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Bern, Switzerland
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Pat is a superfriendly man that did everything to make us feel at home. He certainly is the best host we so far had in Ireland! The rooms are very clean and comfy and offer all you need. Breakfast is delicious and obviously made with love. We would always go there again!

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Thank Christine S
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Pat is just incredible! I've had the most warm welcoming at his place. He genuinely cares about his guests! He sure spoiled me rotten and set the bar high. I'd come here again any day. The room was spacious, cozy, and clean! You could choose from Müsli, cereal, yoghurt, homecooked pan cakes, and traditional irish breakfast. Pat would be happy... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Met by the friendliest of men who runs this delightful B&B and he's called Pat. He was so warm and welcoming to us. Shown to our room which had a bath but moved us to one with a shower when my wife explained she'd recently undergone surgery for a new hip Our new room was at front of the house... More 

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New York, NY
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

As many of the other reviewers note, Pat is warm and fantastic! He has such a cheery and positive demeanor it's infectious. The house itself is about a 10 minute walk to town. It was perfectly clean and quite standard for converted houses. The room was a bit tight (we had a double bed but little room for much else)... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The location was good. The room was just fine. But the best thing about this visit was Pat! He was the most amazing host! Hard to believe he's handling this by himself! He made us feel so at home! We would highly recommend this place just so you can experience Pat!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

It's hard to add much to what everyone else has said: Pat is an incredibly gracious host: friendly, funny, full of local knowledge, and helpful (e.g., driving us to the bus station, without us even having to ask). The B&B is very comfortable, and the breakfasts he makes are varied and outstanding. The location is good: an easy 5-10 minute... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Patrick will welcome you to his comfortable home. Conveniently located within walking distance of town and at the start of the Ring of Kerry drive. Good parking and delicious breakfast made out stay very good.

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Thank dekalbill
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Staying with Pat at Avelow House was one of the best parts of our Ireland trip, hands down. His warmth and kindness are unrivaled. The second we arrived, he pulled all 4 of us in for a big bear hug. We were immediately hooked. Aside from his kindness, Pat is an amazing wealth of knowledge. With his guidance, we got... More 

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Thank Dana L
Los Osos, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The owner Pat was so charming and welcoming! Made you feel right at home. Rooms are super clean and they have everything you need. Location was perfect just a few minutes walk into town. Breakfast was delicious. The best part of this experience was the owner Pat, what a great guy!

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Thank charliejude
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this place for one night. Patrick is an absolutely amazing and loving host, it's hard to find someone like him. A warm welcome, a helpful and courteous host, cozy rooms and a delicious breakfast made this stay unforgettable. He always wears a smile on his face and makes you feel like you know him for years. The... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Avelow House

Address: Independence Road (on the N71), Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: $107 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We stayed in the upstairs front room, which was fine. Being on the highway made no difference, no noise problem at all.”
 of 5 bubbles DoDDSTravelingteach, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be fine, I'm sure”
 of 5 bubbles Cerretani, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Any room is a good one . We needed a room for three and he had a room with a double and single , and those are hard to find . We were on the front and there was no road noise .”
 of 5 bubbles caperbeach, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Room 1 has a bath, which is my preference, room 3, a shower.”
 of 5 bubbles minnihandbag, 26 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Room three was great--excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles tobrien13, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
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