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Dolphin Beach House

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Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This B&B is located along a single lane road out on a peninsula in Connemara. It's a fun drive getting there. The house is lovely, with big rooms all with ensuites and some with ocean views. Breakfast was terrific, too. About 20 minutes from Clifden town, but amazingly wild and private. Nice walks along the headland and well positioned for...

Thank BuzzieFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here seven years ago, why did I wait so long before returning to this gem of a place? Lush greenery, sprightly weather with gentle rains, sunshine and shifting light. Just love it here. Clodagh is a charming host and a delight to chat with. The whole ambience of Dolphin Beach House is welcoming. The Peacock room is so comfortable,...

Thank strandedstarfish
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely guesthouse on waters edge close to Clifden,Spacious comfortable rooms ,most of which have outdoor terraces with walkway down to waters edge. Breakfast is served overlooking coast with large outdoor terrrace for a sunny day.

Thank clarelor
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

On my last visit to Ireland I stayed at this luxury accommodation! My stay was made so much better because the staff were ever so pleasant and went out of their way to ensure I enjoyed every second of my stay.

Thank John C M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The road to Dolphin Beach is narrow and tricky but worth the drive to arrive at such a gorgeous location. The rooms are charming with hand carved headboards and lovely water views. The property is beautifully situated and I could have stayed on site all day just to relax and enjoy the view. Clodagh and Dara are charming hosts who...

Thank Marguerite J
Lake Forest Park, Washington
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Not only is this one of my favorite parts of Ireland, this may now be my favorite places to stay. The Dolphin Beach House is off the beaten path was absolutely perfect. The views were gorgeous, comfy bed, nice communal area, and a delicious breakfast. We were there with only 5 people total at the bed and breakfast (the owner...

Thank Geneva H
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We spent 3 lovely nights there this week. The food, staff, facility were excellent. Clifden has ample restaurants to choose from & bars to quench your thirst and listen to music for 3 - 5 nights. This location is a distance from Clifden and it is well worth paying for a taxi to take you to and from. Besides, Michael...

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 October 2016

On our driving trip though Ireland, we stayed at Dolphin Beach for two nights, planned as a bit of a break after long days of driving and attempting to see all the sights that we could. It was just perfect! The ocean view from our room and from the dining room was spectacular. We loved the town of Clifden and...

Thank kathleenskrick
Bristol UK
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Wow... Such a lovely location, with attentive and friendly Clodagh and her team. We had a small room (the Green Room) on the ground floor ..and were delighted with it. Underfloor heating keeps it cosy. The clever layout means you're hardly aware of other guests - each room's panoramic window is set to not overlook any other. Definitely a restful...

Thank philtraveller
Westford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed in the Dolphin Beach House just below the B&B in June and it was absolutely perfect! The location right on the water is magnificent and the house itself - which is huge- is wonderful. Every room in the house has a water view and the layout is amazing with one super king bedroom at one end with the...

Thank SnowshoeSherry

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Dolphin Beach House

Address: Lower Sky Road, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range: $61 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Dolphin Beach House Hotel Clifden
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“Worth the extra money for a water view.”
760margueritej, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A little bit outside of Clifden so plan ahead if you don't have a car”
247genevah, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a sea view”
  • Sky Road views
philtraveller, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a view of the water.”
iowatraveler560, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have stunning views, the rooms on the ground floor, however have access to the gardens”
majdw, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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