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“Another great stay at Bansha”
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7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 18
Bansha, County Tipperary

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Brymay
Dublin
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96 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Another great stay at Bansha”
Reviewed 8 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

This was our third trip to Bansha Castle and yet again we had a fantastic time. Each time we've had a different group, and all have been very impressed with the house, the bedrooms, the quality of the house and the friendliness of the owners, John and Teresa.

The village is literally at the end of the drive and the local pubs are fantastic. Walks in the nearby mountains are a great way to shake off the cobwebs.

Cannot recommend this highly enough. You won't be disappointed.

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Liked best: There was nothing to dislike.
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Paul M
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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“3 years in a row- another great stay”
Reviewed 3 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

We have stayed at Bansha Castle 3 years in a row now. A group of friends we meet up once a year for a weekend away. Bansha Castle ticks all the right boxes and is the perfect location for a get together. Our hosts John and Teresa are great fun and we had a lovely drink with them on the Saturday evening. Bansha Castle is also dog friendly and our dog had a ball and even made some new friends! The only problem was that the trip was too short. Looking forward to next year.

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Travelling group: Friends
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Timothy W
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
“The Perfect Place to Stay”
Reviewed 26 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

There really is no better place to stay in Ireland. Convenient location, fabulous hosts, wonderful scenery, and luxerious accommodations. You have the charm of a castle but all the modern conveniences. We loved it and will stay again.

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Liked best: The hosts - They are great
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Large Group
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micheller...
West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
“The most magical way to experience Ireland.”
Reviewed 12 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013

People say all the time they had a wonderful time in Ireland, but what do they really mean? If you love elegant, private living that is cozy and welcoming than Bansha Castle is the place to stay. All 17 of the Reardon's stayed for a week. Ages ranged from 9 to 75 and there was something there for all of us. We enjoyed Teresa and John immensely and they were so helpful with ideas for us on places to visit. We took day trips in our 4 rental cars after having long breakfasts, great workouts (we ran through the town of Bansha and found a nice 4 mile loop) while the kids played and worked out in the expansive front yard. We enjoyed buying our own groceries and cooking for ourselves as much as we enjoyed eating out. The back patio is wonderful regardless of warm or cold weather. We enjoyed Nelly's Pub. In fact, we knew we had found the perfect jewel of a location when we met a US-ex pat professor at the bar who spends summers living in Bansha and serving as a tour guide for large groups. When we told him we were staying with Teresa and John his reply was, "So your the ones who stole the house from me. I always put all of my tours at Bansha Castle." Can't say enough good things.

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Liked best: The accomodations, the location, Teresa and John and Nelly's Pub
Liked least: Some of us had hay fever due to the spring-like weather but that's a real nit
Travelling group: Extended Family
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“Fabulous start to 2013”
Reviewed 9 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013

This was the second time my husband and I had spent new year's eve at Bansha Castle with 8 friends and it was even better than last time. We booked in January 2012 to make sure we got it, as there isn't a more luxurious house in Ireland for a large group of people and it is very reasonably priced. Theresa and John can't do enough for you, when we arrived we had champagne and chocolates waiting for us and they were available for any questions we had on local attractions, best pubs and transport links. The castle is two minutes walk from Bansha village, which has everything you need including friendly pubs and a shop with all the basics. Nearby are the Galtee hills with lots of walking and beautiful views. Tipperary and Cashel towns are nearby where you can see famous castles and other sights.
Bansha castle is unique in having seven bedrooms that are all equally charming, so no one has to fight over who gets which and each has its own bathroom. The kitchen is better equipped than my own and the new outdoor terrace is a great feature. The full sized snooker table as always, provided hours of entertainment.
I couldn't recommend Bansha Castle more and will definitely be back again.

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Liked best: I love the grand charm of the old house and the unique spotless, comfortable bedrooms.
Liked least: Leaving.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children Large groups
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