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Westport, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I stayed at Briarville last month while visiting a friend in Cork and decided to stay again this month with my family who were over from England. Eleanor is an excellent host and provides guests with a quality and traditional Irish welcome and is full of life and character! The rooms are clean and well provided and there is free... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Basic B&B on a busy main road.Sound travel between rooms! Could hear snoring each night (not from our room). The first day we were dissuaded from having breakfast until 0830(wanted it at 0730).The second day we had to have it early as we had a flight to catch.We went to the dining room.No breakfast no cooking smells.The owner had not... More 

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Thank KathGus
eleanortobin, Owner at Briarville B&B, responded to this review

I am sad to have read this review, in my many years of running this business, i have never over slept, this was the first such occasion and for this i profusely apologize and made a reduction in there total charges which they accepted, i had many satisfactory reviews over the years also. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We arrived at this beautiful b&b after like two hours looking for a room around the city and this nice lady welcomed us in her b&b we had a nice small talk and than she showed us the room that tired as we were seemed to be a paradise with two beds, a private bathroom and the the and coffe... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

A great b/b home from home Eleanor was so nice and kind. Room was very clean and Eleanor left us use her living room to have our family visit she made our stay wonderful.We hope we can stay every time we visit Cork in future. Many thanks Eleanor.Mark and Noreen.

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Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Only €35 a night, about mile and half out of city but bus stop just a 1 minute walk away. Full irish quite unpleasent to be honest but room fairly ok. Basic but grand. Only €35 a night, about mile and half out of city but bus stop just a 1 minute walk away. Full irish quite unpleasent to be... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We stayed with Eleanor for a week during a visit home to visit family. Our rooms were wonderful the breakfast was delicious every morning. Our hostess was very nice, we had our young sons with us and she was warm and friendly towards to very active little boys. We highly recommend !

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1 Thank TerriOSulli
Anacortes, WA, USA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2013

My wife and I stayed at Briaville B&B for a week while visiting Ireland from America. For the life of me, I can't understand why one of the reviewers was so disgruntled. We found the B&B very delightful and Eleanor couldn't have been more accomadating. In fact, she went way beyound that required from a B&B hostess. We do not... More 

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1 Thank Byron T
Newry, Co Down
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2012

In my travels I have stayed in hotels throughout the world, so I have an expectation about where I stay and what it should be like. Recently I stay at the Briaville B&B when I am in the Cork area...over the past month I have been staying there from Monday to Friday most weeks. The landlady Eleanor is a very... More 

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Perigueux, France
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2012

I wish travellers paid more attention to BAD ratings thrown in between GOOD ones. I made this same mistake a few weeks ago when I booked 9 nights in Briarville B&B, even though I had read some bad reviews on this accommodation and its owner. This trip to Cork was purely leisure; I was meeting up with relatives. I'm not... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2011

Stayed here one night. Eleanor was very nice! Clean rooms, good breakfast (with plenty of choice). It is not in the city center, but with a car it is 5min. And there is also a bus. Overall I think good value for money. Would stay there again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Briarville B&B

Address: South Douglas Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range: £51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The room at the back is lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles clares735, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the road and don't ask for an early breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles KathGus, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms great”
 of 5 bubbles n0reenc, 22 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The single room is actually nicer because you get your own private large new bathroom down the hall; Double rooms have a tiny enclosed old bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles une_jolie_coccinelle, 30 May 2012 | Read review
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