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Sligo, Ireland
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My wife ,daughter and myself stayed here for one night. It is such a gem in Athlone. Hard to describe. Magical, quaint, unique, full of history, so just visit there. The owners are such gentlemen, and you are made feel a member of their family. The establishment is one of the oldest buildings in Athlone but offers top class accommodation.

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Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Omg this is an absolutely amazing B and B,it has so much character,it is right in the center of Athlone town,we stayed in room 4 which was really nice,there was no breakfast on offer but you had the use of a full kitchen where you could make tea and coffee,you could make toast and you also have the use of... More 

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Willoughby
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

The owner couldn't have been more friendly and helpful, and he lugged one of our suitcases up the narrow staircases himself. We stayed in the loft room which was quirky, very clean and very comfortable. The Bastion cafe opposite offered great breakfasts and coffee and was also very friendly. There's no TV (a least I can't remember one) and the... More 

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Thank Linda W
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125 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place with amazing location. We stayed in the loft and were super comfy. Super clean. Great host. Couldn't have asked for a better start to our Ireland b&b tour. Some people have commented on the stairs...wasn't a big issue as our host helped with bags so don't let that put you off. And whilst it doesn't have breakfast these... More 

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Thank Davefromdownunder
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Stayed in the Studio in the Bastion on top of the Bastion Kitchen. Pleasantly surprised is an understatement. We called the host vinny when we arrived and he poped out with the keys and showed us around. The studio was quiet big and the decor was fab, gave a real laid back vibe to the place. Oh it was also... More 

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Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Right in the heart of old Athlone is a quaint B&B, Bastion. What makes it even more interesting is, it is owned & ran by two fellows who were raised in the house along with 6 other siblings. It is an old house with plenty of narrow stairways but it is all part of its charm. I love that it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Antony was a lovely host. Clean comfy room. Lots of narrow staircases (if that's an issue you may be able to get one of the lower level rooms), but very cozy, reasonable price and within 2 blocks of pubs such as Sean's- the oldest pub in Ireland, lots of restaurants, and the castle.

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Thank MaryMom2014
Galway, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the spot , nice clean rooms and cool decor, loads of interesting things to take a look at around the BnB, we were doing a charity hitchhike and were very glad to be taken in to the resonably priced guest house,I would recommend it

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Thank EmmettKerrigan
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Stayed here overnight for a wedding celebration and loved the place from the get go. Comfortable, clean and beautifully styled rooms…interesting decor with ramshackle charm from well-travelled owners with a very eclectic and inspiring aesthetic. A great find and great location…the cafe across the street also excellent and didn't mind hosting a post wedding group of brunchers not in a... More 

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Limerick, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

It a bit over priced for a room with no ensuite. Its very basic and no breakfast. Could get a hotel and breakfast cheaper. The stairs and floor boards creaked and you feel like your a teenager sneaking back in home after a night out.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bastion B&B - Award winning townhouse accommodation situated in the heart of Athlone's Left Bank area, close to the River Shannon and the 12th Century King Johns Castle. Surrounded by great restaurants and shops and just a stones throw from Seáns Bar - Ireland's Oldest Bar which is officially declared so in The Guiness Book of World Records! Consistently recommended! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bastion B&B

Address: 4 Bastion Street, Athlone, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: ₹ 8,202 - ₹ 8,638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bastion B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The attic room was stunning”
 of 5 bubbles tracyoo, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose the split level loft room for added interest.”
 of 5 bubbles lindawP5568DP, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Excellent Location”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“go for the Long loft room”
 of 5 bubbles sndre, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Book in advance to get the larger upstairs loft room which is converted from an old dorm for young tradesman apprentices. A phone call ahead of time will give you all the information that you need. The whole inn is a series of old wood staircases leading to rooms here and there and off to the sides--all decorated with interest and comfort in mind. Our large room was remarkable for the fact that it could easily slept four to six people, and the huge beds were so comfortable that it was hard to roll out and start the day. Also, the tiny balcony offered a fine view of the trees that had just begun their fall color. If you plan to start in Dublin and move toward the West Coast, this is exactly mid-point, and many scenic and historic places are nearby as well.”
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 of 5 bubbles AMcDWisconsin, 29 Nov 2013 | Read review
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