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Mangerton Rd | Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
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Friars Glen
Ranked #1 of 142 Killarney B&B and Inns
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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Friars Glen for two nights in August and what a treat it was. We were greeted by the delightful Mary. She was very knowledgeable about the area and was keen to provide us with tourist information. My girls fell in love with her two golden retrievers Sandy and Holly. It felt like home. The staff were friendly... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I spent several night here, and it was beautiful. The location is ideal for nature hikes and exploring the park. Friendly staff and clean, large room. Travel was prior to October 2013, but that's the earliest I can select.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you so much for your kind hospitality and for making our stay so special. We were greeted on arrival with delicious cake and tea and we soaked up the sun (we were lucky!) outside on their delightful patio admiring their lovely garden. Mary and John are delightful couple and just want to make your stay as wonderful as possible... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This B &B is outstanding, picture postcard location on edge of national park. Beautiful grounds and inside matches first impressions, with tea and cake welcome, large comfortable room, great breakfasts, (no lunch needed) and helpful advice on local sights, eating places etc. Plenty to do and see around the area, we could easily have stayed longer. Parking within the grounds,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent one night at Friars Glen and enjoyed every minute. The place is spotless, the staff very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was excellent with a plenty of choice and top quality products. We wished we could stay more but we had to continue our trip :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived early and tired and were greeted by tea and scones. Our nap was topped off by great travel advice and a tour of the really local Muckross House. Breakfasts were to die for with service we will remember for ever, and I learnt that I should always take a spare pair of socks to the golf course. (-:

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an outstanding Bed & Breakfast in Killarney. The proprietors of this wonderful establishment are Mary and John. They truly made us feel at home. They know Killarney well and gave us excellent suggestions for dinner and entertainment in town. They know many of the cab drivers by first name and got us a cab into town one night.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for three nights in early August. Friars Glen is in a great location and is really beautiful. More amazing was the hospitality of the hosts John and Mary. They made sure we enjoyed our stay and were more than gracious with their own time in helping us plan our day trips. Just wished we made more time there.

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Grass Range, Montana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place and hosts! John and Mary are outstanding! Friendly, welcoming, accommodating, and sincere! Because of their hospitality, our trip was a success! They are truly wonderful! Besides the excellent breakfasts, the restaurants and outdoor activities they recommended were spot on!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely respite from average hotels, mediocre service and noisy environments. Mary and John are perfect hosts, the house was spotless and the breakfasts superior in every way. We wouldn't go past it if ever in Ireland again, three nights was not enough and we will were sorry to leave. Suzanne Win

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Address: Mangerton Rd | Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
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Also Known As:
Friars Glen Hotel Killarney

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Friars Glen is a four star traditional-style country house offering guests top quality bed and breakfast accommodation. We have ten en suite, spacious, comfortable bedrooms that are quiet and restful. We offer an extensive. delicious breakfast that includes a cold buffet and freshly prepared to-order choices to set you up for your day. Friars Glen has a homely, friendly good humoured atmosphere and with experienced advice we aim to help our guests make the most of their holiday in Ireland's South West. Surrounded by mountains and woodland, Friars Glen is located 5km from Killarney Town and within Killarney National Park, close to Muckross House and Gardens and in the centre of the Park. There are many hikes and trails from our doorstep. Friars Glen is an ideal centre for day tours to Ring of Kerry, Dingle and West Cork. For however long you choose to stay at Friars Glen we assure you of great accommodation and lots to see and do. ... more   less 
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