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Situated on the seafront in Waterville Village on the Wild Atlantic Way

The Butler Arms Hotel has been welcoming visitors to Waterville, Co. Kerry for over 100 years, where the wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way are waiting to be discovered.

Situated in the heart of Waterville overlooking the Atlantic coast, The Butler Arms Hotel is the perfect base to explore the Ring of Kerry and Wild Atlantic Way. Experience warm Irish hospitality, award winning dining, and a host of activities to enjoy during your stay at The Butler Arms, one of Kerry’s most sought-after four-star hotels.


Butler Arms Hotel offer a variety of accommodation that suit every need. From Sea View Rooms, Deluxe Sea View Rooms to Dog Friendly Rooms, Family rooms and Sea View Suite, we have something for everyone.

Our spacious rooms overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Ballinskelligs Bay are perfect for a relaxed romantic break, a digital detox while discovering the beautiful surroundings, a friend’s trip to play rounds of golf in the most well-known golf links of Kerry or a family reunion with plenty of outdoor activities.


Skellig Six18 Gin and Valentia Island Vermouth experience

Enjoy a 2-night stay in one of the luxury seafront rooms with a delicious 4-course dinner in Charlies Restaurant where the focus is on in-season and locally sourced produce. This offer includes daily Breakfast overlooking the Ocean.

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Paddle & Pint

Explore the beautiful Lough Currane by kayak or stand-up paddle board with the Sea Synergy guides. Take the time to discover this wonderful lake, its nature, myths, legends, and history, while enjoying unique views of the local landscape and paddling down Ireland’s shortest river! Then head to McGill’s brewery, the first microbrewery on the Iveragh peninsula, for your tasting tour where you will try their tasty hand-crafted beers and learn about the local heroes, culture and history that inspired them all.

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Winter Sale – Save 20%

Put the Wild back into the Wild Atlantic Way and enjoy 20% off Bed & Breakfast Rates.

Winter is the perfect chance to discover all that the Kerry coastline has to offer, from hikes and horse riding, to cycling and unbeatable sunsets. We will even include a complimentary Winter Warmer Cocktail to enjoy in our cosy lounge bar.

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Stay & Dine in Charlie’s

Experience a stay at Butler Arms Hotel with the best of what we have to offer with our spectacular Dine and Stay package.
Enjoy a stay in one of our spacious and super comfy
 bedrooms and dinner in Charlie’s restaurant. The next morning wake up to a delicious breakfast.


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Bed & Breakfast

This Offer is exclusive to you.
Experience a stay at Butler Arms Hotel, right across from the beach in Ballinskelligs Bay and enjoy our comfy bedrooms with a delicious Irish
 breakfast served in Charlie’s restaurant. Nothing beats Atlantic Ocean views!


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Winter Escape | Stay 3 nights for the price of 2

Escape to Waterville this winter with this exclusive offer. Stay 3 nights with Bed & Breakfast and get the cheapest night for FREE.
Book now for stays from 1st November to 28th
Subject to availability.

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Our Hotel

Welcoming guests to Waterville, County Kerry for over 100 years, The Butler Arms is located right in the heart of the Ring of Kerry along the Wild Atlantic Way.


Explore Ireland’s spectacular coastline and keep discovering the magic of the Wild Atlantic Way from the doorstep of The Butler Arms Hotel.

Play a round of golf on one of Ireland’s top courses, visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Skellig Michael and the breath-taking Kerry Cliffs, or surf the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Adventure and excitement await along the Ring of Kerry, why not dive right in.