The Midlands Hotels

Eskermore House

Pros

  • Great-value accommodations in peaceful surroundings
  • The open fire is a pure delight

Cons

  • Few frills on offer
  • Rooms are basic

Published 08/11/2015

Fodor's Review

A delightful display of rambling summer roses adorns the doorway of this charming ivy-covered farmhouse, which is a good base for hiking in the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Once inside the entry you'll note that the old-world quirks of these lovely lodgings also include a chiming grandfather clock and an organ in the sitting room for musically gifted guests (those without a talent for tickling the ivory are gently urged to refrain). The guest rooms are simply but comfortably furnished and face south over a beech-tree-lined avenue and semiwild gardens. The sitting room has an open turf fire, a piano, and cable TV; room TVs are available on request. Host Ann Mooney will prepare dinner with advance notice. If you fancy having a go at skydiving, the Irish Parachute Club is just 7 km (5 miles) away.

Hotel Information

Address:

Mount Lucas, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Ireland

Phone:

086-824–9574

Hotel Details:

  • 3 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 08/11/2015

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