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At the foot of the Slieve Mish Mountains in the Dingle Peninsula, The Anvil Bar B&B offers stylish and elegant rooms with flat-screen TVs. Guests can relax with open fires in the cozy, traditional pub.

With beautiful garden or mountain views, the bright and cozily furnished rooms at The Anvil Bar have their own private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can relax with free tea and coffee in the room.

Hearty breakfasts are served each day in the dining area, and the warmly furnished pub features free Wi-Fi and serves drinks and evening meals.

The Anvil offers a shuttle/pick-up service to and from Cork, Shannon and Kerry Airport. Inch Beach is 10 minutes away by car, and Kerry Airport is a 20-minute drive away. Dingle is 16 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

The Anvil Bar B&B has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 16, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Breakfast to go

Free Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 full bed
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, do you have parking at the hotel? Ann B
    yes we have free parking across from the premises.
    Answered on 2 August 2021
  • Hi, would there be a secure (covered) place for our bicycles overnight please?
    Yes we have a secured storage facility onsite. Please ask a member of staff on your arrival.
    Answered on 10 January 2023
  • is there free parking
    Yes, We own a large car park directly across from our property
    Answered on 10 February 2022
  • How far your b/b from kerry airport
    15-20 minute Drive, €25-€35 in a taxi
    Answered on 15 July 2022
  • We have a service animal (small dog)is he welcome)
    Sorry we have a no animal policy in our guest rooms, However Dogs are allowed in our main Bar down stairs.
    Answered on 1 April 2022
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Hosted by Stephen O Connor

9.5
Host Review Score

Stephen O Connor
The Anvil – B&B Accommodation, Restaurant & Bar is a family run business, famed for its warm welcome and friendly Irish hospitality. Located in the village of Boolteens on the Wild Atlantic Way (near Castlemaine – birthplace of ‘The Wild Colonial Boy’) and nestled between the Slieve Mish Mountains and the Dingle Peninsula in an area renowned for its rugged beauty and unforgettable scenery. It is an ideal base for exploring the Kerry sights such as the Dingle Peninsula, Killarney National Park, The Ring of Kerry or to just take a stroll on nearby Inch Beach. We offer Daily Bus Tours with our own Failte Ireland approved Tour Guide, On our 16 seater Bus we will show you the real Hidden Gems of Kerry, aswell as Golf outings, Airport Collections ect. We look forward to welcoming you and answering any queries you may have regarding our Bar, Restaurant, B&B, Bus Hire, walking routes or the ‘ideal’ fishing spot. Make our home your home – away from home. We look forward to meeting you soon.
After a day of touring hiking or recreation in the beautiful surroundings of the Dingle peninsula, relax in our cosy pub with real fires and enjoy the banter or sing a long with locals and visitors alike. We look forward to welcoming you and answering any queries you may have regarding golf clubs, walking routes or the ‘ideal’ fishing spot. Make our home your home – away from home. We look forward to meeting you soon.
It is an ideal base for exploring the Kerry sights such as the Dingle Peninsula, Killarney National Park, The Ring of Kerry or to just take a stroll on nearby Inch Beach which provides a safe swimming area and is also popular with windsurfers and horseback riders.
Language spoken: English
Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    The Anvil Bar & Restaurant

    Food: Irish

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Anvil Bar B&B
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • High chair
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Anvil Bar B&B takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card The Anvil Bar B&B accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 12:00 AM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note, breakfast is served from 09:00 until 10:30.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform The Anvil Bar B&B of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Restaurant is closed from Fri, Dec 20, 2019 until Fri, Jan 03, 2020

Restaurant is closed from Mon, Dec 23, 2019 until Tue, Dec 31, 2019

The Anvil Bar & Restaurant: Closed from Sun, Dec 24, 2023 until Tue, Dec 26, 2023

FAQs about The Anvil Bar B&B

  • The prices at The Anvil Bar B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Anvil Bar B&B offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live music/Performance
    • Horseback riding
    • Bike tours
    • Beach
    • Bar crawls
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours

  • The Anvil Bar B&B has 1 restaurant:

    • The Anvil Bar & Restaurant

  • Check-in at The Anvil Bar B&B is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at The Anvil Bar B&B include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Guests staying at The Anvil Bar B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Breakfast to go

  • Yes, The Anvil Bar B&B is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Anvil Bar B&B is 2.4 miles from the center of Castlemaine.