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The Earl of Desmond Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Reception is beautiful, gardens and smoking area are 1st class. Breakfast was good. My only problem the room I was in ( near reception) overwhelming smell of cleaning products which led me to believe it was disguising a worse smell.

1  Thank rufusbuddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed every minute at this hotel, exceptional friendly helpful staff that can’t do enough for you. Very good food, very clean rooms everything about this hotel was first class. Staff brilliant in all areas. We stayed at this hotel as a group booking with...More

Thank BarbaraF2129
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We stayed here for 3 nights on a 5 night coach tour of the Kerry area. First of all it passed my safety test by having a non-slip mat & a grab handle in the bath, but the regimented meal times made it that on...More

Thank Herbbooth
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Large hotels don't always feel like warm, welcoming places, but there Earl of Desmond seems to have mastered the art. Large rooms, great beds, good amenities, and if you're feeling nostalgic, they still have a touch tone phone in the bathroom, just in case you...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I dunno what the last review was talking about I’ve stayed here with my family and can’t fault the place. The staff were exceptional and didn’t seem to be mistreated.. the hotel has lovely gardens and the rooms are large and spacious.

Thank Louise S
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
US$ 91 - US$ 143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Earl Desmond Hotel Tralee
,
Earl Of Desmond Tralee
,
Earl Of Desmond Hotel
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
US$ 91 - US$ 143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Earl Desmond Hotel Tralee
,
Earl Of Desmond Tralee
,
Earl Of Desmond Hotel
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
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Traveller (95)
Room & Suite (38)
Dining (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Herbbooth
30 June 2018|
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Response from NorellaMansfield | Property representative |
Good evening, Yes all our rooms have hairdryers. Kind Regards, The Earl of Desmond.
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Heather G
9 April 2017|
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Response from NorellaMansfield | Property representative |
Hi Heather, Yes we do have tea/coffee making facilities in all the rooms, Kind regards Norella Mansfield Assistant Manager
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lesley992
16 March 2017|
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Response from NorellaMansfield | Property representative |
Hi Lesley, Thanks for getting in touch. Can you please call the hotel on 00353667121299 or mail us so we can discuss your needs & requirements with you? Kind regards Norella Mansfield Assistant Manager.
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Room Tips
"We stayed on the bottom floor and it was nice"
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"The hall ways are super long and if you have mobility issues, request a room near the lobby"
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"Try asking for a room at the end of the corridor to lessen the traffic"
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"We stayed in 139 lovely"
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