If you’re in search of a unique Airbnb Killarney has plenty of them (there’s also heaps of cool Airbnbs in Kerry, in general!).
It’s a popular destination for visitors to experience the true essence of Irish culture, sights and outstanding natural beauty (there are endless things to do in Killarney!).
Airbnb Killarney: A guide to unique places to stay
Take your pick from our carefully curated selection of most unique Airbnb accommodation in Killarney, and be sure of a warm welcome and a wonderful experience.
On a final note, if you book an Airbnb via one of the links below, we’ll make a small commission (you won’t pay extra) that goes towards the running of this site.
1. The Beeches Luxury Apartment
Bring family and friends along to this self-contained luxury apartment which has 2 bedrooms with 2 double beds and a single for 5 guests.
Part of the owner’s house, it enjoys incredible views of the Macgillycuddy Reeks, Triple glazing and underfloor heating ensures a cosy stay.
Start the day with a Nespresso in the modern kitchen and put your feet up on sofas to watch TV in the evening.
Spacious bedrooms and a modern wet room with pebble floor ensure your stay is super comfortable.
There’s even outdoor seating in the courtyard for enjoying the view. You can see more or book a night right here.
2. Priory Glamping Pod
It’s hard to beat this cute dome house glamping pod when it comes to unique Airbnbs in Killarney.
It may be compact but it has everything you need including a comfy double bed, sofa, ensuite shower room and kitchenette with kettle, toaster, microwave and Nespresso machine.
The convenient location is unsurpassed, just 5 minutes’ walk from the INEC music venue, 10 mins stroll from Killarney town centre and close to the inescapable natural beauty of Killarney National Park for hiking.
3. The Cedar Summer House
Located in a mature landscaped garden setting, this cedar lodge can easily accommodate 4 guests.
The wood-floored living space includes a dining table for mealtimes, card games and planning meetings for the next day’s adventures.
There’s plenty of room for the sofa, king-size bed and built-in bunk alcove. There’s also a guest toilet with sink. An adjoining building (just for you) includes the main bathroom and fully equipped kitchen with an oven and breakfast bar.
Enjoy sitting out on your own private furnished deck areas with built-in speakers, fire pit and stunning rural views. You won’t want to leave!
4. The town centre terraced house
Elegantly furnished in vintage style, this 2 bedroom town house has a beautiful living room with wood floors and a skylight.
There’s a neat fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and curving staircase leading to a sumptuous double bedroom and a single bedroom with mirrored storage – ideal for 3 guests.
There’s also a modern bathroom with walk-in shower. French doors lead to a private courtyard garden with gazebo, outdoor sofa, barbecue and fairy lights.
Street parking available. Stroll 3 minutes into town for the train station to Dublin, Irish pubs, shops and nightlife.
5. The mountain hideaway (our favourite Airbnb Killarney has to offer)
The dramatic scenery and Black Lake at the Gap of Dunloe are within easy reach of this stonebuilt cottage with its mezzanine loft with double bed.
The attractive open living area has an additional sofa bed, well-equipped kitchen area, separate utility room for drying your gear and a cosy wood burner to come home to.
Fling open the doors onto the private patio and embrace the fresh air and rural views while dining at the picnic table.
Located within hiking distance of secret moorland lakes and the peaks of the Macgillycuddy Reeks, this is the perfect place to shrug off stress.
6. Lake View Airbnb in Killarney
Enjoy breathtaking lake and mountain views from this converted barn/farmhouse offering traditional bed and breakfast accommodation.
The private family bedroom is generously furnished with 2 beds (king-size and single) to sleep 3. The stone property has been sensitively modernised while retaining wooden beams and whitewashed wall features.
There’s a fully tiled bathroom with shower over bath. Look forward to a cooked breakfast of cereals, porridge, farm-fresh eggs and soda bread in the farmhouse kitchen and enjoy friendly banter with other guests in the lounge area with leather sofas.
Hike and cycle in neighbouring Killarney National Park or take a horse and cart ride to Kate Kearney’s Cottage.
7. An Tigin
An Tigin (which means “small house”) is a rustic red-roofed stone house providing a romantic retreat for two.
This 1850s cottage is one of the most quirky Airbnbs in Killarney, oozing character and charm from every nook and cranny.
Accommodation is spread over two cottages: in one, there’s a double bed and armchairs and in the other, you’ll find a kitchenette with fridge, cooker, kettle, hob and toaster.
There’s an outdoor privy/ eco-toilet and a jug and basin for washing the old-fashioned way! Enjoy mountain views with an outdoor barbecue or head to one of the many tasty restaurants in Killarney for a bite to eat.
8. Kileen Cottage
Our final offering is a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom semi-detached house in Killarney town centre – ideal for 4 guests to enjoy a comfortable stay.
The sitting room has wooden flooring and beams, dining table and sofas around the fireplace and TV. Make use of the family-size kitchen with dishwasher for preparing breakfast after a good night’s sleep.
There’s a double and twin bedroom with 2 modern bathrooms. Set in a quiet location it has a furnished patio.
Convenient for golf, fishing, hiking and exploring the town and Killarney National Park with its breathtaking scenery.
Other great places to stay in Killarney
If you’re after a fancy night away, there are several excellent 5 star hotels in Killarney worth splashing the cash on.
Or, if you’d like to keep things as cheap as possible, try one of the B&Bs in Killarney recommended in this guide.
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Gillian Birch is a travel writer and published author. She has travelled the world and uses her personal journals and memories to write about her many travel experiences, particularly those that involved adventures in Ireland.