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Wexford, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

In June '15 booked 3 night with one restaurant dinner for significant family celebration in penthouse suite for late Oct. - A fortnight before arrival, I decided to extend dinner to all three nights only to be told restaurant was closed but pub food was great! Was a little surprised I hadn't been contacted but found this out by default.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This place is a bit odd. We decided to stay here at the last minute based on location and food reviews. When we called for reservations, the guy that answered said the reservation person was away from her desk and he could have her call us or we could call back. Before I could dig out the number for my... More 

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Carlow, Ireland
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

I have been to the step house for two family weddings so far and the service has been outstanding!! The staff are more than pleasant and the rooms are kept to perfection! The food was devine on both my visits for dinner and breakfast! I actually can't pick a flaw on the place!

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2 Thank Murster1
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Room was good initially booked hotel on special offer. Booked restaurant for meal as part of the deal first night, only to find out at check in that restaurant was closed as hotel not busy!!Had amazing meal in the bar that night. However next morning no hot water had to have cold shower let reception know who would get maintenance... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I rang here to book in and they told me they were sold out of the basic rooms and only had superior ones left. When i got to the hotel it was empty with hardly anyone staying in it. Sorry this was obviously what someone had told the receptionist to say to get more out of the customers......rip off. Secondly... More 

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Leixlip, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Very pleasant , good food and good atmosphere. the only problem is not good on gluton free food. Attention to detail is good also. Limited parking Would definitely go again. The wedding food was very good.

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galway
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Recently stayed here for a two night get away, and what a hidden gem this place is. Check in very efficient,lovely open fire at reception and we were warmly greeted by the manager Andrew who helped us with our bags and showed us to our room. The room was amazing, lovely bathroom and very spacious. We decided to go to... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

We just had an excellent dinner at the Step House. I found the staff helpful, pleasant and accommodating. The surroundings are charming and inviting. We all enjoyed our meals from starters to desserts. The Smoked Salmon is excellent and comes from the Goatsbridge Farm. The pate, the mackerel, and goat cheese salads were excellent. The burger, duck, beef dishes were... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We have visited this hotel once or twice a year over last 2 or 3 years and were delighted to get another opportunity to visit recently with a Rewarding Times offer. We love the village and the general area and find The Step House a lovely, homely and relaxing place after a days golf or touring. Its great to come... More 

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Celbridge, Ireland
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is a really night hotel, we were there for a wedding and our room was one of the nicest rooms I've ever stayed in with lovely door that lead out onto a massive balcony with beautiful view of the country side. The room itself was decorated really nicely with a really big comfortable bed and huge bathroom with separate... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Cellar Restaurant
Cellar Restaurant
Cuisines: European, French, Irish
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Step House Hotel Carlow is a beautiful Georgian town house brimming with character, that has been lovingly transformed into a warm boutique Carlow hotel.Escape to the country in style and enjoy the relaxed elegance of Ireland's most luxurious 4 star boutique hotel situated in County Carlow. The Step House Hotel Carlow offers Luxurious surroundings with warm, charming hospitality. Balanced with great service, we offer some of the south east's finest food creations.The Step House Hotel Carlow is located in the pretty heritage village of Borris, which borders counties Kilkenny and Wexford. This unique location benefits from the magnificient backdrop of the heather-clad Blackstairs mountains and beautiful banks of the river Barrow.Conveniently located just 115km from Dublin, 128 km from Dublin Airport, 26 km from Kilkenny City, 29 km from Carlow Town, 86 km from Waterford Airport and 79 km from Rosslare Harbour . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Step House Hotel

Address: Step House Hotel Main Street, Borris, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Carlow > Borris
Price Range: $126 - $740 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Step House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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