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Youngstown, Ohio
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Virginia's Guesthouse is really right in the middle of the town. We were lucky to find a parking place on the street not too far from our guesthouse. Neil is a very helpful and accommodating innkeeper. Our room was right in the front of the place and a little noisy at night. Also, a motion detecting light by our bathroom... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Good location in the town, lovely restaurant underneath for breakfast. However, paintwork, curtains and windows in room grubby. More akin to a hostel than a guest house. Most likely wont be back.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Neil your host is an amazing guy. His hospitality is way beyond the level you normally find. Such a helpful gentleman and he runs a guesthouse that is perfectly located on the Main Street in Kenmare. Rooms were clean and well kept. Breakfast downstairs at Mick and Jimmy's is awesome and the dinner at The Mews in the alley next... More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Returned, in 2016 to Virginias after fabulous stay 2 days in 2014. Used to be family run (Noreen and Neil) B&B but now just a guesthouse with two floors of upstairs rooms. Noreen works in travel business and is no longer involved, but Neil is just as helpful as before. Location is superb as choice of good restaurants, pubs, and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a great guesthouse on one of the main streets of Kenmare's village centre but on a quiet end. This facilities in the rooms are fabulous and the rooms are spacious with a heating rack on the bathroom which is great for drying clothes in the rainy weather. The owner is extremely helpful and the guesthouse has a lovely... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Neil couldn't have been more helpful. I stayed with a friend to do the rok cycle and we booked a double bed by accident. We arrived too late on first night for anything to be done. While we were cycling the following day Neil.had all of our stuff moved to a new room so that we'd have our own beds... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night as we travelled the Ring of Kerry with my elderly mother. This is a guesthouse with no breakfast but above a lovely cafe/restaurant that served delicious and imaginative breakfasts for all tastes at a very reasonable price. Our room was quite small but perfectly adequate. Spotlessly clean, good shower and ensuite. Good value for a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Very uncomfortable bed - lots of springs. Loud music from restaurant downstairs, though they did turn off the outside speakers on request. Large room, very friendly staff. Great shower. Great location. Street parking only, 2 hours only between 11am and 4pm. Internet is OK, but not great. No breakfast.

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Virginia's guesthouse is located smack dab in downtown Kenmare. The entrance to the guesthouse is adjacent to Mick and Jimmy's restaurant. The room itself was quite tiny, and we had a hard time sleeping because of street noise at night. However, the service itself was very nice. They have a small common room where you can relax with a cup... More 

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Erwin
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Good value for a clean, comfortable room and good service. I stayed at Virginia's in May of this year. Just found them through google in a frantic search for somewhere to stay that I could afford. They are very responsive to emails, but telephone will probably get you more direct service. The room was slightly dated, but that really doesn't... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of the prestigious Georgina Campbell's "Hosts of the Year" award in 2011, Virginia's Guesthouse is a friendly, small, unpretentious, family-run guesthouse in the town centre of Kenmare. When you stay at Virginia's, you are guaranteed a warm welcome, a clean, comfortable en-suite room and a lovely varied breakfast menu featuring organic local produce, freshly baked breads and home-produced recipes. Virginia's is proud to be recommended by Rick Steves, The Lonely Planet, Alistair Sawday, The Good Hotel Guide, Guide De Routard, Pauline Frommers, Ireland for Dummies, By The Water's Edge, Georgina Campbell's Guide to Ireland & The Rough Guide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Virginia's Guesthouse Kenmare

Address: 36 Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: £46 - £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room size varies. Select larger room.”
 of 5 bubbles 537jerryc, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above restaurant patio gets loud music starting at 7:45 am to midnight. Closing windows doesn't help.”
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“We stayed in room 21 on second floor... A corner room”
 of 5 bubbles USAFA62, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Arrive early and ask for a choice of rooms. Bring earplugs for street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles klausf119, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the back of the property away from the street to avoid the street noise.”
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