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Fanad House
Ranked #17 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
    4.5 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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Oswego, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I arrived shortly after 9am after flying all night from Chicago, arriving in a heavy rainstorm, and learning to drive from the right side of the car on the left side of the road. Pat answered the front door, and after introductions asked if we would like breakfast. Gratefully, we accepted. Being the first stop on our... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean and big rooms, many choices of breakfast. Fanad House is quiet and located near the Kilkenney Castle. We enjoyed a comfortable stay first night in Ireland. It's possible we return if we passby next time.

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poor value for money, our toilet and other guests toilet would not flush, reported to reception but issue was not resolved. Good location, close to town, clean rooms, nice breakfast but would not return.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Room, Unassuming place in a great location right across from Kilkenny Castle. Pat was a good but busy host, doing it all himself it appeared, so points for that. The price was unbeatable and we enjoyed a comfortable stay there away from some of the late night Kilkenny ruckus (a few blocks away..enjoy)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My nephew and I stayed at Fanad House on our first night in Ireland, and it was an excellent beginning to our trip. The room (a twin) was comfortable, quiet, and well appointed. Breakfast was great and we were spoiled for choice. The B&B is conveniently located near the the Kilkenny Castle with great pubs and restaurants down the Parade.... More

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Oswego, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pat is a great host. The rooms were clean and welcoming. The breakfast was great. We had many great visits over breakfast with folks from all over the world also staying at the same time. The location is fantastic.

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Dallas, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fanad House is one of the best guest houses in all my experiences of international travel. The location was superb, within easy walking distance of Kilkenny Castle and the city centre, and even closer to Kilkenny Castle Park. The reasonably priced twin room was the largest of the entire three-week trip, and looked out upon a large, lovely garden in... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pat Wallace is your host and what a wonderful host he is; he welcomes you at the door. i stayed here for 10 days it was a great, it's a very convenient location, handy the city of Kilkenny, and the express routes, buses, and trains. Within walking distance to everything. The Irish breakfast is so delicious or you have your... More

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Mamaroneck, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So nice to go to a place that lives up to the reviews. Pat was easygoing and welcoming. The room was clean and spacious. If I had another night, I would have taken a bath as it was the deep old fashioned kind. Short walk to city centre and parking on the premises made life easy. Pat recommended an Italian... More

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided at last minute to visit Kilkenny before we flew home to NY. Got a large, clean room and a warm welcome. Great recommendation for restaurant and pubs. Free, safe parking. We even were able to print out our boarding passes. Thank you very much!

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

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