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Cairbre House

Abbeyside | Dungarvan, Dungarvan, Ireland
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Cairbre House
Ranked #3 of 18 Dungarvan B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is a period house which has charm and modern amenities. We arrived to this beautiful house and Katriona met us. We had coffee (real genuine coffee!) and biscuits and a chat in the guest lounge. Although there is tea/coffee facilities in the room, it was a lovely touch to have a welcome cuppa. Room was spotless, comfortable mattress and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Our host while we stayed was Catherine, she did everything possible to make us comfortable. Friendly and helpful, my wife and I instantly felt relaxed. Lovely house, beautifully furnished with incredible views of the famous comeragh mountains and tranquil estuary. Truly fantastic house, would highly recommend to all. Breakfast was a real treat, I felt like a king! Thanks Catherine

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Red Bluff, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Built on the Colligan riverbank by the Duke of Devonshire as a cholera hospital, this building has served as a "Guest House" since early in the last century! Brian is a gracious host and helpful for visitors. I would see him, from my upstairs window, dashing out in the early morning mist, to his greenhouse, for fresh herbs, vegetables and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Cairbre House was a great treat, lovely house with a fascinating history. Very nice faciliities, gardens etc. Lovely situation on the river. Brian is a great host. Awesome breakfast too. Highly recommend Dungarvan as a destination, and Cairbre House for accomodation.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Cairbre House is more like a small country house hotel than a guesthouse. The decoration and furnishings have been chosen to complement the historic building - lovers of minimalist modern décor would perhaps find it dated, but we found it charming. The situation right on the river estuary is fantastic for birdwatchers, and although it is only ten minutes walk... More

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Aigle, Switzerland
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Cairbre House is charming, with attractive gardens located right next to the the tidal Colligan River. The little terrace at the side of the house is ideal for watching the birds on the mudflats at low tide. There was plenty of bird activity, even in August when we were there, including black-tailed godwits. The house is only 10-15 minutes walk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Brian was a terrific host. He makes breakfast a special experience with its gentile table settings, tasty food made special using his own homegrown herbs; and his wish to please. Our room was comfortable with a garden view. We loved its proximity to town. We rented bikes from Willie of Lismore Cyclery. Highly recommended.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Beautiful old house beside river 8 minutes from town centre. Arrived on spec following visit to helpful local tourist office. Attractive conservatory overlooking river. B & B only. Pros Friendly, relaxed but efficient welcome. Lovely room overlooking wide tidal river. Great Breakfast Cons we had to move on.

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Ballan, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I had two nights in Dungarvan researching family history and earlier reviews highly recommended Cairbre house. (former 19th century Dungarvan hospital) Travelling by public transport all over Ireland, I like to stay in a place that is at least a few minutes walk from where I had my evening meal. Cairbre house has a very polite and knowledgeable assistant by... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

What a lovely place to stay. A great host who kindly offered us a lift to the Tannery as we were running late for our reservation. Very comfortable room with lovely views and a really great breakfast which set us up for the day. Thanks Brian.

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Address: Abbeyside | Dungarvan, Dungarvan, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Dungarvan

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