As the sun rises over the Catha mountains and the mist lifts over Kenmare Bay, another day dawns in the Park Hotel Kenmare. Heritage and luxury are combined in this historic hotel, which dates to 1897. During this time, the hotel has been a haven for discerning visitors seeking the ultimate escape in one of Ireland's most special places. Kenmare is a Heritage Town like no other. There are various boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafés to explore, just a three-minute stroll from the hotel. So, for lovers of antiques, cashmere, delicious local food, traditional pubs, and music, it is all on your doorstep. That is, if you can bear to leave the secluded surroundings of the hotel.“One of the world’s most renowned hotels” – New York Times
Escape the frenzy of modern-day life and slip into life at Park Hotel Kenmare. Charming rooms to relax in, open fires, the Drawing Room, SAMAS Deluxe Destination Spa, 25m Lap Pool, Private Cinema, Tennis, Croquet, Falconry, Walks, Cycling, Golf on the adjacent 18 Hole Golf Course are just some of the pleasurable pastimes. Restaurants offering sublime food featuring local producers, a Bar with one of Europe’s largest whiskey collections, and truly Irish welcome.
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 silver ladened sideboards, 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 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 the 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 unique place that blends healing and therapeutic traditions from the East and West with Kerry's life inspiring scenery 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.
Accommodations - As is everything with the hotel, each bedroom is unique. There is something magical about Park Hotel Kenmare rooms and suites. Each room is unique with original antiques, objects, art, and rich fabrics carefully selected. Whether you select the Superior Rooms' intimate charm, the extra spacious comforts of Deluxe Rooms, or the Suites' legendary elegance, 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.
Dining - 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 flavor. Combine this with the kitchen team, Sommelier, and Restaurant Manager, who create a unique and wonderful experience in one of Ireland's most elegant dining rooms. The day commences with Breakfast, starting every day with a superb selection of dishes that champions the area's suppliers. The recent award-winning AA Two Rosette Dining room offers an a la carte menu daily. The Head chef James and his team have also created a wonderful Five-course Tasting menu on five nights with special menus for you to enjoy on the remaining Sunday and Thursday evenings.
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. Pleased to introduce Bamford products to Ireland. Created by Carole Bamford, individually created treatments use specially formulated products from the Bamford Body and Skincare ranges made from natural ingredients organically certified to the highest standard. At SAMAS, it is believed that taking time to relax, think, unwind, and be cared for is not a luxury. It is a necessity in today's frenzied world to look after yourself. In the therapists' intuitive hands, each treatment's effect will be felt long after you depart.