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Friars Glen

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were delighted with the Friars Glen House, recommended by a guesthouse owner in Dingle. It was very comfortable and quiet - wild deer appeared on the lawns when they thought the coast was clear! – and was the ideal place to rest before our long drive back to Dublin the next day. It is ideally located on the edge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Friars Glen as an Atlantic weather system settled in on Kerry for the weekend, with lots of rain and wind and the odd burst of brilliant sunshine. In these mixed conditions, it was bliss to arrive at the coziness and comfort of the house that welcomed us for the next few nights. A high point was the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This b&b was easy to find but off the main road, so it felt secluded. Plenty of free on site parking. The room was a little dated but roomy and fairly clean. Breakfast was tasty and Bridget went out of her way in service and helpful advice. They did run out of a few a things at breakfast which was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! This is about as enchanting a place as you'll ever stay. Nestled at the foothills or Killarney National Park, the surroundings are absolutely gorgeous and the cottage style B&B is darling. Mary and Brigid and so kind and accommodating. The breakfast is first rate. I had an amazing Irish breakfast each morning and my wife discovered peach yogurt and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently stayed at Friar's Glen with my husband and kids during our trip through Ireland. WOW! I highly recommend staying here to everyone. The view, the rooms, the breakfasts, and our Hosts were top notch! Mary is an absolute doll! Enjoyed the time talking with her about what to do, where to go and the history of Friar's Glen.

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Davie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights at Friars Glen in June 2016. this place was an ideal location for the Ring of Kerry day trips since you are about 1/2 mile off the Ring. Also not in Killarney that is so overcrowded with tourists and in a lovely woodsy location. Our room was large and rustic furnishings. Had a king bed with a... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friar Glen is a superb Bed and Breakfast. Mary and John are the perfect hosts. They were extremely welcoming when we arrived even though we arrived after the check-in time. They were so happy to share their knowledge of the area and make recommendations of things to do and illustrated points on a map. My boyfriend proposed the day we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. We expected a B&B but Friars Glen was more like a miniature 5-star hotel. Our family booked several rooms which were larger than rooms in some chain hotels yet reasonably priced. Very clean with lots and lots of easily-accessible outlets to recharge electronics! Tastefully decorated and beautiful setting. Very quiet location, tucked away at the entrance to the national... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is the #1 BnB in Ireland for a reason. If you have the opportunity to stay here, book ASAP and you will thank yourself later!! Having stayed at other BnBs in Ireland, I can confidently say the hospitality at Friar's Glen is unmatched. Mary, Bridget, and John are such gracious hosts and will literally do anything they can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a 4 star B and B! It is a 5 star! There is a reason why Friars Glenn is number one on tripadvisor. This is the place to stay if you are in Killarney. The location is outstanding. You are in the national park making it so convenient for visiting the park, Muckross House, Torc waterfall, ring... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friars Glen is a four star traditional-style country house offering guests top quality bed and breakfast accommodation. We have ten en suite, spacious, comfortable bedrooms that are quiet and restful. We offer an extensive. delicious breakfast that includes a cold buffet and freshly prepared to-order choices to set you up for your day. Friars Glen has a homely, friendly good humoured atmosphere and with experienced advice we aim to help our guests make the most of their holiday in Ireland's South West. Surrounded by mountains and woodland, Friars Glen is located 5km from Killarney Town and within Killarney National Park, close to Muckross House and Gardens and in the centre of the Park. There are many hikes and trails from our doorstep. Friars Glen is an ideal centre for day tours to Ring of Kerry, Dingle and West Cork. For however long you choose to stay at Friars Glen we assure you of great accommodation and lots to see and do. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friars Glen

Address: Mangerton Rd | Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: $38 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Friars Glen Hotel Killarney
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