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Killarney, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Tim and Nora are wonderful hosts. We arrived late the first night in rain and they had a warm peat fire waiting for us in sitting room. Tim guided us each morning to help us get the most out of our visit! Since we arrived in the cool rainy season, the bed warmers were an unexpected treat! Bathrooms were new...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We spent 6 nights at the Purple Heather and could not have had a better welcome. The room was clean and comfortable, and the breakfast excellent! Nora and Tim were excellent hosts and made us feel at home. Would certainly recommend to anyone.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Wir haben eine Nacht im Purple Heather verbracht. Das Zimmer war schön, der Besitzer Tim wirklich nett. Wir mussten bereits um 7.30 aufbrechen und er hat uns ohne Beschwerden um 7 Uhr Frühstück serviert. Die Lage war wirklich schön, von Bergen umgeben, allerdings ist es ein Stück vom Zentrum entfernt. Alles in allem waren wir zufrieden. Vielen Dank Tim für...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 September 2013

My daughter and I stayed two night at the Purple heather. Tim and Nora were very welcoming. The breakfasts were fantastic and started our sight seeing day out well. The rooms were clean and spacious. Having parking and WiFi also made a difference for us. We would recommend the Purple Heather highly.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2013

A really lovely B&B. The scenery is breath-taking. Tim & Nora are so friendly...their home is clean, comfortable and situated close to the town of Killorglin. I heartily recommend The Purple Heather as the place to stay if you are visiting this part of Ireland.

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Thank Sam A
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Tim was very friendly and made us all feel welcome! The beds were comfy, clean rooms with tv that worked. Breakfast was lovely too. Price was reasonable and service was five star! Would stay again and definitely recommend.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Room small but cozy with all amenities. Spotless. The grounds are stunning. A full Irish breakfast (choice of French toast or pancakes!) is served in a lovely conservatory dining room with striking views of Ireland’s highest mountains, Carrantuohill. An excellent stay close to Ring of Kerry and Dingle. Your hosts Tim and Nora are warm and charming, the essence of...

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Sevres, France
Reviewed 18 May 2013

Nice B&B, clean and comfortable. The room was not very large, but nonetheless, all the essentials were there. The mattress could stand a renewal though. The host was welcoming and helpful. Very good breakfast. Good value for money.

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Dublin, Ireland (American)
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Charming hosts, clean rooms, and good breakfast. Would highly recommend this location to anyone traveling with a car around the ring of Kerry or who will be exploring Gap of Dunloe.

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Anderson, South Carolina
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Tom and Nora were very hospitable, helpful, and recommended Kate Kerney's for dinner which was wonderful. There were 2 of us traveling(ladies) and they made us feel welcomed, The rooms were small with 2 twin beds. The linens were wonderful and room beautifully decorated. The room served is purpose for us. Would stay here again. Great location, close to gap...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Purple Heather

Address: Glencar Rd | Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney > Beaufort
Price Range: €69 - €77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Purple Heather 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Let them know ahead of time if you need a double bed. The have twin beds and double bed rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 640bernadettet, 4 Mar 2014 | Read review
“linked rooms and a shared bathroom would be better for family with older children. rooms too small for wheelchair access in the linked rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles dexi73, 31 Jul 2013 | Read review
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