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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A lovely place to relax in for a couple of days after a self-drive tour of Ireland, before returning to the UK. Well positioned, in the Boyne valley with easy access to Dublin.. We will be back for a longer stay.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Decoy met all of our needs with ample space and clean, safe, self-catering accommodation. The kids met several other children staying at adjoining units, and had a blast playing outdoors in the courtyard, on the trampoline, riding bikes and using the playroom/den. My daughter loved feeding the chickens and collecting the eggs. We also became very attached to the house...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

An excellent assortment of cottages for a family get together - we hired the Stables and the Forge and it was great for family members aged 2-84!! Rooms, facilities and location all great - would definitely recommend, if only for the fresh eggs on the mornings from the resident hens!

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Thank Neil P
Malin Head, Ireland
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is our second year booking to decoy,it's safe for kids,locked gates,small play park and bbq area,a den for kids,.small gym upstairs..we stayed in the loft this time and was the stables the last time.both Are perfect,clean..have washing and drying facilities (clothes)which was great as we have three young children,welcome basket upon arrival..loads to do near hand.. Cannot wait to...

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Thank CatherineKelly83
Fermanagh
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Excellent place for kids! Secure so kids can run about, use trampoline, collect eggs from the chickens, pet the dogs and cat! The Den for the kids is first class, all they need and more! BBQ area great as beside play park so kids can play while the adults can cook and enjoy their evening!

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great rural peaceful location but within easy reach of amenities & sites. Very spacious, well equipped & clean property. The bedrooms had comfortable beds with plenty of storage with use of hairdryers.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Just come back from a 1 week family holiday to Ireland staying in the Hen House at the Decoy Country Cottages. We are a young family, boy 5 and girl 2 years of age and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Decoys location for things to do in county Meath is perfect. We got ferry from Holyhead and decoy...

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Orleans, France
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Decoy Cottages is a lovely place to spend your stay in the Dublin area. Eggs and fresh Irish bread are waiting for you on the kitchen table on your arrival. The house is clean, spacious and functional.

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Heybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My husband and I along with our 2 year old little boy stayed for 5 nights and we had a lovely time. They provided everything we needed for our son, high chair, travel cot, stair gate, monitors and step stool so we didn't need to bring any of that with us which was brilliant. The cottage was spacious and had...

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PaulaIrwin, Owner at Decoy Country Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Debbie - Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are delighted that you all enjoyed your visit to Decoy Country Cottages. We really look forward to welcoming you back again. Best wishes. Paula

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

First class spacious accommodation with excellent facilities on site to keep the children occupied The accommodation is well situated to enable visitors to enjoy many surrounding attractions definitely deserves five stars

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PaulaIrwin, Owner at Decoy Country Cottages, responded to this review

Dear P3587KQemilyh - Thank you for your kind words.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxurious self-catering accommodation in the heart of historic County Meath. A haven of peace away from the pressures of today's hectic lifestyle. Houses range from 1 - 4 bedrooms. Ideal location for families and groups. Beautiful courtyard gardens. All marble or solid oak floors. Underfloor heating throughout. Playground, BBQ area, Boules alley, private parking, all mod cons. Great range of golf courses nearby. Horse riding and fishing locally. Beauty treatments available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Decoy Country Cottages

Address: Decoy House | Garlow Cross, Navan, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Navan
Price Range: RM366 - RM980 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Decoy Country Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Cottages are around a courtyard, so preference depends on number of rooms - those overlooking BBQ area will be less peaceful in summer.”
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