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Fort House B & B

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Room & Suite (2)
Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
  • Feb. 28, 2018
    “Way back”
  • Jun. 3, 2018
    “No running water - dreadful place”
Dublin Road, Kilbeggan Ireland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Golf Course
Tennis Court
Shuttle Bus Service
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EmaHay
Galway, Ireland
10
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2018
Very difficult to find as the B&B sign had fallen down.

The room was dreadful, I couldn't believe this place got such high reviews on this site, I was gobsmacked.

We were attending a wedding nearby and when we arrived back afterwards there was no running water! Couldn't brush our teeth, flush the toilet etc. The next morning it still wasn't back and when I asked the staff when it would be back they said they didn't know. We couldn't have a shower, use the toilet, basic requirements. I couldn't believe there was no apology offered or explanation given. Dreadful experience.
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Wikkid P
20
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2018
I stayed here in September 1981, the night before the Hurling final between Galway and Offaly. I arrived after dark (I was on foot) with no booking and the kind lady not only gave me a room, but prepared a very welcomed lovely spread of food for me. I was 27 then and now I'm 64 and I still remember it. I'm hoping to get back there soon. Maybe tour the Kilbeggin distillery and go to a hurling match in Tullamore or something. I wonder if the same people still operate it? Cheers from sunny Florida.
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Haley I
87
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2016via mobile
We stayed for one night before making our way to a wedding venue the next day (in Mount Druid). Dan was absolutely amazing and went above and beyond for us - I cannot thank him enough. From making us tea and giving good conversation when we arrived late in the evening after our flight was delayed into Dublin to recommending the Kilbeggan Whisky tasting experience and giving us a lift there! Breakfast was also spot on - my first ever full Irish. Great place to stay if your ever in Kilbeggan or have a wedding in Mount Druid/Mullingar, the b&b had everything we needed.
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Response from 463Dan, Owner at Fort House B & B
Responded Oct. 13, 2016
Hayley, I just enjoyed having you so much.Come again anytime. Kind Regards, Dan
Michael T
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
20
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2015
We spent two nights at this charming B & B in Kilbeggan. Dan the owner is a really interesting and friendly man, and was always extremely helpful in every way. He made a convincing argument for living a non-meat, more or less non-dairy, healthy vegetarian lifestyle, with his home-made "smoothies" of eight or more vegetables with coconut milk, largely because he himself was such a picture of health! His breakfasts were always very generous and there was always fresh tea being made. He is a mine of local information, and our stay was very pleasant.
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Response from 463Dan, Owner at Fort House B & B
Responded Jun. 7, 2015
Dear Michael and all, Many thanks for your very complimentary comments,It was great to have you and expect you made it home ok.Your kind comments are much appreciated. With continued good wishes,and do call again. Best Regards, Dan Scally
NigelStn
Derby
8317
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2014
Stayed a Friday and Saturday night with my wife and daughter. A vey welcoming host, clean rooms and good breakfast
Everything a B & B should be, with the added benefit of plenty of parking, a stones throw from town, but at the same time in the country, so if you are into that walking business it's a good location for that too

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Response from 463Dan, Owner at Fort House B & B
Responded Oct. 8, 2014
Dear Nigel and family, Many thanks for your very kind comments and for me it was a real pleasure having you,and would be delighted with your company at any time in the future.glad your trip was pleasant and enjoyable. With Kind Regards, Dan
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Description
There are a total of four rooms available: One single with shared bathroom, one twin with shared bathroom, one double with en suite, one triple with en suite. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$34 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Kilbeggan
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$34 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Kilbeggan
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Room Tips
"All the rooms are great and comfy, just depends on your needs for beds/space."
kates387
Mar. 31, 2014
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