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The Anchorage

The Glen, Kinsale, Ireland
The Anchorage
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Anchorage is comfy, even if you must work a little to get to it! Up the steps, then down the steps into the house, then up the steps to the rooms. Clean, quiet, comfortable, plenty of hot water, delicious breakfast. Our sweet hostess cut up fruit for our breakfast, not normally on the menu, especially for us! Nice artwork... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I organised a group trip to Kinsale and must say that Brian McCarthy could not have been more help to me. He was brilliant and very welcoming and friendly. The Anchorage is quite central. The rooms were very spacious and spotless. All my group were raving about the place and the beautiful breakfast capped a top class weekend. Major thanks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We stayed during the Kinsale Jazz Fringe , had a fantastic time , and was made to feel welcome . Comfy and clean room with ensuite and tea n coffee making facilities . Helpful and friendly management and staff . Beautiful little harbour town , great music everywhere to suit all tastes , but never too rowdy . Easy parking... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This place is in the perfect location. The owner is extremely nice, and tends to whatever it is you may need. Everything is in a 5 min walk from the B&B. The rooms were great, very clean and spacious. wifi came in good and the bathroom was clean with plenty of hot water. I parked right behind the B&B in... More 

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Richmond, RI
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6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We arrived in Kinsale after driving all day and had no reservations. We decided to stay at the anchorage. We had a HUGE room with a balcony and a nice view. The bathroom was huge too! It seems there was a bit of a moisture issue in the bathroom but we had a great breakfast in the building in front.... More 

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Sixmilebridge, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The first thing that strikes you when you arrive at this guesthouse are the 42 steps up to it, although it was not a surprise to us as we had been made aware of it when booking. While perhaps this may mean The Anchorage is not for everybody, we found that even with two toddlers in tow it was not... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The McCarthys are so kind! Breakfast was wonderful, and the beds were comfortable. My friends and I enjoyed ourselves and knew that if we needed anything at all, we need only ask! The shower was a little confusing, but just make sure you ask about that when you check in!

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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Anchorage and quite honestly would not recommend it. Our room was tiny with precious little space to navigate around the bed. A kettle was provided but no tea or coffee accompanied it. The walls are very thin and other guests returning to the B&B In the early hours could be clearly heard. Breakfast was... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We stumbled into this B&B just hoping we would find a place close to the action in Kinsale. It is clean, quiet and our rooms were huge! The king size bed was great after having a lot of smaller sized beds on our trip. Mary, our main contact is such a character! She gave us a recommendation for a fishing... More 

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Skibbereen, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

The room was very very small.No bedside lights and one window view was the boiler flue about six inches from the window. every time the boiler started up you heard it in the room. tea coffee and kettle provided. The shower room was very small with nowhere to even put a toothbrush.The public car park was very busy and had... More 

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