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 to stay in when you are in Killarney, and why it is one of the best-loved Killarney Hotels, welcoming returning guests back again and again, to their “home away from home”.

In the heart of Killarney and run by the Buckley family and their team 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 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 will not find a better rate anywhere else.

We hope we will be welcoming you soon