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Lindale, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Price, location and breakfast were great. The host was warm and friendly to our family. Would certainly recommend and stay here again. There are a lot of great sites in the area. The Ring of Kerry is a great drive when the weather cooperates!

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Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tim was a great host with his local knowledge and charm. He gave us some good insights for visiting the gap of Dunloe and solid advice for the Ring of Kerry. The location is a 15 minute drive outside Killarney so not ideal if you want to go out for a drink in town. It's a great spot to cost... More 

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Thank Phelono1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The thing we liked the best was being able to sit in the front room in the evening to check our emails, read, play games. Nora & Tim are gracious hosts and make more than just your room available for their guests. The breakfast was made to order especially for us each morning. I especially liked receiving freshly made coffee... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I enjoyed my stay here very much! The couple was lovely, room was comfortable, and food was yummy. Stayed two nights, 1 day. A late flight and late train got me in at nearly 10:30pm, and they were still up waiting for me and welcomed me warmly. They called my climbing guide (a friend of theirs) when I arrived to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Despite a beautiful setting, we were disappointed with this B&B. The room was cold at night. The folded bath towels left for us were still damp, and there was no soap in the shower. (We used the hand soap in a dispenser from the sink). Then in the morning, in a country where dairy products are great and reasonably priced,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Cute B & b. we had to move rooms the second night because a family needed the bigger room. The rooms were very clean and comfy. Tim and Nora were lovely hosts and cooked breakfast to order (eggs, bacon etc) also cereal and juice available. Very close to gap of Dunloe and about 10mim drive from Killarney. Perfect place for... More 

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2 Thank amyot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

The hosts are very gentle and nice. The position is also very special near to the Gap of Dunloe and in the middle of the travel places of interest. Rooms are nice and with space. Breakfast is homemade and if you need directions Tim and Nora are always available. Excellent value for money.

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Bad Ems, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

After a few problems booking a room via hostelworld (was not the purple heathers fault) we had the best stay here! Tim helps us with everything, starting with the booking problems, over a huge ammount of advices what to see in Killarney up to a transport and picking-up service for our "last minute" gap of dunloe trip. Never had a... More 

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Thank Helga100489
Killarney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Tim and Nora are wonderful hosts. We arrived late the first night in rain and they had a warm peat fire waiting for us in sitting room. Tim guided us each morning to help us get the most out of our visit! Since we arrived in the cool rainy season, the bed warmers were an unexpected treat! Bathrooms were new... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We spent 6 nights at the Purple Heather and could not have had a better welcome. The room was clean and comfortable, and the breakfast excellent! Nora and Tim were excellent hosts and made us feel at home. Would certainly recommend to anyone.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Purple Heather

Address: Glencar Rd | Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney > Beaufort
Price Range: $69 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Purple Heather 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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