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Driftwood

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Killowen, Kenmare, Ireland
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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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean; Beds the most comfortable we've seen during our trip to Ireland; food was good and hosts were friendly and helpful and willing to please. The view of the surrounding area was very suburban; mountains were pretty in the distance. Some downsides are: didn't like the airfresheners in every room; although well meaning, the owners touched and moved our... More 

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Hi there, Thank you for the nice comments about your stay at driftwood, however the cleaner is tasked with cleaning the room to a high standard and is told to replace furniture to its correct position if moved and also to hang up clothes were possible into the wardrobe. The cleaning of the room requires maneuverability with the vacuum cleaner... More 

Vancouver
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This B and B is easy to find, has good parking and the rooms are well equipped. The ensuite was clean and the breakfast offered choices and ours meals were both very good. The location is pretty central and we got a warm welcome. Would recommend this spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stayed at Driftwood for a few days in early October. It is a lovely spot, very clean and well appointed. The hosts were friendly and helpful and made our visit a pleasure.We spend a couple of evenings reviewing our photographs in the comfortable lounge. Breakfasts were a delight in the bright dining area. The B&B is just a short... More 

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My friend and I stayed here whilst cycling around the area. The room, breakfast and location were all excellent. The owner was also extremely helpful when we needed to clean up our bikes after a run in with a road newly laid with thick tar! Could not fault.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were greeted by Peter who was a fabulous host, ready with pointers on the trip and recommendations for dinner. The room was clean and nice. Breakfast was delicious! While I enjoyed the mushroom omelette, fresh baked bread, and fresh fruit cups, my mom was thrilled with her pancakes with blueberries. Driftwood was just a short ten minute walk from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My travel girlfriend & I stayed here 2 nights while sightseeing in County Kerry. This seems like a 5 star B&B! We had 2 twin beds, large room, large ensuite bathroom, delicious breakfasts, beautiful home! The owners were both very helpful providing maps, advice, short cut driving route that only locals would be privy. We are both nurses and so... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed two nights here. I have been in a Kenmare, but was dissatisfied with my previous B&B, so I wanted to try something new. Driftwood fit the bill and was a delight. The owners were friendly and were so helpful with suggestions for our drives. Our room was great. Comfy bed, good water pressure, and hot water. Room was... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We loved this B&B. Peter and Mignonne were gracious and helpful hosts. The place is spotless and the bedrooms comfortable. We often spent late evenings with a spot of Irish Whiskey, sorting through photographs on the lovely sitting room. Breakfast was very good and our hosts helped us sort through where to go on our photo adventures. Lots of hints... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My wife and I stayed one night and absolutely loved it. Peter and Mignonne were wonderful hosts and their place was lovely; spotlessly clean with a beautiful balcony and a delicious breakfast in the morning with some friendly discussion of the day's activities. Not only was the house great, but the location was close enough to downtown to walk in... More 

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County Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My partner and I recently stayed in the Driftwood B&B in Kenmare and is also about ten minutes walk from the town centre. We were greeted on arrival by Peter who addressed my partner by name which I thought was a nice touch and he showed him the layout of the property. On entering Driftwood our first impressions was wow,... More 

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