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Climber's Inn

Glencar, Glencar, Ireland
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Ranked #4 of 4 Glencar B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Cork, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Booked to camp here for one night but cancelled on arrival. Not like the advertisement. Dirty and no proper camping facilities (sloping overgrown field!!). Obviously the owners are not interested in providing good and acceptable facilities. No food available on arrival except sandwiches!!! This is a disaster for any traveller who expects what is advertised. Also as an Irishman an... More

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Perth, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in to this lovely pub for a pint and we received not only an excellent Guinness each, but also met the wonderful woman who seemed to be running the bar and the post office at the same time. She was genuinely interested to hear about our heritage in the area, and offered the contacts of people to help... More

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Theys, Rhone-Alpes, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I've not stayed here but just asked for the campsite and visited it. For me, you can just call that a discharge, or a muddy swamp. There is piles of wastes all around. Toilets and shower cannot lock and are dirty. Even for 5€, it is a steal.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

To frame my review in context - our stay was 20 euros a night. (Yes, 20 euros) So bear that in mind when you scroll down to find reviews bemoaning the lack of multiple bread varieties or somesuch. Who stays at a bed and breakfast then complains about no evening meal? Seriously! I stayed with a large group of walkers... More

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Kinsale, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Stayed there recently, no evening meals, no drying room for a very wet walker. Breakfast was poor, no variety of bread, just plain sliced pan, only instant coffee,most hikers are health concious, so I would have expected a little imagination beyond a health hazard full irish.Earliest we could get breakfast was 8.45am, far too late for someone who wants to... More

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Settle, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2010

Having just hiked several miles along the Kerry Way and through the Reeks over Carrauntoohil, I expected this place to be the welcoming outdoor hub of memory - I stayed here in 98 when it was wonderful. But it's degenerated into a sad, gloomy, shabby place where the staff are either unwelcoming or have no knowledge of the activities of... More

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Peak District, UK
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2010

Maybe a long time ago the Climbers Inn was the place to stay. As others mention, it was musty, not so friendly, almost deserted and the food was soup and sandwiches. Rooms were clean. Anyone walking the Kerry Way will not be impressed at having to walk another mile (uphill) to the Glencar Hotel for dinner. Save yourself the trouble... More

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2010

Don't go to the Climbers Inn unless you want to be ripped off! On their website I one can read (quote): 'where walkers & climbers from around the world meet to enjoy traditional Irish hospitality'. I just have to laugh reading this. Maybe me and my girlfriend enjoyed the traditional hospitality during the great famine or something, but from the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2010

We stayed as a base camp for climbing Carantoohill. Its a grand spot. The bar serves qaulity pints and you can have a bit of craic with the locals. They have a pool table too. The Woman who runs it will be serving you pints until closing and then up the following morning cooking you a tasty breakfast and sandwiches... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2009

Really enjoyed my stay at the Climber's Inn, Glencar, the views, the people, overall great holiday. I must say have been all over the world and the scenery was second to none. I must definetly go back during the summer season to explore more. Stayed during quiet season but the locals made me more than welcome. The Hotel - Inn... More

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Address: Glencar, Glencar, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Glencar
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