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The Harbour Masters House

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County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I stayed regularly at the Harbour Masters in 2015 and loved it. Grainne is a lovely host, making it a very welcoming and friendly place to stay, in a great location. It is right beside the canal but also has views over the wonderful Shannon Callows at the back. Everything is done to a high standard - the rooms are...

Thank jtme12
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We stayed at Harbour Masters for 3 nights, could not of wished for a more friendly B and B, Grainne is a lovely lady and made us feel at home as soon as we walked through the door. Lovely room over looking the canal, very cosy and warm .Great Irish breakfast to come down to in the morning, we hope...

Thank arnie75_11
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2015

If you're looking for peace and calm, this has to be it! Absolutely fabulous, situated on the Grand Canal, no through traffic only the river boats, just perfect for switching off. Grainne was lovely and helpful, gave us details of where we might like to eat or go for a walk and allowed us space to just relax. Our room...

1Thank Julie W
Reviewed 29 July 2015

After missing out on last years visit to Shannon Harbour, the hubby and I returned this year to spend 5 nights at The Harbour Master's (23rd-28th July). Since staying here for the first time in 2011 we have been hooked. This B&B is a real gem and a huge credit to Grainne and Jim. I can't impress enough, the genuine...

1Thank hevans215
Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 23 July 2015

just home from a short stay in the harbour masters house,Grainne is a lovely woman and made us feel very welcome,the house is beautiful inside and out with lovely views of the harbour at the front and gardens at the back.the breakfast was one of the best we have had with eggs from her own farm and homemade breads and...

Thank mythen
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I have made it yearly visit bringing friends to see Shannon Harbour and being such a unique place. 1 B&B and 1 pub where the Shannon River meets the Grand Canal. We are met by great host Grainne. We sit around in lounge and she gets to meet the friends that I have brought over this year. The house was...

Thank paulterrysireland
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2014

This perfect little B & B was just what the doctor ordered after 3 and 1/2 weeks touring Ireland. The warm welcome from Grainne and the local ladies in the pub was much appreciated. Our room was lovely with views over the canal and breakfast was great. Shannon Harbour was very quiet but we found plenty to do in the...

Thank Dianne H
St. Asaph, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Brilliant hosts, warm welcome, great accomadation and fantastic breakfasts. Grainne and Jim are the most warm and sincere people i have ever met and they went well out of their way to ensure that we had a perfect holiday. The surrounding area is both interseting and senic with some wonderful walks and fishing spots, you are literally right beside the...

Thank steveflet2014
Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This is one of the most average B&B I have ever stayed in. It does not live up to the photos nor indeed the rave reviews (you people must never get out!). The decor is very twee and dated...tiny beds in tiny rooms...mabye I need a diet but when I bent down in the 'en suite' to brush teeth my...

Thank damien21
Limavady, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2014

If you don't know to aim for Shannon harbour then you might have trouble locating this beautiful B&B. It is set beside the canal a couple of miles out of Banagher. I can best of describe it as the quietest night I have ever had set well away from traffic with a view of the canal to the front and...

Thank Roadrat102

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Harbour Masters House

Address: Shannon Harbour, Birr, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Price Range: £53 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Harbour Masters House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Front rooms over look the Grand Canal and boats, the back rooms beautiful garden.”
paulterrysireland, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose a canal facing room”
arnie75_11, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“you'll have to be prepared to travel to get more choice of food”
102JulieW, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“front has stunning views of harbour and back of the beautiful green gardens”
mythen, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Front rooms see boats on Grand Canal, Back rooms beautiful garden”
paulterrysireland, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
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US$71* /night
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