We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

Review of Drumville House

Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Enquiry
3 reviews
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Boolteens, County Kerry

Reviews from our community

Average - based on 3 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
English first
English first
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Be careful of the details in your booking - are fuel and power included? Is there a shop nearby?”
Reviewed 27 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
person found this review helpful

We stayed here in mid-May 2015. On arrival at about 5pm we collected the keys and the owner informed us that her son would visit us later. Mr Murphy arrived at 8.30pm when we were in the middle of dinner to show us how to use the electricity meter (takes 2 euro coins) and an oil meter (takes 1 euro coins). We had booked via Hogans Irish Cottages (Sykes Holidays) where the ad stated that fuel and power were included. It took 24 hours to resolve this (we contacted Hogas/Sykes in the morning) and the owner's son eventually unlocked his metres and we were able to re-circulate coins through the metre as needed.

The ads also state that there is a shop nearby or within 2 minutes walk. The only shop we could find is the 'Trading Post' which is where you can buy and sell old things. We were hoping for a shop to buy groceries. Although technically the ads are right there is a shop within a 2 minute walk the nearest shop which was useful to us as holiday makers was about 5km away between Boolteens and Inch.

It wasn't the best start to a holiday we felt misled and whilst it didn't ruin our holiday left us feeling uncomfortable.

On the plus side, the house is in a great location on the Wild Atlantic Way within easy reach of the Dingle Peninsula and 'Ring of Kerry' routes which are both stunning, and also if you take some of the interior passes through some beautiful mountain scenery. The house itself is clean and comfortable, slightly squeaky beds, but otherwise a nice house. The house is on a road which does get busy, but only for short periods and is mostly quiet at night. We all like to stay in very quiet locations and can honestly say the road did not disturb us. It is not the main coach route for Dingle. VIew of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks mountains from all front windows are truly wonderful, and lovely views of some of the lower Slieve Mish Mountains from the rear windows, although one bedroom does also overlook the cemetary, and next door is a small private car park for a neighbouring office. You do need a car to stay here and there is plenty of car parking in rear of the house as well as a seating area and a grass area.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Liked best: Location
Liked least: Misleading advertising, meters for fuel and power, no useful shop nearby
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers are raving about these Boolteens hotels

Show Prices
Show Prices
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing