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Westlake Village, California
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Well, if you want to feel isolated so you can recharge in a bucolic and natural setting this is the place for you. We have three nights left on our Ireland excursion so I'm writing this from our next stop, The Heron's Cove in Goleen. We had been to two other B&B's before Blackstone's and Breeda and Blackstone's were far...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Padraig collected us from 5 miles away in his van (we ended up at a road junction after a long day and rang him) which was great. The house is set alongside the Upper Caragh River with spectacular views downstream and upstream. Excellent double room upstairs with comfortable bed and magnificent view of the riverscape. The food is absolutely outstanding...

1Thank David V
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband, then teenaged daughter and I visited Ireland in 1996: pre-internet/Google/TripAdvisor, etc. We found Blackstones House by accident - planned to stay for one night and loved it and its generous hosts Breda Breen, her husband and puppies so much that we extended our stay for another night or two. I think the fact that twenty years later, we...

1Thank JEHVancouver
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Blackstones was a little challenging to find (the GPS/SatNav apparently tends to take people via some TINY backroads). But it was worth the trip. I think the bulk of their guests are hikers, and it would be a perfect base for that. The bedroom had a gorgeous view overlooking the river, and the breakfast room had a stunning view of...

1Thank Katina F
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Breda was delightful, warm and gracious. Everything she did, she did cheerfully and graciously. Her B&B setting was spectacular and her food (especially the dinner meal) was delicious! Highly recommend!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a night during our recent car trip around western Ireland. Beautiful and remote setting! Great walk (with the local dog) up the river. The hostess was sweet and answered our questions. The room was fine though quite small sized. We drove about 10 minutes away for a delicious dinner in Glencar. The full...

1Thank Hurlz
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and loved the place. The owners were fantastic and took great care of us. The river and the bridge next to the place allowed excellent photo opportunities. We spent most of our 2 days site seeing around the Ring of Kerry and the Skellig Michael island (hoping to find Luke Skywalker)! Would like to go back...

1Thank Jesse97
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed here on our second night while hiking the Kerry Way. The house itself sits in a beautiful area. It is nestled among the hills by a river. The rooms were of decent size. The best thing about the house is the dining room. It has large windows overlooking the window. The owner of the house will cook you...

1Thank akimbrell21
Trumbull, Connecticut
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant location. Good dinner, although a bit pricier than expected. Had some trouble contacting the owner for the promised ride from the trailhead. The room was in good shape although a bit on the small side. Relatively convenient to the Kerry Way.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

One of the best place I have stayed in Ireland. Was here 17 years ago and it feels like there was no changed. Still the most gracious of hosts and a beautiful serene landscape to add all finishing touches. Hiking, biking, fishing, whatever works for you can be done near to Blackstones. Plus as we discovered, if you are driving...

1Thank Tyler C

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Additional Information about Blackstones House

Address: Glencar, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Glencar
Hotel Class:4 star — Blackstones House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Buy a Bottle of Wine From Breeda's Selecitons (Champagne is especially Good)”
 of 5 bubbles winefellowguy, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is a guest house and all the rooms we saw are very good.”
 of 5 bubbles davidvJ9686WN, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“view of the river was outstanding!”
 of 5 bubbles 2016acr, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best Views, TVs in every room. Free wifi”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethf135, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Al rooms are high standard but we particularly liked ours as it overlooked the river.”
 of 5 bubbles phill312, 19 Feb 2014 | Read review
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