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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice place on a hilltop with decent views of the water. The rooms were nice. As with most such places, there is no lift to reach the upper floor. Upon arrival we were informed that the price we expected to pay for our 2-night stay was not what we would be charged because that rate was for a 3-night minimum... More 

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Gloucestershire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights as part of our guided walking holiday. I must say we didn't experience any of the negative attitude that others have commented upon. For us Dennis was welcoming and hard working, he runs a clean, comfortable B&B in a pleasant quiet location.

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Thank Glyn J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The room in the B&B was really nice and the bed very comfortable. Everything was clean and functional and the owner was very friendly and welcoming, just like the cute dog. It's just a short walk to the village centre and there is free parking. The only thing that I didn't like was that you had to pay extra for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The place is very beautiful. But when we call because we was late (I had problems with my rented car) they told me that if we could nktreach the B&B before 22.00 we must slept in the car... I'd like to show all of you how the ways are in the Beara Peninsula, just one word: dangerous. So we was... More 

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Yulee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Comfortable, quiet, and very clean room. We were enthusiastically greeted and made to feel welcome by Dennis. Dennis cooks legendary and delicious breakfasts with more variety and quantity than are usual at most B and B's. He also bakes tasteful soda bread daily. The Island View is restful and we liked the view up on the hill overlooking the harbor.... More 

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Thank ekober
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Island View House 1 night Stay. A bit off the main tourist route & perfect location for walking, going to the Island or driving/ riding around the beautiful “Ring of Bera” on the Wild Atlantic Way. Fab for the local bars & eateries. The bungalow style accommodation was immaculate, clean with a lovely welcome from the host. Hot tea &... More 

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I had a work trip to the area and had booked in to this B&B. I was running late (although no check in time was printed on my booking receipt) so rang ahead to let them know I would arrive in the late evening. The man I dealt with, Dennis, was extremely hostile, angry, unfriendly and unaccommodating. He gave out... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The Island View House, Knockanroe, Castletownbere was the second destination for a group of eight male walkers aged 65 - 73 on a week's walking holiday in the Caha Mountains of the Bere Peninsula in mid-May 2016. We stayed three nights but would have stayed more if we had known how good this venue is. The moment when you meet... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Denis runs a very clean, comfortable b&b. The bathrooms are v modern and recently renovated. Very comfortable beds with lovely linens. He offers a huge breakfast, made fresh every morning. Highly recommend.

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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

The room was large, clean and comfortable. Double bed and single bed. Excellent quality of mattress and clean bathroom. Food was excellent and plentiful. Denis serves breakfast of huge proportions. Not far from town centre via shortcut - maybe three minutes. Be aware that there are steep steps involved if you take the shortcut! Friendly and helpful service. Tea/coffee available... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Be assured of a friendly welcome and high standard of accommodation. Island View House is a relaxing, comfortable, friendly family run, with superb view's and ample parking facilities. Relax and take in the view from the Bantry bay guestroom. Ireland's No 1 breakfast with fresh fish on menu. Island View House aims to exceed expectation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island View House

Address: Knockanroe, Castletownbere, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Castletownbere
Price Range: $61 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Island View House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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