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The Square, Kenmare, Ireland
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Rose Cottage
Ranked #39 of 62 Kenmare B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Riverside, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

We happened upon this B&B and found Maura to be a lovely and accommodating host. She cooked a special vegetarian meal for us, brewed hot water for us late at night, and couldn't have been sweeter. The beds were comfy, & the house was quiet and quaint. We thoroughly enjoyed her company and humor. If you are looking for an... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had a lovely stay at rose cottage ,which is very conveniently located for the town , which has lovely shops and restaurants, nice clean rooms in a very charming property. Our host was the delightful Moira , who was lovely, and is definitely the jewel in rose cottages crown .

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Dublin, Ireland
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Very nice B&B. Great value for money. We stayed for 2 nights in a large ensuite room and got a great price. It's right in the center of the town, close to pubs, restaurants, etc. Maura is really really nice and very welcoming. Having met Maura the personal remarks about her from some other guests below make me sad, she's... More 

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This nice cottage and the lady that owns it reminded us of old fairy tales :) Location is great (near city center but quite enough), place itself is very nice, clean and authentic, the breakfast is really good as well. Would definitely recommend it to anyone :)

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We stumbled on the town of Kenmare on our travels in Ireland. We knocked on the door to see if there was a room and Maura, the owner, was the sweetest woman. She was so friendly and accommodating and cooked a full Irish breakfast, and it was delicious. We will go back again to visit her! The room was clean... More 

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Toronto, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

The lady who cares for the b and b was lovely and very helpful. The rooms are very b and b style (old and beautiful). We had a nice and cozy stay. It is also a beautiful rock on the outside of the b and b.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012 via mobile

My family and had the pleasure of traveling Ireland last May one of our stops was rose cottage what a charming place to stay the owner was wonderful even when I locked us out of our assigned room :-) even the local handyman was pleasant we are going back to Ireland and hope to pay her another visit :-)

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United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Well what can I say. A lovely lady owns this house, which apparently used to be a Nunnery .. but no way does it have the Clover Leaf B&B approval as is lodged between the bricks outside. There was no TV in the room, and no tea/coffee making facilities. The whole place needs a good hoover, a mattress was in... More 

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west Cork
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

We've stayed at Rose Cottage at least six times in the past twelve years, making a point of seeking it out on our trips to Ireland. Now that we have moved to Ireland, we don't get away so much. We had the chance to visit Rose Cottage and Kenmare this past week for the first time in a couple of... More 

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Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2010

We stayed at Rose Cottage for one night and enjoyed the traditional ambiance a lot. The breakfast was actually the best we had during our 1-week-stay in Ireland. Our host, Maura, did even get us some fresh herbs out of her lovely garden. We enjoyed our stay at Rose Cottage a lot and would definitely recommend fellow travelers giving Rose... More 

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Address: The Square, Kenmare, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Number of rooms: 3

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