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Waterfall Road Coolakay, Enniskerry Ireland
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#1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Enniskerry
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See why so many travellers make Coolakay House their small hotel of choice when visiting Enniskerry. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Coolakay House offer a flat screen TV.

Guests of Coolakay House are also welcome to enjoy free breakfast, located on site. For travellers arriving by car, free parking is available.

While staying at Coolakay House, visitors can check out Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood (1.7 mi) and St. Patrick's Church (1.8 mi), some of Enniskerry's top attractions.

Travellers looking to enjoy some shrimp can head to Emilia's Ristorante. Otherwise, you may want to check out a pub such as The Enniskerry Inn, Macs Bar, or McGills.

Enniskerry is also home to Powerscourt Gardens and House, a popular garden that is not too far from Coolakay House.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Coolakay House as you experience all of the things Enniskerry has to offer.

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zevik612 wrote a review Jun 2022
Giv'atayim, Israel158 contributions32 helpful votes
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Among nice scenic views we enjoyed in Ireland, we also faced some unexpected disappointments - 'Coolakay House' was certainly the worst with regard to hospitality & attitude !! - as of family travel trip, we ordered all accommodations ahead, nice looking & high rated one's along our route - we preferred to skip Dublin, so Coolakay location seemed nice as first night position for Wicklow area - photo's & views were nice & promising, BUT... upon arrival there was serious problem with the shower - NO hot water, and water stream was shameful! (the whole shower mechanism was clearly outdated) - I have immediately informed Yvonne husband who promised to come 'as soon she return from shopping'.. after nearly 30 minutes, I had to ask AGAIN and they both came with 'sour' face.. instead of suggesting any solution (or other rooms) they argued & 'barked' at us 'we had dozens of visitors, no-one complained" presenting us as 'rude' guests asking for 'luxury'.. in order to take a shower, we had to dismantle! the old shower head so that water flow is one stream like 'army shower', but at least "reasonable"... (next morning 'surprisingly' we had hot water, meaning they have not taken care to turn on water heater ahead!) - TV was kind of joke (more of computer screen hanged way up) and upon check out 'CCs not accepted' (that was NOT mentioned upon order confirmation) No need to say - stay away! (Note photo's, disappointment was much bigger as of the nice yard photos and reviews !!)
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: Skip that B&B - they lack basic attitude of hositality !!
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Patricia G wrote a review May 2022
Stuttgart, Germany10 contributions
I have to say that Yvonne is the nicest host I have met in Ireland so far. As soon as we arrived she showed us to our room. It was tidy, clean and decorated with much love. She then made us reservations at a nearby restaurant as we were very hungry from a long days drive. She goes out of her way to make her guests feel welcome. The breakfast ist great as is the location. Thank you Yvonne for making this last stop unforgettable.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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InavanBoven wrote a review May 2022
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Lovely stay at Yvonne’s. She is the kindest hostess you can imagine, she awaits you with a nice cup of coffee or tea and is genuinely interested in your trip. If you would like to go to dinner, she’ll call you a cab. Breakfast was great and the surroundings are simply stunning.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Kerryrain wrote a review May 2022
Washington State192 contributions150 helpful votes
This B&B is clean, bright and charming and runs like a well-oiled machine. It is great value for money. My room was clean and comfortable with a good shower. The breakfast room had great views. The full Irish Breakfast was delicious. The service was friendly and efficient. Yvonne is an admirable manager and worker. The view from my bed room wasn't great but everything else was off the charts. Many thanks Yvonne.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Barbara O wrote a review May 2022
Rochester, Illinois25 contributions3 helpful votes
Our stay was the perfect start to our Ireland holiday. Yvonne is a delightful host. The breakfast was perfect! Delicious, top-quality items. So enjoyable! Rooms were clean with plenty of room. Make sure to walk to the top of the hill! Unbelievable views in all directions! Worth the trek. And if you happen to catch Robert in his agricultural museum, check that out too. We got to nosy around and so glad we did. Yvonne’s tips and directions added to our trip. Lovely place with lovely people! Would certainly stay there again.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Ephraim wrote a review May 2022
Bern, Switzerland1 contribution
We had a very warm welcoming and a nice clean room with a view for 2 nights. Perfect location for trips to the wicklow mountains, where we went hiking. Yvonne is a very lovely and caring host. We felt right at home. We highly recommend this charming B&B.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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JosOudeNiedorp wrote a review Apr 2022
Italy9 contributions3 helpful votes
What a great stay we had. From the warm welcome till the departure we enjoyed the spirit of Yvonne. She is the most friendly lady you’ll ever meet. And having Kevin the cab driver showing us around from the pickup until diner added to the best stay during our hike.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Yvonne Roe, Owner at Coolakay House
Responded 24 Apr 2022
Hi Jos thank you for your very nice review it was a joy to have you as our guest
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BrigidTeresa wrote a review Feb 2022
Belfast, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
My sister and I wanted a few days away to enjoy the fresh air and meet up with friends. Coolakay was the first accommodation we looked at! It was perfect! For us everything was spot on. We loved our room, breakfast and Yvonne was the perfect hostess. Weather wise we had three of the best days in January. Glorious! We hope to return to Coolakay this year. If you need renewed do not miss staying at Coolakay!
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Julie mc wrote a review Jan 2022
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We stayed in coolakay in December for a family wedding in powerscourt. I could not recommend this b&b enough. Its super clean and comfortable and Yvonne the proprietor could not have been nicer or more helpful. 5 stars!!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jacqueline K wrote a review Dec 2021
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My sister and I were in Ireland for a week in October. Our last night we stayed at Coolakay House in Enniskerry and our wonderful hostess was Yvonne. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the grounds were beautiful. The B&B is a working sheep farm and we enjoyed our visit, and even went so far as to climb to the top of the hill for the view. In our hurry the next morning to catch a flight I had, by accident, left a necklace with a portion of my husband remains. Yvonne went out of her way to make sure I got this very important piece of jewelry back. We highly recommend this lovely B&B.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$86 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of LeinsterCounty WicklowEnniskerry
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coolakay House
Which popular attractions are close to Coolakay House?
Nearby attractions include Bray Head (7.1 km), Powerscourt Gardens and House (1.9 km), and The Harbour Bar (7.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Coolakay House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Coolakay House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Coolakay House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Coolakay House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Carpe Diem, Pink Salt Indian Restaurant, and Gelateria Seafront.
Are there any historical sites close to Coolakay House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Powerscourt Gardens and House (1.9 km), Killruddery House & Gardens (5.9 km), and Fassaroe Cross - St. Valery's Cross (4.5 km).
Does Coolakay House have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.