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The Orchard

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Limerick Road | Co. Limerick, Newcastle West, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Eileen was the perfect hostess! Very accommodating, a lovely sense of humor, and a fantastic cook! Breakfast foods, tea, & coffee were lovingly prepared each morning. She taught me how to make griddle bread - and I make it at home now. She always made Irish brown bread and an assortment of her own jams and jellies a part of... More 

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Thank Erin W
263Eileen, Owner at The Orchard, responded to this review

Dear Erin, Thank you so very much for your kind comments. It is so easy to take care of nice people and you and your husband were wonderful. The weather was dreadful but that didn't stop you enjoying yourselves. I am glad that you are enjoying the griddle bread. It is so easy to make. When I get tired and... More 

San Juan Capistrano, California
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We called at the last minute because we were just wondering around Ireland, and Eileen told us to come on over! Since it was winter, there was only one other young couple there, and they were very nice also. She gave us a huge traditional Irish breakfast, with five different homemade jams, and homemade Irish soda bread. She also directed... More 

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263Eileen, Owner at The Orchard, responded to this review

Dear Valmontefu, Oh! I love praise! Thank you so very much. I love baking and my jams and jellies are so full of fruit and some "vegetables"! Did you guess that last one, the one with the lemon flavour? If you will ever be in this part of the country again, I would love for you to call. Thank you... More 

Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We loved our stay here. We arrived late in afternoon. We were greeted by Eileen and felt very welcome instantly. Eileen gave us valuable diections to a great pub for food. The room was comfortable snd so was the bed. Eileen provided a beautiful hot breakfast complete with "damper"( aussies call it this). The room was clean and very nice.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

After a long drive Eileen gave us tea and a lovely guinness cake in a room which is available for guests (there was even a guest fridge for us to put our sandwiches in). The room was lovely, comfortable and very clean, with every amenity you could need. I loved the house, which was charming and beautifully decorated. The breakfast... More 

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1 Thank Lin D
263Eileen, Owner at The Orchard, responded to this review

Dear Brian, It was a pleasure having your family. Your sons were fantastic. I hardly knew that there were two young boys in the house. I think they will remember Newcastle West especially since they were called up on the stage at the West Fest, a music festival held every September. I will be glad to have you stay any... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the orchard at the end of May and I have been meaning to write a review but kept putting it aside. It is so easy to complain these days when you get bad service, but we don't often highlight when we get great service. Now in July, I think of the brief stay we... More 

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263Eileen, Owner at The Orchard, responded to this review

It was great having you stay. I appreciated your lively comments in the morning. Fun and good home baking is what I am about. Thanks again. Eileen. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was recommended to the Orchard by some good locals in Limerick in very short notice. There is a a general charm and hospitality that is spoken about Irish people, however, once you experience it, it leaves you with a great feeling of satisfaction. I was greeted by Eileen and before you can ask for anything, immediately, she provided all... More 

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263Eileen, Owner at The Orchard, responded to this review

I like to make people feel at home and really enjoy it whey people do. You made the best use of my hospitality and I really appreciate that. Hopefully people feel that they are staying as their "Grannies" except that I am not their Grandmother!!! love to have you back any time. Eileen. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The place is situated about 5 minutes outside a local town and 30 minutes to city Limerick. Upon arrival we were greeted by Patrick who cordially greeted us and offered some tea. The place itself is a country side house and is very much like staying at a family members house. (A family members house you would want to stay... More 

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263Eileen, Owner at The Orchard, responded to this review

We had great fun tasting the different teas. With sugar and without, with milk and without. When a person is not used to tea drinking it is good to taste different types. Your girls were very willing to try anything. They showed a great spirit for fun. Thank you for giving me such a good experience with such a lovely... More 

Leverett, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Located directly along the N21 road just northeast of the intersection with road R521 in the town of Newcastle West, roughly 55 km from Shannon, The Orchard is a pleasant small B&B in what appears to be an older country house in good repair. The hostess, Eileen is extremely personable and friendly and makes the B&B a special place. She... More 

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263Eileen, Owner at The Orchard, responded to this review

What a lovely description of my home, The Orchard Bed and Breakfast. You did appreciate what I do. Thank you so very much. Yes. It is great to get a rest after travelling all night. Two hours would do and you would be fine after that. Thank you for your lovely comments. Eileen. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

It was night time and we didn't have a place to go and we came across this place and had a a decent rest. The hostess was nice and Breakfast was great. The room we got wasn't the prettiest. But it was clean. It was affordable and it was quiet.

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263Eileen, Owner at The Orchard, responded to this review

Yes. It was very late when you arrived. I was just going to bed as I had a lot of work to do on the computer that night. Even though you still had to go back to town to get something to eat, I decided to wait up for you. Just in case you needed any help. Which you did.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hi, I would like to thank Eileen for the great help and advice about Newcastle West town and for the Hospitality while staying at this good BNB. The beds were comfortable and I was always got a god nights sleep. It was based in a quiet place 1km east of Newcastle West Town and easy to walk to the town... More 

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