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on the Dingle Way walking route and the Slea Head Drive, Ballydavid Ireland
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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Ballydavid
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Free parking
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Free breakfast
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Sheryl wrote a review Jul 2022
Forney3 contributions3 helpful votes
Fabulous host and outstanding accommodations. Our room had a sitting area that looked out over the Dingle Bay. Although the weather was overcast and foggy, we had the best stay at Imeall na Mara. Phil, our hostess, was so very personable and charming making us feel welcome during our entire stay. The room was incredible, very spacious and completely up to date. The room we stayed in use to be the local grocery and post office before the owner remodeled three years ago. Every attention to detail was of the highest standard. Our morning meal was absolutely delicious. Be sure and take a walk along the cliffs of Ballydavid. You will not be disappointed. Thank you Phil for an excellent stay.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Room Tip: Absolutely request the ground floor with the view of Dingle Bay. Incredible!!
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traveldiva97 wrote a review Jul 2022
Fresno, California85 contributions84 helpful votes
Phil and Michael have a beautiful and very comfortable home. Very nice and accommodating. Michael has great stories.Breakfast is very good and they served us a yummy dessert at the end of a long day. Beautiful views.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Anne S wrote a review Jul 2022
Ypsilanti, Michigan12 contributions4 helpful votes
This was a wonderful place to stay before taking on the walk around Mt. Brandon. We had already decided that the shorter route made the most sense. Phil was able to give us very clear directions, and her husband Michael drove us to the starting point the next morning. Phil welcomed us with tea and homemade carrot cake, which was delicious. Our room was large and airy with a great view. Breakfast was extremely good. Great place to stay!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Gregory S wrote a review Oct 2021
Lynchburg, Virginia45 contributions1 helpful vote
Phil and Michael Brosnan have a cozy B&B with some great views of the bay right out the front door. Phil was gracious enough to pick us at a local pub after our days route on the Dingle Way Trail. She was also kind enough to drop us off at the start of our Glin North leg the next morning. She offered very helpful information concerning the trail features. To top it all off she was the one who transported our gear to the next B&B on our journey! Imeall na Mara was my wife's favorite stop on our 12 day journey on the Dingle Way. There was a special effort to have extra amenities available like shampoo, conditioner, soap and, for us Americans a face cloth also known to us as a wash cloth. The room was clean and very comfortable with a nice view of the harbor/bay. Breakfast was superior to many other B&Bs we visited... the crowning glory was the plate of warm homemade bread pudding that was brought to our table. Thank you Brosnans for a delightful experience and to Hillwalk Tours for the booking!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Mary S wrote a review Aug 2021
9 contributions1 helpful vote
This B&B is beautiful and very welcoming.The hostess is very knowledgeable of the area, especially if you are hiking the Dingle Way. It was a real treat, after a wet day of hiking, to have tea in the sunroom and be surprised with a beautiful creampuff!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Bryan C wrote a review Aug 2021
9 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at Imeall Na Mara for one night on a recent visit to the Dingle peninsula, the house, the hospitality, the location, the breakfast and the value were all excellent. I would recommend this to anyone. Thank you Phil and Michael for this little piece of paradise. Attached photo was taken at the pier.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Hugh M wrote a review Jun 2021
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Could not be better.Great room for wheelchair or disabled. Food was as good as the facilities. The location great looking out on Smerwick harbour. Teach Tairne in aice an b&b. Situated in the Kerry gaeltacht with lots of items of historical And cultural interest. Various beaches and places to eat. Lovely friendly people. Mountains in the background with the land running down to the sea. What more? Shin a bhuil be me ar ais.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Gerard C wrote a review Sep 2020
Dublin, Ireland50 contributions20 helpful votes
We stayed for a night and to say this is the most comfortable and welcoming bed and breakfast we have ever stayed in would be an understatement . It’s our second time to stay and we will return everytime we are in west kerry . Phil is a fantastic host , so welcoming to a beautiful house in beautiful Ballydavid .
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lauryn S wrote a review Sep 2020
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Lovely stay at Imeall na mara which had a beach and pub beside it was so good and cozy, lovely hosts which provided a fab breakfast! So many sites to see and great location. Allover would definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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James wrote a review Aug 2020
Rathfarnham, Ireland1 contribution
My husband and I had just done a couple of nights in a 5 star hotel and headed to this gem in Ballydavid for three nights. It was sooo far superior than our time in the 5 star hotel! Phil welcomed us warmly and showed us to our beautiful room with large ensuite. The room was scrupulously clean and had the added benefit of seating at the window with great views. We slept so well on the extra large double. The breakfast was a major highlight. Large selection on the menu and all quite delicious with Phil's sister bringing us an extra treat of 'bread and butter pudding'. On our return each day, Phil always enquired if we would like a cuppa.... so nice of her. Wishing Phil and Michael continued success with their superb B & B. Angela and Pat.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$105 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty KerryDingle PeninsulaBallydavid
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Imeall na Mara
Which popular attractions are close to Imeall na Mara?
Nearby attractions include Dingle Crystal (6.7 km), Gallarus Oratory (4.6 km), and Kilmalkedar Church (4.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Imeall na Mara?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Imeall na Mara?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Imeall na Mara?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Imeall na Mara?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Skipper Bar & Restaurant, Louis Mulcahy Pottery Cafe, and Tigh Ui Mhurchu - Murphy's Pub.
Are there any historical sites close to Imeall na Mara?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kilmalkedar Church (4.0 km), Riasc (3.2 km), and Dun An Oir (4.0 km).
Does Imeall na Mara have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.