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Mountain dream runs by the house and into the woods
Evening, Kenmare Pier
One of the numerous local lakes,great fishing
Henry street Kenmare ,great for interesting shops
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7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Kenmare, County Kerry

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Very good - based on 11 reviews
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Jim D
Galway
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Loads of room,lovely views and spotlessly clean. Great house”
Reviewed May 14, 2018 for a stay in May 2018

Room to swing at least three cats. Fabulous mountain views. House well stocked. Has the biggest wood burning stove that I have ever seen.
Kenmare is a stunning town. Friendly and full of great restaurants. Healey Gap is a stunning drive

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
May 16, 2018
Thank you Jim for your excellent review.
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Brian S
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“'Heaven up Here'!”
Reviewed August 23, 2017 for a stay in August 2017
1
person found this review helpful

My family from Los Angele California and my family from Norwich, England just stayed for nearly 2 wks at Anam Cre House where we all had a seriously enjoyable time. The trip was extra special as our father turned '85' while staying there and what makes it even more special is he is from these parts, albeit, from Beara Peninusla. The accomodation, amenities, views and brilliant kitchen (we all like to cook!) were amazing. Anne (owner) was so friendly and helpful and nothing was too much bother. Would definitely stay there again in a heartbeat. Thank you for making this holiday 'mega' special Anne and we hope to see you again somewhere down the line!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 28, 2017
Thank you Brian ,I am touched by your appreciation. It makes me happy knowing you and you family had good experiences here.You will always be welcome.Best to you all,Anne
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Helen S
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful weekend break”
Reviewed June 26, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We had a wonderful stay here. There were 12 of us and the accommodation was more than adequate to fit us all in. It is a beautiful house and the children loved the space indoors and outside. The pretty stream was fun to play in and the surrounding area was beautiful. It is a perfect location and ticked all the boxes for what we needed. Would definitely stay again!

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Dreamer70...
1 review
“Ideal retreat for 3 generations”
Reviewed June 11, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Lovely house in the countryside provided space and privacy for all 8 of us; ensuite in each bedroom and a separate 'wing' for the 3 grandparents meant everyone's needs were met; very comfortable living area included a large box of toys and games for the children.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 20, 2017
Thank you for being such great guests.I very much appreciate your excellent review..Best wishes to you all.
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Janet E
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely property to experience this wonderful area”
Reviewed May 31, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Really enjoyed our stay and the property added to the experience, felt as though we had experienced 'real Ireland'. Would recommend and would return, lots of bedrooms with en-suites a real bonus, great communal living area and sunny open views. Full of character and quite quirky.

Traveling group: Large Group
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Kirst_3
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Spacious retreat, perfect as a central base for travelling.”
Reviewed July 15, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Only a few minutes from Kenmare, nestled in a cute private valley and surrounded by trees, with a small brook running right by the house, it was a marvellous location for our getaway with friends. The house is full of character, lots of wood carvings and pottery to delight the imaginations of those who love quirky houses. Great location to day trip out to surrounding peninsulas.

Fantastic balcony with bbq equipment, perfect for a lovely evening. There was more than enough seating and equipment to use as well as very well maintained appliances (look new). Wifi and sky tv gave us the convenience of home.

Very handy to have the two downstairs bedrooms, for children or older people, or wheelchair users. Bed super comfortable. Dark and silent surroundings made for a great nights sleep, but there is a bedside lamp for everyone in case one is afraid of the dark.

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Liked best: The quirky design of the building, lots of character
Liked least: That I couldn't stay long enough.
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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stephanie...
Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“highly recommended for any group or family getaway”
Reviewed March 20, 2014 for a stay in June 2013
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Our party of 11 had a wonderful stay at Anam Cre House. The house is beautifully decorated and comfortably furnished with a large open plan kitchen and sitting room ideal for entertaining. The large balcony was perfect for bbqs and breakfasts and could easily have accomodated 20 people.
Anne the friendly helpful owner met us on arrival and gave us a quick run through of the facilities.
The seven bedrooms meant that 8 of our family shared a twin room and 3 people got their own room.
Amazingly it worked out as only 13 euro per person per night when the bill was worked out. We would have got it a bit cheaper too if we had got one extra person to come.
The house has stunning views of nearby mountains and feels like unspoilt counyryside even though we were only three miles from Kenmare town. We hiked up the mountains behind the house in a walk that took about an hour and a half and were rewarded with stunning views of Kenmare Bay and the Macgillicuddy Reeks, looking down the ring of Kerry and Beara that we explored later in the week by car.
Kenmare was a delightful place to be based in with a huge choice of great restaurants. Packies on Henry St was truly memorable. Also a great town for music. PF McCarthys great for live music and we found some brilliant traditional music in Crowleys pub.
I could not recommend Anam Cre House more highly, clean, bright and tastefully decorated. One thing I would say is that is definately necessary to have a car if your staying here as the steep hill up Ballygriffin valley would be a long walk after a night out.

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Liked best: the spacious house and enchanted surroundings
Liked least: shortness of our stay
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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