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Butler Arms Hotel

  • N70 Map It
  • Waterville
  • Casual Chic

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

Updated 04/10/2014

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.

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Hotel Information

Address:

N70, Waterville, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Map It

Phone:

066-947–4144

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Nov.–Mar.
  • 24 rooms, 12 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 04/10/2014

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