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Shelburne Lodge

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Killowen Road | Co. Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and my mum came to Kenmare for a night and stayed in The Shelburne Lodge. Everything was beautiful about the trip from the warmest welcome from Liz and Tom on arrival, to the breakfast cooked by the lady of the house (and I mean lady) Maura. Eileen served us up the most incredible breakfast I've ever had from a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our stay at the Shelburne Lodge,lovely,friendly staff and Tom and Maura couldn't do any more for us.. Fantastic breakfast,have never seen as much choice.. Great big family room for three of us.. Would highly recommend the Shelburne lodge for anyone visiting the greater kenmare area!!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so happy that we decided to stay at this lovely historic home in Kenmare. I highly recommend you do the same if you are in the area. Tom and Maura are excellent hosts and make you feel at home, like old friends the minute you walk in the door. Tom is very informative about the home and the... More 

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Clive, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had the good fortune of having stayed here 3-4 times over the past number of years. Each and every time it has been the same, can't get any better!! PERFECT!! We had a most Fabulous stay. Tom and Maura Foley are great people!! Really very welcoming and the accommodations are truly perfect!! The house has great History and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights and were warmly welcomed with coffee, biscuits and caramelised apple crumble. The old house and gardens are beautiful and our room was very comfortable with a bath and shower. Breakfast was the best I've ever had. Such a choice I think we need to revisit to try some of the other options.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My husband thankfully found this place in our Frommer's tour book. We stayed here for 2 nights on our honeymoon and it was one of the best places we stayed at on our trip to Ireland. We had a room overlooking the garden and I loved having a bathtub and a towel warmer. Tom and Maura and their whole Family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I pre-booked this before we left Australia mainly on the basis of TA reviews. Had we known how lovely the Lodge would be, and how charming and friendly our hosts were, we would have stayed longer. The mid 18th century house is absolutely elegant and charming, but meets modern requirements. The grounds are beautiful and it is within walking distance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were very literally looking for just B&B as we were in Kenmare for a family wedding at a nearby venue. What we got instead was a lovely stay in a welcoming, charming home with a super room, really strong water pressure in the shower and the best breakfast we could have asked for. Shelburne is definitely all about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

On our drive to Kenmare we had a tire blow out resulting in a change in our plans on a gloomy day. Maura felt so sorry for us, her immediate response to our arrival was to make sure the fire in the library was burning bright and to offer tea and a snack. We knew we had come to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We spent 3 nights at the wonderful Shelburne Lodge in beautiful Kenmare. Our room was lovely, looking out on the expansive lawn area. The bed was very comfortable, and everything was clean and kept up nicely. Our hosts, Tom and Maura, could not have been nicer. From the moment we arrived, they made us feel welcomed and at home. They... More 

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