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Avlon House Bed & Breakfast

Carlow, Carlow, R93 NT26

In Carlow Town

Meet your host…

Thomas Donagher & Gerard McCormack

We are over 20 years supplying visitors with quality B&B accommodation and while endeavoring to improve our product all the time, we have scooped a spot in the Top 25 B&B's in Ireland and a coveted Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice award 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018, look forward to welcoming you to Carlow Town. Check in daily is 2-6pm while up to 8pm can be OK with advance agreement only. Breakfast daily is 7-10am, no early or takeaway Breakfast. Find us use R93 NT26 on Google Maps or in Sat

Green Lane
Dublin Road
Carlow Town
R93 NT26

An elegant 4-star home boasting beautiful gardens and comfortable en-suite bedrooms, Avlon House bed and breakfast is a welcoming County Carlow getaway. Superbly furnished, the house has two guest lounges, an outdoor smoking cabin and an extensive DVD library. In pictorial Carlow town, visitors can discover ancient treasures found by local farmers at Carlow County Museum, explore the Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, visit Carlow Castle and indulge in great food at regular farmers’ markets. Guests are ideally placed to discover the picturesque South East. 

Avlon House B&B has scooped a spot in the Top 25 B&Bs in Ireland and a coveted Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice award 2014 & 2016 thanks to our guests sharing their positive experiences of the Avlon House B&B product over the past year. The winners of the trivago Awards 2017 have just been announced and it is my pleasure to share with you that Avlon House B&B has been awarded the top position in the value for money category, as well as placing at number two overall in the B&B category for Ireland and placing in the top ten for rooms.

Services at Avlon House

Avlon House Bed and Breakfast hosts the following services:

  • Patio area for guests' use
  • Cosy guest lounge with an open fire
  • Breakfast served in the dining room between 7-10 each morning. Full breakfast menu which changes with the season. Vegetarian dishes always included.
  • Restaurants and bars within walking distance
  • Ideal base for exploring the city and south east of the country

Please note:
Not all the rooms are suitable for young children, so it is best to let us know well in advance.

Avlon House does NOT accept Stag or Hen parties.

How to get here

The house is located on the R448 (formerly N9), seven minute's walk north of Carlow town centre.

From Dublin Airport: Take M1 signposted 'Dublin', exiting at junction 1. Join M50 direction south, leave M50 junction 9 signposted 'Limerick'. Joining N7 direction south signed Limerick/Cork/Waterford, joining M7 at junction 9, leave M7 for M9 at junction 11 signposted 'Waterford'. Leave M9 at junction 4, Carlow North, signposted Carlow. Take R448 and go straight through Deer Park & Dr. Cullen roundabouts and the house is 900m on the right before the Topaz service station. 

Sat Nav: Lat (52.841007) - Long (-6.918640)


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Cycling
  • Fishing within 5kms
  • Golfing within 5kms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Horse Riding
  • Internet Access
  • Ironing
  • Light Meals Available
  • No Smoking House
  • Private Car Park
  • TV in Bedroom
  • Walking
  • Wi-Fi

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Hans-Werner Lohmann

27 Sep 2018 
Review Score: 10/10

I can only repeat: A excellent B&B. The room was comfortable, clean and spacious. The breaktfast in the morning was delicious and more than enough for a whole day. The host was very helpful. He gave us a lot of tips and information four trip. It was the most beautiful and comfortable B & B where we stayed in our ten days around Ireland.truly exceptional

Kim Ferrari

08 Aug 2018 
Review Score: 10/10

Beautiful house and a wonderful time. The breakfast was amazing!

Blanca and Sergio

05 Dec 2017 
Review Score: 9/10

This place was our home away from home. Bedroom was very clean and house was absolutely beautifuly decorated with christmas ornaments. The house offers two louges with a wide selection of books and movies. Great place to stay when in Ireland.

Sue & Jess

15 Oct 2017 
Review Score: 9/10

The room was large. very clean and homely. The breakfasts were great, with plenty of choice. The host was very helpful and it was good to have parking.


05 Sep 2017 
Review Score: 10/10

A excellent B&Bs. The room was comfortable, clean and spacious. The breaktfast in the morning was delicious and more than enough for a whole day. The host was very helpful. He gave us a lot of tips and information four trip.