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    Rockcrest House

    Gortamullin, Kenmare, Ireland
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    Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

    We had a last minute reservation and Marion happened to have a king size room available for four nights. A beautiful quiet area, with great views, and a short stroll into Kenmare. Amazing breakfast which filled us well past lunchtime and nothing was too much...More

    Thank Abigail L
    Response from davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest HouseResponded 29 June 2017

    Thank you very much for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to have you both as our guests and I was delighted to read that you enjoyed the breakfasts. I hope you will be able to visit again sometime in the future. Best regards...More

    Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for one night over Easter weekend. Great location. Five minutes walk to the centre of Kenmare. Room was spacious and clean. Breakfast was only gorgeous. And fresh baked brown bread was included. Would return if in the area again.

    Thank rdobz
    Response from davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest HouseResponded 19 June 2017

    Thank you so much for your valuable and lovely review. This is one of the rewarding aspects of the B&B business and it helps us greatly with maintaining and or improving our standards to our guests. Best regards and take care, David and Marian.

    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    This was my third time in Ireland and have never stayed in a better place. David and Marian and Folina were so wonderful that words cannot do it justice. The Rockcrest House is a beautiful HOME at the edge of Kenmare. And when I say...More

    Thank bobAtlanta
    Response from davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest HouseResponded 19 June 2017

    Thank you Bob so much for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to have you and your group as our guests and we are still talking about the lovely banter and fun we had while you were with us. Hopefully we will see you...More

    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    While the Beara Peninsula was beautiful, the town of Kenmare was not our cup of tea. That said, the Rockcrest House was wonderful. Our room was overlooking the front rock garden, with a lovely, peaceful view of the hillsides, complete w/ a family of goats...More

    Thank Rita S
    Response from davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest HouseResponded 19 June 2017

    Thank you so much for writing such a glowing review. It was an absolute pleasure to have such wonderful guests staying with us. Delighted that you enjoyed the homemade brown bread. We hope we will be in a position to accommodate you again sometime in...More

    Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

    We throughly enjoyed spending 4 peaceful nights at the Rockcrest. Our room was perfect, with enough space to relax after driving around The Ring of Kerry, Gap of Dunloe, and Beara Peninsula. Each morning we enjoyed Marian's cooked to order breakfast--I even got brave enough...More

    Thank docoffee
    Response from davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest HouseResponded 8 June 2017

    Thank you so much for writing such a glowing review. It was an absolute pleasure to have such wonderful guests staying with us for the four nights. You did so well also with the weather for your tours. We hope we will be in a...More

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    • US$98 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Kathy P
    5 March 2017|
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    Response from davidodwyer | Property representative |
    Five minute walk in over a footbridge to the centre of Kenmare from Rockcrest House.
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    Debbie H
    4 June 2015|
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    Response from davidodwyer | Property representative |
    To walk to the centre of the town of Kenmare takes 5 minutes over a footbridge.
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms are excellent. Contact Marian or David if you have any questions."
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    "No. 4 is the one with the large picture window looking out to the mountains"
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    "The triple room on the 2nd floor is spacious with a beautiful view but the bathroom has a sloped roof so..."
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    "All the rooms were great. I had a super single while the others had spacious doubles. The rooms were all..."
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