The Southwest Hotels

Butler Arms Hotel

Pros

  • Charming old-world vibe
  • Near beaches and village

Cons

  • Village mainly a golfing and fishing center, dominated by all-male groups
  • Limited nightlife, shopping, dining

Published 08/11/2015

Fodor's Review

Charlie Chaplin loved it here—the connection is now commemorated by a mini–film festival here in late August—and a whole host of families return year after year to this rambling old-world landmark, with its white castellated corner tower. The hotel has been in the same family for four generations and its loyal clientele come to enjoy the excellent fishing and golf nearby and the proximity of long, sandy, windswept beaches. Many regulars like the smallish rooms in the old part of the hotel, which are neither smart nor chic, but more spacious rooms, with streamlined interiors and sensational sea views, can be had in a newer wing. Young or old, everyone enjoys the rambling old lounges with open turf fires.

Hotel Information

Address:

N70, Waterville, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Map It

Phone:

066-947–4144

Hotel Details:

  • Closed Nov.–Mar.
  • 24 rooms, 12 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 08/11/2015

View The Southwest Hotel Rates

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Sights
  • Hotels

Add Your Own Review

When did you stay?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Room

Décor

Service

Value

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.