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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 June 2013

We recently stayed at the Gables (4 adults and a 23 month old) and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Even-though we only stayed for a long weekend, we felt relaxed and rested after our stay. When travelling with a young child, you hope that it will be quiet enough for them to sleep during the day and at night. There was peace...

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HOSTKILKENNY, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your time with us in The Gables,it's nice to see people in this modern era enjoying "olde world charm" hopefully if you'r back again the weather will be kinder. Thanks for being our guests. Kevin and Joan

Reviewed 18 May 2013

We really enjoyed our second stay at the gables and longbowe , we used the Eco house this time and everyone was thoroughly impressed. Walking distance to town but set in beautiful green farm site . The house was well equipped , spotless and very spacious . Wonderful hosts , fresh eggs ,2 adopted pet dogs and lemon drizzle cake...

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HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay again with us. Having repeat clients is a real compliment, but having someone book a full year ahead is fantastic. Benjy and Hector (Dogs) looking forward to meeting you again. Kind Regards, Kevin & Joan

Mullingar
Reviewed 4 February 2013

We have just returned from a girls weekend away in Kilkenny and stayed in Longbowe house, what can i say, the house is fab, modern, bright and totally exceeded our expectations with beautiful views over the countryside. The pictures on the website don't do it justice! Kevin was a pleasure to deal with, unobtrusive, helpful and as per previous occupants...

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HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Thanks girls for the kind responce, it was our pleasure having you all. We hope it was a home from home experience for you all.Some of you have already booked again, and again we we'll look forward to meeting you. Kind Regards, Kevin & Joan

Urlingford, Ireland
Reviewed 31 January 2013

My wife and her family stayed here for 10 days (and then 2 more days before they went home to Brazil). Beautiful scenery and a just a quick trip into the city. We were all welcomed with open arms and treated as if we had been here 100 times before. House was spotless on arrival and heating was on for...

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HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments, We were glad that even in the depths of an Irish winter your inlaws from Brazil found Longbowe warm and comerfortable. We look forward to seeing you again some day. Kevin & Joan

Reviewed 22 November 2012

We stayed at Longbowe for a week Nov 2012, my husband, mother, boys 8 & 13 and myself, all the way from Australia. We could hardly believe Longbowe when we first arrived. The house is enormous! There was plenty of room for all of us and then some! The bedrooms were huge with the most comfortable beds and pillows we...

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HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments, glad Longbowe was to your liking. Space is the one thing that people always comment about after their stay in Longbowe. We'd love to see you again some time. Kindest Regards, Kevin & Joan

Worthing
Reviewed 5 July 2012

Longbowe Eco-friendly Holiday Home in Kilkenny May/June 2012 You always have an image in your mind of what your holiday accommodation might be like; in fact, it’s only natural to have great expectations to match the dreams of relaxation and comfort, in which to plan your exhibitions into the unknown territories of the deep mysterious Irish hideaways. Longbowe not only...

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Management response:

Annette, We are stunned by your comments, so glad your Mum and yourself enjoyed your stay in Longbowe. You have a great flare with words, and you are almost painting a picture in the readers mind. Glad you like the eco-style of Longbowe. The cats have got a little slimmer since you left! - think ther are missing their daily...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We spent a glorious weekend at Longbowe, surrounded by lush green fields and nestled close to the wonderful city of Kilkenny. The property is wonderful. Very sleek, modern design, huge amounts of room. Kitchen is stocked for home cooking and the rest of the house is very well appointed. This is a great property for a big family or a...

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HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were happy with Longbowe. It was our pleaseure having you, thanks so much fo taking the time to post your comment. Kind Regards, Kevin & Joan

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 April 2012

We had a girls weekend down in Kilkenny last weekend, and after doing a bit of research, we had decided on Longbowe, based a bit on the price and proximity to the town. We had no idea what to expect, but had there been expectations, they were well exceeded! We opened the door to find an amazing, modern house. Reviews...

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HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Thanks girls for such a flattering review, our aim always is to please and we were so glad you were pleased.

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Stayed at the longbowe for st paddys weekend with a crowd. Brillant location and the house was amazing,lots of room,clean and very functional. Good proximity to the. Town. Would def stay again if travelling. Down to kilkenny! you will not be disapointed and the farm location adds a nice touch

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HOSTKILKENNYKilkenny, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Thank you for your trip to Longbowe for St Patrick's weekend. We are gald that you enjoyed yourself with us and we are delighted that you would think of coming back.

Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Longbowe is a unique and special place. Located within walking distance of Kilkenny city, yet you feel as if you're in the heart of the country. Nestled between a stone wall on one side and oak trees on the other, this really is an idyllic place. The accomodation is bright, airy and spacious, thanks to the walls of windows and...

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HOSTKILKENNY, Owner at The Gables & Longbowe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our Holidayhome. As we always say "It's nice to look after nice people". Kindest Regards,Kevin & Joan.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2 Unique Holiday-homes close to the Medieval City of Kilkenny.The Gables in an restored 18th century fishing lodge that sleeps 5 people. Longbowe is state of the art new-build eco-friendly holidayhome that sleeps 6 people. ... more   less 

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Address: Archersgrove | Bennettsbridge Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are nice”
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“All rooms at Longbowe are designed to face south, beautiful views of woodland”
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“All rooms are great!”
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