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Smerwick Harbour Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
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Ranked #8 of 10 Hotels in Dingle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014
Anne O County Cork, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The plan was a two night stay but to be honest one night was more than enough.Had trouble with the location so I rang the hotel several times and no reply .Got directions and eventually found it .The receptionist was very rude and actually made us feel very unwelcome.The room was freezing and we were told they were trying. To... More

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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A sincere thank you to Catriona and all the staff at Smerwick Harbour Hotel for making our group of 25 ladies feel so welcome last weekend.The attention and service provided by all the staff was excellent;;from check in, rooms, dinner and breakfast.We enjoyed a wonderful dinner on Sat evening and very good breakfast ;fresh fruit, juices,cereals, delicious homemade bread and... More

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The hotel was worth the expense and I would return if I come back to Ireland. The location was acceptable and the drive into DIngle was nice. The Staff was extraordinary and a pleasure to deal with. The Restaurant and Bar were very, very nice. The only complaint was the TV. They are a bit outdated. We only had two... More

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Cork
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Dingle is justly famous for it's stunning scenery. The town itself is also well served by excellent hotels and restaurants. Unfortunately Dingle does not do cheap. You will pay dearly for everything from bed and breakfast, restaurant meals, and hotels. However if you take a little drive out the Dingle peninsula you will find a reasonably-priced and hospitable hotel... More

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Tralee, Ireland
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16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I stayed at the Smerwick Harbour Hotel with my family last weekend. We were a little worried by some of the reviews on here, but decided to give it a shot as it looked like excellent value. We were certainly pleasantly surprised - the hotel isn't a 5 star, but it doesn't pretend to be, and it could do with... More

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Catherine C, Manager at Smerwick Harbour Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Randwharton Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, your positive feedback about the staff and the atmosphere is very welcome, we have a great team here and we try to provide a warm welcome and help people in whatever way we can during their stay. I take your comments about our TVs and this is one... More

Ireland
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We booked for 4 nights, on arrival the receptionist/owner insisted we had booked for 5 nights. She kept insisting but said she would change the booking and not charge me. I said I had a copy of the booking but she kept insisting she was right. We decided to stay 1 night, we were shown to a filthy room with... More

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Catherine C, Manager at Smerwick Harbour Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Blue Ireland, Thank you for your feedback, it is disappointing that you did not enjoy your stay at the Smerwick Harbour Hotel, I was the person that you dealt with on check in and check out and I am surprised that you did not bring the long list of issues that you had with your bedroom to my attention... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Stayed in the Smerwick Harbour Hotel for 2 nights. Due to the Dingle marathon taking place on the same weekend, all accommodation in Dingle town was booked out. My first major gripe was that we chose the Smerwick due the proximity to Dingle. As per their website… ‘Welcome to Smerwick Harbour Hotel, a small friendly hotel located on the Dingle... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

At €69 i suspected this was going to be basic . No hot water for a full hotel of marathon runners is disgraceful. I thought my skin had gotten sallow but it was the brown water i had shaved with !! Hotel manager tried to charge us for a bottle of wine that we didn't have our meal. Got refunded... More

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Cork
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17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This hotel is a real mixed bag, I read the reviews before we went there and have seen the hotels response stating they are a budget hotel with basic facilities so to be honest I wasn't expecting much, just a place to bed down for two nights with the kids on a short break. This hotel has some real good... More

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Just back from 2 night stay, I can honestly say that for the money we paid I found it very good. Rooms are dated but clean, breakfast both mornings was a bit haphazard, slow, but the staff were lovely. Adam who seemed to be there all the time and nollaig in the bar, and the other girl in the bar... More

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Additional Information about Smerwick Harbour Hotel

Address: Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Dingle Peninsula > Dingle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Smerwick Harbour Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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