Welcome to The Great Southern Killarney

Killarney’s Premier Historic Hotel

Spectacular architecture melded with effortless service and genuine hospitality has made Great Southern Killarney an iconic retreat for over 160 years. Originally opened in 1854, the hotel was called The Great Southern Hotel for over 100 years then changed to The Malton Killarney in 2007 before returning to Great Southern Killarney once again in 2018. Great Southern Killarney stands proudly as Killarney’s Premier Historic Hotel in Killarney town centre. Great Southern Killarney enjoys an impressive history, throughout which the hotel has fortunately retained its striking original Victorian features, as well as developing a deluxe guest experience with beautifully appointed accommodation & guest facilities including The Garden Room Restaurant, Brownes Bar, The Killarney Wine Room, Afternoon Tea in The Grand Foyer & the beautifully restful, Reading Room Residents’ Lounge. Great Southern Killarney is also home to Killarney’s premier events centre, with a choice of venues in which to host prestigious events & intimate or grand-scale weddings. Surrounded by 6 acres of beautiful gardens right in the centre of bustling Killarney town, within a moment’s walking distance of the sublime Killarney National Park, & favourable located directly adjacent to Killarney Railway Station, Great Southern Killarney also presents a truly unrivalled location.Be it for a pleasure break to explore Co. Kerry, a family gathering, a luxury wedding or for a business conference, Great Southern Killarney provides the finest service coupled with outstanding facilities. Onsite Car Parking is available, complimentary, to all residents & there is complimentary WIFI throughout the hotel. For the very best value, book direct with Great Southern Killarney & begin by perusing our exclusive Special Offers. Great Southern Killarney is located in the heart of Killarney Town centre it is the perfect place to set off on an adventure, explore the iconic Ring of Kerry, taking you on a breath-taking tour of wild seas and rugged landscapes along the Wild Atlantic Way. Opt to enjoy a day in nearby Killarney National Park, with its stunning woodlands, historic buildings, lakes and mountains or enjoy a game of Golf with half a dozen championship golf courses to choose room a mere ‘putt’ away. Or simply ramble to your heart’s content around quaint Killarney town centre full of boutiques, cafés, shops and art galleries or enjoy some 'you' time in our Innisfallen Health & Beauty rooms. After a busy morning’s touring Killarney town, pause for respite with Great Southern Killarney's famous Afternoon Tea served in the magnificent surrounds of The Grand Foyer, a people watching haven, or, as a resident, The Reading Room Residents’ Lounge is exclusively available to you to enjoy a quiet lunch. As the day comes to a close, dine in one of Great Southern Killarney’s exceptional restaurants, choose from gourmet dining in the award winning Garden Room Restaurant, the unique & interactive wine experience at The Killarney Wine Rooms or savour delicious bar food in Brownes Bar, which also houses the Whiskey Tasting Corner that proudly stocks an exquisite selection of whiskey from across the globe.

We look forward to warmly welcoming you to the Great Southern, Killarney’s Premier Historic Hotel.