Fitzgerald's Irish Bed & Breakfast

47 Mentor Avenue , Painesville, OH 44077 USA (Show map)


Fitzgerald's Irish Bed & Breakfast offers Irish hospitality in a unique 16-room French Tudor built in 1937. You will be charmed by its unique castle-like architecture. Very different from a hotel, Fitzgerald's Irish Bed & Breakfast was ranked fourth in the U.S. and Canada for best interior design and decor. Fitzgerald's offers four guest rooms, each with private bath. Come and admire the stirring architecture of the common areas indoors or lounge on the sun porch while enjoying the park-like yard to watch the migrating birds. Near Cleveland, Mentor and Kirtland, in Lake County. Just a short drive away are some of the most-visited trails and beaches in the Great Lakes region, along with opportunities to sail, swim, cross-country ski, golf, shop and more. Fitzgerald's Irish Bed & Breakfast is located 30 miles east of Cleveland in Painesville's historic district and is easily accessible from Route 2 or I-90. Our guests return again and again for the hospitality and fabulous breakfasts!



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.4

Amazing B&B

5 on September 24, 2017

Fitzgerald’s is hands down the best B&B I’ve ever stayed at. Debra and Tom not only make you feel like you’re visiting family, the house makes you feel like you’ve stepped into another world completely. Very highly recommended.

Amazing return stay!

5 on September 12, 2017

My husband and I were so excited to return to Fitzgerald's! We first stayed for a few nights in December of 2015. Tom and Debra are SO welcoming, and amazing hosts. We always arrive a bit late (9 pm), due to traveling from the west coast, and they could not be kinder about this. We were able to stay for 5 nights this time, and I hated to leave. The house is incredible, so much attention to detail. We LOVE the Bushmill's room, on the third floor. Everything is SPOTLESS, throughout the house.

Fantastic Place! Definitely recommend! Inn keeper Tom attended to all our needs. Beautiful and clean..

5 on August 20, 2017

Loved it! Very Clean and Charming. Just half hour to Cleveland. Lovely community.

Anniversary weekend

4.8 on August 15, 2017

We had a great time and stay at the Fitzgeralds B&B. The breakfasts were great and filling. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. We would stay again.

Birthday weekend

4.6 on August 02, 2017

We came to celebrate a 70th birthday and tour the Geneva Wineries. Debra and Tom were very friendly. Debra greeted us at the back gate and showed us around when we arrived. The backyard was lovely and also had a comfortable back porch. as well as the house. Breakfast was only served at 9;00 and we had to leave for an unexpected appointment at 8. They offered to make eggs for us. They were able to serve coffee before we left though. Sunday breakfast was lovely. We purchased the package which included some snacks and champagne as well as roses in the room. Most importantly it included a couple's massage at a local salon. It was a short walk and proved to be very relaxing. We had dinner Friday at a local fish tavern. The food and service were great. We enjoyed our stay and would return in the future. We love visiting local wineries. Many have outside patios and music along with fun appetizers. Lake County has a Medieval Fair for several weekends in the summer which is also a fun event.

Beautiful home, wonderful time spent here

5 on July 29, 2017

My wife and I stayed just one night, and we can't wait to be back next year. Truly a great home with a lot of character. The Bushmills room was excellent. Modern amenities, with lots of Irish charm. The stocked mini fridge and snacks were a welcome surprise. Very relaxing backyard, just wonderful time.

Restful retreat

4.6 on July 28, 2017

Tom and Debra are delightful innkeepers . They were exceptionally accommodating and we had a lovely stay.

Authentic Irish B & B

4.8 on July 16, 2017

A great place to stay! Gracious innkeepers! Wonderful breakfast! Highly recommended!

Enjoyed the ducks!

5 on July 01, 2017

We typically stay at B&B's and this experience was Wunderbar!! The owners, Tom and Debra are genuine. We stayed two nights and felt VERY relaxed. The house is comfortable and spacious. We stayed in The Dublin Room. The bathroom is just a few steps down the hall. We took advantage of the outside seating and we're entertained by their ducks. Breakfast was delicious. We will be back! Juergen and Beth Martin-Skaneateles NY

Great getaway

4.6 on June 04, 2017

We had a cozy, comfy room. The Inn sitters were helpful, acommodating, and fun to talk with. Breakfast was well presented and delicious. It is a beautiful home in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to many things. It was a sweet retreat.

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Rooms & Rates

Dublin Room

This room features a cherry sleigh bed and matching bedroom furniture by Pennsylvania House. Also in this room is an antique desk and a reclining wingback chair. This room is large and spacious; measures 14' x 20'

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Mayo Room

The Mayo Room measures 15' x 19' and features a beautiful 4 poster bed and a twin sleeper sofa.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Bushmills Room

The Bushmills Room (17'x14')provides a cozy and private space on the 3rd floor all to yourselves. It has been recently renovated to include a jucuzzi tub, roman shower, microwave, refrigerator and sink. It provides the ultimate getaway hideaway!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150 - $150

Galway Room

The Galway Room features a huge glamour bathroom with a large corner jacuzzi, his and her sinks, and seperate shower. The bedroom has a beautiful queen size bed, Irish crystal lamps, a high definition LCD flat screen tv and a dvd/cd player. This is a very popular room!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$150 - $150

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Location Type

Small town


Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.) 40 miles

Directions to property:

Fitzgerald's Irish Bed & Breakfast is located 25 miles east of Cleveland in downtown Painesville, and is easily accessible from Route 2 or I-90. From Route 2, exit at the Route 283/535, Painesville exit. (Richmond Street). At the exit ramp light, turn left and go south 1 mile. At the Painesville Square, turn right on Mentor Avenue. Fitzgerald's Irish Bed & Breakfast is the first house on the left.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Holden Arboretum, Lake Erie College, Lake Farmpark, Kirtland Morman Temple, Lake Erie beaches, wineries, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Secretarial services, Telephone, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Sailing, Shopping, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4:30 - 8:00 p.m
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited children 13 or over
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: No deposit required, however cancellation policy applies
  • Cancellations: If cancelled two weeks prior, a full refund can be expected. If cancelled within two weeks no refund, unless room is rerented.
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Debra & Tom Fitzgerald

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Running, biking, and gardening.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Signature Dish

Ham and Egg Breakfast Braid
Our Ham and Egg Breakfast Braid is one of our most requested recipes. A flaky croissant is wrapped around scrambled eggs and a layer of maple cured ham. Most breakfasts are also served with one of Tom's many specialty scones. You will love them!


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Special Package

Discount For Multiple Days

The rates posted are for one night stays. Contact us directly at (440)639-0845 to receive discounted rates for booking 2 or more consecutive nights.

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