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The Gables & Longbowe

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2 Unique Holiday-homes close to the Medieval City of Kilkenny.The Gables in an restored 18th century fishing lodge that sleeps 5 people. Longbowe is state of the art new-build eco-friendly holidayhome that sleeps 6 people.
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Free Internet
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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Non-smoking rooms
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We had already seen the photos of Longbowe but it was even more amazing when we got there. It is very large and situated in a great location with a nice view of horses and sheep. There is a short-cut to the river Nore from which you can easily walk to Kilkenny and back at both
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Stayed in the gable for a week. It was great house very comfy. Everything you need is in the house. Loads of room. Good wifi. Peaceful and quiet yet just five minutes from Kilkenny city. Kevin the host Is a gentleman. Joan sent lovely homemade flapjacks over to us. Lovely open
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Response from HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe
Responded 22 Sep 2016
So glad you enjoyed your stay in The Gables. When we live here we take the peace and quite for granted, so it's nice when guests remind us about it every now and then. Thanks, Kevin
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We were a group of 5 people visiting the place and it was really easy to get used to living in that wonderful place. We truly enjoyed and appreciated the friendliness of the owners and the calm and relaxing surroundings. Everything we needed was in the apartment. We also
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Response from HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe
Responded 22 Jun 2016
We are so glad you found your stay with us and that you found the place relaxing. Ye are more than welcome back another time as we always say repeat bookings are the greatest complement we can get in our business. Kind Regards, Kevin & Joan
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In March, I spent a full week in Longbowe just to relax and unwind. It is incredibly quiet and spacious with huge windows letting morning light pour in. Two old trees with emerging buds were covered by early rising mists from the Nore. At night, I had an uninterrupted view of
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Response from HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe
Responded 26 Apr 2016
Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so glad that you experienced the warmth of nature from with in the house. We are so delighted when our guests appreciate why be built Longbowe to be different. Your most welcome back any time in the future. Kind Regards, Kevin & Joan
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After a disastrous first night in a small local castle (so cold you could see your breath) we were directed by the wonderful woman at the information centre in Kilkenny to this beautiful home on a farm just 5 minutes from the centre of Kilkenny. The hosts could not have been
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Response from HOSTKILKENNY, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe
Responded 8 Mar 2016
Thank you kindly. I enjoyed meeting and chatting with you, especially hearing how the day trips went. I was glad you got to see where your ancestors originally came from in Clogh, Castlecomer. It'd be my pleasure to meet you all again. Maybe the poet in your family will come to Kilkenny Arts week and do her own recital?? All the best. J.
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Der Wohnbereich mit Aussicht ins grüne Irland
"All rooms are nice"
"All rooms at Longbowe are designed to face south, beautiful views of woodland"
"The two double rooms have the best views"
"All rooms are great!"
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