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Kilcooly's Country House

Main Street, Ballybunion, Ireland (Formerly Iragh Ti Connor)
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Ranked #4 of 21 Ballybunion B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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117 reviews 117 reviews
74 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Four of us stayed over night on the way to playing golf at Ballybunion. The hospitality was superb from the welcome guiness in the bar and learning how to pour it yourself to the early breakfast at 6.15am. The room I had overlooked the carpark and was a mini suite with a very ornate bed, almost a 4 poster.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time we stayed here and we will be back !! From the minute you walk in the door the welcome is second to none ... It's like home from home ... The dinner was great and they have a fantastic selection of wine . The staff are great and very helpful ... The location is great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kilcoolys Country House does not disappoint. It is a charming old Victorian hotel run by Joan and John O'Connor on the Kerry coast. Along with their manager, Barth,they create an atmosphere of gracious style and casual elegance. It is a five minute walk to the beach or to the the world class Ballybunion golf course. Kilcoolys is definitely a destination... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Kilcoolys fo one night as we made our way up the Kerry Coast. It was perfect. It is a stately but welcoming place which is as formal or casual as you make it. the owners Joan and John treated us like family and The manager, Barth was as friendly as can be. lots of golfers use this... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One must realize that it is an old building without the amenities of a brand new resort. Kilcooly's is best for a charming, personal experience. Pros: (1) Service: The owners are accommodating and friendly. They made it a point to go out of their way to ensure a pleasant stay to include modifying their breakfast times to match our daily... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Didn't have a reservation but it was very quiet at around 6pm on Sunday last when three of us popped in for main courses. Good food. Friendly service. Staff of four worked the bar and restaurant without a fuss. Sea bass extremely good, steak sandwich very tasty and the fillet steak was perfect. Sun-dried tomatoes so much better in a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Group of 8 guys from all over US spent four nights at Kilcooly's Country House and had a great time. Owners John and Joan were fantastic and overly accommodating. Great breakfasts every morning before hitting the links, friendly, fun bar in the evening and great food in the main restaurant. Located in the heart of Ballybunion and five minutes from... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Wonderful owners and staff, made to feel really welcome,.....Lovely big spacious room, with great facilities. the food in the restaurant was excellent, lovely Sunday lunch, compete with any 5* fine dining resturant. Something for everyone and great fresh daily specials. Great entertainment in the night with wonderful Irish music.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Travelled with 7 other golfers/friends and had a wonderful time. Nice, clean, fun hotel and restaurant. Food is very good. Service Excellent. Bar charming. Proprietor Joan is hands on with everything. Perfect location down the street from Ballybunion golf club, and down the road from Doonbeg. The town is great with a better than expected weekend nightlife, all within walking... More

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Tipperary, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I was in Kilcooly's Country House for dinner with a few friends recently. We really enjoyed our meal. The food was delicious and the staff were so friendly. It is a lovely tranquil place to go with beautiful surroundings. I will be giving Kilcooly house another visit on my next trip to Ballybunion. Would recommend highly.

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Address: Main Street, Ballybunion, Ireland (Formerly Iragh Ti Connor)
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Ballybunion
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