Set in a restored Georgian townhouse, Walcot Bed and Breakfast is surrounded by an acre of mature gardens and features free on-site parking. Antique furnishings, an en suite bathroom and a TV are featured in each Walcot Room. A buffet breakfast is served in the elegant dining room, with dining options for lunch and dinner available in the local area. Birr Castle Demesne and visitor centre is directly across the street, while Birr Theatre & Arts Centre is less than 5 minutes’ walk away. A golf course and equestrian centre can be reached in a 10-minute drive.
Situated in the Georgian Town of Birr, The Malting’s B&B is a cosy, family-run property with free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Still maintaining many of its original features, this 19th century stone building was originally a malt store for Guinness. Each of the spacious bedrooms at The Malting’s B&B feature a TV with satellite channels, a seating area, a work desk and a scenic river view. They also benefit from an en suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. In the dining room a hearty breakfast is served every morning. From the bed and breakfast, Birr Castle is a short 5-minute walk away. Killeen Bog, a natural heritage area, is also just 11 minutes’ drive away. Birr Golf Club is a 9-minute journey by car.
Enjoy your visit to Birr with a stay at Emmet House. Free wired Internet is an added perk, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby hiking/biking trails, kayaking, and mountain biking. Rooms offer up nice touches like Egyptian cotton sheets, slippers, and designer toiletries.
In idyllic Shannon Harbour, the restored Harbourmaster’s House was built in 1806 and sits on the banks of the Grand Canal. It offers a scenic rooftop balcony, full Irish breakfast, and free private parking. Light airy, each of the rooms at The Harbourmaster’s House features an en suite bathroom, a TV, and tea/coffee facilities. Breakfast is served in the spacious dining room overlooking the pretty gardens. Guests can enjoy a selection of continental breakfasts with fruits, cereals and homemade brown bread, as well as traditional cooked breakfasts. The pubs, shops, and boats for hire are all within 165 feet of the B&B. Birr Castle is a 15-minute walk away, and the famous monastery of Clonmacnoise is 30 minutes’ drive from the house. Fishing can be enjoyed either on the canal which is right outside the front of the house or on the nearby River Shannon. The property are able to advise guests on great fishing locations, while the house can store your bait and fish.
Fully refurbished in 2013, The Stables Townhouse B&B, is located on the famous Georgian streetscape of Oxmantown Mall, in the heart of Birr and directly opposite Birr Theatre & Arts Centre. Free Wi-Fi is provided in each guest room at The Stables, as well as a queen-size bed, en suite bathroom with luxury toiletries and an LED flat-screen TV. A hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities are also provided. The Stables Tearooms serves a wide range of homemade, locally sourced food, including sandwiches, desserts, and afternoon teas. Al fresco dining can be enjoyed in the property's courtyard area. A full breakfast menu is available and locally sourced produce is used where possible. Vegetarian and special dietary requirements are catered for. The Emporium at The Stables is located in a converted coach house, selling a range of jewellery, home furnishings, and French and Scandinavian-style furniture.
Provided us wonderful breakfast and tea in the afteroon. Single floor accommodations. Nice stay after our first drving day from Dublin.
Pros: Very helpful staff, Marie was wonderful regarding area, things to see, and helped us with a car problem. Very pleasant experience.
Cons: Not terribly close to town center.
Situated on the edge of Roscrea town, the Slidala B&B provides tea and scones upon arrival. The adult-only property features free Wi-Fi and free parking, and is just a 5-minute drive of the M7 motorway. The elegant rooms at the Slidala are warmly furnished and benefit from a private bathroom with both a bath and shower. The rooms include a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Some enjoy scenic garden views. In the mornings, the Slidala B&B serves a varied breakfast, with guests able to choose their own breakfast ingredients. Roscrea’s town centre is just a 10-minute walk away and the property operates a free taxi service. Roscrea Railway Station is also 10 minutes’ away on foot, and Roscrea Golf Club is a 5-minute drive. The site of the beautiful Slieve Bloom Mountains is 5 miles away and the supposedly haunted Leap Castle is an 11-minute drive away.
County Arms Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Birr. Guests indulge in mani/pedis, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. There's an indoor pool and a bar/lounge, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer 24-hour room service and room service.
When visiting Roscrea, Racket Hall Country House is a great choice to consider. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. A terrace and a garden are other highlights, and all rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet.
Kinnitty Castle, set in the foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains, is situated in the centre of Ireland - a drive of only 90 minutes from Dublin, Galway and Limerick. 37 luxurious ensuite bedrooms are individually styled with 4-poster beds and antique furnishings. Public areas include a drawing room, dungeon bar and library bar restaurant with excellent cuisine. Activities include an equestrian centre on site, archery, clay shooting, quad bikes and falconry. The spa and leisure centre features a jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, gym and massage therapy. Open fires and friendly staff help create an atmosphere of relaxation and the ideal location for a wedding.