The Stables
A Unique Stay on The Barrow Blueway

Stay in one of two unique self-catered stables in the heart of Monasterevin. Explore the local area which offers many walks, history, shopping and much more.

A home away from home

The Stables are located in the heart of 'The Venice of Ireland', Monasterevin, Co Kildare.

Situated in the garden of Hibernian House, these 150 year-old stables have been lovingly restored by Lisa-Marie and Kevin Duffy.
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About the location

Monasterevin is a town located in Co. Kildare on the border of Co. Laois. Often referred to as the Venice of Ireland, Monasterevin boasts a rich history of canal transport, woollen mills & whiskey production. The meeting of The Grand Canal over the River Barrow means Monasterevin is home to one of Ireland's unique Aqueducts.

A short drive from many of South Kildare's most exciting tourist attractions a trip to Monasterevin should be on your list!


Everything it is a lil Gem of a space and we will be visiting again. 🌸

Julia 5 June 2022

The cabin is perfect for us . l love everything . complimentary scones with cream and jam were provided for us on check in . Katie is prompt to reply and assist us at all times from booking to check in . The cabin is beautifully designed and decorated . All the basics are there for a comfortable stay . Bedsheet is white and clean . We have a lot of privacy and if we do need anything just ask and I am sure they will be provided .

Semangeline 29 May 2022

The scones and coffee machine were a nice touch

Binions 27 May 2022

The property was stunning inside and out. Finished off to a very high standard and was equipped with everything you need. Lisa-Marie was very helpful when it came to recommendations for places to eat and responded quickly to any questions I had.

Dolores 27 May 2022
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That beautiful autumn sun!
Here’s to a beautiful weekend ahead…. Enjoy the sunshine! Stay safe 

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What a glorious morning! The sun has made a very welcome return. Have a wonderful Sunday x
Hello 👋🏻 There’s been lots of news faces here over recent days so thought I’d so a little intro -

We’re a small self catering accommodation provider located in Monasterevin, Co. Kildare. Known as the Venice of Ireland Monasterevin offers people a unique place to stay on the banks of the River Barrow and The Grand Canal. 

We are ideally located for shopping in Kildare Village, walking or cycling of the upcoming Barrow Blueway, racing at the Curragh and many more South Kildare activities. 

Our 150 year old renovated Stables offer visitors a unique and comfortable place to stay with a touch of flare. 

For more visit our website in bio. 

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A little throw back to this day 2020 - endlessly painting woodwork for the exterior of The Stables. There’s a whole lot of love in every part of these buildings making them a perfect ‘home away from home’ stay. 

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Beautiful sunny evening on the Barrow Blueway 

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New sign is up! 

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What a difference two years can make. 

This was one of our Stables on this day 2020 - today we welcomed our 55th guest!

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We are immensely proud to have received our certificate of approval as a Fáilte Ireland accommodation provider. As a new business this is a huge step for us. Thanks to all who have supported us along the way. 

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We had a glimpse of Summer over the weekend - It's on the way! 

A huge thank you to Dónal Harrison for our beautiful new photos for the website. Particularly love this one of the guest patio. The perfect spot for a morning coffee with the newspaper. 

Our summer is filling up fast so if you're looking for a little getaway along the Barrow check out our website for availability.
We're delighted to have welcomed some of our first guests in recent weeks. Here's a sample of what they've had to say about their stay: 

✅ "You need to stay here to see how amazing the stables truly are!....the rooms were cosy, comfortable, so clean. The details the owners have gone to is amazing...We will definitely be returning. There is not one fault to find in staying in the beautiful stables."

✅ "everything about the stables was magical."

✅ "Loved having the coffee machine & the scones & jam were a lovely touch"

✅ "quiet in Good location and feels like home."

If you'd like to experience The Stables for your next short break, book via link in our Bio ✨
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