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    The Harbour Masters House

    Shannon Harbour, Birr, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent87%
    • Very good9%
    • Average1%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “shannon harbour” (19 reviews)
    “local pub” (7 reviews)
    “b b” (28 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Golf Course
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

    Lovely b&b! Beautiful little village, lovely, clean, comfortable Inn! The owner is lovely and very nice. The pub in town is a great local spot! Highly recommend!!! We stayed in a room with 2 twin beds and a double bed. Tons of room, comfortable and...More

    Thank stacspr
    Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

    We came along this place on our way back from the North of Ireland. It is really an amazing place. Neither a 'Must' not even a 'Should' but I wouldn't want to miss it out. It is an extremely nice place to be, the old...More

    Thank HSmetan
    Reviewed 9 May 2016

    When you arrive Grainne, you host always greats you with a smile. She brings outs some glasses of Wine or Tea and cake for everyone. The B&B was the Shannon Harbour Master's House. He would collect taxes on those using the Grand Canal before it...More

    Thank paulterrysireland
    Reviewed 25 February 2016

    I stayed regularly at the Harbour Masters in 2015 and loved it. Grainne is a lovely host, making it a very welcoming and friendly place to stay, in a great location. It is right beside the canal but also has views over the wonderful Shannon...More

    Thank jtme12
    Reviewed 22 September 2015

    We stayed at Harbour Masters for 3 nights, could not of wished for a more friendly B and B, Grainne is a lovely lady and made us feel at home as soon as we walked through the door. Lovely room over looking the canal, very...More

    Thank arnie75_11
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
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    • Price range
    • US$75 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Province of Leinster >
    • County Offaly >
    • Birr
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    Room Tips
    "Front rooms over look the Grand Canal and boats, the back rooms beautiful garden."
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    "Choose a canal facing room"
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    "you'll have to be prepared to travel to get more choice of food"
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    "front has stunning views of harbour and back of the beautiful green gardens"
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