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Family Room (2 Adults + 2 Children), Townsend House Guest House in Birr
Exterior view, Townsend House Guest House in Birr
a living room filled with furniture and a piano, Townsend House Guest House in Birr
a living room filled with furniture and a clock, Townsend House Guest House in Birr
Interior view, Townsend House Guest House in Birr
Interior view, Townsend House Guest House in Birr

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203 reviews

203 reviews

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Location rating score

Excellent location
Nearby landmarks
The Chestnut Public House 310 m
Birr Castle Gardens 350 m
Birr Equestrian Centre 5.0 km
Cloughjordan Train Station 19.6 km
Galway Airport 72.3 km
Shannon Airport 81.5 km
Ireland West Airport Knock 108.5 km
Waterford Airport 115.6 km
Dublin Airport 116.3 km
Cork Airport 144.4 km

Townsend House Guest House

Townsend Street, Birr, Birr, Ireland - See map

Conveniently situated in the Birr part of Birr, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. This 3-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.


Front desk [24-hour]

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping




Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Tennis court


Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Value for money8.7
Location rating8.0

Rooms available at Townsend House Guest House

Very good
Room comfort & quality


Family Room (2 Adults + 2 Children)
  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 single beds and 2 queen b...
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Deluxe Double Room
  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Single Room
  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 single bed
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Twin Room
  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 single bed and 2 double b...
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Townsend House Guest House?

Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Townsend House Guest House?

A stay at Townsend House Guest House also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Townsend House Guest House has a car park that's close to the hotel. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Birr with private transportation, the hotel can arrange car rental for you.

What is the smoking policy at Townsend House Guest House?

Townsend House Guest House does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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What people love about Townsend House Guest House

  • 10


    "Lovely food , very friendly staff, spotlessly clean , beautiful garden out back"



    August 7, 2022

Overall rating:


203 reviews
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More about Townsend House Guest House

More about Townsend House Guest House

Set in a period building, Townsend House Guest House offers hearty breakfasts and cosy rooms with free Wi-Fi. The house is situated in Birr centre, just a 5-minute walk from Birr Castle. The bright and airy bedrooms each have a seating area and a work desk. Rooms also feature tea/coffee facilities and a private bathroom, and some rooms overlook the leafy gardens. Guests can enjoy a traditional breakfast each morning, served in the elegant dining room at Townsend House. There is also a small wine bar, mature gardens and a pretty courtyard garden. Situated 400 metres from Birr Theatre and Arts Centre, Townsend House Guest House is just a few minutes’ walk from Birr’s shops, bars and restaurants. Free on-site parking is available.

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Amenities and facilities

Very good


Languages spoken
  • English
  • Bicycles
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Canoeing
  • Dart board
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Vending machine
Services and conveniences
  • Concierge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Kids meal
Land sports
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
Available in all rooms
  • Accessible by stairs
  • Adapted bath
  • Alarm clock
  • Carpeting
  • Closet
  • Clothes dryer
  • Clothes rack
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Extra long bed
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Radio
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Seating area
  • Separate dining area
  • Shower
  • Sleep comfort items
  • Smoke detector
  • Socket near the bed
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Trash cans
  • Wake-up service

Food and dining

Restaurants on site
  • Cuisine: European, Irish
  • Menu: Buffet


Townsend Street, Birr, Birr, Ireland


Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Children 0-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-in until21:00
  • Check-out from08:00
  • Check-out until12:00

Reviews of Townsend House Guest House from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
Room comfort and quality8.0
Value for money8.7
High score for Birr
9+ Exceptional (1)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (1)
6-7 Good (1)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
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Tuesday from Ireland
Deluxe Double Room
Stayed 1 night in August 2022


Lovely food , very friendly staff, spotlessly clean , beautiful garden out back

Reviewed August 07, 2022

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joseph from Ireland
Stayed 1 night in April 2013

Central location reasonable good value ”

Central location very friendly owners free parking

Very pleasant nice big breakfast fine size bedroom Very central location . Car parking available Would stay here again

Reviewed April 24, 2013

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Martine from France
Deluxe Double Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2019

Bien pour une nuit”

Très bon accueil de la part du propriétaire, chambre et salle de bains ok, partie restauration étonnante, thème culinaire plutôt mexicain, plats corrects mais sans surprise.

Reviewed November 06, 2019

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