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Underwood | Rochestown, Cork Ireland, Ireland
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Glencairn Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #4 of 63 Cork B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing here are the hosts, John and Helen, they are very friendly and willing to help with anything. The room we had was very clean and comfortable but the bathroom is tiny, so tiny I'd recommend it only to people shorter than 160 cm as otherwise you constantly hit your head into something. Breakfast was ok but probably... More

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Cleveland, OH
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Helen and John are the most welcoming people! My wife and I stayed for three nights. Their house is very relaxing with a beautiful garden. The recommended places for us to visit and overall a great experience! If you are in town and need a place to rest your head, do it here!

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Pasadena, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners of this B & B were what made this place special. They were both very nice and helped us figure out what to do during our first few days in Ireland. The room itself was clean and the bed was quite comfortable. The bathroom in the room was a bit small and my husband had to crouch in... More

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Milan, Italy
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No frills, no luxury, limited space... well, John and Helen prove that an accomodation can be perfect even without those things. The place is quiet, a few km out of the city center; their house is extremely nice, the garden is fantastic, they are perfect hosts.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have read a number of the reviews on this B and B. I personally think that the most important aspect of a great B and B is the owners. The other stuff just isn't that important because if there is any little problem or need, the owners will take care of it. In our case, we were running late,... More

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Markelo, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

John and Helen made that we have two wonderful frist day's in Ierland. They give the good advice for places to been seen and eating good fish. The B & B is lovely with mutch flowers in- and outside, we loved it.

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Winneconne, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My fiance and I stayed at the Glencairn Bed and Breakfast in May 2014 on our way from Killkenny to Cork. We were going to be running late as we were on the road sight seeing all day so we had emailed John and Helen letting them know we would be running late. When we arrived they had a note... More

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Saint Charles, Missouri
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The gardens were beautiful and John and Helen were nice. They helped a lot with places to eat and how to get there. Helen even helped us find information on our family that came from Ireland. I would recommend this B&B.

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Lincoln, Rhode Island
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Lovely setting for our one-night stay in Cork - adorable house and amazing gardens. Helen and John were extremely friendly, attentive, and hands-on hosts - the house was homey and snug. Accessible to many local attractions.

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Portland, Oregon
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

John and Helen have a lovely home and are wonderful hosts. We stayed there for two nights to begin our Ireland holiday and could not have been happier. Their home is the perfect place for a getaway with family or friends. Breakfast in the conservatory is lovely and I couldn't think of a better way to start out the morning.

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Address: Underwood | Rochestown, Cork Ireland, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Glencairn Hotel Cork
Glencairn b&b

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Ours is an intimate family home. We pride ourselves on making our guests feel relaxed and strive to cater for every need and taste. There are beautiful gardens in a wooded setting overlooking Cork Harbor, activities such as; golfing, sailing, horse-riding within 5 miles, a bus into city, parking, a full Irish breakfast. We are ten minutes from City/Airport. ... more   less 
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