Spectacular architecture melded with effortless service and genuine hospitality has made the Great Southern Killarney an iconic retreat for over 160 years. Originally opened as The Railway Hotel in 1854 & later named The Great Southern Hotel, the hotel stands proudly as Killarney’s Premier Historic Hotel. The Great Southern enjoys an impressive history throughout which the hotel has fortunately retained its striking original Victorian features, as well as developing a deluxe guest experience with beautifully appointed accommodation and contemporary touches to afford guests with every modern luxury. Great Southern Killarney also offers wonderful dining options where you can choose to dine under the magnificent gilt dome in The Garden Room Restaurant, opt for a more casual dining experience in Brownes Bar, or indulge in delicious Afternoon Tea in The Grand Foyer & the beautifully restful, Reading Room Residents’ Lounge. The Great Southern Killarney is also home to Killarney’s premier events centre, with a choice of venues in which to host prestigious events & intimate or grand-scale weddings. Surrounded by 6 acres of beautiful gardens right in the centre of bustling Killarney town, within a moment’s walking distance of the sublime Killarney National Park, & favourable located directly adjacent to Killarney Railway Station, the Great Southern also presents a truly unrivalled location. Great Southern Killarney with its luxurious accommodation and exceptional and innovative cuisine, offers a truly luxurious experience.