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Hawthorn House

Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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Ranked #19 of 56 Kenmare B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked this Bed and Breakfast after reading the many reviews. Kenmare is a charming town. We booked into the family room for 2 nights. Arrived and was horrified by the room. Dirty carpets but what the real problem was "the bathroom". It was disgusting! The shower was so full of mold, I was tempted to wear my shoes in there.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at Hawthorn House was excellent. Nice spacious rooms and baths. This was our first trip to Ireland and a great start. The breakfast was hearty and tasty. Very convenient to town center. I recommend this B & B.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we come back to Ireland, we will spend more time in Kenmare, and we will stay at Hawthorne House. Excellent accommodations - great beds, great food, excellent showers, quiet. Perfect location, walking distance to pubs, shops, and the dock. Mary is fabulous - let me borrow her phone twice. Can't wait to go back! Beautiful area, lovely people, and... More

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Longmont, Colorado
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18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mary O'Brien runs an amazing B&B. We stayed three nights and wanted to stay longer. Rooms were spacious and clean and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious and the location was perfect for walking to dinner and music. Mary has a great sense of humor and will give great tips for day trips.

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New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We arrived in Kenmare without pre-booking accommodation (oops) and was referred to Hawthorn House by another B&B owner when their property was full. Very happy we ended up here, the room was spotlessly clean with nice new bathrooms and an excellent shower! The breakfast was really yummy with great choices, and Mary and her daughters looked after us very well.... More

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Sylvania, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed a few nights at this property. The owner was wonderful. The breakfast fantastic. They had the best brown bread in Ireland. The house was lovely and the location excellent for day trips and the town wonderful. the rooms were good size. The linens needed some improvement.. We enjoyed this one. Thank you

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Very good value B&B, great host's, very clean rooms, good breakfast, right in the town of town with private parking which is a real bonus as Kenmare is a busy little town, plenty of good pubs and restaurants. We will stay at Hawthorn House again when we are in Kenmare

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Manhattan, KS
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We enjoyed staying at Hawthorn so much! The rooms were so comfortable and the bathroom actually had a tub! Mary was a riot and so friendly; we miss her! The breakfast was such a treat! Stay here; you won't regret it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The proprietor Mary made this one of my favorite places to stay. She made us feel like we were at home and provided top notch service. The flowers around the outside of the house were beautiful and the inside decor have a good at home feeling. The breakfast was absolutely spectacular! We hope to be back sooner rather than later

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were charmed by the appearance of the place with its surrounding flowers and even more impressed when we got insde. Mary the proprieter is a gem with a big heart and a wonderful flair for a full English breakfast. Even gave us great hiking advice for Carrauntoohil. The room was spacious and very comfortable. Can't wait to visit again!

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Address: Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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