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Friars Glen

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Mangerton Rd | Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our three night stay at Friars Glen. Mary and Brigid welcomed us with a much needed afternoon tea and immediately made us feel at home. Our lovely room was spotlessly clean and overlooked the perfectly manicured gardens. A sumptuous and delicious breakfast was presented beautifully by Mary and Brigid and special diet requirements willingly provided. Our hosts were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friar's Glen is perfect in every way. Within walking distance of Killarney National Park, it is simply a jewel. The kindness and hospitality of the hosts made us feel like old friends. Mary greeted us with a pot of tea and sweets. She told us all about the park and its attractions. Her dinner suggestions were super and she even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place to stay; don't hesitate, this really IS the best! You arrive at a beautiful house in lovely grounds with great flower displays. The welcome is personal, with tea and cakes, and a great explanation of what to see and do in the area, maps and good tips about nearby Muckross Park etc. Our bedroom was fanastic; large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just stayed 4 nights at Friar's Glen and enjoyed it immensely. The location is perfect for exploring the area, the setting is beautiful and tranquil, the room was spacious and breakfast excellent. Mary, John and Bridget were very helpful in providing information on activities - their detailed knowledge of the area was greatly appreciated. Thanks for everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I had a lovely time in Killarney and Friars Glen made it even better. Friars Glen is in a great location, you can walk anywhere in the park if your up for it, and Mary and John were very nice hosts and told us about the abbey, and how to go anywhere in the park. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well...we stayed in 7 different spots during our 12 night stay in Ireland and this was easily the nicest place we stayed during our visit. A little off the beaten path (you need to drive 5 minutes to get to the town center), the grounds are amazing, the owners were the most accommodating and friendly, and the property lends itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Friars Glen for 3 nights and we had to force ourselves to leave once our reservation was up. This gorgeous B&B is in the heart of the National Park. Mary, John and Bridgette were beyond welcoming. One of our favorite memories was hanging out by the fireplace with the other guests having good drinks and great laughs.... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, STAY HERE! - The Friars Glen is a breathtaking B&B that is secluded just within Killarney National Park; it is mere minutes from all of Killarney National Park’s treasures. You will have first class accommodations with superior hospitality. Every morning look forward to a spread of Irish breads, meats and cheeses… on top of a hardy full Irish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John and Mary do the most amazing job of running their B&B, what a find and what a stay ! We had driven 6 hours to get there and were cold, tired and hungry so it was so much appreciated to be made a nice hot cup of tea and a piece of cake all while sitting in front of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed ar Friars Glen for 3 nights .It is in a fabulous spot in the National Park Our hosts Mary & John were warm & welcoming & Bridget, who served us an amazing breakfast every morning ( best baked goods!) gave us great tips & maps for our daily trips through Kerry! The native deer that wandered across the... More 

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