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“Beautiful location and great cafe alongside”
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6 reviews
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On The Quay outside your door
Julie putting the bottle of wine and scones on the table
Sitting area in the Forge
Your Bedroom with a Balcony view of the river
Blossoms on the Quay
Fishing at the bend of the river when the tide is out
Coffe at The Mullicháin Cafe open 11am -6pm
Rain Bow from your balcony
Now thats a fish cought 10 yards from your door
One of the many walks around the area
A day at the office, Top of the hill beside balnchfields Pub
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
St Mullins, County Carlow

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Liam61
Kilkenny, Ireland
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70 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful location and great cafe alongside”
Reviewed 2 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

I confess that we've only ever stayed in the Forge self-catering cottage it had everything we needed. But best of all is the Mullican Café alongside , run by the owners of the Forge, Emer and Martin. She is a great cook and he is great craic - never a dull moment! Also the setting of both is perfect - stunning scenery, fishing, boating, swimming, cycling etc. in the beautiful, unspoilt River Barrow flowing alongside. The nearby 8thC monastic site and fully restored 13thCCistercian Abbey in Graignamanagh (8km) are extra attractions; as well as the old town of New Ross with its 18thC sailing ship "Dunbrody". The nearby villages of Inistioge and Thomastown are also worth a visit plus the lovely Mini-city of Kilkenny (35km).

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Liked best: The cafe alongside, lovely scenery and tranquil location
Liked least: Can't think of anything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Catherine...
Lyon, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great cottage in a beautiful setting”
Reviewed 30 January 2012 for a stay in January 2012
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We first came across this wonderful area of ireland while touring the east coast last summer We discovered the beautiful cottages beside the main renovated building and wanted to return so we stayed for the first 2 weeks of the year in the forge and it was wonderful, comfy, cosy, just perfect. The hosts were wonderful, full of advice about walking in the area which we loved doing. On reviendra, c´est certain !

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Liked best: the cosiness of the cottage & the beautiful surroundings
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Apr 2013
St Mullins is truly a Bit of heaven you will sleep in our Valley like you never slept before you can almost hear the silence
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