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The Gables Bed & Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Gables | Ballygriffin, Arklow, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 10 Arklow B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a fantastic B n B. So friendly and welcoming. A reviving cup of tea and scones on our arrival. The family room has a beautiful view overlooking the gardens. Breakfast was delicious and set us up for our travels that day. A pity we only had 1 night!

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Warm welcome and good firm beds, and a very comfortable place to stay when returning to ferry terminal The very high scores are fully justified and anybody staying here will return, when in the area, as we hope to be able to do on our next visit to Ireland.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were only at the Gables for one night (our first night) but was so delightful. Maeve and Aidan were gracious hosts and provided great tips for dinner in town and where to head the next morning. Maeve served an excellent traditional breakfast that kept us full until we reached the Saltee Chipper for the "best fish and chips in... More

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We spent only one night at the Gables, the day before we had to catch the ferry to France. We wished that it could have been a longer stay. Not only did we get a spacious room, with an excellent shower, we also spent some nice time in their very large garden. The hospitability of Maeve and Aiden made us... More

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Chicago, IL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've told many stories of our trip to Ireland, but when I talk to friends and family about The Gables, I tell them that Maeve and Aidan would be our dear friends if we lived there or they lived here. We had an instant connection with them, which to me is the sign of a happy stay at a B... More

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Perth, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

What a fantastic find The Gables B & B was!!! We had travelled right around Ireland and stayed in many places over 3 weeks + and this B & B was by far the best out of all of them. Fabulous Hosts...so welcoming, so knowledgeable, so accommodating and so refined!! Nothing was too much trouble. The House was absolutely beautiful... More

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Bay City, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Excellent place to stay! Your hosts Maeve & Aiden made you feel right at home! Wonderful city with good shops and excellent food! Accommodations were incredibly clean and they went overboard to help with maps, things to do, and even greeted us with a wedding gift:) definitely would go back again!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Maeve was a wonderful host. The warm welcome to tea and scones was a dream come true. The place is comfortable and immaculately clean. The breakfast spread was very generous and really tasty. Nice place.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I loved my stay at this stylish B&B. The welcoming tea on my arrival after more than 24 hours travelling could have fed an army. Aiden was a wonderful host and his passion for and knowledge of the area makes this B&B perfect when planning visits to the must see sights of Powerscourt Gardens, Glendalough, and Avoca. My room was... More

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Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We stayed here in April 2013, on our honeymoon, looking for a quiet place not far from the city. Gables was the place to be. Aiden and Maeve are one of the best hosts we have every encountered. They gave us chocolates, (we bought 10 more boxes of them for back home), greeting card. The breakfast prepared here is one... More

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Address: The Gables | Ballygriffin, Arklow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Arklow
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Gables Bed & Breakfast 4*
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4* Failte Ireland award winning country home. 2 acres landscaped gardens. Welcoming tea, hot scones and homemade jams on arrival. All rooms ensuite with TV, Tea/coffee facilities, electric blankets, hairdryers and free WiFi in all rooms. Orthopaedic Beds. Complimentary toiletries. Extensive breakfast menu & home baking. Tennis court/basketball court. Barbecue, pic-nic area with lots of garden furniture. Ideal touring base for Glendalough, Avoca, Powerscourt and Brittas Bay. Dublin/Rosslare 1 hour. ... more   less 
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