International Hotel Killarney

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The International Hotel in Killarney is a luxurious and relaxing place in which to base yourself when touring the Wild Atlantic Way, the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula, or anywhere in the this stunningly beautiful part of Ireland. The hotel, which dates back to 1906, is warm and inviting with a lovely old-world charm and a wonderful welcome from the friendly and attentive staff. The food offering in the International Hotel is also terrific with loads of delicious local and seasonal ingredients served in creative dishes that give you a real taste of Ireland. There’s a sense of place on a plate when you Read More


Beautiful food made with the finest, fresh, local ingredients is what you get when you dine in the International Hotel in Killarney. Across all dining areas and bars the hotel and staff takes great pride in highlighting the fantastic local produce and products.

Hannigans Bar and Restaurant offers food all day long from brunch in the morning to dinner in the evening. The Brewery Restaurant offers fine dining in magnificent surrounds. The International Hotel Brasserie is another great all-day dining spot with a casual, relaxing vibe.

The Christy O’Connor Suite and The Library are wonderfully cosy rooms that are perfect for unwinding with a good book or the papers over a coffee or something stronger.


Hannigans Bar and Restaurant is a delightful place where you can sample the best in local food and drink, no matter what time of day it is.

The exposed brick chimney and roaring log fire, plush, comfortable seating areas and friendly chatter lend the place a warm and cosy atmosphere. It is the type place that encourages you to linger longer over a leisurely meal or a drink or two.

The menu features dishes made with the finest local and international produce which are lovingly prepared, beautifully presented and served with a smile.

Dishes like the Atlantic seafood chowder, Gubbeen cheese and leek tart, Irish beef in Guinness gravy and brown bread and Irish whiskey parfait take you on a whirlwind gourmet tour of Ireland from the comfort of your table.

Hannigans Bar and Restaurant is also the place to go on Sundays for a traditional lunch with all the trimmings. Bring your appetite and feast on succulent roast meats, flavourful starters and decadent desserts.

Rooms & Facilities

The International Hotel is a plush and luxurious place but it retains an old-world charm and family-run welcome. The building, which started trading as a hotel back in 1906, has a preservation order to protect the history hidden in the walls, as well as various internal features on the building including the original staircase in the foyer.

The rooms in the International Hotel Killarney are a sanctuary designed for your complete relaxation. There are are a selection of room types; Classic Rooms, Superior Rooms and Executive Rooms, all attractively decorated and furnished and with all the amenities you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

Apart from the many dining options, the hotel also has some impressive rooms, suites and spaces that are perfect for weddings and other special occasions.

If you are looking for a venue in which to conduct business or hold a corporate event, the International Hotel in Killarney has an executive boardroom and private dining options too.


There are 93 guest bedrooms at the International Hotel and all are stylishly and attractively appointed. The warm decor and comfortable furniture really encourage you to unwind and make yourself at home.

Classic Rooms are elegant and chic and come with sumptuous beds with Egyptian cotton bed linen and plenty of amenities including a flat screen tv, safe, ironing facilities, a hospitality tray and tea and coffee making facilities. The en suite has heated towel rails, de-mister mirrors and plenty of luxury toiletries.

Superior Rooms are more spacious and feature some added extras as well as a Jacuzzi bath. Perfect for a long soak after a long day.

Executive Rooms are even bigger and more luxurious again with rich fabrics and King Koil Club-Class beds, a Jacuzzi and power shower, air-con, ‘night assist’ 24-hour bathroom lighting and a whole lot more besides. Staying here really is living the luxe life.


The International Hotel has initiatives in place in support of sustainable tourism business. The hotel also uses seasonal foods which are sourced locally, where possible.

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