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The Purple Heather

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Glencar Rd | Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland
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Ranked #4 of 6 Beaufort B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Cute B & b. we had to move rooms the second night because a family needed the bigger room. The rooms were very clean and comfy. Tim and Nora were lovely hosts and cooked breakfast to order (eggs, bacon etc) also cereal and juice available. Very close to gap of Dunloe and about 10mim drive from Killarney. Perfect place for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The hosts are very gentle and nice. The position is also very special near to the Gap of Dunloe and in the middle of the travel places of interest. Rooms are nice and with space. Breakfast is homemade and if you need directions Tim and Nora are always available. Excellent value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After a few problems booking a room via hostelworld (was not the purple heathers fault) we had the best stay here! Tim helps us with everything, starting with the booking problems, over a huge ammount of advices what to see in Killarney up to a transport and picking-up service for our "last minute" gap of dunloe trip. Never had a... More 

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Killarney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Tim and Nora are wonderful hosts. We arrived late the first night in rain and they had a warm peat fire waiting for us in sitting room. Tim guided us each morning to help us get the most out of our visit! Since we arrived in the cool rainy season, the bed warmers were an unexpected treat! Bathrooms were new... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We spent 6 nights at the Purple Heather and could not have had a better welcome. The room was clean and comfortable, and the breakfast excellent! Nora and Tim were excellent hosts and made us feel at home. Would certainly recommend to anyone.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Wir haben eine Nacht im Purple Heather verbracht. Das Zimmer war schön, der Besitzer Tim wirklich nett. Wir mussten bereits um 7.30 aufbrechen und er hat uns ohne Beschwerden um 7 Uhr Frühstück serviert. Die Lage war wirklich schön, von Bergen umgeben, allerdings ist es ein Stück vom Zentrum entfernt. Alles in allem waren wir zufrieden. Vielen Dank Tim für... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My daughter and I stayed two night at the Purple heather. Tim and Nora were very welcoming. The breakfasts were fantastic and started our sight seeing day out well. The rooms were clean and spacious. Having parking and WiFi also made a difference for us. We would recommend the Purple Heather highly.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

A really lovely B&B. The scenery is breath-taking. Tim & Nora are so friendly...their home is clean, comfortable and situated close to the town of Killorglin. I heartily recommend The Purple Heather as the place to stay if you are visiting this part of Ireland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Tim was very friendly and made us all feel welcome! The beds were comfy, clean rooms with tv that worked. Breakfast was lovely too. Price was reasonable and service was five star! Would stay again and definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Room small but cozy with all amenities. Spotless. The grounds are stunning. A full Irish breakfast (choice of French toast or pancakes!) is served in a lovely conservatory dining room with striking views of Ireland’s highest mountains, Carrantuohill. An excellent stay close to Ring of Kerry and Dingle. Your hosts Tim and Nora are warm and charming, the essence of... More 

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Address: Glencar Rd | Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney > Beaufort
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Purple Heather 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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