The Cellar Bar

Planning your great escape?  Need a luxurious staycation to look forward to?  One of Ireland’s most elegant country houses, Cahernane House Hotel in Killarney, Co. Kerry is the perfect place to get away from it all this summer. Removed from the main throughfare of Killarney and set on its own private grounds on the edge of Killarney National Park, the house presents plenty of opportunities for guests to enjoy a relaxing, private getaway with their family. The Muckross Road, where Cahernane House is located is often referred to as ‘the gateway to the Ring of Kerry’, renowned for its spectacular scenery and ancient history.  

Enjoy a longer stay and truly unwind in this elegant manor house, with the ‘Destination Killarney’ package (from €603 per person sharing).  This offer is available as a 4- or 5-night option and allows guests that little bit more time to linger and leave the stresses of everyday life behind.  The 5-night Destination Killarney Package includes a luxurious stay in a Deluxe Room with a freshly cooked breakfast each morning and a 4-course evening meal served on four evenings.  Guests will enjoy a fine dining experience in the 2 AA Rosette Herbert Restaurant.  The package also includes a complimentary history tour of the 19th century manor house which has been sympathetically restored to its former glory by the current owners, the PREM Group.

Cahernane House is a great base to explore the stunning hidden trails and lesser-known scenic spots the area has to offer.   Killarney National Park is famed for its majestic lakes, verdant forests, and magical waterfalls.  The park has lots of walks and hikes to suit all ages, fitness levels and abilities and there are lots of stunning places to see nearby such as Ross Castle, Muckross House and Dinis Cottage.

Guests are welcome to use the complimentary hotel bicycles to explore and there is even a suggested daily itinerary and maps available for guests to use.  If you wanted to head out for the day you can always ask chef to prepare a picnic box to enjoy in the great outdoors.

Built in 1877, Cahernane House Hotel has been extensively renovated by the owners, PREM Group who have spent over €7.8 million on an ambitious renewal programme. There are 12 grand bedrooms in the original Manor House, 28 in the Garden Wing and the Coach House, once home to the horses and carriages of the Herbert family who built the house is now the setting for 8 new luxurious bedrooms.


Famed for its fantastic food, Executive Chef Eric Kavanagh and his team serve delicious casual fare in the Cellar Bar and delectable dishes in the fine dining Herbert Restaurant while afternoon tea is served daily in the elegant Drawing Room.

For more information on Cahernane House Hotel see or call    +353 (0) 64 663 1895.

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