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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Killowen, Kenmare, Ireland
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Ranked #9 of 59 Kenmare B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simpicious County Galway, 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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County Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Sydney Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this as a base to explore the area. It was perfect. The town itself is very interesting and has lots to see. We were there on a Wednesday for market and bought fresh produce for a roadside picnic on a beautiful sunny day. The house is beautiful and it is meticulously maintained. Could not fault our stay.

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Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again I stayed in Driftwood B&B, with Mr and Mrs Peter and Mignonne Williams in Kenmare - a jewel in the Kingdom of Kerry. Welcoming and spotless accommodation. This was a wonderful stay. The B&B is comfortable and extreemly clean. I took the appartment on this occassion so self-catered. Because of the glorious weather in Kerry, I was able... More

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Albany, NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We did 2 nights at the Driftwood in July, my wife and I, and our two kids (19 & 18). We arrived late afternoon, and Peter greeted us by name. The place is spotless, and everything looks new. Peter gave us a good recommendation for a place for dinner, and the town is an easy 10 minute walk. He also... More

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Cork, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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 reviews 26 reviews
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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Address: Killowen, Kenmare, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Driftwood 4*
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