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Carraig Rua B&B

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Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Kamloops, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Oonagh and her husband are made for the B&B business! We arrived early for our room and she had a room ready for us to get in out of the rain straight away. The beds are comfortable and our ensuite was very clean. The breakfast too...excellent! I would definitely stay here again when I return to this sweet little city.

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Acworth, Georgia
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Just a few minutes walk to city central and a pub just around the corner. The room was clean and comfortable. The owner was warm and welcoming. The shower had good pressure and plenty of hot water. Breakfast was very good. I would definitely stay here aging.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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28 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

My husband and I recently spend two nights at the Carraig Rua on September 4th and 5th 2015. The B&B was fairly easy to find on our way into Kilkenny and had ample parking. We were greeted by the owner Ms. Tworney who was very welcoming as we arrived. Our room was ready and clean and we were told that... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

It was the first B&B we sighted on arrival. We were wellcomed by Luna, lovingly joyfull lady, who happily helped us with information and instructions of where to go and where to find a nice restorant. Room was very nice and clean and breakfast was a delight. Highly recommended.

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was a very nice B & B. The owner was extremely friendly and it was our closest walk to the city. 5 minutes and you were almost in the center of downtown. The breakfast was great and you could chose pancakes with fresh fruit or the full Irish breakfast. One suggestion: Add coffee makers in the room, or even... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My husband and I stayed in Kilkenny one night. We booked Carraig Rua before visiting Ireland but were not disappointed by the hospitality, cleanliness of the room, and close walking proximity to Kilkenny Castle, Smithwicks, and local night life. The full Irish breakfast was delicious and the sunroom provided a picturesque backdrop during the meal. Our room was situated near... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This Bed and Breakfast, run by Host Oonagh, was the perfect way for my husband and I to start our honeymoon. Location, Location, LOCATION! You are just 2 blocks from the 'main street' through Kilkenny. The main street is about 1 mile long (with several branches shooting off from it), and at the end of the 1 mile of pubs,... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

This B&B could not have a nicer location. It is within walking distance to Kilkenny and has private parking. What more could you want. The home is warm friendly and has wonderful morning breakfast. our hostess realized that we did not have reservations for our next night which was Saturday and she suggested that she make phone calls for us... More 

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Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This very accommodating and helpful host only made our stay at this wonderful b&b all the better. The bedroom was very clean and shows pride of ownership. The breakfast nook was bright, roomy and welcoming. This was our last stay before one more nite in Dublin before heading home. It was booked for us by the agent for Royal Irish... More 

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Frauenfeld, Switzerland
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I had a nice stay there.I have found the place trough a pedestrian who told me that there's a B&B. It's close to the train station and offers beautiful rooms with delicious breakfast with a beautiful view trough glass to a beaufiful garden.i loved the feeling of the house with it's decorations.thanks for the night

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