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Maranatha Country House

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St Ann's Hill | Tower, Blarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

My grandmother has spoken highly of the Maranatha Country House after her many tours she's led in Ireland. I was lucky enough to be referred by her during my trip to Blarney and I must say that I was more than pleased. The owners of this bed and breakfast were every bit as friendly and hospitable as she mentioned. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The home, the bedrooms,and the breakfast room were very ornate and beautiful. The home has a history and Olwen grew up in it. She and her husband are wonderful hosts and our only complaint was that we were only staying one night. Breakfast was wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

I'm still in awe at the beauty of these place. When we first got here we thought we were at the wrong place, not what I was expecting at all! The room are just as beautiful and comfy, very clean too. Highly recommend it !! Breakfast was delicious, gorgeous views outside the breakfast room

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

My husband and I spent two nights here. Our hosts, Olwen and Douglas were welcoming, friendly & helpful. The Top Hat room was beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable. Irish breakfast was delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We only stayed one night at Marantha House but enjoyed it very much. The room (Regal Suite) was huge and quite comfortable. The breakfast served in the sunroom was quite a display of fruits, cheeses, yogurt, cereals, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast and scones. There was some mix up with our travel agent...Marantha House does not take travel vouchers so you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Maranatha was an outstanding couple of nights on our recent trip to Ireland. Olwen and Douglas were very friendly and inviting. Breakfast was amazing...maybe the best scones I've ever had! I would definitely stay here again, and I'd make it more than a two night stay. Beautiful house and rooms, amazing valley views from the balcony and bedroom. Olwen has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Spent four nights at absolutely no complaints. The location is very quiet and peaceful and a bit remote to the point a hire car is a necessity. The Owners are extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful. Breakfast was above average. Overall fantastic value for money and well worthy of the positive trip adviser reviews. We would have no hesitation recommending this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This was days two and three of our trip to Ireland. Maranatha is an extremely interesting property owned by Olwen and Doug Venn, and totally (I believe) decorated according to Olwen's individual taste. It is a fairly old house set out in the country, and away from Cork, but close to Blarney Castle. The rooms we had were extremely comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Beautiful house and rooms, nice garden, breakfast in Wintergarten (everymorning had the same Johann Strauß music from tape), Great hospitality, Land Lady gave excellent suggestions for trips. Shopping even drinks - only with car. But tea/coffee selfcatered. Wifi didn't work. Our kids 11-13 loved the horse "Charles-Magne" on the property and watched TV. Smaller kids might not fit well in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The best B&B We ever stayed at! Beautiful house very close to Blarney. Excellent service and breakfast served on a beautiful porce. We have not one negative thing to tell about this perfect place. Perfect for a nice romantic weekend.

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