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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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Kansas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friar's Glen is in a beautiful setting -- very quiet and away from the hustle and bustle of a very busy and tourist-packet town. A little piece of paradise only minutes from wonderful restaurants, pubs and shops. We stayed here 3 nights in early May, 2015, and were sorry to leave. It is a wonderful oasis and it's obvious that... More 

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billings, mt
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed staying here. Mary was friendly and helpful. John is especially knowledgeable about the horticultural attractions/features in the area. We highly recommend staying here. Breakfast was wonderful every day. A relatively small lodge with international clientele. Clearly maintained with meticulous attention to detail.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mary and staff were amazing. It was like staying with family!!! We couldn't have picked a better place to stay!! The room was large and clean. The food was great!!! Everything was far far more than I could have ever expected. I could have moved in!!!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night with my husband during our stop in Killarney. Friars Glen is located right inside the Killarney National Park, and it couldn't be a better location! It's a 5 minute drive to get into town, plus there are a couple pubs within walking distance. Our room was spacious, and extremely clean, with a pretty view overlooking... More 

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Sandringham
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful B&B, in a beautiful location, hosted by beautiful people. If the hosts don't make you feel welcome (and they do), wait until you meet Bridget. You and all the other guests are the center of her attention from the welcoming cup of .... in the living room to the time you begrudgingly say good bye. Listen to her... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We can't say enough about our stay. John, Mary and especially Brigid(inside joke but you'll understand when you get there) were wonderful. You really feel like an extension of the family and both the grounds and the home are kept immaculate. Breakfast is great with a very decent selection and the occasional deer walking the property during breakfast was very... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been home over a week from our 16 day trip through Ireland and our opinions and memories of Friars Glen only grow sweeter! This was by far and above best place we stayed (out of seven) and we would recommend it heartily to any visitor to Ireland. If we could, we would rate it with seven stars! What can... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay at this B&B. Mary and Brigid were outstanding hostesses with lots of good suggestions on what to do and where to hike. The house itself is less than half a mile off the main road not too far from Muckross House, but it feels like it is off on its own with a large lawn and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We LOVED our stay at Friars Glen. Not only is it the ideal spot for exploring the stunning Killarney National Park, but Mary is the kindest, loveliest host! She was so generous with her time and conversation, giving us a full walkthrough of all the places we could go and hikes we could do in the area. Her insider tips... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is difficult to add to all the superlatives others have written, but, this B$B is truly as good as it gets. The original house was added to with a purpose built B&B addition to enlarge capacity. The property sits on beautifully landscaped acres in an ideal location, both quiet and accessible to the local attractions. Mary and John, as... More 

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