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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We were fortunate to be able to stay at Bastion B&B for one night in May whilst touring Ireland and were offered the Studio which was beautiful with much character. Anthony and Vinny were great hosts with offering us great service and advice when we ask for travel destinations. Athlone is also a beautiful village and not to be missed.

Thank ann n
Reviewed 12 June 2012

We stopped for a night in Athlone and stayed at the Bastion B/B. The inside of the building is extremely neat, with many different split stair cases and aged stairways. The building definitely has charm, which is reflected by its exterior paint job. Our hosts were very friendly, and provided us with maps and suggestions for grabbing some lunch upon...

Thank Trey C
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 6 April 2012

We were delighted with this charming B&B. The two brothers who own this property have decorated it with wonderful artwork and artifacts from their travels. They are very welcoming and accommodating and provide helpful information about local attractions. The rooms and bathrooms are simply and tastefully decorated. The breakfast was delicious - local cheeses, delicious breads, fresh fruit, granola, etc....

Thank illflyaway
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 April 2012

The decor is indescribable! As we walked in I thought it really wasn't a place for us but we had a great night's sleep. No Irish breakfast but a decent continental one. I forgot to ask for a hair dryer when we checked in - none in the room that I could find. Didn't know how to get in touch...

Thank happyirishlass
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Would defiantly stay there again. Great location , nice friendly staff , informative on the towns attractions , great breakfast provided , healthy choice ,

Thank bakosIreland
Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2012

This is a fascinating old building and beautifully decorated, creating a peaceful atmosphere from the moment you walk in the door. The rooms are clean, neat and comfortable. The breakfast counts as my best breakfast anywhere, but as other reviewers have pointed out don't expect a cooked breakfast. Anthony was welcoming and friendly, and this was a great place for...

Thank SR4218
Reviewed 18 September 2011

I stayed here for one night in a twin room with my mother, we had 2 separate rooms which was lovely. The B&B is beautifully decorated and the owners are really friendly and helpful. It is located right in the centre of the town so really convenient. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank Dianeod
Reviewed 5 September 2011

We enjoyed our one-night stay at this lovely B&B! The decor is fun and the accomodations, perfect! Breakfast was a wonderful spread and we enjoyed chatting with the other guests. The proprietor was very responsive when we emailed from the US regarding the stay and tours. The recommended the Lebanese restaurant next door, which was acceptional. The tour company, Midland...

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 15 August 2011

We stayed at the Bastion B&B for one night during our trip to Ireland. We were greeted with winding staircases and interesting decor that created a very zen, artsy feeling. The room was very large (we had a twin ensuite room and the beds were actually in separate rooms which was nice) and clean. The bathroom was the standard small...

Thank suhollyberry
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 13 August 2011

Charming and quirky townhouse with narrow staircases and winding landings. All full of lovely bits and pieces that the (very nice) owners must have picked up on their travels. Also a very comfy sitting room with sink-into armchairs and a nice library of books. We stayed in the Loft room which aesthetically was absolutely lovely, just as it is pictured...

Thank CMHDublin

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bastion B&B - Award winning townhouse accommodation situated in the heart of Athlone's Left Bank area, close to the River Shannon and the 12th Century King Johns Castle. Surrounded by great restaurants and shops and just a stones throw from Seáns Bar - Ireland's Oldest Bar which is officially declared so in The Guiness Book of World Records! Consistently recommended! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bastion B&B

Address: 4 Bastion Street, Athlone, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Westmeath > Athlone
Price Range: $157 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bastion B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Bastion Bed And Breakfast
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“The attic room was stunning”
 of 5 bubbles tracyoo, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose the split level loft room for added interest.”
 of 5 bubbles lindawP5568DP, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Excellent Location”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“go for the Long loft room”
 of 5 bubbles sndre, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Book in advance to get the larger upstairs loft room which is converted from an old dorm for young tradesman apprentices. A phone call ahead of time will give you all the information that you need. The whole inn is a series of old wood staircases leading to rooms here and there and off to the sides--all decorated with interest and comfort in mind. Our large room was remarkable for the fact that it could easily slept four to six people, and the huge beds were so comfortable that it was hard to roll out and start the day. Also, the tiny balcony offered a fine view of the trees that had just begun their fall color. If you plan to start in Dublin and move toward the West Coast, this is exactly mid-point, and many scenic and historic places are nearby as well.”
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 of 5 bubbles AMcDWisconsin, 29 Nov 2013 | Read review
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