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“Sweet cottage, great location and lovely host”
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The Old Dressmaker's Cottage
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The Old Dressmaker's Cottage
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Kenmare, County Kerry

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wishtotra...
Westville, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Sweet cottage, great location and lovely host”
Reviewed July 10, 2011 for a stay in June 2011
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people found this review helpful

The Dress Makers Cottage was like a play house, so nicely decorated and had all the amenities. The location in the town and the town itself was a great location to explore the whole area. Lots of day trips and surrounding scenery, hikes available for all abilities or you could just enjoy Kenmare itself. Music was easy to find every evening in the variety of pubs and the people were so very friendly. Kathleeen is a great host and has a great sense of humor. We felt very fortunate to have found this little place and it met every need and wish we had.

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Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Tourists
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kobbo
Dunmore East, Ireland
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Cozy Little Cottage in the Center of Kenmare”
Reviewed June 6, 2011 for a stay in May 2011
2
people found this review helpful

Gorgeous little cottage with ideal central location, well stocked kitchen and comfy bedrooms. A huge cut above standard 'bland' holiday homes - lovely interior with oodles of traditional charm. Superb value for money.

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Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway
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Management Response
27 Jun 2011
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to send a review
It was a pleasure to have you staying in The Old Dressmakers Cottage.
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Maude2U
Lexington, Kentucky
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A cozy cottage with a wonderful owner in a great town--ready to return”
Reviewed March 26, 2011 for a stay in October 2010
3
people found this review helpful

I stayed here for a month and was delighted with the cozy cottage in the heart of Kenmare, " the little nest," on the Ring of Kerry. I could walk out the door to any of 15 local places to eat; buy food to prepare at local butcher shops, the good food coop, or at the weekly farmers market; hear live music several evenings a week, see set dancing; stroll down to Kenmare Bay, or take a hill walk. Because I was on my own, Kathleen (the owner) took me around and introduced me to different places and activities around town. I stayed in Ireland for three months, and this cottage was the best value for the money.

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Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Young singles Friends getaway
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Tourists Rugged travelers
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Management Response
27 Jun 2011
Thank you for sending a such a lovely review.
It was lovely having you stay too.
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rinusvand...
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 3, 2018 for a stay in June 2018
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Management Response
4 Jun 2018
Thank you for the review and the present from Holland Kathleen
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Vacatione...
1 review
Reviewed May 20, 2018 for a stay in April 2018
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 May 2018
Thank you very much. Kathleen
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Nona F
Arles, France
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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Management Response
28 May 2017
Thanks for sending a review
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susanator...
Logrono, Spain
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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