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cork
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Our trip to Glanleam started out bright and sunny on June 3rd 2012 and things got even better from there on in.We were greeted by the most friendly young lady,the daughter of the house who gave us a map and advised us on the route to walk towards the healing well and meditation area.We started off in the walled garden...

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4Thank marian d
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 June 2012

I accidentally discovered Glanleam while I was looking for B&B in Valentia. It proved to be an extraordinary find. It is a beautifully restored old house, full of beautiful things.Our room was airey and spacious with a fine king size bed. The bedroom had a wonderful view and an excellent bathroom. We were served a great breakfast with free range...

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3Thank ursula777_12
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Attacked by two vicious barking dogs while walking in the garden. Fortunately they were muzzled but one doesn't expect such an encounter after paying 6 euros entrance fee. Toilets unusable, really not suitable for the public and definitely overpriced.

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13Thank Joan R
wicklow
Reviewed 18 January 2012

we stayed last year 2011 in glanleam,had a brilliant stay in the boat house what a place.our kids woke up every morning and walked straight out onto a piece of paradise which is the beach on valentia island. The boat house was amazing well kept and clean with the most amazing views of valentia lighthouse from the up stairs leaving...

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6Thank ian k
Sixmilebridge, Ireland
Reviewed 7 September 2011

I Phoned this house as we wanted to stay in Valentia on our way home. The owner was abrupt and rude on the telephone they had rooms available but said no children ours are 13/15 years old. No apologies were made what was strange was that was not stated on their flyer or website. I checked trip advisor as I...

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14Thank HausfrauIreland
Valentia
Reviewed 28 July 2009

To visit Glanleam gardens is to experience a truly magical environment. The idea that its possible to grow such lush and exotic plants on one of Europe's most westerly inhabited island surrounded by the atlantic ocean is hard to imagine..............until you see it! Try walking around the gardens, take time to explore the many hidden treasures, water courses and pools,...

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2Thank Reenellen
Belfast
Reviewed 15 July 2009

I am an avid gardener so you can imagine my delight when I recently went to Valentia Island County Kerry to find this attraction on the doorstep. However the experience of the visit to the gardens was a huge disappointment and extremely expensive. The literature promises a magical sub tropical garden with various sections and wonderful walks. The reality is...

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15Thank carapea
Sussex, England
Reviewed 26 May 2008

I stayed at Glanleam House with three friends and we all enjoyed our stay tremendously. The standards were very high, the surroundings beautiful and the owners were helpful and friendly. Our rooms were comfortable and luxurious with spectacular views over the bay to mountains on the mainland. The exceptional and historical gardens are fascinating and their ongoing restoration is the...

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2Thank Travelhappy53
NW Ireland
Reviewed 8 May 2008

Having just returned from Glanleam house, we were delighted to return to our own bed and the comforts of home. Given the expensive rates charged in this house, I cannot dissuade potential visitors strongly enough not to stay here. We were greeted by an interrogation as to why we were so late arriving. The room we stayed in had a...

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20Thank Eyelash28
Wexford
Reviewed 8 September 2007

I think the reviews I read here were unfair. We had a lovely stay at Glanleam; our every comfort was thought of ; our hostess was gracious and attentive. She has restored a magnificent garden - no small feat on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean - and has saved a fine house from dereliction. Valentia Island itself is a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Glanleam House

Address: Knightstown, Valentia | Ireland, Valentia Island, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Valentia Island
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Glanleam House Hotel Valentia Island
Glanleam Hotel Valentia Island
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“This is not a Holiday Inn! All the rooms are different so inquire about those available.”
 of 5 bubbles Musttravel56, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Worth paying the extra for the dreamy views of the bay. Great self- catering options for bigger groups / families.”
 of 5 bubbles Backpack2011, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms good in this house”
 of 5 bubbles nolough, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go for a room with a sea view if available”
 of 5 bubbles 145robinb, 26 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Boat House is right on the coast and looked great. Ours was the A house and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffrees, 10 Sep 2013 | Read review
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