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The Moorings Guesthouse

Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
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Ranked #4 of 8 Portmagee B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms are beautiful, impeccably clean and large. The staff were friendly and helpful (booking us a taxi). Expensive for a family of 4 with teenagers, but my dad has stayed here many times and always enjoyed it. For a Michael Skellig trip you just walk out of the door and over the road, so it's as close as you... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed there for a trip to the Skelligs for two nights. The owner gave us a free upgrade of the room which was very clean, quiet and with seaview. Breakfast was full irish and included in the room prize. The attached pub is very cozy and dinner there was delicious.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the best guesthouse....best food.....best pub. this is the place to holiday. thank you all so much. The owners went out of their way to make you feel wanted. Please do take the time to see the area, it is so pretty and the folks are very friendly. I do hope to return. thanks again for a holiday that will not... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in mid July. Lovely food in bar, variety of tasty options for breakfast. We didn't book a sea view room but bedroom was neat and clean. We booked a ferry to Skellig Michael and would recommend anyone in the area to include this trip in their visit. Ferry leaves at 10am and returns about 3pm.... More

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31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the lovely port of Portmagee on a sunny Saturday afternoon. The Moorings guesthouse/bar/restaurant is center stage in the village overlooking the sea with the island of Valentia a few hundred yards from shore. I had hoped to travel out to the Skellig Islands the following day, but it was not to be, as there was a sea... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

What a lovely sea view guesthouse this is. It is spotless, modern, cosy and very welcoming. We stayed just one night as we were on a short trip. Owner made us feel very welcome - asking us about our plans and if we were ok for everything. Lovely bathroom products too - I wouldn't normally mention these things but it... More

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Stayed here for 2nights B&B. Excellent food. Best breakfast I have had in a long time. Fab fresh homemade scones and granola. Everything down to jam was home made. Even had kippers on the menu. Had bar food on arrival and that was also excellent. Bar staff and breakfast staff were friendly helpful and efficient. Great value for what we... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This wonderful guesthouse is located in the heart of the harbor town of Portmagee. The owners are wonderful people, very helpful and friendly. Rooms were small but complete with all the amenities one would want or need for your stay. We stayed two nights to have access to locations around the area. Food was delicious in the restaurant, breakfast included... More

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15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here in early June 2014. The room was spacious, comfortable and clean. The attached restaurant facilities were very good and the attached pub quite enjoyable. During our stay, we used the hotel as base as we toured Valentia Island & the Skellig ring. We also took the boat to Skellig Michael, which was the high point of our Ireland... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

On a tour and stopped in to be able to get the boat to Skellig first thing in the morning. Well the rooms are fine and the food excellent. If you are a photographer get up early and go out the back door around to the dock for some excellent reflective images of the waterfront.

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Address: Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Portmagee
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Overlooking the village's busy working harbour and just 30 seconds walk from the pier where boats leave for the Skelligs every morning, there's simply nowhere more convenient to base yourself when you stay in Portmagee. You can dine downstairs in The Moorings Restaurant, renowned for its seafood, and end your evening in the award-winning Bridge Bar, famous for Irish music, dance and hospitality. ... more   less 
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