The Rose Hotel Blog

  • Tralee in 2024 - Mark your calendars for these 12 exciting can't miss events

    Whether you're a sports enthusiast, a culture buff, or someone simply looking for a good time, Tralee has something for everyone. Here's our curated list of 12 can't-miss events in Tralee for some truly unforgettable memories this year.

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  • 10 essential steps for your dream wedding at The Rose Hotel

    Whether you’re planning for a wedding in 6 months or 18 months, we’re here to ensure the journey of planning your dream wedding is a fun, relaxed and exciting experience.

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  • Festive Afternoon Tea - Your Ultimate Christmas Dining Experience

    Embrace and delight in the festive spirit by indulging in the warmth and elegance of Festive Afternoon Tea at The Rose Hotel.

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  • 7 Reasons to spend Christmas in Tralee

    Christmas in Tralee is a truly enchanting experience, and in this blog post, we unveil seven (7) exciting reasons why you should make Tralee your holiday destination this festive season.

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  • Escape to Serenity Spa this Autumn

    Our day packages at Serenity Spa have everything you’ll need for a full day of rest, replenishing and reconnection.

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  • How to spend 24 hours in Tralee

    Whether you are a Kerry local, a Tralee resident, or just visiting the Kerry Capital for the first time, you want to make the best of every minute you spend in the charming town of Tralee. In this post, we share a fun yet enjoyable way to spend 24 hours in Tralee including an extensive list of activities to choose from.

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  • Meet the team: Jennifer Dee - New Conference & Banqueting Manager

    Jennifer started working in the Hotel as a restaurant supervisor back in 2019. With her fantastic work ethic and can-do attitude, Jennifer very quickly established herself as a hardworking and trustworthy individual, always happy to help out and support other members of the team while carrying out her duties.

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  • 12 Things to do in Tralee this Autumn

    Autumn comes with the beautiful hues of amber and gold, excitement for pumpkin spice lattes and so much more! And while daylight may be shorter in autumn, there is still plenty of time to get out and about during the day to explore Tralee and the surrounding areas. Walks on the beach are invigorating, woodland walks are colourful, mood-boosting and it’s a great time to connect with nature as the seasons change. Need some ideas for a relaxing, yet delightful autumn? Here are some of our suggestions.

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  • 10 Things to Do When It Rains in Tralee

    While sunny days may be ideal for outdoor exploration, there's a unique charm to Tralee, even on rainy days. The rain-soaked streets and cozy atmosphere offer an opportunity to delve into indoor activities and discover hidden gems that thrive in the wet weather. In this blog post, we present the top 10 things to do when it rains in Tralee, ensuring you make the most of your visit, come rain or shine.

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  • 2023 Travellers' Choice Award for The Rose Hotel!

    Five in a row for The Rose Hotel as it receives the Travellers' Choice Award from Trip Advisor.

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  • Kingdom of Kerry Greenways - Tralee to Fenit

    Stay at The Rose Hotel and enjoy the Kingdom of Kerry's Greenway from Tralee to Fenit.

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  • Celebrate, Gather & Dine at Rós Buí Terrace

    We are delighted to launch our new group Graze & Share Menu at Rós Buí Terrace

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  • Autism Friendly Business

    We are delighted to have been recognised for our outstanding contribution made so far on our journey towards becoming an Autism Friendly Hotel.

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  • Auntie Katie's Babysitting Service

    We are delighted to recommend Auntie Katie's babysitting service to our wedding guests and guests of the hotel.

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  • The Rose Hotel wins the first Emerald Award for Sustainability in the world!

    The first FSG Emerald Award for Sustainability in the world goes to The Rose Hotel, Tralee.

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  • Christmas Spa & Shopping Experience at Serenity Spa

    Join us on Thursday 10th November for our Christmas Spa & Shopping Experience at Serenity Spa

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  • Bridge Breaks at The Rose Hotel

    We are delighted to partner with North Kerry Bridge Congress & Tralee International Bridge Congress to bring two great tournaments to Tralee in November 2022 and February 2023.

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  • Associate Sponsorship of Kerry GAA Launch

    Proud sponsors of Kerry GAA since 2016

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  • October Walking Weekend 2022

    Explore the beauty of Kerry's landscape this October on our annual walking weekend of the Loch a Duin Valley.

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  • Meet The Team - Nadine Walsh Barbosa

    Meet the Team introduces you to some of our fantastic team members, we are delighted to introduce Nadine Walsh Barbosa, Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator who joined the team in November 2021, a Tralee native who returned home after living in Brazil for six years with her husband and two children.

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  • Green Business Gold Level Award

    We are thrilled to have been awarded the Gold Level Award by our partners Fifty Shades Greener, another step in the right direction on our environmental journey!

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  • 2022 Travellers Choice Award

    Huge thanks to our customers for their fabulous reviews which means we have been awarded the 2022 Travellers' Choice award from Trip Advisor again this year!

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  • The Rose Hotel is the first company in Kerry to obtain Fifty Shades Greener Certificate!

    The Rose Hotel is the first company in Co. Kerry to complete the 50 Shades Greener Programme.

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  • Odran Lucey - Environmental Sustainability Management in Hospitality Award

    A first in the world for our Executive Chef, Odran Lucey as he becomes the first person in the world to successfully complete a brand new qualification for Environmental Sustainability Management in Hospitality.

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  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken Waffle

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  • The Rose Hotel wins 2021 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Award

    The Rose Hotel are delighted to have been recognised with a 2021 Travellers’ Choice award by Trip Advisor.

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  • Tralee Activity Breaks

    Have an active Tralee Break & stay at the Rose Hotel

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  • Odran's Hearty Irish Stew

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  • Odran's Irish Brown Soda Bread

    Now you can enjoy Executive Head Chef, Odran's delicious Irish Brown Soda Bread.

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  • The Rose Hotel receives 2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best Trip Advisor Award

    The Rose Hotel are thrilled to have received a 2020 Travellers' Choice Best of The Best Award from Trip Advisor, meaning they are in the top 25 hotels in Ireland.

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  • E-car charging points Tralee

    E-car charge points close to The Rose Hotel.

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  • Meet the Team: Jenny Cotter Wedding Co-Odrinator

    Meet the Team introduces you to some of our fantastic team members, we are delighted to introduce Jenny Cotter The Rose Hotel's Wedding Coordinator! A Cork native Jenny has been living in the Kingdom since 2015.

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