The Dunloe

Beaufort, Killarney, Kerry

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Experience the most beautiful part of Ireland at The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens, situated on its own 64 acre estate overlooking the famous Gap of Dunloe and the River Laune. 


The bedrooms at the hotel offer pure luxury and comfort. All 102 guestrooms offer breathtaking views of mountains or gardens and most of the bedrooms offer balconies. The furnishings and décor of the bedrooms is inviting and comfortable with each room offering satellite television,  radio, telephone, and spacious bathrooms with hairdryer. The hotel caters for your every need, with sumptuous bathrooms, fluffy bathrobes and slippers. Guests are invited to relax and unwind in style.


The Grill Restaurant with stunning views overlooking the Gap of Dunloe showcases the best of local produce with the finest of fresh, natural ingredients prepared by our artistically creative head chef. Al fresco dining is also available.


The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens offers a wealth of activities including complimentary trekking on Haflinger horses, a 25 meter indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym and 2 indoor tennis courts. The location offers scenic tours and fantastic golf within just a few miles of the hotel or for those who want to relax on the grounds, simply explore the castle and gardens.

Fishing for guests is complimentary on the River Laune which flows through the Dunloe Estate. Equipment is provided without charge and the kitchen will be pleased to prepare and cook your catch for dinner that evening.  The hotel can arrange the services of a ghillie to instruct and guide you to the most fruitful parts of the river, or guests can simply while away a few hours alone, the silence only disturbed by the sound of the flowing river.

Children’s Activities

In addition to the hotel’s leisure facilities, the hotel also offers children a wide range of activities including the adventure playground and not forgetting the 64 acres of gardens which are a delight for young explorers! During the summer season, children love the hotel’s movie nights where the hotel shows 2 popular movies each night, suitable for children of all ages. Serving popcorn & drinks, this complimentary facility is much loved by children and parents alike.


You can walk around the world in an hour in the gardens at The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens. The voyage starts with Chilean fir trees and leads on to Australian gums, South African lilies, New Zealand cabbage trees, New Zealand cherries, Japanese maples, North American dogwoods, South American fuchsias and back to a Killarney strawberry tree. The gardens surrounding the shell of MacThomas' medieval keep have a dramatic setting looking towards the mountains girdled by the Ring of Kerry. Camellias, magnolias, roses and rhododendrons flourish in the sheltered grounds together with rare specimens such as the aromatic-leaved 'Headache' tree.

The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens is located just 5 miles from Killarney town by the Gap of Dunloe and is easily accessible from Kerry, Cork and Shannon Airports with ample free car parking & Heli Pad.

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