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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I had such a fantastic stay at Rockcrest House. It's the perfect location- within walking distance to the town, but tucked enough away so that you feel secluded. Our room was perfectly clean, comfortable, and updated. Marian and her daughter were lovely hosts. They also make a wonderful breakfast. My husband and I agreed it was the... More 

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to have you both as our guests and I was delighted to read that you enjoyed the breakfasts. I hope you will be able to visit again sometime in the future. Best regards and take care, David, Marian and Fiona. More 

Newport, Rhode Island
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable, beautiful home. Hosts were helpful, gracious hosts. Breakfast was fantastic. You might think the home is well away from the town because of the drive, but in fact it is within a five minute walk of the center of town along a well-lit road/path. Highly recommend.

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your valuable and lovely review. This is one of the rewarding aspects of the B&B business and it helps us greatly with maintaining and or improving our standards to our guests. Best regards and take care, David and Marian. More 

Laconia, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was very quiet but within walking distance to town. The room was spacious with an average size bathroom . The room and house were exceptionally clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was very good and made to order whatever you wanted - we had to leave very early to return home and she even packed up a breakfast to... More 

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a glowing review. It was an absolute pleasure to have such wonderful guests staying with us. We hope we will be in a position to accommodate you again sometime in the future. Best regards and take care, David and Marian. More 

Roswell, New Mexico
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed two nights in this lovely, clean B and B, within a short walk into town. Our host Marion was gracious and efficient and we had such a perfect view from the bedroom window. The breakfasts were wonderful and the bathroom nice and modern. I would have loved to have stayed more nights!

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to have you both as our guests and I was delighted to read that you enjoyed the breakfasts. I hope you will be able to visit again sometime in the future. Best regards and take care, David and Marian. More 

Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent 2 nights in this great location, especially as a base to explore the Kerry and Baera peninsulas. The location is a very short walk into town. Marion provided good suggestions for dinner and our travels. I enjoyed the smell of Marion's tasty brown bread baking in the evening and her perfectly cooked scrambled eggs for... More 

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for choosing our bed and breakfast and for writing such a fantastic review. I hope you will be in a position to stay again some time in the future. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests. Best regards and take care, David and Marian. More 

Reinholds, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rockcrest house is close to all the pubs, restaurants and shops in Kenmare (a short, easy 5-10 min walk) but enough away from it all to be a quiet retreat. Our room was nice, clean and confortable. The bathroom was fine, except there was no rack or hook for the towels except the hooks on the back of the door.... More 

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review. Towel rack has now been installed in the bathroom. It was an absolute pleasure to have such wonderful guests staying with us. We hope we will be in a position to accommodate you again sometime in the future. Best regards and take care, David and Marian. More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently read a review from Alaska group who was very critical. I must say we found absolutely none of that only a day later. It definitely does not smell of mold and is the most upgraded of all the bathrooms we have seen on our trip--very top notch with a giant bathtub and great shower head and plenty of... More 

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to have you both as our guests and we were very glad to see that you also understood that the review from Alaska were disappointed with their own behavior and just took their frustrations out on Rockcrest House - other guests complained at the amount of noise they... More 

Sapphire Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rockrest is situated on a high point about 5 mins walk to town. Our room had huge windows with absolutely spectacular view of town and hills. Room and bathroom very spacious. Plenty of off street parking. Owners very friendly and helpful. Excellent cooked breakfast. Rockrest is outstanding. Kenmare has a number of pubs, 3 small supermarkets, bakeries, restaurants, second hand... More 

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a glowing review. It was an absolute pleasure to have such wonderful guests staying with us. Glad to see that you enjoyed Kenmare so much. We hope we will be in a position to accommodate you again sometime in the future. Best regards and take care, David and Marian. More 

Newry, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are just back from yet another wonderful break in Kenmare, and yet again the hospitality received by Marion and David at Rockcrest B&B is what made our visit so great. From the moment we visited the B&B we were greeted by Marion who showed us to our room and then invited us downstairs for some tea and homemade bread... More 

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a glowing review. It was an absolute pleasure to have such wonderful guests staying with us again, we really enjoyed your company. We hope we will be in a position to accommodate you again sometime in the future. Best regards and take care, David and Marian. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at Rockcrest over the bank holiday weekend. The B&B is really fabulous - great location, beautiful views and amazing hospitality from Marian and David... our room was perfect and the breakfasts, with Marian's homemade brown bread, set us up for the day. There is lots to see & do in Kenmare, but it is the hospitality... More 

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davidodwyer, Owner at Rockcrest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a glowing review. It was an absolute pleasure to have such wonderful guests staying with us. Really nice to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast. We hope we will be in a position to accommodate you again sometime in the future. Best regards and take care, David and Marian. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Rockcrest House Luxury B&B Accommodation in Kenmare, designed with comfort in mind. Whether you want a relaxing weekend break or an action-packed outdoor adventure, it is the perfect place to spend your vacation and discover the joys of Kenmare and Kerry. At Rockcrest House we pride ourselves on providing a first-rate service in luxury surrounds at an affordable price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rockcrest House

Address: Gortamullin, Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: $104 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rockcrest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“This is on a quiet street. We were in the front of the house and it was quiet.”
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“Ask for room with a view”
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“it's cash only here so be prepared!”
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“ask for a room on the 2nd floor. Room 8 was a great room--good bed, spacious but keep the skylight in mind!”
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