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The Smugglers Inn

(19 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 3.9
  • Value 4.4
  • Friendliness 4.8
  • Cleanliness 4.5
  • Facilities 3.9
  • Service 4.8
  • Location 4.8

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The Smugglers Inn Information

Accommodation type

Restaurant with rooms


  • Bar
  • Free Internet access (wireless) in public areas
  • Ironing facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bike lock-up
  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Cots
  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Wifi internet


  • Check in: 3:00 PM till 8:00 PM
  • Early check-in available on request
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out available on request
  • Child Policy: No preference
  • Smoking Policy: No smoking
  • Pets: Dogs welcome


The Smugglers Inn Guesthouse & Restaurant is situated on the shores of Ballinskelligs Bay which overlooks a sandy beach and sits at the gates of one of Ireland's top golf courses - Waterville Golf Links. The guesthouse has 13 bedrooms, all with en-suite, TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Free wifi in all areas and free parking. The Smugglers Inn has a gourmet restaurant overlooking the ocean and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Specialising in fresh local seafood and shellfish delicacies (see the lobsters and crayfish in our tank). Interesting and varied Bar Food Menu, all carefully prepared with fresh local produce. There is a fully licensed bar and a garden for taking lunch al fresco (weather permitting). Also a popular venue for wedding receptions. The Inn is adjacent to the world-famous Waterville Golf Links and Skellig Bay Golf Club is less than 2km away. The village of Waterville is just a 20-minute walk. Nearby Lough Currane offers excellent salmon and trout fishing. Drying facilities are available for golfing and fisherman guests. Also perfect area for outdoor enthusiasts who like walking, hiking, horse riding, surfing or just likes to relax and enjoy the fine scenery. Waterville has a good selection of craft shops and pubs, as do other nearby towns and villages.

Restaurant is accessible for guests in a wheelchair.

On-site parking, Free parking,

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