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Harbour Crest Bed and Breakfast

Rathclaren | Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Ireland
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Ranked #18 of 53 Kinsale B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Finding the place is a bit tricky! I guess we decided to explore the back country and cow paths before actually arriving!!! Which made us a bit late for our arrival! Okay very late! Nan, greeted us at the door with a smile on her face and cheer in her voice! She offered us a cup of tea to settle... More

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Heidelberg, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We stayed one night in this B&B and it really was the nicest B&B during our week in Ireland. The host, Nan, is a wonderful lady, who made us feel very very welcome with tea and delicious homemade cake. The rooms are lovely furnished and everything is clean. The view from the window is amazing. The breakfast is delicous as... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Thank you to Nan and her daughter Valerie, for making our overnight stay a wonderful experience. We were cycling around Cork, family of 7 adults and 7 kids. We were welcomed by Nan to a hot cup of tea and muffins! Yummy! Nan made recommendations to the restaurants in the local village. That night we slept great in the comfort... More

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We had a warm Irish welcome from proprietor Nan McCarthy into her lovely B&B we came to call home in Kinsale. Absolutely lovely view of the harbour and surrounding countryside. We enjoyed Nan's company immensely. We found a great nearby restaurant, The Pink Elephant. Lots of pubs in neighboring villages and fun things to do. Highly recommend this B&B as... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin, Usa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Four of us stayed 3 days in two different rooms that had a beautiful view overlooking the harbor. Nan was friendly and welcoming and serves delicious breakfast. The WiFi is accessible from the sitting room (we found that the sweet spot is when you sit in the middle of the couch) and we were grateful because it was the first... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Harbour Crest was one of my favorite B&Bs! It's set in the country with a beautiful view of the bay. Nan was one of the sweetest, more helpful hosts ever! She gave us a lot of useful restaurant and entertainment tips and served delicious snacks and breakfast food. The scones were amazing! The house is beautiful, unique, and clean. If... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Had a wonderful stay.Was a good base for our tour of Cork and Kerry. Added to many wonderful memories of our holiday to Ireland. Loved the brown bread and jam and the great welcome at Harbour Crest.Had a great meal at 'The Pink Elephant' and a lovely day out in Cobh at the 'Titanic Museum'. My husband enjoyed his golf... More

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rochester
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6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My husband and I stayed one night and got no sleep as the room was infested with mold. When we checked in we got a wif of it but thought it was our imagination. When we returned from dinner our host had turned off the heat for the night and as the temp dropped, the dampness and mold smell rose.... More

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HarbourCrest, Owner at Harbour Crest Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Upstate2, In response to your recent feedback on Trip Advisor re: your stay at Harbour Crest we would like to address, clarify and correct some of your feedback. We have always excelled in our Failte Ireland inspections and have received extremely positive feedback from our many guests. We pride ourselves on high standards of cleanliness and were most shocked... More

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Mrs McCarthy is a very gracious host! We were offered tea/coffee & little treats immediately upon arrival which was lovely. We took our tea in her sitting room which afforded an incredible view. We stayed there for only one night but it was very relaxing and comfortable. I have to admit I adored seeing the cows in the side of... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Booked 2 rooms for the beginning of April. Were travelling by car and got lost on our way to the B&B. The host (Nan) rang a few times to make sure we were ok and eventually she picked us up! She welcomed us in her house with a big hug, and she won me over. It was so late all... More

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Address: Rathclaren | Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
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