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Thomastown, Kilkenny Ireland
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#2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Thomastown
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 breakfast
Non-smoking hotel
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Guide558244 wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We had the most amazing weekend in Ballyduff House March 6th - 8th for a 60th birthday gathering. The house is so conducive to chilling out in beside a roaring log fire. Rugs, carpets, large couches and wall hangings all contribute to a relaxing experience in a country manor house. The rooms were fabulously decadent and luxurious, crisp bed linen and beds fit for a princess. Brede is a wonderful hostess, so professional, generous and warm. We love the place and will definitely make it our go-to place for a family gathering each year.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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annette3532016 wrote a review Nov 2019
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions4 helpful votes
We have just returned to Dublin from a most wonderful weekend in Ballyduff House. We received warm and wonderful hospitality from Breda, fabulous breakfasts and a beautiful bedroom overlooking the river Nore. Ballyduff is just a gem of place tucked away in Co Kilkenny and we will definitely return again the next time we want to be spoiled. Thank you for your wonderful hospitality and kindness, we really enjoyed our time with you.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Rita L wrote a review Oct 2019
Wichita, Kansas26 contributions2 helpful votes
This was our first night in Ireland. We were exhausted from flying all day and driving on the ‘wrong side’ of the road. The drive up the tree lined country lane to this grand estate was magical! Our room and the hospitality made us feel like royalty.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Response from allinadayswork, Owner at Ballyduff House
Responded 24 Oct 2019
Thank you my friends until the next time . Bred
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Trish Galway wrote a review Oct 2019
Galway, Ireland67 contributions26 helpful votes
Wonderful hospitality greeted us as we drove down the tree lined driveway. My daughter & I stayed again with Bred last weekend. She gave us the wonderful room with the four poster bed. The full Irish breakfast was fabulous with fresh raspberries & yoghurt to start. Overlooking the Nore River. We then went to visit Jerpoint Glass & Nicholas Mosse before heading into Kilkenny.
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Date of stay: October 2019
DavidE8479 wrote a review Sep 2019
New York City, New York7 contributions3 helpful votes
Run by the in-law descendent of the family that has owned this forever, set on undulating meadows with a river flowing below, this is exactly the fantasy one wants on Ireland -- charming, hospitable, homey and elegant all at the same time. Perfect way to relax only a short distance away after a long flight to Dublin
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Date of stay: August 2019
US$108 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ballyduff house hotel thomastown
IrelandProvince of LeinsterCounty KilkennyKilkennyThomastown
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