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“Lovely big house”
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Island View Holiday Home
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10 reviews
Island View Holiday Home
Kitchen/dining room
Sitting room - dining room
Kitchen
Room 1 - master bedroom (ensuite and walk-in wardrobe) - 1 king-size bed
Room 1 - master bedroom ensuite
Room 2 - 1 king-size bed
Room 3 - 2 single beds
Master bathroom - double vanity unit
Master bathroom
Upstairs landing
Downstairs hallway
Room 4 - double bed (on ground floor)
Downstairs bathroom - double shower/toilet/wash-hand basin
Glengarriff Nature Reserve
Garinish Island
Glengarriff harbour
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Glengarriff, County Cork

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Mstonelei...
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Lovely big house”
Reviewed 29 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Lovely big house, island views from upstairs, very well equipped,spacious bedrooms and comfortable beds, plenty of storage. Nice bathrooms. Nice outside space. 10 minutes walk to town where you can hire bikes to explore. Close to garnish island ferry.

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Management Response
16 Jul 2017
Thank you for your lovely review, I'm glad ye enjoyed your stay in Island View holiday home and hope to see ye again in the future. Regards. Imelda
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Mr John K
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
Reviewed 4 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017
2
people found this review helpful

Just returned from a week staying in this gorgeous house. Imelda and husband are the lovliest people you could ever wish to meet. They are so knowledgeable about the area, they offer advice on what to do and where the best places to visit are. We were left a welcome gift when we arrived ( teabags, bacon, sausage eggs etc) which we thought was a lovely touch. Will definitely be booking again

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Jun 2017
Thank you for your lovely review, glad ye enjoyed your time in Glengarriff, Regards Imelda
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450benita...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Holiday in the hidden gem of South-West Ireland”
Reviewed 22 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
2
people found this review helpful

My family(parents with 3 adult children) and I take a holiday together every year. We try to visit different locations each time and this time I by chance found this little corner of Ireland on the South-West Peninsula of Beara. What luck it was!

Island View Holiday home is situated on the hill overlooking the bay and the stunning, tropical Garnish island. It is the perfect place for a tranquil holiday to take in the beautiful natural scenery of Glengarriff, stroll through the nature reserves and/or the famous Bamboo Park. If you are more socially inclined, take a trip to Bernard Harrington's Maple Leaf 10 minutes walk from Island View for great beer/whiskey and a high standard of local music every night.

Booking for Island View was very simple. Imelda is a very friendly and helpful host; she recommended outings, local restaurants and adventures for us as well as printing our boarding passes for our return journey. The house was spacious, clean and comfortable. The house has a washing machine and tumble dryer that came in handy during inclement weather. It even has a Jacuzzi.

We had a wonderful time at Island View and fell in love with Glengarriff and it's inhabitants very quickly. We will surely miss being away from it and would very much recommend it to anyone travelling to Ireland.

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Liked best: The customer service, location and the locals
Liked least: Lack of internet access
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Brionygp
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Location & Lovely holiday home”
Reviewed 7 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
2
people found this review helpful

We stayed at Island View holiday home for a week in August. It was a perfect house for us and the children and we had a fantastic time. The house itself had good size rooms and all mod cons. It was clean and well presented and Imelda had left a welcome basket on our arrival which was a nice touch.
It is in a perfect location, just a short walk into Glengarriff with it's lovely pubs & restaurants and the lovely views of the bay. We took the Harbour Queen over to Garnish Island which is beautiful and the house is is in an ideal position for exploring stunning south west Ireland. We would definitely recommend it and we will be back again next year.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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woodsies4
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good solid base, centrally located for discovering Kerry & Cork”
Reviewed 14 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Imelda was a very approachable host and left a welcome basket in the house which was a nice touch. The house was clean and well appointed. Glengarriff is a lovely village, couple of great pubs with good musicians. We enjoyed sightseeing in both Kerry and Cork.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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