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The Bungalow The Bungalow Low Street, Thomastown, Kilkenny Ireland
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Colm wrote a review Feb 2022
Dublin, Ireland22 contributions19 helpful votes
The rooms were clean and a decent sized bathroom with wall size hazed window onto the courtyard made it feel a little exposed (but thats the prude in me perhaps) That aside, I didn't like that fact that the rooms open directly out on to an outdoor balcony (courtyard). It was freezing the night we stayed - evening with the heating on - there was a torrid draft under the door. The breakfast room was also cold (forgiveable perhaps in COVID times) but frankly it and the carpet felt unkempt and unclean. (The sugar dish lid was also covered in greasy finger prints. The breakfast, (served by hands covered in coal or wood dirt by the way) offering is described in the brochure as "glorious" - it was very basic, with two miserable and I mean tiny slices of toast. As Irish brekkies go in B& Bs - this was the far short of the norm especially given the price of the room in bloody mid January - it was almost 130 euro. Our host was a friendly enough gentlemen but didn't seem to be aware of masking requirements indoors. Some might say that is petty, but that says a lot to me. Charm is often code for not so great and that is the case here. Will I be back - simply - NO. There are many far better B& Bs far more deserving of the business. I fail to see how this place gets such glowing reviews.
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Date of stay: January 2022
Room Tip: The rooms are decent inside - I gave it a poor rating because of the cold however
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Antoinette C wrote a review Sep 2021
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed here last night it was a super venue lovely location Trisha and John were super hosts. Beautiful breakfast and of course like all irish family run businesses we met lovely friendly people there well done we will be back for sure and would highly recommend a visit. Chris and Antoinette
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled
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ComicTragedy wrote a review Jul 2021
UK63 contributions42 helpful votes
These guys are great. We were only here for one night while road tripping around Ireland, but I could easily stay longer. The rooms are clean and comfortable, there's parking, and there's direct access to walk along the river a bit. Plus, breakfast was outstanding. A real pleasure to stay here.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled
Nallygal wrote a review Jun 2021
Dublin, Ireland37 contributions17 helpful votes
This B&B overlooks the River Nore, via its sunny courtyard enhanced by Trish's fantastic flowering plants. The rooms are clean and comfortable, in the modern extension, but Michael, the very genial host, will happily show you the original Tower rooms. But most notable: the breakfast! A fantastic choice of delicious dishes prepared by Trish. The Hennessys are a lovely couple and this is a great place in a delightful little town.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Room 4 is at the end of the balcony and has a corner with a little table and chairs
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Clara M wrote a review Sep 2020
Ireland11 contributions9 helpful votes
We had a wonderful 3 days in the tower house. Trish and Michael made us feel right at home. The breakfasts were out of this world and it was a brilliant location, very close to the key sights all around. We would recommend this b&b to anyone.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled
Biz55 wrote a review Jul 2020
New York City, New York17 contributions54 helpful votes
Fabulous hidden gem in a great small town. Wonderful family run guest house, stunning location on the banks of the Nore. Thomastown has lots choice for eating and drinking too. Hosts are super friendly, rooms simple, clean and perfect but the big surprise is the incredible breakfast offering - locally sourced, delicious, great choices and highest quality ingredients used. I’ve done a lot of travelling and most small and large hotels offer large buffets - a this was the BEST breakfast I have ever had off the menu. Thank you, we’ll definitely recommend and will be back!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Trina K wrote a review Jul 2020
Dublin, Ireland9 contributions5 helpful votes
My husband and I spent a night at the Tower House B&B recently and after the long period of lockdown, it was good to get a sense of normality back again by way of making a trip and staying overnight in guest accommodation. Any concerns we had about regulations and safety procedures regarding Covid were quickly forgotten as hosts Trisha and Mike have everything in hand in a professional yet unfussy way. We were met with a warm welcome and immediately felt at home as Trisha greeted us with her delicious homemade scones, jam and a pot of coffee . Our room was spotless and comfortable and we slept like logs after an evening sitting out on the first floor balcony watching a heron catch his supper in the river which flows behind the Tower House. Breakfast was well organised as each room was given a separate time to arrive and it is worth staying her for the breakfast alone. There is a menu which would put many fine dining hotels to shame. We opted for the full Irish (very generous) but there were options for every taste plus gluten free and vegan dishes. We look forward to a return visit and know that Trisha and Mike are a safe pair of hands at this time. Delicious breakfast, lovely rooms, fabulous view from our balcony and a warm welcome from the hosts. What more could you want?
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Date of stay: July 2020
dubh73 wrote a review Feb 2020
Thomastown, Ireland81 contributions31 helpful votes
What a lovely welcome. Stayed Saturday 15th during the storm. Room very clean and warm with fantastic view off the balcony. Lovely courtyard and private entrance to come and go without disturbing anyone. Would highly recommend, lovely host, nothing is too much trouble.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled
annualtraveller_11 wrote a review Nov 2019
Albany Creek, Australia74 contributions47 helpful votes
We stayed here for 4 nights in August 2019, and used it as a base to explore the area. The room was simple but well-equipped, and the ensuite was good. We also had a couple of chairs on the walkway outside our room so we could sit there in the late afternoon with a cold wine and watch the river at the back of the property. Michael was very welcoming and friendly, and they had even baked gluten-free chocolate brownies for afternoon tea. Breakfast was great with losts of variety. The main building where Michael lives is a restored 12th/13th century fortified tower house and he kindly offered to show us a bit of it as we were interested in history. The back wall of the property was part of the original town wall. It's in the heart of Thomastown with great off-street parking and there are lots of historic sites and villages to explore nearby. We would deinitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Una H wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Thank you Michael, you were so welcoming, and so accommodating. Lovely room, there were three of us, great shower,lovely extras, wonderful location and truly delicious breakfast......Highly recommend 👍👍👍
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
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US$134 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandProvince of LeinsterCounty KilkennyKilkennyThomastown
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Tower House B&B
Which popular attractions are close to The Tower House B&B?
Nearby attractions include The Watergarden (0.4 km), Bennetsbridge (0.6 km), and The Salmon Pool (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Tower House B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Tower House B&B?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Tower House B&B?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Tower House B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tim's Bar And Kitchen, Toast of Thomastown, and The Blackberry Cafe.
Does The Tower House B&B have airport transportation?
Yes, The Tower House B&B offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Tower House B&B located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Thomastown.
Are there any historical sites close to The Tower House B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Jerpoint Park (2.4 km), Mount Juliet Estate (3.4 km), and Leac An Scail - Kilmogue Dolmen (6.9 km).