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Active Retirement Breaks at Great Southern

Active Retirement Breaks

At Great Southern Killarney we are delighted to offer exclusive discounts to our retired guests with our outstanding value Active Retirement Break's offers. Our Active Retirement offers provide excellent value for individuals, friends and couples who are Killarney bound and wishing to experience the many of activities and events available to retired guests throughout the year. For retirement groups, our events team are delighted to create bespoke discounted packages for special interest groups and attentitive staff would be delighted to lend their local knowledge to plan itineraries. To enquire for a retirement group stay at Great Southern Killarney, please phone us on 064-6638000 or email your enquiry to If you are looking for some inspiration on what to do during a visit to Killarney you can view our suggestions of what to do in Killarney by clicking here.

Great Southern Killarney is ideally located right in the centre of Killarney town and is situated directly adjacent to the Killarney Train Station (having originally been built as The Railway Hotel, latterly called the Great Southern Killarney before being renamed at The Malton in 2007 and returning to Great Southern Killarney in 2018) and is within minutes’ walk from the Killarney Bus Station. The hotel has ample car parking and is surrounded by 6 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. For retired travellers seeking culture and adventure Killarney is the ideal destination, a bikers and walkers haven, there is plenty to experience such as picturesque Torc Waterfall, Ross Castle and Muckross House & Farms.

The magnificent Killarney National Park can be accessed from Killarney town and is just 5 minutes’ walk from Great Southern Killarney. County Kerry is renowned as a golfers paradise and the Killarney Golf and Fishing Club is but a short drive from Great Southern Killarney, it consists of 3 courses with views overlooking beautiful Loch Lein. With the town of Killarney on our doorstep, Great Southern Killarney provides a shopper’s haven with the Killarney Outlet Centre based across the road from the hotel’s main entrance and the shops such as the Kilkenny Store, Quills Woollen Market and a host of local Irish craft shops within walking distance.

Many of our retired guests hold very fond memories of disembarking the train at Killarney in their youth and calling into the Great Southern Hotel for Afternoon Tea with local relations and friends and indeed that tradition still holds strong today as Great Southern Killarney is still renowned for gastronome. Our Active Retirement Breaks all feature gourmet dinner in The Garden Room. The hotel is also home to Brownes Bar which offers light bar food from 12pm to 9.30pm each day and houses The Whiskey Corner. The Wine Room has a dedicated self-explore enomatic wine system for guests to enjoy tasting the impressive array of wines on display and our experienced sommelier will be delighted to assist to find the perfect wine for your evening meal.

Our retired guests also enjoy full access to the  Health Club at Great Southern which features a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, Monsoon shower, 15m swimming pool. The Health and Beauty Rooms offer a range of massages, facials and beauty treatments from our professional, welcoming beauty therapists. There are outdoor tennis courts within the hotel’s gardens available for guests’ use.

Here at Great Southern Killarney we provide an exclusive offer for our Active Retired guests with breaks ranging from 1-3 nights, from Sunday to Thursday.

Guests will enjoy, for as little as €80 per person sharing, per night:

  • Accommodation in one of our Classic Rooms
  • 4-course meal each evening
  • Full Irish Breakfast each morning
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Full access to the Health Club at Great Southern (15m Heated Swimming Pool, Steam Room, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Monsoon Shower & Two Outdoor Tennis Courts)

To view our Active Retirement Special Offers please click here.