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Blarney Stone Guesthouse

Western Road, Cork, Ireland (Mardyke)
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Ranked #14 of 61 Cork B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautifully furnished establishment, comfortable stay and ideally situated for exploring the city. Walking distance to the city centre and an easy car ride to the Blarney Castle. Breakfast was good and we felt very much 'at home'.

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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe B&Bs just aren't for me. Maybe I just prefer the anonymity of a hotel where the owner doesn't ask if you're siblings when you share a twin room with a friend of the opposite sex, where you don't have to explain why you might like a second room key, where you don't have to wait half an hour for... More 

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Kilbrittain, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Booked a single room at the guesthouse but when I arrived I was offered a double room for no extra cost as not all the rooms were occupied. There was plenty of off street parking, the place was spotless and the bed was comfortable. The cooked breakfast was very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Authentic website and accommodation portrayed is exactly what you get. Spotlessly clean & comfortable bedroom. Not ultra modern but homely decor and very well maintained. Clean shower/toilet area. Limited parking available. Great breakfast & well presented in a small tastefully decorated dining room. Definitely the best of the guesthouse/B&Bs on Western Road as standards variable in this part of city.

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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

8 January 2013: The guesthouse is well located, a 15min walk into the city center. Rooms are clean and well maintained. The host was friendly and helpful. Breakfast served was excellent with a good range to choose from. Free WiFi is available and works well. Limited parking is available at the front of the guesthouse. Rooms are a little on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Beautiful interior and friendly staff. Room was a bit small, but really well furnished and comfy. Only complaint is that we had to ring the reception from within the hotel on our phones to get someone to come and check us out of the hotel after multiple rings of the reception bell and even a trip outside to ring the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Nice guest house 10 minutes walk from city centre. It is, as they advertise traditional decor, which is not for everyone. Every area is very clean and tidy, the room very comfortable. Breakfast was nice, but service a little slow, ordered sauce which arrived as we finished our food. Staff very friendly, tariff is quite expensive.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed at the Blarney Stone Guest House for two nights and it cost €258 for two nights. This is about £100 a night and quite a lot. For the price I was expecting something quite special therefore. The room was a good size and the bed was comfortable. My rating of 3 out of 5 is that it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night on a spur of the moment trip to cork. All the larger well known hotels were booked up so we found this one by chance on google..and we were delighted we did! The room was just fab..so cosy and the decor was gorgeous. We had a very comfortable stay and we bought agreed we'd be... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This Victorian house is well decorated with amazing antiques and art. The entire place is extremely clean and well-maintained. We purposely did not want to stay right in the city centre because we enjoy getting some exercise as well as peace and quiet. The house is next to the university and about a 10 to 15 minute walk into the... More 

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Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Mardyke
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
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