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Carraig Rua B&B

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Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Carraig Rua B&B
Ranked #22 of 93 Kilkenny B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Austell, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Oonagh is a great advocate for Kilkenney. She gave us lots of tips for places to spend the day enjoying including music into the night. The breakfasts were delicious and we especially liked eating in the sunroom. The location made it great for leaving the car and walking the town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is not a bad B&B, it is just average. The double my wife and I booked was small and bathroom was small. There was a sewage type of smell coming from the bathroom so we had to keep the door shut at all times. The staff was great though, very pleasant and helpful. The walk downtown was very easy.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I called Oonagh on a Saturday afternoon from town and was pleased that she said she still had a room available. Unfortunately, only a standard double - private bath but no en suite. I told her I would check with my husband and call back, but that it might be a problem as we hadn't packed bathrobes, and she said,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Excellant place to start our holiday. Walking distance to Kilkenny. A must stay if you're in Kilkenny. Very comfortable rooms and Beds. Amazing Breakfast in the morning in a sun filled room, excellent hosts.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We not only enjoyed our stay in Kilkenny, we certainly enjoyed our stay at the Carraig Rua B&B. Oonagh was very helpful with information on the town, dining places, etc. The breakfast was very good and plentiful. The room had a good bed, It was clean and a great accommodation for the price. We both like Kilkenny and wished we... More

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Virginia, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It took a few minutes to find this B&B as the sign is a little small to see at night, but it was such a great B&B! The owner was very nice and was also nice enough to print out our vouchers since we were supposed to have them already printed. The B&B was clean and the room was spacious.... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised my the location and convenience of Carraig Rua. The B7B is a traditional local building with ample space inside and tastefully decorated for the period of the house. The proprietors are professional B&B operators, each room is well presented, neat and functional in line with the expectations of a B&B. Our room had an ensuite on... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

First of all, this is a great location only 5 minutes walking from the town center. The hosts were both lovely and the room was immaculate with very comfortable beds! The breakfast was great with nice tasting breads and a great eggs. I would definitely recommend this B and B and stay again if returning to Kilkenny!

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Stayed here for a night recently - first time not to book a hotel for years. A little dated but this was negated by the friendliness of the lady of the house. Rooms good size and seemed clean but the walls were so dusty I couldn't relax in the bed. It could do with a little updating - carpets ........ More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
58 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This is lovely B&B, very handy to train station and town. There are lovely victorian decorations with a nice breakfast room in a light conservatory. We were in Kilkenny on a sunday so it was very quiet. Since our weather was lovely, we sat by the river and fed the ducks, did a wlking tour,toured the castle and then sat... More

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Address: Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny

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