Muckross Park Hotel & Spa

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Nestled in Killarney National Park, just 4km from Killarney town, the five-star Muckross Park Hotel & Spa is an idyllic place where you can escape the hustle and bustle and take time to explore the breathtaking Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way. With a history dating back to 1795, the hotel mixes old and new, affording guests all the comforts of modernity while paying homage to its history. Guests also experience the best local produce that the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer. From hand-picked prime Munster beef, to freshly-landed seasonal Atlantic seafood, the elements of every dish are crafted to bring Read More


Muckross Park Hotel & Spa has exceptional food offerings with several dining options available for you to savour. The award winning Yew Tree Restaurant at Muckross has 2 AA Rosettes under its belt and is the hotel’s main fine dining restaurant.

The team at The Yew Tree pride themselves on showcasing the excellent produce from local farmers, fishermen and food producers. The strong connection between the hotel and its suppliers is a key to the success of this food offering. Menus are generally altered each season to reflect availability of produce.

The Monk’s Lounge is the more casual dining space and the menu here is all about comfort food with an elegant flair.

Muckross Park Hotel & Spa have an exciting gastro pub dining option in the form of Major Colgan’s, where you can soak up the atmosphere of an authentic Irish pub experience.


Diners are treated to marvellous menus highlighting the best produce from the Wild Atlantic Way with a terrific selection of wines to go with each dish.

Expect to see Ring of Kerry venison and Kerry beef on the menu alongside a seasonal Atlantic seafood selection, country-style terrines and a wild game bird special. Diners certainly are spoiled for choice.

Each dish is seasoned to perfection and artfully constructed and accompanied by carefully selected components to enhance and compliment the flavours of the main ingredient. Sweet treats and an artisan cheese board for dessert round off a memorable meal. Chocolate lovers, your eyes and taste buds will light up with the signature chocolate tart and those who dig dairy will swoon over the artisan cheese board severed with grapes, biscuits, house preserves and, if we may be so bold to suggest, an old Tawny Port to finish.

Each dish on the menu has a carefully suggested wine pairing which provides you with a well rounded dining experience that feels incredibly exclusive.

Rooms & Facilities

With a history dating back to 1795, Muckross Park Hotel & Spa is a charming mix of both old and new in its design, giving guests all the comforts of modernity while paying homage to its historical past.

Warm Irish hospitality comes to the fore when you visit Muckross Park Hotel & Spa. Upon entering you will be welcomed with a comforting open fire and porters will greet you and assist with your luggage and the receptionists are only too happy to chat about the local area and interesting excursions to do.

Rooms are luxurious with all the comforts you could need to enjoy an overnight stay and as soon as you close the door you’ll leave all your worries behind. Rooms range from Deluxe and Superior Rooms to Junior and Superior Suites.

For a pampering session, the Spa at Muckross has fantastic facilities with therapists on hand to provide everything you may need to relax in the tranquil surroundings.



Take your pick of romantic, elegant four-poster suites and contemporary spacious rooms, all beautifully furnished and finished. Lounge on the luxurious fabrics, sink into the plush beds and enjoy the many amenities like the large-screen multi-channel TV, coffee machine, climate control, free Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service.

The beautiful and sizeable en-suite bathrooms are made for relaxing and pampering with powerful showers, luxurious The White Company toiletries and fluffy bathrobes and slippers.

The rooms are so luxurious and sumptuous you’ll find it hard to leave.


The Muckross Park Hotel & Spa advocates socially and environmentally sustainable business practices and is continuously trying to improve environmental performance and reduce the environmental impact of its activities, especially in the areas of energy, water, chemicals, resource consumption, and waste generation.

The hotel also works with local suppliers procuring fresh, local, seasonal produce which is produced using sustainable methods.

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