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The Blue Horizon Bed & Breakfast

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Garrettstown, Kinsale, Ireland
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Ranked #13 of 54 Kinsale B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just passing through on a lovely day and decided to stay the night. This B&B is close to the beach, it faces the sea and the view from the large window in the bedroom is beautiful, you can sit outside your room and watch the sunset. there is a bar attached which was nice to have a drink... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this B&B because of it's proximity to old head with kids. It has gorgeous vistas of the beach and old head in the distance. It is not overly fancy, very beach cottage feel (also spotless). The best part is the pub downstairs that is only open to guests during the week, which was the perfect place to get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning views for cliff-top location. Close to beach. Clean, bright, comfortable room. Very helpful, friendly hosts. Great craic at the informal session in the bar in the evening (last Friday of the month). Lovely breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mary and Jimmy were wonderful hosts! We enjoyed spending time with the family chatting. They acknowledged that it was our honeymoon and made us feel right at home. We had a lovely room with a beautiful view and jacuzzi tub. They went out of their way to give us travel suggestions and help us out. This was definitely one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our last destination on a two-week trip to Ireland in June 2014 - and was a perfect ending to a wonderful vacation. We stayed for 3 nights, and I can't think of anything that could have been nicer. We are a family of three with a tall teenage son, and I reserved the one-bedroom cottage on the end... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

You will have to try very hard to beat the view from this location. Right around the corner from Old Head. Location is friendly and accommodating with an on site pub. Perhaps just a little dated but that adds to the charm. I would recommend it. Access by the typical somewhat narrow Irish roads. It is just a few minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I traveled to Kinsale due to a flight delay and happened to stay at The Blue Horizon B & B. We are so very delighted that we did. Everyone was so polite and welcoming, the room was lovely as well. Simple, but peaceful. You have an amazing view of the ocean and we were even able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

What more can I say about The Blue Horizon? Wonderful service and accuracy in the booking. A nice pub for a pint at night. Fantastic breakfast. Very close to The Old Head of Kinsale Golf Club. And lots of local knowledge for the area. I've stayed there twice and look forward to my next visit later this spring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I had the good luck of passing the blue horizon August 2014 and getting the last available room for my family. Room with a view and warm service from the owners. Great advice on the area, nice evening in the bar and a good breakfast following morning. Beautiful beach a stone throws away and good restaurants nearby.I really recommend this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We tried to book at the old head hotel, but this was fully booked. The blue horizon is within reasonable distance. The hotel has a great view, enough parking place, decent rooms and showers and a local pub. Very friendly people who really make an effort.

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