Killarney’s Best Kept Secret
Cahernane House Hotel Killarney
The best secrets are in the most hidden places
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.
Beautifully situated on a private estate on the edge of Killarney National Park, our luxury four-star hotel is located just twenty minutes’ walk from Killarney town centre. The entrance to the hotel is framed by a tunnel of greenery which unfurls to reveal the beauty of this imposing manor house, constructed in 1877 and formerly home to the Herbert Family.
Cahernane House Hotel exudes a sense of relaxation and peacefulness where you can retreat from the hectic pace of life into a cocoon of calmness and serenity. The only sounds you may hear are the lambs bleating or the birds singing.
We will be open on weekends only in November and December, closing from 18th -27th of December to celebrate the festivities with our families. We will re-open from 27th December until 1st of January 2023.
We very much look forward to welcoming you.
Start the Week Well
Sunday Monday Stayover
When you stay with us on quieter nights, (Sunday and Monday), we will treat you to a late check-out time with our compliments. Rest assured the guestrooms are just as elegant, the food just as sumptuous, and the scenery just as stunning. The only difference is, that you will get more time with us.
Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers
Enjoy a little extra
As a proud member of Ireland’s Blue Book we are delighted to accept Blue Book Vouchers at Cahernane House Hotel. So much so, that when you spend your Blue Book vouchers with us, we will treat you to a late check-out time, with our compliments. As an additional festive treat, when you stay with us using your Blue Book voucher before 17th December 2022, you can also enjoy tea/coffee and freshly made scones in our drawing room.
Linger A Little Longer
We have included some wonderful suggested itineraries of must see attractions in Killarney, Kerry and along the Wild Atlantic Way. Linger a little longer with our 4 or 5 night packages including dinner. However, long you stay make every moment enjoyable.
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
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.
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 Cormac Vesey has created an extensive menu of delicious, locally sourced, seasonal produce.
To avoid disappointment, we recommend that our guests reserve their dining table in advance – due to popular demand.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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
There is nowhere in Ireland that does tourism like Kerry. With some of the most beautiful scenery, a rich social and cultural history and a
A visit to Killarney is always a good idea but especially around the festive season. The town centre lights up with millions of twinkling lights,
Our General Manager, Emer Corridan, hosted a fabulous eight-course tasting menu in The Herbert Restaurant on Friday evening (11th November). The decadent dining experience, called