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A Photographer's B&B on Valentia

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Stephen

A Photographer's B&B on Valentia

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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Stephen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Full Breakfast included. Located up on the less-busy High Road in Valentia Island with stunning views over Portmagee Bay.

5 minutes drive from the colorful fishing village of Portmagee (with great bars and food), and 7 minutes from Knights Town, the pretty port where you can take the ferry to Cahersiveen.

Amenities

Cable TV
Dryer
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

42 Reviews

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Regina User Profile
Regina
July 2018
Stephen's place is perfect for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It is perfectly located on beautiful Valentia Island with amazing views and due to minimal light pollution and hardly any noise, it is perfect for a relaxing stay and a perfect night's sleep. St…
Liam User Profile
Liam
July 2017
Just stayed in Stephen's place in Valentia Island and had a great stay. I also discovered that Stephen gives Photography Tuition and as I was in Valentia Island on a Photography trip, I decided to take tuition with Stephen during my stay. This was a great idea as Stephen is an …
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Response from Stephen:
Thanks for a fantastic review Liam, and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the photography lesson. Hope to see you again soon. :)
July 2017
Fabio User Profile
Fabio
April 2017
We really enjoyed our stay at Stephen's home. We did not had any issues finding the place and Stephen was very keen to give us a lot of suggestions of things to do in the area. The place is very clean, quiet and far far away from civilization. Perfect place to stay if you want to…
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Response from Stephen:
Hi Fabio and Anita, I really hope you both enjoyed your Easter break in Kerry and it was a pleasure to have to stay in my house. Thank you very much for choosing me as your Airbnb host. Stephen
April 2017
Clément User Profile
Clément
March 2017
One of the best experience we had with airbnb. Stephen is a great host, airbnb can be proud to have ambassadors like him. Everything was perfect from when we arrived and we left. If you are looking for a place in a wonderful area and you are looking for sharing a good moment with…
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Response from Stephen:
Thank you very much for your kind and heartwarming review Clément. I am thrilled to hear that you and Stephanie had an enjoyable stay in my home. I do hope that you managed to see some of the Island before you continued your journey. I very much hope to meet you both again very soon.
March 2017
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Dolores Courtney
March 2017
Stephen was a great host and a gentle man . The house was in a beautiful location very scenic and close to many beautiful areas of interest and the house and room was very comfortable . The breatfast was top class really enjoyed my stay and will return
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Response from Stephen:
Thank you fir your kind review Dolores. It was a pleasure to host you and I very much hope to see you again when you are visiting the area.
March 2017
Christine User Profile
Christine
January 2017
Truly a haven for photographers, writers, and lovers of scenic beauty. Stephen is a congenial host who made sure every aspect of our stay was enjoyable. From the moment we arrived, we felt catered to with tea and cake in the afternoon, delicious Irish stew for dinner, and a full …
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Response from Stephen:
Thank you so much for your heart-warming review Christine. It was a genuine pleasure to host yourself and Sam, and to offer Sam photography tuition. I felt as though I had two old friends staying in my house and it was a joy to spend time with you both. I very much hope to meet you both again in the near future.
January 2017
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Jocelyn
January 2017
I had the pleasure of staying with Stephen this weekend in his beautiful home on Valentia Island and it was such an enjoyable experience. He was a very attentive host and had dinner ready on my arrival which was very thoughtful after my long trip from Dublin. He went out of his …
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Response from Stephen:
Thank you so much for your kind review Jocey - it was an absolute pleasure to host you on Valentia. If you are ever this way again, please do say hello. :)
January 2017

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County Kerry, IrelandJoined in October 2016
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Stephen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello, I am a British-born award-winning photographer, writer and photography teacher. I also have a long background working in and teaching psychology and psychotherapy, but don't let that put you off - I'm retired from that job! My recent publications have included a book …
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