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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
kusadasiman Wexford, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    5 of 5 stars
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Wexford, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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129 reviews 129 reviews
44 hotel reviews
306 helpful votes 306 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
16 helpful votes 16 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 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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York, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Maltings is located in an idyllic setting on the banks of the river. Leaning out of the window watching the kingfisher and heron do their stuff was very relaxing. The room we had was huge but dated, as was the bathroom. But both were clean. The breakfast was lovely.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We rang very last minute looking for a room and thankfully they had one left, from the minute we entered it was so friendly and homely and breakfast is served till 11 so you don't have to be rushing in the morning, our room was fabulous Would highly recommend the maltings and will defiantly be back again

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

I stayed in a room overlooking the river. €45 bed and breakfast was a complete bargain. The room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious, lots of fresh fruit, warm scones, brewed coffee and perfect porridge. I was surprised how quiet it was.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Birr is a great spot and The Maltings provides an excellent base for a visit. Big rooms. Set back from roads so quiet. Beside lovely river. And excellent breakfast. Not really a hotel more a big guesthouse.

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