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Hawthorn House

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Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 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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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hawthorn house in what Mary calls the Honeymoon suite, which is a log cabin to the rear of the hotel! It was so beautiful with many wooden pieces of furniture and a huge bed! The privacy was very welcome. The cabin was immaculate and very comfortable. We woukd have stayed longer than 1 night had the cabin... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a very plesant stay at the Hawthorn house. The room I stayed in was like a hotel room, very spacious and comfortable. Mary was very good to take my stay at short notice and she gave very good recommendation to the sites aound Kenmare. Parking around the back was free, and breakfast was nice. Very pleased.

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Highlands, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights. Our room was very large with a huge modern bath. The WiFi is as speedy as you could ask for. The breakfast is delicious. Best of all is Mary. When my wife was feeling poorly, she told her to go right across the street to Dr. Borland. He's semi-retired, but we walked in and... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location-easy to walk to everything in town. Very clean. We had a spacious room with a comfortable bed. Breakfast was great with very good and friendly service. Nice sitting room we used when we came back late at night, just to sit quietly and talk before we all said good night. Mary, the owner, was very friendly and runs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fantastic location and very comfortable. We arrived and were shown to the back of the bed and breakfast to an apartment. it was lovely with an en suite bathroom and very quiet. The breakfast the next morning was top class and i would certainly recommend this b&b. It is in the centre of the town and within walking distance of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hawthorn house was a great place to stay. The rooms are clean and spacious. Hawthorn house is centrally located and close to great pubs and venues. The staff are lovely and very helpful! Breakfast was fantastic and kept us both full until dinner time

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Rick Steves recommendation 2015 Ireland. Reserved via email with Owner, Mary. Super easy. She was very friendly during our correspondence. You know, even though you see pictures, you don't know if you are really getting what you think you're getting? Well, this place was even better than I expected from Rick Steves, and I expect a lot from him, because... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Hawthorn House is ideally located off the main traffic street and is on the Ring of Kerry in this quaint small town. Mary O'Brien was a most helpful and friendly hostess. The room was large and clean and the bed comfortable. We couldn't get wifi in the room which was a disadvantage. Breakfasts were more than adequate but could have... More 

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Spangdahlem, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We loved our stay in Kenmare, but we especially loved this lovely B&B. It is right near downtown and a close walk to the water, but still very quiet. Also parking was very easy. We were traveling with our 1 year old son, and he ran right into the owner's arms when we arrived! The owner, Mary gave us great... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Kenmare is a great little town and this B&B was in a perfect location for exploring; quiet for sleeping but right downtown. We were in a room in the annex next door and it was huge. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom (with a big tub!) was immaculate and modern. Breakfast was great; it was a super busy morning but... More 

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