Castlewood House Reviews

The Argus - 11 December 2013

Hotelier Helen collects ‘best value’ national award

“COOLEY woman Helen Woods and her husband Brian Heaton who run the Castlewood Hotel in Dingle, Co Kerry have scooped yet another award. The family-run hotel won the Best Value Hotel category at the National Hospital Awards, where sister Susie collected the award.”

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Just Luxe Travel - November 2013

Ireland’s Castlewood House Dingle Gets Personal Within its Four-Star Property

“Outside, a strawberry and cream-colored fishing boat bobs gently in the lapping waters of Dingle Bay; such is the picturesque southwest Ireland location of Castlewood House Dingle. Brian Heaton, an experienced Irish hotel manager, opened this charming guest house eight years ago with his wife, Helen, just outside the pretty Kerry town of Dingle.”

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Lucinda O'Sullivan - 21 October 2013

Meet Helen & Brian Heaton of Castlewood House Dingle

“Helen and Brian Heaton personify all that is great in Irish hospitality. They are a couple of very highly trained hoteliers who, some eight years ago, decided to go it alone and opened their four-star Castlewood House in Dingle, on the shores of Dingle Bay..”

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Tatler Magazine - August 2013

Family Time

Pack up the car and hit the road for one of these exquisite family friendly. “Looking out over Dingle Bay, Castlewood House is in an enviable location making it the perfect base from which to explore this part of Kerry. The house itself is modern and beautifully maintained offering generously sized family rooms. For wet days they have a well stocked with books, jigsaws and board games which are guaranteed to stave off any bad weather boredom. Nearby family attractions include Play at Height, Ireland’s largest climbing wall, Dingle Aquarium and there is eve bowling at Dingle Bowl. No rip to Dingle is complete without a look at Fungie the dolphin and owners Brian and Helen are happy to help you to plan a trip to see him. Family rooms in August cost an affordable 48.75 euro per person sharing per night and include a full award winning breakfast, meaning that there’s plenty of cash left over for treats.”

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Easy Food Magazine December/January 2013

Postcards from…

“This four-star boutique property, perched overlooking the picturesque Dingle Bay, is a great spot for a weekend getaway or family break.”

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Marie-Claire Digby - Irish Times - October 13th 2012

Breakfast worth getting out of bed for!

“Is there ever an ocasion when breakfast in bed is not the best treat imaginable? If you’re staying at Castlewood House in Dingle, it is well worth dragging yourself out of those crisp cotton sheets for breakfast served in the dining room overlooking Dingle bay.”

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Francesca Syz - Telegraph Magazine July 14, 2012

Best Hotels for Coastal Walks

“The 110-mile Dingle Way in County Kerry begins at Tralee and weaves its way around the Dingle Peninsula. A combination of coastal paths, back roads and mountain tracks takes you past beaches, coves and island and through colourful villages.”

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Marguerite Happe - Star Tribune - February 14th, 2012

Doin’ the Dingle

“The Dingle Peninsula in southwestern Ireland, is hands down my favorite part of Ireland and tends to win the hearts of anyone who visits. I have been to Dingle twice so far this year (and hopefully will return once more before the end of it), once in November and once in December- and it is a MUST-SEE if you have any interest at all in the Irish countryside and traditional Irish culture.”

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Robert Walshe - River Newspapers - February 6th, 2012

Home and Away with Robert Walshe

“Castlewood Hotel in County Kerry was named Ireland’s best hotel and also ranked as Europe’s second best and the world’s sixth best in Tripadvisor’s best Irish Hotel Awards 2012.”

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