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Friars Glen

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Mangerton Rd | Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
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Geelong, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

There are not many B&Bs where you can watch deer graze as you enjoy a full Irish breakfast or relax in the evening in front of a "turf" fire.Friars Glen is such a place and much more.A lovely country house in a very scenic location with super friendly and helpful hosts make Friars Glen a wonderful Irish experience.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

My sister and I were traveling in Ireland, we heard good things about Friar's Glen and almost didn't get in on time. Well, when we arrived we were happy at first glance. quaint natural looking cozy bed and breakfast house in the fresh air of the woods. Mary greeted us and made us feel very welcome and made sure we... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We spent 4 days at Friars Glen and found it exceptional. Mary & John have a beautiful, clean, inn in an ideal location. The room was spacious, the bed comfortable and the bathroom clean and updated. The common areas are clean, comfortable and welcoming. The breakfasts are generous and delicious. Brigid is personable and a wealth of knowledge for what... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Friars Glen is truly an oasis after leaving the hustle and bustle of Killarney. The Inn is in the country and you truly feel like you are escaping. We were warmly greeted by Mary and were shown around the Inn. It was sold out when we were there but never felt cramped or crowded. Both Mary and Bridget were helpful... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We visited back in April and had a super time! Very comfortable and clean rooms with a tremendous Irish breakfast and homemade everything. Wonderful, knowledgeable and courteous hosts- could not say enough nice things! Stay here!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This country guest house is a beautiful, well appointed lodging in a perfect location with gracious hosts who do everything possible to make their guests feel comfortable and well cared for. Breakfast is an experience in itself. There are several lovely choices and Mary & Brigid's gorgeous baking is unforgettable. Each morning we had a perfect view of the local... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I would recommend Friars Glen in a heartbeat! Mary, John, and Bridget are so friendly and helpful. We couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. Breakfast was fantastic, the rooms were amazing, the location was perfect, and the hospitality was incredible. The location is so close to the park, and we easily spent about 2 days exploring the park... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Wonderful stay!! Mary offered us tea upon our arrival and gave us great directions for the following day to drive around the Ring of Kerry. Location was lovely and super close to Jarvey's Rest (good food and Irish music/dancing). Breakfast was super yummy the following morning with lots of selection. Great stay - just wish we could have stayed a... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The first thing we noticed on arrival, aside from the gorgeous building and grounds, was the generosity of our hosts. John offered us tea and snacks right away, then gave us a comprehensive lay of the land before showing us to our rooms. Throughout our 4 night stay, John, Mary and Brigid were very generous and made sure we were... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Almost didn't come to Killarney as it has a reputation as a ticky tacky tourist trap kind of place. Rick Steve's doesn't give it any mention in his books on Ireland. This is a shame because Killarney National Park is spectacular (and I noticed is the #1 visited place in Ireland per TA). When I found Friar's Glen on Tripadvisor,... More 

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