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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Small bed and breakfast. Clean and nice room. Easy parking. Astonishing view over the landscape. Verkar helpful owner. Best of all is the breakfast with eggs from the farm and home made jam etc. Has wifi but not so good at the room.

1Thank Erik C
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Quietness in the hills personified. A most peaceful, picturesque location. The hosts were most welcoming and hospitable - from arrival to my departure they were most attentive to every detail - nothing was overlooked. Accommodation was excellent - spotlessly clean and comfortable. Food was mainly home grown, of excellent quality and expertly prepared by Lynette and Trevor. Tracey, the swimming...

1Thank Bellaslu
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Went here for my birthday with my nearest and dearest over the weekend.... What a fantastic time, cozy and warm, dinner served was gourmet pizza and home baked brownies for dessert, the hot tub was the highlight...we had such a fabulous time. Trevor and Lynette were the perfect hosts. We will definitely be back.

Thank Pomp_yeats
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We headed to this getaway for my sisters birthday we couldn't rate this hideaway any more than the 5 stars I gave it , Trevor and lynette are definitely the hidden gems here in this hideaway, they went over and above the call of duty to be there for us for everything we needed whilst hiding in the background and...

Thank sinead f
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I went to do the fear of water course and arrived terrified! Lynette was very welcoming and reassuring. The accommodation was excellent and food delicious (they use lots of home grown and home made produce of great quality). The swimming teacher Tracey is incredibly patient and encouraging and I feel I made great progress in gaining confidence in the water....

Thank kerry90
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Aptly named, high up in the hills. Peaceful and picturesque. Excellent accommodation with good attention to detail, and a warm welcome. Tasty home cooked meals. About 30 minutes drive from a few good shopping & lunch destinations. All in all, everything you could ask for a relaxing holiday. BUT they also have an 'endless pool' at the side of the...

1Thank Marian W
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Decided after spending a lovely night there before I would book Ard na Ciuin for my 30th birthday party. The attention to detail from the time I made my booking was fantastic! Lynette kept in touch throughout the weeks prior to our visit. I explained different dietary requirements some of the girls had and she was happy to accommodate them....

4Thank MCoughlan
Delvin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Stayed at this beautiful location with great expectations of coming home swimming, but alas this did not happen think it could be me. Location on the side of a mountain with beautiful scenery. Breakfast x4 and had one evening meal all food was excellent in a very relaxed dining room. Have full use of kitchen upstairs during our stay was...

3Thank Pier19
Reviewed 5 July 2014

The drive up to Ard Na Ciuin over a very hilly rough road may be a bit daunting but well worth the effort. It is such a beautiful, tranquil place, peace and quiet, no traffic. Along with looking after their cattle, pigs, chickens,ducks and goodness knows what else, making home made wine and jams, baking cakes, growing vegetables, they also...

1Thank GreenislandFisher
Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I went to Ard Na Ciuin to do the learn to swim course,It was a last attempt after years of trying! With Tracey's help I overcame my fear of putting my face in the water,and by the end of the week i could even breath under water !! I have now joined a local pool to keep up my practice...

1Thank Siobhan P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ard na Ciuin is an idyllic rural retreat with facilities unique to the region. Learn to swim, find new direction, or just relax and recover in peaceful, holistic surroundings. Enjoy our warm welcome and our first class service. After the perfect night's sleep, far from traffic noise and away from the 'rat race' wake up to incredible views across the Blackwater valley and beyond. Savour delicious home cooking made with fresh seasonal ingredients produced right here on our organically run 15 acre homestead. Take time to explore the area or stay close to home and develop new life skills, safe in the hands of our experts. With forest trails and mountain views right on our doorstep you won't need to walk far to find inspiration and nature at its best. Family run, we know the true meaning of hospitality and we'll ensure your stay feels like a "home from home without having to lift a finger!" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ard Na Ciuin

Address: Toornageeha, Ballyduff ROI 123, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Ballyduff
Number of rooms: 5
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“I stayed in room 3 which does not have a view of the surrounding countryside but is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles NorthumberlandJulieR, 21 Sep 2013 | Read review
“we slept downstairs and the room was good. If you want to use the kitchen you might prefer upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles luzUtrecht, 27 Jun 2013 | Read review
“upstairs family room has the best views of the countryside and is right across the landing from the kitchenette”
  • view from the bedroom window
 of 5 bubbles RandallG51, 7 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Green Room is georgous”
 of 5 bubbles Laoisfan, 9 Sep 2011 | Read review
“all rooms excellent not a issue”
 of 5 bubbles minnie199125, 23 Jul 2011 | Read review
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