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Orlando, Florida
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally getting around to reviewing the Friars Glen. We spent a week in Scotland before flying into Cork on July 30. We headed straight for The Jameson Experience in Midleton and were glad we did as it was a very nice tour. We then arrived late afternoon/early evening at Friars Glen and were greeted by the warmest, most gracious hosts... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Friars Glen for 2 nights during our one-week visit to Ireland. It is definitely an emerald isle. We enjoyed the peace and tranquility of Friars Glen since it is located in Killarney National Park, and off the main road. Even though it was rutting season and we could hear the mating calls of the male deer, it... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Friars Glen for three nights while exploring Killarney. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The setting is like one you would read about in a storybook. Located right next to the National Park. It is close to everything, but tucked away just far enough were you don't hear everything (except the stag). It's about a... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time staying here in October 2016. The breakfast was amazing the owners were very helpful! Close to everything in Killarney! Go and ride horses with Dan next door! Make sure you get out and hike around the Inn. There is a beautiful hunting lodge and waterfall close by.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

I stayed in Friar's Glen for two nights this week. I was working in Killarney and a family member had told me how fantastic Friar's Glen was. He went on and on about it and I wondered if it could possibly be as good as he made it out to be - but he was right! I had a very... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had such a wonderful stay. We were there for 2 nights and had a great time. The location was a good distance from town but that was the best part. There are some things to do within walking distance and a great pub to eat at. The room was huge and so was the bathroom. Everything was wonderfully decorated... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Too many nice things to say in a simple review. John and Mary were wonderful in every way possible. Mary helped us plan out our few days in the area and offered the best advice on our Ring of Kerry drive and visit to the Skelligs, along with with the best advice on places to see and where to eat.... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Loved our stay here. Close to the park. Super friendly staff that was so helpful in recommending things to do in the area. Room was spacious and the grounds and property are lovely. The breakfast was also great. Loved it!

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We said thank you in person, wrote in the guest book and gave a thank you card but there really aren't enough ways to say thank you to John, Mary and Bridget! We knew from the second John welcomed us on our first night how great a stay we would have. It was our honeymoon and having planned a wedding,... More 

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Thank Chloe O
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Friars Glen is wonderful. Its location next to Killarney Nation Park is so convenient and magical with huge stags resting in a field near by. Mary and John were very welcoming and gave us helpful guidance in choosing where to hike and eat. And the breakfast was delicious. Out of all of the places we stayed in Ireland Friars Glen... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friars Glen is a four star traditional-style country house offering guests top quality bed and breakfast accommodation. We have ten en suite, spacious, comfortable bedrooms that are quiet and restful. We offer an extensive. delicious breakfast that includes a cold buffet and freshly prepared to-order choices to set you up for your day. Friars Glen has a homely, friendly good humoured atmosphere and with experienced advice we aim to help our guests make the most of their holiday in Ireland's South West. Surrounded by mountains and woodland, Friars Glen is located 5km from Killarney Town and within Killarney National Park, close to Muckross House and Gardens and in the centre of the Park. There are many hikes and trails from our doorstep. Friars Glen is an ideal centre for day tours to Ring of Kerry, Dingle and West Cork. For however long you choose to stay at Friars Glen we assure you of great accommodation and lots to see and do. ... more   less 

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Address: Mangerton Rd | Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: $50 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Friars Glen Hotel Killarney
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“Rooms at the back of the home have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles 806clares, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy breakfast looking out over the beautifully kept, deer filled lawn.”
 of 5 bubbles JH1092013, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 add a wonderful view of mountains and meadow.”
 of 5 bubbles Tianne2016, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“It's a beautiful walk into town but since there are no lights on the road, it is absolutely pitch black if you walk back at night. :)”
 of 5 bubbles joef246, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any room is great, but ask for a room with a view of the backyard. If you are lucky you might see the red deer herd out your window.”
 of 5 bubbles Roger924, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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