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Island View House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Breakfast: Breakfast is not included, its the first b&b I've ever stayed in where you had to pay extra for that. We got pancakes and they tasted like sausages, so either the same pan was used or the same utensils. Payment: We booked the hotel through Travel Ireland which is linked on the B&B's own website. Going through the booking,...

Thank Avril B
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice location - up a very short hill and so off the main st noise, but with close access to all amenities, ample parking and lovely view of the bay Nice comfy clean rooms at very competitive rates Amazing breakfast (huge portions :) Very nice owner - easy-going, friendly, laid-back, but also professional and helpful

1Thank zutan0
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Such a kind, friendly and welcoming host; and the room was very warm, comfortable and clean. My bed was enormous and very comfortable, which was a relief, as I have a bad back. There was a wobbly chair leg, but hey, that was sorted as soon as I pointed it out. The view from my window was stunning, and the...

1Thank Helen K
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 21 September 2016

nice place on a hilltop with decent views of the water. The rooms were nice. As with most such places, there is no lift to reach the upper floor. Upon arrival we were informed that the price we expected to pay for our 2-night stay was not what we would be charged because that rate was for a 3-night minimum...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights as part of our guided walking holiday. I must say we didn't experience any of the negative attitude that others have commented upon. For us Dennis was welcoming and hard working, he runs a clean, comfortable B&B in a pleasant quiet location.

2Thank Glyn J
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The room in the B&B was really nice and the bed very comfortable. Everything was clean and functional and the owner was very friendly and welcoming, just like the cute dog. It's just a short walk to the village centre and there is free parking. The only thing that I didn't like was that you had to pay extra for...

1Thank Han N
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The place is very beautiful. But when we call because we was late (I had problems with my rented car) they told me that if we could nktreach the B&B before 22.00 we must slept in the car... I'd like to show all of you how the ways are in the Beara Peninsula, just one word: dangerous. So we was...

1Thank Gerardo D
Yulee, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Comfortable, quiet, and very clean room. We were enthusiastically greeted and made to feel welcome by Dennis. Dennis cooks legendary and delicious breakfasts with more variety and quantity than are usual at most B and B's. He also bakes tasteful soda bread daily. The Island View is restful and we liked the view up on the hill overlooking the harbor....

Thank ekober
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Island View House 1 night Stay. A bit off the main tourist route & perfect location for walking, going to the Island or driving/ riding around the beautiful “Ring of Bera” on the Wild Atlantic Way. Fab for the local bars & eateries. The bungalow style accommodation was immaculate, clean with a lovely welcome from the host. Hot tea &...

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I had a work trip to the area and had booked in to this B&B. I was running late (although no check in time was printed on my booking receipt) so rang ahead to let them know I would arrive in the late evening. The man I dealt with, Dennis, was extremely hostile, angry, unfriendly and unaccommodating. He gave out...

4Thank Amelia C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Be assured of a friendly welcome and high standard of accommodation. Island View House is a relaxing, comfortable, friendly family run, with superb view's and ample parking facilities. Relax and take in the view from the Bantry bay guestroom. Ireland's No 1 breakfast with fresh fish on menu. Island View House aims to exceed expectation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island View House

Address: Knockanroe, Castletownbere, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Castletownbere
Price Range: RM276 - RM407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Island View House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“There are a variety of rooms and suits but best (only) views are from the front of the house.”
TonyTheDriver, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Beware that some rooms face on to the car park - shut your curtains!”
Lozzatrip, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dingle Suite - well worth the extra few Euro”
216patriciao, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Any of them! Our group had 3 rooms, and they were all lovely.”
rusticgirl, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room.”
266jacquelines, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
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