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The Maltings

Castle St., Birr, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mullingar
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a last minute night away and chose Birr on the spur of the moment. We were lucky to get the last room available - a triple. When we arrived, Maeve reduced the charge to the double room rate as we were a couple, a very kind gesture. The accommodation is excellent - clean, comfortable and well supplied. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed with my two sisters and my two sisters-in-law in the Maltings for two nights. We were given a warm welcome by the owner (apologies for forgetting the name) when we arrived and greeted with a big smile each morning when we went down for breakfast. The rooms were clean and very comfortable. The bedrooms and the breakfast room... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived half asleep from an overnight flight and the owner graciously got our room ready early so that we could rest. The room was large and clean with comfortable beds and a beautiful view of the river. The building itself is unique with a bright, spacious dining area and an outdoor deck right along the riverbank. Plenty of parking... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located just beside Birr Castle on the banks of the Camcor river, this beautiful family-run guest house offers a relaxing place to stay for anyone visiting Ireland's midlands. The Maltings is a very short walk away from Birr town centre and castle entrance, but is pleasantly quiet in a cul-de-sac with plenty of parking available. All the rooms overlook the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We sought out a comfortable and historical B&B in a charming town half way b/t Dublin and Clifden and the Maltings checked the box. All rooms overlook the river and the peaceful bubbly sound of the stream lulled us to sleep. Big rooms, comfy bed and nice bathrooms en suite. They kept the historical touches and added the modern updates.... More 

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Maltings in Birr is a wonderful place to stay - location on the river next door to Birr Castle can't be beat. Comfortable rooms and fabulous home-cooked breakfasts - what's not to love? Plenty of parking and easy walking to shopping and pubs. Owner Maeve made us welcome from the minute we got there - highly recommend making this... More 

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Bantry, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Super place to stay.Despite very late check in we were welcomed warmly.Lovely spacious rooms, comfortable, clean and well equipped.Breakfast a great treat, prompt,piping hot and plentiful. Location nice and central overlooking river

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We were lucky to stumble upon this lovely old mill house on the river by the castle. The owners were perfectly hospitable in every way. They quickly produced cake and hot chocolate for my tired boys and fresh coffee for me. The room was large and very comfortable for 3. The rooms have all the privacy of a very good... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of night, having read Tripadvisor reviews. It was very comfortable, lovely view of the river, quiet location. We were very well looked after, and considering that they had a big family wedding in the Maltings next day, the family were extremely hospitable.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

What can I say, the hotel is fantastic great value for money. Maeve makes you feel like you are part of her family from the second you walk through the door, nothing is too much trouble, even offering us a lift to the hotel we were going too for a wedding reception. The views and location are amazing and lying... More 

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