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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Large semi-detached house just five minutes walk from the edge of town. Very clean, tidy and well-appointed. Comfortable beds and tea/coffee making facilities available on landing. Wifi good. Breakfast room very light and airy and good choice. My wife had salmon and scrambled egg and loved it. Friendly service from the owner. Recommended.

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

My partner and I came up from Cork for two nights (Saturday and Sunday) and wanted a convenient place to the City Centre so we could walk back after the nights out. We couldn't be more pleased with the location, as it was an easy walk (even in my heels!). We were glad to have the parking since we drove...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lovely large room and en suite bathroom. Mattresses were firm and bedding kept us warm. Walking distance to town and Kilkenny Castle. Una was such a great help in recommending restaurants for dinner and giving us directions to our next tourist site. The breakfast was amazing. We tried the full Irish breakfast, and it kept us going all day.

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The large rooms are extremely clean and set in a lovely garden setting. The staff are all extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfast was served at the restaurant just up the road. We also had dinner there and all the food was excellent offering a variety locally sourced and organic produce.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stayed there in August 2015 and it was a great choice. They're located within walking distance of the town, which was just wonderful. The hostess was very welcoming and the room was comfortable. And the breakfast room is really beautiful.

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New Hartford, New York
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had a great stay at this b & b with a very comfortable room and lovely breakfast. Lots of fresh fruit and baked goods along with the full irish, if you want a big breakfast. We could walk into town and she gave us great suggestions for pubs and restaurants and things to see in the village. Would definitely...

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Thank Ellie H
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Perfectly located Bed and Breakfast, short stroll to the castle, city centre, bus and train stations. Quiet, clean, and has the best breakfast selection of freshly baked breads, scones, fruit salad, rhubarb compote, yogurt as well as the traditional Irish breakfast offering. Wonderful 2 day stay.

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Treviso, Italy
Reviewed 12 June 2016

My most favorite thing about this B&B was breakfast. Breakfast room was so beautiful. Looking at the lovely garden while we have a delicious breakfast, there is nothing better than this to start a good day. Irish breakfast was excellent, so as homemade scone. We also received a very warm welcome from the hostess. Good location, close to the Kilkenny...

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Ligonier, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This B and B in the busy town of Kilkenny is close to all of the town's sights and activities, walkable even for the less adventurous. Oona, our hostess, makes her guests most welcome, the home is beautifully furnished, the breakfast room overlooking the garden is refreshing. The breakfast scrumptious. The location is easy to find, much parking readily available,...

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Chicago
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We were able to leave our car parked at the B&B and take an easy walk to city center to see sights and hear music. The room was clean and comfortable, and breakfast was served in a sunny addition looking out on their garden.

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Address: Carraig Rua Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Number of rooms: 6
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“We loved our room - ground floor all the way in the back. Big, view onto the rear garden.”
 of 5 bubbles C6168YOelizabethg, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“quaint view, quiet neighborhood, cozy B&B”
 of 5 bubbles 733caraw, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I was in the double room looking over the front door and the road; wasn't bothered by traffic sounds, but did hear as other guests arrived for the night (some of them quite late).”
 of 5 bubbles livingineurope, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the large room on the top floor facing the rear garden.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulK985, 15 May 2014 | Read review
“family rooms available. Quiet enough as the house is set back from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles PiranhaIreland, 26 Nov 2013 | Read review
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