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.
The award-winning Sunrise Bed & Breakfast boasts panoramic views over Lough Derg. With free onsite parking, the property is just 2 minutes’ walk from the lakeside village of Mountshannon and a 5-minute stroll from the harbour. Each individually styled room includes a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite bath or shower rooms have a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. The rooms have access to free WiFi. An extensive breakfast menu is available each morning in Sunrise’s large air-conditioned conservatory, which features views over Lough Derg, the Arra Mountains, and the rural countryside. Special dietary requirements can be catered for upon request and dishes are served with home baked bread. Guests can enjoy walking, fishing, and golfing in the surrounding area. Sunrise Bed & Breakfast is 80 minutes’ drive from the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, and the city of Galway. Shannon Airport, Ennis, and Limerick can be reached after a 50-minute drive.
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.
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.
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.