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The Brass Lantern

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two nights here and would wholeheartedly recommend it. We had a friendly and informative welcome even though we arrived late in the evening. The room was warm, clean and comfortable with everything you would expect form a B&B. After a good nights sleep we had a lovely filling breakfast which set us up for the day. The staff were...

2Thank jmckfsb
Fuerteventura, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely convenient location (just a few minutes' walk to the centre, right next to a supermarket for all those necessary "tidbits"). The beds (and linens, and duvets, and pillows) could not have been more comfy. We are five sisters who about once a year travel to Ireland together, touring the country, and have stayed at a great number of B&Bs...

2Thank suertw1
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Really enjoyed my stay in the Brass Lantern. An older lady checked us in and was so lovely. Rooms are incredibly spacious and absolutely spotless. Bed Linen was lovely and we had a great nights sleep. It is only a couple minutes walk to the town. Highly recommend this place, my only thing that I would say needs improving is...

3Thank Mary O
offaly ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I booked this very quickly as we were heading to Kenmare that day from Cork. We had our two month old with us and I just sent a little email asking if we could have a big room as we had travel cot etc. We got there and the lady that greeted us was so nice and friendly,our room was...

3Thank cocoOffalyIreland
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We were at Brass Lantern for 2 nights and had 2 rooms for our family of five which worked well. Walkable 1/2 distance to town center for restaurants and shops. Excellent location to access Ring of Kerry route. Consistent wifi in rooms helpful for my 21 year old to keep up with her online college classes. Staff were very knowledgeable,...

3Thank LaurenDM14
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This is an update. I was feeling like this place was really awful upon my arrival. My sense, after staying 2 nights, is that the owner is overwhelmed and the young girl helping out is undertrained. The breakfast was good and they were all very nice. The financial arrangement (where they want all of the payment before you sleep there)...

Thank amybel123
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This b&b was a great find. There is free onsite parking off the road which is safe and secure. It is only a 3 minute walk into the centre of Kenmare which gives it the added benefit of being quiet at night. The house has a nice open living area where breakfast is served. The rooms are large, comfortable and...

3Thank Martin T
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I could not recommend this b&b more. I'm just back from a hen night and the service we recieved was second to none here at the brass lantern. Its only a 5min walk from the town centre! The room was great, very warm and cosy and was also quite big! The shower was lovely and the bed was very comfortable!...

5Thank Maedbh P
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 26 October 2015

very happy lovely and warm grand bed tv was fine despite other reviews was a stain in carpet referred to in another review but it was obviously an accident and these things happen short walk to town for meal and back to tv into town later lovely pub and company slept really well breakfast excellent great brown bread and well...

3Thank room965789
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Good clean B&B within easy walking distance to Kenmare. Good value for the money on this B&B. clean rooms decent breakfast! The place is a little plain and dated but was good for an overnight stay! would recommend for the price

3Thank dgilmore13

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located 5 minute walk from Kenmare town centre, The Brass Lantern offers free parking, free wifi, spacious modern guest rooms and ensuites, and beautifully furnished reception rooms. Bike storage available. An excellent breakfast is served and the host is a fountain of traveller tips and hints. All rooms types available; double, twin, triple and family. Groups are also welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Brass Lantern

Address: Old Railway Road, Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: €75 - €128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Brass Lantern 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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