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Ard na Sidhe Country House Hotel

Country House Hotel on the shores of Caragh Lake

Building: 1913

Ard na Sidhe Country House Hotel is a stunning country manor house on the shores of Caragh Lake, first built in 1913 and now restored to its original glory. Just outside Killorglin, Ard na Sidhe Country House is the perfect spot for Afternoon Tea in the Lounge or on the Terrace with magnificent views over Caragh Lake or try an evening with a difference, enjoying dinner in the hotel’s intimate, candlelit restaurant followed by a stroll by the lakeshore.

The hotel’s Main House Bedrooms are the perfect place to relax with four poster beds and antique furnishings, polished hardwood floors and Edwardian style bathrooms. Crisp Irish linens, deep mattresses and antique furniture are the hallmark of our 18 en-suite bedrooms, 10 of which are located in the Main House and 8 within the courtyard’s Garden House.

Sleeping in the most comfortable of beds, guests are lulled by the sounds of the peaceful lakeshore. The charming bedrooms are without the interference of television or radio - Simply allow yourself to escape.
The restaurant is renowned for its country house style cooking. The intimate dining room offers a warm welcome. The menu at Ard na Sidhe features a wide selection of both regional and international dishes. Fresh Atlantic Fish and the finest Kerry Lamb are two of the most popular main courses while local cheeses and fresh summer fruits are perfect to round off the meal.

After dinner enjoy a brandy from the drinks cabinet and relax by the open fire in the lounge. While some guests never stray further from the house than for Afternoon Tea on the Terrace, for those who wish to explore a little further afield, the kitchen will be pleased to pack a picnic basket full of afternoon treats. Guests staying at Ard na Sidhe are surrounded by a wealth of things to see and do in the area and can benefit from the staff's wide ranging local knowledge when planning their day.

Ard na Sidhe Country House is a nature lover's paradise. Whether relaxing with a gentle stroll or seeking the adventure of climbing up Ireland's highest peak your journey begins at Ard na Sidhe’sdoorstep. For anglers, take a boat from Ard na Sidhe onto Caragh Lake or try your luck deep sea angling in Kenmare or Dingle Bays. Sightseers are spoiled for choice with the Ring of Kerry, Gap of Dunloe, Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head Drives all within easy reach. A picnic basket from our kitchen and local tips, maps and guides from the team here at Ard na Sidhe will have you on your way.

Open: From 24th April - 18th October 2020 – Seasonally open from mid April - mid October.
Rooms: 18 - Rates:  2020 rates from €225 B&B to 335 B&B per night per room for 2 guests sharing

 

Rooms - Suites

The hotel’s Main House Bedrooms are the perfect place to relax with four poster beds and antique furnishings, polished hardwood floors and Edwardian style bathrooms. Crisp Irish linens, deep mattresses and antique furniture are the hallmark of the 18 en-suite bedrooms, 10 of which are located in the Main House and 8 within the courtyard’s Garden House.

Restaurant

The restaurant is renowned for its country house style cooking. The intimate dining room offers a warm welcome. The menu at Ard na Sidhe features a wide selection of both regional and international dishes. Fresh Atlantic Fish and the finest Kerry Lamb are two of the most popular main courses while local cheeses and fresh summer fruits are perfect to round off the meal.

Restaurant capacity: max 36 Pax
Restaurant Awards / Accolades: Winner of Ireland’s Country House & Guest House Experience -
Gold Medal Awards 2018

Spa & Wellness

We do not have a spa as such at Ard na Sidhe but our hotel guests are welcome to use the facilities of our sister hotels The Europe Hotel & Resort (www.theeurope.com) and The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens (www.thedunloe.com) complimentary. Both hotels are approximately a 1/2 drive from Ard na Sidhe.

Wedding Facilities

N/A - We do not cater for weddings as such at Ard na Sidhe. (We can highly recommend our sister hotel The Dunloe Hotel & Resort (www.thedunloe.com)

Meeting 

N/A - We can highly recommend our sister hotel The Europe Hotel & Resort (www.theeurope.com)

Others

Guests of Ard na Sidhe Country House Hotel enjoy:
- Complimentary access to the leisure facilities at The Europe Hotel & Resort and The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens
- Complimentary boating and fishing on Caragh Lake
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Heavily discounted green fees for the 2 Killarney Golf Courses (green fees €48 pp for hotel guests – 2019 price)

 

Airport

Nearest airport is Kerry Airport - 30km from Ard na Sidhe

Local Attractions - Golf places - Gardens - Events

Local Attractions Caragh Lake, Ring of Kerry
Dingle Peninsula, Killarney Nationalpark
Rossbeigh Beach, Skelligs, Gap of Dunloe McGillycuddy Reeks
Muckross House & Gardens in Killarney
Golf places Dooks Golf Course
Killarney Golf Club (special rates)
Tralee Golf Course, Ballybunion
Beaufort Golf Course, Waterville
Gardens 32 acres of gardens at Ard na Sidhe
64 acres at The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens
Kells Bay House & Gardens
Derrynane House & Gardens
Events Puck Fair Killorglin in August

 

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Ard na Sidhe Country House Hotel

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