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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.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Quirky Hotels
Full view
73Somewhat walkable
Grade: 73 out of 100
40Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
14Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews interesting history own garden lovely home overlooking the river memorable stay surrounding gardens soda breads owner brian lovely conservatory guest lounge family history short walk to the town wealth of information few minutes walk away superb location breakfast was delicious irish hospitality
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

I travelled here some years ago but returned with 7 other golfers for three days golf for the triangle offer of 3 courses ( Dungarvon , Goldcoast , West Waterford.) for the princely sum of 69 Euros!!! What a tremendous 'home from home' Cairbre House...More

Thank tonymccann
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Lovely room looking out on the river and garden. Location a short stroll from the town and to the start of the new greenway. Host Brian very helpful and facilitating. Breakfast the tastiest i have had in a long time ( Vegetarian omelette... with bacon)...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We popped in for an overnight, after cycling from Waterford along the Deise Greenway. Brian was a charming host. The house is 200 years old and was a fever hospital during the (?) 1826 Cholera epidemic. Bed was very comfortable and breakfast was delicious -...More

Thank PatrickAndBernie
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Second time staying here. Would have stayed a few more times but booked out. It is not often to come across a B&B with such character, gourmet breakfast, and lovely host and staff. Dungarvan itself has fantastic restaurants and a fabulous greenway cycle path to...More

Thank AnnFromCork
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Last minute trip to Dungarvan, Co Waterford. Cairbre House is a short walk from the town centre. Brian was very welcoming and helpfull. Room was very comfortable, with a lovely view of the water. The breakfast menu is great....lots of options. The building is very...More

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Jan D
20 July 2014|
Response from GoldfinchWaterford | Property representative |
Dear Jan & Bill, Thank you for your enquiry re accommodation in Cairbre House. Pleased to inform you that we currently have accommodation as requested - one double (queen bed) ensuite room) for 12 Sep, departing on... More
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"Twin room upstairs was spacious & quiet"
4 weeks ago
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"Take advantage of the porches to enjoy the view."
25 Jul 2017
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"Great family room that is actually 2 rooms adjoined - sleeps 5"
2 Jun 2017
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"ALL GREAT - Every room has a view of Dungarvan Bay"
15 May 2017
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