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Philmar House

Rosses Point Road, Ballincar, Sligo, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mary was excellent company and offered some great sight-seeing tips; nothing was too much trouble for her. Lovely breakfasts. Spotless and attractive room, and a great location: about half-way between Sligo Town and Rosses Point.

Thank Steve D D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I felt like I was being welcomed home after an extended absence! Mary is brilliant! Very clean and comfortable room. Big welcoming easy chairs in front of a wonderful fireplace. Breakfast was grand. Mary is so easy to talk to and could not be more helpful. I would stay here again anytime.

Thank OriginalBarracuda
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Found online and booked a family room last-minute by telephone as we were expecting a late arrival. Mary was very friendly and didn't mind waiting up for us. The room was gorgeous and quite large (single + double bed, see my photos below). The shower room (no bath) was lovely with plenty of hot water for two showers and luxurious... More 

2 Thank Poly_Tribe
Kilkenny, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Clean, comfortable and an informative host. My husband and I enjoyed the plentiful and tasty breakfast. The host was very accommodating and provided us with lots of information on the area. A delightful stay.

1 Thank HomeIdeas1234
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Though the room could have been bigger the overall welcome, not to say the wonderful breakfasts more than made up for such a small impediment. We were very comfortable and as on holiday one does not spend long inside- it really didn`t matter. Very friendly welcome- all needs catered for.

1 Thank Rowan A
Cork, Ireland
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66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Pros: Small clean room and comfortable bed. Tea and coffee making facilities in room. Friendly host. Cons: Glass panel above bedroom door and as guests returned throughout the night the light disturbed me. Had a poor quality sleep. We would not stay again.

1 Thank daubyb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

After a 30 hour flight from Sydney Australia and then a 3 hour drive from Dublin I was pleased to stop and have a great place like this to stay. I was made yo feel very welcome, given local info and a great breakfast after a long sleep. The breakfast room is sunny and my room was great. Thanks.

Thank Robert C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I stayed in Philmar house for the weekend as we were doing the To Hell and Back challenge.The owner of the house Mary is the most accommodating hostess I have ever come across.The room that we were in was so nice,very clean and had nice little touches like a flat screen TVs,tea and coffee making facilities where... More 

Thank Noreen C
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stayed at Philmar House for two nights in April. The room and host exceeded expectations. Great room, great shower, nothing was too much trouble for Mary. Breakfast was massive and there was a great choice. Can't recommend this place enough.

Thank Madeleine_Mia
Limerick, Ireland
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73 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This B/B is top class for value and comfort. The bedroom was spotless, crisp white linen on beds. Bathroom well stocked with necessities . All the food you can eat for breakfast in the morning! Warm and comfortable, what more could one ask for???

Thank maddy291260
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