Castlewood House Reviews

Patsey Murphy - Irish Times - November 28, 2009

Dingle delight

“When it comes to morning feasts, one of the very best in the country is at Castlewood House in Dingle, where Brian and Helen Heaton, who both trained at Ashford Castle, have devised a menu so delicious that you want to stay a week just to try everything on it. “

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Susan Barron - U Magazine - July 20, 2009

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“If a personal experience is right up your tree, then shun the big hotels in favour of the Castlewood House B&B. Renowned for it’s welcoming and accommodating owners, you’ll feel like you’re visiting family. Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice awards 2009 named it winner of best bargain and best hidden gem hotel in Europe. The restaurant overlooks Dingle Bay and offers an extensive breakfast menu including the B&B’s special porridge with Baileys. Bedroom amenities include a jacuzzi tub, TV and DVD player. The best thing to do is explore the local area. Enjoy a pint in Dingle town situated five minutes away or opt for one of the B&B’s special tours of Dingle.”

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Lucinda O'Sullivan - Irish Independent - June 28, 2009

No better time for you and your family to take a well-earned break.

“Dingle is a fabulous spot. The streets are always colourful and buzzing. Indeed, you might be surprised to know that the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice best bargain hotel and best hidden gem of Europe 2009 is the gorgeous Castlewood House in Dingle. The five-star guest house, overlooking the waters of Dingle Bay, is owned by young couple Helen and Brian Heaton. But then I told you all about Castlewood in my Little Black Book of Great Places to Stay & Eat in Ireland, way before Tripadvisor.”

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Food & Wine Magazine - April, 2009

Castlewood House wins 2009 TripAdvisor Award

“Ever wondered where the Best Hidden Gem of Europe and Best Bargain Hotel is for 2009? According to TripAdvisor awards it’s the luxurious Castlewood Guest House nestled on the shores of Dingle Bay. Unlike other hotel awards TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice awards are based on thousands of unbiased reviews and opinions about hotels on For more information on the idyllic Castlewood House, along with customer reviews visit or visit to book an idyllic waterside break.”

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Margaret Roddy - The Argus - March 25, 2009

Dundalk Woman Flying High

“A luxury guesthouse run by Dundalk woman Helen Heaton and her husband Brian has won two Traveller Choice awards from the travel website.”

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