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Park Hotel Kenmare

Park hotel in Kenmare - The Francis Brennan hotel

The Park Hotel is one of Ireland’s best-known luxury hotels. This 5 star hotel in Kenmare is run by celebrity brothers John and Francis Brennan of RTE’s ‘At Your Service’ fame. We often are asked where is the Francis Brennan Hotel. This is it and this stunning hotel leaves nothing to be desired in comfort and dining.

This old stone building set on an elevated site overlooking Kenmare Bay is home to luxury accommodation, fine dining, a cinema, a gym and a magnificient spa.
In the grounds are tennis courts, a croquet pitch and garden and seashore walks.

Click on the images for more views of Park Hotel Kenmare.

This 5 star Kenmare hotel is the winner of so many awards we would need a full page to list them. Suffice it to say that this hotel is recognized world wide for providing the very best of accommodation, food and comfort.

Update: The Brennan brothers have moved on to new ventures and the new owner Bryan Meehan will bring his own style to it. However the luxury, comfort, elegance and excellent service will continue as before.

Rooms at The Park Hotel Kenmare – The ‘ Francis Brennan Hotel ‘

bedroom at the francis brennan hotel - the park kenmare

From the outside The Park Hotel Kenmare looks very big so it may be a surprise that it has only 46 rooms. The reason, of course is that the rooms are extra large with very spacious bathrooms. Here there is no sparing of space and everything is designed with comfort in mind.

Anybody who has seen ‘At Your Service” will know that Francis is meticulous when it comes to comfort, decor, facilities, cleanliness etc. and this is all evident in the Park Hotel. It has all the hallmarks of being a Francis Brennan Hotel.

The rooms are furnished with rich fabrics, original antiques, paintings and interesting art.
The rooms have nice sitting areas and some overlook the sea. All rooms have the finest of bedding, Multi Channel Flat Screen TV, Phones, Hairdryer, Bathrobes & Slippers, Floris Toiletries, Free WiFi and much more.
Available rooms include Deluxe Double or Twin Rooms with Sea View, Superior Double or Twin Rooms with Garden View and Suites with Sea View.

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Dining at Park Hotel Kenmare

dining at the francis brennan hotel

Dining at The Park Hotel is no less perfect than other aspects of the hotel. The Brennans’ attention to detail is evident in the decor of the dining room and the dishes created by their top class chef.
The Dinner Menu offers fabulous dishes including Terrine of Foie Gras with Chicken and Mushroom and Prune and Assam Jam (Starter), Fillet of Monkfish with Broccoli Puree, Local Shrimp, Bulgar Wheat and Yuzu Dressing (Main) and De-constructed Apple Tart Tatin (Dessert). This just a small sample of the mouth-watering dishes on offer.

The hotel and its grounds provide plenty to do for everybody but visitors can also enjoy the town of Kenmare with it’s many restaurants, pubs and shops, the stunning scenery of the surrounding countryside, or enjoy a round of golf at the adjacent Kenmare Golf Course.

If you are looking for the Francis Brennan Hotel, this is it – The Park Hotel Kenmare, one of Ireland’s finest 5 Star hotels.

Update: Although the Brennan brothers are no longer the owners of The Park Hotel Kenmare, many people still refer to it as The Francis Brennan Hotel.