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Island View House

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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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4 hotel reviews
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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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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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Thank Diffles
Dublin
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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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Thank Lozzatrip
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This was the most amazing place to stay. The owner even drove out and found me when I got lost when hiking! The breakfast is huge and delicious, the bed super comfortable, and it is very convenient to the pub and harbour

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Thank Breeze O
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I have stayed in Island view many times with Denny as my family and I visit relatives in the area. Each time we come we are greeted with a welcoming smile not only be Denny and his family but also by the gorgeous family dogs. On our most recent visit we were shown the refurbishments that have been recently made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Arrived on a Saturday afternoon for a 2 night stay to be met by the welcoming Olivia who made sure we settled in quickly with great recommendations for where to eat, rooms large and comfy, my only complaint was our room was a little smelly but manageable, actually when I raised it on checkout I was told the room was... More 

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Thank LiamSuffolk
Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

A very nice place to stay in a very interesting and beautiful part of Ireland. I was first welcomed by the friendly dog Bruno when I opened the door of my car and then by the manager of the B&B. Nice, clean and quiet room and good Irish breakfasts. An ideal base for hillwalking on the Beara peninsula and a... More 

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Thank Mats F
suffolk, england
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Had a lovely welcome on arrival, we were disappointed not to meet the infamous Dennis, however his daughter Olivia more than made up for it. You couldn't get a more friendly hostess, nothing was to much trouble ("its no bother" was the catchphrase of the weekend!) and you made to feel most at home. The rooms were clean and had... 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: $73 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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