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Davitts Kenmare Guesthouse

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Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
Davitts Kenmare Guesthouse
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Ranked #14 of 62 Kenmare B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Virginia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for only one night as part of a Wolfhound Adventure tour. As a single, I still got a full sized bed and room, very comfortable, beautiful rooms. Breakfast and dinner were both very good. The wifi connection was terrible but the pub next door also has free wifi and it reaches more of the hotels rooms than... More 

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phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we absolutely loved everything about davitt's guesthouse. big rooms, nice bathrooms, good wifi, fantastic breakfast! kevin checked us in and made us feel so welcome, and mary went out of her way to make sure we had the best possible stay, from offering us help with laundry to recommending great places on the rest of our journey. i want to... More 

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ireland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a very nice guesthouse -accommodation is above restaurant/bar. Check in with a lovely friendly lady, room was big (No 11) facing the street. Very spacious and clean room, comfortable mattress. I liked the very small/ but good attention to details -towels and toilet paper even folded in a simple but different design to being just folded plain. Lovely... More 

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California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed here as part of a small tour and loved it. It was very clean. The rooms are big, the beds were wonderfully comfortable, the bathrooms had plenty of hot water and offered a hair dryer. Everything was well equipped. The breakfasts were large and included in the room price--they kept us full all day! Staff was very nice.... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Have just come back from a couple of nights stay in Davitts with my wife. Knew Kenmare well from many summers spent there years ago but never stayed in Davitts before. Davitts really is a first-class venue from arrival onwards - friendly staff; huge room - booked a double but it was a triple with a large en-suite bath/shower-room. Obviously... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

four of us stay for one night in two double room, really nice large rooms and the people are very friendly, good breakfast. highly recommend and will come back again. also hope this family business keep doing well.

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Germany
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our journey around the Ring of Kerry. We absolutely loved this place. The room was huge, modern, very clean, and comfortable. We didn't want to leave! The breakfast was amazing. The best breakfast out of the 3 other places we stayed. You had your choice of a full irish breakfast, eggs, pancakes, french... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The rooms are above the bar/restaurant but we were not troubled by any noise. Rooms are large and comfortable. Breakfast staff were friendly and breakfast good. Only criticism would be at check in not a lot of information was given. This was probably as the staff also appeared to be working in the bar. Would stay again.

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Gainesville, FL
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92 reviews 92 reviews
32 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at hotel with REI group after a long and fun day of hiking. NO hot water. Even waited 2 hours after checking in to shower ... And you guessed it no hot water. Took a cold washcloth sponge bath out of sink- no other choice after a days hike in rain, sun,bogs and sheep dung covered hillsides. Really Davitts?... More 

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Davitts_11, Owner at Davitts Kenmare Guesthouse, responded to this review

Its the first time this has happened us. We had Thunder & Lightening on the evening that you were to arrive & as we have 3 Boilers it knocked out 1 so when you all arrived we had not sufficient water for everyone. We had a plumber straight away & water was back at 10pm. I explained this to all... More 

Cork
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Fantastic location in the middle of town rooms were very modern and we had a great nights sleep, we were towards the back end of the building. Room was spacious and spotless.. Breakfast was delicious and we found all the staff we met were so friendly and relaxed! Couldn't make a reservation for dinner as there were two large groups... More 

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