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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked into the Step House for a family wedding and found the staff, especially those at reception, to be very pleasant and helpful. Our room was absolutely lovely with all the general features you would expect from a 'boutique' hotel. The food served at the wedding was excellent and the serving staff were very professional throughout. My only complaint... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really surprised with the high standard of the room, large, comfortable with a stunning view of mountains. I could only compare it to a five star hotel in a major city but with the personal touches you will only find in a small village

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Bangor, N Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often stay in a B&B near Borris and always call in to The Step House for a meal on arrival in the area. This time we felt it just wasn't as good as on previous visits. Service was excellent, as always, but the food seems to have taken a downturn. We felt the menu choices were more limited than... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant Sunday Lunch in the bar today. Bustling with a nice atmosphere. Very attentive service. We both had Shoulder of Lamb which was reallybtender and tasty, lovely veg well seasoned. My daughyer had a really good kids portion of fish and chips which was very good..can be busy so book a table in advance.

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Thank danoconnor99
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding in the Step House in October. It was truly an amazing experience. From our first contact with the wedding coordinator Angela, we knew that every detail would be taken care of with no fuss. Planning was easy and it was clear we could have as much or little input into every detail as we wanted. On... More 

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Ireland
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Ate in the restaurant since change of ownership. The atmosphere and quality of food have both changed and not in a positive way. The upmarket feel of the hotel is gone, which is such an awful pity given how wonderful it was previously.

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1 Thank AisHarris
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Myself and my husband Stefan booked our wedding for October 2016, from word of mouth reviews of previous weddings. In the year leading up to our wedding, we were in constant contact with Angela to arrange all the details from abroad, Angela was amazing and having her complete so much of the planning took away alot of stress. The venue... More 

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Australia
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for accomodation near Killarney on a Saturday night and this little place came up. Was away from the general traffic and so made it a great spot. The hotel is very nice and our room was very comfortable, we ate in the bar, which was also very nice and breakfast was included in the price. The main... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very friendly staff, lovely boutique hotel with very nice bedrooms, in a lovely village, but food disappointing, dining room closed for dinner and breakfast, we eat both meals in the bar. We had stayed here before so we were looking forward to a lovely short break with really good food, the hotel lived up to our expectation for accommodation and... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in The Step House this evening passing through Borris. Went into the bar for a quick bite to eat. The menu has changed greatly since the last time I was here but the quality has not diminished. The menu is not as fancy as it used to be but the quality is excellent. We had the salmon and the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Cellar Restaurant
Cellar Restaurant
Cuisines: European, French, Irish
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Step House Hotel Carlow is a beautiful Georgian town house brimming with character, that has been lovingly transformed into a warm boutique Carlow hotel.Escape to the country in style and enjoy the relaxed elegance of Ireland's most luxurious 4 star boutique hotel situated in County Carlow. The Step House Hotel Carlow offers Luxurious surroundings with warm, charming hospitality. Balanced with great service, we offer some of the south east's finest food creations.The Step House Hotel Carlow is located in the pretty heritage village of Borris, which borders counties Kilkenny and Wexford. This unique location benefits from the magnificient backdrop of the heather-clad Blackstairs mountains and beautiful banks of the river Barrow.Conveniently located just 115km from Dublin, 128 km from Dublin Airport, 26 km from Kilkenny City, 29 km from Carlow Town, 86 km from Waterford Airport and 79 km from Rosslare Harbour . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Step House Hotel

Address: Step House Hotel Main Street, Borris, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Borris
Price Range: RM417 - RM2,464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Step House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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