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Friars Glen

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Mangerton Rd | Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family (two adults, two teenagers) stayed at Friars Glen last week while on vacation. It was the first time we stayed in a B&B, so I was nervous thinking we would be invading someone's home. Mary could not have been more welcoming! We felt right at home. We rented two rooms to allow us to spread out a bit,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friars Glen is a large B&B/guesthouse but has an excellent family run atmosphere. John, Mary and Brigid made us very welcome and were ever helpful. A cup of tea and cake on arrival was a nice touch. We had a ground floor room and it was spacious and very comfortably furnished. The whole establishment is wonderfully decorated and is located... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We truly loved our stay at Friars Glen. First, the location is excellent. Quiet, serene and secluded (an incredibly peaceful countryside setting) yet a mere 5 minute drive to Killarney city center, Ross Castle, Torc watetfall, and Muckross House. The latter two are even a short 10-20 walk away, as is a nice pub (5 minute walk) with great food.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friars Glen is a BEAUTIFUL home with astounding gardens around it. Mary was incredibly helpful in directing us to various activities in the area. We were able to walk to dinner and to Muckross Abbey. Great showers, comfortable beds and delicious breakfasts. We used our GPS on our phones to get there and the roads were a little too narrow... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Friars Glen with my teenage twin boys for three nights in March 2015. I have only nice things to say about our stay. The location is quiet and peaceful, with deer running around the huge backyard. Yet, it's a three minute drive to downtown Killarney. We explored Killarney NP, Muckross House, the Dunloe Gap and drove the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Friars Glen is beatifully located in peaceful surroundings, and You can walk right from the front door to Muckross Castle and Abbey, and along the lake without bringing Your car. The centre of Killarney can be quite busy, and here You can enjoy the beaty of the wonderful scenery. John & Mary were extremely friendly and we can only... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed four nights at Friars Glen Country House (B&B) in mid of March 2015. It was a perfect stay, by far our best choice during our Ireland Holiday. Mary and John are wonderful hosts: hospitable, very warm and helpful. The room was cozy, the living room with the open fire place just great, deer in the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friar's Glen was the first ever B&B stay for my husband and I, and upon our arrival, it was love at first sight. The grounds are gorgeous and in a perfect location for both Killarney park & the city centre. We were greeted by Mary, one of the owners, who instantly made us feel at home with her sweet personality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a 3 night stat at Friar's Glen, and it was absolutely amazing. Sometimes, when you have such positive reviews, you run the risk of not being able to live up to expectations. This was certainly not the case for our stay. We had 16 travelers, including 6 children from 3-13. Mary and John were exceptional hosts,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friars Glen is without a doubt the best B&B we've ever stayed in ! From the moment we arrived we were warmly welcomed. And it really began with a smile and a laugh with Brigit. We warmed up in front of the log fire with a cup of tea and fruit cake (my husband ate all 4 pieces) before Brigit... More 

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