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Barrowville Town House

Barrowville Town House | Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
Barrowville Town House

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Barrowville Town House is actually an Irish gem. Beautiful exterior/ interior, elegant but homely Irish family home from the Regency period -, Dermot and Anna Smyth are welcoming hosts. Soft beds and fine breakfasts! Have stayed before and will again. It's almost hidden from the main road, so slow down to locate !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I stayed here one night with two relatives for a family occasion, one of them had stayed here before, we took three rooms, arrived late one evening, left in the morning. It's a beautiful house built in the 18th century with high ceilings, and lovely sitting room and conservatory where the owner serves an excellent cooked breakfast. The rooms were... More 

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Marriottsville, Maryland
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Barrowville Guest House is a beautiful house filled with antiques. Our rooms were large and had everything you could possibly need. Dermot & Anna are very welcoming hosts and serve incredible breakfasts. They sent us to a great Pub within walking distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Carlow must be the centre of b+b perfection because this gem is ranked at number 5. I have stayed all over the world in fine guest houses and Barrowville ranks with the best. If you seek quiet and subtle sophistication this for you. Hen parties would be happier elsewhere!

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Seattle, Wa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Barrowville is an outstanding B&B. One of the very best places my wife an I stayed during our 30 day bicycle tour of Ireland. Room was squeaky clean, very spacious, bright, quiet, and very comfortable. The breakfast was excellent. A good value. Highly recommended.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed here for one night. The room was excellent value for money, plus the owners were very nice. The breakfast was just as good as it was when the previous owners were there. It is well maintained, with good attention to detail. Very enjoyable.

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Donegal, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights in September. Staff were very helpful and accommodating on phone when making the booking. The house is just beautiful, really lovely, full of character. The room itself was gorgeous, up on the top floor. The breakfast both mornings was lovely.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Started off our two-week Irish family vacation at Barrowville Town House in Carlow and I couldn't have asked for a better location. The old house was beautiful, stately and full of character. The gardens in the back of the house were spectacular and the couple, who own and run it are the nicest people imaginable! They made our short stay... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights with my husband in May 13. Lovely rooms, great food, and fantastic owners, who were happy to help with any requests. Very central location for town, but would not know as also very quiet! Would definatley look at rebooking when we return to Carlow

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Ra'anana, HaMerkaz, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

A place in it's own league! Fantastic BB, beautifully furnished with an almost periodic museum full of furniture & other intersting items. The room was enormous with superior beds & aplliances. The owner - Dermot - was incrediblly helpful not only with local recommendations, but helping me plan our trip to the West coast of Ireland. I would definately return.

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