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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staff, food, grounds and service are amazing. The quality and attention to detail is second to none. We stayed in one of the cottages which was beautifully decorated and had everything you would need for a relaxing stay.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I found the cellar restaurant to be very nice. The lunch menu was small, which made it easier to choose from. The chicken with tomato and chorizo sauce was excellent. My two children ages 5 & 3 enjoy it also. Thanks to the staff for the friendly service.

Thank David H
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Fiancee and I were at an amazing wedding here. We we returned to our room the heat was not working. Like a fridge. I had mention on arrival of the room cold and apparently heat was turn to constant. Every room except ours the rads were turned to on. Rang reception Des and Dara arrived tried to Un airlock...

7Thank Michael C
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Good morning Michael. Many thanks for the review of your recent stay with us. My sincere apologies that the heat would not work in your room, obviously some things are out of our control, the heating had been working perfectly for the guests on the previous night, as had the coffee machine in this room. Both have since been remedied,...

Dublin Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a wedding her recently and stayed over in one of the cottages. From the moment of our arrival to our departure this was an excellent experience. The setting in the bar area was homely with a big open fire and the food at the reception was first class. Overall the level of service was outstanding. The accomodation in the...

Thank TCT2
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear guest, My sincere thanks for your very favourable review. I am thrilled to hear your experience at Tankardstown was excellent from arrival to departure. Thank you for your kind comments and feedback on our facilities, food and accommodation, it is most appreciated. I hope we can welcome you back to Tankardstown again in the near future. Best wishes, Gary...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone there is like family to me and have adopted my daughter and her husband. Would never consider staying anywhere else in ireland. The place is a palace the food is the best and is centrally located to dublin and any other side trips you could want to go on

Thank richard a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far our favourite Blue Book Hotel. Tankardstown is the perfect combination of a luxury boutique hotel in a truly stunning setting only an hour from Dublin. The atmosphere is instantly relaxing and the staff couldnt do enough for us whilst also respecting our privacy. The Master Suite is a sight to behold with no less than 16 sash windows...

Thank Ann-Marie M
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Ann-Marie, Many thanks for your glowing review, and what an honor to be named you favourite Blue Book Hotel! Great to hear you felt instantly relaxed at Tankardstown and that you were well looked after by our staff. I will be sure to pass on your recognition to Chef Adrian and his team, whom are always happy to cater...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night at Tankardsdown House and it was beautiful. The place is so comfortable and the staff so friendly. We were in one of the cottages, which I thought might feel a bit like being banished to second-class accommodation compared to the rooms in the main house, but I was pleasantly surprised. Our cottage was larger than most...

Thank pipstrello
Saintfield, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here in November for my birthday.I usually have trouble getting away as I have a small dog. To my surprise this hotel offered a VIP package ( very important pooch). we stayed in a small cottage and it had everything in it that was required. The restaurant was first class and could not fault if anything I would just...

Thank Jenny R
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, Thank you for your high rating and for sharing your feedback on your stay with us at Tankardstown. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our Very Important Pooch package and that you found our cottages had everything that was required. Thank you for your kind words on our restaurant and I do hope you will come back...

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I attended a wedding on New Years Eve and it was fantastic. We stayed in the main house and the accommodation was superb. The staff in Tankardstown are very polite and friendly and know exactly what they are doing. Jackie in the bar was super efficient over the course of the night and provided great service along with the other...

Thank Stephen H
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, Thank you for your excellent review. We appreciate your kind words about our accommodation and our staff. We do take pride in our customer service and catering to our guests needs as best we can. Thanks again for your recommendation and I do hope we can welcome you back to Tankardstown again. Kind Regards, Gary

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous venue overall. Amazing four room bridal suite with lots of space for hair/makeup/photography etc. which ensured a relaxing experience the morning of the wedding. We stayed in the library suite and it is beautiful with a huge en suite bathroom and amazing four poster bed. Food was delicious from start to finish and staff couldn't do enough to help...

Thank FoodTravelSleep
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Elaine, Thank you for sharing your feedback from you stay with us during your sister's wedding. We appreciate your kind words about our bridal suite and library suite, I am glad they were fitting to all your needs and ensured a relaxing experience as that is our aim. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our food and our...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A magnificent 80 acre estate, comprising a luxurious 18th century Manor House, adjacent courtyard of beautifully appointed Cottage Suites, and lower courtyard where award winning Brabazon Restaurant, the more casual Cellar Restaurant and The Tea Gardens are located. Understated elegance, relaxed atmosphere, just some of the adjectives used to describe our beautiful property. Located in Co. Meath, the country estate is only 40 minutes from Dublin and just over an hour from Belfast. A true oasis of tranquillity and beauty, Tankardstown House has been superbly restored throughout and offers you, your family and friends a unique opportunity to experience hospitality in a beautiful privately owned home. The country estate offers an idyllic setting for outdoor activity and adventure. It's the perfect place to discover the thrill of exploring the countryside on bicycle or foot. Tankardstown House is situated just 15 minutes from the World Heritage site of Newgrange, the Battle of the Boyne Site and Slane Castle, renowned for its own History & Whiskey Tours. For Golfers, the nearby parkland course of Headfort or the links at Baltray, will challenge any level of golfer. Alternatively, you might prefer to enjoy a spa treatment at the 'Hide-Out' to end an activity packed day, relax in the outdoor hot tub or unwind with a book in one of our many beautiful rooms. Other activities include hot air balloon rides, clay pigeon shooting and boating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tankardstown

Address: Tankardstown House | Rathkeny, Slane, County Meath, Slane, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Slane
Price Range: £178 - £289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tankardstown 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Wonderful rolling estate.”
 of 5 bubbles StephanH674, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cottage 8 was on the corner, perfect position”
 of 5 bubbles Craicup, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Main house, old world. Courtyard Laura Ashley meets Farrow & Ball.”
 of 5 bubbles paulshols, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would pick a cottage.”
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“The Courtyard Cottages are fabulous!!”
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