Ireland's Blue Book

Cahernane House Hotel is now part of Ireland's Blue Book collection of hotels, country houses and restaurants. Ireland's Blue Book represent the finest of Ireland's hospitality, accommodation and cuisine and are the only Irish member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of Europe which is an umbrella Federation representing an eclectic range of historic properties across Europe.

Automobile Association (AA)

Cahernane House Hotel have been reinstated to the Automobile Association (AA) accredited hotel listing and recently awarded 2 rosettes for the quality of its food.

“Dinner was a true highlight of the visit; great to see the room so busy, especially with off-road local business. The meal taken was from a well compiled menu, featuring in-season ingredients, with good provenance and use of local foods. An AA 2 Rosette award is comfortably awarded. The breakfast offer is wide ranging, with equally good food quality"


"Get a glimpse of the Killarney that attracted discerning 19th-century visitors at this imposing gray-stone house—if you need a refuge from the touristy buzz of Killarney town, this is the place" more.

The Michelin Guide

"Immersed within its own parklands, this stunning 19th century country house is set on the edge of Killarney's National Park, only a 10-minute walk away from Killarney town centre" more.

Georgina Campbell's Guide to Ireland recommended

Ireland's leading independent hospitality guide. Reviews of the best Restaurants, Accommodation, Pubs & Activities in Ireland by Georgina Campbell Guides more.

National Geographic - Top 10 walks and hiking tours

"Evenings find the warm embrace of Irish hospitality at splendid village hotels—a highlight is the Cahernane Hotel in Killarney, a former estate of the Earl of Pembroke" more.

Lucinda O'Sullivan's Little Black Book of Great Places to Stay

"At their fab Herbert Restaurant, Head Chef Paul O’Connor offers diners a really great selection of delectable high-end dishes to treat their taste buds, with the focus being on the best of local and seasonal produce. The room itself is dripping with historical elegance, with high ceilings, elegant drapes, chandeliers and crisp white napery adorning the tables" more.