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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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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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.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 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.

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 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.

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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.

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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 

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Dublin, Ireland
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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.

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Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 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???

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at philmar house for one night and when we arrived we met our host, who showed us our room which was very bright and tidy. The bathroom was small but the shower was comfortable. Our host gave us a sheet where we could decide what we're going to eat in the morning. Our host gave us some good... More 

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London, UK.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We found this a good, quiet (well back from the not-busy main road), and very clean B&B, reasonably-priced and no money was taken in advance. It was easy to find and ideal for visiting Sligo whilst not being in the busy town. Bedrooms on the ground floor were good for disabled access and for looking-out onto lovely gardens. En-suite facilities... More 

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