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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Hello , we have stayed here before , so we know what to expect , lovely place great location in town , I love maureen;s fresh scones in the morning and fruit , John has cooked breakfast , room etc all so good thank you Marion & John

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emmethouse, Manager at Emmet House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks a million Marion and John.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights with my husband and daughter. The rooms and infact the full house is immaculate. On arrival Maureen greeted us and told us to treat it like home, we were so impressed with the quality of service and the high standard of the B&B. At breakfast time we enjoyed a full Irish most days and...

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emmethouse, Manager at Emmet House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks a million Katie. Best wishes, Maureen

Reviewed 5 June 2016

Birr was a last minute addition to my travel plans and so glad I added it to my list. The town is charming as is the Emmet House. The Emmet House is an ideal location for exploring the town. Maureen and Shirley were great hostesses and the room was perfect in every way. I'm so glad there are people in...

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emmethouse, Manager at Emmet House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much fun r your lovely comments. Best wishes, Maureen

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 January 2016

A super place to stay with Great staff and right in the centre of Birr .My room was great just like the wonderful breakfast I was served there .I would highly recommend it as a top B+B ..A very beautiful and beautifully decorated building .

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Malborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast with perfect poached eggs!! Maureen the host was delightful with great advice for eating choices and the room was very comfortable with a wonderful shower....just what you want after a long day

1Thank GeorgeTann
Montpellier, France
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The central location, the enthusiastic welcome, the facilities, the comfortable bed, the tasty and copious breakfast - all were excellent. This is definitely a B&B that we would return to and would have no hesitation in recommending.

3Thank Briandeancox
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Handy for visiting Birr castle and demesne with the Great Telescope..Like others locally there are no singles rooms. A bit old fashioned but acceptable.No home-baked cake or coffee on arrival though did get an extra cuppa before catching midday bus.

1Thank CY81ST
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Maureen made us feel most welcome and served refreshments when we arrived after a long day of touring. The facility is up to date and comfortable, with a good breakfast. The location was very convenient and parking was not a problem.

1Thank Kevin K
Swinford, Ireland
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights either side of a visit to the Ploughing Championships. Great welcome on arrival, home-baked cake and a cup of tea. Fresh scones at breakfast, delicious home-made bread . . not just your regular B&B. Great team - especially Nadine.

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

My wife and I stayed at Maureen O'Meara's B&B while travelling through Ireland for genealogical research. Emmet House was a wonderful place to stay. The owners were friendly and welcoming, the breakfasts were delicious, and the B&B was centrally located in the very picturesque town of Birr. It is a squeaky-clean residence with interesting antique furniture, and our rooms were...

2Thank Michael K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emmet House is a small boutique style hotel situated in Emmet Square,, Birr, Co Offaly, Ireland. All rooms are en-suite with hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, free sat flat screen TVs, slippers and toiletries. Free wifi throughout the house. We are 5 min walk from Birr Castle, Birr Theatre and Arts Centre. Slieve Bloom Mountains are a 15 min drive. Lough Boora Boglands is a 10 min drive. Clonmacnoise is a 30 min drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emmet House Bed & Breakfast

Address: Emmet Square, Birr, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Price Range: €77 - €119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Emmet House Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“I could not recommend the place at all”
 of 5 bubbles travelguide007, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room No 1 is to die for”
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“Emmet House is in town and next to the main road but I never had any traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles harryandval, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For couples go for the 4 poster room!!!”
 of 5 bubbles katiesosa80, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask Nadine - she'll see you right”
 of 5 bubbles JonikMayo, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
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