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Townsend House Guest House

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Townsend Street, Birr, Ireland
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Townsend House is well situated in Birr. The proprietors make everyone feel welcome and 'at home'. It has extremely comfortable accommodation and the whole property is beautifully decorated. In particular the tapas restaurant is very stylish with a wonderful atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Townsend B&B when attending a wedding in Birr. I would highly recommend it. A charming old house beautifully renovated. Our host, Martin was very friendly and helpful. The room was warm and comfortable and we had a lovely breakfast. We could find no fault. Birr itself is a lovely old town and we'll worth a visit.

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

Thank you Marian and Tom for your review on Townsend House guesthouse and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us,we hope to see you soon again in Birr and have more time to spend with us. Regards Martin and Lorraine More 

Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Visiting Birr for sentimental reasons, we decided to stay over and stopped into one large hotel on the outskirts of town we were not thrilled by our first impression. Very basic public facilities and slightly run down. So we phoned around and found a room at the Townsend Guest House. Excellent price including breakfast and off-street (albeit very tight) parking.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I was down in Birr as part of the Offline Film Festival. The Townsend Guest House was a wonderful place to stay, friendly staff, clean room, and a perfect location just two minutes from all the shops and pubs. I had a great weekend here, and loved the relaxed atmosphere of Birr and can definitely see myself coming back.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stayed here last Sat night as couldn't get a hotel room in the nearby square and I couldnt fault our stay one bit. We were warmly greeted on arrival and immediately shown to our room.. We were very happy with the room size and my wife loved the four poster double bed. We didnt eat in the restaurant but I... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night with friends - received a lovely warm welcome - great size room with double bed & 2 single beds. Had tapas food in the restaurant - excellent food and great service all night. Breakfast the next morning was equally as good - Couldn't have asked for more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I booked the Townsend house guest house for work and knew nothing about the area or the place. I couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised. The owners were incredibly welcoming, and took the delivery of work collateral ahead of my visit in their stride (I did ask first). The room was great, exactly what I needed. Lovely room, and ample... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

The Townsend House Guest House was very easy to find, the proprietors were extremely pleasant, the bed was lovely and comfy. Breakfast was lovely and served quickly and the whole premises was absolutely spotless. The only down side was that it's on a busy street so pack your ear plugs so the traffic doesn't wake you too early. Other than... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ideally situated near Birr Castle and town centre, with lots of traditional Irish pubs. Most with live Irish music where anyone can join in. We have stayed with the hosts Martin and Loraine many times when visiting family and always receive a warm welcome. The rooms are comfortable and clean and of course the Full Irish Breakfast is a must.... More 

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Tullamore, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night got such a warm welcome on arrival best iv ever gotten! staff were so friendly and helpful showing me too my room and showing me how to work the shower ect, and room was so spacious and comfortable! Full Irish breakfast the next morning was gorgeous! Even got offered a lift to work the next... More 

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