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Montpellier, France
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

A very quiet and clean B&B. The hosts are so nice we left heartbroken after just one night. It is definitely not the place to go if you're looking for a hotel-type of stay because your hosts will be so friendly and welcoming you'll miss your cold and anonymous hotel. Going there is also a human experience. We received some... More 

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oshmb, Owner at The Old School House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and glad you enjoyed your stay with us , we love when we get feedback and yours is uplifting God bless Dominick and Lillian More 

Dublin
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Yes the hosts were very friendly and nice and gave us great info on the area (and the pancakes were delicious!!) but the place seriously needs a bit of investment. I'm all for a traditional and it is a lovely old building but the rooms are just not worth the money they charge. In fact after agreeing a price over... More 

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Ballinskelligs
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2014

the best !!!! yes i did say the best Pancakes in the whole of the universe !!! and the most friendly people i have ever met ...notting was too much for Dominick and Lillian . Thank you , you gave us the best holiday to remember John Grimsby

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Thank Lilliano161
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

We were traveling with friends and this place was adorable! Run by a husband and wife, they were wonderful hosts and it was great to stay with locals. The B&B is older, so the stairs are a little creaky and there wasn't a lot of hot water in the shower, but if you are looking for a cute location in... More 

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Thank Caitlin M
Hamburg, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2013

I was at the old school house for four weeks and two days and this time was the best one in my life. All together I spent eight weeks in Ireland, but the best part was the beginning in Ballinskelligs. Dominick and Lillian created a home for everyone. The sleepings rooms are very comfortable and have a cute furniture.The garden... More 

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Thank Janine W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I had the pleasure of staying with Dominic and Lillian for three weeks during the month of July. They were very welcoming and made me feel right at home. The place has both a cozy and casual feel (along with a neat bit of history) and the garden and sun-room were both lovely spots to curl up with a good... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

Went for a weekend away with family to Ballinskelligs. We were greeted by the owner Lillian, who ,ade us feel at home by making us a cup of tea and showing us to our room! We got the big family room, which was perfect! Could be a bit more updated though! Breakfast was good. Overall the B&B could be a... More 

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3 Thank dennieok
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights & couldn't wait to get out of it. Weird hospitality, gospel/ church singing during dinner not my cup of tea. Although they tried to provide entertainment it was more a case of forcing their own preference onto guests. The room was damp, the shower mouldy & the lump of chipboard under the mattress... More 

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6 Thank TurasNua
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

As Kevin M said in a previous review this is the epitome of an Irish B & B. Sadly so many are run as purely commercial operations and have no interest in the guests as people. Dominic & Lillian are such a warm, friendly welcoming couple that you feel right at home the minute you arrive. We stayed for 3... More 

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1 Thank meggyocon
Cork, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2012

I stayed here from June 17 to June 22nd 2012. My first impression was a welcoming, friendly atmosphere! I was greeted by Lilian, she showed me to my lovely room and made me some tea :) My room was bright and clean and the decor was lovely! The garden outside is beautiful on a sunny day, with beautiful views of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the rolling hills of Kerry, in the southwest corner of Ireland by the wild Atlantic Way and the dark sky reserve in the most scenic and peaceful part of Ireland, there you will find The Old School House. A lovingly restored old school house with 7 guest rooms, this cozy inn offers you a place of refuge from the hustle of the every day world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old School House B&B

Address: The Old School House The Old School House The Old School House | Barrys Cross, Ballinskelligs Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Ballinskelligs
Price Range: ₹ 4,435 - ₹ 5,671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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