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Muskerry Arms

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The Square, Blarney, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok.. I am not the Princess and the Pea by any means, but good grief, new mattresses are needed in Room 6! The springs were poking through the bed covers! The folks were friendly , and the live music was fun.. Breakfast in morning was fine. Very close to Blarney Castle on the Square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights while touring Ireland and while at first a bit confused because check in is essentially with the bartender we were pleasantly surprised. We were located in very clean modern 2nd floor rooms (1st floor in Europe) above the bar area. As I noticed other reviews complaining about the noise the bands downstairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner visited Blarney to see her family and we stayed at Muskerry Arms for 3 nights. The staff, rooms, service and food are all top quality. I would highly recommend this bed and breakfast as your base if you are visiting Blarney or Cork.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended this place by a local B & B we were staying at to go for a bite to eat and some traditional irish music. We were shown upstairs to a private room. The food was very good but the music by Kieran was absolutely fantastic! We liked it so much that we purchased a CD. Upon returning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had a reservation for one night when we arrived at the Muskerry Arms, but after plans with another B&B fell through, we asked Gary if he had any openings for the following night. He said he did, but only in the back building. The back building isn't above the bar and is about 50 yards behind the main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 3 night stay at The Muskerry Arms and enjoyed everything about it. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. The rooms were exceptionally clean and spacious. We ate in the bar the 1st night and couldn't fault the food. The portions were huge and absolutely delicious. There are loads of restaurants very close by if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see Blarney and surrounding areas this is perfect location and warm friendly staff will ensure you enjoy the stay. I recommend that you give it a try and you will experience clean room friendly welcome and good food

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed here with a work colleague for one night. Our decision to stay here was based entirely on Tripsdvisor reviews. We spend an average of 4 nights per month in hotels in the Cork area. We thought the Muskerry Arms would offer something a bit different... And it did We arrived mid-afternoon. Our rooms were ready and there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful place ran by wonderful people. The manager Gary goes above and beyond. Amazing hospitality. He is truley a gentleman whos primary focus is on the guest. Our room was beautiful, clean and cozy. Our breakfast was delicious. I would clean toilets for these guys for free.

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are a family-run business and strive to give all our guests an experience such as you had. We hope you'll return. kind regards, MaryBeth More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is a good quality, traditional, lively pub with very good quality rooms. The Pub is situated in the heart of Blarney with free parking and in easy walking distance of all Blarneys attractions, yet only twenty minutes or so from Cork City. My Host/Staff were exceptionally helpful, very friendly and had a good local knowledge of the area. Both... More 

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back to The Muskerry Arms when you are next in the area. kind regards, MaryBeth More 

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