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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

During our stay in Ireland we stayed at kenmara b&b and its was the best we found during our travels the hose ernie was a terrific host and cook And was a perfect host and we would recommend it to all travellers

1 Thank titelines2016
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Wonderful place to stay. I would stay here again any day! Ernie Shannon was such a lovely host, and an amazing wealth of information. The town is sweet with beautiful views, but this place has a completely different personality from the town. Thanks for your hospitality, Ernie!

Thank Dana B
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

My wife and another couple spent a weekend golfing in Ballycastle and Kenmara House proved to be the ideal place to stay .The House is full of character (as is the owner Ernie Shannon),and the rooms are superb. The view is to die for and the breakfast will set you up for the day. Ernie will keep you entertained with... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Ernie's beautiful Kenmara house is very comfortable, in an amazing location looking across to the Mull of Kintyre, beautiful garden and great views. Ernie is very welcoming and interesting and enjoys sharing his lovely house, sitting rooms and dining room beautifully furnished, great paintings, amazing views and spotlessly clean. We will definitely be back and am recommending it to all... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013

This B@B is absolutely first rate. It must have the best views in the whole town of the seascape, situated as it is at the top of the cliff, but with the town just a short walk away. The rooms are very well equipped and comfortable. Eric the proprietor, with his female helpers, is the perfect host. On top of... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Our double room with en suite shower room was quiet and tranquil and we slept very well. We were, however, surprised not to find tea/coffee making facilities in the room and no TV as this was one of the more expensive night's B&Bs we encountered on our tour of Ireland--both round the North and the Republic. However, breakfast was delicious... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 August 2012

I have stayed at quite a number of Irish and Northern Irish B&Bs over the years, but Ernie's beautiful Kenmara House was the best one so far. It's a beautiful house with amazing views over to Rathlin Island from its location on top of a hill in Ballycastle. It also has some history - make sure to read the sign... More 

Thank Anke S
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2012

This is a lovely spot with a great and informal welcome from Ernie. He really knows his stuff both with food recommendations and with spots to visit. Ernie has some fascinating and informed anecdotes that you won't get anywhere else. The rooms were spotless, we were shown them all! The breakfast included 3 types of bread. All in all we... More 

Thank LucyF_11
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2012

we were very satisfied in the kenmara b&b in ballycastle! beautifull view to the rathlin island. ernie shannon gave us very usefull information about the antrim coast. breakfast and rooms very nice! lunch or dinner in town possible.

Thank traveller7709
Waghäusel, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 6 October 2011

We've been on a two week trip to Antrim and Donegal in Sep/Oct 2011 staying at many B&B's. While almost all of the B&B's in Ireland are good with friendly and helpful hosts, Kenmara House with lovely host Ernie Shannon is the ONE outstanding B&B for the following reasons: 1. The host Ernie is simply a lovely and very knowledgable... More 

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Additional Information about Kenmara House

Address: 45 North Street, Ballycastle BT54 6BP, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballycastle
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Kenmara House Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
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“Ask for a room with a view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles titelines2016, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you don't mind twin beds( we do) one room has spectacular views across to Rathkill island.”
 of 5 bubbles willettbrian, 25 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Our double was at the back of the house overlooking the beautiful garden. There is a twin room at the front, I believe, with stunning views of the harbour and sea. We were offered this one but preferred a room with a double bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Superquine, 8 Aug 2012 | Read review
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