Lake Hotel Killarney
Lake Hotel Killarney overview
A historic, family-owned 4-star venue, The Lake Hotel Killarney is a great place to enjoy the untouched beauty of South West Ireland. Take breakfast in the elegant dining room, The Castlelough Restaurant with majestic views over the lake towards the mountains. Wander down the pathways to the ancient castle ruins situated near the hotel and savor the surroundings.
In the evening, dine at one of several lakeside restaurants, finishing the day in the Devils Punchbowl Bar. The mix of rooms and suites all provide unspoiled views over woodland or the lake and there are good leisure facilities onsite too.
The Lake Hotel is well-positioned in relation to some of the best golf in South West Ireland. The likes of Waterville, Tralee, Ballybunion and Dooks (all of which are geographically spread out) are no more than 1 hour 15 minutes away.
For those looking for a respite from the coastal links, then Killarney Golf and Fishing Club is just a 15-minute drive from the hotel, offering two excellent parkland courses on the shores of Lough Leane on the edge of the Killarney National Park.
The Lake Hotel offers a range of guestrooms and suites with the Woodland, Lake View and Lake View Deluxe Rooms the most popular. Many have successfully retained their old-world charm and are all tastefully decorated, with each offering all the amenities you would expect of a 4-star venue such as satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi.
Woodland rooms as the name suggests overlooks the front of the property where often deer can be spotted roaming the woods. The Lake View and Lake View Deluxe Rooms all offer amazing views over the lake and have additional features such as high ceilings and balconies. Suites are available for anyone looking to upgrade.
Restaurant & Bars
A varied dining experience awaits guests of The Lake Hotel, where two restaurants, a lounge providing afternoon tea and cakes, and a bar can be found.
The Castlelough Restaurant is a great fine-dining experience, offering quality dishes using local produce whilst also giving diners exceptional views through the large glass windows which span the whole room.
The Lakeside Bistro is a more casual affair offering tasty bar food or a leisurely lunch, and again offers sublime views over the lake. Eating outside on the terrace is also possible, weather permitting!
If you wish to grab a relaxing evening drink then the Devils Punchbowl Bar is the place to go. Sit down with a whisky, cocktail or their very own ‘Martin Huggard’ craft beer and soak up the views.
Spa & Leisure
Adjacent to the hotel is a fully-equipped fitness center that offers a steam room, sauna, gym and an outdoor hot tub that overlooks the lake and mountainous backdrop. Guests can also utilize the Treatment Room, which sits beside the fitness center, for an array of spa therapies.
Situated five minutes south of the quintessentially Irish town of Killarney in South West Ireland, this property, nestled on the edge of the lake on the border of the Killarney National Park is a wonderfully peaceful place to stay. Located near the beginning of The Ring of Kerry tourist route means guests are well-placed to discover the sights of the south-west. The property is situated 2 hours south of Shannon Airport by car and 3hours 45minutes from Dublin Airport.
Golf courses near to Lake Hotel Killarney
Dooks Golf Course
As natural a links course as you will find in Ireland but one that does not always get the attention of some of its neighbors. Dooks Golf Club truly is a ‘hidden gem’, and well worth visiting.
Dingle Golf Course
Dingle Golf Links is a wonderfully natural links course situated on the remote Dingle Peninsula, making it Europe’s most westerly golf course. Play here for a pure ‘hidden gem’ links experience.
Mahony's Point Course
Mahony’s Point, whilst the secondary course at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is an excellent foil to the Killeen Course. It boasts magnificent views and is more playable parkland layout.
The Killeen is the newest of the courses at Killarney Golf Club and is a challenging parkland layout with water coming into play on most of the holes due to the picturesque lakeside setting.
Tralee Golf Course
Tralee Golf Club is a superb links course in Southwest Ireland in the coastal town of Tralee. Laid out with magnificent ocean views Tralee offers so much, giving golfers a truly memorable experience.