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Emmet House

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Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished
Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished
Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished
Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of Emmet House

Emmet House

3.0 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Business services
  • Parking available
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Emmet Square, Co Offaly, Birr, Offaly

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBirr Castle8 min walk
  • Popular LocationWoodland Cottage Garden14 min walk
  • Popular LocationBirr Golf Club4 min drive

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About this area

Birr

Emmet House is located in Birr. Birr Castle and Leap Castle are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lough Boora Parklands. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and waterskiing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the bed & breakfast's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Birr Castle - 8 min walk
  • Woodland Cottage Garden - 14 min walk
  • Birr Golf Club - 4 min drive
  • Leap Castle - 11 min drive
  • Slieve Bloom Display Centre - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Roscrea Station - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Brambles Café & Delicatessen - 2 min walk
  • Nolan's - 2 min walk
  • Whelehan's - 2 min walk
  • Tony's - 2 min walk
  • Emma's Café - 3 min walk

About this property

Emmet House

3-star, family-friendly bed & breakfast near Birr Castle
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features coffee/tea in a common area, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include self parking, a meeting room and dry cleaning. All 4 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like washers/dryers and coffee makers. Private bathrooms are not en suite.
Emmet House offers 4 forms of accommodation with washers/dryers and free newspapers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Rooms have detached private bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (EUR 1 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Access to nearby health club
  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Arcade/games room

Family friendly

  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Arcade/games room
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washer/dryer

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Corner/local shop
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free food shopping service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Business services

  • Conference space (40 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Egyptian cotton sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathroom (detached)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Free newspapers
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Slippers
  • Washer and dryer

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 8:00 PM
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 15 per night.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 150 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 1 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 15 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts major credit cards
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Emmet House
Emmet House B&B
Emmet House B&B Birr
Emmet House Birr
Emmet House Birr
Emmet House Bed & breakfast
Emmet House Bed & breakfast Birr

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 55 reviews
5 - Excellent 73%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 55 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 55 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 55 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 55 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely place to explore Birr from
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent service and lovely room
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020