10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Killarney, Ireland - Updated 2021

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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. Modern house just four minutes' walk from town (from USD 601)

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 3 mins to Nat Park, priv parking 4 cars, Secure Gates for families
31 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The home is comfortable for four couples with quality appliances and a roomy
My family of five spent five nights here and could have stayed longer with all that is within reach of the location
The house is very modern and with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths
Our stay was most enjoyable and we were able to gather around the table and enjoy meals together a fully equipped kitchen with very modern appliances made that possible
We had a wonderful time here and the home was perfect for our group of 8 with a great location to walk to town for dinner
It was clean spacious and very well equipped
Eileen was so very helpful -
Mary and Eileen made us welcome
They worked with us before the stay and welcomed us with a warm welcome and gift
Very nice home High quality construction and furnishings
even left a nice goodie basket which was so good
This house is the perfect location for everything in city center
shops restaurants and the National Park)
literally four minute walk to city center
This house is perfectly located and tucked away in a nice quiet drive
The town of Killarney is a 3 minute walk and you are a short walk or bike ride into the National Park
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2. Historic manor in epic an countryside setting (from USD 607)

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
24 reviews
farmhouse 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
More than enough private bedrooms with bath and great congregating spots : kitchen living room dining room and a family room with tv
Bedrooms are roomy; most with private baths
It was a perfect arrangement with a large kitchen and dinning area that we prepared our own meals on three days
The kitchen was large enough that all of us could be in there at the same time
The beds were very comfortable
their partners and our new grand baby
John and Eileen are great hosts
but John was always around and available as well)
the owners John and Eileen were very attentive to our needs and very welcoming
comfortable and clean Host John and Eileen couldn't have been nicer very warm and welcoming helpful when we needed it but allowing privacy for us at the same time
Our kids absolutely loved all the animals and looked forward every day to petting the horses donkey and cats
Carriglea House is in a perfect and serene location surrounded by beautiful scenery yet within a short drive (or 30 min
The location across the street from Killarney National Park and Louth Leane is on the Ring of Kerry and is central for County Kerry sightseeing and golf
Carriglea has sweeping views of the lakes and mountains of Killarney National Park
walk) of lively Killarney town
The Carriglea House offers everything that a large group would want for a a weeks stay in Ireland Located in Killarney across from the beautiful lakes and a short (3km) walk into Town Centre
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3. h-century private mansion on a rolling estate (from USD 1300)

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 Beautiful 68 Acre Private Estate.Walk to Killarney Town.
Killarney, County Kerry, IE
40 reviews
Castle 7 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is very well outfitted complete with a 6-burner aga oven/range
we had everything we needed every facility was there and everything was in perfect order
mary and morris were wonderful hosts and always making sure we were comfortable
mary is always around- helpful kind and joyous
the owners mary and morris are onsite and are unfailingly helpful and friendly
16 family members and the house and the owners could not have been more delightful
great location great host (mary & maurice) and the home was beautiful
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4. Stylish luxury home by the lakes (from USD 394)

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
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Bucolic cottage with traditional touches (from USD 160)

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
101 reviews
cottage 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the comfort of the beds
the stove in the kitchen
Although we had internet access he hardly wanted to use it
All the best facilities and home comforts
Very much enjoyed our stay at the cottage
farmhouse sink wooden floor
The caretakers greeted us with freshly baked bread and then left us to be unless we needed them
The caretaker was so helpful in explaining how to best enjoy this home
: king size bed hot tub internet Perfect base for day trip to Dingle or Kerry Loop Perfect also for staying put and reading Eileenmary and Denis were very welcoming complete with food basket ...
We couldn't have been happier with the cottage or more comfortable there
You will fully love being welcomed by the Irish people to their beautiful island
just a 5 minute walk away
The location is optimal for enjoying quant Cordal and the entire southwest area of Ireland
It was also very convenient to get to many of the areas tourist sites
very well located to get to the best that this region has to offer The gardens are really well maintained and it feels so wonderfully remote (but is in striking distance of town)
The cottage is amazing beautifully maintained inside and out A really nice mix of traditional and modern in such a really peaceful location
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6. Two-bedroom cottage in the town centre (from USD 303)

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 House- 2 min. walk to shops FREE Wifi/Parking - sleeps 5
70 reviews
townhome 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was immaculate and modern with a roomy kitchen cozy living room and relaxing bedrooms- each with it's own bathroom
the kitchen was stocked with everything you could need & had a spacious table for 6
cozy beds and plenty of room for a small family
the living room was comfy and the bathrooms were great
The home is well equipt with everything we needed
The house was extremely clean had off-street parking behind it and was in a great location
Eileen was a wonderful host who left us milk and yummy muffins upon our arrival
Eileen was delightful and made sure we were completely comfortable
Eileen's binder was full of great information to help us figure out fun things to do
Location was walking distance to everything Eileen has taken very good care of her home and made us feel welcomed to Ireland
My compliments for this fabulous home cannot be higher
The location was close to pubs
The property still smelled of new paint
The location is convenient for day trips outside of Killarney and is in walking distance to the center of town
If you are looking to explore the Killarney National Park this location cannot be beat
Fabulous property in the perfect location
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7. Rustic house with plenty of modern touches (from USD 222)

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
52 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
however al 3 bedrooms are up stairs
Property was as described and just like the pictures
We stayed here for 6 nights over the Christmas holiday
Our biggest complaints are that the living room furniture is quite uncomfortable and it is quite dark on the 1st floor
This property is nice in that it is close to town
clean and had everything we needed for our stay
The host was very helpful
washer etc for us US travelers not familiar with European appliances Owners
very helpful providing tips and recommendations for area attractions
We had the fire going most evenings
the property manager was very helpful and responsive to our needs
We were a 5 minute walk to downtown restaurants and stores
The property is walking distance from downtown yet far enough away not to hear the noise
Great location Only 4 minutes to Killarney town
You can walk to shops restaurants grocery stores
This spacious condo was perfectly located in a quiet side street but was just moments away from the pubs and shopping
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8. Luxury town house with four bedrooms (from USD 394)

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.

Luxury Kilarney Town House- 5 min. walk to pubs/ restaurants Free parking/WiFi
Killarney, Kerry, IE
4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

9. Newly built house close to the city centre (from USD 556)

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
41 reviews
House 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The large kitchen table is great for sitting down to breakfast together or playing games in the evening
Spacious and clean All the amenities you need with the notable exception of functioning Wi-Fi FYI:
The house was well equipped with everything needed to have a nice stay
The kitchen is well equipped and it's very convenient to have a washer and dryer just off the kitchen
All of the bedrooms and bathrooms were well appointed with all the amenities
spacious and comfortable Everything was clean and there were clear written instructions given on the use of the house as well as ideas and information on places to visit nearby
Fiona let us check in early which was greatly appreciated
Scartlea House met and exceeded all our expectations
well stocked with dishware etc and beautiful ground to enjoy Hosts
All of the appliances were in good working order
They have a really nice espresso/coffee machine as well Would recommend this home to anyone
The house and garden are beautiful
Two Wi-Fi networks in the house but both with little to no connection
Cellular service is nonexistent inside the residence therefore the lack of Wi-Fi in the residence was a daily inconvenience
so the location is perfect
The house is a short taxi ride to Killarney centre has a fantastic garden / outdoor space in a quiet wooded setting Highly reccomend
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10. 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 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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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Antonia Kelly is a freelance writer based in Leicester, UK and she enjoys European travel as well as road trips closer to home. Her favourite domestic destinations include Snowdonia and the Brecon...Read more

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