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Hanora's Cottage

Certificate of Excellence
Nire Valley, Ballymacarbry, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent just one night here and was blown away by the lovely welcome from Mary and all the lovely staff at Hanora's... Nestled in the Nire Valley with all its beautiful scenery but still a comfortable drive from Dublin. A leisurely walk in the valley was followed by a gorgeous jacuzzi bath, followed by a three course meal which is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at Hanora's cottage w/end of 13 March 2015. Arrived late in evening & struggled to find the place. Once we got settled in to a lovely room, we enjoyed an excellent meal, with some wine from a reasonably priced wine list. Breakfast was to die for & after that we made a packed lunch for ourselves. Mary had organised... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you Fiona for being with us and for the lovely review. We enjoyed having you at Hanoras and sincerely hope that you will come again. Your support is greatly appreciated by all of us here. Best regards to you both. Mary. More 

Waterford, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few days ago I surprised my partner for his birthday and off we went to Hanora's Cottage in the Nire Valley. Firstly we were greeted with the warmest of welcomes. Our room which was the junior suite was far superior to most hotel rooms. A giant bed, tea/coffee facilities, a lovely sofa to sit and relax on, and a... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

Regina, we are all thrilled with your glowing review of Hanoras Cottage. It was great to have you with us to celebrate the occasion. Thank you so very much and we sincerely hope to have you back again soon. Mary & all at Hanoras. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Just back from a fantastic weekend celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary at Hanora's Cottage in the spectacular Nire Valley, a wonderful country house and restaurant in a stunningly beautiful location. Mary and her family really know how to look after you and they made us feel so welcome and spoilt for the weekend with really excellent food and superb, genuine... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a glowing review. It was both an honour and a pleasure to have you with us to celebrate the wonderful milestone in your lives. We wish you everything good and great cycling weather for 2015. Mary & all at Hanoras Cottage. More 

Claremorris, Ireland
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109 reviews 109 reviews
19 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Having booked one room and then added another as another daughter decided to come , Mary rang to check I did actually want 2 rooms. She was so nice on the phone it made me look forward to my visit even more. The pervading scent of homemade bread on entering took us back in time. The welcoming cup of tea... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Claremorris Dolly, What a lovely start to 2015 to get such a wonderful review from you. I know that when the girls come back on Friday, they will be delighted to read your great appreciation of their work They really are a great team and enjoy what they do. We hope that you will return and, most importantly, recommend... More 

Ireland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We wanted somewhere to celebrate our anniversary. This was a good option for us as we were able to go hiking that morning, and then afterwards check into our accommodation. The place has quite a charm about it, especially since all the Christmas decorations were up, it just felt homely. When we arrived we were offered tea and muffins, which... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for choosing Hanoras to celebrate your Anniversary and for taking the time to write such a great review. The up-grading of the televisions, among other things, is a work in progress! Every year we try to do something, hasn't been easy in recent times, but we will keep trying. All here really appreciate your support... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Since I visited Hanora's Cottage about a year ago, I vowed to return. Such was the hospitality and warmth, I was determined to share this gem with a group of friends who love walking. Each of them were charmed by the place, the friendliness and the pure peace of the area. I am already planning the next visit. Well done... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

Hi Martha, The pleasure was all ours. Thank you for returning to Hanoras and we would be delighted to see you again. All here were delighted to read your great review and to know that the effort put in is so much appreciated. Wishing you a very Healthy & Happy 2015 and, please God, you will re-visit Hanoras Cottage during... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We had the pleasure to stay 3 nights in Hanora's Cottage and from the moment we arrived it was 5 Star treatment all the way! We were greeted with tea and coffee and home made cakes in front of the Fire then when we were ready we were shown to our room! The images on the website do not do... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

Hi Dublin 3333, Thank you so very much for your lovely review. We were delighted to look after you and also that you appreciated our efforts. We would love to have you back again soon. Mary & all at Hanoras More 

Lake Forest, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We truly enjoyed our visit to Hanora's Cottage. After researching dozens of places in Ireland, there was just something about Hanora's Cottage that continued to draw our attention. It proved to be everything we expected, and more. Mary Wall is delightful and made our time there very special. Our night was unusual, as we were the only guests . (This... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

What a wonderful start to a busy weekend! Thank you so much for such a glowing review of Hanoras Cottage. It makes no difference here whether it is one, two, or twenty people, everyone gets the same hospitality. It is what we do, and love to do here at Hanoras. The hospitality at Hanoras goes back to the late 1800's... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Visiting Hanoras Cottage is an experience not to be missed .From the welcome we got on arrival to the heartfelt farewell every moment was filled with luxury ,warmth and friendliness . If the dinners came from top drawer then the breakfasts were out of this world. The presentation, skill and love of cooking was evident in everything that was put... More 

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Hanora's C, Owner at Hanora's Cottage, responded to this review

Pat thank you so very much for such a wonderful review. We were delighted to have you both with us and your support is greatly appreciated by all of us here at Hanoras Cottage. We love welcoming guests to our home and reviews such as yours make every effort so worthwhile. We certainly hope to have you back again soon.... More 

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