Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Carlow, Ireland - Updated 2021

airbnb Carlow, Ireland

Carlow is Ireland’s hidden gem teeming with life, charm and character just waiting to be explored. This vibrant town is rich in history, flanked by rolling hills and green pastures and located along the River Barrow, creating the perfect countryside escape. Chocoholics will love a tour to the Chocolate Garden of Ireland, tasting award-winning chocolate, hot chocolate and ice cream. Escape to a world of peace and tranquillity by paying a visit to the Delta Sensory Garden or take a step back in history by exploring the Carlow County Museum. Treat yourself to an unforgettable stay by checking out these top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals near Carlow today.

1. Four-star bed and breakfast (from USD 66)

Experience sophistication and luxury at this award-winning bed and breakfast. Renowned for its warm hospitality and elegant design, guests can feel their worries and stresses fade away as they soak in the peaceful ambiance. All the rooms have been stylishly furnished and are teeming with character and charm. Breakfast is available until 10AM where guests can enjoy a hearty meal which will energize them for the day’s adventures. Relax in the stunning outdoor patio area or share stories with other guests in the lounge. There is a myriad of outdoor activities to choose from in the surrounding area like golf, hiking through nature trails, horse riding, nature walks and much more.

4 star B&B Double room only
Carlow, Ireland
64 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic shower and little bottles of shampoo etc
we had a comfortable stay with tom in carlow
i needed a room at the last minute and tom graciously took me in
toms b&b is lovely the room had everything could of wished for and the breakfast was fantastic
well exceeded our expectations the room was spacious and comfortable
it was clean and quiet
as always great clean room
big room exceptionally clean and tidy
place very clean comfortable bed great shower and could not want for anything
tom's b&b was clean gorgeous and in a great spot in carlow
tom was very helpful with ideas & maps for our stay
the owner was very friendly and helpful during my stay
fabulous breakfast friendly staff beautiful accommodation
overall: immaculate listing friendly and experienced host
the host was helpful with information both before and during our stay
nice bnb good location to carlow
location is ideal just outside the town centre was only about a 10 minute walk in
it was in a great location - quiet and only a 10-minute walk from city centre
great place great location and i would stay again
lovely place close to carlow town with secure free parking
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2. Family-friendly vacation home (from USD 32)

Whether you’re looking for a friends’ getaway or a family retreat, then this house is the perfect place to be. Suited to sleep up to six guests, the home has all the amenities one would need for a memorable stay. Guests are a mere 10-minute walk from the town centre. During the day, visitors can check out the boutiques, restaurants and stores, and as the sun goes down, watch the night come alive with the vibrant nightlife.

Detached House - Carlow Town
55 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 6 Beds 6 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean house with wlan everything necessary to feel comfortable
the house was clean and comfortable
house was very clean and equipped with many necessities
huge and beautiful house all perfectly clean
a little run down looking everything was clean though
the beds are clean and comfortable there are several bathrooms/showers and even a clothes washer/dryer
lovely home very well kept and great host
thank you brendan for being a wonderful host
brendan was a wonderful host
brendan is a wonderful host and very accommodating
the house is huge and the host was always ready to help
the location is so nice
nice quiet big house good location beside carlow i
good value for student style accommodation close to town
we would definitely come back to this place
very good value in a good location for exploring the area including kilkenny and dunmore caves
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3. Cozy single room (from USD 29)

Wake up to the smell of a freshly prepared breakfast and enjoy a friendly chat with the hosts before heading off to explore the town of Carlow. This vacation rental offers a spacious room for a solo traveler with full access to the Wi-Fi and kitchen. The town centre is a mere 20-minute walk from the apartment.

Cozy single room
Carlow, County Carlow, Ireland
79 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast and tea/coffee kindly provided
comfortable rooms kitchen free to use with a breakfast in the morning bathroom all amenities
a good variety of breakfast cereals and teas
the room was just perfect
rose is super nice and the breakfast spread was nothing to scoff at
the room provided is clean and warm spacious enough for one person
rose is very nice and welcoming and the bed and bathroom are very clean and decently comfortable
a very well equipped kitchen a clean bathroom a very comfy bed and a nice and welcoming host
lovely house with a lovely host
an excellent host very thoughtful and caring
if you want to feel at home and really cared for this is the right host
rose was a really wonderful host very friendly and personable and she had great recommendations for places to visit
the best host there is for sure recommend to others
rose provides a comfortable room and convenient location for seeing county carlow
only a 20 minute walk to the town centre and the house is in a nice quiet estate
nice place really worth the value
great value rose is a very welcoming host and location is just on outskirts of town
lovely lady and great location for carlow
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4. Centrally-located vacation home (from USD 40)

After a fun-filled day exploring the nooks and crannies of Carlow, kick off your shoes and relax in the comfort of this cozy vacation home. Perfect for up to two guests, the house has a unique old-world charm mixed with modern creature comforts that one seeks when looking for suitable accommodation. Guests can whip up a hearty meal in the fully-equipped kitchen, relax in the spacious living room or soak in some sun in the well-maintained garden. A world of entertainment is within walking distance. Carlow Town Centre is five minutes away from where guests will find a selection of restaurants, pubs and bars. Learn about the town’s rich history at the Carlow Museum or soak in the splendour of performing arts at the George Bernard Shaw Theater.

Home from Home
Carlow, County Carlow, Ireland
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room was nice and lovely touch with a bottle of water and chocolate bar in the room
the room was great with a comfortable bed
very comfortable house and spotlessly clean
very clean room with michelle an excellent hostess
great place very clean
michelle is really nice and the bedroom was clean the bed comfortable
i’d really recommend michelle’s place she’s very nice the place was super clean and she has a lovely cat
she was very friendly and easy
michelle is a wonderful host
the host michelle was very helpful
kind host with a warm comfortable house
michelle and her daughter were very good hosts and welcoming
very central location and very good value
things were good but wanted to be more central again
lovely house great location lovely hostess
so comfy and in a great location with everything you need nearby
we had a wonderful stay at michelle’s great location close to a lot of awesome sights and yummy restaurants
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5. Cozy vacation home for six

Make yourself at home in this charming guesthouse which can sleep up to six guests in two comfortable bedrooms. The vacation home has been kitted with all the creature comforts one seeks when looking for suitable accommodations. The house has been tastefully furnished for your ease and comfort. Guests can whip up a hearty meal in the kitchen before enjoying it around the dining room table. Carlow town centre is a mere 10-minute stroll away where guests can find a selection of restaurants and bars. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the golf clubs which are a 30-minute drive away. Step back in history and soak in the splendour of the historical attractions located close by. Prominent towns and cities are within an hour of each other like Dublin, Waterford and Wexford.

Chestnut Hollow - 2 Bedroom Self Contained Annex
Carlow, County Carlow, Ireland
62 reviews
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
turned on the heater and bath for us which saved us lots of time to figure out
the shower had great water pressure and included soap shampoo and conditioner
we all felt very comfortable there and are already looking forward to visiting again
anne and pat's annex is spacious comfortable and warm
enough kitchen equipment for a family to stay and self cater and wonderfully comfortable beds
it was toasty warm and clean inside
it was super clean comfortable and welcoming
the place is beautiful clean and very comfortable
clean comfortable warm with great living space
the cottage was clean and lovely the beds and linens very comfortable
they are not only wonderful hosts but lovely people first
hosts were very friendly and generous
friendly welcoming hosts couldn’t do enough to make sure we enjoyed our stay
anne and pat were wonderful hosts
they were so kind with us
the location is great everything is literally a 15 minute walk
great location if staying in carlow
the location is excellent as not far from centre of town and shopping centre
easy to walk into town the train station and the bus station
great place located close (but not too near ) to carlow centre
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6. Apartment located in the heart of Carlow

For the ideal base for your stay in Carlow, be sure to check out this centrally-located home offering a private room for two guests. The vacation rental features a double room with an ensuite bathroom and a quaint kitchenette. Due to the location of the home, guests are a stone’s throw away from a fine selection of restaurants and cozy pubs.

Perfect town centre accommodation (6)
Carlow, County Carlow, Ireland
82 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice room and good level of equipment
spotlessly clean and excellent facilities
it was clean and comfortable
the room was spotless clean and communication with elizabeth was excellent
the common areas were clean and quiet
newly remodeled and clean
friendly and exclent service from aaron
liz was a great host and really helpful
excellent hosts very helpful and welcoming
the owner is really nice and there was a good ambiance with the other residents
liz was very helpful and welcomed us very warmly
amazing location for carlow town
great location in the heart of carlow town
great location central and close to everything but still quiet
the location was great - walking distance from where i needed to be
this place is conveniently located in carlow with many stores restaurants and places of interest within walking distance
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7. Quaint garden cottage

Wake up to the sweet chirping of the local birdlife or fall asleep to the rustling of the trees in this garden cottage. Different décor both excite and calm the senses while the serene setting encourages guests to relax after a day of visiting the many attractions in the area. The vacation home is fully furnished and features a kitchen, cozy bedroom and spacious living space. The train station is 15 minutes away while the bus station is a five-minute stroll away.

Garden Cabin. Self contained
Carlow, County Carlow, Ireland
38 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was good too
the cabin was spotlessly clean and towels and toiletries were supplied
spotlessly clean and well presented with a warm welcome
very clean warm private and cool space
the cabin was very clean with everything you need
a really lovely garden cabin - clean comfortable and peaceful
the host was very accommodating and friendly
anna was very obliging and helpful
anna is a excellent host very welcoming
really enjoyed my stay accommodation was perfect and everything went smoothly great hosts
ambiance is very relaxing hosts are very welcoming
quiet and peaceful location when i stayed there
it is so easy to access carlow town by foot and yet the location is so quiet
bonus was the close walking distance to the town
great location beautiful yard and the place is close to the city center
beautiful private garden apartment within walking distance of the centre of carlow town
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8. Perfect town-centre accommodation

The perfect launch pad for adventure in the scenic town of Carlow is this simple, modern apartment. This vacation home can sleep up to two guests and has been kitted with all the amenities one would need for an unforgettable stay. With the home located near the city, you are sure to be near all the fun and activities.

Perfect town centre accommodation (3)
Carlow, County Carlow, Ireland
63 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good amenities even in the room
would highly recommend it's like having your own little apartment
really clean great value
spotlessly clean i would definitely stay here again
excellent comfortable clean place with everything you need
very clean and organized and easy to access
very clean room and comfortable bed with everything you could need
liz is an amazing host
hosted by helpful people
host was very accommodating and helpful i would definitely stay again
liz was a lovely host friendly and had great knowledge of the town
liz was very helpful with anything i needed
brilliant location and perfect location for carlow town
very nice place central location very comfortable
it’s a perfect location while staying in carlow
outstanding value and great location
great place in the middle of carlow
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9. Cozy abode for solo traveler

Be welcomed by the warm smiles and hospitality of the hosts of this vacation home. Guests are encouraged to unwind and relax in the comfort of the welcoming living spaces. This home is best suited for the solo traveler who is looking for the perfect home base for exploration of the town. There is a bedroom with its own private ensuite. Located in a quiet, friendly neighbourhood, guests can definitely escape the hustle and bustle of the city while being just a stone’s throw away from the centre.

Double Room ensuite in Suburbia, for 1 or 2 ppl
31 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

10. Self-contained apartment for two

For that home away from home experience, look no further than this delightful bungalow offering a private room for up to two guests. The vacation rental has been furnished with warm tones and is conveniently located near public transport options. For a day trip to the city of Dublin, guests can catch a cab which is a one-hour drive. Alternatively, guests are encouraged to explore the little nooks and crannies of Carlow Town which is a mere five-minute walk away. The friendly hosts will eagerly point out their favourite hotspots and watering holes.

Self contained Annex Carlow Town
30 reviews
Entire bungalow 2 Beds

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Carlow is just waiting to be explored so experience comfort and hospitality in one of these vacation rentals today.

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