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Harbour Crest Bed and Breakfast

Rathclaren | Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Ireland
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Ranked #21 of 54 Kinsale B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Göttingen
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We´ve been here several times,when our children were small and growing up, with friends and now, whenever we are in Ireland, it is part of our itinerary.We love to come back to Nan who is a real treasure , always so helpful and friendly and generous.The house and garden are beautiful and the view superb. The rooms are comfortable and... More

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ny
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After several attempts at trying to locate this place, we stumbled upon it by chance. The view from the front of the house is breathtaking but unfortunately, thats where it ends. Nan, the host was not there when we arrived so we were greeted by her daughter Valerie who was very nice. We were brought to our rooms which were... More

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding the place is a bit tricky! Watch out for the cows walking down the road, but one you get there Nan provides some of the best service in Ireland, she 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 in and made our... More

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Outer Space
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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3 hotel reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Address: Rathclaren | Kilbrittain, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
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