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Reviewed 17 June 2013

We were referred to this B & B by the local Tourist Information Centre. On arrival we were met by Brian the owner of this beautiful and well cared for property. After showing us several rooms and allowing us to settle in, Brian arranged for us to have a cuppa in the conservatory overlooking the water. He then joined us...

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Annan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Had a wonderful overnight stay here as part of a week long touring holiday around the Irish Republic.As other reviewers have commented,the house is beautifully situated overlooking the estuary,with the added bonus of an attractive terrace on which to admire the view and drink some wine!We were blessed with good weather so did in fact do this,with a lovely tray...

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Bergerac, France
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We greatly enjoyed this place. We got to choose from several rooms, and all seemed spacious and pleasantly decorated; rooms at the back have a wonderful view over the estuary. The house is blissfully quiet and the beds are comfortable, and Brian serves up delicious breakfasts. The atmosphere is homey and comfortable, and Brian and all the staff are delightful....

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Reviewed 20 May 2013

Dungarvan is a nice town on the south coast from which you can visit Waterford, Cork and surrounding countryside very easily. Cairbre House is an exceptional place to stay and Brian, the owner, offers amazing hospitality. He went out of his way to ensure he made us at home. Lots of good advice about the area, his breakfasts are justifiably...

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Reviewed 8 May 2013

We have stayed in Cairbre House several times, in fact we will now only stay in Cairbre House when in Dungarvan. The reception we received from Brian when we first arrived in this wonderful historic house made us feel so welcome its difficult to match anywhere. The house oozes character from the moment you walk in the front door. The...

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Yuba City, California
Reviewed 5 May 2013

We consider ourselves lucky, often stumbling upon hidden treasures while on vacation, often when we least expect it. Cairbre House is another hidden treasure. A feel of what old Ireland should be like. The look and feel of the house just make you comfortable. And when you meet Brian, you realize that you have found a gem! His attention and...

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Milltown, Ireland
Reviewed 1 May 2013

My wife and I are reasonably frequent visitors to Dungarvan where we have family. On 24th April due to certain circumstances we were unable to stay with the family.We phoned up and booked a room for that night in Cairbre House.Travelling past on that road over the years we often wondered what lay behind the stone wall.....then we found out...

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Harrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2013

I have been to Cairbre house a number of times with men golf groups, so my focus, then, had been golf drinking and eating.!! I recognised it as a gem though and kept promising my wife that we would visit. 2013 gave us that opportunity as we were nearby in Rosslare for a week - we spent two nights at...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 10 April 2013

If you are looking for an American type hostelry this aint for you. If you prefer to experience what Ireland was, and in certain areas still is, this is the place for you: turf fire, beautiful locale, engaging host and "full Irish" upon rising. Walk to Abbeyside and across the bridge to Dungarvan with its excellent museum and fine eateries

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 31 March 2013

After being highly recommended by my grand-daughter, we enjoyed a fabulous stay in Cairbre house. Hospitality was second to none, the room was beautiful. Wonderful stay. Cannot say enough about it. Would recommend to anyone and look forward to going back.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1819,this beautiful protected Georgian Period house is a multiple award 4*B&B. Award of Excellence Tripadvisor 5* Rating. Situated in a peaceful scenic setting with striking views, yet is located less than one km from the picturesque Dungarvan harbour and town centre with its excellent shops,hotels, restaurants, traditional music & entertainment. All rooms including the Guest Lounge & Breakfast Room are furnished and decorated in period style. Bedrooms are ensuite and in room facilities include TV, Wifi and tea /coffee making facilities. Car park in house grounds. Cairbre House is renowned for its gourmet home cooked breakfasts. All dishes(incl vegitarian options) feature home grown garden & quality local produce. The Comeragh Mountains provide the perfect backdrop to the outstanding one acre waterfront gardens containing many rare & unusual plants. The conservatory/sunroom & balcony overlooking the Colligan River provides the oportunity to view the many wetland,seashore & wildlife close at hand. Dungarvan is an ideal location from which to visit the historic cities of Waterford,Cork,Kilkenny and the heritage towns of Lismore & Ardmore. ... more   less 

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Address: Carriglea House Old Hospital Road | Abbeyside, Strandside North, Dungarvan, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Dungarvan
Number of rooms: 5
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“The building is on a peninsula, with water views on both sides. I believe it may be one of the oldest buildings in town”
 of 5 bubbles 464ah, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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