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An Riasc Bed and Breakfast

Moorestown Dingle, Ballydavid V92Y562 Ireland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 03/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Ballydavid
An Riasc Bed and Breakfast is a 4-star certified guesthouse, located in the heart of the West Kerry Gaeltacht (Gaelic-speaking area)and set amid breathtaking scenery. This charming stone farmhouse offers luxurious bed & breakfast accommodation and fine home grown and freshly cooked food in a warm, welcoming and entertaining environment.At An Riasc, we aim to provide to you, our guest, with the very best standards of accommodation and hospitality. Our location along the Dingle Way walking trail and the Wild Atlantic Way (longest coastal route in the world) is ideal for hikers and sea lovers alike. We offer 4-course dinner to all of our guests on request. Advanced booking is advised. Packed lunch and luggage transfer also available. Homemade chocolates and fresh water from our well are some of the treats which you can expect in your room. Complimentary tea/coffee and homemade biscuits on arrival. Cead Mile Failte (one hundred thousand welcomes) to An Riasc. Irish is the first language of the house but we do speak in English too:)
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Special diet menus
Walking tours
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Ironing service
Street parking
Wine / champagne
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
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Room features
Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French
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Audrey Wilhite wrote a review Jul 2021
Limerick, Ireland7 contributions4 helpful votes
This fabulous rural retreat is set between mountain and coast with fabulous views and wonderful beaches. The old world farmhouse charm with quirky painted furniture and fabulous bed and linens is a real boutique experience. Denise met us with homemade lemonade and cake which we enjoyed in the very pretty garden. It set the tone for our stay. The breakfast was a fabulous selection of the finest local produce and you can see Denise treats this business as a labour of love. While we were there Denise was interviewed by the times as her reputation is growing. My advice- grab it if you can!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Inspire428574 wrote a review Jul 2021
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I cannot recommend this B&B enough it is absolutely stunning Denise and her family are so welcoming. Our bedroom was spotless and the breakfast was the best I've ever had. The atmosphere in the house was so warm. This is my 3rd year in a row staying at this B&B and I think that says it all. its surroundings is so peaceful and tranquil. it certainly is a little gem in the kingdom.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Mike E wrote a review Jun 2021
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
An Riasc is a great B&B, welcoming, clean, spacious and in the middle of a beautiful countryside. The bedroom had everything we needed including a giant bed and windows overlooking the nearby mountains and en-suite bathroom with a shower, all well furnished and clean. The breakfast was tasty, with decent portions and locally sourced food. Denise proved to be not only a warm host, but also a great source of local knowledge. We can recommend An Riasc to everyone who wants to visit the Dingle Peninsula.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Response from , Owner at An Riasc Bed and Breakfast
Responded 9 Jun 2021
Thank you Mike and Elisa! The pleasure was all ours😁.
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A.mull wrote a review Aug 2020
9 contributions
I can not recommend this b&b enough the warm welcome from Denise upon booking, arrival and right through to our departure was second to none. The rooms are so fresh, clean and beautifully decorated with stunning views(you can see the view from my bed in the 1st picture). Denise offers beautiful breakfast with freshly squeezed orange juice and special each day, I choose to go for the special each morning and it definitely didn’t disappoint. Denise also give some great food recommendations and also the best things to do in the local area. If you visit Dingle You can’t go wrong with An Riasc.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
mwalsh26 wrote a review Aug 2020
Cork, Ireland1 contribution
Stayed here while walking part of the Dingle way. Beautiful house and bedroom. Best breakfast I have ever had in a B&B. Denise was just fantastic, gave me food and tea in the evening and sunscreen for my hike up Mount Brandon! Overall, a great experience in a stunning location.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
US$109 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about An Riasc Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to An Riasc Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Dingle Crystal (7.7 km), Kilmalkedar Church (7.7 km), and Mount Brandon (3.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at An Riasc Bed and Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and baggage storage.
Is parking available at An Riasc Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to An Riasc Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tigh Ui Mhurchu - Murphy's Pub, Tigh T.P., and Tig Bhric & West Kerry Brewery.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at An Riasc Bed and Breakfast?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to An Riasc Bed and Breakfast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kilmalkedar Church (7.7 km), Riasc (6.1 km), and Dunbeg Fort (5.9 km).
Does An Riasc Bed and Breakfast have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.