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Gleann-na-Smol B&B
Ranked #1 of 4 Howth B&B and Inns
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Reviewed July 27, 2011

Sean was a wonderful host. He picked us up at the train station and drove us to the airport. He had great local advise and was a great storyteller. His 94 year old mother adds to the charm of the place. The room itself is not fancy but is adequate and a very good value for the area. Everything is within walking distance. A very nice stay that I would recommend to anyone.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 12, 2011

We stayed three nights at Gleann-na-Smol with Sean and his 94 year-old mother, Kitty, who had worked in her garden three days the week before. Sean is a perfect Irish host- - a combination of story-teller, ambassador, tour guide, chef, and laundry expert. I would recommend this establishment without reservation. Clean, comfortable, safe and a great home base. Walk to waterfront and local pubs with some hills to climb. Howth is wonderful place to visit for golf (we played 4 rounds in 5 days), food, pub music, views, walks. Ask Sean about how the name for this house was chosen. Make sure you have a few minutes for the tale..

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 15, 2011

This was a great place to stay while visiting Dublin. Sean was a most gracious host, offering us a ride to and from the DART station when we travelled into Dublin. Our room was spacious and pleasant and breakfast was great.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 8, 2010

I really enjoyed this bed and breakfast! Sean and his mother were so welcoming and kind and i felt like part of the family! the breakfast was great, especially the homemade jam and because i had an early flight the next morning, Sean was kind enough to have breakfast ready for my friends and i when we arrived from Dublin. The rooms were great, big and comfortable! All around, a great experience and place to stay!

  • Stayed: November 2010, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 17, 2010

Sean and his family were wery welcoming, supportive, patient and ever so friendly. We have stayed at the B&B for our wedding and it was perfect for everyone. Sean has even arranged a welcome present for us which was a really nice surprise. Thank you Sean and Kitty for the great moments and the very interesting stories...... (especially the one about the Greaks...)

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 24, 2010

Highly flexible and generous host - nothing is too much trouble; cups of tea at midnight, pick-ups, drop offs, drying room (excellent for sailing crews) and choice of anything for breakfast.

All rooms and building nice and private with good showers too. 5 mins walk from Howth center.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 16, 2010

Sean was welcoming and very accomodating. We were traveling with our adult daughter and he offered us a choice of a triple room or a room for us and a single for our daughter. This b & b is a terrific value! Sean's advise on Howth and Dublin were right on target and he had plenty of interesting and amusing anecdotes to share. At breakfast, be sure to have some of his incredible home-made jams.

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Gleann-na-Smol B&B

Address: Kilrock Road, Howth 3, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Howth
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Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Howth
Price Range: $85 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gleann-na-Smol B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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