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Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
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Indialantic, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Stayed 2 nights in beautiful and peaceful Lough Gur Desmond Lodge. The rooms and beds were very comfortable and clean with lovely views of the countryside. Bridget was an excellent hostess, she gave us many helpful tips for planning our day trips and making the most of our short time. Breakfast is outstanding and the tea and biscuits every afternoon... More

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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Lovely lodge facing the lake. Bridget is most hospitable and helpful, on top of her bubbly and kind disposition. The beds are most comfortable: firm mattress, fluffy pillows, clean and luxurious linens (high thread count) making it our best sleep during our trip. The cooked breakfast is very good. There is a pub just down the lane which serves good... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Exceptional room, exceptional location, exceptional hospitality, exceptional breakfast - this is a B+B amongst the best you will find. Our stay was fantastic. What a find! Thank you so much Bridget for making it so special. J and S, Brighton.

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I am not sure if Limerick is the right place to stay in if you wish to explore the Ring of Kerry and the south western part of Ireland. Perhaps Killarney might be a better choice. Anyway my family and I spend 2 nights in Desmond Lodge B+B in the outskirts of Limerick and we have no regrets. Desmond Lodge... More

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Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We couldnt have been happier with the service and comfort that Bridget supplied at Desmond Lodge. Exceptional breakfast, spotless room, and Bridget has a lot of local knowledge and is very proud of her adjacent Lough. The Lodge is in a lovely position overlooking the Lough with lots of bird life. We wish we had the time to stay longer

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Graz, Austria
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This was by far our best B&B experience we have ever had. Bridget is a wonderful and warmhearted lady and took great care of us. When we arrived I was sick due to some bad mussels. Bridget took care of this with traditional Irish medicine. This was more than you can ever expect from a B&B. The breakfast was delicious... More

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North Fork, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Desmond Lodge at Lough Gur is a wonderful accomodation and the hostess Bridget is exceptional. As a decorator, I can be fussy about my accomodations but Desmond Lodge will not disappoint. Great food, great location and just a special place.

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Portland, Oregon
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Desmond Lodge in beautiful Lough Gur, County Limerick, is one of the nicest B&B's that I've visited during many trips to Ireland. Contributing to Desmond Lodge being special is its location looking out over Lough Gur, a magical place with ancient stone circles, neolithic wedge tombs, and a historic museum at the lake (open during tourist season). But the key... More

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

A very particular place to stay. Desmond Lodge is an enchainting place in front of a peaceful lake in a lovely green landscape. The owner of the B&B was very kind and helped us in everything we needed, starting from the information to reach the place up to our wishes for breakfast. Remember the GPS doesn't find this place... follow... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

We stayed in Desmond lodge. The standard of accomodation is excellent. We booked it at the last minute, the hostess was so friendly and helpful nothing was a problem, the location beside the lake was spectacular and the breakfast was very wide and varied. All in all a great stay and if we are in the area again it will... More

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Address: Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Limerick > Limerick
Number of rooms: 4

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