Welcome to the official website for The Arbutus

A Family Run, historic 4 star hotel in the heart of Killarney, where you will find old world charm with new world comforts.

We hope that your visit to our website will show you what makes The Arbutus the ideal place for you to stay in when you are in Killarney, and why it is one of the best-loved Killarney Hotels, welcoming guests back again and again, to their “home away from home”.

In the heart of Killarney since 1926. Renowned for its friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere and great location. The Arbutus is the perfect place to base yourself for you to make the most of your time in Killarney.

The Arbutus recently received TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards for 2015 in the Top 25 Small Hotels in Ireland category and the Top 25 for Best Service. The awards are based on millions of traveller reviews and opinions related to niche and geographic categories. Stay with us and discover why our small hotel ranks in the top 1% of the 748,000 hotels reviewed.

The Arbutus is a member of Irish Country Hotels, a unique collection of family owned and run hotels in Ireland, which you will find are the most friendly hotels throughout Ireland, offering traditional hospitality, friendly and personal service and the only hotel group to have achieved Guaranteed Irish status.


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You can be assured that you will always receive the best possible rates when booking through this website or by contacting the hotel directly.

In the unlikely event you do find a less expensive rate elsewhere (packages and promotions excluded) within 24 hours of your booking for the identical room type, date and length of stay, we will not only be pleased to honour that rate, we will extend an offer for an additional 10% discount off.

We hope we will be welcoming you soon