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“Brehon Hotel”
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The Brehon
Ranked #8 of 38 Hotels in Killarney
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
“Brehon Hotel”
Reviewed 18 February 2012

Great hotel, would recommend it, staff were really lovely and friendly, great Irish welcome. Rooms were lovely and roomy, clean and beds were really comfy. Only recommendation would be to open pool until 9pm instead of 7pm and change coffee suppliers in restaurant. Coffee in rooms was lovely but filtered was not nice. Well done on a lovely hotel, staff were really lovely, great to see traditional Irish hospitality is still alive and well in the Brehon.

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Reviewed 18 February 2012

Had a lovely 1 night stay with hubby. I cant recommend highly enough extremely clean and fantastic room we were upgraded even though we were on an offer rate which was a great bargain. The suite we were given 401 was lovely counldnt fault it for hygiene and I am a bit picky cant help but notice small faults. breakfast lovely, swimming pool /spa are gorgeous. Cant wait to go back.

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Reviewed 18 February 2012

My wife and I are just back from a fabulous 3 nights in the Brehon. Even though the hotel was very busy, there was no diminution of the high standards that we have come to expect from this super hotel. The staff were very friendly and attentive and the restaurant was superb.
All in all, a fabulous 3 days. Keep up the good work!

Room Tip: Rooms at the back would be slightly quieter but rooms in front have a slightly better view
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Reviewed 18 February 2012

I and my husband visited the brehon hotel last week for a relaxing break. The hotel is lovely, the rooms are spacious and the staff is really friendly and professional. We had treatments in the spa which were pure bliss. The restaurant was a nice experience too. The manager Andras really made sure we had a memorable experience. The only but is that we requested, at the time of the booking and the check in, a quiet room and we were not only given a room next to a family with small children but the housekeeper started vacuuming the corridor at 8.30!!! So we ended up checking out at 10.00.

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Reviewed 18 February 2012

Stayed here for two nights in mid February. Spacious room, with wi fi throughout. We used the spa which was nice and relaxing. There seemed to be tennis courts adjacent but we didn't bother with same as our physical exercise came with two long walks. The first through National Park out to Ross Castle and on out to point. The second far more strenous was up to Torc Waterfall car park and following the red route. Both routes begin less than a five minute car journey from hotel.
On the first night we ventured into town (15 minute walk) to eat. The receptionist was very helpful in giving us impartial advice. We ended up in the smoke house a really nice spot. The second night we ate in the hotel bar- I'm vegetarian and what a treat it was. They gave me a menu with four starters and four main courses to choose from. An embarrasssing rich choice as most veggies will agree. We also had breakfast on both mornings and the food was top class.
That second night we got to see Killarneys own film star Michael Fassbender on the big screen in local cinema in the film 'shame'. A special treat.
However the nicest part of stay for me was the very courteous and warm service from staff which ranged across all parts of the hotel from spa to bar to housekeeping. One of the reasons we choose the hotel was because it is part of the fairhotels scheme and if that in anyway reflects on staff happiness and pride in their place of work, well then it certainly showed on our stay.

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Property: The Brehon
Address: Muckross Road, Killarney, Ireland
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Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Killarney
#3 Spa Hotel in Killarney
#7 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
#8 Business Hotel in Killarney
#11 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#20 Family Hotel in Killarney
Price range (per night): RM636 - RM1,136
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brehon 4*
Number of rooms: 123
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Brehon is a luxurious hotel of unique grace and elegance set amidst Killarney’s breathtaking landscape. Each guestroom and suite reflects a contemporary blend of beauty, style and space. The Brehon also offers visitors a chance to relax and unwind in the Angsana Spa, the European flagship of the famous Thai celebrity haunt The Banyan Tree. The experienced Thai therapists offer a range of holistic spa treatments and massages to refresh and revitalise the spirit, mind and physical being. All treatments carried out in the Angsana Spa are 100% authentic Thai and use only natural ingredients. ... more   less 
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