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The Castle Townshend

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The Castle, Castletownshend, Ireland
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Stayed for a couple of nights. Welcome was cool, just functional with no great warmth. Room had good views of the estuary of Union Hall. Rather old-fashioned grandeur which was fun, with four poster bed. The beds were comfy and shower was clean. Breakfast was somewhat spartan [but nicely cooked], which considering the prices was a shock, some homemade bread... More 

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Middlewich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

B&B in a fascinating old castle run by a descendant of the family that gave its name to the local village. Can't beat the scrambled eggs and smoked salmon (from a local smokery) for breakfast! Don't be put off by the ancient exterior stonework - the central heating and plumbing are excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful old castle right on the estuary. Full of history. We stayed in the Arch Bishop Room which was double aspect overlooking the estuary. A very interesting stay but only one pub/restaurant in the actual village. The staff were very friendly and helpful and there was a good selection of breakfast available.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We arrived Sat.eve.First notice on enterance gate,was €5 euro to walk in Garden.Next notice on hall table stated late check out €10 euro per hour. Beside that another notice stated,guests may drink outside at the waters edge,at tables provided,at €5 euro corkage. Or may purchase wine,as they had a wine licence.All very welcoming. Our room was ground floor,part sea view.Dark... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

But I think the last cleaner was the builder! Booked to stay a few days over the phone & arrived in the afternoon. Checked in, tired after drive, unpacked and headed to town for grub. Returned and asked for extra pillow. It was delivered with an attitude, checking how many were there-(as if Anyone would steal one)!! My wife spotted... More 

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1 Thank Jnnyj
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Ann who owns this place is extremely rude and makes her paying "guests" feel very unwelcome. As an Irish person myself, I can certainly say she is an embarrassment to renowned Irish hospitality, as I am sure many tourists from overseas would be/ have been shocked by her arrogant behaviour. My immediate impression was that she felt superior, and it... More 

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1 Thank M-Explores
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Where else can you stay in a castle for these kind of prices. On booking we found that all the regular rooms were booked but a 'very large room with sea view' was available at 20 euros extra. Money well spent: the Chavenage room had amazing views over the harbour, a very comfortable large bed, a sitting area, plus two... More 

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Knowlton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We stayed in the Castle, it is clean, we stayed in a self catering part called Chavenage (apartment for 2/3). One Kings size bed very comfortable and there is a single bed also that would be good for a child. It is a full sized apt. with washer and dryer. It has a working fireplace and you can buy wood... More 

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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