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Murphy's Guesthouse

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18 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were excited about staying here far ahead of our trip because it had everything in its description you could want: prime location, affordable, great breakfast and right above a pub! I was worried about the last part because of the potential noise but it was very peaceful and quiet. Everything else was true. Also, not only was the breakfast... More 

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Thank JeffH1981
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Jeff , What a lovely review ! Thank you for making our day ! We are absolutely delighted that Murphy's lived up to your expectations . We hope you had an enjoyable holiday in Ireland , maybe you will visit us again sometime in the future. Best Wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Santa Barbara, California
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168 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't expect 5 stars and we were very content with what we had. Paper thin walls are an issue in Europe and unfortunately our second night sleep was ruined due to some Wa..*ker in the next room blasting the TV till 2am but that is not the fault of the location. Bar downstairs is nice but there are others in... More 

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for your review . We agree that our location is a big advantage . We would be interested to hear if you actually found a more authentic traditional bar nearby. Hope you had a good holiday ! Seán & Máire More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Murphy"s from 30th Dec 2015 until 3rd Jan 2016. Excellent accommodation, and restaurant on 1st floor. Comfortable traditional bar, staff helpful and friendly. We hope to make a return visit. Con and Mary

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Con and Mary , Many thanks for your warm words of praise . We are so pleased that everything was to your satisfaction . Best Wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Florence, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom booked this place for two nights during a family trip this holiday season. Murphy's went above and beyond our expectations! First of all, the hostess at the front desk was so cheery and friendly, which got the stay off to a great start. Our rooms were clean, cozy and were stocked with a tea kettle, tea, coffee, cookies,... More 

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Thank Kfduran4
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for your very complimentary review . We are delighted that you were so satisfied with your stay. We hope to see you again sometime ! Seán & Máire More 

Tralee, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a weekend session for a friends Birthday bash. We stopped off in Murphys for dinner, as the night ahead was going to be a long one. We were greated with a smile and even tho the eating area was busy and we had just walked in without a booking - they put together tables for us to... More 

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi David , What a fantastic review , thank you for taking the time to post it on tripadvisor. We do our best to provide a warm welcome and friendly service , thats what being Irish is all about ! Come back and see us again sometime ! Best Wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Gainesville, Florida
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41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in October and it was quite cold (keep in mind we are from Florida) - the room was cold when we arrived and had no idea how to work a radiator. Staff was very friendly and went up to the room to turn it on. Public parking lot was just down the block and the hotel was... More 

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Dawn , Thank you so much for your very positive good humoured review ! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Murphy's Guesthouse and so happy that you expressed satisfaction with our staff , room and delicious breakfast . We hope you had a great time in Ireland ! Best Wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

What an oustanding place to stay. Excellent value for money a must stay for anyone be it a family a couple or group of friends. TrDitional Irish music gives this little gem the edge as the local bands who reside at this venue are the best in Southern Ireland.The warm and friendly staff make your stay even more enjoyable as... More 

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi William , Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review. We are so pleased that everything was to your satisfaction . It is very rewarding to receive recognition for our quality traditional music which we are so proud of . Thank you also for mentioning our hard working staff who deserve great praise.... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Located in the centre of Kilarney, Murphy's guesthouse is conveniently located for the many bars and restaurants. The room was clean and comfortable. Despite its location, our room was on the 3rd floor and very quiet. The staff were all friendly and very helpful. The cooked breakfast was excellent, loads of variety (recommend the warm fruit scones) and piping hot.... More 

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Lucy , What a lovely review ! Your positive comments are much appreciated by all of us at Murphy's Guesthouse in the heart of Killarney. We are so glad that everything was satisfactory for you and especially appreciate you mentioning the good value on offer here. We look forward to welcoming you again sometime in the future. Best Wishes... More 

Hendaye, France
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

When we arrived in Killarney we were lucky to park our car just in front of the hotel which is located on one of the main streets of the town centre. Parking is free until 9AM I think, so just time enough to enjoy breakfast and check out. Reception staff was very friendly and we had nice and spacious rooms... More 

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Helmut , Thank you for taking the time to review Murphy's Guesthouse . We are delighted that everything was to your satisfaction. We pride ourselves in our hospitality , comfort and delicious breakfasts, as you rightly mentioned we are also situated very centrally. We also noted in a separate review that you enjoyed the music and fun atmosphere downstairs... More 

Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Immaculate spacious room. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The bar food was very good particularly the Beef and Ale stew. Breakfast again was superb served with efficiency. Overall Murphy's is excellent value for money and perfectly situated for the town centre shops and bars. Definitely would stay there again if in the area.

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Glen , Thank you for your wonderful review , we really appreciate you taking the time to submit it on tripadvisor . We are really delighted that everything was to your satisfaction. We agree that Murphy's is good value and in a fantastic location , in the town centre and yet only 5-8 minutes walk from the nearest entrance... More 

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