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Barberstown Castle

4.0 of 5 Straffan, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night - hoping for a "castle experience" .... well there is a castle or part of one but this didn't rate with some of the castle stays I have experienced in Scotland for example. This may be typical of Irish castle stays I am not sure. Having said that, we had a very pleasant experience ....... More 

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Galway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here when attending a wedding at New Year and we were very impressed with the level of service and detail on offer here. Check in was friendly and efficient. The room was beautifully decorated, with a four poster bed and a massive bathroom. It was also immaculately clean. As we were attending a wedding we didn't get to try... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a wedding at the castle. Lovely food all served hot, which sometimes can be an issue at weddings. Nice spacious function room, heated with various fires. Very nice and spacious bed rooms. On the negative side there was no TV in function bar, no large bottles of cider, no cigarettes/cigars for sale on site either. Overall I enjoyed my... More 

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Blessington, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here this week for an anniversary celebration.. There is no bar, Yes no Bar. When we booked we were told the restaurant wasn't open, fair enough and that food was being served in the Tea rooms. When we arrived we checked in and some time later went downstairs to have a drink and look around. We were told there... More 

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Monaghan, Monaghan, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good venue for a wedding . Nice large bedroom comfortable bed. Room was cold told reception re same - no improvement on return! Weeding breakfast was very nice staff very attentive.breakfast ok staff very attentive . €50 voucher given to each guest on check out for use on a return overnight dinner B n b.fri/ sat night only .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We visited here in Dec 2014. The reception staff were nice. The Deluxe Room was Stunning! The hotel is nice but really Isn't much to it. No proper lounge area. The Tea area is empty, chilly and Abandoned. We had Read so much about this apparent fantastic restaurant, we were looking forward to dinner all week! The menu selection wasn't... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We won a night in barberstown a few months ago and I'm so glad we did as it's probably somewhere we never would have visited as it's so close to Dublin. But it's the perfect place to get away from the city for a night. We loved it from the moment we arrived, the reception staff are so nice and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We visited Barberstown Castle on 30 Nov for 1 night. I did not notice that there was no dining room service available on Sunday until after I booked. The Tea Tooms was very busy with Sunday lunch when we arrived and there was no other place to sit except your bedroom. They offered to light a fire in the bar... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The experience was a very pleasant one from check-in to departure and the rooms were extremely comfortable. Would definitely go back for a stay and use the facilities as we spent too little time in the hotel. On departure we were given a voucher to compensate for the noisy wedding, which we didn't hear, the night before. All very proactive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Don't have bad thing to say about this place. Food first class, tea room cosy and warm. Staff helpful and the history of this place was interesting. We will definitely be back one day!! I was told by a taxi driver that it used to be Eric Claptons house.

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Address: Straffan, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kildare > Straffan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Barberstown Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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Barberstown Castle Hotel Straffan
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