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The Moorings Guesthouse

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18/06/2017 19/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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Portmagee is a really neat seaport town and the Moorings Guesthouse made it worth the visit. we were really impressed with the service and accommodation at the Moorings. We had a wonderful room with a great view of the harbor. The staff was amazingly friendly and helpful. we loved our stay!

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at several unique accommodations in Ireland and this one was one of our favourites. Very helpful hotel staff, great food and service at breakfast and evening meals and unique Irish step dancing and music in the bar. Lovely walk/hike on Valencia Island, boat trips to Skellig Island and great working harbour. Highly recommend.

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Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We was first time in this wonderful bar. This place in very quite town of Portmagee. Our fish was best ever with quick and really nice service. The guy with name Alfred offered us nice taste beer of local made. Five stars! Will come back again!

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Kilrush, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about our stay was lovely, the guesthouse room was so comfortable and clean - best mugs for morning coffee!!! Alice in the breakfast room is so friendly and the breakfast was amazing, we didn't need to eat again until evening. Already planning a trip back.

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Thank whereIstayed
Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I are visiting Ireland from Florida. We had the good fortune to spend three nights at The Moorings Guesthouse in Portmagee. The staff was very helpful, especially Alice as our breakfast server as well as Susan and Tricia at the front desk. Our room was very spacious and clean. We were certainly recommend The Moorings!

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Limerick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Moorings food is nothing short of amazing!! Best Risotto I've ever had!! The staff are very friendly and helpful! and atmosphere oozes modern Irish Charm. Beautifully decorated in a "rustic seaside" look! Lovely evening, lovely food, lovely atmosphere!! Can highly recommend if you want to impress your guests or be impressed by good food! Well done "The Moorings" ye...

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Thank Ankies
Reviewed 1 week ago

We especially enjoyed the service by Alice at breakfast, and this was one of the best breakfasts of the trip. My husband thought the bacon was the best of all the places had had tried. The town is a small quiet fishing village, very quaint.

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Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to stay right across from the harbor. Even though it's on the main road, there wasn't that much traffic and it was quiet. Our room has a very nice bathroom with lots of places to hang things and shelves for your toiletries -- such a simple thing but so few of the places we stay provide this.The hotel...

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Thank 389tonyn
Chester, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located overlooking the harbor in Portmagee. If you want to see the Kerry Loop and Skellig Loop this is great place to stay and avoid the tour buses and crowds. The boat trips to the Skellig Islands and fishing trips depart from just across the street. The hotel is modern and very comfortable. Their restaurant and bar are both very...

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West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely recent one night stay. The property has recently had a modest reno with new carpeting and paint. The spot overlooking the small harbour couldn't be nicer. The attached restaurant was fab for dinner of local seafood. Staff were helpful when contacted via email in arranging booking. This was a great location for exploring the area.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled into the picturesque seafront of Portmagee, the Moorings Guesthouse overlooks the village's busy working harbour. Just a 30 second walk from the pier, where boats leave for the Skelligs every morning, and right at the heart of village life, there's simply nowhere more convenient to base yourself when you stay in Portmagee. Offering 16 rooms in total, the owners have created a calm and surprisingly luxurious ambience through the use of traditional yet contemporary furnishings with crisp, clean lines of soft ivory against vibrant reds. The Moorings strive to deliver personal, attentive service while matching the very best standards in efficiency and attention to detail that you've encountered elsewhere. Room facilities include direct-dial telephone, satellite TV, tea- and coffee-making facilities, iron and ironing board, ensuite marble bathroom with power shower, bath, hairdryer and Gilchrest & Soames toiletries. Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access is available throughout the guesthouse and there is free car parking for guests. There's nothing more endearing than knowing that some of the Hollywood's biggest movie stars like Mark Hamill and Director J.J Abrams have visited the sleepy village of Portmagee, and even sat in the Bridge Bar local pub where Mark Hamill poured a pint of Guinness behind the bar. The Moorings was home to the pre-production team of the Star Wars VII movie and you can visit the room where all the magic took place and listen to the stories told by the staff. The Moorings is open all year round. Great food served all day with traditional music at weekends. Trips to Skellig Michael can be arranged and packages are available from April to September. Cois Cuain gift shop is open from March to January. The Moorings is located in a fishing village with a working harbour, post office, general store, coffee shop, bar, restaurant overlooking Valentia Island. The Moorings received a platinum award for green hospitality in 2013. They have introduced a 'Green' package which offers two nights B&B in The Moorings Guesthouse, a guide to a wildlife shore search and a special '30 mile' menu where all main ingredients are sourced within a 30 mile radius. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Moorings Guesthouse

Address: Main Street, Portmagee, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Portmagee
Price Range: $124 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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