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“Quaint, comfortable, quiet, home away from home.”
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15 reviews
Boxwell Cottage sitting room
Boxwell Cottage bedroom 1 en-suite
Boxwell Cottage bedroom 2
Boxwell Cottage bedroom 3
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Castle & Cottage with herb garden
Castle & Cottages from butterfly garden
Herb garden and cottages
Cottages map - near the sea
Sea view from top of castle
Woods from top of castle
Jenny and Pippa the Donkeys
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Tomhaggard, County Wexford

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MARY29051...
Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Quaint, comfortable, quiet, home away from home.”
Reviewed 30 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Wonderful comfortable, very roomy cottage with beautiful garden and very friendly owners! Perfect home for puppies also. Very quiet location but beautiful beaches and towns close by. Highly recommended!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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michaeljo...
County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
“Very special place , Excellent and very friendly .”
Reviewed 28 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Near the little village of Tomhaggart, just down the road from beautiful and quaint Kilmore quay , Fabulous location, steeped in history , old 150 yr old trees, beautiful orchards and walled gardens, Beautiful lavendar in gardens , fantastic country walks, cottages a step back in time , excellent .Most relaxing weekend i have had in a long time . Georgous donkeys and sheep and hens ,

Hosts are beautiful people , extremely welcoming and informative , they have lovingly restored the castle and continue to put a huge amount of hard work and effort into preserving the estate in ite natural historic glory .

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sightsee6...
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6 reviews
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“A cosy gem.”
Reviewed 6 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We are just back from a wonderful 3 night stay in Boxwell cottage. Our children aged from 6 to 2 were enchanted by the cottage, the castle, the donkeys, sheep and hens. Even though it was cold outside, the cottage was unbelievably cosy. The decor and furniture are so tasteful and the beds are extremely comfortable. The hosts are very welcoming and accommodating. It's hard to find fault with Boxwell cottage, we will return!

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sheelaghm...
County Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely comfortable cottage in beautiful quiet setting near the sea”
Reviewed 21 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Boxwell cottage is located on a beautiful working farm complete with herb garden, sunny patio and castle. An ideal spot for a group to relax and tour the area. Very close to long sandy beaches ideal for dogs. Safe and interesting for children. If only we had had some we would have been taken to feed the hens and donkeys!
Make sure to take Jim's tour of the castle and gardens. Wexford and Kilmore Quay are only a short drive away. If the weather is cool there is a cosy log fire. If it is sunny there is a table and chairs in a sheltered area outside the house.
Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Relaxed atmosphere and scenery
Liked least: absolutely nothing to dislike!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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93claudia...
Prineville, Oregon
1 review
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“Storybook Setting”
Reviewed 7 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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Boxwell Cottage was truly in a Storybook Setting with a Castle, gardens, country lanes, farm animals, terraced lawns, equestrian stabled grounds, and such a wonderful hostess, Anna. Anna went out of her way to show us such great hospitality and gave us an amazing tour of the Castle. The history of Butlerstown Castle is incredible and we were so fortunate to be able to experience it. The 300 year old cow stable was converted and restored into two cottages that represented a period in time and were beautifully decorated with antiques. No details were spared and the workmanship was excellent. The beds were so comfortable. Butlerstown Castle and Boxwell Cottage were in itself a great destination. The atmosphere was very tranquil. The location was central to traveling around the Southwest part of Ireland.

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Liked best: There were beautiful views everywhere.
Liked least: The men in our group wished there were showers. Boxwell Cottage was advertised as having 3 bathrooms. There were only 2. That was fine for us, but others need to know this.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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