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Sea Gull House

Cork Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

My daughter and I stayed at this inn while visiting Kinsale. The owner, Mary O'Neil was so delightful!! Our room was clean and comfortable and located not far from any place we wanted to visit in town. We enjoyed our stay at this B & B.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Arrived on a cold rainy day nice greeting from Mary Downhill from there room was freezing (thought at least it could have been warmed up prior to our arrival ) expected a lovely Irish breakfast What we got on a small plate was miniscule scrambled egg the smallest chipolata ever hard bacon and the best bit (not) half a cherry... More 

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Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Kinsale is not to be missed. The Sea Gull is a nice quiet location. We arrived very late our first night which is a no-no. Breakfast was perfectly fine. The rooms are dated but clean and comfortable. Check out day Mary was vacuuming the room while we were still packing up which we did not appreciate.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our two-night stay here. Mary was delightful and attentive, serving up a great full Irish breakfast. A basic, no frills room which was clean and made up each day. There was no tv or wifi. We kept our car parked in a free lot about three minutes away the whole time we were in Kinsale and got around... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I spent two nights at the Sea Gull House B&B in Kinsale, Ireland. Mary was a gracious hostess and great bartender. The rooms are suitable, the location is great, and Mary is delightful. Make sure you go have a few pints in The Tap Tavern which she also owns and tends bar with her son Brian. My bartender Pat was... More 

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Thank Michael B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

It was ok. Mary was nice but very no-nonsense. The location was great, it was close to everything in town. The rooms were simple but very clean. Breakfast was very typical and hearty. I will come back since the location is hard to beat The town was lovely!

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Thank James C
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had an enjoyable stay with Ms. Mary who is funny and energetic! She instructed our husbands to carry our luggage up two flights of stairs! We stayed in a triplesingle bed room which was comfortable with quilts and wool blankets! The breakfast was a delight and if you walk down to Tap Tavern, you will see Ms. Mary there... More 

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Hampden, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed here for a night during our trip to Kinsale; as others have mentioned there was a note on the door directing us to go to the pub down the hill to get the key. We found Mary there, and she walked with us up the hill to let us in. The room was clean and simple with 2... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you are looking for fancy this is not the place for you, but if you are looking for someplace with charm and character this is it. Mary is a wonderful hostess and certainly makes you feel at home and invites you down to the Tap Tavern, which she also owns, where she could serve you a drink. The rooms... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Quaint little B&B great location close to heart of town but also very quiet, Mary's hospitality was generous and don't be surprised if you are invited down to The Tap tavern for a drink as she is the land lady down there. Best Irish Breakfast and pot of tea I experienced in all of Ireland portions are large.

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