lovely, brought up bags to the room and assisted with any queries about the area. The Superior Room was amazing. Looking straight onto the gap with balcony and deckchairs to enjoy the view. The bed was set so that you...

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear mt2009, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of your stay. We always appreciate our guests taking the time to share their experiences of The Dunloe. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit, in particular your Superior Room overlooking the Gap of Dunloe. We are truly fortunate to have such wonderful views from...

County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Myself and my son went for a two night stay at the Dunloe. There was so much to do that we didn't move from the hotel & hotel grounds for the whole trip. The hotel itself is beautiful with fabulous spacious rooms and amazing views. The staff are extremely friendly, helpful and professional. The level of service is really superb....

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear MCOB40, Many thanks for your review. I am delighted that you and your son enjoyed your stay with us. We are very fortunate to have such a beautiful location to share with our guests. I am glad the you had time to enjoy the facilities and our gardens and parkland. We very much hope to welcome you back again...

Grand Rapids, MI
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We recently stayed at the Dunloe with our extended family, which consisted of 15 people ranging in age from 5 - 70. It was absolutely FABULOUS and was our favorite place we stayed during our entire trip in Western Ireland! We were greeted by lush, well-maintained grounds that overlook the Gap of Dunloe and a pristine lobby with a friendly...

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear SquatchGR, Thank you so much for this wonderful and comprehensive review of your stay with us. It was a pleasure to have welcomed you and your family and I can see from your review that you took the time to enjoy all of our facilities while you were here. We strive to provide something for all ages here at...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed here recently with our 3 kids(10,9,7) for a family wedding and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were fantastic, extremely helpful and friendly, a special thanks to Kathleen for making our stay so enjoyable and the porter who's name I can't remember but it starts with "M". Our kids don't usually enjoy kid's clubs but after the first...

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear MCB76, Thank you for your review. I’m delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have passed on your comments to Kathleen and Mariusz. There is no greater encouragement than the recognition of a job well done. Such acknowledgements bode well for the standards of The Dunloe going forward and help reassure our team that we...

Reviewed 3 August 2015

Myself and my husband had our wedding ceremony in the Dunloe hotel a few weeks ago. The level of service the hotel provided was outstanding, not just on the day itself but the weeks and months leading up to it. From the very beginning with our consultation with Jason we were very confident in the choice we made to have...

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear Carol and Michael, Hope you are both well. Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure working with you both on the build up to your wedding day. I’m delighted to read that you and your guests enjoyed the day. I hope you enjoyed your honeymoon and we hope to see you for your anniversary...

Clonmel, Ireland
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We checked into the Dunloe and instantly I was happy, the grounds are fabulous and the drive up was lovely. The hotel itself could do with a revamp and it is lovely. We did have a room issue and the manager Jason and Liam on reception handled it so efficiently and well that it shows how important great staff are...

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear Niall O, Thank you for leaving a review on TripAdvisor. I’m delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Im glad Liam and I resolved your room issue. We have refurbished all our Bedrooms over the last two seasons and we are looking at updating the other public areas going forward. I hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome...

birmingham, mi
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Overall really liked the dunlop Prob 4 1/2 stars but two issues outdated decor and worse an embarrassment of a workout room Yes embarrassment basically just a few cardio machines and nothing else Pool was awesome grounds incredible staff very nice and restaurant good but that fitness room ugh !!!

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HDCManager_11, Manager at The Dunloe, responded to this review

Dear kc51295, Thank you for your review. I’m delighted that you enjoyed the important things during your stay such as the food and the service. We have just refurbished all our bedrooms over the past two seasons and are working on the lobby areas at present and going forward. I’m sorry to read that you were disappointed with our Gym...

Tudela, Spain
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is an amazing hotel where we have felt like at home. Last summer doctor detected me a cancer and this has been our first holidays after all horrible year of operations and treatments, so we needed feel happy and ok and Dunloe`s has made us feel like this; completely satisfied, relaxed, and happy. The room was excellent , bed...

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Dear mariasun33, Thank you for your wonderful Review. I’m delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Dunloe. I’m very happy that you personally enjoyed it after your hard year and I hope your health is improving. We have loads of indoor and outdoor activities to take part in here at The Dunloe for all ages. I read...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dunloe 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 is one of the finest luxury hotels Ireland has, 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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dunloe

Address: Beaufort, Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland (Formerly Hotel Dunloe Castle)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney > Beaufort
Price Range: RM554 - RM686 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Dunloe 5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Dunloe Castle Hotel
Hotel Dunloe Castle
Dunloe Castle Killarney
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