The Iconic retreat that is the Great Southern Hotel, oozes class and the building itself has spectacular architecture. This five-star hotel located within 6 acres of its own beautiful gardens at the very heart of Killarney is just a 20 drive from Kerry International airport and is a center-point to many travelers frequenting the South West of Ireland.
Originally the Hotel opened back in 1854 and stood proudly under The Great Southern Hotel for over 100 years, in 2007 however it changed its name to the Malton Killarney. In 2018 the hotel returned back to its originating name and now stands proudly as Killarney's Premier Historic Hotel.
All guests staying here can benefit from numerous food and drink outlets, for pre or post-dinner drinks then Brownes - the main bar is a perfect way to sty or finish the evening in the company of family and friends. With two blazing fires, the bar certainly is a cozy retreat. Brownes also has a bar menu and is served food between 12:30 - 9 pm daily.
Relaxation is high on the agenda at the hotel and residents can take the opportunity to take an afternoon tea in either the Grand Foyer or alternatively the Reading Room Residents Lounge.
Accommodation at the hotel is either in the main hotel in the classically designed rooms and suites, all of which come equipped with a flat-screen TV, Wifi, Tea, and Coffee Making facilities, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, and fully equipped bathroom.
Golf is, of course, a priority when staying here in Killarney and the Killarney Golf and Fishing Club is only 10 minutes away with another 6 or more great courses all within 60 minutes drive of the hotel.
Staying here is a great way to base yourself in sheer luxury and take in all of the local southern hospitality and share the "craic" with friends, family, and locals alike.