Your Wild Atlantic Break in Kerry
Your Wild Atlantic Journey Starts Here
The Butler Arms is located right on the sea in Waterville Village in County Kerry, the only seafront village on the famous Ring of Kerry in Southwest Ireland. Overlooking the spectacular Ballinskelligs Bay, this hotel is a property like no other.
The Perfect Atlantic Location
As one of the Wild Atlantic Way Hotels, The Butler Arms Hotel is a entirely unique hotel. Offering an incredible 36 bedroom hotel which was established in 1884 by the Huggard family, it has been welcoming guests exploring the Ring of Kerry ever since with warm and friendly Irish hospitality. Our much-loved hotel, treasured for its homely intimate atmosphere has recently gotten new homeowners and joined the fantastic Press Up Hospitality Group, of which our warm Irish welcomes remain the same!
History Of The Butler Arms Hotel Waterville Kerry
The Butler Arms Hotel showcases the wonders of this unique part of Kerry on the world stage, welcoming both international and local guests. A number of famous guests have stayed with us including Walt Disney in 1946, JP Morgan in the early 1900s, Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas, but perhaps the most famous is Charlie Chaplin who, along with his family holidayed at the hotel for many years.
Comfort Overlooking The Ocean
A warm welcome awaits at The Butler Arms, offering four-star luxury on the Kerry coastline.
The Butler Arms Hotel offers a variety of accommodation that suits every need. From our spacious Sea View Rooms, Deluxe Sea View Rooms to Dog Friendly Rooms, Family rooms and luxurious Sea View Suites, we have something for everyone.
Relax on a comfortable chair with a warm tea (or a glass of local whiskey) while reading a book facing the wonderful Atlantic Ocean views. Our rooms are impeccably furnished to be your comfortable home away from home, offering stunning views of Ballinskelligs Bay, where ocean, land and sky offer ever-changing colours.