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Forgefield House

Cross Roads | Roughty, Kenmare, Ireland
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Forgefield House
Ranked #1 of 56 Kenmare B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first stay at this B&B in Kenmare but it won't be our last visit. The host and hostess were very pleasant and helpful. Their home is beautiful and in the country so quiet and peaceful. The rooms are very large as are the bathrooms. The breakfast was very good and filling. The host and hostess made some... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 nights with the Kempe's in their lovely B&B. Traveled with other family members, so we had 2 rooms. Spacious, squeaky clean rooms with en suite. Wonderful breakfast - and Sam and Sheila are welcoming, warm, helpful and accomodating. So incredibly quiet - had the best night ever. It's definitely a bit outside town center - we had car... More

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Halifax, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at Forgefield House for two nights. The room was clean and spacious and the bed was large and comfortable. Our hosts, Sheila and Sam, were very warm and friendly. We enjoyed delicious breakfasts while watching kitties and bunnies playing in the field behind the house. The location is a bit outside of Kenmare, but... More

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Houston, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family (mom, dad, brother) and I stayed with Sam & Sheila (& Casper the dog) on June 2- June 5. We checked in later than expected, but it was no problem. Sam & Sheila were soft-spoken but absolutely accommodating. The stay was splendid and I could type a book, but I'm going to break it down into points so... More

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Henderson, NV
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Sheila and Sam run an efficient and friendly operation. Sheila waited up late for our arrival and helped us find a late-night bite. Our room was enormous and quite clean, although the odd shower/bathroom combo took a minute to get used to in the morning. The breakfast room is really picturesque, with a view out into the country. The fresh... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband and I and another couple spent three nights at Forgefield House. Sheila and Sam were wonderful hosts! They were welcoming, friendly and helpful. Our rooms were large with good-sized bathrooms. The beds were very comfortable, and we even liked the pillows! (This was the only B and B that had softer pillows.) The food was delicious, and we... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed (3 of us) at Sheila and Sam's place for four nights in May 2014. We had two upstairs rooms and shared a bathroom which was perfect for us. Great location and the breakfasts were fantastic. Also, they both provided some great tourist information, even making phone calls for us to help out with bookings. Thanks to Sheila and... More

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Dubai, UAE
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Sam and Sheila go out of their way to ensure you are completely satisfied. Their dog, Casper, sold me on this booking. Casper is a quiet and laid back friend that greets every guest with kindness. The accommodations are excellent, the bathroom even came with a heated towel rate...ahhh nice touch. Breakfast was fantastic with many choices. Sam and Sheila's... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
9 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My husband and I were fortunate to spend an evening at the Forgefield House in September. Sam and Sheila are superb hosts, they honestly could not be nicer! We arrived late in the afternoon on a Saturday after a busy first day in Ireland and were greeted by Sam, Sheila and their delightful dog. We were given a spacious, bright... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
67 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We were given the downstairs wheelchair friendly room and wow what a beauty. A warm friendly atmosphere in a lovely location with lovely hosts at the helm. PROS; Oversized, spacious room. Luxury & comfortable king sized bed Excellent value for money CONS; No shower screen so bathroom can get a bit of water spray.

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Address: Cross Roads | Roughty, Kenmare, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare

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Our home is set in some of the most scenic areas around Kenmare. All rooms are individually furnished with personal comfort in mind. There are 2 family en-suites with super king beds, 1 en-suite king bed, 1 double, & 1 twin with shared bathroom. There is also TV, hospitality tray, slippers, and hairdryer in each room. We offer a wide choice of traditional or continental breakfast which can be eaten on our lovely elevated deck with stunning views weather permitting. ... more   less 
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