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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed for one night before starting the drive the Ring of Kerry and amidst the wild Atlantic way! Lovely warm welcome and clean comfortable room. Only downside was the noise of builders early morning. Obviously renovations going on with large boarded area beside main entrance. Free parking is a bit of a red herring as all parking is free overnight... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed two nights at the Fairview. While it is conveniently located and clean, it is very noisy. You can hear people walking in their rooms, talking, showering and opening and closing doors. Breakfast was ok, nothing special.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Staff were very friendly and the place was spotless. Rooms are done to a very high standard. Next time I'll try the big bath :-) Met the owner the next morning and he wanted to make sure my stay was 100%. I'll be booking here again the next time I visit Kilarney

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Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My son and I had a fabulous stay at the Fairview. The rooms were nice and the bathroom had heated floors. Tony and the staff were very accomodating. Breakfast was delicious and fresh made to order. Centrally located in Killarney . Close to everything. Would recommend This hotel.

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Bergen, Hordaland
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stayed at The Fairview guesthouse for 4 days in September 2016. We had a large room. Very quiet but no view to talk about. The breakfast was very good, but at times crowded. The guesthouse has a great location in the center of Killarney with lots of restaurants in the vicinity. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed... More 

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Thank cardiovest
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Room was cozy, best place I've stayed in Europe....Close to good pubs and bus / train station. Breakfast was tasty. Home away from home. Impressed with decor, can really tell effort is made to fell welcome.

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Thank Judy M
Portland Oregon USA
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I would recommend the Fairview guesthouse to anyone traveling to Killarney. The staff was outstanding! Especially Ann who really made our experience fantastic! Location was great and within walking distance of everything in Killarney. James the owner was also very accommodating and helping us with our every day needs . We will return.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

This hotel is super clean, old school, well cared for, and a labor of love for the husband and wife owners. The service is great. The rooms are all clean and laid our nicely depending on your number of people. Great for families, couples traveling together, and couples traveling alone. They ended up with a cancelation on the penthouse suite... More 

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Medford, New York
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This small hotel had such a wonderful charm. Owners could not have been nicer or done more for us. Just what you are looking for in a stay in Killarney! Best breakfasts than any of the other 3 hotels we stayed as you can order it fresh. We stayed in an executive room which was spotless and so cozy. Would... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Our travel agent highly recommended the Fairview and I see why. A comfortable room, though on the second floor we could hear pans banging around in the kitchen early morning. But the breakfast was the best we encountered during our trip to Ireland, which we enjoyed each day. We do not spend late evenings out, so found the television channel... More 

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Additional Information about The Fairview

Address: College Street, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: €64 - €199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairview 5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
The Fairview Hotel Killarney
The Fairview Killarney, Europe
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Killarney
#11 Business Hotel in Killarney
#12 Family Hotel in Killarney
#16 Luxury Hotel in Killarney
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“Amazing staff. Good meals. Close to activities and travel.”
 of 5 bubbles coleena745, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If the penthouse is available - ask for it”
 of 5 bubbles NickellFamilyTravel, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“there is a lift to all floors, useful for wheelchair users and heavy luggage !!”
 of 5 bubbles Shellbe1, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms we have had have been great but the upgrade to the superior rooms is worth it if it is a special trip”
 of 5 bubbles M9386JFsueh, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“A room away from the front street might be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelingHJ, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
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