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Walcot Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 14 Birr B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 15, 2013

This is an extraordinary experience - welcoming, gracious, with lovely rooms and breakfast. Owners are very helpful and friendly. Décor is absolutely perfect. Would come back in a heartbeat! We highly recommend it.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

I stayed for two nights in April. The hosts provided a warm Irish welcome, great chat, keen local knowledge and great local food at breakfast.
Walcot is situated in the heart of Birr. It is next to the castle and surrounded by local pubs, cafes and shops.
The owners treat you like family and help ensure you enjoy your stay in their town.
The rooms are as good if not better than earlier reviews. A great shower and bath are complimented by room controlled heating. The bed was the most comfortable I have slept in outside of 5 Star Hotels in Asia. I had a chance to see other rooms and all are custom designed and fitted. The great bed and the walled gardens that surround the house ensure that while you are in the heart of Birr you are wrapped in comfort and silence while you sleep.
We gladly parked our car in the private car park and relaxed over two wonderful nights and three days.
I can happily recommend Walcot B+B and I am looking forward to returning Irelands best later in the year.
Many thanks to the owners and the supporting team for a great stay.

Room Tip: Look at the room pics on Walcot.com and you can pick a room to suit you. One room had a four poster...
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

We stayed (couple) at the Walcot B&B, for a wedding in Kinitty Castle and I was blown away at the space of the rooms, the bathroom we had was superb. Amazingly clean, the bedrooms ( we saw two with friends staying were impeccable and had lovely decoration, everything you need, fantastic cooked breakfast in a charming dining room and lots to choose from, healthy options - you will not be hungry. Plenty of car carparking only suggestion is updating the website to gain entrance by car you have to go down on to the main road, not via Oxmantown Mall. I'd find a reason to go back to Birr just to stay here again, we were taken straight to our room, lovely and warm, the host offered us a lift back if we needed to collect our car the next day. I've stayed in plenty of hotels / B&Bs and this is definitely the best B&B I've ever stayed in. Hotel grade!

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

We stayed at the Walcot B&B birr and found it really exceptional. The home is wonderful, each room is tastefully done. The location is great and it would make a wonderful base to use for the midlands. By far the nicest of any of the B&B's we have stayed in Ireland

We both highly recommend you check this B & B out. For sure you will be as delighted as we were.

Happy Traveling

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 31, 2011

The hosts were wonderful, breakfast very substantial and rooms just delightful. I loved the sitting room which gave me some space from travelling companions to just sit and read. The location was so handy for pubs and the high street. so quiet and peaceful and has off street parking.

Room Tip: The twin room has the most amazing bath tub!
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  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 18, 2011

This was a lovely B&B and the location is great in Birr. We arrived and then had to change our plans traveling to another part of Ireland due to gale force weather and the proprietoress recommended an alternative part of Ireland for us to visit and allowed us to use their business computer for several hours to locate and secure new acommodations. Her recommedation was great and we are most grateful. This B&B is lovely and the warmth and service top notch!

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 6, 2010

we stayed at Walcott house for one night and found it very good value. hosts James and Eilish were very accomodating.our room was beautifully decorated and clean, as was the whole house.breakfast was plentiful and lots of choice. location has good access to everything in town of Birr. we would love to stay here again as it was a great place to relax

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Walcot Bed and Breakfast

Address: Oxmantown Mall, Birr, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Birr
Price Range: $103 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Walcot Bed and Breakfast is situated in the centre of Birr Town, With the added bonus of private parking and a peaceful walled garden. We also offer a luxurious holiday home for a self catering option ideal for families and groups. ... more   less 
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