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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Kenmare, County Kerry

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Sassypean...
North Sydney, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fabulous rental”
Reviewed 30 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
3
people found this review helpful

Kathleen was great and arranged accommodation for us with Betty. Betty is an extremely lovely person. The accommodation could not be more quaint but at the same time so clean, newly renovated, has everything you need and so close to town. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to come back some day.

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Liked best: The helpful friendly hosts
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
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Debbielov...
Romsey, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Felt at Home”
Reviewed 5 April 2015 for a stay in March 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Just a wonderful home from home.!!

Definataly staying there again! Had many home comforts
Beautiful Kenmare and my fourth visit over

Thank you Kathleen and Tim.see you very soon

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Liked best: The open fire and woodburner
Liked least: Nothing springs to mind
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Mary Lou...
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Favorite Stay in Ireland”
Reviewed 30 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This was by far my favorite of the four places we stayed while in Ireland! Kathleen met us on our arrival and had a cozy fire going in the fireplace. The cottage was so comfortable and quiet. Walking around downtown and visiting the pubs was a pleasure. Jam Cafe on Henry Street is highly recommended for breakfast or just tea and scones.

My son, daughter-in-law and I really appreciated Kathleen's hospitality.

Thank you so much Kathleen!

Mary Lou Q

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Liked best: Comfort and Location
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 65+
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Simone F
Oberhaching, Deutschland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great place to stay”
Reviewed 17 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This is a very nice place to stay for longer time. The kitchen have everything, also these small stuff like sugar, salt, tee and sometimes like. Kenmare is very lovely village, you can make shopping, sights and of corse go for a Guinness in the evening. The small cafe around the corner is soooooo gorgeous ! Thanks Kathleen for everything.

Travelling group: Friends
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smccarrag...
Chicago, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Spacious, convenient, and homey with a wonderful owner!”
Reviewed 12 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013
5
people found this review helpful

This accommodation was more than we could have hoped. Kathleen is a delight - knowledgeable about the area and very laid back. The cottage is cute and feels more like you are borrowing an apartment from a friend than renting it from a stranger. It has everything you would need. Kathleen found us when we arrived and had a nice warm fire going for us. It was a lovely home base for our adventures around the Ring of Kerry and Dingle peninsula. The bedrooms were comfortable and the bathrooms were clean. As long as you get all the switches right, the shower works wonderfully. While the toilets work, the handles may need some getting used to. Overall, this place was a great place to stay and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a home-base to explore western Ireland. Thanks, Kathleen - meeting you and your daughter was a delight! All the best in the New Year.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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