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Kent House B&B

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I booked a large room for single occupancy for two nights in this B&B on Hotels.com. Hotels.com confirmed the booking. However, two days prior to my arrival I received an email at 11 pm from the B&B saying that they were 'confused' as to what I actually required because I had booked a Family room for single occupancy. Three minutes...

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Words cannot express how enjoyable our whole stay at Kent House B&B was. John and Lorraine gave us a very warm welcome and it was a pleasure to have an occasional chat whenever we bumped into each other. They were very helpful with tips and accommodating to all our needs. The breakfasts were yummy and served in a cozy, little...

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi Mako, Thank you so much for your very kind comments in your review of our B&B. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and with Cork. We are glad to see the Breakfast went down well......a success!!!!! We are pleased our advice was helpful. and that everything was to your satisfaction.. We really do appreciate it, when...

Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Kent House is very nice. Lots of history. Large room with l large bed and 1 single, very large bathroom. Near train station. Quiet at night. Beautiful breakfast in morning. Got recipe for oat cakes. Very hospitable hosts

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Waterford
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night,over priced,small room,no breakfast,no coffee in the room,was in room near the road,so got no sleep either and the window wouldnt close.wouldnt stay again and wouldnt recomend either...

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JDineen, Manager at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

We asked Trip Advisor to remove this review as it was clearly not for us, because of the inaccuracies therein.. (a) we do not have a single room, but several of our neighbours do. (b) Tea and Coffee is provided in all rooms, you can see them in the website photos. (c) Breakfast is included in our price. and you...

Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I can't speak highly enough for Lorraine and John and their B&B, Kent House. I chose it because of the location and the other reviews I read. The location is great, right next to the train station and buses. It is close to a street with lots of great restaurants and bars and about a 10-15 minute walk to the...

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review of our B&B..... Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and that everything went well..... Thank you.... We are glad to see the Breakfast went down well.....even the Afternoon Tea.......a success!!!!! We are pleased our advice was helpful.. and we are sure your daughter is settled in by now. Lorraine & John.

DERBYSHIRE
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our 3rd stay here in about 10 years we would nt stay anywhere else in Cork. Location is great minutes from train station ,10 min walk to city centre. Lorraine and john couldn't be better hosts very helpful Breakfast was delicious with a good choice. Thank you Lorriane and John cant wait to come back again.

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, . Thank you for your review. ......We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for your kind comments. ............ We are delighted everything was satisfactory....and everything went well for you...and we look forward to the next 10.....We are still on the lookout for the t-shirt. Best of luck to you both. Thanks Lorraine &...

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

John, our host is very accommodating, hospitable and knowledgeable about the city so do ask him questions. We found this spot after much searching over Airbnb.com. Also, some details on the setup- this is a multi-level town home built back in my the 1800s, and renovated quite well. Also, it may always be nearly filled to capacity due to its...

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Kirsten,.......Thank you very much for your time to give a review of our property. We really do appreciate your comments............ .We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Cork and your stay with us........and that you were able to enjoy the whole experience and appreciated what we have to offer....We are glad to have met you and...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My wife and I spent two fantastic nights and three awesome days in Cork and surrounding district. Our accomodation at Kent House was brilliant, we were made to feel very welcome by John and Lorraine. John was very engaging and helpful while Lorraine was super friendly and cooked us fantastic breakfasts every morning. She made the start to our day...

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your time and effort to submit a review of our B&B. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and that everything was to your satisfaction.. We really do appreciate it, when our guests are so complementary....... Thank you.... We hope the twins gaming skills have improved greatly !!!!!!!!!! Lorraine & John.

co wexford
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stayed here for two nights in the family room, two adults and two children. While the place is not super-perfect, it was so well-equipped with superb quality bedding and lots and lots of thick fluffy towels (even face-cloths). There were high quality biscuits and a bottle of water too. The breakfast was really good quality, and there was hot chocolate...

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your splendid review of our property. We really do appreciate your feedback ...................... We are thrilled to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Cork and your stay with us........ We are happy youself and the boys, were able to enjoy the whole experience and appreciated what we have to offer......!!!!!! Thanks We wish...

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2016

From the outside I was not sure, but the previous reviews were all we needed to know not to judge from the outside! John welcomed us even though we were early with our check-in. We were able to park right outside (you may not be so lucky if you arrive later) and we walked everywhere from here. Our room was...

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, .......Thank you very much for your time to give a review of our property. We really do appreciate your comments............ .We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Cork and your stay with us........ We are exhilarated at you were able to enjoy the whole experience and appreciated what we have to offer.... We are glad to...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lorraine and John Dineen welcome you to our home, Kent House Bed and Breakfast. Our house is a beautiful end of terrace Victorian Townhouse, built in the 1850's originally as a Merchants Townhouse. It has gone through many changes since then , and is now our home. Kent house is a family run, family friendly Bed and Breakfast. The Bed and Breakfast consists of five comfortable spacious and tastefully decorated guest bedrooms, all en-suite.While staying at Kent House, you are ideally located to tour Cork City, the capital of the south of Ireland, and the surrounding area. We are adjacent to the Railway Station, the Bus Station is 5 to 6 minutes walk and the City Centre is within 10 minutes walk. It's also convenient for the ferry port and the airport. Cork City is renowned for it's top class shopping, excellent pubs, restaurants and theatres.Lonely Planet 2011/12 :Cork City has been named among the top 10 in the best cities to visit in the Lonely Planet guide's 'Best in Travel 2012'. The guide praises the city saying 'Cork is at the top of its game right now: sophisticated, vibrant and diverse, while still retaining its friendliness, relaxed charm and quick-fire wit.'Whether your stay is long or short or you are on business or pleasure, you will certainly enjoy your stay with us. Lorraine and John Dineen ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kent House B&B

Address: Kent House 47 Lower Glanmire Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range: RM274 - RM492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kent House B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“My room was for 1-2 people and the shower was great but small. If you are a big person you should check about which room is best for you.”
maralynn2016, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask John or Lorraine”
Y6723SHdavea, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were on the second floor, no problem for us but there are are a few stairs to climb”
TPandJP, 8 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back of the building (away from the traffic on Lower Glanmire Road).”
stuartt392, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Request a room on the second floor if you have heavy luggage. There is no elevator or lift.”
susie1107, 29 May 2012 | Read review
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