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The Anvil Bar

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Main Street | Castlemaine, Boolteens, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Boolteens B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015
Inga B County Donegal, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

What a fantastic place! We stayed for 2 nights, and I have to say that the 'Anvil room' has the best shower of any hotel room I've stayed in in the last two years! Thanks to Eliz and her sons we had a brilliant stay with great choices and great portions of delicious breakfast, as well as lunch and dinner,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was by far and away the best place I stayed during my trip. The food was great, the rooms clean and comfortable, and the staff friendly. The Anvil Bar has everything in one place, so you do not need to worry about where to eat or who is going to drive home from the pub.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The rooms were beautifully fitted out and we had a great night. The bar was lovely. We had two rooms for a one night stay and had a wonderful time. We arrived after 8pm but Liz and her son opened the kitchen for our dinner which was awesome. Our breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Strongly recommend this accommodation and food... More 

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Cannock, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

My family and I decided to visit Ireland for my twenty-first birthday. We stayed at the Anvil for two nights and had a fabulous time. The bedrooms were very spacious and comfortable. Owner Liz was a wonderful host and made our trip a memorable one. Castlemaine was a very pleasant spot to stay, with miles and miles of beautiful Irish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

What a pleasant stay we had in September 2014. Owner Liz was extremely accommodating from the moment we arrived and ensured that our stay was a pleasant one. The two rooms for our group of four adults and two children were very clean and comfortable. Liz and her staff provided recommendations for nearby sights and a lovely Irish meal and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Great B&B with an easy access to the centre of castlemaine, the owner of the place, Liz, is such a great lady very smiling, nice and welcoming ! Very Beautiful place with large bedroom peaceful and cosy, a nice pub and restaurant. Liz, Thanks again for everything, you're amazing ! Hope to see you soon again !

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Burntwood, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Have just returned from an excellent weekend stay of 2 nights at The Anvil with a group of friends.As mentioned before Liz is a fantastic host who makes anyones stay here a memorable one.I would highly recommend The Anvil and will definitely be returning to enjoy their hospitality again

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West Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

After a long day of traveling, we stumbled upon the Anvil Inn and decided to stop for dinner. We had a very nice meal and Liz, the owner, who was very busy, took the time to chat with us and discovered we had nowhere to stay that evening. She offered us a room and we gladly accepted. Our room was... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife & I stayed here overnight Tuesday 26 August - Weds 27 August 2014. The rooms were excellent as well as being spotless. The service was excellent especially from Eimear who was warm and friendly and made us feel at home. Dinner was very good and value for money. It was a pity there was no live music but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I was just visiting Castlemaine for a long weekend and did not stay in the Anvil but ate 2 nights there. The food was lovely. We were made feel so welcome. The staff were so friendly especially Liz, the landlady. The atmosphere was great. there was great music provided sunday night and we really enjoyed the lovely atmosphere. If i... More 

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