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Woodlands House

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Cappagh | Bandon Road, Kinsale, Ireland
Woodlands House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us recently had the pleasure of staying in this lovely B&B. The rooms were quiet and beautifully clean and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfast was as one would expect in such a lovely home, beautifully cooked and presented.

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Solon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were 8 of us on a golf / touring trip to Ireland from the US. We had a two day stop at Woodlands while we played Old Head. The place is cozy, clean and the owners are delightful. The breakfast is great.. there is a menu not just a set breakfast.. that's a big plus. the only criticism would... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Valerie was very prompt and helpful with the reservation process. Valerie and Brian were very welcoming when we arrived. The accommodations were spotless (!), comfortable, good sized and quiet. The house is within walking distance to the city centre however taxi service is readily available if needed. Pretty view of the harbor from the front of the house. We were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nice place Good nights sleep Walkable ( not super close) to downtown- that has some advantages now that Kinsale is so busy Consider a taxi back from visiting town Valerie remembered that my wife had dietary restrictions- gluten and dairy- so that was great and thoughtful Would stay there again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Had a great stay at Woodlands House. Valerie met us and was very friendly and incredibly helpful, assisting us with bookings for the airport and wedding venue for the next stay. The house is immaculate and well located for Kinsale. It's a 5 minute walk down the hill, a 10 minute walk back up but straightforward and my pregnant wife... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stayed only one night but the stay was very pleasant. The accommodations were excellent. We wished we were able to stay longer. The facility throughout was spotless. The "full Irish breakfast" was good. Food was served hot and was served promptly. The grounds were very attractive. Our hosts were pleasant and helpful.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were in Ireland for 10 nights and stayed in Adare, Killarney, Kinsale, Kilkenny, and Dublin. The Woodlands House was, by far, my favorite b&b from our trip. The interior was lovely. Rooms 5&6 were spacious and comfortable. Valerie and Brian were so friendly. Their home is absolutely lovely and VERY clean. Valerie is very particular and holds a high... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My wife and I spent 2 nights here in May 2015. Valerie and Brian have an excellent property at the top of the hill, an easy walk into the town of Kinsale. We were warmly welcomed and found all facilities and breakfasts to be excellent.

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights. Cannot fault this B & B in any way. We were warmly welcomed. House is spotless and Brian and Valerie very friendly and helpful. The room was spacious, comfortable, well equipped and very clean. Breakfast was well cooked with a good variety and very tasty. It should be rated 5 star by the agencies! Good value... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is a lovely house in a quite area, spotlessly clean, with lovely grounds a credit to the owners The owners however seemed a little aloof in our opinion. Our room was smallish and this is borne out by the fact the door hit the end of the bed every time you opened it. The wardrobes were half size as... More 

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