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The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens

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The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens 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 Hotel & Gardens is one of the finest luxury hotels in Ireland, 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
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Great View
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We were attending this hotel as part of a wedding so we decided to stay the night and we are so glad we did, every part of this newly renovated hotel was modern with a funky twist, there is so many little hidden gems with gorgeous views of the river and the famous gap if dunloe.
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My husband and I celebrated our wedding reception in the beautiful Dunloe Hotel and Gardens last September. We had a fantastic experience right from our initial meeting with Jason and his team, through to leaving after the wedding as a married couple. The hotel itself has
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Attended a wedding here and the staff were very accommodating, brought my meal to the room to me as I was feeding my 5 week old baby. The newly renovated common areas are really nicely done, food and breakfast was very nice. Once the leisure Centre and rooms get an upgrade it
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The hotel is excellent, top quality in terms of service and staff. However the big selling point for me after spending a week end there is looking out the window of our room or at the restaurant was the view of the Gap and the visual entertainment that this provided. it was so
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Response from HDCManager_11, General Manager at The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens
Responded 3 Dec. 2018
Dear Inspire09180305258 Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased to read that you had such a pleasant stay and that you plan to return again in the future. As you mentioned in your comments the view of the Gap of Dunloe from the hotel is simply breath-taking and we are always thrilled to share it with our guests. I am delighted that you had such a relaxing visit and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Jason Clifford General Manager
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Stayed here for 3 nights. This Hotel has got it spot on for Families from start to finish. What make it are the staff. Every member of the team were extremely friendly and helpful. And the location is amazing with stunning views. They have what I would call proper family
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Response from HDCManager_11, General Manager at The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens
Responded 3 Dec. 2018
Dear John Paul F Many thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your stay here at The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens. I am delighted you have mentioned that it is the staff who make the hotel what it is. While we have invested heavily in renovations and refurbishments in the past few years no amount of investment can replace the friendliness and professionalism of a great team. As you also mention we are blessed to have such a wonderful location with amazing views which we are thankful for every day. I am glad that you enjoyed your family room. They were carefully designed and are very popular with all of the families who visit us each year. I have noted your comment about bar food and as with all feedback I will review it carefully. I hope to welcome you back to The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens again soon. Kind Regards Jason Clifford General Manager
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Hello Helen. Thank you for your message. The best way to travel to Killarney town is by taxi. They operate on a meter system but a fare for two people often averages at round €20. Alternatively there is a private shuttle bus called Killarney Shuttle bus. It travels from Killarney town to the Gap of Dunloe twice a day and can stop at the hotel on request. We hope to welcome you to the hotel soon!
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Dear Michael, Thank you for your message. We would be delighted to welcome you and your Newfie. However unfortunately we are closed for renovations at The Dunloe this year and will re-open in spring 2018 again. Hopefully we can welcome you then. In the meantime many thanks for your enquiry.
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The restaurant was opened until 10.30, but we found food late at night was not so good
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"Get a balcony!"
"The family rooms are a great value but I would only use them for very young children."
"all are good"
"Over the years have stayed in garden view, gap view rooms , superior and the suites - All the rooms are fantastic!"
"The views from the dining room are simply stunning!!"
USD 280 - USD 401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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