On the shores of Loch Lein, The Lake Hotel has magnificent mountain views. Just one mile from Killarney, the hotel has rooms with private bathrooms, a restaurant and an outdoor hot tub.

Rooms at the 4-star family-run hotel have bathtubs and shower. They also have satellite TVs, hair dryers and most rooms have countryside views, some have balconies.

Morning coffee is served in the Sun Lounge while traditional breakfasts are available in the dining room. Fine Irish cuisine is on the menu at Castlelough Restaurant which overlooks the gardens.

The Lake Hotel has been welcoming guests since 1820 and Queen Victoria stayed there in 1861. Wander down its ancient pathways to the ruins of the 12th-century McCarthy Mor Castle.

Enjoy a drink at the elegant Devil’s Punch Bowl Bar, which is named after a Lake on Mangerton Mountain which is visible from the bar.

This is our guests' favorite part of Killarney, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the best-rated area in Killarney, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

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Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

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  • Is there a balcony in the room?

    Not all our Lake View rooms have balconies, our Deluxe Lake View rooms all have balcony or terrace, please request balcony is special requests section on your booking


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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room with Lake View • Answered on June 27, 2019
  • Hi, can you confirm breakfast options during corona virus (is buffet still an option or only breakfast in the room?) and also if spa/health center/treatments are available? What about outdoor activities? Are any available these days?Thanks a lot

    Hi, we confirm we are taking reservations for breakfast, our wellness center is fully open for our guests and all outdoor activities are available and can be booked on arrival at the hotel.


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    Answered on July 30, 2020
  • Are you having the bridge congress in september?

    Hi, thank you for your enquiry. We confirm we are not having a bridge congress in September.


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    Answered on July 9, 2020
  • Is there a microwave and fridge in the room? We are traveling with an infant and need to store the infant food and reheat .

    Some of our Deluxe rooms have fridges, we do not have microwaves, but a porter will be happy to heat anything you need and bring it back to you.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double or Twin Room • Answered on January 27, 2020
  • Hi is there a hot tub or jacuzzi in the room with view on the lake?

    Sorry for the delay in reply. We confirm we have an out door hot tub as part of our Wellness Center and this is free to use for all our guests, we also confirm our Deluxe Rooms have Jacuzzi baths in the bath rooms.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double or Twin Room • Answered on January 14, 2021
  • Hello, myself and my partner are looking to book a 3 night stay in your beautiful hotel however the dates Oct 1st-4th are not available. Would it be possible to be notified of a cancellation? Many thanks, Erica & Philip

    Dear Erica & Philip, Thank you for your message. Unfortunately the hotel is fully booked on those dates but i will add you to the cancellation list. Regards, Vicky O Regan Reservations


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    Answered on September 10, 2020
  • are irons and/or ironing boards available in rooms?

    We confirm all our rooms have iron and ironing boards


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    Answered on December 2, 2019
  • Hello, is smoking permitted on the balconies of the Delux Rooms? Thank you

    Good evening. Thank you so much for your enquiry. We do permit smoking on the balcony but please be aware that there is a smoke alarm in the rooms and it is quite sensitive, so just to be careful that it doesn't go in the room, for your convenience


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    Answered on November 25, 2021
  • Just wondering we are looking to book a table for Christmas day dinner is it possible to book with ye for dinner that day if not could ye recommend somewhere we can regards ann msrie

    Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we do not open over Christmas. However you might try The Brehon Hotel or The Great Southern Hotel


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    Answered on November 5, 2019
  • Hi do all rooms have a view of the lake ?

    Hi, Thank you for your enquiry, please note not all our rooms have a Lake View, our standard woodland view rooms do not face the lake, please check our web site for full description of all rooms.


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    Answered on November 15, 2021
  • Do you offer laundry facilities in the rooms? We will need to wash clothes during our stay. Dates required are Monday 18/11/19 1 room for 2 adults.

    We confirm we work with an outside laundry company, they collect each morning and the hotel and drop back that evening, 6kg bag for €18


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    Answered on November 13, 2019
  • Hi, is the Lake Hotel wheelchair friendly? Many thanks.

    Hi, thank you for your enquiry. We confirm we are wheelchair friendly, all our amenities are on the ground floor,we also have fully accessible bedroom


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    Answered on July 26, 2020
  • Does the lake room have a hot tub in room

    Please note our hot tub is part of our Wellness Center and is free to use for all our guests.


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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room with Lake View • Answered on November 22, 2021
  • Is breakfast included

    We confirm our rooms come with Bed and Breakfast


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    Answered on June 28, 2021
  • Is there a jacuzzi in room

    We confirm there is a jacuzzi in the bathroom in our Deluxe Family rooms


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    Asked about: Deluxe Family Room • Answered on August 16, 2020
  • Do U have accessible bathrooms for a disabled person?

    Hi, we confirm we have an accessible bathroom just off our reception area at the hotel. We also confirm we have accessible bedrooms which can be booked on request.


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    Answered on August 23, 2021
  • will the bar be open to residents during our stay ?

    We confirm when the hotel is opens under level 2 guidelines the bar in the hotel will be open.


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    Answered on October 13, 2020
  • If I book 4 rooms now ,,Can we pay when we get there ,Do I have to put bank card details on booking

    We confirm we need a valid credit card to secure each booking and payment can be made on arrival


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    Answered on January 11, 2020
  • Can we hire cycles. We intend to come in November?

    Good evening Thank you for your enquiry. We don't have bicycles available at the hotel but there is the Killarney Bike Rental company which hires them out, they are 5-minutes walk from the hotel and they are €15 per bike and helmet.


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    Answered on September 5, 2021
  • is there a pitch and putt golf nearby

    We confirm there is pitch and putt just across the road at the Gleneagle


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    Answered on July 15, 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • INEC
    0.4 miles
  • Muckross Abbey
    0.9 miles
  • Killegy Church
    0.9 miles
  • Muckross Farm
    1.3 miles
  • Ross Castle
    1.3 miles
  • Muckross House
    1.4 miles
  • St. Mary's Cathedral
    1.6 miles
  • FitzGerald Stadium
    1.9 miles
  • Killarney Community Hospital
    2 miles
Top attractions
  • Moll's Gap
    9.8 miles
  • Carrantuohill Mountain
    11 miles
  • Kenmare Golf Club
    11.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lough Lenae
    0 miles
Public transit
  • Train Killarney Railway Station
    1.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Kerry Airport
    10 miles
  • Cork Airport
    44.9 miles
  • Shannon Airport
    51.5 miles
How to get to The Lake Hotel from Kerry Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Castlelough Restaurant

    Food: Irish

Amenities of The Lake Hotel Great facilities! Review score, 9.2
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Library
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Lake Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Check-out

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free
13+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 50 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express The Lake Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

All public areas of the hotel are nonsmoking.

Prepayment or Credit Card Pre- Authorization required upon arrival.

When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about The Lake Hotel

  • The Lake Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Castlelough Restaurant

  • Room options at The Lake Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Guests staying at The Lake Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Lake Hotel on this page.

  • The prices at The Lake Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Lake Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Library
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Fitness
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Lake Hotel by:

    • Car 25min

  • Check-in at The Lake Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The Lake Hotel is 1.4 miles from the center of Killarney.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Lake Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking