Victoria House Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVictoria House Hotel Killarney
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... on the electricity, getting hot water is a challenge. Every plug has an off/on switch, on demand water heaters have switches, it is challenging. I admit I took a cold shower one day because I couldn't figure out the solution. Once you learn the tricks, it is quite simple. This was big into recycling, a can for all seasons.
Hearing the cows mooing, I stepped outside to see the cows wandering down the trail on the other side ...
... high and 12' thick at the the base and constructed of dry stone (no mortar or cement). Very interesting.
On our way back to Killarney we stopped to get a sandwich and we also got a tip that we should go to "Ladies View" in Killarney National Park. We headed down into the park from Killarney and it was 10 miles of torturous driving as we dodged big tour buses on tiny winding roads that ...
... was kind of cool that the beginning of the day started with the Ring of Kerry, and the end of the night ended with a Ring of Fire. In addition, I couldn’t get my wifi to connect on my iPhone, so I was becoming very frustrated. At about 10pm, we started walking back to the hotel. I ran in briefly to Sheehan’s Pub, which had some musicians playing various instruments. Something strange about the trip home, was that it was still light outside when we ...
I wondered what it would be like to live in this town, in particular. We were clearly in the shopping district, surrounded by pubs all trumpeting their homeyness; stores for clothing, video games and souvenirs; cafés promoting their fresh-baked wares with quality ingredients; and more pubs. I was aware that the surrounding area was the residential district, but I wondered how many people there could possibly be to fill all the pubs every night, so that ...
... back to the main roads. After a few more windy single lanes we finally got back to a main road. A least we got to see more of the country side; there are some beautiful valleys and hills and some interesting homes. We got to the Lake Hotel at Killarney around lunch time. Two adjacent rooms and a double and a single bed in each, sweet! Time for lunch in the sun room overlooking the lake before sight seeing for the afternoon. Liam had some lovely fish goujons (like nuggets ...