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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed that no staff member was on premises in case of emergency. This is not mentioned on website, we had no toilet roll and everywhere was shut. Radiator in bathroom didn't come on, no matter how hard we tried. As a result we didn't have a shower after staying 2 nights because of the cold in the bathroom. One day...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely a 5 star. Very well located in the centre of this busy town. Helpful and friendly owners and staff and spotlessly clean house. Excellent value for money. Breakfast was superb. I will definitely return! Thank you.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were their during a trip to my family & friends in Ireland. Lovely place amazing Staff, and the breakfast is really superb. If you are in Birr it's a real Must to stay over there, cause you will get also good tips about things and places to see in the region & town.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Our 3 night stay at Emmet House was superb in every aspect. Maureen was a brilliant host. The room including 4-poster bed and en-suite facilities were excellent, as were the breakfasts. We highly recommended this truly wonderful B&B. We will be back and thank you so much Maureen. Love Steve & Angela.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

A beautiful experience. Warm, pleasant and very charming. The room was just gorgeous, the hospitality was second to none and the breakfast was great. The owners, (Maureen & Evelyn) are just lovely and very hospitable.

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Gibraltar
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We chanced upon Emmet House in the pouring rain having driven for miles hoping to find somewhere for the night. The welcome from Maureen was like a huge burst of sunshine through the rain. The room was spacious and the bed was so comfy we wanted to take it home with us, it was so comfortable. Everything clean and tidy....

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Okemos, Michigan
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

From the excellent location right on the town square to the clean and comfortable accommodation, Emmet House was one of out favorite B&B's in Ireland. We received a warm greeting, along with some delicious cake treats, upon our arrival. Kate assisted with parking and it was very conveniently close up the house. Our room and ensuite bath was very clean...

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

we had an excellent stay in Emmett House.i would Highly recommend staying there. Margaret was a fabulous hostess and there was great hospitality. Real homely rooms - spotless and very comfortable. lovely breakfast the next morning.

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emmethouse, Manager at Emmet House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Maureen

Goolwa, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 11 nights, excellent location, superb breakfast and the hospitality second to none. Emmet House is centrally located in Birr and everything is within walking distance. Birr itself is ideally located as a based in which to explore Ireland.

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emmethouse, Manager at Emmet House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks a million for choosing Emmet House for your stay. Thank you for the lovely comments. Maureen

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Hello , we have stayed here before , so we know what to expect , lovely place great location in town , I love maureen;s fresh scones in the morning and fruit , John has cooked breakfast , room etc all so good thank you Marion & John

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emmethouse, Manager at Emmet House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks a million Marion and John.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emmet House is a small boutique style hotel situated in Emmet Square,, Birr, Co Offaly, Ireland. All rooms are en-suite with hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, free sat flat screen TVs, slippers and toiletries. Free wifi throughout the house. We are 5 min walk from Birr Castle, Birr Theatre and Arts Centre. Slieve Bloom Mountains are a 15 min drive. Lough Boora Boglands is a 10 min drive. Clonmacnoise is a 30 min drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emmet House Bed & Breakfast

Address: Emmet Square, Birr, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Offaly > Birr
Price Range: $118 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Emmet House Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“I could not recommend the place at all”
 of 5 bubbles travelguide007, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room No 1 is to die for”
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“Emmet House is in town and next to the main road but I never had any traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles harryandval, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For couples go for the 4 poster room!!!”
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“Ask Nadine - she'll see you right”
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