Fáilte to gorgeous Kerry! A county in the south of Ireland, Kerry is known for its striking natural landscape with plenty of beautiful mountains and miles of rugged coastline. While Dublin, the Republic of Ireland’s capital can often take the spotlight, we believe there’s something seriously magical about County Kerry that would make it the perfect location for your next event or retreat! Whether you choose to unwind by the lakeside, explore the national park, or savour gourmet cuisine, Kerry’s top hotels offer the perfect blend of luxury and Irish allure. So, follow along while we list off some of the top hotels in Kerry to give you an idea of what Kerry has to offer and maybe give you some inspiration to get planning your next event.

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Top Hotels in Kerry

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Spectacular architecture melded with effortless service and genuine hospitality has made Great Southern Killarney an iconic retreat for over 165 years. Originally opened in 1854, this hotel is a timeless gem that combines historic elegance with modern luxury. Its central location offers easy access to Killarney’s charming streets and the stunning landscapes of the Killarney National Park. Whether you’re planning a corporate event or an incentive trip, this iconic hotel offers a perfect blend of convenience and sophistication.

Furthermore, this fantastic hotel has a wonderful self-contained events space that can cater for up to 950 delegates, along with acres of sprawling landscaped gardens that can be used to create beautiful outdoor events spaces.

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Conveniently located between the urban and the wild, you can find this hotel perched on the shores of the magnificent Lough Léin and only 5 minutes’ drive from Killarney town! The Europe Hotel and Resort is a 5-star sanctuary of tranquillity and it is undoubtedly one of the top hotels in Kerry. 

The resort is surrounded by lush gardens and features panoramic views of the surrounding lake and mountains from the floor to ceiling windows throughout the property, which make this a dream destination for corporate retreats and all kinds of special events! Furthermore, throughout the hotel and resort, there are a number of different events spaces on offer, from boathouses on the lake to grand ballrooms, to purpose built corporate meeting space with all the modern technology which mean you can make your event here whatever you’d like it to be with these flexible options!

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In the heart of beautiful Tralee, The Rose Hotel is a modern oasis with a guaranteed warm Irish welcome for you and your group. This contemporary hotel offers versatile event spaces and a dedicated team to ensure your gatherings are a success. Moreover, when you’re not busy celebrating at your fantastic next event, you can enjoy the beautifully appointed surroundings of this hotel and its many fantastic dining options or treat yourself to an afternoon in the award-winning Serenity Spa!

The hotel is the perfect location for either a business focused or more laidback event and it is perfectly situated so that after your meetings, you can use this hotel’s fantastic location to explore Tralee’s rich cultural attractions and the rugged beauty of the Dingle Peninsula!

For a luxurious escape with breathtaking views, we think Aghadoe Heights Hotel could be the way to go! With a spectacular location overlooking the stunning and Lakes of Killarney and the magnificent MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountain range, this 5-star hotel provides a serene backdrop for corporate meetings and incentive trips where after a day of business or back to back activities you and your guests can indulge in the spa, savour fine dining, and soak in the stunning vistas.

The hotel boasts a number of luxury events spaces but our favourite has to be the breathtaking fifth floor 3,000 sq ft Penthouse which offers total privacy for up to 22 delegates.

Immerse yourself in nature’s embrace at Muckross Park Hotel and Spa. Located amongst 25,000 acres of the pristine Killarney National Park, this hotel offers a unique and enchanting setting for events, with its mix of 18th century style, 21st century splendour, and the sheer beauty of its natural surroundings. Experience 5-star luxury in every facet of this hotel, from its meeting facilities, to its spa, to its decadent dining options and cocktail masterclasses, this is undoubtedly one of the top hotels in Kerry!

The Killarney Plaza Hotel And Spa is a glittering gem located right in the heart of Killarney Town. With luxurious accommodations and versatile event spaces, this is the perfect venue for those seeking something slightly more urban amongst the expanse of countryside that Kerry has to offer. With its convenient location, after your meetings, step out into the bustling town of Killarney to discover its vibrant atmosphere and lively pubs, you can even borrow vintage bicycles from the hotel to make getting around this lively town even easier!

The five-star Killarney Park epitomises elegance and charm and it is undoubtedly one of the top hotels in Kerry. With exquisite event venues and impeccable service, The Killarney Park is undeniably an excellent choice for all kinds of events, from corporate meetings and galas, to the hotel making for the perfect base for an unforgettable incentive trip – this hotel has it all and is a great choice for whatever you have planned!

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