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Butler Arms Hotel

At a Glance

    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

Butler Arms Hotel Review

Charlie Chaplin loved it here—so much so that the connection is now commemorated by a mini-film festival held here in late August—and a whole host of families return year after year to this rambling old-world hotel, long a landmark on the Ring. With its white, castellated corner tower, the Butler Arms has been in the same family for four generations. The loyal clientele come to enjoy the excellent fishing and golf facilities 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 decor 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 Details

  • 24 rooms, 12 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Nov.–Mar.
Updated: 04-10-2013

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