The backbone of the Irish accommodation sector is the 'B&B' - generally an Irish family home that offers a room for the night and breakfast the following morning - each one is differentiated by the personal touch of the owner. There are 100 Irish B&B Owners Association members on the Ring of Kerry and these B&Bs are the best place to stay on the Ring of Kerry. This website allows you to Book Directly missing out the middlemen or online travel agent fees, thereby providing you with the very best value and comfort.
During busy periods when rooms becomes scarcer, you may find it useful to use our B&B Directory that lists 322 B&Bs.
The Bord Failte Approved Smugglers Inn, Waterville, is a second generation family business established in 1980 and sits beside a 2km sandy beach. It is well known for it's warm hospitality, comfortable en-suite bedrooms complete with TV, hair dryer, tea & coffee facilities, and most rooms boasting breathtaking sea or mountain views. Recommended by many good food guides, the award winning gourmet restaurant with panoramic sea views overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, serves modern Irish and continental cuisine and specialises in fresh locally sourced seafood, meats and other produce, showcasing prime ingredients from along the Wild Atlantic Way. See live lobsters in our tank. Variety of bar snacks also served in our fully licensed bar. Chef/Proprietor: Henry Hunt. Waterville is popular for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits - for golf fanatics you could almost tee-off from the Smugglers Inn to the world famous 18 hole championship Waterville Golf Links. For fishermen the nearby Lough Currane is popular for catching salmon & sea trout; hikers might like to walk the Kerry Way; or you can go horseback riding along the beach or through the forest - something for all to enjoy.
Situated in Portmagee, winner of the Ireland First Tourism Town Award, Reen Coast B&B overlooks Valentia Island and the Portmagee Channel. It is an ideal base for touring the beautifully scenic Ring of Kerry, a trip not to be missed, which passes close by. All the rooms have views of the sea and mountains, and have en-suite bathrooms, WiFi and TVs. On arrival you will be greeted by delicious home baking and tea or coffee. There is a delicious breakfast menu, from full Irish to pancakes, and vegetarians are catered for. This owner is an avid walker and gives good advice on the best trails, from easy to "you need to be experienced".
Hillcrest House, 3 star Tourist Board Approved, is a family run B&B situated in a scenic quiet area on the Killorglin/Glenbeigh N70 Ring of Kerry route. Hillcrest Huose is close to Caragh Lake renowned for its salmon and trout fishing, Dooks Golf course, blue flag beaches, mountains, horse riding and 10 minute walk from the Red Fox Inn and Restaurant which is adjacent to the Kerry Bog Village Museum. Rooms with bathrooms ensuite, and Twin, Double and King beds available. All have TV, hairdryer and Wifi Internet connection.
Excellent location. Peaceful with magnificent view on Ring of Kerry road (N70) Spacious rooms with bath-tubs and showers. Extensive breakfast menu. Home baking and fresh ground coffee. Ideal base for touring Ring of Kerry, Ring of Beara and Southwest Ireland. Help and advice given with directions, places to visit, things to do, nice walks etc. Ideal base for seeing the South West(Ring of Kerry, Dingle & Beara Peninsula). Direct Access to Kerry Way Walk Trail. Ideal base for a golfing holiday Kenmare Golf Club and Ring of Kerry Golf Club only minutes away. Killarney (35mins), Waterville (1 hr), Tralee (70mins), Ballybunion (105mins) Horse riding and Water activities nearby
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