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Forgefield House

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was the best B&B that we stayed in during our July 2016 visit to various areas in Ireland. Sam and Sheila were delightful and very accommodating. Our room was on the 2nd floor and had a beautiful view that we could enjoy from our large window. There was water, tea and shortbread in the rooms, which my husband loved....

Thank RandRose
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Forgefield House is a short drive to the town centre but well worth the stay. It's quite, rooms are large and spotless and the hosts are gracious and very hospitable. They also serve a great breakfast. Only negative was that our room was very hot even with all the windows open.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here a couple of nights ago and what a lovely place it was. We were greeted by Sam and shown to our room on the ground floor...it was enormous and beautiful. We asked about where to dine in town and he quickly told us his favorites and kindly called and made a booking for us at Mulcahy's...best food...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Room was very bright, spacious and well maintained. Sheila and Sam went over and beyond to ensure our stay was comfortable and enjoyable. Great location for a peaceful stay. Breakfast was outstanding.

Thank antra_elizabete
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A brilliant bed and breakfast run by a lovely couple. We were made to feel at home straight away. Sheila and Sam both remembered our names - little things like that make all the difference. As for breakfast... what a spread! Couldn't have asked for more. If you're visiting, take a couple of minutes to pop down the road to...

Thank amscam
New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were a large, varied group of 6 -- my wife, our 2 kids, my mother, and my brother (who uses a wheelchair). We felt very well taken care of at Forgefield House. Sheila and Sam were terrific hosts -- very helpful and with a wealth of information about the area. The downstairs room is very wheelchair friendly and was...

Thank gumbochef
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful stay with Sheila and Sam! ☺. Beautifully appointed and spacious rooms and marvellous breakfasts. Our hosts made us more than welcome so much so that we stayed for an extra night in addition to the ones we had booked. The views from the dining room are sooo lovely too!

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Lovely stay at Forgefield House. Originally planned four nights but Sam and Sheila were able to accommodate us us for a fifth night arranged a very short notice. Beautiful modern house with large well appointed bedrooms, TV Tea/coffee and biscuits also bottled water supplied, nice rural views front and back. our hosts Sam and Sheila are very friendly and helpful....

Thank Tony B
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Charming, bright room and wonderful, very friendly atmosphere. A place one is more than happy to return to after a long day of travelling. Highly recommended! And if we ever do return to have a look at Mizen Head we will make sure to book here again!

Thank Grit_Christel
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I recently stayed 3 nights at Forgefield House and are so glad we did. Sheila and Sam were the perfect hosts, friendly, helpful and even came to pick us up after dinner and cocktails in town. Our modern room was spacious and clean and the breakfasts were delicious with much to choose from. Sheila and Sam certainly...

Thank eddiga

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our home is set in some of the most scenic areas around Kenmare. All rooms are individually furnished with personal comfort in mind. There are 2 family en-suites with super king beds, 1 en-suite king bed, 1 double, & 1 twin with shared bathroom. There is also TV, hospitality tray, slippers, and hairdryer in each room. We offer a wide choice of traditional or continental breakfast which can be eaten on our lovely elevated deck with stunning views weather permitting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forgefield House

Address: Crossroads Killowen road. Gortagass. | Roughty bridge, Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Number of rooms: 5
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“The bedroom on the main floor is very spacious with a large bathroom”
eddiga, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet. The House is wheelchair accessible on the first floor.”
cdafloathouse, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The rooms upstairs share a bathroom, but it's huge, so if you're a family and you're okay with that, I'd book the rooms upstairs. The downstairs room is very spacious, but the sunrise greets you really early and really bright. The beds are beyond comfortable in each room, though. You can't go wrong in whichever room you choose.”
Lana_from_Texas, 26 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If using Kenmare as a base for the Ring of Kerry - I suggest getting an early start and driving the ring Counter-Clockwise. Tour buses start going around Clockwise and you won't get stuck driving behind a bus as you make your way around.”
Hist0ricTraveler, 16 Oct 2013 | Read review
“ask for the ground floor room!”
blhutchinson, 14 Sep 2013 | Read review
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