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The Waterfront Bed & Breakfast

Portmagee, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 8 Portmagee B&B and Inns
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Napa, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very professionally run B&B in a perfect, easy to find location in Portmagee. The room we had was very clean, quiet, comfortable, and spacious with an absolutely beautiful view. Breakfast was delicous with many good choices. Tina was a very nice and extremely helpful hostess. Would definitely return!

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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed in July for a trip to the Skelligs. Tina was warm and inviting when we arrived and went off to confirm our trip with the boat operator. In the morning she came to let us know the trip had been cancelled due to th weather. She was more than willing to find out what we wanted to do... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We only spent one night here, arriving late and leaving early. The hosts are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and neat. The sunset view through the picture window in the sitting room is spectacular. The price was very fair. Would stay here again.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Waterfront before a trip to the Skelligs in June of 2014. There's not a whole lot to say other than that we enjoyed a very comfortable room with all of the modern amenities as well as a great breakfast and very nice hosts. The view from our room was beautiful and we were... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed here on 17th - 20th June. After arrival we could choose between the twin room on the first floor, which we had actually reserved, and the triple on the ground floor. Because the 1st floor is directly below the roof and the weather was warm and sunny (fortunately!), we took the triple. The room faced the backyard with... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My room was so clean and fresh, it was like everything was brand new! Tina was so welcoming which was lovely after 3 very long days of driving. And the morning breakfast was delicious. It is worth the drive to stay at this bed and breakfast and Tina will even help you make reservations to visit Skellig Islands!

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Loveland, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This place was such a great find. The owner was so friendly, and happy to make our arrangements to go out to Skellig Michael. Our room was nice and large and clean and comfortable. All we could ask for. Breakfast puts The Waterfront over the top though as it was delicious and plenty of it. We had a lovely time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stopped in Portmagee on our way around the Ring of Kerry. The Waterfront was lovely. Tina and her daughter were very accommodating. Other B&B's had strict timelines for breakfast, but Tina was so flexible! Breakfast was delicious, as was the french press coffee, yum! While we were having breakfast, a couple was trying to take turns occupying their child... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This was a lovely place that is very close to Skellig Michael. The hostest, Tina Murphy, even made arrangements for us to take a boat trip to the Skelligs. This was one of the best parts of our trip to Ireland. Breakfast was great and there were plenty of nice touches to make the place seem special. Tina recommended a... More

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Portland, Oregon
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Very nice, clean and accommodating B&B with lovely breakfast featuring the owner's homemade bread. Although we had a back view, the front of the B&B faces a lovely and tranquil bay, resplendent with small fishing boats. The owner is very friendly and not overly zealous. Lovely stay.

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