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    The Purple Heather

    Glencar Rd | Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good34%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “the gap” (8 reviews)
    “quiet house” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 35 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We spent 3 nights and used it as our hub to visit Killarney, Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Bureau. Location was ideal for that. Tim and Nora were great hosts and served yummy breakfast every morning. We didn't have water for one day...More

    Thank FlaKey305
    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    Tim and Nora were great hosts to a great B&B. Rooms were clean and cosy. Towels are changed everyday which is always nice. We were also served a good english breakfast, where juice and cereal were included. The only hiccup that we had was when...More

    1  Thank MAMagro
    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    Because we'd gotten lost, we were very late arriving. After we apologized to Tim, he responded with "You're never late here. Welcome." All aspects of our stay were excellent. Lovely view of courtyard, comfortable beds, and delicious Irish breakfast

    1  Thank Pappadoodle
    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    We stayed at the Purple Heather for 3 nights, It was excellent, beautiful clean room. The breakfast was great. lovely scenic view from the breakfast room. The host Tim & Nora were very helpful on planning our day.

    1  Thank DBClarke1991
    Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

    I was in kilarney for a wedding and the day after I was in no state to drive home so booked this for the night as spur of the moment to try recover before driving home to wexford. Rooms are small and smell of mould....More

    1  Thank Shtever94
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    • Ireland >
    • Province of Munster >
    • County Kerry >
    • Killarney >
    • Beaufort
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    "We choose the room at the back with views of the mountains (has a weirdly placed mirror in the bathroom)"
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    "Let them know ahead of time if you need a double bed. The have twin beds and double bed rooms."
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    "linked rooms and a shared bathroom would be better for family with older children. rooms too small for..."
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