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Virginia's Guesthouse Kenmare

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 December 2008

We travelled to Ireland for my mother's 80th birthday to conduct some family research. Neil and Noreen made us feel like family from the start. We love the location, love Kenmare and Neil's knowledge of the surrounding areas for driving trips was terrific. Noreen's breakfasts - we tried them all - were spectacular. I especially liked the Bacon/Blue chees/Pear combination,...

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 3 December 2008

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights during our 2 week tour of Ireland. We had a wonderful stay and would be happy to highly recommend it to anyone! Its conveniently located in the lovely little town of Kenmare, a perfect spot to tour the ring of Kerry and Killarney National Park. The hosts are lovely, warm and...

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Croatia
Reviewed 29 November 2008

We stayed in this lovley guesthouse for two nights in October and were honestly sad the morning we had to leave. I have stayed in many five stars hotels, bed and breakfast places, hostels and private apartments all over the world and this has to be my favourite place among them all. The place does have a great location, it...

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2008

We spent last week at Kenmare in Ireland at Virginia's Guesthouse on Henry Street. We had a lovely room, the Superior King Size suite and have never slept in such a huge bed. The room was in the front overlooking the main road and the shops and at this time of year was quiet. It was warm and very clean...

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Toronto
Reviewed 23 November 2008

We stayed for three nights mid September, about the halfway point on a two week tour of Ireland. The night we arrived we had gotten lost in a rainstorm, and were going to be late checking in. We called ahead and were told that we could just use the phone at the front desk to call when we got there...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2008

We first visited Virginia's in 2006 and loved it (and the surrounding area) so much we had to come back! To our relief it was as good if not better than our first visit. The rooms are always spotless, it's in a fantastic location but Neil and Noreen make the Guest House what it is. Always warm and friendly and...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 16 October 2008

What can I say that hasnt been said here a hundred times before? I can start by saying that this guesthouse deserves every one of the kudos it gets, and then some. Staying at Virginias Guesthouse and our visit to Kenmare the town, was the highlight of our 12 day trip to Ireland. We booked a Superior King room for...

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Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 12 October 2008

St. Martin's was a great stay. Noreen, our host, was very sweet and friendly. The rooms were big and comfortable, and the restaurant next door is renowned for its fantastic menu. Breakfast was amazing! Kenmare is a great find, definitely visit here instead of Killarney. And book your stay at St. Martin's!

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 11 October 2008

Virginia's is perfect. Some have stated that it is less comfortable because Neil and Noreen live elsewhere, but I would say the exact opposite. I felt that I could make myself more at home because I was not immediately in another family's home. This B&B was perfectly comfortable, and all four of us traveling together unanimously agreed it was our...

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Florida
Reviewed 7 October 2008

We had an extremely nice stay here. Noreen and Neil were super friendly and very helpful--to include helping us with our bags. Our room, #14, was very large and included a towel warmer and heat lamp in the bathroom--we did not not have to use them in September--but some winter travelers might! The lighting in the bathroom was nice and...

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Winner of the prestigious Georgina Campbell's "Hosts of the Year" award in 2011, Virginia's Guesthouse is a friendly, small, unpretentious, family-run guesthouse in the town centre of Kenmare. When you stay at Virginia's, you are guaranteed a warm welcome, a clean, comfortable en-suite room and a lovely varied breakfast menu featuring organic local produce, freshly baked breads and home-produced recipes. Virginia's is proud to be recommended by Rick Steves, The Lonely Planet, Alistair Sawday, The Good Hotel Guide, Guide De Routard, Pauline Frommers, Ireland for Dummies, By The Water's Edge, Georgina Campbell's Guide to Ireland & The Rough Guide. ... more   less 

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Address: 36 Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: ₹ 4,212 - ₹ 7,553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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