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Cairbre House

Certificate of Excellence
Old Hospital Road | Strandside North, Dungarvan, Ireland
Cairbre House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 2 rooms for one night on our trip through Ireland. Cairbre House is in a beautiful spot, surrounded by well-tended gardens and water. Brian was a most accommodating host and gave detailed directions to restaurants within walking distance. The historic background of the House is very interesting, and the rooms are well appointed and large. Breakfast was first... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, quiet spot to explore the region. Quaint house with an interesting history. The breakfasts were the best (and healthiest) we had in all Ireland. The town is small and genuine with good restaurants and lovely pubs.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to Ireland 4 times and have stayed in dozens of B&B's. Cairbe House is in the top 2 or 3 for us. There are so many reasons why this is a #1 rated B&B in Dungarvan. The setting right on the river is wonderful. This 200 year old home is charming and finely appointed. You'll never find a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is our second stay at Brian's Cairbre house, we simply wouldn't consider any other since our stay there, 4 years ago. Brian is the host par excellence and Catherine complements his attentive touch at breakfast. We just love the sun room and its views of the bay and bird life, wandering through the many gardens, strolling to town and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Everything about Cairbre House is great. The rooms are comfortable and big, the house is full of history and charm, the breakfast is superb, and the setting and views are beautiful. My wife and I woke up to a beautiful view of the River Colligan and the Comeragh Mountains not far in the distance. When the river is at high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

After driving the Wild Atlantic Way I wanted a couple of days downtime. This was the perfect place to stay. Brian is a great host. The room, bed, food - all excellent. I walked round the gardens and enjoyed the conservatory. Stay here. I will next time I pass.

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Ennis, Clare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I travel the country and stay in lots of guest houses. This one beats them all. The building itself has great character being built in 1819 and Brian is the perfect host. The rooms have so much history; but it's the consideration of the guest that beats all. A few eclairs on your bed. Nice biscuits for your tea. Even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

You have to try it for yourself - the house and garden, the bedrooms & views, food & friendliness, tranquility & sunroom ! Oh and LOTS of helpful leaflets and books. .We left our bedroom sash-window open to hear the estuary birds in the morning - glorious. It's our go-to B&B in Dungarvan.

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Cairbre House sits right on the waters edge on the Abbey Side of Dungarvan, but is only six minutes walk to the town centre and the many pubs and restaurants. Brian, the owner, is an excellent host. His breakfasts are beautifully prepared and and will contain fresh ingredients picked from his garden daily. The rooms are very comfortable with large... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Cairbre House is a beautiful old period home but what makes it special is its owner Brian. His attention to detail is amazing: towelling robes, face clothes, shampoo, conditioners , electric blankets , fresh flowers in the bedrooms, tea, & coffee making facilities, biscuits ,all the things you expect in a 4* & 5* hotel but not in a B... More 

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