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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Brought my parents to one of their favourite hotels the Step House having been there on a number of previous occasions. We took the three nights stay for two including the a la carte dinner. They had a lovely room with the balcony wheras i had what i would define as the attic room on that side of the hotel.... More 

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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We found this hotel to be a great venue for a family wedding. It offers everything you need and with very professional, helpful staff. The hotel is a nice size but still able to manage a fairly large wedding. They offer cottages on the premises (very spacious houses) for wedding guests too which is great when you are a family... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

My husband and I had a really lovely plate of charcuterie and some coffees in the garden of the Step House Hotel last week. The quality of the food was excellent, the service was efficient and very friendly and the setting in the garden was idyllic on a sunny summer's day. Would highly recommend it!

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Thank OrlaLen
Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I attended a wedding in Step House last weekend , the venue is great the food is amazing ,very friendly and helpful staff .steaks were cooked to order ,no mean feat for a wedding party ,warm breads served with starters ,really good .deserts amazing . Bedrooms very spacious and spotlessly clean , breakfast next morning was freshly cooked ,. Well... More 

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Thank IrelandDuchess
Newbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Recently stated here on the night of a wedding and there was little to fault in the hotel. Staff and service were great and rooms were lovely and spacious. Best is the food and probably best food I've been served at a large event. I don't think I'd have stopped here if just driving by from the front of the... More 

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County Wexford, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stayed here for one night with our two children, midweek in August. We had booked dinner in the cellar restaurant prior to arrival. Our check in was efficient and I was delighted they were able to accommodate us with a roll away bed for our 2nd child. Its not really a family style hotel but for all that, the... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

We attended a wedding here and everything was 1st class. The food was amazing, definitely one of the best wedding meals I've had. Our room was beautiful and very tastefully decorated in vintage boudoir style. The entire hotel is immaculately clean and very welcoming, fresh flowers, open fires and opulent decor. Our breakfast was again outstanding, everything fresh and made... More 

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Kilkenny
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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Lucky for us We live quite close and often dine here for Sunday lunch, we are never disappointed with the yummy food or friendly staff. Perfect setting for a wedding also. Very pretty & picturesque hotel very well maintained in particular the gardens.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Borris is a quaint ancient place but the Step House is bang up to date..a well run,comfortable Hotel with wonderful staff and food to die for. All of the staff are friendly,helpful,genuinely nice people but the food is what many people travel here for and Chef Alan Foley is a man at the top of his game serving top quality,locally... More 

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St Mullins, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

We dined in the Cellar Restaurant last Saturday night. We were very disappointed with our meal and experience. We both had lamb which was small and one of the meals was very tough and chewy. We waited 45 minutes between our starter and our main course. We felt this was unacceptable. The waitress said that the chef had sent us... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Cellar Restaurant
Cellar Restaurant
Cuisines: European, French, Irish
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Step House Hotel Carlow is a beautiful Georgian town house brimming with character, that has been lovingly transformed into a warm boutique Carlow hotel.Escape to the country in style and enjoy the relaxed elegance of Ireland's most luxurious 4 star boutique hotel situated in County Carlow. The Step House Hotel Carlow offers Luxurious surroundings with warm, charming hospitality. Balanced with great service, we offer some of the south east's finest food creations.The Step House Hotel Carlow is located in the pretty heritage village of Borris, which borders counties Kilkenny and Wexford. This unique location benefits from the magnificient backdrop of the heather-clad Blackstairs mountains and beautiful banks of the river Barrow.Conveniently located just 115km from Dublin, 128 km from Dublin Airport, 26 km from Kilkenny City, 29 km from Carlow Town, 86 km from Waterford Airport and 79 km from Rosslare Harbour . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Step House Hotel

Address: Step House Hotel Main Street, Borris, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Borris
Price Range: $134 - $789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Step House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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