Things to Do

Located in the Heart of Tralee Town, The imperial Hotel is at the doorstep to the beautiful Kerry Region, a stones throw from many of the coastal stops on the Wild Atlantic Way and many more attractions.  

The Imperial Hotel, located in Kerry’s Capital Town of Tralee, an ideal base for all trips around the beautiful county.  As Kerry faces the Atlantic Ocean and features many peninsulas and inlets: principally the Dingle Peninsula, the Iveragh Peninsula, and the Beara Peninsula, shared with neighbouring County Cork. The county is bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and on the north by the River Shannon.

The Ring of Kerry on the Iveragh Peninsula is a popular route for tourists and cyclists. The pedestrian version is the scenic Kerry Way which follows ancient paths generally higher than that adopted by the Ring of Kerry.

Kerry is one of the most mountainous regions of Ireland and contains two of its three highest mountains, Carrauntoohil, part of the McGill cuddy’s Reeks range and Mount Brandon, part of the Slieve Mish range, all within driving distance of The Imperial Hotel.

Tralee Town Park - 1 minute walk

Tralee's Town Park covering some 80 acres and located in the heart of the town provides a quiet haven which allows residents and visitors alike to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Its Rose Garden with its many unique varieties receives widespread acclaim, and looks splendid when in bloom each August during the Rose of Tralee Festival.

The Park contains recreational amenities for adults and a modern children's playground and pets corner. It also houses the Ashe Memorial Hall.

Kerry The Kingdom Museum 2 minute walk

Kerry the Kingdom Museum at the Ashe Memorial Hall in Tralee is the ideal starting point for tours of County Kerry. It consists of 3 superb attractions which tell the story of Kerry and Ireland over 8,000 years.  Find out more at 

Blennerville Windmill 5 minute drive (3km)

Blennerville Windmill stands out as the dominant landmark in Tralee Bay, where the town of Tralee meets the Dingle Peninsula. At the Blennerville Visitor Centre you will find the working windmill as well as an exhibition gallery, craft shop and restaurant. The exhibition includes an audio visual presentation, an emigration display and a bird watching platform with telescope overlooking 'Slí na nÉan' ('the Way of the Birds').  Visitors can get up close and appreciate the scale and complexity of the Windmill machinery and can climb to the top of the windmill. Visit


Located on Denny Street Tralee, The Imperial Hotel is less than one minutes walk to the main shopping are of the town, including shops such as Penney’s, Heaton’s, Sports Word, Shaws, Pamela Scott, Vero Moda and so many more .  Alternatively Manor West Retail Park, which has stores like, Debenhams, TK Maxx, Harvey Norman, and many more, is 3.8km or an 8 minute drive.   

Golf Clubs

Take advantage of the array of local golf courses situated close to our hotel.

Tralee Golf Club - 13.8km (20 minute drive)

Ballybunion Golf Club - 31.8km (35 minute drive)  

Beaufort Golf Club - 32.7 km ( 40 minute drive)

Dooks Golf Club - 35.2km (45 minute drive)

Waterville Golf Club - 71.1km (1hr 25 minute drive)