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Best VRBO Vacation Rentals In Killarney, Ireland

Published Jun 14, 2019

The town of Killarney, in County Kerry, is one of the true jewels of the southern part of Ireland, with beautiful green landscapes and a historical pedigree that, even in this country of castles and churches, stands comparison with any destination. With historic sites dating back to the 7th century, this is a place that is filled with sight-seeing destinations in such a way that the name “Killarney” is known well beyond the Irish nation, despite the town’s small size - the civic population being just under 15,000 people. In close proximity to other destinations, including Cork and Limerick, this spellbinding tourist destination is a stopping point you shouldn’t miss on any trip to the province of Munster. Check out the best VRBO vacation rentals in Killarney, Ireland below. There is so much to see here that it merits at least an overnight stay.

1. Newly built house close to the city centre (from USD 557)

You’ll see plenty of sights while in Killarney that date back nearly a century and a half, so you needn’t feel strange about staying in a house that was built in the 21st century. This spacious house, large enough for 12 visitors, is highly modern inside. But its tasteful exterior means it won’t clash with the history of the scenes around it. Your stay will be enjoyed in exceptional comfort. Plush soft furnishings and modern conveniences including a flat-screen TV are particular highlights and a seven-ring stove in the fully equipped kitchen is a particular high point.

Luxury & Comfort By Lakes Of Killarney - ideal for large families or groups
Scartlea Muckross
33 reviews
house 12 guests 5 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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2. Modern house just four minutes' walk from town (from USD 55)

A short time in this superb house will offer you the chance to walk around the grounds and appreciate the lush, green surroundings. This luxurious haven also manages to combine its modern amenities with incredible proximity to the heart of Killarney - the town center is just four minutes’ away on foot. Everything you could need for the duration of your stay is laid on, whether that be the traditional Irish food, information on the best restaurants and pubs in the area, or even a chauffeur who’ll take you to the nearby sights. The splendid homely kitchen is an ideal place to take your meals.

Luxury Home adjacent t National Park, priv parking 4 cars, 4 mins walk town cent
'Parkhaven' Homelands
29 reviews
house 9 guests 4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms

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3. Self-catering apartment in the heart of Killarney (from USD 22)

Right in the town center, close to all the shops and bars but within an easy commute of the historical sites, this apartment is filled with charm and - thanks to its open-plan setup - flooded with natural light. A fully equipped kitchen leads through into the sitting area, ensuring that you can prepare and cook tasty meals while conversing with your traveling partner on the plush sofa. Stylish, soothing decor gives the whole apartment a real feel of cheerful relaxation and makes this apartment an ideal base for solo travelers or couples to enjoy Killarney.

Deluxe self catering apartment. Open plan luxury in the heart of Killarney town
18 High Street Brian de Staic
25 reviews
apartment 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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4. Historic manor in epic an countryside setting (from USD 398)

Stay in Carriglea House for the duration of your break, and you’ll feel like an aristocrat in an early-20th-century movie! The grandeur of the house is matched only by the jaw-dropping beauty of the grounds that surround it. The accommodation effortlessly matches modern with old-fashioned. You can cook fine meals in the well-equipped kitchen and then enjoy them sitting around the antique table in the dining room. With the entrance to Killarney National Park just across the road, there’s plenty of scope for excellent country walks.

Historic Manor House Overlooking Killarney Lakes
Muckross Road N 71
19 reviews
farmhouse 16 guests 7 bedrooms 6 bathrooms

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5. 18th-century private mansion on a rolling estate (from USD 1194)

Nestled within a 68 acre (27.5 hectares) private walled estate, Coolclogher Manor is one of Killarney’s enduring gems - and it’s been part of the landscape since it was built in 1746. With seven beautifully furnished bedrooms and eight bathrooms, there is enough room here for 16 people to live in luxury and there’s also a fully equipped kitchen as well as the chance to order fresh vegetables, fish, and meat from the local market. The owners can even recommend a private catering team if you don’t feel like cooking, and if you’re wondering where to hold any dinner parties, the house even has its own Grand Hall.

Luxury Historic Manor/Private Estate/Family Celebrations /Golfing/Hiking/Parks
Coolclogher House Coolclogher
37 reviews
castle 16 guests 7 bedrooms 8 bathrooms

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6. Stylish luxury home by the lakes (from USD 216)

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Among the many things for which Killarney is famous, its presence on the 200 km (124 miles) long Ring of Kerry walking trail is a notable one. This luxury home is located in a self-catering settlement directly on the Ring, and whether you want to go for a ramble or enjoy boating on the lake, there are countless options here for you. The house itself is excellently equipped from kitchen to living quarters, with multi-channel satellite TV and free WiFi, and the bedrooms are furnished with comfortable beds - with the master bedroom also having an ensuite.

Luxury Upgraded Home by Lakes Killarney & National Park,Wifi,Phone, Many extras.
Killarney, Co Kerry, IE
7 guests 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

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7. Rustic house with plenty of modern touches (from USD 83)

Located right on the cusp of the town center, this house may be accurately described as “quaint” - at least from the outside. Inside, however, it’s more than comfortable and modern enough for the weariest of travelers. All of the attractions you could want are within walking distance - whether that be a fine dining restaurant, a night at the cinema, or a brisk walk in the environs of Torc Mountain. In the kitchen, you’ll find all the bits and pieces you need to prepare a great meal, while the living room contains a pot-bellied stove which is perfect for warming yourself on colder days.

Quaint with the Perfect Location Row House in Killarney Town Centre
4 Sunnyhill Lower
34 reviews
house 6 guests 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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8. Bucolic cottage with traditional touches (from USD 98)

If you’re seeking a uniquely Irish experience, then you’ll certainly find it here! This superb thatched cottage in Tralee offers enough traditional aspects to make you feel like you’ve stepped into the past - a stone fireplace, high ceilings and plenty of antique curios line the house. That’s not to say it’s a blast from the past in every sense, though. The kitchen has a modern Aga stove and dishwasher, while outside you can relax in a Jacuzzi. Plenty of outdoor seating means you can enjoy meals and drinks while looking at the magnificent surrounding scenery.

County Kerry Thatched Cottage with Hot Tub, Jacuzzi and Wifi
Tralee, Castleisland
84 reviews
cottage 7 guests 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

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9. Luxury town house with four bedrooms (from USD 447)

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This delightful house is perfect for people who want comfort and convenience - it can easily accommodate nine guests within its four bedrooms, and it’s right in the heart of Killarney Town center. The property is fully furnished and equipped with plenty of appliances including a games console, and it’s perfectly located for onward journeys to some of the region’s best tourist destinations such as the Dingle Peninsula and the Ring of Kerry.

Killarney Luxury 4 Bedroom Town House - sleeps 9 - FREE Wifi/Parking -
Killarney, Kerry, IE
9 guests 4 bedrooms 5 bathrooms

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10. Two-bedroom cottage in the town centre (from USD 250)

Ideal for family groups, this cottage is an uncomplicated, comfortable home away from home that will suit the needs of any traveler. Two bedrooms, each ensuite with power showers, can be found on the upper floor while downstairs there is a roomy kitchen with all the modern appliances. Location-wise, it’s right in the town center, close to all the necessary shops - and if you’re looking for real relaxation, there are also plenty of spas to be found in the town environs.

Killarney Town Centre - Luxury 2 BR Cottage sleeps 5 - FREE Wifi/Parking
3 Fair Hill
57 reviews
townhome 5 guests 2 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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You'll love Killarney - a piece of heaven in the Kerry County

Visitors to Killarney will want to keep coming back again and again. There are so many sights worth seeing, and you’ll appreciate the peaceful nature of its surroundings along with the fresh air of a place which has repeatedly been voted Ireland’s best-kept town. With its churches and castles, and the endless options when it comes to food and drinks, this is a world-class place to visit.

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