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The Tides Guesthouse

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Listowel Road, Ballybunion, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 21 Ballybunion B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Tides is a bit far from town but the service and rooms far exceeded any other B&B. John, the owner, went out of his way to make our stay wonderful. Try the pancakes at breakfast they were delicious! I would highly recommend the Tides if you find yourself in Ballybunion!

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 days in July and we can't say enough great things about "The Tides." We were impressed by how clean, spacious, and comfy our room was. Our host David and Doreen delivered, and the breakfast was top rate...try the pancakes!! A must stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in room 3 with our 6 year old and couldn't have been happier. The room was beautiful and so was the service! We were able to gaze at stars through the sky light together at night and enjoy the amazing view from our window during the day. The room was very spacious for the three of us, well... More

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Ballyduff, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant service, friendly and professional staff. You would be hard pressed to find accommodation like it in a 5 star hotel. Never a problem arranging a round of golf at the last minute and only five minutes drive to the beach, what more could you ask for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a team! David makes sure to convey their guests' wishes and Doreen fulfills them at breakfast each morning. David went the extra mile when we left property behind. He tracked us by phone and ensured prompt postal delivery of our goodies at no cost to us. We owe them another visit next time around.

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Martinez, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

David & Doreen were the quintessential hosts. Their guest house is immaculate, spacious, and they made us truly welcome. The breakfast was served by David and cooked, I presume, by Doreen. It was delicious...! The lounge area for guests is most accommodating; with a big screen TV and a modern massage chair in which to relax. We had to get... More

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East Jutland, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at The Tides Guesthouse at the beginning of our week in Ireland, what a great intro to the The Emerald Isle and its people. Good position for golf, good rooms, excellent breakfast and a host who nursed the guests just right and created a relaxed and warm athmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stay. Dave Walsh was fantastic help organising our day trips and the rest. Beautiful place all well positioned for golf and heading into town for dinner and drinks. Great breakfast. We would stay again

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Tides on our first night in Ireland. What a way to start our honeymoon. The house was impeccable and our room was amazing. David was so kind and welcoming. Our bed was comfortable and the breakfast was delicious. We will stay here again on our next trip to Ireland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We spent a night at the Tides Guesthouse last week. I don't have a single negative comment about this place. We both had the best sleep of our entire trip, the room was spotless, our hosts were two of the most genuinely hospitable people i have ever met and the irish breakfast was delicious! I have never written a review... More

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Address: Listowel Road, Ballybunion, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Ballybunion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Tides Guesthouse 3.5*
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David & Doreen Walsh await your arrival in our family run boutique Ballybunion accommodation. After the day's events relax and unwind with well appointed rooms in our luxury Bed and Breakfast facility. ... more   less 
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