Castlewood House Reviews

The Hotel Guru - July 2014

The Best Places to Stay in County Kerry

Overlooking magical Dingle Bay, Castlewood House is a very comfortable bed and breakfast. The award winning gourmet breakfast is what Castlewood is all about, with a dazzling array of delectable dishes, homemade bread, jams, pancakes, porridge with Cooley Whisky, Dingle kippers and the full Irish.

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The Kerryman - 21 May 2014

Castlewood House among the world’s best

DINGLE’s Castlewood House added yet another award to its trophy cabinet last week as global travel website TripAdvisor.com named the family-operated hotel the number one bargain hotel in the world.

The hotel, near Milltown Bridge, is operated by husband and wife team Brian and Helen Heaton and achieved the valuable accolade having received more positive reviews than any other hotel in its category on TripAdvisor.

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Donal Hickey and Lynne Kelleher - Irish Examiner - 15 May 2014

Dingle hotel’s hospitality wins place in world’s elite

“It’s all about the personal touch and pampering the customer — that’s the recipe for success in the hospitality business, according to a multi-award winner.

An internationally-known guesthouse in Dingle, Co Kerry, has been ranked sixth in the world for service in what is regarded as the most influential global travel guide.”

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Daphnes Diary - 22 April 2014

Daphne’s Diary – Dingle

“My friend Martine spent a few days in Dingle, a village on Ireland’s southwest coast. Helen and Brian run the Castlewood House hotel here, surrounded by beautiful countryside.

There is a wonderful view of the bay from all the stylish bedrooms at the hotel. The rooms are decorated with a combination of old and new. The beautiful antique furniture and striking art create an elegant atmosphere.”

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Graham Clifford - Irish Independent - 15 March 2014

Something for the weekend: the Castlewood House Hotel

“It’s a bleak and blustery night in west Kerry as I peer through the sheets of rain in search of the multi-award winning Castlewood House Hotel. I spot the sign when just past Dingle and pull into the driveway. The wind howls and I struggle to the hotel entrance dripping from head to foot.But as soon as I enter the homely boutique bed and breakfast, which TripAdvisor has showered with titles such as ‘the best small hotel in Ireland’ and ‘the best bargain hotel in the world’, tranquillity washes over me “

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IMAGE - 03 March 2014

Tea and cake at Castlewood House

“The boutique Dingle guesthouse run by Helen and Brian Heaton is a foodie favourite. The cosy spot serves hungry travellers in need of some good old fashioned Kerry hospitality nourishing visitors with their homemade bakes and breads”

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Lucinda O'Sullivan - Irish Independent - 02 Feb 2014

They’re top of the world in Dingle

IF someone asked you where was the No 1 Best Bargain Hotel in the World, your head would probably whirl around images of the blue oceans of the Seychelles, a chalet in the Swiss Alps, or a colourful riad in Morocco.

Well, you would be wrong because the World’s No 1 Best Bargain Hotel is in our own wonderful town of Dingle, Co Kerry. Helen and Brian Heaton’s superb Castlewood House, overlooking the waters of Dingle Bay, has swept the boards, winning Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice No 1 Best Bargain Hotel in the World 2014, No 1 Top 25 Best Small Hotels in Ireland and No 1 Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Ireland.

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Maria Moynihan - Country Living - 25 January 2014

THE ART OF hospitality

“How did a farmer’s daughter find herself running TripAdvisor’s 2012 number one place to stay in Ireland and number six in the world? With hospitality and heart, writes Maria Moynihan.”

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Laura Lynott - Irish Daily Mail - 22 January 2014

Dingle hotel voted best in the world for a bargain stay

“A HOTEL run by a husband and wife team has been named the best in the world for a bargain by holidaymakers.

The Castlewood House hotel, in Dingle, Co. Kerry, has been named the world’s No.1 hotel for value by holidaymakers via the TripAdvisor website.”

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