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St. Ruth's Farmhouse

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Milltown | Curraghboy, Athlone, Ireland
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St. Ruth's Farmhouse
Ranked #1 of 24 Athlone B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Apple Valley, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved every moment with the lovely hostess, Helen, her gorgeous old world Irish surroundings and her delicious breakfast! The grounds and country views are spectacular! I will never forget the view of a full moon from our upstairs front gable windowed room.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I looked on trip advisor for the a great place to stay in Athlone . St. Ruth's had great reviews so I booked for myself my daughter and her partner as I wanted to visit family in the area. This place is amazing , beautiful location with breath takings views of the countryside. Helen and her family welcomed us with... More

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Tamworth, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Helen and we were made so welcome. We are now back in Australia but are still talking about our wonderful stay at Helen's b&b. We could not fault our stay with her and everything was of a very high standard. We spent our first two nights in Ireland with Helen and we certainly experienced... More

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Galway, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

fabulas place to stay helen a wonderful lady could not do enough for us food beautiful all fresh and nicely presented room very clean and comfortable looking foward to our next visit highly recommend it

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed here late last year and didnt want to leave. Many hotels and b&b establishments should visit this wonderful haven and really see how it should be done. Nothing is too much trouble and Helen is a delighful host. A wonderful peaceful setting on a working farm, although you would never know that if you didnt go exploring. The... More

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Hannover, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I simply loved it. The house is wonderful and charming, quietly situated some 10 minutes (by car) away from Athlone, there is enough parking space in front of the house, and the rooms are cosy and clean, there are even bathroom amenities like small bags of shower gel + shampoo, soap, shower caps and cotton pads. I was travelling with... More

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Cheshire, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My family of 5 had the pleasure of staying at Ruth's B&B in the beginning of April for one night (I wish it were more!). As stated in most of the reviews, Helen was such a gem and superb hostess. The farmhouse is so charming,with classic old english furniture and beautiful Irish trimmings,very clean and the bedrooms were very comfortable... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My wife and I had a very enjoyable 1-night stay at St. Ruth's B&B in mid-May, 2014. This is an excellent location for a base accommodation to tour the Trim, Ireland area. The house and grounds are beautifully maintained, and the setting is superb. Our host, Helen, was very friendly, efficient, and very helpful with any of our needs. The... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

What a pleasure it was to stay at St. Ruth's Farmhouse. Helen made us feel so welcome, and the other reviewers were right - her homemade apple pie with cream is delicious. Helen has thought of everything a person might need for a relaxing stay. Her Irish Breakfast was delicious too! She is a wonderful hostess, and we would highly... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I am kind of a posh snob. (See my home above need I say more). I was all set for a wild St. Pat's weekend, but was too rattled to stay in Dublin after being kept awake all night by drunk Italians next to us ( as the ft desk of our hotel told us upon check out who was... More

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Address: Milltown | Curraghboy, Athlone, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Number of rooms: 5

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