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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Claragh B&B

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Claragh B&B
Ranked #17 of 25 Blarney B&B and Inns
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35 reviews
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“Best B&B in Blarney..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

We stayed for two nights and have never had so much fun and laughed so much.. Great home made cooking you are treated like family.My husband is Celiac and Cecilia even went out of her way and baked for him.. . Would highly recommend anyone staying in Blarney to stay with Cecilia and here family.. She goes out of her way to make your stay a pleasant one helping create the perfect holiday for you she will let you know where to go and what to see.. Thanks so much Cecilia and Family for sharing your house with us... .. Jenny & Ross August 2013 From Australia.

  • Stayed August 2013
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ClaraghBandB, Owner at Claragh B&B, responded to this review, 26 January 2014
Hi Ross and Jenny
What can I say about such a lovely review! You were such a nice couple and it was wonderful to have you, especially since you enjoyed it so much. Thank you for the baking and breakfast comments, always good to hear. (check our Facebook page for recipe postings) and thank again you, sincerely, for the kind review
We have decided to close our B&B, so these words are especially appreciated

kindest wishes to you both all the way in Australia, Cecilia
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

This little B&B a few km outside of Blarney was excellent. Cecilia is the perfect hostess. She welcomed us with home baked rhubarb crumble and banana cake, it was delicious.Our room was lovely, clean and spacious.
Cecilia's recommendations for food and music in town were perfect. We enjoyed our stay and even more the breakfast with her home baked bread.
This is the place to be if you want a nice, clean, quiet B&B with delicious breakfast and an excellent hostess.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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ClaraghBandB, Owner at Claragh B&B, responded to this review, 26 January 2014
Guten abend Ann-Christine
Thank you so much for sharing your most generous review with others. It makes it all worthwhile when people appreciate their visit with us so much. Unfortunately we have decided that Season 2013 was our last, but we are glad we could share our home with you before we closed.

Auf Wiedersehen, Cecilia und Con
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

Cecilia was a wonderful hostess.She treated us like family. Her home baking was lovely. Our room was lovely and clean . So much attention was given to us.it was wonderful! We felt we had made a friend and were sad to say goodbye. A lovely B&B , a lovely hostess and a lovely stay in Ireland.
Hopefully it's not the last Cecelia has seen of us !

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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ClaraghBandB, Owner at Claragh B&B, responded to this review, 26 January 2014
Hi Julie,
Happy New Year from Blarney and thank you for such a complimentary review of our B&B. We are so glad that we could offer you a relaxing and memorable stay .
Unfortunately we have decided not to open for business in Season 2014. Please keep in touch with us via Facebook and we would be happy recommend places to see on your next visit

Kind wishes, Cecilia
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hila ISREAL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

We were 5 persons and all agreed unanimously- this was the best hospitality ever! Cecilia made it feel like home and her reception was warming and caring. We were welcomed with tea and wonderful cake. The rooms were lovely and clean. Breakfast was delicious (includind homemade jam and bread). If you are visiting lovely Blareney castle and gardens, don't miss Cecilia's B & B. You will not regret it!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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ClaraghBandB, Owner at Claragh B&B, responded to this review, 26 January 2014
Hello ShaharEyal
Thank you for your kind review and for taking the time to write it. We are so glad you had a pleasant stay at Claragh. It's always great to have happy customers.
Best wishes,
Cecilia
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Payson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

Cecilia truly makes you feel like family. Well, she treats you better than family. :). Greeting us with a delicious rhubarb crumble and tea and then visiting with us like we were old friends. My Mother had stayed with Cecilia 19 years ago with my Dad and two of their dear friends. My Mom had such fond memories that when she offered to take my daughter and I to Ireland, we were delighted to see that she was still running her B & B.

When she was asking us what we would like for breakfast the next morning, I jokingly replied, "rhubarb crisp sounds good". To our delight, when we came to the beautifully set table the next morning, there were little bowls of rhubarb crisp, for our starter, for breakfast. Her food was delicious, her openness to us after working in this business for so many years, was wonderful. You could tell she was born to run a B & B.

Forget about kissing the Blarney Stone, and make an effort to stay at Cecilia's B & B. You'll know you've met a new friend. We only wished we could have stayed longer. 2 nights was not long enough.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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ClaraghBandB, Owner at Claragh B&B, responded to this review, 7 July 2013
Hello Meg,
Thank you very much for your kind review. It was such a pleasure to meet your Mom again after all these years and to have such a beautiful daughter and granddaughter travelling with her made yere stay in my home a very special time. God willing we will meet again.
Cecilia.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

This B&B is the best we’ve ever stayed at. Cecilia (our host) was extremely nice and supplied us with freshly baked cakes in the afternoon and freshly baked Irish soda bread in the morning. Her Irish breakfast was the best we had on our whole trip through the country. The rooms were very cozy and spotlessly clean. We learned a lot about Ireland from Cecilia. She gave us good advice for our journey. Her warm hospitality made us feel extremely welcome. We will be happy to stay there again any time, if we make it to this area of Ireland in the future.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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ClaraghBandB, Owner at Claragh B&B, responded to this review, 28 January 2013
Hi Phil (and friends)
What can I say about such a generous review! You all were lovely and it was wonderful to have you, especially since you enjoyed it so much. Thank you for the baking and breakfast comments, always good to hear. (check our Facebook page for recipe posting) and thank again you, sincerely, for the kind review.
You are always welcome here anytime and do keep in touch
kindest wishes, Cecilia
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Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

What to say! We arrived late for our first night in Ireland but Cecilia welcomed us so nicely with the most delicious coffee cake and drink!! the rooms are quite big, cute and really clean with all you need! The Irish breakfast was the best for my friends as for me who do not like salty stuff in the morning she prepared delicious french toast , scones and so much more!!!
Cecilia is the perfect host!
Please do not hesitate one second this is one of the best B&B in Ireland thanks to Cecilia!
and if you read this Cecilia we wish you all the best me, my friend and aunts!

Emeline

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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ClaraghBandB, Owner at Claragh B&B, responded to this review, 27 December 2012
Hi Emilene,

Thank you so much for your kind and generous review. It was a pleasure to have you stay in my home.

I hope you and your family get a chance to visit again.

Wishing you a peaceful and healthy 2013,

Cecilia
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Property: Claragh B&B
Address: Waterloo / Newcastle Road | Garrycloyne, Blarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Blarney
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Blarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Claragh, an established family-run country home offering Bed and Breakfast accommodation located in the Cork countryside of southern Ireland. Claragh Bed and Breakfast is closed for Season 2014 ... more   less 

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