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    The Earl of Desmond Hotel

    N21 | Ballyseedy, Tralee, Ireland
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    USD 109*
    USD 109*
    USD 109*
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    Overview

    • Excellent37%
    • Very good28%
    • Average16%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible8%
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    “coach trip” (18 reviews)
    “gb tours” (8 reviews)
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    Reviewed 19 May 2015

    This hotel must have the highest ranked terrible quality beds in Ireland. The springs in the center of the bed were almost through making it unbearable to even think of sleeping on. Extremely dirty bathroom. The sad thing is when you first enter the hotel...More

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    Response from NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel

    Dear R G, Thnak you for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We were very disappointed to see that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Our housekeeping staff consistantly receive excellent compliments on the cleanliness of the rooms and the...More

    Reviewed 19 May 2015

    Stayed at the Earl of Desmond for 2 nights 11 and 12 May The hotel and room were very clean , the staff were all very helpful and cheery. On the first night we where entertained by a troupe of young musicians and dancers they...More

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    Response from NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel

    Dear nanyjay, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond, and for your kind words regarding the hotel, food & staff! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Irish Night musicians, they really put on a great show for our...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2015

    Just returned from a short stay at The Earl of Desmond hotel as part of a coach party. The staff were invariably cheery, and could not have been more helpful. The restaurant manageress was a lovely girl who always had a smile on her face....More

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    Response from NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel

    Dear thecush660, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and we will be sure to pass on your kind words to all the team here. We hope...More

    Reviewed 16 May 2015

    I was staying on a coach trip from 7th to 11th, 4 nights. Like many hotels in the Killarney area, it was massive. However, I was astonished to find that breakfasts were the proverbial 'heart attack on a plate' unless you had Continental only, with...More

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    Response from NorellaMansfield, Manager at The Earl of Desmond Hotel

    Dear Toto561, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond. We are sorry to hear that you didnt find the choice for breakfast was disappointing - the choice of hot cooked & cold continental we have each morning always gets compliments and...More

    Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

    Visited here recently for a friends wedding. First impressions were really good with a beautiful reception area and friendly and efficient check in. I have to say every detail of the wedding from the room where the ceremony took place to the reception and the...More

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    Dear Cos3, Many thanks for your recent review of the Earl of Desmond Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the wedding and thank you for your kind comments regarding the food & service. We hope to welcome you back the next time...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
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    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
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    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
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    • USD 103 - USD 138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family Hotel in Tralee
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Heather G
    Are there tea/coffee making facilities in rooms ?
    10 April 2017|
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    Response from NorellaMansfield | Property representative |
    Hi Heather, Yes we do have tea/coffee making facilities in all the rooms, Kind regards Norella Mansfield Assistant Manager
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    lesley992
    Does the hotel cater for disabled
    16 March 2017|
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    Response from NorellaMansfield | Property representative |
    Hi Lesley, Thanks for getting in touch. Can you please call the hotel on 00353667121299 or mail us so we can discuss your needs & requirements with you? Kind regards Norella Mansfield Assistant Manager.
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    AnitamcgrTh
    Have a voucher for 2 night stay but when I enter dates it's not available on any of the dates
    20 November 2016|
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    Response from NorellaMansfield | Property representative |
    Hi there, Can you please e mail Us with regards to this? If you have a voucher you need to book directly with us and not through a booking agent. Kind regards Norella Mansfield.
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    "quite a distance tosome bedrooms from lift if not very mobile"
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    "We had 1double and 1 single bed in our room on 3rd floor but lift. Corridor to lift was slightly long but..."
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    "Don't have a room at the front of hotel very brightly lit hotel entrance BLACK out curtains needed"
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    "No. 351 was brill!!"
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