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The Maltings

Castle St., Birr, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Birr
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jentat Manchester, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I stayed in the Maltings en route to Derry from Cork by bike and it was the best overnight of the trip. Great location, excellent breakfast and genuine, warm hospitality. I'd recommend the Maltings very highly.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Maltings is great, site is cool, room clean and big, and sound of river is like a lullaby. The best thing is Maeve herself. Breakfast starts at eight, but when we told her we had to be off at 6:30 am, she offered to get up at six and have food for us. Even hot scones!!!! She gave us... More

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Another "spur of the moment booking" (actually recommended in a guide book) and it delivered straight away. The owner offered us tea and cake (and chocolate digestives :-)) on arrival and gave us a great recommendation for dinner ("The Thatch" as few miles up the road out of Birr). The room was excellent: really comfortable and nice outlook over the... More

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Wexford, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I stayed here recently for one night. I found the owners extremely hospitable and the reception area etc., fine. The area where it is located has good parking and is relatively quiet, for those who find it hard to sleep the small river behind is quite noisy, I thought it was lovely and enjoyed the sound but some may think... More

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Kingston upon Thames
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Converted Guinness malt house beside a rippling river that has a pretty walk alongside the town of Birr. Both restaurant and bedroom overlook the stream and very relaxing to enjoy a marvellous breakfast hot and cold with a superb choice from cooked Irish, fruit, cereals, croissants etc. Large airy comfortable bedroom. Maeve is a great host.

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Athlone, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I have previously worked in Birr and am a regular visitor. I stay at the Maltings each time. This family run guesthouse is fabulous as others have said. Only background noise is water trickling over a weir on the adjacent river. Birr is a well kept secret with lots to do especially for families. The river walk and the castle... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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45 hotel reviews
312 helpful votes 312 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This attractive b&b lies at the edge of the Brosna river, next to a residential area. Initially concerned that this location might be noisy at night, my worries were unfounded and I had a good sleep. My room was spacious, and simply, but comfortably furnished, with a view over the river. Breakfast is taken in the large guest lounge; if... More

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Jamestown, Leitrim
12 reviews 12 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Arrived late but were greeted nicely by Maeve the owner. Clean B & B and former malt house/mill with character and great location on the river and just beside Birr Castle and city center. Breakfast was lovely too.

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

My husband and I have just returned from a wonderful weekend in The Maltings in Birr. Having read many other Tripadvisor reviews we were really looking forward to our stay and we were not disappointed. On arrival we were met by our hostess Maeve, with a wonderful smile. Our room was large with two comfortable beds and a full bathroom.... More

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Address: Castle St., Birr, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
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