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Forgefield House

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Crossroads Killowen road. Gortagass. | Roughty bridge, Kenmare, Ireland
Forgefield House
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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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25 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed for two nights while visiting the ROK. We chose it based on TA reviews for B&B’s near Kenmare. It is close to town, but not walking distance. The hosts were friendly and welcoming and responded quickly to my booking and confirmation emails. The entire B&B was comfortable and spotless and nicely decorated. Wi-fi worked well. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

It's readily apparent why this is the number 1 B&B in Kenmare. Sam and Sheila are absolutely wonderful hosts who when we weren't sure if we wanted to drive the Ring of Kerry recommended the Beara Peninsula instead which was absolutely perfect. The Irish breakfast was the most delicious of our trip and the room was spacious and light. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Stayed one night here and found the room spacious and clean. The second floor room had a lovely view out a large half dome window. Hosts are gracious and friendly. Kenmare is a nice town to explore and Forgefield House is a good place to stay while doing it!

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Round Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The Forgefield House is very clean, and Sheila and Sam are wonderful hosts. We arrived on our first day in Ireland to the Forgefield House, and Sheila prepared my wife and I tea. Both her and her husband are good conversationalists, and after a few minutes you can speak with them as if you have been friends together for years.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We booked ForgeField based on the reviews here and how right everyone was! Sheila and Sam are the most wonderful hosts and theri friendly and welcoming manner is reflected in the way they run their B&B. We were welcomed with tea and biscuits in the dining room so we got to enjoy the views straight away. Our room was spotless... More 

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Raymond, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I swear that Sam & Sheila stayed in our room until they had perfected it! They thought of every detail to make you comfortable, including actually USING your towel warmer instead of just storing towels on it like everyone else, so you stepped out of the hot and forceful shower into the embrace of a cozy towel. The sheets were... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Forgefield House, the best one from our week in Ireland. Sheila were very adorable, good service (lift to the restaurant, washing clothes...). The beds are very comfortable and the breakfast was delicious and consistent. I will return there for sure if I go to Kenmare. The best choice in Kenmare (a bit outside of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We can only add to the glowing reviews that our experience with Forgefield Inn was equally positive. We found the quiet location just outside of Kenmare perfect, as it was a very quick drive into the center of town and a good launching point for the Ring of Kerry. We enjoyed a spacious, very light and airy room for three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This B&B is amazing ! As soon as we walked in we were warmly greeted by Sam and Sheila (and Casper, of course!) who instantly welcomed us with a cup of tea and a friendly conversation. They gave us a lot of suggestions and did everything they could to make sure our stay was pleasant. They really are special hosts.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Forgefield House is a lovely B&B only made better by the very welcoming hosts, Sam and Sheila. We loved Kenmare and would highly recommend staying here when passing through. The breakfast was excellent- scrambled eggs were the best we had in Ireland! The rooms are spotlessly clean and large and airy.

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