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Harbour Lights Bed & Breakfast

, Kilmore Quay, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Picton, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cycle touring in Ireland, we were one day into our trip, having come off the ferry at Rosslaire and awoke in our tent the next day to constant rain and low temperature. Arriving in Kilmore Quay we were plucked into the warmth of Harbour Lights B&B by May who gave us a choice of rooms and soon had our bikes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I spent two nights in this bright, roomy and spotless B&B. The staff were very helpful, especially the fry cook Kieran. He's writing a book about the area and gave us some invaluable local knowledge to help us get the best out of our stay. He ll answer any questions you have in a very witty manner!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

When we go to Ireland, we always go to Kilmore Quay and stay at May Bates's Harbour Lights. Meantime, it has become a home from home! The central location is nevertheless very quiet. May is a marvellous hostess who does het utmost the make her guests feel at their ease. Within reason, special wishes and requirements are graciously met.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Stayed here in St Patrick's weekend on a short coastal tour of Wexford. Only place open in Killmore Quay. Good points: Clean & central Bad points: Everything down to the drinking glasses (pink plastic cups) in the room were circa late 80's early 90's. Just felt odd. I like the give Irish B&Bs a chance to impress but this has... More 

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May B, Owner at Harbour Lights Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your stay, and thank you for your review. We would like to take this opportunity to address some of your points. We use plastic cups in the ensuite bathrooms, and there are full tea and coffee making facilities with china mugs in the bedrooms. We provide a wide choice for breakfast. Our breakfast includes a choice... More 

Saundersfoot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Stayed at HL for one night in early Nov. May and family were very friendly and helpful with directions and suggestions. My room was warm and cosy and I had an excellent shower. The breakfast the following morning was hearty and set me up for the day, which I spent meandering around the coast towards Cork. KQ is based around... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I had a wonderful stay at this B&B. May was absolutely lovely and did me a great deal (about €5 less than the other B&B's). The house has a beautiful garden and is a short walk from everything you want to see and do in the village. Can't wait to go back here some day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Lovely stay at this bed and breakfast, whilst with a group of photographers and the only female in the party. May looked after us all with wonderful breakfasts and was very receptive to our needs. The place to stay in this lovely part of the world.

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Carlow, Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

My friend and I have stayed at Harbour Lights on two separate occasions (June and September 2012). The rooms are very comfortable offering the usual facilities for drinks, television,warmth and en-suite. There is a large sitting room for guests with lots of information leaflets to plan your day. The house is spotlessly clean. Breakfast was excellent. Mrs Bates is a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

May could not have been more welcoming or more helpful. The room with en suite was great. If you are visiting Kilmore Quay this is the place to stay. May will look after you.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

May is really lovely. She works hard, will get up early to cook you breakfast before catching the ferry!( It is handy to Rosslare). The rooms are small but warm & comfortable, lovely beds & linen. We liked it so much we e-mailed ahead at the end of our trip & stayed there AGAIN !! Get May to make you... More 

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