Hotel Dunloe Castle          

 Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland  Killarney − Ireland

+ 353 64 66 44111 
Fax: + 353 64 66 44583

Welcome to The Dunloe a Luxury Hotel in Ireland

The Dunloe is one of the leading 5 star luxury hotels Ireland has to offer, overlooking the famous Gap of Dunloe, set on its own 64 acre estate leading to the ruins of the 12th century castle and River Laune. The Dunloe is one of the finest luxury hotels Ireland has to offer, boasting magnificent 5 star hotel accommodation in Kerry, Ireland, only 5 miles from Killarney town.  

Hotel Dunloe Castle

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Activities at our 5 Star Luxury Hotel in Ireland

As one of the leading luxury hotels in Ireland, The Dunloe rests on an estate with manicured pathways leading to the ruins of an old castle which lies hidden within the grounds. Guests can enjoy a range of complimentary onsite leisure activities including swimming, sauna, steam room, techno-gym, fishing, horse riding, and tennis. A kids club and movie night programme runs for children throughout the summer months. Golf, tours and walks can also be arranged locally. We enjoy a unique countryside private setting which truly sets us apart from some of the other 5 star hotels Ireland has, that have more city or town based settings.

Our Luxury Hotel in Ireland

For fine dining in Killarney, visit our restaurant and enjoy the best of local produce in our luxury hotel. Ireland, and particularly county Kerry, is home to some of the best gourmet food in Europe. Wild Atlantic fresh fish and high quality Kerry lamb frequent our menu. 5 star luxury hotels in Ireland also boast treatment rooms for luxurious spa therapies, massages and beauty treatment. The Dunloe is no different with a full treatment menu to choose from.

The Dunloe… the sophisticated, discerning visitor’s choice for luxury hotels in Ireland. Space, grace and elegance on a grand scale.

Family Rooms

The family rooms at The Dunloe were refurbished in 2015. Suitable for 2 adults and up to 3 children, they are perfect for a family getaway! Parents enjoy their own double room with ensuite bathroom and large balcony and the children have a separate room, accessible via interconnecting door (not accessible from the hotel corridor) with their own ensuite shower room and flat screen TV! These rooms are a fantastic option for parents who want their children in the same room but with that extra bit of all-important separate space.

Garden Rooms

The Garden Rooms at The Dunloe all enjoy views of the gardens and parkland which the hotel is famous for. All rooms have continental twin beds (2 single mattresses) or double beds (1 mattress), a large ensuite bathroom most with separate bath & shower and luxurious amenities including fluffy bathrobes and slippers. Most rooms have large & spacious balconies, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the scenery.

Superior Rooms

The Superior Rooms at The Dunloe all offer spectacular views of either the Gap of Dunloe or the rolling countryside surrounding the hotel. Most of the rooms offer large balconies with seating so that the tranquillity and peacefulness of the hotel can truly be enjoyed. All rooms have double (1 mattress) or continental twin (2 single mattresses) beds, a large ensuite bathroom with separate bath & shower and luxurious amenities including fluffy bathrobes and slippers.


Our Dunloe Suites offer the finest in luxury and elegance designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind. Overlooking either the Gap of Dunloe or the Rolling Parkland which surrounds the hotel, the Dunloe Suites have a large reception area with guest cloakroom, spacious lounge and large balcony.  The King Size Master Bedroom includes a luxurious ensuite bathroom with a steam room and bath, a wide range of amenties including fluffy bathrobes & slippers.

The Best Luxury Wedding Venue in Ireland

One of the most important aspects of any luxury wedding venue is the ballroom and The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens is no exception. The Park Suite, with its own bar and dance area, offers you private dining with seating for 220 persons. The setting creates a romantic atmosphere with walled gardens and secret pathways making it a unique and ideal backdrop for your photographs. The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens prides itself on the elegance, style and warmth of service it can offer for your special day. For a 5 star wedding venue in Ireland, look no further than The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens.

Gym & Therapies

Our Killarney hotel offers state of the art Techno Gym which is bathed in natural light from with windows overlooking the hotel's parkland estate. Light, bright and airy this is a perfect place to work out.  
All guests enjoy complimentary access to our Techno-Gym as well as our steam room, sauna and relaxation areas.

Kids Play

The Dunloe offers children a wide range of activities including the adventure playground and not forgetting the 64 acres of gardens which are a delight for young explorers!
Our outdoor adventure playground is extensive and includes slides, swing sets, monkey bars and lots more! All on a safe grass 'grow-through' rubber matting. Our indoor playroom includes toys, games, pool table and large screen Wii.

During the summer season, children love the hotel’s movie nights where the hotel shows 2 popular movies each night, suitable for children of all ages. Serving popcorn & drinks, this complimentary facility is much loved by children and parents alike.

Horse Riding

The Dunloe is famous for its Haflinger Ponies - a very gentle, Austrian breed, ideal for children and beginners alike. Take a complimentary trek around the grounds of the hotel and learn more about them along the way. In addition to the ponies which we keep for riding, guests can marvel at the way the mares & stallions live side by side, grazing with some of the cattle from the hotel’s own farm.

Boating & Fishing

Drop a line for Brown Trout and Salmon in the River Laune which flows through the Dunloe Estate. Fishing equipment is provided without charge and the kitchen will be pleased to prepare and cook your catch for dinner that evening.

The hotel can arrange the services of a ghillie to instruct and guide you to the most fruitful parts of the river, or you can simply while away a few hours by yourself, the silence only disturbed by the sound of the flowing river.


The Dunloe Golf Course,  The complex is home to the Dunloe Golf Club as well as being popular with local and visitors for the practice facilities and a pay-as-you-play boutique course. The complex includes; a 9-hole par 4 golf course, a driving range featuring 20 covered bays and outdoor grass tees and pitching and chipping practice areas located adjacent to a cafe, market garden, golf and outdoor sports shop. Club rentals available (right and left handed).The complex also includes Gap of Dunloe Crazy Golf which features a scaled model of the Killarney Valley's mountains and lakeland.The area offers a mixture of challenging parkland and natural links courses. Tee off against the magnificent backdrop of Killarney's Lakes, the Gap of Dunloe or even the wild scenery of the Atlantic. 

Grill Restaurant

In the most beautiful natural setting you can enjoy the best of international and Irish cuisine in our vibrant Grill Restaurant and browse the magnificent list of wines to select the ideal complement for your meal.

Our 5 star hotel in Kerry showcases the best of local produce with the finest of fresh, natural ingredients prepared by our artistically creative head chef. For afternoon tea or morning coffee the Upper Lounge offers a relaxing setting with panoramic views over the countryside. This Killarney hotels bar offers an intimate cosy space, where conversation flows readily while guests sit and relax with a cream-topped pint enjoying a variety of live musical entertainment.


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Killarney Town: 5 miles / Kerry Airport: 15 miles / Cork Airport: 61 miles / Shannon Airport: 70 miles / Dublin: 201 miles

GPS Co-Ordinates: +52° 3‘ 36.13“, -9° 37‘ 36.37“

By Car:
From Cork - 56 miles (90 km)
Take the N22 from Cork to Killarney passing through the villages of Ballincollig and Macroom.

Distances to Hotels:
Dublin to Killarney 194 miles (312 km). Take the N7
Shannon to Killarney 82 miles (131 km). Take the N21
Waterford to Killarney 119 miles (191 km) Take the N24

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