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San Diego, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best part of Knockeven House, is the gracious host who worked on getting us Heat and wifi in our room and offered to switch our room when heat was not working. The evening was not cold in our room and Pam supplied cozy, comfy blankets. My husband likes to sleep in cooler weather so we were both fine. Breakfast... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a hard time finding the house, as it is up a small road and into a long driveway - but once there it was rather breathtaking! Our host, Pamela, couldn't have been nicer. Because the desired front 2 rooms were booked our first night with a 2 couple group, we had to stay in one of the smaller... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old stately home now a fabulous B&B. Pam is a wonderful hostess - very charming and informative about the entire area with a lot of great recommendations on what to do. She is wonderful, gracious and very engaging.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We did a last minute booking for Cobh and stumbled upon Knockeven house. The property was touch to find with our phone gps, but once we arrived, it was worth the confusion. Pam was very accommodating. She contacted a restaurant for us since we were a late arrival. Thanks to her, we received great treatment at the restaurant. It was... More 

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Thank csickert97
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Lovely, authentic house with a wonderful Hostess. A little hard to find unless you ask someone as our directions were not good from our travel advisor. We found it by asking with no problem. Great food, great rooms, very quiet. I would highly recommend to anyone who wants an upscale B&B to stay at.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Immediately felt at home with warm welcome from Pam. Very large room, furnished beautifully. Breakfasts offered everything from cereals and fruits to hot full Irish. We were very satisfied with our stay here and in Cobh.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Visit Knockeven and one of your memories will be Pam. She's a wonderful host with stacks of advice to help you make the most of your time in Cobh and surrounding areas. Knockeven is a large house beautifully furnished. The rooms are up a stately set of stairs. The bed we had was very comfortable and the room was a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Had an over night stay with Pam at Knockeven House, Cobh, (pronounced Cove) Ireland. Knockeven House is a lovely big home and Pam is the best hostess any body could want to welcome them. On arrival, Pam made us a cup of tea with home made scones with jam and cream, ten out of ten in my book. We stayed... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Beautiful house, great breakfast, exceptional bed and nice owner! What more can you ask for in a BB? Pam was very gracious and full of knowledge about the area. She had wonderful suggestions and made us regret that we were only staying one night. She made us tea and scones when we arrived. The room was very large, clean and... More 

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Snohomish, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Pam was a delight. Pam was everything we hoped for and whom no one else could measure up. We could not have asked for a nicer host!! From the ride into town, the tour of Cobh, and the instructions for taking a cab back, we were able to BOTH enjoy an evening in the pubs. The next morning, she helps... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Knockeven House

Address: | Rushbrooke, Cobh, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cobh
Price Range: $149 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All her rooms are great and easy access to the city for tourist stuff.”
 of 5 bubbles L9077TMbarbaras, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with TV as I am not sure whether all rooms have one.”
 of 5 bubbles maartenw2013, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If traveling with kids, the larger bedrooms to the front of the house are spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles christopherlocher, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“A front facing room has wonderful views of the harbor.”
 of 5 bubbles mlf433, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The superior rooms at the front of the house have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles dermot0, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
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