The Midlands Hotels

Keenan's Boutique Hotel

  • On the main N5 Map It
  • Tarmonbarry

Pros

  • Hospitable and helpful family-run operation
  • Great tree-lined walks nearby along the riverbank

Cons

  • Tarmonbarry is best as a one-night stand on your way east or west
  • A long way from the bright lights

Published 08/11/2015

Fodor's Review

Barry Keenan is the fifth generation of his family since 1838 to run this first-rate hotel and restaurant overlooking the Shannon, making Keenan's a virtual village within a village. Initially known as a pub, Keenan's has evolved into a quality restaurant perfectly capable of challenging the Purple Onion next door for culinary polish and panache. The bar is a mini-museum filled with memorabilia and a "Wall of Fame" featuring some well-known celebrity visitors over the years. Bedrooms are painted in calming beige and cream, with black curtains, dark-wood furnishings and plasma TVs. Ask for a room where you can watch sunrise over the Shannon from your small flower-filled balcony—an ideal time-out spot to gaze at the river and listen to birdsong.

Hotel Information

Address:

On the main N5, Tarmonbarry, Co. Longford, Ireland

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Phone:

043-332–6052

Hotel Details:

  • 12 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 08/11/2015

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