Guesthouse Townsend House Guest House
Townsend Street, Birr, Ireland – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 222 reviews)
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Martin and Lorraine Kearns
Townsend House Guest House & Tapas Restaurant is located in Birr Town just 200 metres from Birr Castle and 100 metres from Birr Theatre & Arts Centre. This 1900th century building has 10 bespoke decorated bedrooms,family rooms and a full restaurant with private gardens to enjoy. We have a full Tapas menu and diners can enjoy an international food and wine menu. During the summer season guests can enjoy our outdoor heated dining area with cocktail bar. We are the only 3 star Guesthouse in County Offaly registered with Failte Ireland. This is a family run business and we pride ourselves on our reviews. Please feel free to browse our youtube channel (Townsend House Birr Ireland)
Lorraine and Martin Kearns opened this 3 star Guesthouse in 2003.We are married with 3 children.This business is family run from start to finish.We have a very old georgian house with restaurant and large private walled in gardens.
Visit Birr Castle Demesne with the Great Telescope,Science Centre,Formal Gardens and large Tree House. The Lough Boora Parklands where you can take walks or cycle the area. Clonmacnoise Monastic site,one of the oldest in Europe.
Languages spoken: English
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Area Info– Excellent location – show map Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Closest Landmarks *
Birr Castle0.4 miles
Birr Outdoor Education Centre2 miles
Slieve Bloom Display Centre6.8 miles
Leap Castle7.6 miles
Roscrea Castle and Damer House10.9 miles
Roscrea Golf Club11 miles
Clonfert Cathedral11.6 miles
Portumna Golf Club13 miles
Tullibards Stud13.8 miles
Poet's Cottage14.6 miles
Restaurants & Markets *
Townsend House Tapas Restaurant Restaurant0 miles
Costcutter Supermarket0 miles
Country Market Market0 miles
The Fighting Cocks Cafe/Bar0 miles
Natural Beauty *
River Brosna River0.6 miles
Birr Castle Gardens Mountain0.6 miles
Camcor River0.6 miles
Pallas Lake Lake3.7 miles
Slieve Bloom Mountain5 miles
Lough Derg Lake9.3 miles
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Mountain0.1 miles
Closest Airports *
Shannon Airport50.5 miles
Most Popular Landmarks *
Cross of the Scriptures15.9 miles
National Ploughing Championships17.9 miles
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Food: Irish, European
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Most popular facilities
- Outdoor fireplace
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
- Sun deck
Pets are not allowed.
- Horseback riding Additional charge
- Canoeing Additional charge
- Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
- Tennis court Additional charge
Food & Drink
- Kid-friendly buffet
- Kids' meals
- Special diet meals (on request)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
- Accessible parking
- Street parking
Front Desk Services
- Private check-in/out
- Baggage storage
- Express check-in/out
- 24-hour front desk
- Daily housekeeping
- Ironing service
- Dry cleaning
- Laundry Additional charge
- Meeting/Banquet facilities
- Shuttle service
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Vending machine (drinks)
- Shuttle service (free)
- Designated smoking area
- Smoke-free property
- Car rental
- Packed lunches
- Honeymoon suite
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Room service
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3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children & Beds
Children of all ages are welcome.
Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.
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Can use a crib when requested
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.
All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.
Townsend House Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Pets are not allowed.