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The Castle Townshend

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The Castle | Castletownshend, Castletownshend, Ireland
The Castle Townshend
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lancaster
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are barely enough words to describe how wonderful this place is. First of all, it's a CASTLE! It's on a harbor and it's filled with trails and hidden gems in a delightful village. Breakfast is a great way to start a busy day and then you can walk or hike or take a short drive to Skibereen. This would... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not sure I want to reviews as I do not want not to be able to return due to over bookings. This place is superb. Old, well established, fun, mystical and dreamy. All sorts of ideas come into your head of the times this place was built and the history that is involved in its making. A true... More 

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Montrose, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you are looking for a 5 star hotel experience, 100 channels of big screen high definition and room service?? please look elsewhere. This is a B&B. A Place to get away from the hustle and bustle. Laid back and authentic as you can get, this castle is situated on a harbor just off the Atlantic..seagulls can be seen and... More 

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very reasonably priced. Archbishop room on 3rd floor ocean view was very spacious with a lovely view - saw the sunrise! Nice bathroom with bidet! Hosts were very helpful when we asked about a local cemetery and church. Grounds very well kept. We'd definitely return! Loved the full Irish breakfast. Close to Skibereen, Union Hall and Drombeg stone circle. Thanks!... More 

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Kinsale, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

If you would like a place to go for AUTHENTIC history... this is the place to go. Ann and Malcolm are just amazing!!! This Castle has been in their family for over 400 years!!! It doesn't get any better than this with authenticity. If you are expecting the lap of luxury go to a luxury hotel or a castle that... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I stayed at the Castle Townshend in December, shortly before the season ended. The castle is not a reproduction, nor is it a hotel. The experience is closer to staying in someone's home so please don't expect a modern hotel. The castle is lovely and there are many historic furnishings and artwork. We arrived to a lovely fire in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

This review is way overdue, can't believe it's been over 2 years since we stayed at the castle:(! If you want to stay in an authentic castle then this is the place...this home has been in the same family for literally centuries (actual historical furniture and pictures of ancesters on the walls) which is hard to come by these days!... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Granted we were up under the eaves and sloppy floors are fine in and old building, but it was pretty clear that no maintenance had been done in the past 50 years. The sheets were thin, old and I wondered if they were ever white. The reception was unfriendly. Almost as if our presence was resented, rather than contributing to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We did not let a very unwelcoming host spoil our visit to "the. Castle." Obviously after a very successful season, our host's attitude was markedly - " take it or leave it " Historicly a great experience. Lovely position and views. Friendly Zero!

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Interesting house in suberb location. Room comfortable and spacious. Great facility to sit outside and enjoy view. Breakfast was very good.A very peaceful village. Anne picked us up from the busstation und brought us there because there's no public bus available. She ist a great host.

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