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Barrowville Townhouse, Kilkenny Road, Carlow
T: +353 (0) 59 9143324
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Barrowville Townhouse, Kilkenny Road, Carlow

Barrowville is a three-star listed Regency house in its own mature grounds within three minutes walk of Carlow Town centre on the Kilkenny Road. The 7 guest bedrooms are all en suite (5 with bath and shower and 2 with shower only) and feature antique furnishings, T.V., radio, direct dial telephone and hairdryers while broadband wireless internet access is also available. The property is owned by Dermot and Anna Smyth who are committed to ensuring your stay is as enjoyable and pleasant as possible.

Sample the delights of the traditional or buffet breakfast served in the conservatory overlooking the garden. The extensive breakfast menu includes traditional cooked Irish breakfast/scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, home baked brown bread and scones – check the website for full details of the breakfast menu. The beautiful conservatory even has its own grapevine where guests are invited to taste an Irish grape, when in season!

Barrowville House was awarded the Tipperary Water Guide – Guesthouse of the Year and Premier Guesthouse of the Year in 2000 while numerous recommendations and guide books bear testimony to the quality of service to be enjoyed during a stay in Barrowville including:

  • Bridgestone Guide to 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland
  • Jameson Guide Guesthouse of the Year 2000
  • Michelin Accommodation Guide
  • Fodor’s Ireland
  • Stillwell’s Guide to Ireland
  • Hidden Places of Ireland
  • Lucinda O’ Sullivan, Sunday Independent

Open all year round, Barrowville Town House is an ideal centre for touring the southeast and the midlands, with Kilkenny and the scenic attractions of the Wicklow Mountains just a short drive away.