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Ard na Sidhe Country House

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Caragh Lake | Killorglin, Caragh Lake, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 2 Caragh Lake B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Columbus, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at many nice hotels in England, Wales, and Ireland in May and the Ard na Sidhe was our favorite. Initially we were concerned when we used Google maps to look at the small road it was on, but when we actually drove to the hotel, the road was better than many small roads we had... More

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limerick ireland
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21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so looking forward to our stay!Downhill from there. The garden rooms have none of the character of the old house. Dinner was ok, no atmosphere may suggest some soft clasical music so you don't have to listen to other conversations. House is beautifully furnished and the setting is outstanding, but it just lacks that something. Breakfast was ok nothing... More

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Olathe, Kansas
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After driving for the first time overseas on a long trip from Dublin, we arrived at about 8pm very tired and hungry to this paradise by the lake. The hotel is a bit off the main roads and you had better have good directions or a gps to find it. The hotel is a converted mansion situated on a very... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a magical place we booked one night & stayed two now that says it all so peaceful just what we needed---Debbie & her staff are so friendly & we loved meeting Willie who tends to the gorgeous gardens --I will send him the fishermans prayer as promised what a gem he is ---the chef there is super the meal... More

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Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We headed to Ard Na Sidhe for a romantic two night getaway on the 16th of May. We had seen lots of reviews etc on it an could not wait to get there. It's setting is amazing right in the lake snug between all the trees it's so quite and peaceful a perfect escape from everyday life. We checked in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We booked into Ard na Sidhe 7 months ahead of time as I noted it was a small country inn. The directions to it from their website are really quite accurate but I must admit it is a bit of a challenge to find and it is a very narrow and remote road into the hotel. Once you are there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Magical setting, magnificent scenery, really peaceful - no mobile phone coverage so they let you use the phone in your room for free - nice touch. The hotel furnishings, ambience and friendliness of staff was all excellent, the service could be a little sharper. Our room was bright, modern and very comfortable with access to the garden, unfortunately on our... More

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Holmdel, New Jersey
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We visited this lovely hotel for tea the end of May. Its setting in the quiet countryside is gorgeous. The rooms are elegant and comfortable. The tea with scones, sandwiches, parfaits, etc. was amazing (now I know the joys of clotted cream). Next time, we'll stay over.

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Our family spent two nights at Ard na Sidhe during our two week vacation in Ireland this August. Hands down, this was our favorite place. The staff was very warm and accommodating and Jennifer, the manager, was an outstanding representative of the property. Everything about the experience was memorable--the rooms had lovely views, comfortable beds and bedding, and all the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Exquisite property, perfect service. Idyllic. My mother and I stayed at Hotel Ard na Sidhe for two nights out of our two week trip through Ireland, and they were by far our best. After arriving late one night, the staff was more than accommodating in showing us two room choices, and then serving tea and scones to relax us from... More

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Address: Caragh Lake | Killorglin, Caragh Lake, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Caragh Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ard na Sidhe Country House 4*
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Ard Na Sidhe Hotel
Ard Na Sidhe Killarney
Ard Na Sidhe Country House Ireland/Caragh Lake

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Ard Na Sidhe Country House is a delightful 18 Bedroom Victorian style manor house, built by Lady Gordon in 1913. The house is beautifully situated on the shores of Caragh Lake in the scenic county of Kerry in the south west of Ireland. At Ard na Sidhe, an ambiance of graceful elegance is combined with the luxury of modern comforts while retaining an old world enchantment with its collection of antique furnishings and paintings. Ard na Sidhe offers a perfect retreat in the heart of the Kerry countryside. ... more   less 
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