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Muskerry Arms

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The Square, Blarney, Ireland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice pub. Very good food and the atmosphere is really nice. We both enjoyed our meals and Guinness. The entertainer for the evening (Kieran) was pretty hilarious and made sure everyone felt welcome there. It's a short walk from the castle and seemed pretty popular with the locals (although we did come on the night of an Irish football... More 

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, Patrick. Kieran is very popular and entertaining. We're lucky to have him here! Glad you enjoyed your meals and look forward to seeing you when you come back to Blarney. Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

New Britain, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed here on our first stop in Ireland. We loved it! The owners and staff were so friendly and welcoming. It is so centrally located and convenient and has so much charm! We had a great time and a very pleasant stay. We recommend attending the pub and listening to the great music of Kieran O'Leary... More 

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted we were your first stop in Ireland and hope we set the bar high for all your other stops! We hope you'll come back if you're in the area again. Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

Cork, Ireland
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is a great atmosphere at the Muskerry Arms. Here you will find both locals and tourists. The staff are excellent and very friendly. The food is top notch. It is busy here which is a good sign. I highly recommend a visit here on your visit to Blarney! The Guinness is exceptional, the nicest pint you will find around!... More 

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Thank mcoadedoran
MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

We love to hear that you enjoyed your visit and the music and the Guinness! Thank you for those kind words. We look forward to seeing you again if you are in Blarney in the future. Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family had the opportunity to visit O'Conner's Muskerry Arms. It was a great experience. Pub was right outside Blarney Castle so it's very convenient. The food was great as was the decor. It's very family friendly and reasonably priced. I highly recommend it.

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope you enjoyed Blarney Castle too. Come back and visit us again if you're in the area. Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

Douglas, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Checked in at the bar, very easy and most friendly it's a much bigger place than it looks from outside, our room was good we ate in the bar and food was good especially the ribs, service by the younger staff was slow and confused and had to ask for a menu and go and tell them what we wanted... More 

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and sorry if your service was a little lacking. We will follow up with our staff to make sure that doesn't happen again. Yes, Kieran O'Leary who plays in the upstairs room during the week is very entertaining! We hope you'll come and stay again. Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 1 night...decent food, comfy bed, and really good craic❤️... Entrance to B&B is through the bar...basically check in at bar. Friendly staff.. Bus stop right outside...enjoyed my night😊 This little place had tons of charm! Hearty breakfast next morning.

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Dear Jen, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back and stay again some time! Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited over an hour to get our food and we ordered burgers. The buns on the burgers were rock hard! We watched 4 people around us get seated and served before our food arrived. One couple was even done eating before we got our food. Zero apologies, zero reasons why our food was delayed. When we asked about if our... More 

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your visit. We take all comments on board as we strive to improve our customer service. We are sorry to hear that your visit did not meet your expectations. We will follow up with the staff to find out what happened so that we can make sure it doesn't happen again. If a customer... More 

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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose Blarney as the halfway point between Dublin and Goleen and booked a room at Muskerry Arms for some rest. It's impossible to miss, has parking in back and was priced fairly. The barman was helpful and got my keys. Getting to my room from the parking lot would have been incredibly confusing on my own but the barman... More 

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Dear Ann, Thank you for your very kind review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope you had a safe onward journey. Please come back and visit us again sometime. Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

Ancaster, Canada
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hot tasty food and cold cider after a long day of travel and driving. Nice selection of food on the menu but not too much to overwhelm. Friendly and attentive staff and quick service. Nice atmosphere with Irish music playing but not too loud, so you can still have a conversation.

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Thank Shelley M
MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Dear Shelley, We're glad you enjoyed your meal, washed down with a cold cider and found our entertainment to your liking. We hope you'll return if you're in the area again. Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance to b&b through the pub....staff helpful.great big car park.rooms very clean...white towels .bathroom suppled with house toiletries.Rooms large.Front rooms over pub and face onto street so noisy until 0200.....so unsuitable for lift sleepers. Breakfast seved cooked and buffet style cereals juices....adequate.coffee not great....

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MaryBeth O, Manager at Muskerry Arms, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We hope you'll stay again if you are passing through Blarney. Sincerely, MaryBeth More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
B&B/Restaurant/Bar located in the centre of the bustling village of Blarney, Co. Cork offering 11 en-suite bedrooms, free breakfast and free wi-fi. Wheelchair accessible room with roll-in shower available. If you are looking for a B&B in Cork City consider coming to Blarney instead. We are close to Cork City and provide everything you need to experience a unique visit to this part of Ireland: warm country hospitality in a B&B and live traditional music in an authentic Irish pub, yet just minutes from Cork City. The Muskerry Arms provides the ambience of a great Irish Pub with old world charm and character in the public rooms yet updated, modern, en-suite bedrooms. All our public rooms are wheelchair-accessible. We offer live music on weekends. During the summer months we also offer traditional music evenings. We offer 11 recently decorated superior bedrooms, live music, coverage of all sporting events on our big screens, great food & drink, function rooms and always a warm welcome from our friendly staff. Free, secure parking is available in one of our two private car parks. Check-in at the bar. The Muskerry Arms Bar and B&B is a lively location in a busy village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Muskerry Arms

Address: The Square, Blarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Blarney
Price Range: $84 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Muskerry Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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