Butlers Arms Hotel is a luxurious 4 star family run hotel and occupies a dominant building on the landscape, the hotel dates back to 1884 when it first opened its doors to guests. It occupies a lovely scenic spot in the beautiful coastal village of Waterville in County Kerry. Situated along the Atlantic coastline, a stunning part of the country. It is an ideal base for exploring this region of Ireland and is only a short walk to the beach.
This traditional but luxurious hotel is one of the county’s best known hotels, and has a history of celebrity visitors during its time. It is not a large establishment so guests can expect a warm homely welcome and a more personal approach when staying here.
Guest rooms are classic in design, they are tastefully decorated with warm colours, antique-style furnishings and rich furnishings. These rooms contain many facilities that ensure a pleasant stay whilst here. Many of the rooms benefit from garden views or views of the Atlantic.
A famous guest to this town and hotel was Charlie Chaplin, he and his family spent many summer vacation here, the bar and restaurant have been named after him, and the decor is cosy and elegant, with photos of Charlie Chaplin adorning the walls. The restaurant has received many awards for its excellent cuisine. A speciality here is seafood, caught by the fishermen in the local coastal waters. The menu is diverse and celebrates the best of Irish cuisine that is complimented by an extensive and excellent wine list. The dining experience is further enhanced by the beautiful views out the windows.
The Fisherman Bar is a popular spot with both locals and tourists. It offers an old world charm and enjoys a traditional decor, with a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. It also serves superb bar food that includes signature dishes, local specialities and favourites.
For guests that want to get out and observe this beautiful part of Ireland, there are bikes available to rent.
Although it enjoys a prominent location, it still serves as the ideal getaway where guests can relax and unwind amongst the stunning surroundings and coastline. It is a charming family run hotel and the staff are very friendly, accommodating and above all profesional.