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Cairbre House

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Albury, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Brian is a super host. I don't know how it does it all. A truly gourmet fantastic breakfast with food produced in his garden. The house is situated on the river only 5 or so minutes walk from the town. It has a wonderful conservatory where we relaxed looking at the view in the sunshine as it poured in. Dungarvan...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Would rate this accommodation as top class 5 stars Thank you to Brian and all the wonderful staff So friendly and helpful The breakfast is to die for What a mixture on the menu The views from the bedrooms overlooking the estuary The garden has won many award and is beautiful Thank you Brian again So friendly and helps you...

Thank tiernancat
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We only stayed one evening in this lovely historic B&B. Brian is a gracious and knowledgeable host. He shared the history of the B&B and the grounds and it's worthwhile to note that he grows a number of ingredients for his lovely breakfasts. He recommended a place for dinner which was excellent as well. Thank you for a memorable visit...

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Oud-Turnhout, Belgium
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Last week, we have stayed four nights in this B&B. We really loved this home. Is was beautifully located in a bay of Colligan River. The garden was very nice, even late september. The mattress and pillows were perfect, so we have slept very well.. The breakfast was sublime. Brian was a nice host. His suggestion to go to the...

Thank postiljon
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We only stayed one night at Cairbre House but I would stay again - Brian was very friendly and had lots of information about Dungarvan & surrounding areas. The room was very big and had a lovely view, and breakfast was absolutely fantastic. So beautifully presented and everything was so fresh (with lots from the garden). It was a nice...

Thank EmilyAus
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Brian, the owner of Cairbre House B&B, is, we are sure, the reason this fantastic B&B was the best place we stayed in our 2 week visit to Ireland. The grounds are absolutely fantastic, full of plants that you will probably never see all in one place again, yet Brian has created an amazing garden within this unique micro-climate. While...

Thank Geoff V
Round Rock, Texas
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Cairbre House is a charming B and B located on the Estuary in Dungarven, Ireland. The host, Brian, is extremely accommodating, a gifted cook AND gardner. His breakfast creations are delicious, made with fresh ingredients and garnished with fresh flowers. We enjoyed several different outside areas for viewing the estuary and its wildlife. The 2nd floor room and en...

Thank granbee2016
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Cairbre house for one night and would have loved to stay longer. A very warm and homely atmosphere.Brian is a great host and made us feel very welcome. A very proud owner of a truly beautiful old style Bed and Breakfast. Lovely breakfast menu and food was delicious.Nicely presented and Katarina made sure we had a taste of...

Thank Paula L
Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Older style accommodation. Brian is a very good host. Brian and his helpers go the extra bit to prepare breakfast with fresh ingredients from his garden and decorated with flowers picked that morning. Easy stroll to the town centre if you want some exercise. Interesting history to this house and Brian is willing to talk about. This was our first...

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in June this year a wonderful Guest House looking onto the estuary. Brian the proprietor wonderful gentle man the house is 200 years old & you will get the best breakfast ever he does amazing omelettes. Well worth a visit you will go back again need to book. Grainne o

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1819,this beautiful protected Georgian Period house is a multiple award 4*B&B. Award of Excellence Tripadvisor 5* Rating. Situated in a peaceful scenic setting with striking views, yet is located less than one km from the picturesque Dungarvan harbour and town centre with its excellent shops,hotels, restaurants, traditional music & entertainment. All rooms including the Guest Lounge & Breakfast Room are furnished and decorated in period style. Bedrooms are ensuite and in room facilities include TV, Wifi and tea /coffee making facilities. Car park in house grounds. Cairbre House is renowned for its gourmet home cooked breakfasts. All dishes(incl vegitarian options) feature home grown garden & quality local produce. The Comeragh Mountains provide the perfect backdrop to the outstanding one acre waterfront gardens containing many rare & unusual plants. The conservatory/sunroom & balcony overlooking the Colligan River provides the oportunity to view the many wetland,seashore & wildlife close at hand. Dungarvan is an ideal location from which to visit the historic cities of Waterford,Cork,Kilkenny and the heritage towns of Lismore & Ardmore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairbre House

Address: Carriglea House Old Hospital Road | Abbeyside, Strandside North, Dungarvan, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Dungarvan
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Cairbre House Dungarvan, County Waterford
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“ALL GREAT - Every room has a view of Dungarvan Bay”
paulh10191113, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms would be quiet. Get a room overlooking the river estuary if possible”
PhilR234, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“The building is on a peninsula, with water views on both sides. I believe it may be one of the oldest buildings in town”
464ah, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet, Scenic,”
tiernancat, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sorry can`t help, we just wanted "a room" (any room!) and he offered us one that was fine.”
Sheepishjan, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
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