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Annadale Road, Killorglin, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
Mr Rick Sheehy
Bianconi Inn is a family run inn located in Kilorglin, on the Ring of Kerry. It's an ideal gateway to the Dingle Peninsula and Killarney area.
Bianconi Inn is a family run inn on the Ring of Kerry, on the road to Glencar, famous for its scenery, lakes, hill walking and mountain climbing. The location is an ideal gateway to the Dingle Peninsula and Killarney area.
Bianconi is one of the most renowned inns in Ireland and one of a few luxury hotels on the Ring of Kerry. With a rich history of over 150 years of welcoming visitors to Killorglin and with a recent luxury renovation, the Bianconi remains one of the most popular places to stay in the heart of Kerry.
For over 30 years, The Bianconi has been pioneering traditional Irish and European fusion dishes. The award winning restaurant is renowned throughout Kerry as offering excellent quality and local produce at an affordable price. Bedroom facilities include luxury bedding and linen, marble floored chrome fitted bathrooms, 22 to 36 inch plasma TV with satellite channels, hairdryer and vanity mirrors and fully fitted wardrobes. Cots are available on request. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout.
Killorglin is arguably the best located base for the Ring of Kerry, within 15 miles of Killarney and very near the rugged coast of the Iveragh Peninsula which makes up much of the Ring. Killorglin is physically located on the route, and is home to the famous Puck Fair, one of Ireland’s oldest traditional fairs, dating back to the late 1500s. The town maintains a vibrant atmosphere all year, with plenty of local restaurants, pubs and late pubs/clubs. There are also nearby golf clubs and the River Laune located opposite the Bianconi, is famous for its freshwater fishing.
Killorglin is centrally located for the golf clubs of Killorglin, Dooks Links and various courses in Killarney, including Killeen, Lackabane and Mahonys Point. Closer to home is Beaufort and Gap of Dunloe Golf & Driving Range. A visit to Ballybunion, Tralee or Waterville for golf is also possible within a 45 minute drive.
The Bianconi is ideally located next to the River Laune, famed for its salmon and trout fishing. There are also other fishing locations nearby, such as the River Caragh. Salt water fishing is popular in Glenbeigh, Caragh Lake, Glencar and Cromane. The Killarney Lakes are within a 25 minute drive from Killorglin. With suitable prior notice, Bianconi can arrange tours of the Lakes of Killarney.
Within easy reach of Killorglin is the picturesque village of Glenbeigh and nearby Rossbeigh Strand, widely regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in Ireland. Dooks and Cromane also offer excellent beach walks. Glencar, mountains, rivers and lakes are only a 10 minutes drive. Within 30 minutes drive you can reach Killarney and avail of jaunt (horse and carriage) rides around Killarney National Park. The Aqualla Club at Gleneagles, Killarney is a popular family attraction.