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“Very memorable pleasant stay with wonderful host & hostess”
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Pinecrest BnB
Ranked #14 of 73 Kilkenny B&B and Inns
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“Very memorable pleasant stay with wonderful host & hostess”
Reviewed July 10, 2009

Host Liam was the image of a good host, welcoming us with tea, cookies, chocolate bars, good conversation and good advice. He would never hisitate to sit and chat very intelligently with us in a very pleasant manner. The accommodation was spotless and comfortable, the food choice was excellent and very well prepared by hostess Helen, and host Liam served excellent coffee from a French press right at the table. They are the kind of people I would like to make a part of my life.

  • Stayed June 2009
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Reviewed June 28, 2009

My adult daughter, my adult son, and I stayed at Pinecrest in Kilkenny. Liam and Helen greeted us as old friends and we felt like old friends the entire time we stayed. Liam was a wealth of information. Every afternoon, when we'd return to rest before going out again, we were treated to a pot of tea and more conversation. The food was excellent; the room comfortable and just the right size; the bnb close to the city center but still in a quiet spot. After we left, we traveled to France and then to London and talked about how much we missed Liam and Helen....

  • Stayed June 2009
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Madison WI
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Reviewed June 2, 2009

Liam and Helen Heffernan are the gracious proprietors of the substantially sized Pinecrest B and B, located just outside the city center of Kilkenny. If you have the chance to talk with Liam, you will find him just about the friendliest fellow you will ever hope to meet. This may apply to Helen as well, though she was spending more time in the kitchen--and, as it turned out, we were glad about that, as the ample full Irish breakfast she prepared was quite delicious. The room we occupied, on the first floor, was quite sizable and well kept. This included the large bathroom. The trappings in the room are not fancy, but very comfortable. We arrived at Pinecrest close upon dinner time, and Liam provided meticulous directions for driving to--and better yet, finding a parking spot near to--Eaman Langton's Restaurant and Pub in the city center. We surely would be happy to visit Pinecrest again for a longer stay than the overnight we had, while driving north and east from Kinsale into the Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough. Pinecrest (and Kilkenny) make an excellent location for visiting the Rock of Cashel and Cahir as a day trip from Kilkenny.

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Pinecrest BnB

Property: Pinecrest BnB
Address: Bishops Meadows, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 73 B&Bs / Inns in Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pinecrest is a small intimate architectually designed family run B&B situated in a quiet cul de sac in the heart of Kilkenny City only a 5 to 10 minute walk to all the historic sites. There is free car parking and WiFi available and guests are greeted with the offer of refreshments, a map of the city and a hearty Irish welcome. Breakfast consists of a buffet with juices, Tea, coffee , porridge and freshly cooked traditional Irish breakfast to die for. Local information is offered to all our guests and no task is too big after all we are here to ensure that all our guests have a most unforgettable experience in Kilkenny. ... more   less 
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Pinecrest Bnb Hotel Kilkenny

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