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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Glencar house hotel is a haven of peace and tranquility, set in a most beautiful part of Kerry. It is an ideal base for those who enjoy walking, fishing, cycling or just driving around. Liam, Eilish and all the staff are so welcoming and we were made to feel at home the minute we arrived. Nothing is too much trouble...

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Gullegem, Belgium
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Glencar House was the only place to stay we found in Glencar. With 4 girls backpacking, we stayed in a family room. Glencar House is surrounded by the most idyllic scenery on the Kerry Way. Eillis is the perfect hostess, she cared about us, cooked some delicious meals! Thank you for your hospitality! Love, the four Belgian girls

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Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2013

My partner and I had booked a mountain walking, lake viewing and driving adventure holiday in the county of Kerry in Ireland for a week July 2013. My partner discovered the Glencar hotel on internet search engines. We wanted to get a hotel/ house to set up as a base for our driving adventures. Glencar house hotel did not disappoint....

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Zürich
Reviewed 14 July 2013

It feels like this place is built around around a fireplace in are cozy little bar. When we arrived here, we were very warmly welcomed by the host. We were walking the Kerry way and even though it is not directly on track, it's totally worth staying here - there is a shortcut coming back to the Kerry way at...

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, Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 13 July 2013

We stayed at Glencar House Hotel for a weekend and had a smashing time.The hosts Liam & Eilis along with all the staff were so friendly,welcoming and very accommodating.The rooms were fresh,clean and had all you need.The food was outstanding,the breakfast would set you up for the day ahead,the evening meals were delicious absolutely beautiful(followed by Eilis' devine white chocolate...

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Eilis C, Proprietor at Glencar House, responded to this review

Dear Cathy, thank you for taking the time to post your review about Glencar House Hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your first visit to Glencar House, hopefully we will see you here again in the very near future. The locals really enjoyed meeting you! Best wishes Eilis, Liam and Lizzy

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 July 2013

To experience that away from it all feeling this is the place to stay. Located near Killarney but in the heart of County Kerry this is to see what Green Ireland really is! Excellent area for fishing as various reports displayed confirm this is a haven for walkers and cyclists- or the more laid back motorist of course also. Excellent...

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Eilis C, Proprietor at Glencar House, responded to this review

Dear Ernest C, thank you for your very kind words. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Glencar House Hotel. We really appreciate when our Guests take the time to post their comments on Tripadvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to Glencar in the very near future. Best wishes Eilis and Liam

Arlington, Virginia, USA
Reviewed 3 June 2013

We spent two nights here. The location is perfect, secluded but within 30 minutes of most of the Ring of Kerry. The hotel was very well maintained. Breakfast and dinner were excellent, some of the best meals we had during our visit. The hosts, Liam and Eilis, were very welcoming. Their hospitality made this one of the parts of our...

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West Jordan, Utah
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The Glencar House was one of the highlights of our trip to Ireland. We spent two nights at this lovely bed and breakfast with our son and daughter-in-law. When we first arrived from Cork, we were tired and hungry and Liam was quick to make a great grilled sandwich and salad to keep us going. Liam was so helpful giving...

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Castlebar, Ireland
Reviewed 27 May 2013

On our trip to Kerry to climb Carrauntoohil we stayed in Glencar House. On arrival we recieved a very warm welcome and immediately felt at home. The ensuite room was spotlessly clean and had the most comfortable bed. The hotel is situated in a remote and peaceful location and is a perfect base for climbing Carrauntoohil. Liam and Eilis (and...

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Eilis C, Proprietor at Glencar House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we are so glad that you had good weather for your climb of Carrauntoohil. Lizzy missed your company when you were gone, she loved all the attention. We will be looking forward to seeing you again very...

Stanford, California
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We spent one night in this charming hotel in the middle of the Ring of Kerry. I wish we had more time to explore and stay longer! The hotel is an old building, but it is well maintained, clean and extremely comfortable. My husband and I arrived after 8:30pm, hungry and cold, and our hostess was kind enough to make...

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Eilis C, Proprietor at Glencar House, responded to this review

You were very kind to take the time to post your positive review on Tripadvisor. We really appreciate that you did. It was such a shame that your visit to Glencar was so short, hopefully you will get back to see us again and take more time to explore the area and see all the beautiful sights around us. I...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Glencar House is a rustic mountain hotel in the heart of the Caragh Valley and is the ideal base for a fishing or walking trip. Glencar House Hotel offers the lover of the outdoors easy access to the finest facilities from world-class salmon & trout fishing and walking trips or climbing trips , to golf and trekking. The hotel boasts panoramic views of the valley, woods and MacGillicuddy's Reeks, home to Carrauntuohill Ireland's highest mountain. The popular tourist town of Killarney is situated 22 miles from Glencar House hotel and is centrally situated within the famous 'Ring of Kerry' route. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glencar House

Address: Glencar, Glencar, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Glencar
Price Range: $114 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Glencar House 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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