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New York City, New York
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102 reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

If you are interested in experiencing the Irish countryside and Irish hospitality, this is the place to stay. The people who run/work in this inn are simply the kindest and most generous I have ever met. They can tell you exactly what to do in the area to get the most out of your time, and help you find whatever... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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88 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We spent 3 nights at Castle Country House during our visit to Ireland in September. We arrived after dark and had trouble finding the house, but Joan met us and we followed her back. Joan had hot homemade pie and tea upon our arrival and we had a lovely visit. The room was beautiful and everything was very clean and... More 

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Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

We spent 3 days at the Castle Country House during our first trip to Ireland in September, 2013. I had great expectations as I am a McGrath and, as the website makes very clear, this B&B is built on what is left of the McGrath's "Mountain Castle" dating back to the 16th century. We drove down to the Dungarvan area... More 

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Pittsburgh
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We stayed here with our family of 14 for 3 nights as we toured the region- took all of their five rooms. The hosts (Joan, Catherine and Emma) were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were kept to a very high standard, the breakfasts were superb and the grounds were great for the youngsters. We even got to milk the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

We were very impressed with every aspect of the experience. The hosts were extremely welcoming and attentive throughout our stay. The rooms were of a 5 star hotel standard in a B&B. The breakfasts were fantastic with plenty of options ranging from french toast to smoked mackerel, including the traditional Irish fry. The choice of buffet breakfast before or along... More 

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Brisbane
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15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2013

We were warmly welcomed by Joan & Catherine Nugent upon arriving at the front door. This grand home has been with their family for many many years. We received a large room plus ensuite on the upper most level which was almost an attic. The standard of accommodation was of a very high standard, and the same could be said... More 

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Co. Kerry
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

We went for a weekend with our three children, aged 15,13 and 8, so booked 2 rooms. Great welcome, beautiful old house, lots of old fittings and comfortable sitting room for guests, filled with books. Garden and grounds, where fruits are grown that are served at breakfast. Beautiful food. One of the nicest b and b experiences I have had... More 

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Midway, Utah
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2012

Can you imagine staying in an inn where the new addition is 300 years old! What a charming site and home with their still-working dairy farm and river for fishing nearby. Every member of the Nugent family welcomed us with open arms, even changing our friends to a bigger room when one became available, though the "smaller" room was not... More 

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South Wales
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29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2012

Good quality accommodation and Joan and her family are extremely hospitable, making for a very pleasant stay. A cup of tea and (big) piece of pie on arrival shows the kind of treatment you can expect during your time here. Had a choice of rooms all of which looked inviting. The room we had was clean, comfortable and well-furnished. Breakfast... More 

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Paris, Canada
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

This is a lovely B & B. My daughter and I stayed for two nights at the beginning of August 2012. From the moment we arrived we were made to special. The whole family was very warm and welcoming. The room that we stayed in was part of the original castle and was very large with a great view. The... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castle Country House has evolved from a 15th century Norman castle. Later it was expanding and became the manor house of the O'Keeffe family. It is a unique property that has been lovingly restored and now provides luxurious accommodation in a beautiful riverside location.Breakfast, using home grown and local produce, is served each morning in the original castle dining room and every effort is made to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable and relaxing stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Castle Country House

Address: Millstreet, Cappagh, Dungarvan, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Waterford > Dungarvan
Price Range: RM379 - RM474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“We stayed in the superior double room, which is the oldest part of the building (with the original 3 foot thick castle walls). It is on the front of the house and is also the most private room and furthest up the stairs. That said, I am sure the rooms are all lovely.”
  • Mountain Castle bridge
  • Breakfast room
 of 5 bubbles 24Sand, 24 Oct 2013 | Read review
“We liked them all.”
 of 5 bubbles ibjpw, 10 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Phone and book directly in order to pre-book particular rooms”
 of 5 bubbles kevwallace365, 14 Aug 2013 | Read review
“all the rooms are good. Not very large, bathrooms slighly on the small size, but it is an old house.”
 of 5 bubbles CionM, 29 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Ask for the”
 of 5 bubbles texaslawyer, 28 Jul 2011 | Read review
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