Riverside Hotel Killarney
Travel Blogs from Killarney
Wednesday 17th November 2010 – Sixmilebridge to Killarney (Cold morning, windy)
We were pleased to be on our way to the next destination via the Dingle Peninsular today. We stopped just north of Tralee at Ardfert Cathedral ruins. It was closed but we could still have a walk around and take photos. Tradesmen were working on restoring …
Last 2 days in south west Ireland I stayed close to Killarney as I didn't really have a lot of plans or things I wanted to get to. Wednesday I decided to visit the Muckross House Estate, which is about 3km outside Killarney in the National Forest. I really didn't know what to expect from this house, another manor, maybe some elegant grounds, …
My Irish experience continues. On Monday I drove from the Southeast part of Ireland, with its rolling grass lands and smooth beaches, feeling very much like a New England village, to the Southwest of the island, with thick forests fading to rocky scrub-land and cliffs that drop into the Atlantic Ocean.
On my drive west I went through …
Cycled 30 miles from Eyries to Kenmare. A very pleasant cycle along the northern coast of Beara, along rolling hills. Stopped for a little hike up to a stone circle, somehow missed the larger stone circle along this route. Arrived in Kenmare early enough to wash some laundry. Probably the highlight of the day ...
... the big cathedral and a wedding had just come out. The bells were magnificent. The school kids also had come out of the convent and it was raining. What a traffic jam. We arrive at our hotel which is the Killarney Towers and when we open our bedroom door I can see a huge expanse of carpet and no bed - however when I fully enter the room there is a massive bed in a massive room. The bathroom isn't massive but has the best shower ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Riverside Hotel Killarney
What can I say - superb. My Wife and I celebrated our Silver Wedding Anniversary at The Riverside on 6th September, and could not have been better looked after. After extensive searching on my part to find the right hotel, I contacted them a couple of months ago and from that day to when we arrived we couldn't have been looked after better. We were warmly greeted by the very friendly staff who were all aware of why we were there, and we were given one of the only two suites. Our stay was wonderfull, and at the evening meal in the restaurant ( well recomended, and well used by non-patrons ) was terrific, and we were presented with a decorated cake by the staff at the end of the meal. I cannot praise them enough for the way we were looked after. The area in and around Killarney is well worth a visit, we only briefly toured the area, but what we saw was outstanding.
My family and I have just returned from a wonderful trip around Ireland. While in Killarney we stayed at the Riverside and really enjoyed it. They are very child friendly (we traveled with our 11 month old). I would recommend the Riverside as a place for families to stay.
My wife and myself had a wonderful stay in Killarney. Muckroos Park is the most wonderful park in the world. We spent days exploring all the walk.
Staying at the Riverside Hotel was a most enjoyable experience. As well as all the quality you would expect in a 4 star modern hotel it had that something extra. We put it down to the staff who were so friendly but very efficient.
The food was really great and it is located neat Muckross Park. Please pass this on to the hotel.
John and Ellen
A good honest hotel at a fair price
We have been going to the Riverside each year since 2001. The staff are courteous. The restaurant is very good indeed. All in all this is a hotel with class without the classy pricetag!It is out of town which is no bad thing, because you really can feel you are surrounded by the mountains and National park and yet the busyness is only 5 minutes walk away.
It was great, the drinks in the bar were a bit pricey. It's close to the city a nice walk. The room was great and the bathroom was huge. Staff was amazing and the food was one of the best we had.
Just spent three nights at the hotel, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Rooms were clean and tastefully decorated. Food in restaurant was top class.
All staff, from reception, bar and restaurant, were pleasant and very helpful. Would highly recommend hotel for a quite weekend away !
Top Marks for the Riverside Hotel!
I recently spent a weekend in the Riverside Hotel, and found the whole experience to be very relaxing & enjoyable. The hotel staff, from the girls at reception to the bar & restaurant staff were friendly, polite and very helpful. Our room was tastefully decorated, comfortable and very clean. I tried both the bar food & the restaurant, and the choice, variety and standard of food in both was fantastic! A weekend at the Riverside Hotel is a must for anyone visiting Killarney!
Nothing was a problem.just loved my stay.
Everything a hotel should be.Great welcome, food and tastefully decorated rooms.Am a regular at this stage. Do not normally submit any comments but saw negative one and thought same to be malicious.
Had a fab time at the Riverside
We spent a weekend at the Riverside Hotel last year and had a wonderful time. The staff were very nice and extremely accommodating, they were always most courteous, and the food was superb. Two nights B&B, including 1 evening meal, cost us along the lines of 100 euro per person sharing! A fantastic deal, I certainly can't find any fault with the Riverside!! Cathy
Wouldnt Stay Again
We stayed in this hotel In September 2003. The web page looked great but we were very much disappointed when we say our room. It was an average size but was poorly decorated and didnt feel very clean. We wont be staying here again.