Cahernane House Hotel

The Cahernane Gift voucher makes the perfect gift for family and friends any time of the year

Cahernane House Hotel Killarney

The best secrets are in the most hidden places

Dear friends and guests

Due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the latest Government restrictions we expect to remain closed until Friday 5th March. Should the situation change we will reopen sooner. 

If you have a reservation during the period of closure, we would ask you to please rebook your stay via the website or travel agent you booked with. You can also email the hotel directly.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your continued support. 

Stay safe.

General Manager

Emer Corridan

Dear friends,

I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a healthy and happy 2021.

We will be open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, closing Sunday afternoons in December.

The Herbert restaurant and Cellar Bar will be open for non-residents wishing to dine with us, pre-booking essential. 

We can welcome guests from all around the country until January 6th.

For Christmas, we are closed from 20th to 26th of December and reopen from the 27th December to the 10th January 2021.


Our team are working hard to get everything ready to welcome you back in line with all safety protocols and we look forward to seeing you soon. 

Emer Corridan

General Manager

‘Green Friday’ Luxury Escape

Escape to beautiful Killarney with our exclusive Green Friday Luxury escape. This offer is available to book from Friday 20th November until Monday 30th November inclusive for stay dates until May 2021.

Our 2 night Green Friday Luxury Escape includes:

  • 2 nights in a luxury twin/double room
  • Full Irish breakfast each morning
  • A glass of prosecco on arrival


This Exclusive Green Friday Offer is valid for stays between the 4th December and the 31st May 2021. This is a pre-paid flexible rate, allowing you to change dates of travel should Covid-19 restrictions remain in place.

Opening Dates

Hello Winter

Read more about our Winter, Christmas and Spring opening dates.

We’re a Stay and Spend location

Stay & Save

Cahernane House Hotel registered for the Revenue Commissioners Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme.
Plan a stay with us before 30th April 2021 and claim up to €125 tax credit back on your accommodation and meals through the Failte Ireland Stay and Spend Initiative

Guest Accommodation

Rest well

The hotel offers 48 spacious guest rooms across three wings. Our three wings each offer their own unique charm. 

The Manor House boasts original features and old world charm in all its rooms. From antiques relevant to the original period and wooden ceiling beams – each room in the Manor House is unique.

The Garden Wing is perfect for those who want a view of the natural landscape. Your room on the ground floor gives you full view to relax with a stunning backdrop.

The newest addition to our room collection is in our fully restored Coach House, adjacent to the Manor House. Every room has been designed to pay homage to the native Kerry flora and fauna and inspired by the beautiful nature that surrounds us. Beautiful features such as claw foot baths, walk-in rain showers and handmade tiles add to the spirit of your Coach House experience. 

Gourmet Dining

Guilty pleasures

The dining experience at The Herbert Restaurant in Cahernane House Hotel Killarney is one to savour. Awarded 2AA Rosettes for its’ dining experience, our dining room epitomises the style and grandeur of the original house with beautiful views over the gardens and mountains beyond. Our Head Chef Eric Kavanagh has created an extensive menu of delicious, locally sourced, seasonal produce.

Located in the basement of the hotel you’ll find ‘The Cellar Bar’. Previously the original wine cellar of Cahernane House, it has been renovated into a stylish and welcoming space for you to enjoy an extensive selection of beers, spirits, wines and cocktails.

Try our signature cocktail ‘The Herbert’ a smooth combination of gin, spiced rum, elderflower and fresh lime juice!

Gift Vouchers

From me to you

Spoil the ones you love with a unique and charming experience in the heart of Kerry. Give the gift of luxury, relaxation and fine dining.

Special Offers

On the quiet

Enjoy a signature Cahernane House Hotel Killarney experience. Explore exclusive offers and see the best of Killarney. Wander through the National Park, hike, fish, cycle or simply relax in style. 

Tie The Knot

Kiss and tell

Cahernane House Hotel Killarney is truly a best kept secret when it comes to weddings. The views of the magnificent scenery and old-world charm make for beautiful photos and precious memories that you’ll treasure forever.

Enjoy exclusive use of our manor house for up to 80 dinner guests. Host your dream civil ceremony in one of our fabulous reception rooms, the perfect scene for such a special occasion.

Exclusive Use

Yours entirely

When you book the hotel for exclusive use, the Manor House offers complete privacy for your guests; the perfect venue for a very special get-together. Catering options are plentiful and can be tailored to your exact needs, allowing your day to flow effortlessly.

Cahernane House Hotel Killarney is glowing in character and history with stunning views from every window. With a selection of distinctive spaces for drinks receptions, ceremonies, private dining and dancing, your guests can enjoy every corner of the house. Our Signature bedrooms are the largest in the manor house – each one has been individually decorated in its own style with stunning antique and period pieces. With additional quiet spaces such as the stunning atrium or the extensive gardens, you can escape for some quiet conversation or a brisk walk in the beautiful countryside.

A little bird told me...

Enjoy these perks when you book on our website

Always €10 Cheaper

Complimentary glass of Prosecco

No payment needed today

Free cancellation

Guest Loyalty Club

Exclusive offers

Beautiful Killarney

On the Wild Atlantic Way

Cahernane House Hotel is the perfect base for anyone looking to explore the stunning town of Killarney and its picturesque surroundings. Take a bike, drive or walk to the incredible scenery and historic heritage spots that the famous tourist destination has to offer.

Our History

If these walls could talk

Cahernane House was built as the family residence of Henry Herbert in 1877 at a cost of £5,992. The work was carried out by Collen Brothers Contractors. The original plans by architect James Franklin Fuller, whose portfolio included Ballyseedy Castle, Dromquinna Manor and the Parknasilla Hotel, was for a mansion three times the present size. 

Your Frequently Asked Questions

Helping you plan your stay

Check-in time is from 3pm.

Check-out is 12 noon.

Light snacks are available in the Cellar Bar from 1pm – 5.30pm. Dinner is available nightly either in the Herbert Restaurant or the Cellar Bar.

All our Deluxe Rooms have walk in shower only. In other room types,  some of the rooms feature a shower, a bath or both.

Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to arrival. 

Killarney Town Centre is approximately 20 minutes walk. 

Beetroot Hummus
Sarah Corcoran

Beetroot Hummus

Ingredients: 300g cooked chickpeas 250g beetroot puree 1 lemon juice 20g tahini 2g Cumin toasted and ground 1 clove roast garlic 100ml extra virgin olive

Looking out the window of the Herbert Restaurant at Cahernane House Hotel towards Killarney National Park
Leah Mc Hugh

Food Provenance

If you haven’t sampled some of the exquisite food in Cahernane House Hotels Herbert Restaurant, you are missing out. A gourmet break in Cahernane should