We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 12 Carlow B&Bs / inns

Barrowville Town House

Save Saved
You added Barrowville Town House to your Saves list
4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Barrowville Town House | Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
Hotel amenities
Barrowville Town House
Ranked #5 of 12 Carlow B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Carlow
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

45 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Seattle, Wa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
32 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Donegal, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
1 review
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ra'anana, HaMerkaz, Israel
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Stayed here with my husband for three nights last month.on our last leg of our two weeks tour.what a beautiful old house,sooo tastefully furnished with lovely period furniture..our room was enormous and so was the bathroom,gorgeous old fireplace,two big windows with long thick quality curtains and the original shutters.the room was opulant with everything that you could wish there,big screen... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

We spent a very pleasant and comfortable five nights in Barrowville Guest House in April this year (10-14th incl). Dermot gave us a very warm welcome on arrival, and both he and Anna made us feel so much at home in true Irish style. Our room was most comfortable with all mod cons, their breakfasts were first class and served... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Killarney, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

I have stayed at Barrowville Town house a number of times, and I would not consider staying anywhere else in Carlow. This guesthouse punches well above it's weight, and is comparable (and superior) to a hotel in several ways, not to mention the reasonable price for accommodation. Dermot and Anna, the owners, are both friendly and helpful - on one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Barrowville Town House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Barrowville Town House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Barrowville Town House

Address: Barrowville Town House | Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Carlow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Barrowville Town House 4*

5 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (5)
View from room (1)
Dining (2)
Room/suite (1)
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (1)
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Carlow with
any amenities