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The Moorings in Portmagee, County Kerry, is a delightful bar, restaurant and B&B, offering fresh seafood and a real commitment to the best standards that Irish hospitality can offer.
Nestled into the picturesque seafront of Portmagee, the Moorings Guesthouse overlooks the village's busy working harbour. Just 30 seconds walk from the pier, where boats leave for the Skelligs every morning, and right at the heart of village life, there's simply nowhere more convenient to base yourself when you stay in Portmagee.
Offering 16 rooms in total, with the recent addition of a new wing, they've created a calm and surpisingly luxurious ambience through the use of traditional yet contemporary furnishings with crisp, clean lines of soft ivory against vibrant reds. The Moorings strive to deliver personal, attentive service while matching the very best standards in efficiency and attention to detail that you've encountered elsewhere. Room facilities include direct-dial telephone, satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, ensuite marble bathroom with power shower, bath, hairdryer and Gilcrest & Soames toiletries. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the guesthouse and there is free car parking for guests.
The Moorings is open all year round. Great food served all day and with traditional music at weekends. Trips to Skellig Michael are arranged and packages are available from April to September. Cois Cuain gift shop is open from March to January. The Moorings is located in a fishing village with a working harbour, post office, general store, coffee shop, bar, restaurant overlooking Valentia Island.
The Moorings received a gold medal for green hospitality 2010 and 2011. They have introduced a 'Green' package which offers two nights B&B in The Moorings Guesthouse, a guide to a wildlife shore search and a special '30 mile' menu where all main ingredients are sourced within a 30 mile radius.