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Knightstown, Valentia | Ireland, Valentia Island, Ireland
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Glanleam 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bussum, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed two nights at Glanleam House and enjoyed every minute. From the convenient and beautifull house, the stories of the owner for those who have an open ear, the tea and wine at the fire place and the best dinner and breakfasts we have had in Ireland (which were all good to very good but this was special). Mrs.... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Our stay at Glanleam House was wonderful in all respects. Do go there, and don't be put off by reviews that do not take the trouble to ask the owner what she has tried to achieve with the place. The owner and her daughter (and grandchildren) were very welcoming and full of stories. The interior of the house is really... More

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Wexford, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

One cannot even walk at ease in this location,I was charged €6 to cross this ladies land via the cliffs to access the lighthouse,I had a small dog on a lead and was attacked by two dogs who were as ill mannered and as vicious as their German owner,pretty disgusting considering it is supposed to be a local tourist attaction... More

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Kilkenny
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Avoid at all costs. Whilst on Valentia island for a day trip we decided to visit Glanleam house and gardens as my mother is a keen gardener. The main gates were open and the ticket office unmanned so we continued up the lane to the main house where a watchful dog alerted the owner to our presence. We were presented... More

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Kings Lynn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Such a wonderful location, great to stay in a manor house with such a history, restored to perfection by the owner,everything about Our Glanleam stay was perfect, and the owner was so welcoming, a nice cup of tea as soon as we arrived plus a great breakfast. We were entertained royaly by the owner, All on a magical island We... More

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Canton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This place is amazing, with a brilliant history and gorgeous grounds. There are 4 or 5 houses on site available to rent. As paying guests we found the owner "Meta", in her seventies, very helpful, knowledgeable and pleasant. I'm sure my opinion of her would be different if I were to be caught trespassing, wandering about outside of the car... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

As previous comments 'Horrid owner", we ended up going in to grounds to turn around because the road down was impossible to turn round in. We did not even stop yet we had a women yelling at us and running after us. We just drove out. But, by the time we got to the gates she had locked us and... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We spent a great afternoon in these gardens. They are well worth the visit. And we found the owner delightful and helpful. We paid - I think - 10 euros for the entrance fee and it was definitely money well spent.

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Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

most comfortable houses to stay on-property. working fireplaces and the best walks in Kerry with stunning views. Meta and the family accomodate your needs. can walk into the village which is charming and relaxed. full of history and stunning planting. we were there twice ver the Springtime for lambing season - Eoin could not have been more interested in us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We stayed for 2 nights as part of our short tour of the Ring of Kerry. Meta was a very welcoming hostess and we loved the house and the way she has restored it. It has only 4 rooms and will not suit those who like modern smart hotels. However it's location overlooking the bay and the view we enjoyed... More

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Address: Knightstown, Valentia | Ireland, Valentia Island, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Valentia Island
Also Known As:
Glanleam House Hotel Valentia Island
Glanleam Hotel Valentia Island

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