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Townsend House Guest House

Townsend Street, Birr, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 12 Birr B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in late august. it was my nieces wedding as she lives in Birr this was very handy for us. off road parking was good, martin and his wife were very friendly and very helpful. the room was good the bed large and very comfortable plus nice shower room. the breakfast was excellent and served... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful building with a wonderful 'home from home' atmosphere. Lorraine and Martin were so welcoming and eager to help in any way possible to ensure our holiday experience was the best possible. Each day started with a sumptuous 'full Irish' in my case although a wide choice of alternatives were available (you have to try the home made soda... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights in Townsend B&B, Birr. Very comfortable room. Very nice breakfast and extremely helpful and friendly staff. We really enjoyed our stay. B&B close very close to Birr town centre so very convenient.

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kearns1, Manager at Townsend House Guest House, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Townsend House Guest House,we hope to see you in the near future.Regards Martin and Lorraine Kearns More

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17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Last friday we had a the most enjoyable evening at Townsend houses new Tapas Bar. Firstly, our wine was lovely (€20 per bottle approx) and €4 for a pint of guinness for our husbands, and the very tasty tapas went down a treat with all. My favourites were the Chorizo and Chickpea with crispy bread, the chicken Oysters and the... More

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kearns1, Manager at Townsend House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on our Tapas and Wine Bar.We are thrilled you enjoyed your evening with friends and look forward to your return visit, Regards Lorraine and Martin More

Dublin, Ireland
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157 reviews 157 reviews
39 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stopped here recently to avail of the tapas and wine, we were warmly greeted by the owners and the tapas bar was quite busy, seemed to be mostly a local crowd as a lot of patrons were chatting from table to table, it was very nice and comfortable vibe.There is a nice selection of tapas and a small but efficient... More

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Exeter, Rhode Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Martin & Lorraine are wonderful hosts! Highly recommend. Clean, comfortable, and enjoyable, and the food was fabulous. Location is perfect to access the town and local pubs. First time to the Townsend House, will not be our last!

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Saunderstown, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Peter Ducharme Lorraine and Martin could not have been more accommodating. We ended our 10 day trip in Birr to relax and enjoy our last couple days in Ireland. The food and rooms were just what we anticipated. After, seeing a lot of the Ireland coast line. The views and slow pace of the country side to Ireland was very... More

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Moycullen, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Was made feel very welcome. The owners did a great job in learning everyone's name (I was with a group of about 15). The breakfast was excellent. The size of the hotel made for good room privacy. At night, the wine bar provided a great sing-song area. I will definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Arrived late Saturday evening, tired from driving with young daughter. Lovely first impression of period building with tasteful decor. Lorraine made us feel very welcome with little fuss. Property looks much loved and is well situated close to town centre and Birr Castle. Charming church bells ring the hour every hour but not too loud as to disturb sleep. Bed... More

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Corowa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We booked this location and accommodation randomly the night before we due to arrive. It was a pleasant surprise. Birr Castle gardens were beautiful and are featured in the Great Gardens of Europe. The town was unique and our accommodation couldn't be better. We will return there and stay longer next time we're in Ireland.

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Address: Townsend Street, Birr, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
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