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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dropped in here after a long walk in the town with 4 adults and 5 children. Asked if they were serving food. The old battleaxe behind the bar looks at the children, says "We only have high stools.", then follows with "Actually we are fully booked". With about 5 people in the bar. Great to see that things have rebounded...

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was not particularly looking forward to our trip to Killarney, but this soon changed once we arrived at the hotel. Anticipating shabby accommodation, average food and service my preconceptions were soon forgotten. Our rooms were generous in size, well decorated and clean. Enjoyed the traditional bar food and décor, and the breakfasts are something special [nice simple menu in a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was cozy and had all the accommodations that we needed. It is a short 5 minute walk to all the shops and restaurants. We were only there for a short time, but very much enjoyed our stay. Breakfast is also good.

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1Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at McSweeney Arms for two nights in April while traveling Ireland for 10 days. To start, the guy(I forgot his name), was so nice everyday. He always asked us what we had planned and made suggestions. Although everyone was pleasant at the hotel, he went above and beyond. The room itself was very big and clean. It even...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Has to be one of the best hotel breakfast offerings in Ireland and great coffee too. This was my 2nd visit within 7 months and it was as good 2nd time round. Super clean and well-maintained hotel, all you need for a centrally located visit to Killarney town,with great staff.

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Kelly-Ann M, Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amanda G, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed staying with us again, especially our world famous breakfast! We are always striving to provide the best experience possible for all of our guests and we look forward to welcoming you again soon!...

Reviewed 13 December 2016

I travel Ire with work and this is my first ever review. First I must say the lady that looked after me was the most beautiful girl in the world her parent must be very proud. Would of stayed extra night but they were closing for Winter. The breakfast was as good as I ever saw it was a shame...

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Kelly-Ann M, Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gerard N, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, Your kind words are warmly received by all of the staff here at the McSweeney Arms, It is fantastic for us to hear how much you enjoyed your experience while staying with us! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to...

Belfast,
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We decided to take in a late break to Killarney to do a bit of Xmas shopping and sample the atmosphere. We got an excellent deal in McSweeneys, a great rate for 2 nights in a superb room. The breakfast was excellent and we also had a meal in the Sandtrap Bar. All in all a great short break and...

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Kelly-Ann M, Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Belfastcouple, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially our very popular breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Kind Regards, Kelly-Ann

Kirkwood, Missouri
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This beautiful pub is not what we expected to see when we walked through the front doors of this hotel. We came here to have a drink but stayed for a couple sitting at the large rectangular wooden bar in the center of the large room. The furnishings were beautiful with booths and barstools on one side and tables and...

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bob H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience on your recent visit to the McSweeney Arms Hotel, We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Killarney, Best Regards, Aodán Griffin

Parkgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband stayed here last year with some friends and had such a lovely time that when he revisited this year we stayed at the same hotel. Its fabulous, great atmosphere in the bar (outstanding decor) very friendly and helpful staff. Special thanks to Aidon (hope I spelt your name right) for going above and beyond the call of duty...

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LindaWright269, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, Your kind words are warmly received by all of us here at the McSweeney Arms Hotel and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us, We are always striving to provide the best experience possible for all of our guests...

Texas
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights in a twin room. That gave us a big room with a double and a twin and a great view. The McSweeneys took great care of us. Mr McSweeney managed the place and his daughter Kelly Ann worked breakfast and covered the bar/restaurant until Adan arrived to manage things in the evening. The hotel is older...

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Aodán G, Operations Manager at McSweeney Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bluejaylane, Thanks you for taking the time to write a review here on TripAdvisor, We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay with us, especially our delicious breakfast with endless coffee! We hope to welcome you again on your next visit to Killarney, Best Regards, Aodán

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Sandtrap Sports Bar & Grill
Sandtrap Sports Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Grill, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
McSweeney Arms Hotel is ideally situated in the center of Irelands most famous tourist town Killarney. McSweeney Arms hotel is a three star family run hotel with a unique and friendly atmosphere. We hope that your next visit will be with us here personally in Killarney.Our bedrooms at McSweeney Arms Hotel are a home away from home. Comfort, quality and relaxation are essential to a good nights sleep, therefore at McSweeney Arms Hotel we promise to ensure all guests the best nights sleep possible. Each room has a unique style and loving touch. Perfect for a few nights away to explore the treasures of Killarney. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McSweeney Arms Hotel

Address: College Street, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: $140 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — McSweeney Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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