The Buckley family have hospitality in their blood, and their modest town-centre hotel echoes the gentler Ireland, harking back to the days when the first generation of the Buckley family opened the doors of the hotel, almost 90 years ago. If you want the latest gee-whizz, gadget-and-gizmo hotel, then the Arbutus, with its modesty and quiet comfort, isn't the place for you. But if you want to stay in an hotel where you can truly feel that the staff have your welfare and well-being as their top priority, then this is your Killarney destination.
Their breakfasts are grand and beautifully executed, not least the clever smoke & scramble, with slivers of both smoked salmon and smoked bacon nestled in amidst the gently scrambled eggs. Whilst the hotel doesn't serve dinner, the town of Killarney offers many restaurant choices within walking distance of the hotel itself. The Arbutus is charming, a true Irish family hotel with a rich Irish family tradition.
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