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Bantry House B&B

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Bantry, Ireland
Bantry House B&B
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an experience. Welcomed by the 10th generation of the owning family, and in a delightful room with a sensational garden view. I even got to play (badly) the 1890 Bluthner Grand in their remarkable library. And thrown in was a tour of the house and gardens, which really was very special. Don't miss out on this if you ,a... More 

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Chuzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing location and house. Rooms are nostalgic and critical items are renewed perfectly. Very nice enviroment and comfortable feeling. THE lounge, nothing more to say. Very good breakfast attractive to all senses. Free tour through the remaining part of the house and gardens. If you are in Bantry only one night and you don't mind to spend some EUR more... More 

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Gary, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here back in 1998 and have thought fondly of it ever since. It was so unique to be able to stay in this beautiful place. It was so peaceful and the grounds were lovely. The rooms were very nice. The hosts were very unassuming and friendly. They gave us good recommendations for dinner. We had a wonderful time... More 

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sophiemanager, General Manager at Bantry House B&B, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth C thank you for your kind review. Lovely to know you think about your time here from so many years ago. We are still here enjoying welcoming guests everyday. Best wishes, Sophie Shelswell-White, General Manager More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing place to stay. We had the room with views across Bantry Bay and were so glad we had booked 2 nights here. The room was large and well appointed, the bed was comfortable and the toiletries were top notch. Sophie was very welcoming. We liked the library which was available for guests to use once the... More 

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sophiemanager, General Manager at Bantry House B&B, responded to this review

Dear vacuumcleaner thank you for your wonderful review and I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you here again one day, Sophie Shelswell-White, General Manager More 

Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our 3-night stay at Bantry House. Our room was so comfortable and serene, with a lovely view of the gardens out back and some great luxury touches, such as a heated bathroom floor. Sophie was a charming and warm host, and the breakfasts were wonderful--and served in a lovely space. We felt so lucky to be staying... More 

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sophiemanager, General Manager at Bantry House B&B, responded to this review

Dear Becky C thank you for your review and I am so glad to read you enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes, Sophie Shelswell-White, General Manager More 

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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Bantry House is remarkable. Sophie is warm and welcoming and the staff is delightfully helpful which lends to the feeling that you're expected friends coming to stay in a beautifully inviting estate. The gardens and grounds are lovely, the view of the bay is spectacular, the food is delicious (Oh, the scones! Don't miss the scones at breakfast!) and, if... More 

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sophiemanager, General Manager at Bantry House B&B, responded to this review

Dear Cynthia W wonderful to have met you on your recent stay and thank you for your most generous review. Se you again perhaps one day, Sophie Shelswell-White, General Manager More 

Northern Virginia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I agree with all the other superlative reviews. Bantry House is simply wonderful. Be sure to walk all the way up the garden steps and through the stables.We stayed just one night but I wish it had been longer. Knowing that you're being greeted by Sophie to her family's home made it special indeed. The library is jaw-droppingly gorgeous. Spend... More 

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sophiemanager, General Manager at Bantry House B&B, responded to this review

Dear MJ-from-VA thank you for your review and I am glad to read you enjoyed your stay. Wonderful to read and lovely to have met you. Best wishes, Sophie Shelswell-White, General Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If you want somewhere special to stay Bantry House is for you. It is peaceful and beautiful and Sophie was very welcoming. We had a lovely room with 4 windows so we had amazing view of Bantry Bay to the front - view also of garden at the back and two bay type windows in the middle with built in... More 

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sophiemanager, General Manager at Bantry House B&B, responded to this review

Dear Dee1956186605 thank you for your review and recent stay. Lovely to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks again, Sophie Shelswell-White, Bantry House More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Our first stay at Bantry House surpassed our expectations. Good friends with whom we were traveling had previously stayed at Bantry House and had promised us that we would not be disappointed with our visit. From our first view of this impressive house, we realized that, if anything, our friends had underplayed the charm of this estate. Our room was... More 

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sophiemanager, General Manager at Bantry House B&B, responded to this review

Dear Mary Ellen C lovely to have you stay with friends on recommendation - the best form of promotion I think! Hope you come back again soon, Sophie Shelswell-White, Bantry House More 

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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I was very impressed with our first stay at Bantry House last Sept. On our recent trip we were accompanied by close friends and although I realize the risk in overstating a recomendation, I assured them that they would not be disappointed. Well, they have been raving about their experience since our return home. Not just the beauty and magnificence... More 

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sophiemanager, General Manager at Bantry House B&B, responded to this review

Dear loupow thank you again for visiting and it was great to get to know your friends this time round. Hope to catch up with you again soon. best wishes to you all, Sophie Shelswell-White More 

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