One of the region’s top hotels, the Butler Arms in Waterville is run by the Huggard family. Originally opened in March 1884,Tthe Butler Arms Hotel was purchased by Martin and Mary Huggard in 1915 and has since been in the Huggard family for four generations. It is currently run by Paula & Louise Huggard.
It is one of Ireland’s best known family-run hotels and is treasured for its homely intimate atmosphere. From the moment you arrive you will bask in the warmest of Irish welcomes from the Huggard family.
With 36 elegantly decorated guest bedrooms, 24 of which have Atlantic Views, a popular fine-dining restaurant as well as cosy bars, the hotel attracts people from all over the world. It offers an exceptional warm Irish welcome to its guests, has luxurious facilities and is set in a wonderfully scenic location in the heart of Waterville in county Kerry.