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The Great Southern

The Malton Hotel Killarney Bedroom 2

The Great Southern Hotel – formerly Hotel Malton Killarney has been a favourite place to stay in Killarney for over 150 years. The name has changed a few times over the past few years but it has reverted to the name it has always been best known by – The Great Southern Hotel Killarney.
Some may know it as the Malton Hotel Killarney or Hotel Malton Killarney but have no doubt – this is it!

The Hotel Malton Killarney is located in Killarney town centre on 6 acres of gardens beside the railway station – great for visitors who are not travelling by car. But for those with cars, complimentary car parking is provided.
The hotel provides complimentary Broadband internet access in the public areas.

This four star hotel has been completely refurbished and marries Victorian elegance with modern plush furnishing and decor.
The hotel is a member of the world famous collection of independent hotels, Preferred Hotels and Resorts, and also of Historic Hotels World Wide. Great Southern is also part of the Hayfield Family Collection, which also incorporates Killarney Royal and Hayfield Manor in Cork.

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Rooms at The Hotel Malton Killarney (now The Great Southern)

Rooms at The Malton are luxurious, both in the original Victorian building and in the new Garden Wing.
The hotel has 172 rooms of various types including Double, Twin, Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) and Junior Suites.
All rooms are beautifully furnished and contain power showers, phones, WiFi, tea/coffee making facilities, multi-channel TV and much more.

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Wine and Dine

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The hotel has numerous dining options. At the Garden Room Restaurant the menu features an mix of traditional recipes with a modern twist. There is also The Victorian Grand Foyer where Coffee, Afternoon Tea and snacks are served.
Local specialities are highlighted on the menu. These include Killorglin Gouda cheese, locally smoked ham, native seafood, Killarney honey, and local beef and pork – fully traceable to Kerry farmers. The Garden Room Restaurant overlooks Great Southern Killarney’s landscaped gardens, where you can enjoy breakfast, or an elegant evening out.
This hotel is a popular venue for weddings and conferences and is capable of catering for banquets of up to 650 guests.


The Great Southern Hotel Malton Killarney is in the centre of the town beside the railway station. Killarney Outlet centre is just a minute away and the shopping and entertainment areas are withuin a few minutes.

If this hotel is not available on your selected dates check our other Killarney hotels.