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Blindgate House

Certificate of Excellence
Blindgate Street, Kinsale, Ireland
Blindgate House
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

It's been a few months since I travelled around Ireland with my mother, and yesterday someone asked me where was the best place I stayed... the answer was Blindgate House because everything was perfect. Both my mother and I can highly recommend it. We arrived in Kinsale without a booking for accommodation and found the owner extremely friendly and she... More 

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Waconia, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We loved Kinsale. Our room was very large - the owner said that it was an upgrade because she had given our room to someone else. The walk into town was downhill - going back was a little more challenging but OK. Very nice breakfast. The owner must not have been having a good day when we were there -... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great stay while in Kinsale. The rooms were nice and clean and rather large. The bathroom was clean and a good size (which is sometimes hard to find while in Ireland). Great breakfast to go along with it. The owner was very pleasant to talk with and very helpful with giving out directions and recommendations for food and tours.

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Rotorua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Great location a short walk from town down the hill. Great rooms with large and comfortable beds . Everything worked well but need to upgrade to flat screen tv's after all is 2014. Very pleasant host helpful and accommodating Has a very comfortable guest lounge for a quiet read Plenty of parking

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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed for three nights in mid-June. The room and hospitality were excellent...comfortable, quiet, excellent breakfast. Maeve is spectacular...it was quite warm so she found a fan for our room. We asked for ice the first night, and found some every night when we arrived back. And she provided excellent advice on local attractions. If we return to Kinsale, and... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This B & B is well worth finding and like a previous reviewer, I was directionally challenged getting there. In desperation I called Maeve and she came straight out to find us! What a wonderful service. The house is spotless and in a quiet area above the town of Kinsale. It is a easy walk to all the wonderful cafes,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We absolutely loved the two nights that we stayed with Maeve Coakley at her wonderful Blindgate House. Maeve pays attention to detail and we loved getting to know her on our stay. The rooms are amazingly large, very accommodating. Quiet and clean. What can I say? We will definitely recommend everyone to stay at Blindgate House. The building and rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The hotel feels like an intimate bed and breakfast. It's just a short nice walk to the village. Our room was very large and quiet. The king bed was perfect, the bedding lovely, the down pillows devine! Maeve the owner and innkeeper prepares the morning breakfast, which was delicious! She was driving into town and even gave us a ride... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Blindgate House. The room was large, and the bathroom was ample and clean. Great shower. Breakfast was great, and the service was polite. Be warned! It is a difficult climb from the city center. My husband and I are in our 30s, and it made our legs burn going up that initial hill.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Blindgate House is attractive, with new, smallish rooms (compared to the other lodging we had on this trip). There is a good-sized parking lot. Breakfast was very nice. Be aware that Kinsale is VERY hilly, and Blindgate was way up the hill from the city center, where the restaurants and pubs are located. You'll get your exercise, since it isn't... More 

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