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“Amazing location, very peaceful.”
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Master Bedroom
Second Bedroom - Double Bed
Second Bedroom- single bed
Window in second bedroom
kitchen
kitchen
small lobby reception
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Ballinesker Beach
Ballinesker Beach
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Curracloe, County Wexford

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Nicola P
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Amazing location, very peaceful.”
Reviewed 30 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

The cottage is lovely comfortable, and has some very nice touches around the place. The beds were very comfortable. Well equipped generally, you wouldn't need to bring anything. The woodburner is lovely as we were there in November, but you have to be fast not to set the fire alarm off! The beach really is stunning great for long walks. There is feel about the cottage of being in someone's home, not a bad thing, just a comment.

Would definitely revisit. Thanks.

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Liked best: Cottage and location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
8 Dec 2015
Hi Nicola
Thank you for your lovely review, we `are pleased you enjoyed the cottage. We are having the thatch replaced next spring so when you return you will see a lovely new thatch. All the best Dee
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683mick
Cavan, Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“A wonderful beach side gem”
Reviewed 9 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We have rented quite a few holiday homes but this really was one of the best. The location alone is just wonderful. In two minutes you are on the spectacular Curracloe beach that even the most dedicated couch potato couldn't help themselves walking and walking and walking. After which you can sleep like a baby in the cosy and beautifully maintained cob cottage that is The Dunes. The owners have done a very tasteful restoration, all perfectly in keeping with such a period cottage. Everything you could need was provided and anything you could want is pretty much a short drive away in the town of Wexford which seems to be thriving. We would recommend this house without hesitation. Michael and Orlagh

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Liked best: The location and character of the house
Liked least: The awkwardness of the wood burner
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
11 Nov 2015
Dear Michael & Orlagh
Thank you for your lovely review, it is really is warming to hear that you enjoyed the cottage and I agree that we are so privileged to be close to one of the most beautiful beaches in Ireland. 'Orlagh' your work is lovely I can imagine how wonderful it is to experience so many lovely places and then have a wonderful talent to produce such beautiful memories.
We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future
Many thanks again for taking the time to review The Dunes
Dee & Jon
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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 28 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

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Liked best: The open fire place and the location
Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
31 Oct 2015
Dear Meike
Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review> We are so pleased you had a good holiday at The Dunes and thank you fro the lovely photo of your family enjoying The Hook Lighthouse.
We would love to welcome you back when next in Ireland
All The Best
Dee
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Reviewed 31 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Management Response
1 Sep 2015
H i Daniel
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Dunes and all your lovely comments.
We are so pleased that you and the children had a good week despite the Irish weather.
We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.
Le gach dea-mhéin
Dee
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Matthew B
Kildare, Ireland
2 reviews
“You could not get a better seaside beach location for children”
Reviewed 30 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

There were to of us with our two boys aged 7 & 8, We all had an absolutely great time. The beach was just out the door literally and the cottage was a picture with all you would need for a sea side holiday. We would totally recommend this location and quaint property.

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Liked best: Location beside the beach
Liked least: Going Home
Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
30 Aug 2015
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Dunes and had everything you need. Thank you for taking the time to send us your lovely review
We look forward to seeing you again in the future
All The Best
Dee
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