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Accomodations during our recent trip.

I know there is no specific review page and lets be honest I am better at answering questions than writing reviews but if anyone is interested in the places we have just stayed.

Mullinavat. Rising Sun Guest House. 16 September 2011

Overnight between Kilkenny and Waterford.  Checked in and paid for 2 rooms, these were clean and tidy. Went down for food, Grill for the men Bacon and cabbage for the ladies. I should perhaps of stated rare for the cooking of mine but the bacon and cabbage was apparently good. The price wasn't bad either. The Bar area is small and luckily it was a quiet night or we would have stayed at the dining tables. Breakfasts were good and they had the rugby on the TV, (maybe they should have just had this on one not both?).

Would I stay there again? Yes.     Would I eat there again? Maybe.


Ennis.  Grey Gables Guest House. 17th September

This was just an overnight on our road trip. We needed somewhere in town without paying sill prices for the Hotels. The Grey Gables is ideal. We were met by the son who pointed us in the right direction for our rooms and the communal tea and coffee making facilities (the only down point). The rooms were clean and tidy, the showers were great but the controls a bit awkward. I was slightly concerned about the wooden flooring in our upstairs room but according to our friends downstairs it was no problem. Breakfast was good, staff and hostess (Mary) very friendly.

Overall a good stay and will stay again.


Clifden.  Dun Rí Guest House.  18/19th September

We are regular visitors to Clifden which is a great little town out on the Atlantic edge of the Connamara. Over the years we have stayed self catering for a week at a time or more recently just weekends away in B&B's. Dun Rí was new to us and considering our two guests for this trip were less mobile at 81 and 72 I had only booked one night to start with. This was soon changed to Two. Our hosts were very friendly and approachable. The rooms were good, clean and well appointed. There was ample car parking which is always a bonus and is only a very short walk into town. We drove into town for our evening meals and with parking free in town until 11.30 the car could be collected the morning after so no need for cabs or abstention. Breakfasts were excellent and a good menu to suit all tastes. the only negative was no tea and coffee facilities in the room but facilities were available in the well appointed residents lounge.

Would we stay again? Yes    Will I recommend Dun Rí to others? Yes


Might as well include a pub for good measure..

Ennis.  Brogans. 17th September

We have used Brogans for years (our dog is named after the place) so with my good friend over for his 81st birthday there was only one place to head for food. We are not "Foodies" we like good pub food at a good price and Brogans never fails to deliver. The 2 ladies had Bacon and Cabbage whilst the 2 men folk had Chicken. Definitely enough on the plate to satisfy all without an afters but Pat sorted a portion of Apple pie for Bill which the waitresses brought over with a candle singing "Happy Birthday", this was and extra touch and showed the warmth which Brogans always provides.

-- Edited by tony2phones on Saturday 24th of September 2011 08:59:39 AM


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Many thanks for posting your accommodations and for your brief critiques. Very helpful.



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