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Calafont Portmagee Bed & Breakfast

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Carlow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely b&b cheap great breakfast and plenty of it mary is a lovely women very helpful would stay again lovely view from breakfast room close to portmagee will book trip to skellig michael for you ............

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Mary-Calafont, Owner at Calafont Portmagee Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came late evening to Portmagee and could not find any available vacancies. By chance we found Calafont B&B and were very happy that the host lady said they have free rooms, with very acceptable price. As it was already late for any restaurants in Portmagee to offer dinner, she made a call for us to two of them and... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mary was a lovely host. Very friendly, welcoming and a great breakfast cook. Flexible with payment times and storing luggage/car after checkout if doing a day trip prior to leaving the area. One tip- very much in the country and there are no street lights in the area, make sure you remember where the place is so you can relocate... More 

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Long Island NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without realizing that it was just a few days before the August Bank Holiday weekend, when accommodation in Ireland is tight everywhere, I made a committment to visit the area for an event at Valentia in late July. Mary was able to arrange a room for me at short notice, and when my flight to Kerry was delayed for seven... More 

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Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and loved it. The view from the front of the house is beautiful (see photo). The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The owner is a lovely woman also. The breakfast was amazing, she makes sure her guests don't leave hungry. Highly reccommend staying here if you are planning on staying in this area.

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Mary-Calafont, Owner at Calafont Portmagee Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

It is difficult to find more superlatives for this place when other reviewers have so eloquently stated the beauty and charm of this B&B. Sitting on a hill overlooking the ocean surrounded by peace and quiet, you will be lulled into a wonderful state of relaxation. We stayed two nights but I would happily have stayed longer. The host, Mary,... More 

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Spent 4 peaceful nights at this great little B&B located in an area which is one of only 4 places in the world designated as an International Dark Sky Reserve (NO LIGHT POLLUTION! ). My room was clean, the bed very comfortable and I woke up every morning to a beautiful view of Portmagee Channel and Valentia Island from my... More 

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State of Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We stayed for two nights in Portmagee, but thanks to Mary we had a very lovely welcome, a comfortable room, always a good breakfast with wonderful chats. Mary is a very caring and helpful host! The surrounding is peaceful and very close to the centre of Portmagee. Many thanks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

First, the location: Calafont enjoys one of the most beautiful spots in all Kerry: overlooking the Portmagee channel and spectacular Bray Head on Valentia island, at walking distance from pristine secluded small Reencahera beach, at walking distance from the port, the restaurants, the post office … but as quiet as can be… The breakfast lounge overlooks the afore-mentioned spectacular channel... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We hated this place. It was also exceptionally difficult to find. While part of me wants to list its wrongs - from the blaring tv in the family area to the cheap, uncomfortable bedding - I just feel exhausted even thinking about it. It should be said that the owner was perfectly nice and friendly, although seemingly more concerned with... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mary & Paddy Cartin invite you to stay at their modern and stylish fully equipped home overlooking Valentia Island just off the Ring of Kerry. Dramatic views from all guest rooms are guaranteed. Breakfasts from Mary's famous Full Kerry breakfast to Continental are offered. An ideal base for 3 - 4 day stays. We recommend a trip to The Skelligs Rock - spectacular scenery, birdlife and an incredible 6th century monastic settlement - a trip we can arrange and all who go say they will never forget. Also within a 10 minute walk is Reencaheragh Strand - sheltered and safe for swimming - benefiting from the Gulf Stream the water here is remarkably mild (by our standards!) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Calafont Portmagee Bed & Breakfast

Address: Skellig Ring Road | Portmagee, Portmagee, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Portmagee
Price Range: $28 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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