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Friars Glen

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Mangerton Rd | Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
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Friars Glen

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friars Glen is a wonderful B&B/boutique hotel. Great location in the national park just outside Killarney. Manicured grounds, lovely homestead, large and comfortable rooms, very high standard accommodation. Breakfast served in a beautiful sunroom facing the lovely gardens. Mary was very welcoming and helpful, lots of good advice on driving Ring of Kerry and other points of interest. Nothing was... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With two weeks in Ireland we loved everyplace we stayed, but this B&B was the best of the best! A peaceful spot with gorgeous gardens, quiet walks in the woods, spacious rooms, fantastic breakfast, and the owners and staff could not have been more pleasant. We hated to leave and will definitely return again. This is a great place from... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We traveled to Ireland, this past April, with our family. When we reached the Friars Glen we were ready for a relaxing stay and we loved it! Mary was an angel! She helped us plan our explorations for the 2 days we spent there and had a pot of tea ready for us after our travels. Bridget was a gem!... More 

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Waterford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed in Friars Glen when we married in 2008. We returned there with our two children last week. Much has changed in Ireland in the intervening years. But Friars Glen remains unchanged. The location, food,and rooms are tended with the truly personal touch - but what makes Friars Glen is the personal attention of the owners.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at this lovely B&B for 2 nights at the end our trip. It is cozy, clean and the owners make you feel like you are at home. I only wish we would have booked more nights sooner as Mary provides lots of helpful hints of where to take day trips to and where to eat!... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mary and Bridgett treated us like old friends and provided us with exceptional service. We were welcomed with tea and fresh baked raison bread. Our room was very clean and decorated like a four star hotel and the bed was very comfortable. Friars Glen is located by Killarney National Park so the views from our room and breakfast area were... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and six year old daughter stayed for several days after Easter. We used the place as a base while we explored the Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle, the park, and the sites right there in Killarney. I would give Friars Glen my highest rating if your looking for a quiet and relaxing stay. Breakfast was amazing! We will... More 

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Parma Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we entered the door we felt welcomed. John and Mary greeted us with tea and friendly suggestions for our stay. Their knowledge of the area is outstanding. Friars Glen is in a beautiful setting and the house is warm and inviting. The Irish breakfast was outstanding. Thanks to Bridget (the human GPS) we found our way out... More 

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Richmond, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, quiet setting. Home away from home. Mary and John were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable of the area. Rooms were large and immaculate. What can we say about Bridget, she's your Irish Best friend from the moment you meet her. She was helpful, funny and makes a great lemon cake. Breakfast was wonderful.

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here in 2012 and loved it, this time was no different. Stayed 4 nights May/June we were greeted like long lost friends by Mary, John and Bridget. This B&B is a few miles out of Killarney town but do not let that stop you staying You start with the beautiful drive and it opens up to a stunning house... More 

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