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Townsend House Guest House

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with a friend last night and had a lovely time. I was really, really surprised! The food was fantastic - we ordered a selection of tapas, all delicious. There was a good selection of wines also. Service was excellent. I'll definitely be back to visit soon. I'm so impressed!

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Innisfail, Alberta
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Spent 1 night after arriving in evening unannounced but were welcomed warmly. The room was excellent in every way and the cool overnight temperature gave us the best sleep of our trip. The guesthouse has a restaurant and breakfast area and is very attractively decorated. The included breakfast was whatever you wanted including a delicious Full Irish Breakfast along with...

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Thank Bogeymanjim
Ireland
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this beautiful Georgian guesthouse last night. The room was tastefully decorated. Tea & coffee making facilities supplied. Large shower with great pressure & lots of hot water. Shower caps, bath gel etc supplied. Absolutely spotless. Bed very comfortable & no street noise. We ate dinner in The tapas bar downstairs which has an extensive wine list. Lorraine & Martin...

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Thank bubbles66Ireland
Kenmare, Ireland
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We had just visited the first day of the ploughing festival. Mayhem hits county offaly. Went to our hotel menu selection wasn't great but recommended the grand. Didn't arrive in till about 8.15pm which was just the right time. Any earlier and it would have been even busier. Restaurant was closed to deal with the volume of people. Calverley &...

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Thank raggy1971
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

There were four of us on a motorcycle holiday in two rooms which were really four - we wanted twin rooms as we were all boys, the rooms we were given we ideal, not only well appointed but each room had a second (private) area for the second bed - ideal for our needs. We had a look around the...

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Thank Tigerdiver
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My friend and I stayed at The Townsend Guesthouse overnight in July and I was delighted to be able to stay in such a tastefully decorated Georgian house. The style of the house is very in keeping with the period of the property and I loved the antique furniture. The beds are very comfortable and we had breakfast in an...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience it is to eat here. I have eaten here a few times but the last time was with friends who we hadn't seen in a long time so it was a real catch up. The food was absolutely divine but the deserts are to die for. The ambience in Townsend tapas is lovely, it's very relaxing....

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Thank heidik2402
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Do NOT stay in this place if you want a nights sleep, there was LIVE music from 10 pm till 12 30 am and people still in the restaurant till 1 30 am Michael the owner thought this was acceptable Even though he thinks he runs a bed and breakfast we complained about the noise at midnight and NOTHING was...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Townsend House is a lovely B and B in Ireland. We chanced upon it one night and were pleasantly surprised. The owner couldn't have been more helpful and the room and breakfast were superb. There is a tapas bar adjoining that provided an excellent meal in a lovely atmosphere.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The staff were great, nothing was to much trouble for them, Rooms spotless with very comfortable beds. Breakfast was great with plenty of choice.Nice Bar, lovely gardens. Good Chinese 2 minutes walk from the property.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Townsend House Guest House

Address: Townsend House Townsend Street, Birr, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Price Range: €93 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a room not fronting the street and you will avoid some traffic noise, although we really didn't find the noise to be a concern”
 of 5 bubbles Bogeymanjim, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Interconnecting rooms are available and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Emam70, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the car park it's quiet there”
 of 5 bubbles brianlV5168EY, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the road are probably a little noisier than those at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles coleclassic, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has a great 4 poster bed.”
 of 5 bubbles jvcldg, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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