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River Island Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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kildare
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely helpful staff especially Eileen, she couldn't do enough for us, she is a credit to the hotel as are all the staff, we had Dinner in Con's Bar, very well presented and very tasty, if I'm back down that way again I will definitely call in, well worth a visit

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tullamore
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stayed in the River Island hotel on Good Friday as we were attending a funeral in the area. The staff were nice and friendly. The evening meal was poor enough. The main coarse was very small.The breakfast was just ok . We got a fine pot of tea but the scrambled egg seemed as if it had been cooked...

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night as I was at a party and didn't want to drive back to Tralee under influence. Very pleasant stay. Nice room. Great breakfast. Night porter very accomodating as we returned well past midnight.

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Really lovely hotel, warm welcoming and a touch of old style country town hotel which is what it is. Sunday lunch is fantastic value, staff were amazingly friendly and helpful when we visited. One quibble! the gents bathroom floor was absolutely lethal. management need to address this issue as it is literally an accident waiting to happen. Otherwise 4 star

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here recently for one night, hotel itself is very outdated and old fashioned. The rooms are basic and not much glamour to them. But you have everything you need for a one night stay. Food in the bar was fantastic and the staff are so helpful! Great location and a great pub just across the road with darts and...

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Thank Niboo18
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This modern hotel is an excellent starting point for visitors to Kerry. You can travel to Tralee and Killarney, or do the Ring of Kerry from this central location. If you are into Traditional Culture, then there is no better location to absorb the culture of Sliabh Liucra region. Rooms are clean, bright and airy and the staff are top...

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Thank irishpaddy2015
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A very nice hotel with a very helpful staff. Our stay came with a full Irish breakfast that was great. In the heart of town so you can walk to the many pubs and restaurants. Rooms were small but clean

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Thank Ralph S
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went here on spur of the moment walked in off the street ,was met by wonderful staff who could not do enought,my husband is tracing his ancestors, The lady at reception could not do enought for us she rang people talked to people for us ,we found more out in one day then we found in two years of searching...

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Meath
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I recently had to drive to Castleisland for a funeral and this hotel was recommended to me. The whole tone of my stay there was set from the initial call with Receptionist Deirdre who was equally warm and welcoming on the phone as she was in person when I checked in after a long drive from Dublin. The room was...

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Thank looneytunes3
County Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Nice, comfortable hotel, whose staff will go out of the way to oblige. We have popped in for breakfast, which is buffet style, but decent. Con's Bar is great for a bite to eat and the service is excellent. Rooms are very good for a three star hotel. The location on the Main Street is very convenient. The hotel attracts...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about River Island Hotel

Address: Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Castleisland
Price Range: $110 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — River Island Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Perhaps a room with a street view would be more interesting.”
maureenTullamore, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“beware of the slippery floor in the Gents toilet in the public area”
Ger222, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask the Receptionist !!!!!”
irishpaddy2015, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Facing the main Street great view and quiet”
sannettey, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wifi is limited outside of reception and bar areas.”
Brendanok7, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
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