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Murphy's Farmhouse

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Boolteens | Castlemaine, Boolteens, Ireland
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great surprise to turn down the main road and find Murphy's Farmhouse. The rooms were very comfortable (small bathroom but fine!) - with lovely views of the fields, great linens, all things good. The breakfast was delicious. The family was very nice. It was just fabulous. And a very good value. Loved it!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I visited with my partner and parents. We had a large room, which was very nice with a single and double bed and a room with a larger washroom with a double bed. All of us slept well. Breakfast was okay but there was a tour group mini-van staying too (so it felt less intimate than the other b&bs) and... More

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California Desert, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

On the way to Dingle this farm house sits on a small country road just behind Murphy's pub. Mrs Murphy is the best hostess. She called around town to find us an open restaurant for dinner. The room was large and comfortable. We had a king bed and a twin for my daughter, plus a sitting room, a vanity and... More

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Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, enjoy the rest of the holiday More

Illinois City, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Murphys farmhouse was more expensive than other options so we thought it would at least be standard quality. Food was great, but beds and bathrooms were bad. We did not get what we were quoted for on the phone and were one bed short. also the 'double' bed was tiny and rock hard and only suitable for 1. ( 4'... More

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Concord, NC
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33 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Murphy’s Farmhouse is, as its name indicates, a renovated farmhouse, located in a quiet location set back from the highway heading to and from the Dingle Peninsula. Our room was clean, quiet and comfortable with a modern bathroom, but……when I went to take a shower, I could get no water to flow. After running out of ideas about how to... More

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

A lovely homely B&B with 3 generations of the Murphy Family between the Farmhouse and Murphys's Bar. Very helpful and a nice place to base yourself for a couple of days of sightseeing around Kerry. A freshly prepared breakfast each day, fresh pastries, eggs and bacon stocked us up for the day. Visit the cows out the back in the... More

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Seattle, WA
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

I recently stayed at Murphy's with a posse of family members - we occupied 4 rooms total, and it was great! The rate is very agreeable and the owner, Mrs. Murphy, couldn't be more hospitable or charming. And she's a great cook! Breakfast was one of the best we had on our trip. Down the street the pub (also named... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Our stay at Murphy's was almost fantastic. The room was comfortable, the breakfast was delicious, and the staff was very friendly. Unfortunately, a couple of key things went awry and made our stay much less than it could have been. First, the wireless internet was unreliable at best, and was not working for the entirety of one evening/night. While this... More

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Mary501, Manager at Murphy's Farmhouse, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us! It's a shame you didn't tell us about the Internet connection until you put it on trip advisor we didn't know about it, I have asked all the other guests about it and they're all happy with it. Re- shower, there was nothing I could do about it at the time but offer... More

Glastonbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stayed at Murphy's Farmhouse during a recent trip through Ireland. WE found it to be an awesome experience for us and for our teenaged kids. The Farmhouse was clean, comfortable and had a lot of charm. The heat worked very well and the showers were excellent. It was one of the most comfortable B&Bs that we stayed at in... More

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Denver, Colorado
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Nice B & B on the way to the airport from Dingle. Great location, clean, and comfortable. Just off the main road, it is quiet and makes for relaxed setting. Warm breakfast menu had several choices and was cooked to order. Petrol station was just up the way, so we could fill before returning rental car.

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Thank you for your comments, glad you enjoyed your stay!!! More

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Address: Boolteens | Castlemaine, Boolteens, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Boolteens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Murphy's Farmhouse 3*
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Description: Murphy's Farmhouse is a sixth generation dairy farm nestling at the foot of the Slieve Mish Mountains on the Dingle Peninsula. The farmhouse is ideally located for touring the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula, as Castlemaine village is the gateway between both areas. This traditional and comfortable farmhouse is renowned for its friendly welcome and excellent cuisine providing an extensive range of breakfasts to choose from which will satisfy the most discerning of food lovers. You can look forward to refreshments on arrival. Murphys Farmhouse has 14 en-suite bedrooms with television, tea/coffee making facilities, electric blankets and king size beds. It is ideally located for organised tours. Transport is also available. Location: Murphy's Farmhouse is located 150 metres from Boolteens village where guests can enjoy the local entertainment and music in Murphy's Bar. Boolteens is located along the Dingle Peninsula road 1km from Castlemaine village. For the golfing enthusiast Murphy's Farmhouse is ideally located as it is within a 30 minute drive from the following world renowned golf courses, Killarney, Ballybunion, Barrow, and Dooks. Walking is another activity that the area is proud to offer, Murphy's Farmhouse is perfectly situated for the Kerry Way and the Dingle Way walking routes. For the visitor seeking a more leisurely holiday, Inch Beach - Blue Flag Awarded - provides over 3 miles of safe sandy beach. Kerry Airport - 7 miles. Shannon and Cork Airport - 2 hours drive. Tralee and Killarney provide train services - 20 minutes drive. ... more   less 
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