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Step House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Borris
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We came as a large walking party with muddy boots and damp clothes. The hotel was warm and welcoming, with a fire (in June!) and lots of good food. Four of us shared a cottage which was like a real little house with well-equipped kitchen, bathrooms and living room - bliss! The meal we had together was sumptuous, with delicious starters and a marvellous fish dish - hake, with asparagus and aubergine puree. Really haute cuisine, and a welcome cheese choice for those who don't want sweet puddings. Everyone was friendly and helpful and we had a wonderful time here.

Room Tip: Lots of good views - for more people, a cottage is excellent.
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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I dined at the Step House Hotel, Borris. The menu had a lovely selection and the waiting staff were friendly and professional. I ate lamb while my friends ordered duck. The food was very tasty! The mash and vegetables would melt in your mouth. We ordered a variety of coffees which were of an equally high standard.

The bar food in the Step House had a touch of class. I would recommend the Step House Hotel in Borris.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
2  Thank dkinsella
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were lucky enough to get accommodation here recently, its difficult to get a room as it is so popular. We ate from the A la carte menu on Friday night - the food was superb. On saturday we opted for a mix of the afternoon menu and the a la carte. we really had a wonderful week end. The staff are very professional, genuine and friendly. The breakfast was good but a little ordinary for a kitchen that produced the meals the previous evenings. However we really cannot wait to go back again. It was a joy.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Mairead C
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Attended a wedding here and was pleasantly surprised at how lovely this hotel is. Lovely reception rooms upstairs with a very boutique feel and a gorgeous stepped balcony. We stayed in the little townhouses just beside the hotel which were perfect for us.

Will definitely return for a weekend stay, Borris is also a beautiful town.

  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Megan L
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had the privilege of being invited to a family wedding at this beautiful boutique hotel. As there are only 20 bedrooms in the actual hotel itself we were accommodated in the self cater cottages just next door. The cottages were ideal with two bedrooms, one en suite and a main bathroom, a beautiful sitting room and kitchen fully equipped for a family of 4. The hotel itself was warm and welcoming with open turf and log fires everywhere. The wedding meal was 1st class. Would definitely consider staying here again to tour that area and surround.

Room Tip: If travelling with a family choose one of the self catering cottages
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  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank margaret1582015
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Additional Information about Step House Hotel

Address: Step House Hotel Main Street, Borris, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Borris
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Borris
Price Range: RM398 - RM751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Step House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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 
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