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Racey Byrnes, The Plough

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Value for money

the on-site parking was helpful. We could park, unload, and wander through the town. Hosts helpful... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
Kaye S
North Island, New Zealand
Great comfortable stay

My daughter and I stayed for 6 nights. The b&b is beside the pub with a separate entrance and... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2017
Ottawa, Canada
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  • Terrible18%
Feb 28, 2018
“Not as good as advertised”
Jul 10, 2017
“Not a great experience”
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80 Tullow St, Carlow, Ireland
+353 59 913 1790
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Not great. Had prepaid with an online app or I'd have walked away. The room wasn't cleaned during my stay, had to ask for clean towels, found a betting slip between the bed and bedside dresser, bathroom was dusty, shower dirty, smell of smoke from...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Stayed for one night in the Oak room. It was quirky and a bit dated but that was ok. But the four poster bed was quite hard and the shower, although great pressure, was slow to drain leaving you ankle deep in water. There was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

the on-site parking was helpful. We could park, unload, and wander through the town. Hosts helpful in recommending where to eat. First time sleeping in a four poster bed. Good size room. No noise from the pub.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kaye S
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed for 6 nights. The b&b is beside the pub with a separate entrance and breakfast room. And it is very quiet as the rooms are not directly over the pub. Our room (the pine room) had twin beds. Very comfy...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Popped in to celebrate a friend's birthday. They are a friendly bunch and the pub had that querky feel that seems to come from old Irish pubs. The back room was filled with all sorts of peculiar objet d'art, dominated by a giant dartboard, look...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

great atmosphere, very welcoming. we had a great day here. Didn't get a chance to try the food. Will definitely be back

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jamie L
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Had lunch in Racey Byrne's , great value €8 for traditional bacon and cabbage , served with white sauce, carrots , mushy peas and mashed potato , other options available e.g. lasagna, egg mayo, soup sandwiches, roast chicken ... couldn't fault , table service also...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Richard B
Reviewed July 19, 2016

This was one of the most charming inns that we stayed at while in Ireland. We were greeted warmly by the owner and invited to have tea while the room was being prepared. There was ample parking in the back amongst the bird and dog...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank J_Traveller2
Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

It was a busy weekend in Carlow so this was one of last available rooms ... Naturally this was reflected in prices charged !! There is a dated atmosphere in the B n B generally with an unkempt feel . On entering our room I...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Catherine G
Reviewed November 30, 2014

Stayed here with group of friends, sorry but wouldnt recommend it. It is in bad need of an overhaul, worn out carpets , musty smell in bedroom, to be honest never stayed anywhere as bad before. There was even a blow up bed, one of...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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