Castlewood House Reviews

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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Simmi Gulati - Aftenposten - January 19th, 2012

Dette er verdens beste hotell

“Verdens beste hotell er The Phoenix Resort i San Pedro i Belize. Det kommer frem av brukernettstedet Tripadvisors årlige Travelers’ Choice kåring.”

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Pol O Conghaile - Irish Independent - January 07, 2012

Secret Ireland: The Dingle Peninsula

“Rooms are big, slick and comfortable, with heavy curtains blocking out the early light (and parting to reveal a champion view of Dingle Bay), a large wooden-framed bed, and a brace of Lily O’Brien chocolates on the dresser. Between bedroom and bathroom, space ain’t an issue.”

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Pol O Conghaile

Ireland: Best in Travel 2011

“When people recommend Helen and Brian Heaton’s Castlewood House in Dingle, ‘breakfast’ is one of the first words from their lips. Little wonder.” Click Here for full article.

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Lucinda O’ Sullivan - Irish Independent - October 10, 2010

Kerry’s Gold glistens in divine Dingle Peninsula

“..Since opening nearly five years ago they have received awards left right and centre, including being named on the top 50 Trip Advisor Best Bargain World list, Top 10 Best Hidden Gems in Europe, and this year the Travellers’ Choice award.”

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Katy McGuinness - Irish Times - September 04, 2010

To dine for in Dingle.

“..the superlative eggs Benedict and decadent bread and butter pudding on the breakfast menu at Brian and Helen Heaton’s luxurious Castlewood House BB”

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John & Sally McKenna - Irish Independent - August 07, 2010

Our Irish Top Ten

“The Heatons are emblematic of a dynamic sense of engagement and professionalism which is quickly making Dingle ultra-impressive as a place to stay and eat, so pack an appetite along with that surf board.”

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Tina-Marie O’Neill - Sunday Business Post - April 18, 2010


“Following a restful night’s sleep in one of the sumptuous rooms with jacuzzi baths and king-size beds, breakfast includes a choice of artisan fare, including fresh nectarines poached in vanilla syrup and warm plums in star anise sauce, fresh breads made in the Castlewood kitchens, smoked salmon frittata, the chef’s omelette, or porridge with Cooley Distillery Whiskey.”

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