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Nederland, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to Ireland for our 25th anniversary. We had spent a few nights in other cities, including a not-so-pleasant experience with a B & B. Hawthorn House restored our faith in B&B traveling. Mary was incredibly welcoming, stopping just short of hugging us upon arrival. The place had ample parking, which was nice because we wound... More 

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Everett, Washington
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice B&B right in town. Just around the block from everything. Ample parking, but wifi could have been stronger. Great price and breakfast. Rooms are well appointed. The host was very friendly.

Thank Sean T
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We spent a great couple of days at the Hawthorn House in Kenmare. It's conveniently located, just on the edge of the 'downtown' area across a fairly busy street from some shops. Nice parking in the rear, the room was fine and pretty 'airy', breakfast was good, and Mary was a great hostess. There's a nice cozy common area on... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Beds and rooms especially comfortable, breakfast was wonderful and served with nice little touches and friendly service from Mary O'Brien and her staff. Mary is a very welcoming hostess, and the B&B is very well situated in walking distance to everything in Kenmare. There is ample parking behind the house. We enjoyed our stay in Kenmore very much.

Thank rkreed
Victoria, Texas
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Great location on a main road across the street from the main shops and pubs. Breakfast was good with good choices and plenty to eat. Staff were great: helpful, easy to work with. The room was large by European standards, and the bed was good. The bathroom was OK. The carpet was very worn, but the 60's decor was otherwise... More 

Thank Mary G
Lexington, Kentucky
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

Mary O'Brian was a wonderful hostess. Her welcome was warm and sincere. She made us sorry to be leaving after only spending one night there, but we had to get on with our self guided tour of the Ring of Kerry. Our room was a nice size and quite comfortable. The location is within a few minutes walk of local... More 

Thank Ted T
Velez-Malaga, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Reading through the reviews of Hawthorn House you will see regular complimentary comments about Mary. They are all correct. She is a really lovely lady and as well as having a great sense of humour she runs a very efficient set up. On arrival there is a car park at the back which has ample space to accommodate everyone's car.... More 

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Decorah, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Stayed only one night but this would be a good location for sidetrips. Clean comfortable room. Parking in the back of the B&B. Mary was so welcoming and helpful. Location is perfect just off the main street. Breakfast was very nice.

Westport, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed with Mary in 2014. We didn't anticipate traveling to Kenmare but when we did we stopped at Hawthorn House. Mary was so pleasant. We told her we were looking for two nights, she only had one available so she put us in the Honeymoon Suite. Such a beautiful spot, awesome workmanship and very private. Couldn't have been more... More 

Thank Rick M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Had a good stay here. Nice location, just a minute or two from main streets, but on a more quiet street. Breakfast was good, but started a bit late (and I was given no information about start time). Parking behind the building, which is nice

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hawthorn43, Owner at Hawthorn House, responded to this review

Sorry about that but we try to tell all our guests what time breakfast is served ! pity you did not ask.. normally served from 8 am onward, earlier if required. Thank you for you review. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday Regards Mary More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hawthorn House

Address: Hawthorn House Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: $103 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The rooms facing the street may be a little noisy, depending on how deep a sleeper you are.”
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