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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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Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This B&B was an outstanding example of authentic Irish quality on every level. The accommodations were very comfortable and clean. Mary and her staff were wonderfully polite and helpful....even to the point of arranging our next nights stay in Dingle after a reservation we thought was in place failed. The setting was flowers and mountain views and although just 5... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights last Fri & Sat and only sorry we did not stay a 3rd night - rooms spotless - excellent breakfasts to set you up for the day - location and scenary just beautiful - the lovely Bridget who looked after us so well and the owners John & Mary what a fabulous B & B you... More 

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Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Background: Family of 3 including a very active 3 year old toddler boy. Toddler is well behaved although he can have his days. Location: 5 minutes drive to town, in the heart of the Killarney National Forest. Within walking distance of the The Jarvey's Rest Traditional Irish Pub. Secluded location, quite, beautiful. Very close to Muckross House and Torc Waterfall.... More 

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McDonough, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed three nights with Mary and John at this lovely bed and breakfast. They and their staff could not have been any more helpful to make our visit to the area perfect, and they were an absolute delight. The property was immaculate, our huge room overlooked a manicured lawn dotted with flowers, the breakfast was scrumptious with quite a few... More 

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Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed 1 night at Friars Glen during our Aug 2013 Ireland vacation. We stayed at a different property each night of our stay. Friars Glen was my wife's favorite lodging during our trip. She really liked the B&B/inn/lodge and really enjoyed talking with Mary. Mary had a friendly and yet somehow 'upscale' vibe about her. It... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

John, Mary, and Bridget made our stay here delightful last summer. Beautiful property with quiet, comfortable rooms and outstanding breakfasts. My wife and I made an error in setting up a tour and with the help of Mary and Bridget they were able to get us set up to do the tour the following day. Could not have been more... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My wife and I went here on vacation and found this B & B to be terrific. John and Mary were great and tended to our every need including finding local bus tours and where to eat. The lodge is located right in the Killarney National Park and there is nothing like waking up and seeing wildlife walk across the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My mother, sister, and I had the privilege of staying at Friars Glen for 2 nights during our journey through Ireland this summer and it was absolutely one of the highlights of our trip! The reviews are not exaggerated. The breakfast is excellent, the hosts couldn't be more helpful, and the location is perfect (even without a car!). I highly... More 

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Sydney
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Friars Glen for the 5th time and have already booked to come back this year. From the moment you walk through the door, sit by the fire and have tea and cake with Mary or Brigid - while John helps with your luggage, to the moment you depart, you feel you have stayed with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Wonderful breakfast, beautiful location; Brigid will give you good directions and great ideas for places to explore. The room was huge, and comfortable. There is even a drying room for boots, in case, like I did, you step in a bog. Loads of hiking nearby, and excellent restaurants. Lovely place, we intend to go back.

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