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“Excellent nice n cosy”
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Review of Gort Gower

Stunning views from the cottage across to Dingle
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Stunning views from the cottage across to Dingle
The cottage is one of a pair once owned by The Knight of Kerry Living and dining area
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Very good
10 reviews
Stunning views from the cottage across to Dingle
The cottage is one of a pair once owned by The Knight of Kerry
Living and dining area
Kitchen
Ground floor bedroom 1
View from the front door of the cottage
Glanleam beach on Valentia
The slate quarry and grotto on Valentia
Ist floor family bedroom
Ground floor bedroom 2
The cottage rear garden (another picture below)
Valentia from Renard Point
Skelligs Islands - see where Luke Skywalker lives!
Ballyinskelligs beach near Valentia Island
View towards valentia lighthouse from Glanleam
Gort Gower Cottage, Valentia Island, Co Kerry
Kenmare on the Ring of Kerry
View of bray head from coffee shop on Valentia
The cottage rear garden
Rossbeigh - fishing at dusk
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Valentia Island, County Kerry

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Very good - based on 10 reviews
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1 review
“Excellent nice n cosy”
Reviewed 18 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We had a lovely stay in Gort Gower. Nice cosy cottage suitable for all the family. Great views and nice walks from the cottage.
Maureen was very helpful also. Will be back

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Management Response
22 Aug 2017
Thank you for your comments glad you had a good holiday and enjoyed the cottage; you are very welcome at any time. Regards Susanne
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kazzyg201...
Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Gort Gower, Vantentia”
Reviewed 11 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Gort Gower, on Valentia Island, Co.Kerry is a beautiful old fashioned cottage in a stunning location.
My family and I spent a week there in August and had a very pleasant stay.
The cottage is very well equipped, however lacks all mod cons...
Maureen will look after any need you have and is a credit to the owners...

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Management Response
15 Aug 2017
Hi Karen thanks for this - so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we agree Maureen is a gem! We try and keep a balance between maintaining the cottage character and fitting mod cons but always open to adding where we can, so thank you. I do hope we can welcome you back again one day. Regards Susanne .
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Kya R
Waterford, Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Glorious views.”
Reviewed 11 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

The situation of the cottage cannot be faulted. Panoramic views in from East to West right out the front door. The cottage is modest but comfortable and an ideal location for touring the area of Valentia and the entire Ring of Kerry. We were blessed with great weather.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Jul 2017
Hello Kya thanks very much for the review - yes the cottage is in a beautiful location and we love being able to welcome guests to enjoy it and Valentia - whatever the weather! Hope you come and stay again sometime. Kind regards Susanne.
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1 review
“Total Relaxation”
Reviewed 22 June 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Gort Gower is a beautiful, peacefull haven on the island of Valentia. We had lovely weather for the time of year and the views from the cottage are stunning. Would highly recommend for a 'get away from it all' holiday.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Jun 2017
Thank you, glad you had a relaxing time and we can welcome you back some time.
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Philippe...
1 review
“Wonderful place, and wonderful people”
Reviewed 18 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

I travelled in august alone with my two daughters (8 & 12).
The location is really fantastic: the view on the bay, the lighthouse and the islands around is unique. I woke up everyday with that wonderful image.

The place was really confortable, enough room for everyone, and we really enjoyed the open fire. The kitchen is well equiped with everything needed to cook.

There are many possibilities for walks around the house (the lighthouse, the grotto, ...), and you should not miss a trip to Skelling Michael during your stay!

To sum-up, we had a wonderful time, and wished we could have more!

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Management Response
19 Aug 2016
Hi Philipe thank you for your review, so glad you and the family enjoyed the cottage and Valentia - we look forward to welcoming you again one day soon!
Kind regards
Susanne
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