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Townsend House Guest House

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Townsend House is a lovely B and B in Ireland. We chanced upon it one night and were pleasantly surprised. The owner couldn't have been more helpful and the room and breakfast were superb. There is a tapas bar adjoining that provided an excellent meal in a lovely atmosphere.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were great, nothing was to much trouble for them, Rooms spotless with very comfortable beds. Breakfast was great with plenty of choice.Nice Bar, lovely gardens. Good Chinese 2 minutes walk from the property.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Brilliant previous reviews and not surprised wonderful stay, lovely welcome, comfortable bed, great breakfast what more do travellers want ??? and so so friendly... We wouldn't have ended up at this SUPERB accommodation without the benefit of numerous other guest before us so.. Thank you to the tripadvisor family ( make sure you book the restaurant in the hotel complex... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Just back from our stay at Townsend House in Birr - what a lovely place! Martin & Lorraine, the owners, took pride in making our stay a pleasant one. We felt welcome from the moment we arrived until we left. Our room was clean and tidy, with some very nice touches that really let you know that they valued your... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I recently stayed at the Townsend House Guest House with a group of friends for a weekend in Birr. From the minute we arrived Martin and his staff were really helpful in giving us information about the town and the local area. The restaurant in the hotel was really good (the chicken wings were particularly tasty) and the atmosphere was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We staid here for a wedding, which was at a hotel in Birr. Perfect location we were able to walk home from the hotel. Clean, spacious and loads of charm. Hosts were helpful and friendly. Breakfast was good! We parked across the street facing the B&B overnight, no issues with street parking.

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Thank FW86
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Extremely friendly, very welcoming. Clean, spacious and comfortable rooms. Very good breakfast choice, suitable for all the family. Good central location, Will definitely stay again. Highly recommended.

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Thank Adie F
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Townsend House is well situated in Birr. The proprietors make everyone feel welcome and 'at home'. It has extremely comfortable accommodation and the whole property is beautifully decorated. In particular the tapas restaurant is very stylish with a wonderful atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Townsend B&B when attending a wedding in Birr. I would highly recommend it. A charming old house beautifully renovated. Our host, Martin was very friendly and helpful. The room was warm and comfortable and we had a lovely breakfast. We could find no fault. Birr itself is a lovely old town and we'll worth a visit.

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kearns1, Owner at Townsend House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Marian and Tom for your review on Townsend House guesthouse and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us,we hope to see you soon again in Birr and have more time to spend with us. Regards Martin and Lorraine More 

Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Visiting Birr for sentimental reasons, we decided to stay over and stopped into one large hotel on the outskirts of town we were not thrilled by our first impression. Very basic public facilities and slightly run down. So we phoned around and found a room at the Townsend Guest House. Excellent price including breakfast and off-street (albeit very tight) parking.... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Townsend House Guest House is located in the center of Birr,Co.Offaly,Ireland's finest Georgian Town.This 19th Century house is complete with mature gardens and offers an enclosed courtyard perfect for private parking.Townsend House Guest House is a period house and all bedrooms are decorated with a Georgian theme and have the finest antique furniture with a mixture of king and queen size beds. All 10 bedrooms are ensuite,complete with direct dial telephone,satalite TV,tea/coffee making facilities and complimentaryWifi access. Townsend House is a 5 minute walk from Birr Castle Demense and Birr Theatre and Arts Centre,it is also within walking distance from the finest restaurants,hotels and pubs. Townsend House Tapas and Wine Restaurant opens Thursday to Saturday nights from 6 Pm till 10 pm for food ... more   less 

Additional Information about Townsend House Guest House

Address: Townsend Street, Birr, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Price Range: $96 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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