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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped over at Miriam's wonderfully unique B&B in Bruff, Co. Limerick on the long drive from Dublin to Dingle. This is a beautiful & tastefully decorated house where you are welcomed you with a roaring fire and a brilliant hostess who carefully balances friendly chat without being intrusive. Nearby Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (with the Fairy Village) &...

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

My Wicklow Gals (K & M) This is why doing B&B is so enjoyable, Its because I get to welcome people like you.. you were a joy to host and there isn't too many guests who would return with a box of handmade chocolates for their hosts Birthday... They were just Yummy ... So the biggest warmest THANK YOU!! I...

Wicklow, IE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very easy to make reservation and got a replying email which was very helpful. Lots of parking. Very nice room and very comfortable bed so slept well. Breakfast was really good and it was all great value.

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you HAPPY_IE for taking the time to review our home. Im delighted you found making the reservation easy and Enjoyed our help hints in our Welcome Email. I really appreciate the time you took to review pur home and hope to welcome you to our again very soon. Till next time Fond Farwells Miriam & Family

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

very welcoming and helpful for everything i needed. always willing to go that extra mile. breakfast was fantastic. room was amazing. cant fault it. Will definatley be staying here again when i next visit. Tony Chelsea

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Tony Im delighted you enjoyed your stay and I hope the adveture continues for you..please keep in touch as I would love to hear how the story ends... Till next time Fond farwells Miriam & Family

Limerick
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Wow, what a great find. Stayed Friday to Monday & not a single complaint or moan. A friendly & helpful welcome from Miriam, a great, comfortable & clean room & a superb breakfast! Will definitley stay here again. Highly recommended & superb value for money. Thanks Miriam, Simon (& kids)

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Simon It was a pleasure to host you over the week and I look forwward to welcoming you to our home again. Fond Farwells Miriam & Family

Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were a group of 15 adults visiting Bruff and the surrounding area and can highly recommend the Old Bank. Location comfort hospitality and value for money were all spot on. Thank you Miriam for looking after us so well.

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Peter & The Blue Boar Gang It was lovely having You all stay at our home and Im delighted you all had a great time.. Till the next road trip Fond Farwells Miriam & Family

Craigavon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Every now and then you come across a real gem and the Old Bank stands out amongst the real gems. Well worth an hour or more drive from site to stay here. The accommodation is excellent, The location with a shop and bar/restaurant next door perfect. Breakfast could not be faulted The best of all though was the host with...

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Paul It was a p[leasure to have ye.... Im really lucky to welcome great guest like ye to my home and I do hope work brings you near our home again. Heres to a busy season for you us all, Till Next Time Fond Farwells Miriam & Family.

Reviewed 9 September 2016

As you might have surmised, The Old Bank is in... a cool old bank building. With a cozy fireside sitting room, and beautifully restored rooms. Miriam was a witty, warm hostess, who thoughtfully upgraded our room upon learning it was our 25th anniversary. Sadly, it was our last night in Ireland, but she still had some great recommendations for things...

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Katina What can I say But Im a romantic at heart.. Pun intended... I love setting our rooms out with hearts and petals and I really go over board on the Honeymoons , with little fairy lights etc.. So if you have a special occasion Please let me know and we will try and make it extra special. Congratulations...

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had an overnight stay for a sporting event in Kilmallock On arrival we received a warm welcome, which incuded a hot drink. The house itself is on the main road with a car park at the back. It is a lovely classic building with original woodwork and flooring. Each of the rooms has it's own name and unique features....

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Mary for taking the time to review our home and the beautiful detail of our rooms, I really appreciate it. Im delighted you enjoyed your stay and I do hope that you will come again for the next match. Till Then Fond Farwells and Thank you Miriam & Family

New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We arrived early in the day ( 8-8-16)at the Old Bank since we had car problems and were exhausted from traveling! Miriam was gracious enough to fix us a pot of coffee, scones and pastries and got busy making sure our room was ready for us immediately!! We did not expect this exceptional courtesy as we were not expected until...

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Ah Jim & Patricia It was a joy to have you both to stay and God love you, you were having bad luck with the cars... Im delighted you enjoyed our home and our lovely area and I do hope to welcome you safely to our home again. Till then fond farwells Miriam & Family

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Miriam was a delightful ball of energy. The Old Bank accomodation is stunning, tea or coffee and scones offered on arrival. Wonderful selection for breakfast including scones and pastries. Fairly quiet even though it is on the Main Street.

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Miriam S, Owner at The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very witty review, Im delighted you enjoyed your stay and there nothing nicer than a good cup of Irish tea by the fire on arrival. Till we meet again, Fond Farewells Miriam & Family

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 4* banking town house offers accommodation in 8 luxurious ensuite jacuzzi rooms, ranging from family interconnecting rooms to the serene intimacy of four poster bedrooms over looking peaceful courtyard gardens. Each room possesses its very own distinct individual style that blend period decoration with all of today's modern services and luxuries. Miriam & family have earned a great reputation for the quality of both accommodation and service, and breakfast is a treat - an impressive selection of home baking is served next to a extensive menu in a dining room that is set up like a restaurant. For golfers & cycling entunacity the house is ideally located among 5 golf courses and with in short distances of Europe’s largest mountain bike park and is on many road cyling routes. The house is a excellent touring base for historic Lough Gur, Adare with day trips to Cliffs of Moher, Rock of cashel, ring of Kerry and Cork. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast

Address: Main Street. Bruff. | Co Limerick. Limerick, Bruff 061, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Limerick > Bruff
Price Range: $102 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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