Ballyseede Castle Hotel Ballyseede, Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland

Castle overview

A 4-star luxury hotel that offers elegant accommodation, award-winning dining, and a castle wedding venue in a picturesque setting.

Steeped in history that dates back to the 1590s, Ballyseede Castle Hotel offers elegant accommodation in a picturesque natural setting. The castle, including the adjacent lodge and converted stables, are set on 30 acres of lush woodland and private gardens. Though it’s perfectly isolated from the bustling city life, the castle hotel is easily accessible. It is only 5.3km from the Tralee town centre.

With original features such as the Doric columns, elegant oak staircase, marble fireplaces, and ornate cornices, the castle hotel lets guests experience old-world elegance and grandeur. On top of elegant accommodation, the hotel also offers contemporary and fine dining options. Featuring a stunning location and historic elegance, the castle is the perfect venue for your dream fairytale wedding.

Castle Highlights




1 / Design

Keeping its historic charm and elegance, the castle hotel features original design and furnishings such as the Doric columns, ornate cornices, and oak staircase. The rooms are also elegantly furnished, adding contemporary twist to the castle’s traditional ambiance.

2 / Dining

Taste the best of Irish cuisine at the castle’s award-winning O’Connell Restaurant, or enjoy a full Irish breakfast at The Stone Room Restaurant. For an all-day dining option, the Pappy’s Bar is a lovely spot to eat, drink, and socialize. Afternoon tea is also served at the castle.

3 / Location

Located just 5.3km away from the town centre of Tralee and 6km from the Town Park, the castle hotel is easily accessible despite its rural setting. It is set on private gardens and woodland, offering breathtaking views of the countryside.




  • Award-Winning Dining
  • Meetings & Events
  • Wedding Venue

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Ballyseede Castle Hotel

Ballyseede, Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland

services & amenities

The O'Connell Restaurant

O’Connell Restaurant is a 2-star AA Rosette award-winning restaurant renowned for serving the best of Irish cuisine this side of Ireland. The foods are made from the finest locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients. Complete your dining experience with a glass of the finest wines. Open daily, dinner is served from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Pappy's Bar

If you prefer to dine in a more relaxed and contemporary setting, Pappy’s Bar is a great option. Featuring an expensive menu, the bar serves an all-day dining option to cater to all tastes. In the evening, you can relax, unwind, socialize, and enjoy a few drinks at the bar while listening to the crackling of fire from the old marble fireplace.

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