We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Philmar House

Traveller (24)
Dining (4)
Traveller (24)
Dining (4)
Room & Suite (4)
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Philmar B&B enjoys old world charm with modern comforts in a quiet scenic location just 4km form the town of Sligo. This delightful B&B is an Ideal base for touring Yeats country and Donegal and features a large garden for guests to relax. All bedrooms are located on the ground floor and consists of TV, hairdryer, tea making facilities. Relax in the comfortable guest sitting room. Delicious breakfast menu available in the dining area. Come and enjoy the 21st anniversary of Sligo International Choral Festival with music and singing and includes 40 choirs from 5 countries which is held over 5 days in October. The accommodation is just minutes away from championship golf course, beaches, yachting and tennis. Conveniently the B&B is beside the Raddison Hotel and only minutes from the Clarion Hotel, Sligo. Throughout your stay, you are ideally located to enjoy hill walking, cycling, fishing and surfing or you could just make your way to Rosses Point where the beaches are perfect for walking and swimming.
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Good to know
Full view
Getting there
Knock Intl Airport47 km
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (87)
Filter reviews
73 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rosses point host mary great advice b and b lovely home close to town comfortable beds sligo
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 73 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely quiet house spotlessly clean and well equipped. The house has a beautiful garden, the house is set well back from the road. It is well signposted. Mary is a friendly welcoming host would definitely stay in Philmar again. Breakfast was good too with plenty...More

Thank sarahchclogher
Response from PhilmarHouse, Owner at Philmar HouseResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you Sarah for your lovely review delighted you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Mary

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We received a friendly welcome from the owner Mary. Room was pretty and very clean with comfy bed & good shower. Breakfast was wonderful! Lovely fresh fruit salad & tasty cooked breakfast. Well worth a visit.

Thank Gillespies2014
Response from PhilmarHouse, Owner at Philmar HouseResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review, it was lovely to meet you both and have you stay. Kind Regards Mary

Reviewed 3 July 2018

We really enjoyed this B&B. First of all, Mary couldn't do enough for us. She kindly upgraded us to a larger room that was unoccupied. It had a private entrance and was toward the back of the house. She is very personable and was very...More

Thank NinaWarrington_Pa
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Extremely comfortable and very welcoming with a great tip for a local pub where we interacted for almost an hour even though they didn't serve food on that night but were then informed of another location to have our dinner.

Thank JimK2638
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Spent a lovely evening here in a peaceful room. A great place to recharge batteries after a day of sightseeing. Comfortable beds and delicious breakfast. Loads of great advice about local attractions.

Thank Joan P
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Philmar House staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Choose the family room at the rear of the residence for added space and a private entrance."
5 Jun. 2017
Read review
"Ask for the family room on the side of the building. Very large and quiet."
31 Aug. 2015
Read review
"All rooms great as location quiet."
1 Nov. 2011
Read review
"Ask for the end room because it has 2 windows and the light is lovely in the room."
10 Oct. 2011
Read review
Show More 
USD 89 - USD 139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandWestern IrelandProvince of ConnachtSligoBallincar
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing