The Great Southern Killarney is a luxury hotel located in the beautiful and charming town of Killarney in Ireland.
The hotel has been situated in the heart of the town since 1854, the same year the town opened its first railway line from Dublin to Killarney.
The name ‘Great Southern’ originated from the collaboration of the Great Southern and Western Railways Company to build a hotel that increased tourism to the country of Ireland.
Fast forward 250 years or so the historic hotel is near some of Ireland’s best kept secrets such as the Killarney National Park.
Individuals staying in the town can have a scenic walk to Ross Castle which overlooks the stunning Lough Leane lake.
Another popular stop is Muckross House, known for its peaceful but impressive garden landscape.
Taking a break from sightseeing, visitors are only a short distance away from the Killarney Golf & Fishing Club where individuals can play the challenging Killen course, known as the ‘crown jewel’ of golf in Killarney.
The hotel offers a range of amenities to guests looking for a relaxing stay including a fitness centre, sauna and beauty salon.
Travelling around the hotel is of ease with the Killarney railway station a short walk from the hotel, and the Kerry Airport is just a 20 minute drive away.
The Great Southern Killarney is a great choice for travellers looking for an extravagant hotel that explores the wonderful and popular town of Killarney.
Killarney National Park