Location Ard na Sidhe Country House Hotel is a delightful 18 Bedroom Victorian style manor house, built by Lady Gordon in 1913. The house is beautifully situated on the shores of Caragh Lake in the scenic county of Kerry in the south west of Ireland.
Rooms At the Ard na Sidhe Manor House Hotel you sleep in the most comfortable of beds, lulled by the sounds of the peaceful lakeshore. Crisp Irish linens, deep mattresses and antique furniture are the hallmark of the 18 ensuite bedrooms. The philosophy of Hotel Ard na Sidhe is that of total relaxation and calm – an escape from the stresses of the modern world. The charming bedrooms are without the interference of televisions, radios, and high speed internet. The 7 Standard Rooms in the Garden House are beautifully appointed bedrooms adorned with tasteful antique and period furniture, ensuite bathroom and picturesque views of the mature gardens.
Restaurant The intimate dining room of the Ard na Sidhe Country House Hotel offers a warm welcome, where tables are dressed in crisp linen for breakfast or adorned with crystal for a candlelit dinner. The menu at Ard na Sidhe features a wide selection of both regional and international dishes. Fresh Atlantic Fish and the finest Kerry Lamb are two of the most popular main courses while local cheeses and fresh summer fruits are perfect to round off the meal.
Lounge After dinner enjoy a brandy from the drinks cabinet and relax by the open fire in the lounge. While some guests never stray further from the house than for Afternoon Tea on the Terrace, for those who wish to explore a little further afield, the kitchen will be pleased to pack a picnic basket full of afternoon treats.
Leisure The Ard na Sidhe Country House lies nestled between 32 acres of spectacular gardens. Hidden pathways and secret glades give way to the lake & mountains beyond. Boating & Fishing is complimentary on Caragh Lake for guests of Ard na Sidhe. Spend a peaceful afternoon catching your supper which the kitchen will be pleased to cook and serve to you. Set within a short drive from several of the South West’s major golf courses, Ard na Sidhe offers an ideal base from which to play a number of courses. Whether by the shores of the lake or through the McGillicuddy Mountains, there are walks to suit all abilities on our doorstep.The staff at Ard na Sidhe will be pleased to help with the arrangements for guided walking tours, upon request. There are also numerous half day and full day scenic tours of Kerry and the staff of Ard na Sidhe will be happy to help with the arrangements so that you may enjoy one of these tours during your stay.