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Ross Castle B&B

Ross Castle, Oldcastle, Ireland
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Excellent directions from Benita, found it right away. We were staying the night with one other couple there. Very comfortable and the grounds were beautiful!! We stayed in the lower tower room, very cool and a little spooky, Lovely antiques throughout and the breakfast was excellent.

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Sooke, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Directions provided were outstanding but I still managed to get lost, I felt so bad because I could not let Benita know as my cell did not work there. Accommodations were fantastic and were definitely a highlight of our trip, my son spooked himself out reading guest reviews about ghosts lol. Benita and Sam were incredible and their hospitality was... More

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Louisville, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I enjoyed that this castle looked like a castle inside and hadn't been "moderned up". We were the only people staying at Ross. It was comfortable, nice host, but could have used a good cleaning. Loved the location and the scenery.

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My family spent a night in Ross Castle for my son's 11th birthday. He wanted to sleep in a "real castle" and it is. We slept in the upper tower room. The whole place is furnished with antiques, there are great views across the lake! The rooms are comfortable, and the place definitely has an "atmosphere." It was downright spooky... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Want to experience a night in a real Castle this is the one to choose. The Castle originally built by the Nugent family is delightful. The tower is the place to stay, it is quiet comfortable and offers an experience that is hard to find in the day and age. Benita and Sam made us feel welcome and were very... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We had stayed several years ago with Benita and Sam over the Christmas holidays. We had a incredible time and Benita and Sam treated us like family. We knew that when we returned to Ireland(and that took too many years), we had to stay with them again. We were so happy to see them and they greeted us with equal... More

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Lewisville, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Stayed at Ross for two nights with my family of 5 on our recent 2 week vacation to England, France, Ireland, and Scotland. What a unique and great stay. Very atmospheric and just the right amount of historic flavor without sacrificing creature comforts. Benita and Sam the owners were absolutely great. Friendly and warm! If you want to come back... More

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Wisconsin
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I returned again this year for a stay at Ross Castle with some friends. Once again Benita and Sam Walker were great host. We arrived and all check in rooms and I decided stay in middle bedroom in tower, which is supposed to be most haunted. I took my backpack to room and put my coat on chair and returned... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The first thing I would like to point out is that the one poor and to average reviews were done a long time ago. The current manager is a member of the family that owns Ross Castle and takes her job seriously. Keep in mind there are at least two Ross Castle's in Ireland this is not the one in... More

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Sharps Chapel, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Benita and Sam provided my son and I with a marvelous experience. They couldn't have been any more friendly and welcoming. The ancient haunted castle atmosphere was exactly what I had wanted and was not disappointed. Creature comforts were there but not at the expense of the overall feel of the place. My son and I were the only guests... More

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Additional Information about Ross Castle B&B

Address: Ross Castle, Oldcastle, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Oldcastle
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty lodging in Oldcastle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ross Castle is situated on the shores of Lough Sheelin, County Meath, in the heart of Ireland. It features unique en-suite bed-and-breakfast accommodation in a historic setting.The castle offers beautiful waterfront views across a lake, famous for trout, perch and pike fishing.Our tourist accommodation is ideal for family holidays and romantic couple getaways while touring in Ireland. This remarkable Irish castle provides the fitting base for your Irish vacation.As a B&B, we provide the flexibility of individual travel combined with the comfort of Old World charm, history and modern conveniences in a location, which is as central as any can be in Ireland. ... more   less 

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