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Dublin
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

The room was large, clean and comfortable. Double bed and single bed. Excellent quality of mattress and clean bathroom. Food was excellent and plentiful. Denis serves breakfast of huge proportions. Not far from town centre via shortcut - maybe three minutes. Be aware that there are steep steps involved if you take the shortcut! Friendly and helpful service. Tea/coffee available... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

This was the most amazing place to stay. The owner even drove out and found me when I got lost when hiking! The breakfast is huge and delicious, the bed super comfortable, and it is very convenient to the pub and harbour

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have stayed in Island view many times with Denny as my family and I visit relatives in the area. Each time we come we are greeted with a welcoming smile not only be Denny and his family but also by the gorgeous family dogs. On our most recent visit we were shown the refurbishments that have been recently made... More 

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Suffolk
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Arrived on a Saturday afternoon for a 2 night stay to be met by the welcoming Olivia who made sure we settled in quickly with great recommendations for where to eat, rooms large and comfy, my only complaint was our room was a little smelly but manageable, actually when I raised it on checkout I was told the room was... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

A very nice place to stay in a very interesting and beautiful part of Ireland. I was first welcomed by the friendly dog Bruno when I opened the door of my car and then by the manager of the B&B. Nice, clean and quiet room and good Irish breakfasts. An ideal base for hillwalking on the Beara peninsula and a... More 

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suffolk, england
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Had a lovely welcome on arrival, we were disappointed not to meet the infamous Dennis, however his daughter Olivia more than made up for it. You couldn't get a more friendly hostess, nothing was to much trouble ("its no bother" was the catchphrase of the weekend!) and you made to feel most at home. The rooms were clean and had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Dennis gave us a warm welcome after a long day of driving from Dublin. His breakfasts are legendary and hot breakfast dishes are cooked to order and delivered to your table. A variety of fruits, cereals, yogurts, breads, and cheese awaited us by 7:30 am and the coffee and tea were always available. Dining room is very comfortable. The house... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Our host was friendly, breakfast was very filling (I've never had bacon on pancakes before, and they were good). The bedroom was very clean and airy, and bed linen was particularly comfortable. Handy for town too - an easy walk back after a few drinks

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

Our room was very clean, but rather small and a little dated, although the shower was good. Our room was at the side and we slept well, although early leavers could be heard passing to the car park and to and from breakfast. The owner is friendly and welcoming and the B & B is only a short walk to... More 

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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

A friendly home with welcoming host, looking out over the sea at Castletownbere. Ten minutes walk to the harbour and its restaurants. At a reasonable price you will find a nice room and a fine Irish breakfast.

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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: $72 - $115 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles TonyTheDriver, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Beware that some rooms face on to the car park - shut your curtains!”
 of 5 bubbles Lozzatrip, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dingle Suite - well worth the extra few Euro”
 of 5 bubbles 216patriciao, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Any of them! Our group had 3 rooms, and they were all lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles rusticgirl, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room.”
 of 5 bubbles 266jacquelines, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
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