Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What Grade is Great Southern Killarney?
A. The Great Southern Killarney is a 4 star hotel.
Q. How far is Great Southern Killarney from the Town Centre?
A. Killarney town centre is about a 2 minute walk from the Great Southern.
Q. Where is Great Southern Killarney located in relation to the Train Station?
A. The Great Southern is located on the grounds of the Great Southern and is about a 30 second walk from door to door.
Q. Where is the Bus Station located in relation to Great Southern Killarney?
A. Killarney Bus Station is located next door to The Great Southern in the Killarney Outlet Centre. It is about a 3 minute walk from the hotel.
Q. What distances from the airports is Great Southern Killarney?
A. Great Southern Killarney is located 17km from Kerry Airport, 90km from Cork International Airport and 134km from Shannon International Airport.
Q. How close is Killarney National Park to Great Southern Killarney?
A. Killarney National Park is a 5 minute walk from Great Southern Killarney.
Q. Is there a car park at Great Southern Killarney?
A. Yes, we have two car parks available at Great Southern for our guests to use. Parking is complimentary for all guests. To avail of our complimentary parking please bring your car registration with you to Reception upon check-in.
Q. What time can you check-in and check-out at?
A. Guests can check in daily from 3pm and check out until 12 noon. Early check in's and late check out's can be requested but cannot be guaranteed.
Q. What kind of accommodation is available at Great Southern Killarney?
A. There is a number of different room categories available at Great Southern Killarney. These include Classic Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Family Rooms, Garden Deluxe rooms, Junior Suites & Grand Suites. We also have self catering apartments and houses available on the grounds of the hotel.
Q. Does Great Southern Killarney have Leisure Facilities?
A. Yes all guests have complimentary access to the Innisfallen Health Club which includes 15m Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Steam Room and Sauna. We also have 2 tennis courts.
Q. Are Beauty Treatments available at Great Southern Killarney?
A. Yes, we offer a range of Yon-Ka Paris treatments in the Innisfallen Health Club. To view our brochure please click here or to view our special offers please click here.
Q. What Children's facilities are available at Great Southern Killarney?
A. Yes, the Kerry Cubs Kids Club is open daily during school holidays. There is activities scheduled throughout the day including Arts & Crafts, The Great Southern Olympics and Splashmania water activities. There is also a movie every evening. We also have a playground for opur junior huests to enjoy and there is a children's pool in the Innisfallen Health Club. 
Q. Where is Breakfast served and until what time?
A. Breakfast is served in The Garden Room from 7.30am until 10am Monday - Friday and 7.30am - 11am Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays.
Q. What are the dining options at Great Southern Killarney?
A. There are a number of dining options to choose from at Great Southern Killarney. Afternoon Tea is served daily from 12.30pm - 5pm in The Grand Foyer and Drawing Rooms and is priced at €22.50 per person for Traditional Afternoon Tea and €29.50 per person for Champagne Afternoon Tea. Brownes Bar serves a range of bar food items from 12.30pm until 9.30pm daily. The Garden Room is open each evening from 6.30pm until 9.30pm and serves gourmet food priced at €45 per person.  
Q. What is The Wine Room?
A. The Wine Room is Kerry's only interactive walk-in cellar. Wine cards can be purchased at Reception allowing you to sample the various wines showcased. You can choose between a sip, half or whole glasses of wine in either red or white depending on what you would like to try. 
Q. What is The Whiskey Corner in Brownes Bar?
A. The Whiskey Corner is located in Brownes Bar and houses a collection of over 190 of the world's finest whiskies from Ireland, Scotland, America, Canada, Wales and Japan.
Q. Do you host weddings at Great Southern Killarney?
A. Yes, Great Southern Killarney is the dieal location for your destination wedding, with over 160 years of hosting prestigious events weddings have been the highlight of these. We can host many different types of weddings including intimate ceremonies or wedding celebrations or more grand scale affairs of up to 600 guests. For more information please contact our expert wedding planners on
Q. Is there gardens at Great Southern Killarney for wedding photos if we book our wedding there.
A. Yes we have over 6 acreas of landscaped gardens available as a backdrop for your wedding images. We are also within a 5 minute walk or drive of Killarney National Park and Ross Castle which are popular locations for wedding images. 
Q. Does Great Southern Killarney provide a laundry service?
A. Yes, guest laundry services are available from Monday to Saturday.
Q. What is the cancellation policy?
A. Cancellation is availble 48 hours prior to arrival.
Q. When did Great Southern Killarney first open? 
A. Great Southern first opened as The Railway Hotel in 1854. After being purchased by The Great Southern & Western Railway Company the hotel was rename The Great Southern Hotel Killarney. After coming out of state ownership in 2006 the hotel was rebranded The Malton after a famous set of paintings by artist James Malton which hang in the hotel. In 2014 the hotel was purchase by local hoteliers Joe & Margaret Scally and they reinstated the Great Southern name in early 2018.
Q. Can meeting space be booked for during my stay?
A. Yes, we have a range of meeting spaces available. These range in capacity from 10 people to 600 people. To enquire further please contact our events department during your stay or email
Q. Is Afternoon tea served at Great Southern Killarney?
A. Yes, Afternoon Tea is served daily from 12.30pm until 5pm.
Q. Can I book private dining space for my special occasion?
A. Private dining space can be booked for your special occasion depending on availability. To enquire further please contact or events department during your stay or email