Cahernane House Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry is the ultimate wedding destination. With the oversight of expert wedding coordinators and inspiration from the newly engaged couple, Cahernane transforms the traditional Manor House into the perfect fairy-tale venue. The luxury hotel offers guests the perfect setting to celebrate their commitment to spending the rest of their lives together surrounded by their loved ones.
Due to its location, beautifully situated on the edge of Killarney National Park, Cahernane House Hotel enjoys stunning views making it a picture-perfect wedding destination. Stunning mountain tops and the vast Killarney National Park provide a breath-taking backdrop, while the lush gardens present a perfect place for capturing wedding photographs that will be cherished forever.
The entrance to the hotel is beautifully surrounded by greenery which unfurls to reveal the beauty of the Manor House. The house itself is reminiscent of times gone by and the charm in which it was built upon in the 1800s has never been lost despite the changeover of owner’s numerous times throughout its history. The property has been recently renovated by the current owners PREM Group with €7.8 million spent rejuvenating and modernising the facilities while at the same time respecting its roots, identity and original personality.
A private and intimate day is guaranteed at Cahernane as the hotel offers exclusive weddings for couples who want to hire out the luxury Manor House for themselves for the day, giving wedding days a very intimate and personal feel. Up to 80 guests can be catered for in a wonderfully atmospheric venue where staff are on hand to meet each requirement to make it a truly personalised experience.
There is a sense of something special from the moment you walk through the doors and into one of the fabulous reception rooms that are each lit up by open fireplaces, antique furniture and original portrait paintings.
The 2AA Rosette Herbert Restaurant is a beautiful setting for the wedding meal featuring original portrait paintings, an original fireplace and tall sash windows through which guests can admire the spectacular views of the mountains and fields beyond.
Together with the team at the Cahernane, each couple will tailor their day to suit them. All details such as canapes, midnight snack, drinks receptions and décor will be discussed in detail to bring their wedding dreams to life.
Cahernane are also able to host civil ceremonies and blessings on site with a choice of ceremony spaces available including the Atrium with its panoramic views of Killarney National Park, the Drawing Room with antique furniture and open log fires or the great outdoors in the elegant gardens.
Undoubtedly, the most intimate part of any wedding in Cahernane House Hotel is the Bridal Swing which is in the gardens of the hotel and has become a traditional scene for married couples to share a romantic, photographic moment.
When the celebrations are finished and the married couple retire to their room, they will be ensured of a blissful night in the luxurious Herbert Suite. Situated on the first floor, the lavish suite features high ceilings, bay windows and enviable views of the gardens to the mountains of the National Park beyond. The suite includes a spacious lounge area with restful sofas, a writing desk and antique furniture.
Guests can also get a taster of the venue with a romantic escape away. The Secret Romance Package (from €307 per adult sharing) includes a two-night stay in a Deluxe room at Cahernane House Hotel with dinner on one evening of your choosing. On arrival your room will be decorated in rose petals where a chocolate dessert plate will be designed with a personal message to welcome you. This romantic break away also includes a champagne breakfast brought directly to your room, a complimentary romantic boat trip to Innisfallen Island (weather permitting) or a traditional horse and carriage ride to the beautiful Muckross Abbey.
The PREM Group bought Cahernane House Hotel in 2016, further enhancing its portfolio of hotels across Ireland and Europe and the company has embarked on an ambitious renovation plan which has seen the house being completely restored to its former glory.
PREM Group have spent over €7.8 million on the luxurious property. There are 12 bedrooms in the original Manor House, 28 in the Garden Wing and the former Coach House is now the setting for 8 new luxurious bedrooms.
These 8 bedrooms in the former Coach House at the property, originally built in 1877 to house the grand horse drawn carriages and related tack belonging to the residents of Cahernane House, is now completely reconfigured. Each room is bespoke with feature wallpapers, luxurious fabrics and original Irish antique furniture. Some of the bathrooms have free-standing claw foot baths while others feature huge walk-in rain showers and handmade tiles. The décor of each of the 8 rooms was inspired by nature and pays homage to the native Kerry flora and fauna.
To book your dream wedding at Cahernane House Hotel call Emer Corridan or Leona Hennessy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0646631895.