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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Killowen, Kenmare, Ireland
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Ranked #9 of 56 Kenmare B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Paul L Cork, Ireland
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Driftwood Sat and Sun nights, Peter and Mignonne made us feel very welcome in their home, our room was really nice and spotlessly clean, with a great shower, the room was serviced after our first night,and the breakfast was great, it's a beautiful house and the breakfast room is very light and has lovely decor. I was... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at Driftwood. It is very clean and quiet. The rooms are very simply decorated but all the amenities are available. The hosts Peter and Mignonne are very kind and willing to provide their recommendations for trip ideas and destinations. It is about a 10 minute walk into town, which is nice because it gets you... More

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Colorado Springs, CO
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We enjoyed our brief stay at the Driftwood B&B. After a long day of driving, we found the B&B to be very comfortable and quite and serene. The color pallet and decorations reminded us of the beach. Peter and his wife were wonderful hosts and breakfast was delicious. We especially enjoyed the pancakes. The Driftwood is a comfortable walk to... More

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Long Beach, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

When my husband and I arrived after leaving the Waterford Castle, I was a bit let down when we arrived at the B&B for a 2 night stay. The selection was made through our travel agency at Exploring Ireland and was listed as #10 out of 55 in Kenmare on Trip Advisor. Peter was quite friendly and noticed my slight... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Writing this review on my journey home from my stay there! Loved this B&B! It is immaculately clean, extremely comfortable and homely! Very relaxing stay with a great view from the bedroom! So close to the town, we walked in and out at the night! Only takes 10mins. Peter and Magonne are great hosts! Breakfast was lovely! I'd recommend this... More

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Portland, Oregon
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26 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place was so clean you could eat off the floors! Lovely, bright and quiet. Breakfast was excellent and prepared on order. It is a 10 minute walk from town or 2 minutes drive into the village. Peter recommended some excellent walks that were very rewarding for us. Highly recommend. The bed was extremely comfortable and the room simply, but... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This place is spotless. Very clean n white n you will feel bad being messy n dirty. The host Peter is a good cook and prepared a lovely breakfast of pancakes(crepes) with fresh strawberries and maple syrup. Hubby had sausage, bacon n eggs. The bread was home made and tasted fantastic toasted n with some butter. The city centre is... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We had an excellent stay at Driftwood. Peter and Mignonn were very friendly and helpful. We were greeted at the door upon arrival by name. The entire guesthouse was nicely decorated in a contemporary style, with various pieces of driftwood used as decor. Peter told us he paints over the entire house every year. Which explained why the entire premises... More

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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Driftwood Bed and Breakfast was clean and tidy accommodation in a lovely house. Good breakfast provided with lots of options. Very friendly hosts who provided us with great local recommendations for Kenmare and the surrounding area. Would definitely stay here again.

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Hickory Creek, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The Driftwood is in an excellent location, walking distance to the City Center. The room and the entire B&B is very clean, modern, and very well maintained. Peter and Mignonne were excellent hosts. The breakfasts were very well done. Bed was very comfortable. We select our B&Bs based on Tripadvisor reviews. The Driftwood receives excellent reviews which reflect the B&Bs... More

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Address: Killowen, Kenmare, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Driftwood 4*
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The contemporary 4 star rated property is ideally situated on the edge of Kenmare and a short walk into the town. All 3 bedrooms are presented to a very high standard and all en-suite. A fine eye for detail by the owners and complimentary tea/coffee, shower and shampoo and free WI-FI ensure a very comfortable stay for guests. ... more   less 
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