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The Priory Coach House and Courtyard
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View from Aghadoe of the Lakes
Derrynane on the Ring of Kerry - 90 minute drive
Ballaghasheen Pass 25 miles away
Half way up Torc Mountain (10 Minute Drive Away)
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Killarney, County Kerry

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Stephanie...
1 review
“Exceptional stay at the Priory”
Reviewed 13 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012

This is a special place to stay with so much character and the host, Tim, is truly wonderful. He organized a musician to come and entertain the friends and families staying in his cottages; we enjoyed lively music by the fire with new friends - it was fabulous! The cottages and property are so lovely; all modern amenities with a cozy historical setting. Great location if you have a car; but even if you don't, taxi is 5 euro to town (or 15 minute walk) for grocery shopping and 10 minute walk to the abbey. Renting a bike was also a great idea to see the beautiful area. This is a perfect base to explore the area and you can really settle in to the cottage as your home. They had a high chair for our little boy and a playground on site; a magical place for the little ones to explore. Overall, a memorable stay and highly recommended.

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Liked best: cozy fire and Tim's unexpected yummy pancakes
Liked least: nothing comes to mind
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sheila H
Picton, Canada
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5 reviews
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“Fantastic Accommodations”
Reviewed 2 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012

We stayed for two weeks with friends in the two bedroom cottage.
Everything was perfect:Tim and Bernedette, our hosts, everything we could possibly want in the cottage, the beautiful grounds, and many extra. Our stay will be a trip to remember fondly.

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Liked best: how our host and hostess made us feel so welcomed and at home
Liked least: nothing to dislike, above and beyond amazing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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TheAlexan...
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
“Stop Looking! The Priory is PERFECT”
Reviewed 3 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

My family of 12 stayed at the Main House of The Priory in August 2012. Tim and Bernadette have transformed these buildings and grounds perfectly - with wonderful attention to detail and character. The main house is not just a house...it's a home. We felt so welcome and comfy. From Bernadette's homemade scones, to a welcome dinner that Tim's brother made for us our first night, to their children and dogs who blended in perfectly with our crew, we were completely at ease and comfortable. The home is wonderfully situated a short walk from 3 pubs, and an easy walk or drive to Muckross House and various trails and sights around town. Each morning Tim would greet us, listen to our plans, and give us even better suggestions to perfect our day. He would arrange drivers, boatmen and solo hikes. And his cheery "top o'the mornin' to ya" made our trip the quintessential Irish family gathering.

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Liked best: tim, bernadette, the kids, the dogs, the house, the location
Liked least: washer and dryer took too much time
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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GeraniumT...
Texas
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“Just a perfect vacation in every way.”
Reviewed 10 July 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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We stayed two weeks at The Priory in "An Tigan",a one bedroom cottage. It has a fully equipped kitchen and very comfortable living room and bedroom. First Class accommodation.
It was off the main street which made it very quiet and private. The location is perfect for walking to town or the National Park. We rented bicycles and toured the park for 7 days. Just beautiful. (Tim's friend rented the bicycles to us at a reasonable rate.)
Tim and Bernadette and their family are very helpful with suggestions and even came to the door one morning with homemade scones for breakfast. Tim was working everyday at planting flowers so I am sure by now it is like a botanical garden. Many of our friends are hoping to visit the same place. It is a beautiful part of Ireland.

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Liked best: The wonderful kitchen since we like to cook meals at home some of the time.
Liked least: Can't think of anything!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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cheltenham
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“Everything Needed for a Great Trip”
Reviewed 2 July 2012 for a stay in April 2012
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Myself, my husband and our two kids (ages 6 and 8) stayed at the Priory Killarney (in hte Teach Mor cottage) in April for one week and it was marvelous! I have since advised our friends to look no further - this place has it all. Amazing location - perfectly situated if you want to tour the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Gap of Dunloe...and very close to downtown Killarney. Amazing hosts - Tim and Bernadette were wonderful and warm and always available to answer any questions. Our cottage was impeccable, clean and very roomy and comfortable. We enjoyed coming home to our cottage and relaxing in front of the fireplace. I will recommend this place to everyone!

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Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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