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Benown House

Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
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Ranked #17 of 24 Athlone B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
skolodzy Dublin, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an ok stay. Our room was on the top floor which was warm in the summer heat. It is just off a road that gets lots of activity and was noisy at night. It was clean and the morning breakfast was quick and very good. A nice spread of food to start the day. If you are just... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Stayed here for one night. Very convenient for Athlone and yet not in the town itself. Friendly lady in charge. Glasson is a nice village, and very easy walking distance. House is clean, warm and well presented. A bit more heat in the lounge at night would just finish the whole thing off nicely.

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Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

While this B&B is in walking distance of downtown Glasson, there is very little choice in pub or restaurant nearby, as Glasson is very small. However, with that being said, it was certainly a lovely place to stay! The place was clean, modern, and Theresa was a fantastic hostess. She even made me pancakes one morning! The room was very... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

Been there on August, 6th, 2011 and what to say?. Excelent rooms, excelent location and very good breakfast. We arrived a little late (around 19:30) but there was Teresa waiting for us. We also visited Glasson Village Restaurant, very close to the B&B, and it was superb

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

This B n B was conveniently located for us as we travelled across Ireland towards County Mayo. The rooms are good,everything you need in them, and the breakfast is good too. (I loved the scrambled egg with smoked salmon!) It is easy to walk into Glasson where there is plenty of choice of places to eat.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

We made reservations the night before, and specified what time we would be arriving the following day. When we arrived Teresa, our hostess, seemed a bit annoyed by our arrival. The house is clean and the bedrooms were nice. You have to ring a bell to speak with either host, and don't expect fresh tea or snacks. There is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

Greeted with a friendly smile after pre-arranging an early check-in. The family room was spotless and very comfortable. Every need semed to have been thought of, hooks where they were needed, hangers, tea making, TV, pristine towels, powerful shower. Teresa kindly arranged a local taxi for us and helped with arranging a return ride as well. Breakfast was lovely and... More

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

My sister in law and I stayed for a couple of nights to break the journey between the west coast and Dublin. Our room was spotless and spacious. Very comfortable beds. Breakfast was superb. We were not sure where to eat the first night but Theresa recommended a couple of places and even rang and booked us a table. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2009

I traveled with my parent. It was our first time staying in a Irish B&B. It will not be our last. The house was spotless and we were looking after very good. The breakfasts were freshly cooked and had a good choice. The area has some fine bars and restaurants and a golf course 2Km away. We stayed 2 nights... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2009

The landlady insisted that I leave a family wedding dinner at 6pm to collect the keys. She would not let us collect the keys at 9pm as we had requested. Having paid €20 on a taxi to collect the keys I arrived and waited for 5 minutes for her to answer the door. When she arrived she was very gruff.... More

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Address: Glasson, Athlone, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
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