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Riversdale Bed & Breakfast

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Balheary Road, Swords, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Merksem, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Riversdale was our last destination of our honeymoon through Ireland. Our intention was to finalize our holiday with a city trip to Dublin but this B&B was not really suitable for this. It is a good location for when you need to take an early flight homewards, because it is only a 15min drive by car but not for a... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Michael and Catherine were fantastic hosts, and their beautiful, clean B&B is a short 10-15 minute walk from downtown Swords. It's easy to only consider this B&B as a place to stay when you're traveling out of the Dublin Airport, but give yourself a full day here to enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We actually stayed here twice at the beginning and end of our trip to Ireland as it is just miles from the Dublin airport. That being said, you would not know it as it is in a very quiet and beautiful neighborhood. There is a walking path across the road. Our room was large and en suite. The hosts are... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The B&B is ideal for early morning flights from Dublin Airport as it is only 10 mins. by car to the airport. The B&B is in a quiet location outside the town of Swords where there are a number of restaurants and also a shopping center. We arrived in the late afternoon without a booking and were lucky to get... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

What a great B&B! The grounds were just lovely, the bed very comfortable with awesome pillows! Our host were very helpful with information on restaurants and how to get around . Dublin was just a 35 min trip via bus. A perfect place to end your journey through Ireland so close to the air port. Thank you both so much!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was our last night in Ireland after staying at very lovely B&b's for a week. We came in late , around 8pm, after being stuck in traffic for almost 2hours. We were greeted by the owner who never even gave us her name. As we entered we encountered a spider coming down from the entry light fixture which the... More 

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Manhatton, Owner at Riversdale Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

These clients were not prebooked into my house and came after eight at night to my door looking for a triple room. I explained that I had a room that would take three but that it was not ready that I needed to clean the bathroom as I was not expecting anyone that night. It was after eight. I showed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This B&B stay ended our last night in Ireland. We (travel girlfriend & I) had been driving around the previous 9 days and chose to stay here to be close proximity to Dublin airport. We wanted to return our rental car in a timely stress free manner, without a long drive in case we had car trouble. This B&B was... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We arrived on an evening flight so didn't want to travel straight to the city. We had pre arranged with the old school house for a valentines meal ( which by the way you have to visit! amazing food) The landlady was very friendly and gave myself and my husband a lift to the restaurant. The room was great and... More 

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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We arrived just after the check in time and parked in the driveway. When the hostess met us there was no introduction or welcome. We were asked to move our car and park it around the back. We were shown to our room which was a good size and the bathroom was an adequate size. I was talking to the... More 

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Manhatton, Owner at Riversdale Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

As proprietor of Riversdale B & B I am sorry to hear that these guests were disappointed as I try to give everyone a good welcome and directions to local restaurants and to the Airport or anywhere they need directions. I felt I gave these guests good instructions and asked them how they enjoyed their holiday in Ireland and where... More 

Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This was about 50 minutes by bus from Dublin city center, but very quiet and peaceful. The room was very clean and everything was well run. Our breakfast was good too. Our host was a very good cook. A+

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