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The Harbour Masters House

Shannon Harbour, Birr, Ireland
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Holywell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely relaxing break recently at the Harbour Masters House, we joined some friends who had stayed several times before. We were made very welcome by Grainne and Jim, nothing was too much trouble, they are great hosts. The house is kept spotlessly clean, the beds are the comfiest ever slept in and all this is topped off with... More 

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely b&b! Beautiful little village, lovely, clean, comfortable Inn! The owner is lovely and very nice. The pub in town is a great local spot! Highly recommend!!! We stayed in a room with 2 twin beds and a double bed. Tons of room, comfortable and peaceful! !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We came along this place on our way back from the North of Ireland. It is really an amazing place. Neither a 'Must' not even a 'Should' but I wouldn't want to miss it out. It is an extremely nice place to be, the old Harbour Maters House at Shannon Harbour. The open fireplace in your bedroom is only one... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

When you arrive Grainne, you host always greats you with a smile. She brings outs some glasses of Wine or Tea and cake for everyone. The B&B was the Shannon Harbour Master's House. He would collect taxes on those using the Grand Canal before it entered the Shannon River. Grainne has great morning breakfast which is included with room.

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County Donegal, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I stayed regularly at the Harbour Masters in 2015 and loved it. Grainne is a lovely host, making it a very welcoming and friendly place to stay, in a great location. It is right beside the canal but also has views over the wonderful Shannon Callows at the back. Everything is done to a high standard - the rooms are... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We stayed at Harbour Masters for 3 nights, could not of wished for a more friendly B and B, Grainne is a lovely lady and made us feel at home as soon as we walked through the door. Lovely room over looking the canal, very cosy and warm .Great Irish breakfast to come down to in the morning, we hope... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

If you're looking for peace and calm, this has to be it! Absolutely fabulous, situated on the Grand Canal, no through traffic only the river boats, just perfect for switching off. Grainne was lovely and helpful, gave us details of where we might like to eat or go for a walk and allowed us space to just relax. Our room... More 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

After missing out on last years visit to Shannon Harbour, the hubby and I returned this year to spend 5 nights at The Harbour Master's (23rd-28th July). Since staying here for the first time in 2011 we have been hooked. This B&B is a real gem and a huge credit to Grainne and Jim. I can't impress enough, the genuine... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

just home from a short stay in the harbour masters house,Grainne is a lovely woman and made us feel very welcome,the house is beautiful inside and out with lovely views of the harbour at the front and gardens at the back.the breakfast was one of the best we have had with eggs from her own farm and homemade breads and... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I have made it yearly visit bringing friends to see Shannon Harbour and being such a unique place. 1 B&B and 1 pub where the Shannon River meets the Grand Canal. We are met by great host Grainne. We sit around in lounge and she gets to meet the friends that I have brought over this year. The house was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Harbour Masters House

Address: Shannon Harbour, Birr, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Price Range: $71 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Harbour Masters House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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