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Richmond House
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Cappoquin
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

It was a very memorable experience to stay at Richmond House, a 300 year old building in Cappoquin, Ireland. My wife, 2-year old daughter and parents-in-law were given the 2 rooms at the top of the building, while there was no lift, the rooms were amazing - roomy, comfy and a great place to have a base to visit the sights to see in the area, such as Lismore and Mount Melleray Abbey. Food was fantastic and the staff were great, I would definitely stay here again next time.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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3  Thank Carlos V
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

You stay here for the restaurant. We returned again this year and were impressed yet again. The husband (Mr. Deavey) changes his menu by the DAY depending upon what just arrived in fresh. My wife had the duckling twice in a row and swears that she's never had better in France. The breakfasts are OUTSTANDING ... continental or full-Irish. The wine menu is impressive (typically a weakness in Ireland) and relatively affordable.

The room was charming and bright, and furnished a la 2001. Not a problem, though. The important thing it that the beds was super-comfortable.

The garden is charming.

TIPS :
1.) Go fly fishing in Ballymcarbery with Andrew or Kevin!
2.) Have tea at Barron's bakery

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank RogerZurich
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

The Richmond house is very charming, and the estate is large and nice to walk around. The absolute best quality about this place is their restaurant. We had a wonderful dinner and breakfast there, that was definitely worth the money. Everything was fresh and of good quality. The room we stayed in was fairly large, but it felt it was in need of updating.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Meaghan M
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Reviewed 13 July 2013

I booked this because it popped up as a well-rated hotel on my drive. I’m glad I chose it.

This is a large old house. The main draw is the bedroom itself. The white-carpeted bedroom is capacious and conveyed both a sense of luxury and an owner who cared. The toilet had a bath, something I had not seen in the B&B's I had hitherto stayed at. Amenities were of a good quality.

But because it is old, not everything is up to modern specs. The lock to the room is the old skeleton key type. The kettle was on a shelf near the door. Because of the size of the room, it was a little walk to the kettle. And the TV, which was already small, looked diminished, especially if you wanted to watch from bed.

There are other charms. At the lounge, even though it was summer, the fireplace had a fire going.

I had dinner there. After reading the reviews, I ordered the fish, which was good.

I suppose the restaurant must be of a reasonable quality as when I was there, the dining room had a party of 20. Which was still fine as the room was long and the 20 guests were in a section that could be closed off.

This is a place I will definitely consider returning.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 19 June 2013

This a lovely place to spend a weekend for complete relaxation. We were on a bus tour and the whole group loved the meal here. We had drinks on the lawn in beautiful surroundings and served without fuss. Dinner was Hake or cornfield chicken.I had the hake with red spiced cabbage and new potatoes and dessert was a rhubarb crumble with homemade ice cream. Well done RH.
Hope to go there again Sooon.
Staff were very attentive and pleasant.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Richmond House

Address: Cappoquin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Cappoquin
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Cappoquin
Price Range: €117 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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