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Thomastown, Kilkenny Ireland
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#2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Thomastown
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Ballyduff House, built in 1760, is set in glorious parkland overlooking the river Nore. It is the beautiful home of Brede Thomas who, as well as running the B&B also farms. The setting is totally unspoiled which is almost unique in this part of Ireland.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Non-smoking hotel
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Navigator06820317497 wrote a review Nov 2021
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We spent 3 nights here, my wife booking online because Ballyduff house was ideally located and reasonably priced. The venue certainly exceeded our expectations, from the moment we drove through the gates along the beautiful approach to the house on its well maintained drive. Ballyduff House is a 250 year old mansion set in a 300 acre estate and is a wonderfully grand and comfortable place to stay. Our bedroom was gigantic as was the bathroom with a modern, walk in shower. Resplendent with family paintings and period furniture with a beautiful breakfast room and library looking over the river. We were immersed in the history of the place. Everything was very clean and well maintained. The owner, Breda Thomas is a lovely, tireless host who was very attentive to our requirements and went out of her way to make our stay comfortable. When we return to this part of the world, we wouldn’t contemplate staying anywhere else!
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Karen M wrote a review Oct 2021
Dublin, Ireland186 contributions117 helpful votes
We stayed for one night in Ballyduff House, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny - the only downside was that we should have stayed for longer! Four poster beds, pure wool carpets, freestanding claw feet baths, A library with an actual secret door (only ever saw this on TV), fresh raspberries and a full Irish Breakfast with croissants just out of the oven and as much tea or coffee as you like... the prices were incredible - just €120 for a room with bed and breakfast! Ring Brid directly to book a room to escape to the country. Star gazing, bird song, walled garden, foxes, river walks - Guaranteed to make you want to return...
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Kayla4 wrote a review Oct 2021
Galway, Ireland114 contributions37 helpful votes
We were on a few days break and just found this lovely Jem between Insteoige and Thomastown Kilkenny ! Bride was just lovely … and from the moment we arrived the ‘Welcome’ Mat was out!! A Beautiful and well appointed roomy master bedroom with all the expected charm of a period country house ! Our Breakfast was just lovely , freshly made and set us up very well for the day ahead ! Selection of everything and beautiful home made brown bread .. service with a smile and e everywhere was lovely cosy and very clean … we shall be back for sure !! Plenty of room to stroll and enjoy Didn’t have to time check out the gardens thats for next time !! (Our Bathroom not en-suite but that is expected in a country home and was not a concern ) We were Visiting from Galway
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Anne A wrote a review Aug 2021
Dublin, Ireland17 contributions9 helpful votes
I booked 2 rooms back in May over the phone with the owner. I emailed that day to confirm and asked if they could confirm in writing too; I had seen reviews from 2018 advising they had turned up and there was no record of their booking so was slightly anxious the same would happen. Well when I phoned on the day of arrival, I was advised there was no record of the booking. The woman I spoke to was standing in while the owner was out. I requested they make alternative arrangements and they did. Very disappointing but not surprising. I would recommend confirming several times before you arrive!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Bill B wrote a review Aug 2021
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We had an outstanding stay at ballyduff house. The property is amazing as well as the hospitality. Brede was a wonderful host and her breakfasts were the perfect start to our day. I wish we could have stayed more than two nights.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$108 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ballyduff house hotel thomastown
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of LeinsterCounty KilkennyKilkennyThomastown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ballyduff House
Which popular attractions are close to Ballyduff House?
Nearby attractions include Jerpoint Park (5.0 km), Woodstock House and Gardens (2.9 km), and Jerpoint Abbey (4.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ballyduff House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Ballyduff House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Ballyduff House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ballyduff House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tim's Bar And Kitchen, The Lady Helen Restaurant, and The Blackberry Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to Ballyduff House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Jerpoint Park (5.0 km), Mount Juliet Estate (7.0 km), and Leac An Scail - Kilmogue Dolmen (7.7 km).