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“Average” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Sunrise B & B

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Kilcawha, Kinsale, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #25 of 53 Kinsale B&B and Inns
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We have experienced a few B&B's in Ireland, and this did not come up to a standard we were used to in the same price range. The room was large, however the bedding was outdated, had to pay a higher price and got a room with no view. We had the continental breakfast - which was cereal and toast.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We booked a room at Sunshine B&B more than two months in advance, and informed the hostess that we will be arriving late.

Having arrived to the location, we were told that our room was given to previous guests, whose child fell ill. The hostess (Noreen) arranged for us to stay at her daughter's B&B nearby. Up to this point it was a totally acceptable solution for us. However, Noreen's behavior from that point on was amazingly rude and inconsiderate. The basic feeling was that she didn't give a damn about us.

Noreen's daughter was out for that night, so there was noone to take care of us, but Noreen's only desire was to drop us there and finish the whole business as soon as possible. Noreen informed us that we only a continental breakfast will be served, just because there is nobody there to cook. Then it turned out that the light in the bathroom doesn't work, and Noreen just brought in a small lamp, and said we are supposed to plug it in our room and use the bathroom with an open door.

When being told that the price is now too high for a B&B without breakfast and without a proper bathroom, Noreen said nothing can be done, and that she has to pay her daughter a higher price for the room - so we can just as well leave (The time was 10.30pm, it was dark, and we had nowhere to go).

After we insisted the light should be fixed, she brought the house owners to do so. We don't know what Noreen told them, but those two men arrived angry and behaved extremely agressively, making us feel very uncomfortable. At that point Noreen left, saying "that is not her business anymore". The problem was easily solved with the property owners after they realised their mistake - they even offered us to stay without pay.

The whole incidend could have been avoided if Noreen behaved differently and showed at least minimal interest in our needs. Noreen's behaviour was amazingly strange for a person who is supposed to know how to treat people. Apparently, she doesn't have a clue about it.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Glendora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Sunrise B&B, a lovely home with HUGE bedrooms, is located right by Charles Fort near Kinsale, Co. Cork. You won't believe the size of the bedrooms and each had a small sofa for sitting and reading or resting after trooping all over Kinsale and environs. The whole home is bright and cheerful, the beds were very comfortable and the breakfast room was lovely as was the sitting lounge area. The hostess, Noreen, is a delightful lady who spent time with us chatting and helping us plan our visit to the area. Breakfast was enough to keep us going for a good deal of the day. I miss those Full Irish breakfasts now that I'm home! Oh, and the view is to die for. Just beautiful! I recommend Sunrise B&B highly.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

The hostess was welcoming. We enjoyed a large, clean room with a modern bathroom en suite, and an excellent "full Irish" breakfast. The B&B is a short drive into the charming town of Kinsale, near Charles Fort, and the price was reasonable. We highly recommend this B&B to others!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

this country family run b&b is very well maintained, spick n span, beds comfortable with pristine linen..breakfast was good,with plenty tea and toast offered, shower was on the weak side but still fine.lady owner was very pleasant, would reccommend..

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

All Irish B&Bs are great, this one is no exception. Very, very clean - I've never seen such clean place. Nicely furbished, bathroom separated from the bedroom by a small corridor which was great. No tea/coffee facilities in the bedroom but I guess it was available in the living room. Fantastic view from the window where we were eating breakfast. Breakfast a bit disappointing if compared to other B&Bs where I have stayed: no fruit and yoghurt but apart of that - great. Very nice and hospitable lady owner.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011

This is where we learned that the Irish way of saying, Hello, come in" is, "You're very welcome.". Noreen is a lovely hostess - the personification of our idea of a true "Irish lady".

  • Stayed June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Kilcawha, Kinsale, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Kinsale
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Kinsale
Number of rooms: 3

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