Glencar Resort Hotel

HotelIn the heart of the Kingdom of Kerry, by the Caragh River, lies the Glencar Resort Hotel. Unspoiled by the passage of time, this 350 year old establishment is as old as the trees surrounding it. The Hotel boasts panoramic views of valleys and woods; including the MacGillicuddy Reeks, home to Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain. Today these mountains are considered a National Heritage Area and are climbed by hundreds of people every year, from every corner of the world.

News & Events

"Culchie goes kool band" is playing on the 04.08.018 @ 9.30pm

Bank holiday weekend: please book your table under 066 976 0102

-Puck fair from the 10th to the 12th of August, with music, workshops, Horse Fair and lot more.

-Please check the facebook page or webpage from 
Kerry for activities, like
Guided Ascent of Carrountoohil,
Mountain Proficiency and Navigation Course
Intro Rock Climbing Course.


Hello August
"You are never too
old to set another
goal or to dream a
new dream..."
- C.S. Lewis

For ultimate relaxation stay over and savour the beauty that Glencar has to offer.
Our new Room Rates from June 2018 to October 2018

For example

Single Room one night € 80.00 / three nights €210.00

Double Room one night € 135.00 / three nights €375.00

Twin Room one night € 140.00 / three nights € 390.00
For enqueries please sent us an email at

Book your table under 00353 (0)66 976 0102
Opening Times Bar
Sunday  -  Thursday
11.00pm - 11.30pm
Friday and Saturday
11.00pm - 12.30am

Opening Times Restaurant
Monday - Thursday
 1.00pm - 8.00pm
Friday - Sunday
1.00pm - 9.00pm

Restaurant Menu
Chef’s Soup of the Day with Croutons and Fresh Herbs
€ 4.90
Golden Fried Brie with Cranberry Preserve, Peaches and fried Parsley
€ 6.50
Louisiana Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing, Celery Sticks
€ 8.50
Smoked Salmon Salad with Red Onions and Capers
€ 9.50

10 OZ Sirloin Steak with Onion Rings, Pepper Sauce / Garlic Butter, Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes
€ 24.50
Chef’s Roast with Gravy, roasted Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes
€ 15.50
Catch of the Day with Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes
€ 17.50
Supreme of Chicken
filled with Feta, Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes and Mushroom Tarragon Sauce,
Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes
€ 17.50
Vegetarian Dish
€ 11.50
Ocean Salad with Place € 14.50
Glencar Surprise Salad € 15.50

Apple Tarte with Vanilla Ice Cream and Whipped Cream
€ 6.00
Cheesecake of the Day
€ 6.00
Ice Cream or Sorbet
€ 3.50
Dessert of the Day
€ 6.50

4 course incl. Tea or Coffee € 29.00
with Steak € 39.00
Vegetarian € 25.00

Chef's Special

Lamb Shank
with Gravy, Vegetables and Colcannon Potatoes
€ 17.50

Montain Pizza
Potato Pancake with Cheese and / or Ham, Fried Egg, Peppers and Salad 
€ 12.90

We buy from local Supplier’s
Please notify our Staff if you have any specific dietary requirements



Restaurant & Bar

Our Hotel’s restaurant offers magnificent four course lunches and dinners of the finest cusine every day of the week. Our ingredients are supplied locally. Every dish is specially prepared by our talented chef; he will also prepare any dish for anyone with dietry requirements, or simple dishes for children.

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If you’re looking for a lighter snack, there is bar food available along with a comprehensive sandwich menu. During the summer months, on select weekends, we often hold a barbeque and/or live music to accompany. The musicians come from a wide variety of towns around the county of Kerry. 
We cater for any occasion, be it  christenings, communion, birthday parties and much much more.

Our Rooms

Our Hotel has en-suite rooms that include complimentary Wi-Fi and TV. These consist of Double, Twin and Suites. We also have a specially-adapted room that allows easier access for customers with disabilities. This includes a fully adapted bathroom, living room and if required, an adjoining bedroom.

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Room Prices

Room rate per night including breakfast.

Room Price
Single Room €80.00
Double Room €135.00
Twin Room €140.00

Suite, Family and Disability Room also available on request.

We have multi night offers available and 10% discount on group bookings of 10 people or more.

Please use contact form or call for more information on special offers.


While the Hotel is off the beaten path, our secluded location is only 15 minutes from the Ring of Kerry, Ireland's most famous scenic coastal drive. We are also 30 minutes from Killorglin, home to the world famous Puck Fair, and only 35 minutes from Killarney, one of Ireland's most visitied tourist towns. Glencar Resort Hotel makes the ideal base for discovering all that Kerry has to offer and creating a memorable holiday.


Please click on the map above to open a Google Map of our location!



There are many different activities to participate in here at the Glencar Resort Hotel, including countless walks, bike rides, fishing and more.

Fishing BoatsFor over 100 years, the Hotel has been renowned for its fishing reputation. Every year, fishermen from around the world have been visiting Glencar for the wild Irish salmon and trout in our rivers. The main fishing locations include Caragh Lake, the Caragh River and Lough Acoose. Licenses can be obtained through the Hotel.River in Woods

The Resort attracts numerous individuals/groups eager to climb the MacGillicuddy Reeks and Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain. In addition to this, The Kerry Way (215km) passes right by the Hotel, coming from the Black Valley into Glencar and out into Glenbeigh. The Hidden Ireland Tours with Con Moriarty are also available. These entail walking wild coastlines and mountain ridges, biking lanes, golfing in the Atlantic dunes, and fly fishing lakes.

The Resort provides a number of bikes for rent and use for the day. Kerry is the ideal place for a beautiful scenic cycle. It provides a mix of countryside back roads, mountainous tracks, coastal tours, and villages to create a cyclist’s dream.

Not far from us is the Cappanlea Outdoor Education Centre, the perfect place for a family day out together. There are various activities to take part it; kayaking, canoeing, hill walking, rock climbing, orienteering, etc.

We are driving distance from a number of well known golf courses, including the Killarney Golf and Fishing Club which held the Irish Open in 1991 and 1992, and again in 2010 and 2011. The Ryder Cup Challenge was also held here in 2005 and 2006. Dooks Golf Links, Killorglin Golf Club, Waterville Golf Links (the number 1 Golf Links in Ireland), Tralee Golf Club and many more are close by making this spot the ideal base for a golfing holiday.

Rossbeigh BeachOn a hot summer’s day, why not visit Rossbeigh beach. It’s only a 20 minute drive from us, past Glenbeigh village. Take a walk along the shore and see the 113 year old shipwreck, the ‘Sunbeam’ that ran aground in 1903 on it’s voyage from Kinvara to Cork. Accompanying this is a playground at the beach which can provide hours of fun for the children. Additionally, just on the road to Rossbeigh beach, there is a horse trekking centre, Burke’s Beach Riding. They provide horse treks through the beautiful countryside or along the sandy shore.

We are merely a 15 minute drive from the famous Ring of Kerry, a stunning coastal and countryside drive that forms one of the most scenic sections of the Wild Atlantic Way. It holds an ample amount of activities for everyone. The Red Fox Inn & Kerry Bog Village are a must see for anyone interested in viewing 18th and 19th century Ireland, winner of a Heritage Award, a one of a kind in Europe. It comprises of Kerry bog ponies, Irish Wolfhounds and Mountain goats, making it an exciting tourist attraction.

Valentia IslandFurther along the Ring of Kerry is Valentia Island, a Perfect spot for cyclists, walkers and also drivers who can travel up Geokaun Mountain for spectacular views of the ocean below and adjacent mainland.

Another few kilometres along the ring are the Skellig Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage site for the early Christian monastery located on Skellig Michael. We can provide you with information on boat tours that will carry you/groups out to explore the two islands. The islands house 27,000 pairs of gannets (seabirds), an ideal place for bird watchers. There were also two scenes from Disney’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ shot on the Skelligs. Remains of the monastery can be seen in the film.

Killarney town is full of heritage and activities suited for everyone. Its National Park holds beautiful scenic walks and cycles, and the perfect place for a picnic. Ross Castle includes tours of the 15th century castle tower and garden grounds. In addition to this, Muckross House and Farm also possess guided tours of the magnificent gardens, the old farm houses and the 19th century lakeside mansion. Independent walks are allowed on the garden grounds of Muckross House, Killarney National Park and around the town of Killarney should you prefer.

Please contact us for information and/or help with booking all of the above activities.

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Glencar Resort Hotel
Glencar, Co. Kerry
Ireland, V93 EH95     |  +353 (0)66 9760102

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