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The Anvil Bar

Main Street | Castlemaine, Boolteens, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Boolteens B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Denise C West Reading, Pennsylvania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
West Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a long day of traveling, we stumbled upon the Anvil Inn and decided to stop for dinner. We had a very nice meal and Liz, the owner, who was very busy, took the time to chat with us and discovered we had nowhere to stay that evening. She offered us a room and we gladly accepted. Our room was... More

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I stayed here overnight Tuesday 26 August - Weds 27 August 2014. The rooms were excellent as well as being spotless. The service was excellent especially from Eimear who was warm and friendly and made us feel at home. Dinner was very good and value for money. It was a pity there was no live music but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was just visiting Castlemaine for a long weekend and did not stay in the Anvil but ate 2 nights there. The food was lovely. We were made feel so welcome. The staff were so friendly especially Liz, the landlady. The atmosphere was great. there was great music provided sunday night and we really enjoyed the lovely atmosphere. If i... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absouloutly fantastic service! Liz the landlady was brilliant from organising taxis and cooking beautiful food for us, she could not have been more helpful! Great location along the wild Atlantic way just short drive to inch beach 4 miles of golden sandy coast line! Went to dingle to see fungi Down towards slea head after wards , ventry bay was... More

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County Kerry, Ireland
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner yesterday at the Anvil and I must say the place has changed alot in 2 years! I had a lot of pity for the new poor bar girl there she seemed very under pressure. It was clear last night to me and my friends that the place is UNDERSTAFFED. It took 20 minutes to get our menus... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Two friends and I arrived from Tralee and were so warmly greeted by the staff in the B&B. The food was delicious as well! We were shown our room, which was lovely and bright, although two of the lads had to top and tail, we didn't mind! The lady who seemed to run / own the place was so nice... More

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Anvil B & B was the ideal place for four ladies to stay and attend the puck fair ideally situated 3km from Killorgan.From the moment we arrived we were looked after by Liz the hostess, a very attentive,friendly and helpful lady. We felt like we knew her for years!The staff were warm and welcoming and Eimear and Ailesh were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stopped at The Anvil bar on the way home from Inch strand. The outside is very attractive and definitely was our reason for stopping. The young woman that served us was really nice and polite. The food was just gorgeous. Proper home cooked grub. Very tasty. We ate in the beer garden which does need a little TLC. We will... More

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our family of seven spent an evening dining and chatting with publican Liz at the Anvil this past June. Upon hearing that my dad was trying to chase down his Famine emigrants, she got on the phone and started calling friends with the same surname. The food was excellent and even our vegetarian child was accommodated (!) Warm and authentic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The family stopped here during our stay on the peninsula. We had driven past several times and the place is as cute as can be. The great care they take on the outside is reflected inside as well. Real Irish pub feel in a roomy setting. Food was very good - hot, tasty, and good sized portions. But, best of... More

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Address: Main Street | Castlemaine, Boolteens, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Boolteens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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