This friendly and relaxed hotel has superb views of Killarney's Lower Lake and MacGillicuddy Reeks. It is a gateway to the Ring of Kerry on the shores of Loch Lein. Loch Lein Country House was voted 8th in the 'World’s Top 10 Hidden Gems' by independent travel reviewers. It is ideal for the hills, national parks and world-class golf courses of Kerry. The spacious non-smoking bedrooms have many thoughtful features. Enjoy a drink in the lounge and modern Irish cuisine in Legends restaurant.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Loch Lein Country House has been welcoming guests since Dec 11, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Killarney
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  • Stephan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very nice property in an excellent location. Staff were excellent as were the meals, both breakfast and dinner. Also very reasonable for what you get. The lake was so peaceful. Would definitely stay again.
  • Carolyn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Exceptional staff! Food was excellent, both breakfast and dinner. The rooms were lovely and spacious. Highly recommend!
  • Shlomo
    This family-run small hotel is amazing. The owners and staff strive for perfection and it shows: Rooms are spacious, spotless clean, well furnished and with a large window facing a beautiful field and lake. It was like waking up into an...
  • K
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Wonderful stay ! Great room, extremely clean. Great staff. Good staff. Food was delicious. Close to town
  • Robert
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful scenery and great breakfast. Great view from our picture window
  • Lewis
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely, clean , welcoming and a worth while stay. Unfortunately we only had one night , wished it was longer.
  • Philip
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It is a marvelous setting. The house and rooms are impeccable.
  • James
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The food was excellent -- and we enjoyed breakfast, lunch, and dinner there. The staff were professional and friendly. The owners were special hosts and made the visit even more special. The hotel was spotless. The views were lovely. I highly...
  • Vilgailė
    Beautiful location overlooking the lake and the hills, nice garden with flowers, for us (3 adults+child) very spacious comfy room, nice breakfast, nice interiors, even the elevator taking all baggage to 2nd floor, nice helpful owners.
  • Michael
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff was very welcoming. They went out of their way to accommodate any need. The room and grounds were beautiful. Dinner was an experience. We were given champagne to celebrate a special occasion. The food at both dinner and breakfast was...

Property questions and answers
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  • Will you be accepting reservations for April 2022?

    Dear Guest, Greetings from Loch Lein. If you would like to email me at to discuss your queries. Kind regards Annette Corridan
    Answered on 28 June 2021

Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

Amenities of Loch Lein Country House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Baggage storage
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Express check-in/out
    • 24-hour front desk
    Safety & security
    • Safe
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Loch Lein Country House takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM



    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

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash Loch Lein Country House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    FAQs about Loch Lein Country House

    • Loch Lein Country House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Horseback riding

    • Check-in at Loch Lein Country House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Loch Lein Country House is 3.1 miles from the center of Killarney. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Loch Lein Country House include:

      • Twin/Double

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

    • Guests staying at Loch Lein Country House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish

    • Loch Lein Country House has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant