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Kirkwood, Missouri
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204 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful pub is not what we expected to see when we walked through the front doors of this hotel. We came here to have a drink but stayed for a couple sitting at the large rectangular wooden bar in the center of the large room. The furnishings were beautiful with booths and barstools on one side and tables and... More 

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

Dear Bob H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience on your recent visit to the McSweeney Arms Hotel, We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Killarney, Best Regards, Aodán Griffin More 

Parkgate, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband stayed here last year with some friends and had such a lovely time that when he revisited this year we stayed at the same hotel. Its fabulous, great atmosphere in the bar (outstanding decor) very friendly and helpful staff. Special thanks to Aidon (hope I spelt your name right) for going above and beyond the call of duty... More 

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

Dear LindaWright269, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, Your kind words are warmly received by all of us here at the McSweeney Arms Hotel and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us, We are always striving to provide the best experience possible for all of our guests... More 

Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights in a twin room. That gave us a big room with a double and a twin and a great view. The McSweeneys took great care of us. Mr McSweeney managed the place and his daughter Kelly Ann worked breakfast and covered the bar/restaurant until Adan arrived to manage things in the evening. The hotel is older... More 

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

Dear bluejaylane, Thanks 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 with endless coffee! We hope to welcome you again on your next visit to Killarney, Best Regards, Aodán More 

Bethesda, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I stayed for 2 nights at this hotel and it was great. Every staff member was friendly and went out of their way to assist with recommendations (all were spot on!) and answer any questions. The room was spacious and provided a good nights rest after a day of touring. And the location can't be beat- close to parking and... More 

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

Dear Janet M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your recent short stay with us, we look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit! Slán go fóill, Aodán More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This place has it all: very accomodating staff, great rooms, great location, very nice breakfast, close parking, attached pub. Tony, the owner, was very helpful with our needs for laundry, tours, dinner and lunch recommendations, luggage storage coming and going, but the whole staff was great. Ireland is a very friendly place, and these guys fit right in.

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

Dear Ransom R, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, All of the staff here at The McSweeney Arms Hotel are delighted to hear how much you all enjoyed your recent stay with us, it was a pleasure to meet you all and we hope to see you again on your next visit to... More 

Suffolk UK
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62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed here for four nights and enjoyed our time. From start to finish what marks this hotel out as special are the people - from breakfast to the last drink at night in the bar you are met with genuine friendliness. The room was big - a king-sized bed, large bathroom and a good sized seating area with mountain... More 

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

Dear Otuama, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor, It is a pleasure to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and your kind words are greatly appreciated, We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Killarney! Best Regards, Aodán More 

Frankfort, Kentucky
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Spent 4 nights at this wonderful hotel. Single room on 3rd floor, comfortable bed and just enough room to spread out. Great shower and bathroom, spotless. The owner Tony is very welcoming and friendly. The attached pub and restaurant are excellent, lots of locals. Kevin the bartender is fun and helpful, great service. Breakfast is a delicious choice of cold... More 

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

Dear stanc700, 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 and we hope hope to welcome you again on your next trip to Killarney! Best Regards, Aodán More 

Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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... More 

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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.... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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... More 

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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,... More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.... More 

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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... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Sandtrap Sports Bar & Grill
Sandtrap Sports Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Grill, Pub
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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: $135 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — McSweeney Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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