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St. Catharines, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The owners, Sean and Elizabeth were charming and lovely. So very helpful and informative. Drove us to the tram to get into Dublin and were extremely helpful in every way. Highly recommend this home. Quiet with beautiful views and close to the best pub in Ireland. :)

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Oakland, California
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I was very happy with our stay at this B&B. The room was a erase size for a b&b but much sunnier than most. The house was clean and looked great. Breakfast was plentiful and was available when we asked for it. Very accomodating hosts snd always friendly. Our hosts bent over backward to be helpful. We were taking the... More 

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Oakland, California
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52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016

We stayed at this B&B for a couple of nights, and had a delightful visit. It is located outside of Dublin, surrounding by plenty of beautiful greenery. But we could easily access Dublin on a nearby tram, which took about 40 minutes to city center, rather than driving our rental car into town. The guest room was charming and comfortable,... More 

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Thank benz37
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

From the moment we stepped inside Bearna Rue Lodge we felt welcomed. Elizabeth and Sean are lovely and we felt immediately as though we had known them forever. Their hospitality was warm and attentive. Our room was cosy and fresh. And being in Ireland for a busy week it was lovely to come back to in the evening and chill... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2016

We spent one night here recently on our way back to Dublin from Cork. It was a bit tricky to find, up a windy hill with very, very narrow driving space! Once there, however, there was plenty of area to park. Our hostess, Elizabeth, wasn't home when we arrived at about 4pm, but she returned while we were ringing the... More 

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Iowa
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2016

We recently stayed here and it was our last stop while visiting Ireland. it was our least favorite of the B&B's we stayed in. It is seated 20/30 minutes outside of Dublin, but they still charge the extra €10 for a stay in "Dublin". Now, that being said, it is located in a remote area away from hustle and bustle... More 

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buzylizzie, Owner at Bearna Rua Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and for being so honest. I take great pride in my home and want to make sure everyone who stays has a pleasant and comfortable stay. I am sorry to see you did not enjoy your stay and I take everything you have suggested on board and I have been... More 

Ashland, Kentucky
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Reviewed May 9, 2016

My mother, best friend, and I stayed at Bearna Rua Lodge for two nights while exploring nearby Dublin. Elizabeth and Sean were very hospitable and absolutely lovely hosts! We were there a couple days after the celebrations for the 1916 Easter Rising and enjoyed hearing about Elizabeth's grandfather who partook in the Easter Rising events 100 years earlier. The B&B... More 

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buzylizzie, Owner at Bearna Rua Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Kristina, I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us in Bearna Rua. We will look forward to seeing you again in the future. Wishing you safe travels! More 

Ashville
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121 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights while enjoying Dublin during St. Patrick's day. Ms. Elizabeth and her husband Sean were gracious hosts, we couldn't have asked for better. Elizabeth was so helpful with directions and places to go. The tram is just a short commute away and will take you right into the heart of Dublin. The breakfast was perfect... More 

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buzylizzie, Owner at Bearna Rua Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking your time to write this review and am very happy to see you had a nice stay with us. Wishing you all the best with the rest of you travels. More 

Beloit, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Bearna Rua Lodge the last two days of March. I had specifically chosen it because of it's location; the LUAS station is about 10 minutes away and we were able to take it into Dublin instead of driving. And relax outside of Dublin at night! Elizabeth was a wonderful hostess. She gave us advice... More 

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buzylizzie, Owner at Bearna Rua Lodge, responded to this review

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us Mollie. Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to leave your review. Best Regards! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the Bearna Rua lodge for 5 days in March 2016, as you can see from the photos breath taking views both night and day,family run made feel very welcome couldn't do enough to help to make are stop perfect will definitely would return.

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buzylizzie, Owner at Bearna Rua Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Sarah for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed the views and your stay with us. I hope you do get the chance to stay with us again. Best Regards! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcoming family B&B run by Elizabeth. Panoramic views of Dublin and seven Counties. Relax in a rural setting yet only 30 minutes drive to Dublin City and Airport. Extensive breakfast menu.Ideal touring base for Dublinn, Wicklow and Kildare. Help is always at hand with inineries for Glendalough, Powerscourt Gardens, Castletown House, National Stud Farm & Japenesse Gardens. Avail of Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour Bus into Dublin City from Rathcoole Village . Luas (tram) park & ride every 5 minutes into Dublin City and it runs to midnight. Local Restaurants: Poitin Still (famous old Irish pub and restaurant), Avoca shopping Outlet and restaurant which has won many awards for its food, ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bearna Rua Lodge

Address: Redgap | Rathcoole Co Dublin, Rathcoole, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Rathcoole
Price Range: $84 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bearna Rua Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“If available, request a room with views of Dublin in the distance”
 of 5 bubbles benz37, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with a view from the rear of the house”
 of 5 bubbles DONOVANC250, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 4. It had a wonderful view of the lights of Dublin.”
  • A cozy place to plan the next day.
 of 5 bubbles 121molliel, Apr 18, 2016 | Read review
“Just ask your hosts for what you like”
 of 5 bubbles rodgersymons, Jun 25, 2015 | Read review
“Any room, breakfast is terrific.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinjan2014, May 23, 2015 | Read review
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