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Pond House B&B

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The main reason to visit the Pond House is Tom Looney. He was a delight to talk to, had great stories, and is a great cook. He made a delicious breakfast, and had many stories to tell. He would be a person you could talk to for a long time, if you've got it to spare. The amenities were comfortable,...

Thank Courtney S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Dear Tom We've had such a joyful stay at your b&b. It was great meeting you again! Your hospitality and your wonderful breakfast were amazing! We've enjoyed the evening beer with you, agent apple & the creature so much! See you next time Martina&Renato

Thank Martina G
Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 April 2017

As many others have mentioned, you just have to meet Thomas. He's a larger than life character who we could sit & listen to for days. He should really write a book...he's certainly having a life well-lived. He made my wife & I feel very welcome & we enjoyed sitting & chatting with him after we finished breakfast (which was...

1Thank Bill M
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Tom Looney's Pond House is the best! It's centrally located by all amenities ( including Blarney castle and the woolen mills shop), has comfy, large rooms and downstairs is the best B &B host in Ireland. Tom knows local sights, gives easy to follow directions, and will make you the best Irish breakfast you'll have. He's a friendly, witty, knowledgeable...

1Thank Teresa K
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were lucky enough to stay for two days at the B&B located in Blarney. It's location is very close to the Blarney Castle among other cultural sites. However, Thomas and the Pond House are really a destination worth a visit. I will admit, I pulled into the parking lot (car park) and immediately had second thoughts. Then we met...

1Thank shawnsusanbrown
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The breakfast was the freshest, and best tasting I had during my trip, and Tom, the owner really makes one feel comfortable. This was the first B&B we stayed in during a week stay in Ireland, and by far the one I felt most comfortable in. The other's I stayed at may had been a tad more tidy, but if...

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Tom is a fantastic host! Welcoming and warm with wonderful stories and advice on where to go. Wonderful house in a beautiful setting. Walks along the river near by and very close to Blarney Castle. Rooms were a great size and breakfast was delicious!

1Thank nbostow
Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Tommy immediately made us feel at home. Excellent time and most enjoyable host! The town of Blarney was interesting and intimate. Accommodations were roomy and clean, with nice shared lounge area and the breakfast was excellent! We had no issue with hot water despite being warned by the host. Of all the places we stayed (7 B&Bs), this was the...

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 17 November 2015

The owner Tom is a great guy. He is interesting and has all kinds of stories. He provided a pleasant stay. The house has several rooms and can accommodate a large party. We stayed in the larger room with 2 adults and 3 kids, worked out well. There were grapes growing in the back of of the house up to...

Thank Mark F
Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Our room was average, the bed was uncomfortable and the "ensuite" was incredibly small and we had no hot water. We booked in for 2 nights but left after one! The Wi-Fi was no good, dropped in and out. Best feature was the breakfast. Not cheap either, it was 65 euros, CASH only.

1Thank Lyndon222
Mary_Dineen_1959, Owner at Pond House B&B, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay at Pond House. We have never had compaints about the size of the ensuite, the beds, or not hot water. Pity you didn't mention to us about the Wi-Fi, certain parts of the house pick it up better and the hot water which we would have rectified immediately.

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Address: Waterloo Road | Knocknasuff, Blarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Blarney
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“top floor room with the skylights was great.”
billmU2443EI, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room number 1 had 3 beds and two windows. On a warm humid day, that cross breeze is nice.”
shawnsusanbrown, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are not sure, but we just used them for sleeping. Like staying with old friends.”
H8382NLstevet, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Our room on the second floor had a nice little patio”
788carlyh, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Room didn't have a view but who cares... I wasn't there to look out the window.”
535marise, 28 Mar 2014 | Read review
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