When choosing a hotel for your holidays in County Kerry, you will want to choose something that you and your family will love. Want to know one of Killarney’s best kept secrets? There is a unique, historical Killarney hotel destination that is well worth visiting. With its luxurious bedrooms, award winning dining and bar facilities and great location, you will find yourself pampered and relaxed amongst the tranquil mountains and majestic valleys.


“If walls could talk” they would have a lot to say about this boutique four-star Killarney hotel and the land it is situated on. Gifted in 1656 to the Herbert brothers for their presence in the War of the Roses, it was home to over 5 generations of Herbert families who had resided there until 1877 when the original classic Queen Anne style house was demolished and rebuilt into the modern Victorian mansion that it is today. Lovingly revived and now run by international management company PREM Group, the Cahernane House Hotel offers national and international guests a unique and tranquil stay in a magical environment, rich with history, elegance and some of the original features of the mansion, transporting travellers back to a different time period

Luxury Bedrooms

With 38 spacious guest rooms, this Killarney hotel offers a variety of choices to each of its visitors. 12 of the bedrooms are located in the original manor home, boasting many of the original features of the mansion including high, wooden ceiling beams, elegant mouldings, sash windows, cornicing and fireplaces, and each decorated in their own unique style from the original time period in which it was built. Within the Main House, you will find our Superior Rooms, both generous is size and luxury. With separate baths and showers, each room is stocked with bathrobes, slippers, fresh fruit, chocolates and mineral water, as well as one complimentary evening of turndown dining. The Herbert Suite, the grandest and most lavish room in the entire Hotel, is the heart of the Cahernane House with its high ceilings, and windows overlooking the gardens to the mountains of the National Park beyond. In the garden wing of the hotel reside the additional 26 spacious deluxe rooms many of which feature French doors onto either a ground floor patio or a first-floor balcony, both of which include stunning views of the surrounding grounds.

Food & Drink

Matching the hotel in grandeur, The Herbert Dining Room, recently awarded 2 AA Rosettes in recognition of its’ culinary excellence, is just as elegant as the rest of the manor. With its lavish furnishings, flooring, fittings, and stunning views of the Tomies and Purple Mountains, dining here is an experience in itself. Dinner is served for guests each evening offering delicious choices from the menu created by head chef, Eric Kavanagh, using only the finest, in season ingredients. Breakfast is served each morning between 8am and 10.30am each morning. Guests may enjoy a light continental breakfast or a hearty full Irish cooked meal before getting started on their day. Holding true to its name, The Cellar Bar is located in the basement of the Cahernane House Hotel and features an extensive selection of beers, spirits and wines for all guest to enjoy. There is also selection of light bites, main courses and pastries served daily from 12:30 - 6pm.


The Cahernane House is situated on the edge of the beautiful Killarney National Park and is only a 10-minute walk from the Killarney Town Centre. It also has easy access to all major routes and close proximity to transportation venues such as the Kerry Airport, Killarney, and the Bus and Train Station. This elegant Killarney hotel is the perfect location for a break in Kerry.

Complimentary Bicycles

Would you and your family like to take an exhilarating hike or bike ride through the highest mountain range in Ireland? Or do you prefer a short scenic ride through the Killarney National Park? There are even picnics supplied by the hotel to be taken down by the lake. Whatever your preference, the hotel offers complimentary bicycles to all guests for transportation.

For more information on this wonderful Killarney Hotel, please E-mail: [email protected] or call Ireland tel: 064 663 1895, International tel: +353 64 663 1895

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