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Pinecrest BnB

Bishops Meadows, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Pinecrest BnB
Ranked #22 of 93 Kilkenny B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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saint louis park, mn
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved Pinecrest. We arrived after a long day of travel from London to Dublin and finally to Kilkenny. Helen greeted us with a smile and some lovely afternoon tea. We felt like we were at home! The only unfortunate part was that we were staying just one night. We wished we were staying longer. The rooms were quiet, spacious,... More

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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

pros: very nice owner (Helen) room was very clean good location spacious room comfortable beds cons: breakfast was just ok my biggest complaint is that there was no hot water so my family was forced to shower in ice cold water small bathroom

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Columbus Ohio
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here in early June 2014. The facilities were good, the room spacious and clean. The B&B is just slightly out of downtown but a 5-10 minute walk into the city center. Our host, Liam, was very welcoming and friendly. We stayed 2 nights and he directed us each night to pubs that had the best irish music. Most pubs... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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319 reviews 319 reviews
38 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had a pleasant stay on my birthday. Host was lovely and we had two rooms. Parents got a large bedroom with a larger bed upstairs and we had a large double bed with a second single bed on the ground floor. Beds were comfortable. Host made tea for us and chatted while we ate birthday cake that we brought... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Helen and Liam were gracious hosts and we hope to return to Kilkenny soon. Accomodations were clean, comfy and walking distance to town. The breakfast was delicious (my husband dreams of the black pudding) and the hospitality was top-notch.

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Dallas, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Helen and Liam were very welcoming from the second we arrived until leaving. The house was very cozy and comfortable. Helen helped us pick spots to go in the evening and provided us with a map while Liam was very fun to talk to and his knowledge of the area and Ireland is expansive. Couldn't have picked a better place... More

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Cornwall, Vermont
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I booked my room here well in advance and I was very happy with the results. The room my son and I were given was very cozy. It was very clean with lovely linens on the beds. Helen was an excellent hostess and actually disappointed we were not able to stay for breakfast the next morning because I had to... More

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I booked 3 rooms at Pinecrest for our family of 6, 4.5 months prior to our trip. 1 week before departure, I received an email from Helen telling me that due to family commitments she had to cancel our room. That was it! She did not offer to help us find a new location and simply left me to quickly... More

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Pacifica, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

You can read more in the next paragraph, but to summarize, if you like B&Bs at all, you should be very happy at Pinecrest! You couldn't stay with nicer people, and for a budget-friendly place, I can't imagine being more pleased and pampered. Rick Steves recommended Pinecrest and a few hotels in town. I like B&Bs and Pinecrest was a... More

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Diamond Bar, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed here on our first night in Ireland. After hours of flight from LAX to Dublin, and drove on the opposite side of the road from Dublin airport to Kilkenny. We found Helen's beds are the most confortble beds ever, even better than our own beds at home! The quality of Helen's beds and the softness of her conformters... More

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Additional Information about Pinecrest BnB

Address: Bishops Meadows, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Pinecrest Bnb Hotel Kilkenny

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Pinecrest is a small intimate architectually designed family run B&B situated in a quiet cul de sac in the heart of Kilkenny City only a 5 to 10 minute walk to all the historic sites. There is free car parking and WiFi available and guests are greeted with the offer of refreshments, a map of the city and a hearty Irish welcome. Breakfast consists of a buffet with juices, Tea, coffee , porridge and freshly cooked traditional Irish breakfast to die for. Local information is offered to all our guests and no task is too big after all we are here to ensure that all our guests have a most unforgettable experience in Kilkenny. ... more   less 
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