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The Harbour Masters House

B&B Ireland Quality Assured

Shannon Harbour, Offaly, R42 WO89

Review Score: Superb 9.7/10

In Shannon Harbour

Meet your host…

Niamh Devitt

At The Harbour Masters House Bed and Breakfast guests can expect the finest of Irish hospitality from the moment they walk through the front door. We will endeavour to make you feel right at home and nothing but the best is offered to guests who stay here. Nothing is too much trouble and if you need a hand with your itinerary plans then we are happy to help you. We look forward to welcoming you.

Shannon Harbour
R42 WO89

A Fáilte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Chartered B&B.

A charming Georgian house overlooking an idyllic harbour, guests can enjoy unparalleled County Offaly scenery at The Harbour Masters House. Nestled on the banks of the Grand Canal at Shannon Harbour, guests have been welcomed to the bed and breakfast since 2000. Highly recommended by Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide, guests can enjoy spacious bedrooms and pretty gardens. Just 5km from the pictorial town of Banagher, visitors can golf, fish, cycle and bird watch, as well as explore the town’s Martello Tower. A little further afield guests can discover the haunted Leap Castle and the monastic settlement of Clonmacnoise.

How to get here

From the East: Leave the N6 at Kilbeggan, taking the R436 to Clara and Ferbane. Turn left in Ferbane onto N62, continue to Cloghan, taking right turn (R357) at the roundabout and the left turn at Clonony Castle.

You can also use google maps to find us by entering our Eircode: R42 WO89

Sat Nav: Lat (53.221366) - Long (-7.952802)

  • Failte Ireland Safety Charter


  • Cot Available
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Cycling
  • Fishing within 5kms
  • Golfing within 5kms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Horse Riding
  • Ironing
  • No Smoking House
  • Private Car Park
  • Tea In Bedrooms
  • TV in Bedroom
  • Walking
  • Wi-Fi

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Marilyn Schoberg

02 Oct 2023 
Review Score: 10/10

What a wonderful stay! Darren was lovely; we didn't get a chance to meet Niamh. The room was very nice and had a mirror in "seeing" distance of the plug, a real plus for us traveling from North America and not used to having no outlets in the bathroom for hair dryer and curling iron. The breakfast was amazing; full Irish for those who desired and a great spread of breads, jams, yogurt, fruit, cereal, granola, scones, for those who didn't. Highly recommended!

Jennifer Walker

20 Aug 2023 
Review Score: 10/10

Lovely, historic setting, with abundant charm. The gardens are beautiful and the canal is a great place to stroll. Darren and his wife were friendly and welcoming, inviting us to participate in local festivities. A great place to stay and relax!

DAUGES Franck & Sophie

11 May 2023 
Review Score: 10/10

We thank Darren, who is a great host. We had a great evening at the pub thanks to him. Thank you for his advice for our trip around an excellent breakfast

Janice McCabe

26 Oct 2022 
Review Score: 10/10

We loved staying at the Harbour House! Our host, Darren, was so friendly and gave us suggestions on things to do and see. The house was warm and inviting and the gardens designed by Darren were beautiful! We loved hearing about the history of the house and Shannon Harbour. Darren's breakfast parfaits were delicious! We had a great time at McIntyre's Pub visiting with Dermot and Shirley! The Harbour House and Shannon Harbour had to be our favorite stay/stop during our trip. We will definitely be back!

Doris & Michael

25 Sep 2022 
Review Score: 10/10

Lovely place, warm welcome, great hosts! Perfect breakfast and wonderful breakfast area with beautiful few in the lovely garden! The Pub is nearby - very nice and welcoming people there! We enjoyed our stay a lot!