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“Other Old Dress Makers Cottage”
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Kenmare, County Kerry

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42MoMcC
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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“Other Old Dress Makers Cottage”
Reviewed August 17, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
1
person found this review helpful

How are you

I initially tried to rent the above but it was unavailable. However Kathleen -a proper lady in every sense- booked us in to another cottage just up the road on the other side. It was beautiful and an absolute pleasure to use as a base for the week we spent in Kerry. Kerry and Kenmare are spectacular and I would highly recommend a visit. Everything is worth seeing and everywhere is magnificent.
Rock on the Kingdom you're brilliant
Cheers

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IBpcully
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Stayed at Betty's Place with My dad.. Perfect!”
Reviewed June 9, 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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people found this review helpful

The Dressmakers cottage was booked, but Kathleen had Betty's place available., I was a little skeptical at first but was thrilled to find out that Betty's was completely remodeled and extremely comfortable. Perfect for 4 people, stones throw from town. My 73 year old Dad had no problem with the stairs or walking to town. Flor was on hand next door if we needed anything. Secure parking off the street. I would highly recommend either The Dressmakers cottage or Betty's place. Great people to work with. Thank you for arranging our stay and helping to make 5 days in Kenmare a completely worry free trip!

Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
Jun 9, 2016
Thanks for the lovely review.
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Emam70
Limerick, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“The perfectly homely little house - we did not want to leave!”
Reviewed June 3, 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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people found this review helpful

This little townhouse is the most homely and charming holiday rental I have ever experienced. Kathleen, the owner, could not be more obliging but easy going at the same time. She was very generous with her time and had a lovely open fire going on our arrival. The kitchen is this cottage is the best feature, it is decorated in a charming, cottage style manner but with all modern conveniences. The location is perfect, on a quiet little street but just around the corner from everything you could possibly need. Kathleen was very generous in supplying ample toilet tissue, paper napkins, hand soap, washing machine detergent etc. We will definitely be back for a longer stay next year.

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Liked best: The kitchen - relaxing and well equipped in a traditional style.
Liked least: Nothing!
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
Jun 4, 2016
Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure
to have you staying and thanks for the chocolate cake. you left us. Hope to meet up with you again soon. Kathleen
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Cavemensd...
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great cottage with open fire in a lovely place, so much to see locally”
Reviewed November 1, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Well set out and equipped cottage in easy walking of the pubs and restaurants. Market is interesting. Easy to reach ring of Kerry etc and that is a wonderful drive.
Thanks so much

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Liked best: Very comfortable lounge
Liked least: Nothing was bad
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Daftduck
Northern Ireland
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great place to stay and good central spot.”
Reviewed June 30, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
4
people found this review helpful

Stayed a week and was the most homely rental I've stayed in. Clean with two showers and two bedrooms plus spacious kitchen. There was always a parking spot outside when we returned in the evening. Plenty of places to eat just around the corner. Kathleen the owner was very friendly and keen to make sure the house was tidy for us. Very central to Ring of Kerry and Beara Peninsula. Dont hesitate to book if you need a good base to travel out from. Small windows so will be dark if you want a place to stay indoors and chill out. Would be warm in Winter due to open fire and oil central heating.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Sassypean...
North Sydney, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fabulous rental”
Reviewed May 30, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
3
people found this review helpful

Kathleen was great and arranged accommodation for us with Betty. Betty is an extremely lovely person. The accommodation could not be more quaint but at the same time so clean, newly renovated, has everything you need and so close to town. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to come back some day.

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Liked best: The helpful friendly hosts
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Friends
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Debbielov...
Romsey, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Felt at Home”
Reviewed April 5, 2015 for a stay in March 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Just a wonderful home from home.!!

Definataly staying there again! Had many home comforts
Beautiful Kenmare and my fourth visit over

Thank you Kathleen and Tim.see you very soon

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Liked best: The open fire and woodburner
Liked least: Nothing springs to mind
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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