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Tankardstown

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Tankardstown House | Rathkeny, Slane, County Meath, Slane po9 2es, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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56 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as part of a voucher deal but we were in no way treated as such. Have been wanting to visit here for a while and it lived up to all expectations. It's a stunning and luxurious small country house. As it was my birthday we received a free upgrade from a cottage to a house room, the best... More 

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Roisin, Thank you for the excellent review and rating. We are glad that we could make your Birthday more enjoyable with us and that you loved the room Roisin in the main house. We are pleased that you enjoyed your meal in Brabazon and agree with your recommendation to try the Cockagee Cider. It's the perfect light fizz to... More 

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really special place. it is fantastic old charm country house in a beautiful pastoral setting. If it is a peaceful and relaxing break in a luxury setting that you are looking for, this is the place. It is also a very popular wedding venue and it is easy to see why. We were lucky that there was... More 

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Diarmaid, Thank you for the excellent review and recommendation. We are delighted that you got to experience the whole Tankardstown experience and enjoyed the estate as if it were your own private country estate from the honesty bar, the bedrooms, the landscaped grounds and the main house facilities. We are sorry that the breakfast in Brabazon did not live... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tankardstown House exceeded my expectations. The grounds of the hotel are kept to a very high standard and are a pleasure to walk around. The interior of the hotel is luxurious with lots of lovely seating areas where you can relax and unwind. The hotel has a family home atmosphere and is unpretentious despite it's 5 star label. The Brazabon... More 

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for the perfect review and recommendation. We are delighted that you had an amazing experience and that we could exceed all of your expectations. We will be sure to pass your positive comments about the 5 course tasting menu to our head chef in Brabazon Restaurant, he will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed each... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At a wedding here a week ago, having been to numerous weddings in the past couple of years this stands out as the best hotel. Food, service, venue, rooms in the cottages........all excellent. Certainly recommend this very highly as a wedding venue.

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the fantastic review about a recent wedding here at Tankardstown House. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience here and would even class us as the best hotel for a wedding. We really appreciate your praise about our courtyard cottages, venue, food and service. Thanks again for the recommendation. We hope that you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got the tasting menu and found it excellent. Could not fault any of the 8/9 courses. We choose a red wine from south east France which was also excellent. Staff were friendly and efficient , who explained all the various ingreduents, mostly local, used in the food preparation. It even has its own smokery. The only criticism I would... More 

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Frank, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for the great rating. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your meal at Brabazon Restaurant and enjoyed each and every course in the tasting menu. We hope that the limited choice of wine by the glass did not detract from your experience, we will put this... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Tankardstown because we were at friends wedding. We stayed in the cottages. The cottages were beautiful with separate bedrooms and key for each room and shared kitchen with lots of facilities. The main part of the hotel was fabulous beautiful decor and surroundings. Staff were very welcoming and accommodating. We had breakfast next morning, there was a... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience from a recent wedding here with us. We are very pleased that you had an enjoyable time and that you think we are a beautiful venue for a wedding. Thank you for the kind comments about our staff, I will be sure to pass your kind praise to our dedicated team. We... More 

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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We only chose the tea and scone option and it was excellent. Pot of tea was good size, the scone was fresh as was the cream and jam. Staff were attentive and engaging . The venue is beautiful , relaxed atmosphere and I would love to return for lunch or dinner.

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a review about us and for the excellent rating. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and particularly enjoyed your tea and scone. Next time maybe try our afternoon tea! We have a feeling you'll like this. We hope to see you again in future. Many thanks for the review. Kind... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Excellent surroundings, excellent food and excellent service. Really is that simple can't rate it high enough. The staff were helpful and courteous without being in your face. Chef is outstanding he was previously at the cliff house in Waterford. I'll definitely be going back

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Paul H, Thank you for recently reviewing our premises and for recommending us. We appreciate your kind comments about our food, service and surroundings. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, Margaret Thornton. More 

Northern Ireland
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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We got married in Tankardstown in May 16th 2015 and the staff, food, rooms and surroundings where absolutely amazing. The staff could not have done enough for us, the whole team where fantastic from start to finish and my guests raved about the luxury rooms, the food and staff. I loved it so much and hope to back every year... More 

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Sarah Anne, Thank you for sharing your wedding experience here with us and for the perfect recommendation. We are very pleased that we could be part of your special day. We wish you and Johnathon a lifetime of happiness together. We look forward to welcoming you back for many happy anniversaries. Kindest Regards, Margaret Thornton. More 

New York City, New York
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Just an amazing Irish country estate to attend a wedding at. My wife and I were fortunate to be invited to an all Irish wedding at Tankardstown. We arrived with 8 of our close friends from Dublin just after lunch and were quickly escorted to our amazing rooms in a beautiful stone courtyard. The wedding was held in the adjoining... More 

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tconroy, Public Relations Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience from a recent wedding here with us. We are very pleased that you and your wife had an amazing time at the wedding. Thank you for the kind comments about our staff, I will be sure to pass your kind praise to our dedicated team. We hope that you return again in... More 

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