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Murphy's Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
18 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
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Ranked #45 of 141 Killarney B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good hotel, staff are all lovely and helpful. The rooms are clean and modern, also nice and warm. The bar's downstairs are very good we enjoyed them probably better than the rest of town. Plenty to do near by and very friendly people. I would stay here again 100%

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are going to Killarney for a night out then Murphys is the perfect choice. We parked in the car park across the road which was free after 6.30pm. The room was a decent size, with a big bathroom. I was surprised to find two extra pillows, an extra blanket and an electric fan in the wardrobe. There was... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Cannot say enough great about Murphy's, it s warm/helpful staff, their food , the location, the comfortable accommodations. Next trip will probably be in the south of Ireland only - the entire stay will be with Murphy s. The smart staff "clued" us in on the downtown parking system - it was simple for us which could be a challenge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great price, lovely breakfast, spotless room, friendly staff! Cosy and welcoming in the bar especially and great entertainment with live trad music! The heat in the room was a bit stuffy even with the fan on full! Well worth a visit and will return!

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We have just returned from Murphys Guesthouse and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending this little gem to anyone who will be staying in Killarney. Its location is perfect just on the edge of town within walking distance to everything. The room was a good size and spotless. The staff are really friendly and helpful and the music... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of staying at Murphys Guesthouse whilst I was away on business, I stayed in the hotel for 4 nights and was welcomed in, looked after and had the most memorable experience I think I have had in a long time. I am now looking at making a return trip and would only stay here as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Booked this hotel last minute and paid only €75 for a very big double room. The room was beautifully presented and very tidy. I have often stayed in hotels that weren't half as good as this and were twice the price. The lads working behind the bar were very nice and we had a great night with them. There was... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Murphy's is a nice little guesthouse in a great location in Killarney town, within walking distance of the main streets within the town. I have stayed in the guesthouse on more than one occasion and have always been happy with the service and facilities. The only downside is the noise from the street which can be very loud at night.... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Murphy's is in a great location if you want to enjoy the pubs of Killarney. The rooms are basic and clean, and prices are very reasonable. Breakfast was pretty good, but is served in the pub - we got to hear all the explicit details of the nearby (still) drunk college kids late night exploits!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I am trying to be nicer writing these so here goes...... The wifi was non existant. Could be an external issue but if you need or use wifi, it doesn't work! I was in a room that had some sort of a vent outside that sounded like a loud washing machine. It stopped from about two until seven. Breakfast is... More 

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