Park Hotel Kenmare

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Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare - Ireland
16 February 2022

Nestled peacefully in an idyllic setting overlooking Kenmare Bay in South West Ireland the 5 star Park Hotel Kenmare, Co. Kerry is at one with nature. Dating from 1897 each of the 46 Bedrooms enjoy a spacious sitting area furnished with antiques and objects d’art while most have a full water view or private veranda.

The Dining Room with its stylish Champagne Bar, acclaimed menu and service is classical in every sense of the word. Totally dedicated to resident guests this Kerry hotel has no meeting or banqueting facilities to distract the young and professional staff away from caring for residents.

After a heavenly day touring the coastal roads, playing some of the world’s best golf courses or surrendering to the holistic pleasures of SÁMAS, the hotels Deluxe Destination Spa, evenings can be spent watching the legends of the silver screen in The Reel Room, a 12-seat cinema showing some of the great classics nightly.

From its conception SÁMAS was designed to soothe and revive the tension, stress and fatigue that fill our every day. Even in ancient Ireland they had a Gaelic word for such experiences SÁMAS, indulgence of the senses.

Today you can enjoy the virtues of this bygone age in a special and quite unique place that blends healing and therapeutic traditions from the East and West with the life inspiring scenery of Kerry to revive the body, mind and soul.

In essence the 5 star Park Hotel Kenmare in Kerry provides a rare destination where one can totally unwind and enjoy the comforts and service of a world-class retreat. Come to this special corner of Ireland and be reborn.

The South West of Ireland is famed for its natural beauty. The Heritage Town of Kenmare is one of the Ireland’s few towns to win the coveted Tidy Town Award highlighting its uniqueness. Kenmare is an idyllic haven of tranquillity within easy reach of international airports, trains, and national road networks.

Each of the 46 rooms, suites at Park Hotel Kenmare represent traditional elegance. All rooms and suites are individually and lovingly designed, combining many original features with the latest modern luxuries.

Guests can enjoy unique works of art, carefully sourced antique furniture and sumptuous fabrics with custom designed carpets, bespoke beds, exquisite De Witte Lietaer and Rivolta Carmignani Linens.

Whether you select the intimate charm of our Superior Rooms, the extra spacious comforts of Deluxe Rooms or the legendary elegance of our Suites all offer many thoughtful luxurious touches.

Divine beds to drift off in, sumptuous bedlinen, plush robes and Bamford amenities, all accommodations reflect a meticulous attention to detail.

The Town House is an architectural award winning mews in the centre of Kenmare. Guests of The Town House enjoy all the facilities of the Park Hotel Kenmare but on a self catering basis.

In contrast to the Hotel, The Town House is contemporary in design. An “upside down” design with living areas on the first floor and sleeping rooms on the ground.

Traditional and elegant rooms with sitting and dining areas. Today the interiors of our Suites reflect the illustrious history of the Park with spacious lounge and dining areas.

Open plan living, one can retire and surrender to the charms and comfort of these very special accommodations. Each suite is individually designed and complimented by staff who provide a personal service on an unparalleled level.

Delightful rooms with very generous sitting areas furnished to reflect all the grandness of the house. Extremely comfortable with views overlooking Kenmare Bay. These bedrooms are perfect for guests staying a number of nights who yearn for total relaxation and comfort.

At Park Hotel Kenmare, our Dining Room, Cocktail Bar, Champagne Bar, Drawing Room and Outdoor Terrace are far more than beautiful places to eat and drink. They are place to gather again over old favourites and new discoveries.

Whether it is a classic cocktail in the Cocktail Bar, some bubbles in the Champagne Bar, signature dishes in The Dining Room or our iconic Afternoon Tea, every experience is underpinned by the same impeccable service and warm welcome.

Park Hotel Kenmare food experience is rooted in what comes from our Kitchen garden and the local region. Park Hotel Kenmare brings together a collection of local and artisan producers.

The fisherman, the cheesemaker, the dairy farmer, the baker, the market gardener, all local, all in season and bursting with flavour. Combine this with our kitchen team, Sommelier and Restaurant Manager all who create a unique and wonderful experience in one of Irelands most elegant dining room.

The day commences with Breakfast and we start every day with a super selection of dishes that champions our suppliers in the area. The recent award-winning AA Two Rosette Dining room offers an a la carte menu daily from 6.30pm until 9.00pm.

A seven course Tasting Menu is available nightly from 6.30 until 9pm. To reserve your table and preferred time, please contact us and advise on any dietary and special food requirements you may have.

The Cocktail Bar shares the gracious elegance of its past. Opulent fabrics, traditional furnishings and Cormac Boydell art pieces gaze down from the walls of this room which is a perfect place to settle in and relish the moment.

Manager John Moriarty leads a team of experienced bartenders creating exquisite cocktails. The cocktail list features signature classics and old favourites from stirred Martinis to Old Fashioned.

With a full selection of cocktails, liqueurs and brandies, our experienced bar team also offer private whiskey experiences as the bar boasts one of the largest whiskey collections in Europe.

The Dining Room hosts the Champagne Bar. An intimate venue with where guests can enjoy glass of champagne from an impressive array of renowned houses pre dinner or to toast a special occasion.

As you enter The Drawing Room, you will immediately be struck by the wonderful views across the manicured lawns out towards Kenmare Bay. The ideal setting for morning coffee, reading a good book as you simply sink into comfortable chairs to enjoy fine hospitality in total comfort.

Park Hotel Kenmare has been perfecting the art of Afternoon Tea since it opened its doors over a 125 years ago. We continue to delight guests with delicious pastries, scones, fruity homemade jams, sandwiches, and high-quality tea blends.

The menu changes to offer the freshest, locally sourced fruits in line with the season. Afternoon Tea is served in the luxurious surroundings of The Terrace and Outdoor Terrace which overlook our gardens.

Afternoon Tea is an indulgence, so complement the experience with a glass of Champagne along with the sweetest hand-picked strawberries.

With stunning views of the gardens and Kenmare Bay, the Outdoor Terrace is the perfect place to enjoy breakfast or decadent afternoon tea.

Overlooking the garden, the Terrace links the outdoor and indoor spaces throughout the seasons. The Terrace at the Park Hotel Kenmare is a stylish informal dining experience offering tasty food overlooking the gardens.

SAMAS Spa is devoted to nurturing the mind, body and spirit. It is built open a heartfelt connection with the wonders of nature that surround us.

We are pleased to introduce Bamford products to Ireland. Created by Carole Bamford, individually created treatments use specially formulated products from the Bamford Body and Skin care ranges made from natural ingredients organically certified to the highest standard.

At SAMAS we believe that taking time to relax, think, unwind and be cared for is not a luxury, it is a necessity in todays frenzied world to look after yourself.

In the intuitive hands of our therapists, the effect of each treatment will be felt long after you depart. Enhanced by a “This Week” calendar of complimentary events and classes a visit to SÁMAS is always personally rewarding. SÁMAS, As Unique As You.

First Hour – The Thermal Suite

Prior to your chosen Treatment enjoy the therapeutic benefits of water and heat. Immerse in our dedicated Male and Female suites with Sauna/Laconium, Aroma Steam Rooms, Ice Fountain, Tropical Rain Showers and breath-taking Outdoor Heated Vitality Pool with its infinity edge and views over Kenmare Bay.

Second Hour – Holistic Treatment

At SÁMAS we offer an array of indulgent Treatments and Rituals for you to choose from. You may select your Treatment at the time of booking, or you may prefer to simply reserve Time and on arrival choose from any of our 8 “Essence of SÁMAS” Body Treatments and Bamford Facials.

Third Hour – Pure Relaxation

Following your Treatment surrender yourself to the Relaxation Room where you can enjoy refreshments and the sweeping views through the trees down to Kenmare Bay.

Allow your Therapist to tuck you into a Day Bed, which was hand-crafted from Ash that grew on the Spa grounds. Simply drift into a deep sleep while listening to Sounds of SÁMAS, Music for the Senses, surrounded by the magic of nature and its wildlife.

SÁMAS Bamford Speciality
Bamford is devoted to nurturing the mind, body and spirit. This holistic approach is based around a heartfelt connection to nature. Individually crafted Treatments use specially formulated products from the Bamford.

Body & Skincare collections. These are all made from Natural & Organic ingredients certified by the highest standard of Organic certification, The Soil Association.

Through a YIN & YANG approach, our goal for you is to feel your absolute best. We have composed a schedule of guided Indoor and Outdoor – fun, restful and adventurous activities to help restore balance, health, and fitness.

We invite you to slow down and listen to what your body calls for…Wake up with Morning Yoga or a High Energy Cardio class in The Studio.

 Follow your expert guide through ancient off-the-beaten-paths, as you take an exhilarating Hike through the Kerry Way. Breathe in the fresh mountain and sea air and immerse yourself in the healing powers of Nature.

Whether you choose to sit in Candlelight Meditation, move effortlessly with a Chi-Flow class or work on your Flexibility, Strength and Conditioning, you will be glad you took the time to stay-a-while and avail of the abundance of Complimentary Experiences created just for you.

We suggest packing your indoor gym shoes, your comfy walking boots, swimwear/rainwear, and clothing for ease of movement.

This is a swimming pool for swimmers, a real swimming pool 25mts in length. Providing a leisure element to our Deluxe Destination Spa SÁMAS, The Lap Pool incorporates a Glass Walled Sauna.

A stainless steel pool which shimmers in the sparkling light and reflects its clean lines. The Fitness Suite provides the space and facilities to engage in a rigorous workout or gentle stretching at the many complimentary classes offered.

For those wishing to workout the Gym at SÁMAS is ideal. With a generous terrace/ balcony that is perfect for warm-ups and stretching the Gym features a range of modern high-tech equipment and weights. This area is for the use of residential guests only who are aged 18 years of age and over.

With an unparalleled location and welcome Park Hotel Kenmare is one of the most iconic special occasion hotels in Ireland Enjoy a magical few day away to celebrate a special birthday, honeymoon, or anniversary.

Unlike many hotels that welcome all sorts of business here at the Park Hotel Kenmare we devote all our time and attention to you, our guest. Celebrating something special is extra special in this quiet but delightful corner of Ireland. Relax, unwind and enjoy this special time.

Wedding anniversaries, birthdays or indeed any special occasion is a wonderful experience at the Park Hotel Kenmare. Allow us make a special moment into a lifetime of memories. A visit to our sister property Dromquinna Manor is a must for anyone planning a wedding or special occasion.

Dromquinna Manor is located on a 65 acre waterfront estate, just 3km from the hotel. Say “I do” on the sweeping lawn overlooking Kenmare Bay and then party in a Manor House which is truly you and your guests home for your special day.

Park Hotel Kenmare is unique. No one could resist an invitation or a gift to celebrate an event, it is perfect as a special thank you to Mum and Dad. A Honeymoon in the Park Hotel Kenmare and one can only feel it is the place to be.

Feel closer to your special someone when you spend a few idyllic days at the Park Hotel Kenmare. Wake up early and explore the gardens, linger over breakfast, stroll through the romantic Heritage Town of Kenmare, enjoy a picnic, wine and dine and return to your Suite…

A Perfect Day. Laze in the Spa, enjoy a boat trip on Kenmare Bay, sip Champagne as you enjoy the freshest seafood for dinner… bliss. The tradition of fine hospitality and entertainment started in 1897 and continues today.

Never out of fashion, the Park Hotel Kenmare remains elegantly decadent. It makes a memorable backdrop and a perfect gift.

Natural Beauty of Kenmare
Regardless of your interests Kenmare offers something for everyone. Its natural beauty offers many outdoor pursuits whether you are a historian or a sports fanatic, golfer, walker, cyclist, tri-athlete, runner, water enthusiast, music lover, theatre & arts aficionado Kenmare has it all.

Kenmare is a walkers paradise and caters for every level of walking. Kenmare and its hinterland is located on the Beara Peninsula and the Kerry Way offering visitors an extensive variety of graded walks.

There are two golf courses in Kenmare. Kenmare Golf Club, adjoining the Hotel grounds, is an 18 hole parkland course along the shores of Kenmare bay and the Ring of Kerry Golf & Country Club, located 5 miles out of Kenmare on the Sneem Road.

Seafari Cruises & Star Outdoors Adventure Centre offer much entertainment for all the family. You can take a boat trip to see the areas surrounding Kenmare You might spot some seals! The scenery seen from the water is breath taking and well worth a visit.

The Carnegie Arts Centre was established in 2008 as a cultural centre for the people of South Kerry & the Beara Peninsula. It is envisaged as a hub for artists in the local community for present and future generations.

Since its foundation in 1670 Kenmare, the “Jewel” in the Ring Of Kerry, has been a haven of artistic and cultural activity. The Centre aims to foster the creative arts in the local community and attract national and international performers to the splendid surrounds of Kenmare is a 2 minute walk from our front door.

Sitting at the head of Ireland’s longest bay lays the town of Kenmare. Nestled between the Caha Mountains and the McGillicuddy Reeks and sitting at the head of Ireland’s longest bay lays the town of Kenmare. The tranquil little town offers a wealth of activities, cultural pursuits as well as top restaurants & entertainment.

Regardless of your interests Kenmare offers something for everyone. Its natural beauty offers many outdoor pursuits whether you are a historian or a sports fanatic, golfer, walker, cyclist, tri-athlete, runner, water enthusiast, music lover, theatre & arts aficionado Kenmare has it all.

Golf is synonymous with Ireland as its coastal rolling sand dunes and coarse grass make for some of the world’s most renowned links courses. The Park Hotel Kenmare is ideally located to enjoy a trilogy of these within a short drive.

Waterville, Ballybunion and Tralee are world class courses offering uncompromising challenges leaving lasting memories.The sheer beauty and experience of each is legendary. A little further away but still within a days trip is the Old Head, Kinsale.

Adjoining the hotel grounds is the Kenmare Gold Club. A parkland course offering 18 holes along the shores of Kenmare Bay it never fails to impress any level of player.

The Park Hotel Kenmare has Golf Trolleys and Tee times reserved daily for the enjoyment of guests. The Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club and Killarney courses are within a 40 minute drive of the hotel.

The hotels Tennis Court is often where guests join friends or fellow guests for a singles or doubles game. The hotel can supply racquets and balls.

Grab your mallets and head down to our lush lawns for a splendid game of croquet with your family and friends. All the appropriate equipment is available (mallets, balls, hoops) from reception upon request. Definitely a recommended activity for a fine summers day.

Kerry is famed for its walks nearly as much as it is for its warm people. Both the Kerry Way and Beara Way Walks shadow the meandering coast and offer a range of breathtaking routes of various lengths and challenges.

Interlinked with mountain hikes to the peaks and valleys Kerry offers an unparalleled variety for all levels of fitness. Each Saturday morning we host a Hike of the Kerry Way for guests of the hotel. We invite you to join us and experience stunning scenery and breathtaking beauty only a few ever get to see.

There are quite a few lakes and flowing rivers locally favoured for their rich stock by our Ghillie. His expertise is sure to bring this passive sport to life with rewarding results that can be enjoyed by you that evening or for breakfast.

They provide the finest fishing for the expert seeking to extend their range or for a wonderful introduction to the sport.

Our Ghillies provide a fisherman’s knowledge of the water, some local wit and stories as well as advice on the best tackle, flies and strategies for an unforgettable experience. Your catch can be cooked by the chef for a celebratory meal for dinner or breakfast.

The Park Hotel Kenmare is surrounded by riding stables offering a range of services and experiences. From the very young to the experienced we can suggest and organise a hour, half day or full day riding that will leave you feeling exhilarated. Mountain treks to shoreline canters, Kerry like you have never imagined.

A vast array of Board Games can be played in the Hotel or within the privacy of your own luxurious room with friends and family. We have all your favorites from Scrabble to Monopoly. Whether it’s a rainy day or a day for lounging around, there’s no easier way to spend some quality time with those in your accompany.

Wildlife abounds on Kenmare Bay and we are blessed with daily cruises during the season. Visit the islands which many seals call home and marvel at nature. Puffins, Gannets and Eagles can be seen at various times of the year.

Our PADI, deep sea diving instructor, will bring you to some of the most unspoiled and interesting waters of western Europe. Kenmare Bay is an ecological marvel and exploring the seas will leave you with lasting memories of this very special place.

Kenmare is nestled at the top of Kenmare Bay, a 35 mile long estuary measuring just a few hundred meters at the town pier. The rolling Atlantic swell and coastal winds do not affect the tranquil waters in Kenmare and as a result it is a haven for water sports.

Kayak to see the seals who call the islands home, take a boat trip on the Bay, bring the children to the Star Water Activity Park, dive with Kenmare Diving School, Wakeboard or Ski are just some of the activities within a short distance of the hotel.

Take a day and head for the Atlantic to try some deep sea fishing. An exhilarating day for all. Kenmare Bay, an oasis of natural beauty and wildlife.

Ireland is famed for its rugged west coast and natural beauty. Countless miles of deserted roads with challenging uphill climbs with fast descents into lush valleys and meandering coastal roads, Kerry is a haven for cyclists.

The Park Hotel Kenmare brings you 18 graded cycling routes chosen specially for the cycling enthusiast to enjoy this magical location.

Encounter the wild up close & personal on the Hotel lawns overlooking Kenmare Bay. This is an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interact first hand with one of nature’s top predators while viewing their aerial acrobatics & maneuverability in free flight against the backdrop of Kenmare Bay & The Caha Mountains.

Rooms: 46
Price: from 383 EUR per night


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