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Parknasilla Resort & Spa, at the edge of the Kenmare Bay along the Ring of Kerry & the Wild Atlantic Way. Parknasilla incorporates a luxurious and historic hotel - an indulgent Ocean Side Spa - a courtyard of charming two bedroom lodges - a community of spacious & elegant three bedroom houses - a 12 hole golf course - two tennis courts and a small beach -all within it's own 500 acres estate which is mapped into walks & trails for guests to explore. The classical styled Hotel Manor Rooms enjoy glorious sea views. Dining in the Pygmalion Restaurant is central to your enjoyment of Parknasilla: - inspired cooking, traditional-style service against the backdrop of spectacular sunsets ensures you of a memorable experience. In summertime kayaking, archery and guided walks are offered. Here at Parknasilla, your wellbeing is our priority. Our trusted team will continue to implement the highest standards of cleanliness throughout the resort. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have adapted our resort to facilitate physical distancing in accordance with government guidelines. As our valued guest, your health, comfort and your safety is first and foremost in our minds. For a more in-depth look at our new measures, please view our website. Spa treatments and the Spa Thermal Suite at The Spa at Parknasilla remain suspended until further notice and this decision will be reviewed in accordance with Government and HSE Guidelines. The swimming pool and Hot Tub deck are open for your enjoyment.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Valet parking
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Bicycles available
Game room
Golf course
Mini golf
Tennis court
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Hot spring bath
Massage chair
Neck massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Private beach
Interconnected rooms available
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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English, French, Spanish, Arabic and 4 more
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SOD21070 wrote a review 17 Jun
Buenos Aires, Argentina29 contributions55 helpful votes
A perfect stay. Initially booked a Parkland room but asked for an upgrade to a Manor suite as we were on the bottom floor at the back which would be fine for one night and not four. They went out of their way to sort us out and were very helpful. Could not fault the hotel. The staff were UNBELIEVABLE , so friendly and pleasant. I could not fault the service in any part: reception, restaurants and bar! We ate in both restaurants. We preferred the bar (Dr Doolittles). They had live music in there in the Thursday night and it was fabulous. A man called Ken played and he was great. The food was nice, I preferred the food in Dr Doolittles and the atmosphere. The bar staff are excellent and their pours are generous which is nice when you are paying €12 for a glass of wine!! We went into Sneem for dinner one of the nights. We are in a restaurant called Sacre Coeur which was AMAZING!!! The fish was unreal. We travelled to a restaurant for lunch on the Beara Penninsula one of the days called Helen’s Bar and that is another must do! The facilities at Parknasilla were great. The pool and thermal suites was never busy in the mornings and evenings and we swam at the pier every day as well. We are a couple and had heard that there are a lot of kids at the hotel. I felt that the hotel were strict in having no kids in the pool after six and after 9.30 in the dining and bar. To be honest I didn’t see many kids because there are so many walks and trials that they are exhausted from playing all day! It’s a fabulous hotel for families. Having stayed at other five star hotels I think this hotel is a four star but I prefer it as it has personality, charm and old world feel. I will definitely be coming back.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: If you are booking a Parkland room then ask for one on second floor or even consider upgrade to...
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Response from Simon Moore, Guest Services / Front Office at Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Parknasilla Resort & Spa. We are all delighted to hear that you had an amazing stay with us. I will be passing all your kind comments to all departments and i will mention to Ann that you have reached out. With over 500 acres, there will always be something to do here in the resort and i am very pleased that you made the most out of your stay with us. We look forward to you staying with us again. Kind regards SM
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Fiona_Mor wrote a review Dec 2021
Ballyheigue, Ireland111 contributions10 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
We stayed for 5nights, we could not fault the service, food or the hotel in any way. We enjoy every minute we spent there. The room was clean, warm & very comfortable. We went on all the walks around the grounds and loved the murder mystery walk in particular. There was always a Gluten Free option at every meal & it was always delicious. The staff looked after us very well and we always felt relaxed. We used the pool and jacuzzi every day. I have since I have been home recommended it to others.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Bring walking boots and rain gear.
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Response from Karel Soudny, Guest Services / Front Office at Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Responded 23 Dec 2021
Dear Fiona_Mor, Thank you so much for taking the time out to complete a review and share your thoughts with us. I was delighted to read that you had a wonderful time and seemed to enjoy all of the facilities including our new addition the Murder Mystery Trail. We are very lucky to be located in such a beautiful location surrounded by some of the most breath taking scenery by the famous Kenmare Bay. Thank you again and I look forward to welcoming you back in the hopefully not so distant future. Warmest Regards Karel Soudny Guest Relations Manager
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fionab555 wrote a review May 2022
Sydney, Australia97 contributions58 helpful votes
Stunning setting with access to the ocean and woodland. Exceptional walking trails, with something for everyone. Family friendly facilities and staff. Spa and health club facilities are great. Self catering accommodation is within walking distance and great standard.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Simon Moore, Guest Services / Front Office at Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Parknasilla Resort and Spa. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed all we have to offer here and we look forward to you staying with us again. Kind regards
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Catherine O wrote a review May 2022
Cork, Ireland2 contributions
I've stayed at Parknasilla a few times. Overall the location is stunning and the staff are very friendly and helpful although in recent years I have noticed that there is a high staff turnover which has resulted in a lower quality service. Food is always OK but not of the quality you would expect in a 4 star hotel (or aligned to the price). On our most recent stay we noticed that they have started redecorating some of the rooms in a style and quality that is not in keeping with the heritage of the hotel or it's 4 star rating. The room on our most recent stay had been redecorated and had lots of really cheap and tacky (for want of a better word) furniture and decor, furthermore the windows were filthy and some of the furniture needed to be cleaned. A friend of ours stayed in one of the manor rooms and although not much had been changed it was over furnished (cramped) and had new cheap cushion's, new cheap picture frames etc. We really love Parknasilla but were so saddened to see this lack of attention to detail and that the recent 'upgrades' are not in keeping with the hotels original period and feeling of luxury. The place has so much potential but needs greater attention to detail and an expert eye for any further changes to the interiors to keep it's previous standard.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Room Tip: Ask for one of the rooms that hasn't recently been 'upgraded'
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Response from Simon Moore, Guest Services / Front Office at Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Parknasilla Resort & Spa. First let me start by thanking you on your kind words on the staff here at Parknasilla and for that i will pass on the message of their friendly service. Regarding both food and accommodation we do try to provide a variety to cater for all of our guests here at Parknasilla. Your feedback has been presented to the appropriate management teams to be addressed appropriately. We hope that on your next visit you will find your stay more to your liking. If you would need any assistance in making any future reservation please do get in contact and we can help you with this. Kind regards
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csmurf wrote a review May 2022
Cork, Ireland521 contributions209 helpful votes
Everything was fantastic. The real winner is that it's kid friendly but it hasn't lowered its standards to do so. As a result, the kids have a blast and the adults can still enjoy quality food, drink and accommodation. The staff were very friendly and the setting is amazing. We'll be back
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Simon Moore, Guest Services / Front Office at Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent experience at Parknasilla resort and Spa. We are thrilled to hear that your stay was enjoyable. We do our best here to make sure all of our guests are looked after to the best of our ability. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards,
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Curious500556 wrote a review May 2022
8 contributions1 helpful vote
Received a lovely gift of a voucher for Park na Silla Hotel. States can be used for dinner. Contacted for booking to be told Residents only. Vouchers still available to purchase for Dinner. Beware. Made contact no response
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Simon Moore, Guest Services / Front Office at Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Responded 20 May 2022
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. Unfortunately due to our current business levels we are not taking non-residents for dining in the resort. We do however take non-residents during quieter times of the week when we are not running at full capacity. We cannot overbook our Bar & Restaurant as we are prioritizing our guests that are staying in the resort. Please feel free to contact us any time and we will be able to help you make the booking in the near future. Kind regards
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Katie O wrote a review May 2022
7 contributions1 helpful vote
We are just back from a 4 night break in Parknasilla. We thoroughly enjoyed our family break & could not fault anything about the resort. The pool/ bar/ lodge/ coffee shop/ staff/ food were all 5 star. The setting is absolutely breathtaking & there is so much to do from beautiful walks & trails to playgrounds & owl shows. There was always something to occupy our toddler. A special mention to Mary(reservations), Pj( front of house)Norma,Angela(housekeeping) & Lillian, Mia, Adrianna, Ankuish( restaurant) who went above & beyond to make our stay so special & memorable. We will definitely be back
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Simon Moore, Guest Services / Front Office at Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Responded 19 May 2022
Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear about your experience with us here at Parknasilla Resort & Spa. Thank you for your kind comments on staff, service and activities that we have at the Hotel. I will Pass on the message to all mentioned above, I'm sure they will be happy to hear it. We hope to see you again soon, Kind regards
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Classicovintage wrote a review May 2022
County Cork, Ireland7 contributions3 helpful votes
Far to many toddlers running around the place. If you want to enjoy a peaceful swim then you must swim before 10 and after 6pm! After 6pm, "adults are getting ready to dine". There are toddlers in the large sea water hot tub - there is an age regulation for hot tubs! It's such a shame as the location is breath taking; also there needs to be training in the food and beverage department very slack and food is not appealing very poor. Also this hotel doesn't accept cash only card payments. The hotel is old world charm, shame there are too many kids running amok so no peace or relaxing time. Beautiful hotel, but so much needs to be looked at. Such a shame.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Simon Moore, Guest Services / Front Office at Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Responded 16 May 2022
Thank you for your review of your recent stay and experience at Parknasilla Resort & Spa on Trip Advisor. Parknasilla has always been a family friendly resort experience and we have many initiatives in place to ensure that all guests can relax and enjoy all of our facilities. We are sorry that you were disappointed by some aspects of your experience and thank you for your feedback on this which we appreciate. All feedback has been passed o to the relevant management teams, We do hope that you may consider visiting us again soon and we would be happy to assist you in making any future plans to visit the resort again at any time. Kind regards
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MichelleCW wrote a review May 2022
Co Cork Ireland51 contributions66 helpful votes
Really enjoyed my solo stay in the hotel of Parknasilla; - My loft room was really lovely; clean, warm & cosy with very nice bathroom. - But its a pity glass being emptied for recycling woke me in the early morning. - Dinner from the bar menu: the chowder was gorgeous; if there was an option to add prawns it would have been nice. The pizza was ok. The apple crumble was nice. Dining at the bar was not in a bar it was more like a restaurant; as a solo traveller I prefer a bar setting/less formal. - Disappointed there was no option to buy a coffee from an expresso/barista machine. - Breakfast was fine. - The grounds are outstanding; loved a dip in the sea at the little beach. 10 stunning walking trails. - Spa; loved the 4 steam rooms & heated relaxation loungers; the outside hot tub is really lovely, aswell as the seawater hot tub. -Staff very helpful. - so much more to do if you have time; tennis, kayaking; golfing. A real Gem of a place.
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Date of stay: May 2022
Room Tip: loft room 308 had nice view
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Derry K wrote a review May 2022
28 contributions11 helpful votes
This is not a complaint just an observation as a 5 * Hotel I was disappointed with the room as it had no security safe or bar fridge and was not up to 5 * prices. Hotel grounds and walks are excellent and brilliant walks. I understand the shortage of staff but I would have expected a shuttle would be available into Sneem.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about Parknasilla Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Blueberry Hill Farm (3.3 km), Rineys Bar (3.0 km), and Charles de Gaulle Memorial (3.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Village Kitchen, D O'Sheas Bar, and The Blue Bull.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Parknasilla Resort & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Arabic, and Croatian.
Are there any historical sites close to Parknasilla Resort & Spa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Uragh Stone Circle (10.9 km) and Kilcatherine Church and Cemetery (12.7 km).