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Townsend House Guest House

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Townsend House Townsend Street, Birr Ireland See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Room Service
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Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

A warm welcome from Martin and Lorraine, Townsend house is walking distance to all the town's amenities, there is parking, the house is immaculate, the room was lovely old world, a great tapas restaurant and lovely breakfast next morning , we will return!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mlynn101
Response from kearns1, Owner at Townsend House Guest HouseResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your great review and Lorraine and myself are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, Looking forward to seeing you Back in Birr soon again,

Reviewed 3 September 2018

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

Date of stay: August 2018
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.

Date of stay: December 2017
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.

Date of stay: October 2017
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

Date of stay: September 2017
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

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Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Room Service
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US$99 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Emam70
2 July 2016|
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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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"If possible choose a room to the back as its on a busy road"
catherineSchool
5 Mar 2017
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"Ask for a room not fronting the street and you will avoid some traffic noise, although we really didn't..."
Bogeymanjim
14 Oct 2016
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"Interconnecting rooms are available and very comfortable."
Emam70
25 Aug 2016
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"Stay in the car park it's quiet there"
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22 Aug 2016
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