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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Omg this is an absolutely amazing B and B,it has so much character,it is right in the center of Athlone town,we stayed in room 4 which was really nice,there was no breakfast on offer but you had the use of a full kitchen where you could make tea and coffee,you could make toast and you also have the use of... More 

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Willoughby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

The owner couldn't have been more friendly and helpful, and he lugged one of our suitcases up the narrow staircases himself. We stayed in the loft room which was quirky, very clean and very comfortable. The Bastion cafe opposite offered great breakfasts and coffee and was also very friendly. There's no TV (a least I can't remember one) and the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place with amazing location. We stayed in the loft and were super comfy. Super clean. Great host. Couldn't have asked for a better start to our Ireland b&b tour. Some people have commented on the stairs...wasn't a big issue as our host helped with bags so don't let that put you off. And whilst it doesn't have breakfast these... More 

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Thank Davefromdownunder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Stayed in the Studio in the Bastion on top of the Bastion Kitchen. Pleasantly surprised is an understatement. We called the host vinny when we arrived and he poped out with the keys and showed us around. The studio was quiet big and the decor was fab, gave a real laid back vibe to the place. Oh it was also... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Right in the heart of old Athlone is a quaint B&B, Bastion. What makes it even more interesting is, it is owned & ran by two fellows who were raised in the house along with 6 other siblings. It is an old house with plenty of narrow stairways but it is all part of its charm. I love that it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Antony was a lovely host. Clean comfy room. Lots of narrow staircases (if that's an issue you may be able to get one of the lower level rooms), but very cozy, reasonable price and within 2 blocks of pubs such as Sean's- the oldest pub in Ireland, lots of restaurants, and the castle.

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Thank MaryMom2014
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the spot , nice clean rooms and cool decor, loads of interesting things to take a look at around the BnB, we were doing a charity hitchhike and were very glad to be taken in to the resonably priced guest house,I would recommend it

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Stayed here overnight for a wedding celebration and loved the place from the get go. Comfortable, clean and beautifully styled rooms…interesting decor with ramshackle charm from well-travelled owners with a very eclectic and inspiring aesthetic. A great find and great location…the cafe across the street also excellent and didn't mind hosting a post wedding group of brunchers not in a... More 

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Limerick, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

It a bit over priced for a room with no ensuite. Its very basic and no breakfast. Could get a hotel and breakfast cheaper. The stairs and floor boards creaked and you feel like your a teenager sneaking back in home after a night out.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Fab, quirky and a great place to pu our heads down after a 24hr flight from Sydney. Athlone is a great town would have liked to stay longer. If you have a few days ask for the rooms across the road-like a studio appartment. Breakfast was great-fab selection of cheeses. Highly recommended.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bastion B&B - Award winning townhouse accommodation situated in the heart of Athlone's Left Bank area, close to the River Shannon and the 12th Century King Johns Castle. Surrounded by great restaurants and shops and just a stones throw from Seáns Bar - Ireland's Oldest Bar which is officially declared so in The Guiness Book of World Records! Consistently recommended! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bastion B&B

Address: 4 Bastion Street, Athlone, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: $61 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bastion B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Bastion Hotel Athlone
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