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The Pilgrims Rest Hotel

Mount Melleray | County Waterford, Cappoquin, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Cappoquin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ball333 Bangor, United Kingdom
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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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Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Its very quiet, but that's what we wanted. Value for money.......excellent. The whole family were helpful , lovely and humorous. Mary made us laugh a few times, with her quirky comments. Will definitely be back. Great food aswell. Loved it. Rooms lovely. My husband even got a free pint that David... More

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given a warm welcome by Mary and she and the rest of her family were extremely attentive , helpful and pleasant throughout our 4 night stay. The hotel is in an idyllic location and very peaceful. Breakfast was good. There was fruit,cereal and juice followed by a generous full Irish breakfast.I have a good appetite , but actually... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second time at ' The Pilgrims Rest.' There really is not a lot to add. We took an aunt who had stayed when it was a women's hostel so that gave an interesting perspective on our stay. This is a family run concern and they really are dedicated to providing you with good service, so I would treat any... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a twin room tonight for my myself, my wife and 2 year old. I was providing live music in cappoquin and wanted to make a weekend of it. It was my 2nd time booking the pilgrims rest as I had no major complaints from our first visit. As I was going out the door to my gig I... More

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Pilgrimsresthotel, Manager at The Pilgrims Rest Hotel, responded to this review

This booking was for two people only. It clearly states on the booking engine No Children. No extra person was mentioned either on booking or on check-in. As soon as noise was heard staff realised that a child had secretly been brought into the Hotel. This is the second time that this customer has contravened the policy which he agreed... More

Deventer, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Spacy room, good warm tap, beautiful view, lovely garden to read a book, do some embroidery or just enjoy the sun and the view. We enjoyed the company of the family and hope to see them again. The first day Chris advised us to see The Vee with the hills ful of rhodondendrons, we went twice. You need to see... More

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

There is already another review from September 2012 stated that the owner seems arrogant : It seems that it didn't change, neither improve on that up to this date (June 2014). On Wednesday 11th June 2014, I was biking around Cappoquin and looking for a place to stay for 1 night. I called late on Wednesday 11th June 2014 evening,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Booked this hotel for 2 nights as we were traveling around the area. David and Mary were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble for them. The rooms are comfortable and clean, bed was very good, large bathroom, and there was even hairdryer in a bedroom drawer. Breakfast (extra cost) was a good selection of cereals, yogurts, fruit, toast,... More

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Pilgrimsresthotel, Manager at The Pilgrims Rest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review. You kindly gave us 5 out of five on all points. Shame Tripadvisor only recorded a score of 4. Someone in their office apparently cant count LOL More

Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

10+ for this hotel David and Mary gave us a warm welcoming stay nothing was to much trouble cannot wait for revisit so peaceful and relaxing.Rooms where comfortable, food was delicious.Tea and coffee station all complimentary throughout stay.Best BB so far that I have stayed in on trips to Ireland.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I booked a room by internet without looking at the map and when we tried to get there, we were lost, it was already nigth, a really dark , foggy and rainy nigth... but thanks to the help of some locals we finally arrived. We didnt know what to expect, a hotel in the middle of nowhere! We got in... More

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Tallaght, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed in The Pilgrims Rest Hotel New Years Eve and New Years day. Dave and Mary could not have been more obliging as to our shock we arrived at the hotel to find our booking had been cancelled due to a problem with booking.com. The Hotel was in fact closed. As it was starting to get dark and very... More

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Address: Mount Melleray | County Waterford, Cappoquin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Cappoquin
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Situated in a beautiful part of the magnificent Irish countryside, The Pilgrim's Rest Hotel is your choice for peace, rest and retreat! Beauty, style and elegance. Our beautiful Georgian country house has been transformed into an unusual and magnificent hotel. If you are looking to relax and enjoy a more peaceful lifestyle then The Pilgrim's Rest Hotel is for you. The Pilgrim Rest Hotel near the heritage town of Lismore is surrounded by beautiful mountain views and is adjacent to the famous Mount Melleray Abbey. The Pilgrims Rest Hotel near Lismore, County Waterford is set in 2 acres of delightful gardens making it an excellent base for touring, golf, walking and fishing. All rooms en-suite. With prices of €29 Euros for a single room and €39 Euros for a double room. ... more   less 
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