Nestled on the shores of Loch Lein, The Lake Hotel has magnificent mountain views. Just 1.2 mi from Killarney, a restaurant and the hotel has rooms with attached bathroom. Rooms at the 4-star family-run hotel have baths 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.

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

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Property highlights

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
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1 twin bed
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1 full bed
1 full bed
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1 twin bed
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1 twin bed
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1 full bed
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2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
9.0
High score for Killarney
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    Danielle
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful hotel. Excellent food. The view was incredible.
  • Thomas
    United States of America United States of America
    Service and grounds are lovely. Breakfast room is beautiful, overlooking the lake and mountains. Selection of foods is very good, buffet and from thr kitchen options available.
  • Emily
    United States of America United States of America
    Absolutely gorgeous, wonderful location, exceptional staff, great food.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Castlelough Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Irish

Amenities of The Lake Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 7:30 AM to 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.

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 upon request
Free
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 50 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

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.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Lake Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

For bookings of 5 rooms or more contact hotel directly as different terms and conditions apply.

For long stays of 4 nights or more contact hotel directly.

Full payment is due on arrival.

All public areas of the hotel are nonsmoking.

Our Wellness Center is undergoing a full refurbishment, during this time all our wellness facilities will not be available.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about The Lake Hotel

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

  • 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.

  • Guests staying at The Lake Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Room options at The Lake Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple

  • The Lake Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Castlelough Restaurant

  • The Lake Hotel is 1.4 miles from the center of Killarney. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment