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Townsend House Guest House

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Townsend House Townsend Street, Birr Ireland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Birr is a beautiful town, a bit off the main tourist routes, and this guest house is a converted set of Georgian terrace houses in easy walking distance of the centre and the castle, which is the main attraction. Room spacious if a bit old...More

Thank StephenM99
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Such a friendly welcome from Martin, beautiful antique looking furniture in the room and was so impressed with the four poster bed. Great value and in centre of town, 2 minute taxi drive from the County Arms where we had a wedding.

Thank Conor C
Response from kearns1, Manager at Townsend House Guest HouseResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you for your review, we at Townsend House are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again in 2018.Regards Martin

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Two night stay in Birr, for a wedding, just before the hurricane. A great welcome, very friendly, typically Irish. Room lovely, breakfast ideal. Absolutely "hit the spot" on all fronts. No idea what it is like in a hurricane.

Thank Howard L
Response from kearns1, Manager at Townsend House Guest HouseResponded 30 January 2018

When you arrived in Birr and to Townsend House the hurricane was getting really rough.We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and our breakfast that "hit the spot" .Hope you can come back to Birr soon again under calm conditions. Regards Martin

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived later than planned, but went to the tapas restaurant adjacent and owned by same people, had small bites and wine - all great. Room was spacious and well decked out. Staff all lovely. Then the big winner, a customer had come over to chat...More

Thank wildrover59
Response from kearns1, Manager at Townsend House Guest HouseResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your positive review, so delighted that you enjoyed your meal and accommodation with us at Townsend House, hope you enjoyed your golf in Portuma. Regards Martin and Lorraine Kearns

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Well what I can say , this place is a gem . from the moment I arrived after a hard days work I was greeted and shown to my room . The room was beautiful laid out , spacious . Breakfast the next morning was...More

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Description
Townsend House Guest House is located in the center of Birr,Co.Offaly,Ireland's finest Georgian Town.This 19th Century house is complete with mature gardens and offers an enclosed courtyard perfect for private ...More parking.Townsend House Guest House is a period house and all bedrooms are decorated with a Georgian theme and have the finest antique furniture with a mixture of king and queen size beds. All 10 bedrooms are ensuite,complete with direct dial telephone,satalite TV,tea/coffee making facilities and complimentaryWifi access. Townsend House is a 5 minute walk from Birr Castle Demense and Birr Theatre and Arts Centre,it is also within walking distance from the finest restaurants,hotels and pubs. Townsend House Tapas and Wine Restaurant opens Thursday to Saturday nights from 6 Pm till 10 pm for food Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$101 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Townsend House Guest House Birr, County Offaly
Location
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$101 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Townsend House Guest House Birr, County Offaly
Location
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
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Emam70
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Hi Eman,we are just 500 metres from Birr Castle 🏰,at the end of Oxmantown Mall, Regards martin
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