Ballyseede Castle


Ballyseede Castle, Kerry

Authentic Irish Castle Hotel in Tralee, Steeped in History

A truly private rural escape, when you pass through the gates of Ballyseede Castle you are entering a most special world steeped in history and splendour. Ballyseede Castle stands on its own grounds at the end of a winding carriage. 

From the moment you enter, experience the warm welcome as you are greeted by Mr.Higgins, the Irish Wolfhound and his little friend Einstein, the rock catcher. 

Ballyseede Castle is located off the main Tralee-Killarney (N21) road, just a few minutes drive from Tralee Town, home to the internationally renowned 'Rose of Tralee' International festival held every August. 

Ballyseede Castle is renowned for its standards of service and culinary expertise having been awarded 2 AA Rosettes. 

What guests like about Ballyseede Castle

  • Our hotel is on the Wild Atlantic Way
  • Award winning O'Connell Restaurant, 2 AA Rosettes - gracious dining room overlooking the beautiful garden
  • True Irish Castle experience - castle dates back to the 1590's
  • 30 acres of woodlands and manicured gardens for leisurely garden walks 
  • WIFI Internet access throughout the hotel
  • Pappy's Bar with its open fire
  • Formal lounges to relax
  • Several championship golf courses within easy reach: Ballybunion, Waterville, Dooks & Barrow
  • Wide array of outdoor activities - hill walking, fly fishing, cycling and golf are all easily accessible 
  • Your Manor House Hotels Gift Card can be redeemed at Ballyseede Castle.

Your Accommodation

Elegant Ballyseede Castle guestrooms

The castle bedrooms combine old world elegance with modern conveniences for modern living.  Each room is individual in style and design.  All rooms are ensuite with direct dial telephone, multi-channel TV, tea/coffee hospitality tray, hairdryer and gorgeous cotton robes  - to ensure a restful and relaxed castle hotel break 

Your Dining Options

2 AA Award Winnng Castle Dining Experience

The gracious dining room overlooks the front lawn and its ancient oaks and large pond. Continental cuisine and traditional Irish fare are served here complemented by one of the finest wine cellars in this Kerry region.

If you prefer more casual dining, enjoy a sumptuous meal by the fire in Pappy's Bar with their all day menu. 

Your Activity Choices

Touring in Kerry - Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula

During your stay at Ballysede Castle, you can easily take in a day trip on the famous Ring of Kerry or the Dingle Peninsula, both of which are just a short distance from Tralee.

Many of the South West's famous championship Golf courses are also within a short distance of Ballyseede Castle - you'll be spoiled for choice with Ballybunion, Waterville, Dooks and Barrow all within an easy drive.

Activities on your doorstep

There is wide array of outdoor activities - hill walking, fly fishing, cycling and golf are all easily accessible 

Your Host: Mr. Rory O'Sullivan

Ballyseede Castle
Tralee, Co. Kerry

T: +353 1 2958900


GPS: N 52 deg 51.20 W 9 deg 38.50

Essential facts

Wifi Internet Access Available

no. of rooms: 28

Rates: From € 55

Credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Diners Club

Check-in/out: Checkout,12 noon. Earliest check-in, 3pm

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