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Forest of the Roses

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Ballyganeen, Feohanagh, Dingle, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very pleasant stay made extra special by the genuine hospitality of Jimmy (the proprietor). Jimmy is a fantastic cook and pastry chef and has spent many years in the hospitality industry in America. He could not do enough for us. When staying at Forest of the Roses, you get so much more than the obvious. Info on the area based... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our first trip to Ireland and we visited Dingle and stayed at Coill an Rois at the recommendation of a friend. The long driveway towards jimmy's Pink House is pretty neat and has that Irish country feeling. The surrounding confirms that we're experiencing every bit of Ireland. We felt very comfortable with Jimmy right away - it felt... More 

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Puurs, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being welcomed by Jimmy he presented us with a short info session about the Dingle peninsula. Also, upon request he provided us very useful information about what to see and where to go on the Dingle peninsula for local food & music. Anyway, this is a sure place to visit when you are in the area. We were sad... More 

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Arundel, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a family of four checked out ahead of us, I could hear the daughter exclaiming how much she appreciated Jimmy making her feel so at home during their three-day stay. He had made special gluten-free foods for her and she had confided to us in Dingle that she would love working there herself. Our experience was similar. Jimmy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, Jimmy and his nieces were so welcoming; we had a cup of tea and scones five minutes from walking in the door! We stayed three nights and we left with a bag of homemade cookies. Jimmy is a wealth of information having grown up in the area, and was able to suggest many places to... More 

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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Completely forgot to leave a review and actually feel terrible about it - that should give you an idea of how welcoming Jimmy is. From the start to the end of our stay, Jimmy was awesome throughout. Helpful in recommending things to do and places to visit, and a totally awesome breakfast to boot. Each day he'd load us up... More 

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jimmy and Noreen were excellent hosts. They were able to provide great information on attractions to see and things to do - they were also very enjoyable to be around! The beds were comfortable and the breakfast was splendid. *FYI* - this B&B is about 10km from the city of Dingle. We enjoyed the country setting, but it's definitely not... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me just start with this ......Jimmy, the owner, is amazing. But he is just a part of what makes this place a great stay. Our room and bed were both very comfortable and allowed us to truly relax when we needed to. The water pressure in our shower was perfect (this is important for girls with long hair)! We... More 

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Mbarara, Uganda
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

One word to convince you to stay at Coill An Rois: Jimmy! He is a wonderful man and runs the B&B with class and dedication. We travelled as a group of three with two vegans, and he went ahead and made vegan muffins, vegan cookies, and amazing fruit plates for breakfast. It is about 10 minutes drive outside of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We spent a single night at Jimmy's on our walk on the Dingle Way. We were welcomed with afternoon tea and Jimmy's homemade cookies and muffins to refresh ourselves. He is indeed a competent cook and baker. Very delicious! Jimmy later on took us to the pub down the road where we had dinner and then walked back. We then... More 

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