Glebe House offers accommodations in Taghshinny, 17 miles from Athlone Institute of Technology and 17 miles from Athlone Train Station. This country house provides free private parking, a shared kitchen, and free Wifi. The accommodation features luggage storage space and daily room service for guests. The country house offers a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hair dryer, free toiletries, and shower. At the country house, all units are soundproof. Continental and full English/Irish breakfast options with fresh pastries, fruit, and juice are available daily at Glebe House. For visitors looking to embark on day trips to nearby landmarks, the accommodation offers a selection of packed lunches. After a day of cycling, fishing, or hiking, guests can relax in the garden or the shared lounge area. Athlone Topwn Shopping Centre is 17 miles from Glebe House, while Athlone Castle is 18 miles away. The nearest airport is Ireland West Knock Airport, 65 miles from the country house.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.6
Cleanliness
9.7
Comfort
9.8
Value for money
9.6
Location
9.4
Free Wifi
8.2
High score for Taghshinny
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  • Julie
    Canada Canada
    We have recommended Glebe House to our friends. We loved everything about this place.
  • Sue
    United States of America United States of America
    Historic property with elegant furnishings and such a pastoral setting. Linda was warm and welcoming. We slept well and had a delicious breakfast on gorgeous dining furniture with charming China dishes.
  • Rose
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Everything was faultless and Linda our host so welcoming, helpful and friendly. She goes over abd above to please her guests. Highly recomnend and wouldn't hesitate to return when we're back in the area.

Host Info

Company review score: 9.9Based on 182 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Linda grew up on a large farm where her Mum ran a very successful guest house and Horse riding center. Linda spent her formative years in Paris and worked in Lourdes for many seasons . She then live in Italy where she learned to speak Italian, she then moved to London where she worked in fashion using both her languages in business. Linda returned home in 2001 where she opened a shoe shop and ran a very successful business. She is married with one daughter and runs B&B along with the help of her husband in fact he keeps the grounds and raises thoroughbreds .

Property info

Glebe House dates back to 1825 it was a Rectory for the Church of Ireland, one of the vicars William Noble was married to Oscar Wilde¨s Aunt Emily Frances Wilde. The Noble family addored living here in Taghshinny We no longer keep wedding parties at our home as our gates close at midnight so is not suitable for this clientele .

Neighborhood info

We are in the heart of the country but are a stones throw from the Royal Canal so if you are into walking pack you boots as there are plenty of good walks nearby.

Languages Spoken

English,French,Italian

Area info

Amenities of Glebe House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Garden view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Badminton equipment
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Game room
  • Fishing
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Private check-in/out
    • Baggage storage
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Packed lunches
    • Express check-in/out
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    General
    • Carbon monoxide detector
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Soundproof
    • Carpeted
    • Soundproof rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Italian

    House rules

    Glebe House takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Check-out

    From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Curfew

    The entrance to the property is closed between 12:00 AM and 7:30 AM

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa Cash Glebe House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking

    Smoking is not allowed.

    Parties

    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Glebe House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    Quiet hours are between 23:00:00 and 08:00:00.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    FAQs about Glebe House

    • Check-in at Glebe House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Glebe House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Game room
      • Fishing
      • Horseback riding
      • Bike tours
      • Badminton equipment
      • Cooking class

    • Guests staying at Glebe House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free

    • The prices at Glebe House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Glebe House is 1.1 miles from the center of Taghshinny. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Yes, Glebe House is popular with guests booking family stays.