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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stayed here for three nights with Philip and Mary Murphy and they are great hosts! Very well maintained and presented property with a lounge available for guests. Toiletries are in place and fair sized toilets. Very near Ballyvaughan but away from the main road. Great views of the Burren country from here and a large farmland adjoining it. Great value... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed at Dolmen Lodge for three nights and it was the most rewarding experience. Situated in a quiet part of the beautiful Burren in co Clare, we got a warm welcome, great information and advice from Mary and Philip, super breakfasts and our room was large, comfortable, well-equipped and spotless. It was so peaceful at night, just what we... More 

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Pasadena, Newfoundland and Labrador
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71 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We arrived late because we were sightseeing in the area during a sunny day. Another couple also "arrived late" just before us for the same reason. A few minutes after we arrived at a restaurant in Ballyvaughan (1km), we saw the owner and her husband in the same restaurant. The next morning, we were told that breakfast was served between... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Wonderful people, our hostess took time with us and the property is wonderful. After a day in the car you can take a walk around the property. Our rooms were wonderful with plenty of room and warm and comfy. The breakfast was amazing and the view is awesome. They were helpful in directing us to local sites of interest and... More 

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Ballston Lake, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

What a lovely location - beautiful countryside surrounded by the dramatic view of the Burren landscape!! Mary Kyne and her husband,Philip are wonderful hosts - we were a party of 7 as our daughter and her family traveled with us. The accommodations were lovely,breakfast included homemade jams and chutney! It was great to start each day with a walk or... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Dolmen lodge is off the N but the signs guide you in. The setting is spectacular. The surrounding garden is lush. The views extend to the burden hills and the bay. The Fantastic walk is at hand. Our room was upstairs under a sloping ceiling and the bathroom was tiny. However, the bed was very comfortable and the room was... More 

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Maineville, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This B&B was a treat. It is nestled in The Burren with amazing views. The gardens with stone sculptures around the inn were incredible. Our hostess, Mary, was warm and welcoming in this clean and modern home. Very enjoyable with a spectacular breakfast served in a room with outstanding views.

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Camden Maine USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2012

We loved this B&B, the rooms were spacious and charmingly furnished, clean and bright. Million-dollar views out every window — the Burren or Galway Bay. Proximity to village loop hiking trail is a real plus and one of the reasons we initially stopped here, but found the entire package so delightful we stayed longer. Ballyvaughan is one of the nicest... More 

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The Netherlands
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2009

This B&B has an impressive location - with beautiful views of the burren landscape and down to the bay. The room/bathroom, although clean, wasn't the most spacious but it fulfilled our needs. The shower in the bath (room 4) isn't suited for anyone over 1.70m as it is in the eaves of the house and you wouldn't be able to... More 

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cambridge uk
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2008

We recently returned from a 3-night stay at Dolmen Lodge & had an excellent time there. Mary Kyne & her husband are charming people, very welcoming & helpful, and even cracked open a bottle of wine for us on our last night, with accompanying snacks. Their house is modern, spotlessly clean and comfortable and is surrounded by magnificant views. The... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elegant farm house, scenic setting. Panoramic views of Galway Bay and Burren. Quiet, peaceful 1 km from Ballyvaughan. Dilliard/Causin recommended. Ideal for walking/cycling the Burren. Safe, sandy beach 3 km. Convenient to Cliffs of Moher and Aran Islands. Signposted on N67, Ballyvaughan/Galway road. Irish spoken. Garden for visitors use. "A lovely home in a beautiful place". Open: 15th March - 20th October (Off season bookings by arrangement) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolmen Lodge

Address: Tonarussa, Ballyvaughan | Clare , Ireland, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Ballyvaughan
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Dolmen Lodge Ballyvaughan, Ireland - The Burren
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“All rooms are well located”
 of 5 bubbles K_Rajiv, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are very handy”
 of 5 bubbles zoed177, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms have sloping ceilings.”
 of 5 bubbles RoseZbud, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
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