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Seabank | Laytown, Bettystown, Ireland
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The Cottages
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of five stayed at the Cottages and think of it as one our most favorite trips ever! The photos do not do justice to the location right on the beach and the warm and elegantly decorated cottage... We were greeted by the owner with warm, homemade scones and tea! The location was a perfect oasis to return to... More

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Dallas, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The on-line pictures do not do justice to this gem. We thouroughly enjoyed our stay at the Thatcher's Rest cottage. The cottage was spotless and there was nothing we lacked. Every detail is thought of. We walked barefoot down to the beach, walked down the beach to nearby restaurants. Easy drive to Dublin and other local places of interest. Can't... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Liz welcomed me with scones and hot tea as I arrived, the cottages were all I hoped they would be. A pleasurable cozy escape from my busy world. The ocean right outside my window, a white bench up on a hill of flowers overlooking the waves, I fell asleep sitting on the soft grass overlooking the ocean. Liz is brilliant... More

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

What a wonderful stay. The cottages are so cute and cozy. The staff is more than helpful even giving you tips on what sites to see. The price is up there but worth it completely. You can walk right along the beach to Bettystown and pick up groceries for your stay. The Rose Cottage was perfect for the three of... More

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Seriously ....this is just an amazing cottage complex, an Oasis .... our cottage [Little Orchard] was lovely, high quality, spacious, clean, warm, well equipped. Stunning view to the sea. The location is incredible, a pass coded gate lets you straight out onto a practically deserted stretch of sand - many kilometres. You can walk up the beach to Bettystown and... More

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This was our second vista to the Cottages and it was even better than the first time (which was perfect). Beautiful cottages with everything you need for a wonderful stay. When we arrived there was hot tea and fresh scones waiting for us in the kitchen. The staff is lovely and very helpful and friendly. We were told about several... More

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Seaside, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I am an author on the Oregon Coast. I went to Ireland to do research for an upcoming novel. My husband and I stayed at The Cottages and had a fantastic time. What a beautiful setting, and the Apple Cottage was everything one would expect an Irish cottage to be. Came home and told all our friends. Thank you Liz,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The Cottages are fantastic!!! We slept 4 adults and 3 young children comfortably in a quaint cottage that was well modernized inside. The location was great - beach outside the door; walking distance to Bettystown and Laytown; short drive to Dublin and major roadways.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

What a special place! My sister and I and our two young families stayed there over Christmas. It couldn't have been nicer. Cosy but still spacious, charming, well-equipped cottages with a gorgeous view. Just a lovely feeling of calm. We felt it was ours. We joined the rest of our family in our parents' house for Christmas day but actually... More

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Puget Sound, WA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My spouse and I stayed in The Rose Cottage for ten days in August. We had read the rave reviews and found everything and everybody related to The Cottages as wonderful as advertised. Liz is an extraordinarily friendly host, who lets you know she is glad to have you staying with her. Mel was available when we needed her. The... More

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Address: Seabank | Laytown, Bettystown, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Bettystown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
The Cottages Hotel Bettystown

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Luxury thatched seaside holiday cottages on Ireland's East Coast, private, gated hamlet-like setting directly on 6 miles of sandy beach. Explore the mysterious and ancient beauty of the Boyne Valley easy access Dublin City. Dublin Airport just 20 minutes away. ... more   less 
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