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Very good
8 reviews
Cosy lounge with woodburner
Lounge looking into kitchen/diner
Apartment Entrance
Apartment Parking
Cottage Frontage
Lake adjoining orchard
Dining Area
kitchen
Bedroom 1
Bunks in bedroom 1
Bathroom 1
Bedroom 2 (Optional)
Bunratty Castle
Dingle Peninsula
Dingle Peninsula
Ross Castle, Killarney
Killarney Lakes
Out on Killarney Lake
Boat trip from Ross Castle
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Gearha, County Kerry

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Very good - based on 8 reviews
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Patrick D
Regina, Canada
1 review
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“Well worth the visit”
Reviewed 11 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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The Square Hole is strategically located in the heart of Co Kerry. The house is rustic and comfortable, with plenty of meadow and trees outside, as well as a pond. The owners are very welcoming and helpful -- in other words this is an ideal place for a relaxing holiday.

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Liked best: The rustic charm, and the owners' welcome.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Danny H
Derry, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent - Great Value for Money”
Reviewed 18 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We went for a week in Kerry and we stayed at the Square Hole. On arrival we were welcomed by the owners and showed around the apartment. The owners are very friendly and helpful but at the same time they are very respectful of your privacy. A welcome pack was provided on arrival with tea, milk, bread and juice - which was very welcome. The house itself has all the necessities and it is a cosy, clean and comfortable house. You instantly feel at home.

We have two teenage children and although they are never off their ipads and phones they really enjoyed the holiday and the house and loved playing card games and spending quality family time.

This was a lovely place to stay and a great base to explore all that Kerry has to offer. It is close to both Tralee town and Killarney Town. We found this to be a brilliant base to explore all of Kerry's wonders - whether your into hiking or exploring the Kerry Ring and/or the beautiful Dingle Peninsula.

We had a brilliant stay at the square hole, and are planning another trip very soon. We have recommended the apartment to our friends and to anyone looking for a lovely stay in Kerry this is with doubt a great place to stay.

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Liked best: The house was very homely especially with the log burner lit at night.
Liked least: Our stay wasn't long enough - we could have stayed longer but will next time.
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Liked best: Location,cleanliness and price.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
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Schipluiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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person found this review helpful

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
27 Apr 2013
Due to the terrible weather this past 12 months our external works programme has suffered somewhat.
Mainly painting and minor landscaping etc..
However this situation is improving quite quickly and this should improve our rating level.
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