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The Blue Horizon Bed & Breakfast

Garrettstown, Kinsale, Ireland
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Ranked #12 of 54 Kinsale B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside looked a bit old and weathered, but it is on a headland. But inside, the rooms were comfortable and warm. I could hear people above walking about, but not too bad. Room and en suite good size. Comfy lounge with views of the bay, that's where you had to sit to get wifi. There was a bar... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mary, Alice, and the rest of the family at Blue Horizon made our stay very special. What a beautiful setting, and Mary was very attentive. She even arranged a very special tour for us involving potatoes... Breakfast was great, and the rooms were very comfortable. Our group from Houston highly recommends Blue Horizon. We can't wait to go back.

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Long Beach
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived in Kinsale, we started following our GPS to Garretstown, which we thought was an area in Kinsale. It is, but about 7 miles out on the top of the hill overlooking the ocean near Old Head Golf Course and a big surfing area. Once we got over the shock of being so far out of town, we... More

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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family of five stayed for three nights. It has a lovely location with view of the sea and green acres. The beach is 300 meters from the hotel. Beds were breakfast were OK, but not more. It was a nice stay. Compared to the other B&B we visited, it was clearly of a lower standard, but this also was reflected... More

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Newcastle, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place, nice and quiet, fantastic hosts Mary and Jimmy made us feel very welcome great insight into local things to do. Wonderful breakfast, great views from rooms, all up an incredible place to stay.

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Mary and Jimmy were great hosts. The whole place is clean and food is good. It's nice to have a pub on site, but it wasn't loud or inappropriate for families with children either. It is a bit away from Kinsale but the beach and views from the B and B are the trade off. The room views were amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Summary: Ocean view is awesome, clean, decent breakfast, Mary and her husband were very accommodating. I had to cancel and rebook in the last minute but they were able to squeeze us in. Location: The ocean view was worth every penny. This B&B is in Garretstown that is 7 miles from Kinsale. Make sure to visit Kinsale. Room: Clean bed... More

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Palos Heights, IL
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15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Our family of 11 recently stayed at the Blue Horizon B & B. It was our children's first experience at a B & B and Mary was very welcoming. We arrived late on a Sunday and knew that there was no food available. We had lots of snacks and fruit and Mary supplied milk from the bar. We were invited... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

What a great location for our stop in the Kinsale area. Good size, clean room with beautiful views of the water. Jimmy provided helpful info on the area and fun conversation. Mary provided a good breakfast and was friendly and helpful as well. We discovered we have the same surname in our family line, so I've claimed her as a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

With a warm welcome from Mary, we started our relaxing stay at the Blue Horizon. After a day of driving, we arrived to a sunny room with a wonderful view of the coast and sea. The room was spacious and very comfortable. In the morning, Mary greeted us with a warm breakfast and made sure we had everything we could... More

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Address: Garrettstown, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
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