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Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge
Ranked #2 of 6 Durrus B&B and Inns
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

I stayed here with my husband in Sept 2011 when we attended a wedding in nearby Blairs Cove. I was 8.5 months pregnant at the time, so this was our "babymoon" of sorts - we were very happy with our choice of B&B. The location is pretty far out but as I was driving it was not an issue. The room was super comfortable and the views out of the bay were very scenic.

We were very well taken care of - we were served our breakfast in front of the TV at our request as Ireland were playing Australia in the rugby world cup - it was the most delicious home cooked breakfast ever, like your mother would serve you as opposed to the type of brekkie you get at hotels were everything is sitting there for hours...freshly made brown bread, a selection of jams & marmelades, plus delicious Full Irish.

We slept so well there as the location is super quiet and the beds are very comfortable.

Would definitely recommend!

Room Tip: Ask for the one with the view over the bay!
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Carbery, Owner at Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2012

Thank you for your review hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed September 7, 2012

with no doubts the best B&B we have ever been in Ireland!
wonderful location in the middle of nature overlooking the Durrus bay.
The place is clean, well organised and Mike & Julia are so sweet!! They cookes for us an huge plate of fresh caught fish such as lobster, crab, etc...I'm not a big fish fan but it was absolutly FANTASTIC!!!
If only I could I will give more thanfive star.....and by the way we are so happy about our stay that we are going back again in october with my parents....

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Carbery, Owner at Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2012

Thks for the review we look forward to welcoming you back here in October....whoever you may be????????

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Reviewed August 11, 2012

You would find it hard to get better value than Carbery.
From the moment you arrive you feel welcome.
Julie gave us a pot of tea and homemade brownie, told us to make ourselves at home which we did.
Having had a. Good lunch we had bought tapas in Schull so we picnicked in the sunny front garden.
Following a good sleep we had delicious breakfast, fresh fruit salad, their own duck eggs and smoked haddock with lots of toast brown bread and coffee.
We walked Sheepshead, well worth it and went to Arundels for dinner, taxi home. Great success.
We highly recommend

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Carbery, Owner at Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2012

Thank you for kind review hope to see you again.....................

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Reviewed August 4, 2012

Where to start? The hospitality, the view, the breakfasts - all quite outstanding.

If you fancy a sailing trip, Mike and the boat owner can take you out for a day or half-day trip.

Arundel's restaurant is nearby - unassuming premises but great fish.

Go there!

Room Tip: Seefinn Suite is situated on the ground floor - so great for people with mobility problems.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with friends
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Carbery, Owner at Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2012

Thank you for your kind review, Greatly appreciate and we hope to see you again.
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Mike & Julia

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Reviewed July 15, 2012

We returned yesterday from a weeks stay in Julia and Mike's rental cottage, which is next door to the main house. We brought our little dog Rusty with us. All 3 of us had a great stay, we couldn't fault it. The house is small but has everything. The view from the patio is spectacular, we ate breakfasts and some lunches outside just gazing at it. Our dog had lots of space to run around and explore. She slept in the sittingroom on her own bed.

Mike, Julia and Seamus are very friendly but let you have your own space and we appreciated that. Seamus kindly dried my walking boots when I had left them overnight on the windowsill in the rain! Most of all it was a relaxing, stress free week and we are both recharged.

We hope to return with our little dog soon!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Carbery, Owner at Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2012

Thank you for your kind review and we look forward to welcoming you back.

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Reviewed May 30, 2012

Very pleasant B&B in lovely Sheap Head Peninsula... Rooms have a nice view on the Ocean. It is very quiet and peacefull. Julia and Mike (the owners) are very kind people. We had a warm welcome and a great service. I would definetly go back there. A real taste of Ireland landscape and hospitality !!! Thanks a lot :):)

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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Carbery, Owner at Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2012

Thk you Adrien for your kind review

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Reviewed May 24, 2012

Lovely B&B in the beautiful Sheep's Head Peninsula. All rooms have sea views. Breakfast is varied and delicious. The owners Mike & Julia were welcoming and gave lots of advice on the local area. The B&B is pet friendly so you can bring your dog. Rooms are comfortable - much nicer and better value than a hotel. Durrus is a lovely town - just a few minutes drive away.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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Carbery, Owner at Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2012

Thank you for your kind review hope to meet you again, Mike & Julia

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Additional Information about Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge

Address: Sheepshead Way, Durrus, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Durrus
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Durrus
Price Range: $88 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Carbery Cottage is a 4 star catagorised B&B situated on the award winning Sheepshead peninsula near Bantry in West Cork Ireland. The B&B has three en suite guest rooms all rooms have extensive views over Dunmanus bay and the Mizem Peninsula.There is also a 1 bedroom self catering cottage available.The Sheepshead peninsula was awarded the Eden Award a few years ago and has 70 miles of walks in the area ranging from hill walks to gentle coastal hikes.Yacht charter of a 46ft Luxury yacht is also available for day trips, 1/2 day trips, weekends or longer. The yacht has fully qualified Skipper and offers full RYA training.Over and above the above the Sheepshead and Carbery Cottage is the ideal location for that relaxing break away. ... more   less 
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