The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens has been welcoming couples for over 50 years and is renowned for its high standards of personalised and professional service and spectacular food in a unique location.
The magnificent property is situated on its own 64 acre estate in Beaufort, Co. Kerry overlooking the iconic Gap of Dunloe, the River Laune and is a short drive from Killarney town. The Dunloe is a classic yet contemporary 5 star hotel set in beautiful gardens leading to the ruined keep of the old 12th century Dunloe castle whichs form an idyllic backdrop for an unforgettable day.
A red carpet awaits on arrival where guests are welcomed to The Upper Lounge for your wedding drinks reception which offers panoramic views of the surrounding parkland and beyond. When weather permits enjoy your drinks reception al fresco on the Outdoor Terrace area or choose our rustic Thatch Cottage on the 64 acre estate.
One of the most important aspects of any luxury wedding venue is the ballroom. Filled with natural daylight the elegant Park Suite is your private ballroom for the evening, intimate and classical. With private dining for up to 240 guests, it boasts its own bar, dance floor and outdoor terrace area exclusively for you and your wedding guests.
The overall setting of The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens creates a romantic atmosphere, with walled gardens and secret pathways making it a unique and ideal backdrop for your wedding photographs. With our magical setting combined with our experience, dedication and exquisite cuisine creates a truly magnificent occasion for your Wedding Day.
Keeping the service and celebration within the grounds of the estate ensures that the magical spell remains unbroken The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens is the perfect location for both intimate and larger wedding celebrations.
We are an approved venue to host your civil ceremony, informal blessings and partnerships. We offer a number of rooms for ceremonies, perfect for everything from small and intimate to the larger celebrations. Our wedding team are on hand to advise you on choosing a registrar or celebrant and we will personally ensure that even the smallest detail that is important to you is cared for.
To speak to a member of our Wedding Team or to book a wedding consultation, email email@example.com or contact +353 (0) 64 66 44 111.
- • 5 Star hotel overlooking the Gap of Dunloe
- • 64 acres of gardens which include 12th century Dunloe Castle ruins ideal for photographs
- • Newly refurbished Park Suite which can cater for up to 240 guests
- • Renowned for exquisite banqueting menus and outstanding service
- • Licensed for civil ceremonies
- • Magical location for outdoor ceremonies with views of the River Laune and the iconic Gap of Dunloe
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Our Wedding at The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens
5 Star Wedding
Five Star Wedding Venue
We could not have asked for a better wedding day and highly recommend The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens as a five star wedding venue.
Most Amazing Wedding Venue
The Dunloe is the wedding hotel of dreams. The grounds, decor, staff and food were absolutely magical and all contributed to our wedding day being a showstopper. I can't thank Niamh, Jason and the staff enough for making planning a wedding from overseas a stress free process. I would highly recommend The Dunloe to anyone who aspires to the full fairytale experience. We - along with our families - are already planning our return trips to the hotel.
5 Star Wedding Venue
The Most perfect Wedding at The Dunloe
Wonderful Wedding Venue
Jason and Niamh, you were fantastic in the weeks running up to the wedding. We really appreciate the effort you both put in. The food, wine and venue were second to none. We are blown away by the location every time we visit. I cannot wait to return! A special mention also to Cormac at the front desk, no task was ever too big or small!
Many thanks again for all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes to make a wedding venue seem effortlessly flawless
Our Wedding at The Dunloe
Both myself and my husband were very familiar with the hotel before choosing it as our wedding venue, however we were still blown away by the level of professionalism displayed by all staff members going from front desk to kitchen staff, bar staff, accommodation and everywhere in between.
Special mention to Cormac at reception, Pearce in the bar, Mike in the restaurant.
I would especially like to recognise Jason Clifford General Manager and Niamh Coakley who ensured we had the very best day!
I would highly recommend The Dunloe as a wedding venue and we will be returning, it was always a special place for us and now it means so much more!
Amazing wedding reception at the Dunloe
The Killarney wedding of our dreams
We couldnt have asked for a better wedding venue
Given that we live in Australia, arranging for a wedding in Ireland should have probably been a bit of a nightmare. Jason and Kayla made it a walk in the park. on the day we ran an hour behind, In hindsight this must have been a nightmare to Jason and the crew who were looking after the planning of secret fireworks that were to go off after the meal! But they never let on for a second that we were being awkward, and if they were stressing out they hid it well! They seemed to just roll with our night and made sure every detail ran absolutely perfect. Everywhere you went there was a friendly face telling you what parts of Killarney and the grounds of the hotel to explore and making sure you didn’t need anything. i was really impressed that the very same standard arrived out to 150 guests that night, hats off to the staff.We decided to have our day 2 in the Dunloe as well and again, people are still talking about it! We had a barbecue and pig on the spit - but not like any barbecue I have ever been at before! Everything the Dunloe presented was top notch and definitely far more then I ever would have imagined a hotel would offer for a wedding weekend. If your thinking about the Dunloe as a wedding venue, don’t hesitate, I really can’t recommend it highly enough.
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