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The Midlands Hotels

Dooly's Hotel

  • Emmet Sq. Map It
  • Birr
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Huge rooms with space for moving around in
  • A handy Midlands stopover, if you're on your way to the west coast

Cons

  • The weekend disco in the nightclub goes on until the early hours, so bring your earplugs
  • Stairs can be difficult for the disabled or elderly

Updated 04/28/2014

Fodor's Review

Originally a coach house, this unpretentious country hotel began life 275 years ago and has retained its old-style homeliness. Floral patterns, open fires, and a relaxed welcome invite you in. It's in Birr's central square, and a five-minute walk from the castle. The bustling bar and coffee shop are popular with locals and serve lunches. For a more formal dining experience you could try the Emmet Room restaurant, where fish dishes such as medallions of monkfish or grilled

salmon fillet with garlic potato are specialties alongside a selection of Italian offerings.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Emmet Sq., Birr, Co. Offaly, Ireland

Map It

Phone:

057-912-0032

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 17 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 04/28/2014

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