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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We recently stayed at Vaughan's for 4 nights, it has to be one of the best places we have stayed and we have stayed at a lot of places around the world. The physical attributes of the hotel are great, with very good sized rooms, a great bar and even better dining room. The hotel is located a short walk...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

It is so rewarding to read that our efforts are appreciated. I have very little training to do really as my team are all attentive caring professionals who enjoy serving others. Long may it continue Thank you for your custom and THANK you to all my wonderful staff

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I believe the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, and Aran Islands pull up the prices of accommodation in this area, but compared to other places we stayed in Ireland, Vaughan Lodge seemed to be twice the price for about the same product. It is more like a hotel than a B&B and is close to restaurants in town. Breakfast was...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, We are glad you enjoyed our service and hotel. It is a hotel alright and not a B&B .... we have never advertised it as anything other than a full service four star hotel. The stay here cost Eur70 per person bed and breakfast on the night in question. Looking through the other places the...

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 July 2014

My husband and I and another couple recently returned from a golfing trip to Ireland. Our travel specialists, SGH Golf, booked us into this small boutique hotel in Lahinch. What a find! This is billed as a small luxury hotel and restaurant and was everything as advertised and more. The owner, Michael Vaughn, was terrific and chatted with us on...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

We would like to agree with you as being a must stay hotel!! Lol We work hard to deliver a great standard to all our guests. Your review encourages us to continue our quest

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Our group consisted of four couples on a nine day golf and sightseeing trip to Ireland. We stayed at the Trident Hotel in Kinsale for two nights, the Malton in Killarney for four and spent the last two nights of our vacation in Lahinch. The Vaughn Lodge exceeded our expectations enormously. Two things were particularly impressive. First of all, the...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to deliver to your exacting standards !! We enjoyed your company and custom. It is so nice when guests get to stay more than a night or two with us as we can get to know them and their needs and have the opportunity to delight them a little!! Come visit anytime

Chicago
Reviewed 10 July 2014

If you are in the Lahinch area it is a MUST stay. The location is perfect to reaching all areas of interest and right around the corner from the golf course. They have a restaurant that serves up the best hospitality and the food is better than excellent. You can experience the warmth of home in the lobby room for...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Family best describes our hotel. The team here are almost family after so many years with some and the new arrivals are always cherished!! Staff members recommend their friends and family to work with us so it does become a bit clubby for our guests. We are so delighted that you chose to share your experiences with other TA members!...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Vaughan lodge in Lahrich County Clare we booked it on line before we left Australia and stayed there for 2 nights we wish we could have stayed longer - this hotel was one of the best we had stayed in our travels around Ireland - right in the heart of two great Golf courses All the staff at Vaughan Lodge...

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mavaughan, General Manager at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

We are all so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Emily is indeed a great asset to our team and she brightens up every morning she contributes to guest service. I really am blessed to have a wonderful team of committed service people who really do like to help others get full enjoyment from their visit to Lahinch. Thank you for...

North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 7 July 2014

In same group as Eric B. In June 2014 and agree with his assessment. The best lodging we had in two weeks touring Ireland. You can't go wrong staying here. Short walk to town, golf course even closer....quiet but convenient location, clean modern rooms, great food, Nice lounge .....personable, friendly staff.

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am not certain what has brought the average score down on this review but our hotel is more suited to smaller groups and couples than larger groups who sometimes expect something different to what we offer. We are glad you enjoyed your visit nonetheless

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Stayed with a 16 person group for 2 days. Michael the owner was great even accomodating an earlier than usual breakfast for our early check out. Roy the night manager will keep you entertained with his stories. Just a great experience.

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review You certainly did enjoy yourselves when you visited

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 July 2014

We stayed at the Vaughan Lodge on the last night of a wonderful trip of the Kerry/Clare coastline.We booked this hotel on the strength of the reviews on this site, and once again got exactly what we expected and nothing less.The hotel itself looks and feels newly built and our room was very much to our liking,with a balcony overlooking...

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mavaughan, Owner at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for a thoughtful review. prices are above average alright but then we aim to deliver on service value. The real difficulty in matching an average in a very seasonal location as ours is that it becomes uneconomic and standards will soon slip if the price point does not allow for re-investment. Hopefully our guests will be as agreeable...

Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stayed here just one night to play Lahinch. We arrived early and they accommodated us with an early check in. The room was spacious by European standards. The hotel appears to be family owned and operated. Every staff member we encountered treated us like they had a stake in the hotel and wanted our experience to be outstanding, They...

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mavaughan, Manager at Vaughan Lodge, responded to this review

As my sister is in the habit of saying .... "Nice things happen to nice people" and clearly you deserved to be treated as one of our own family which is what we try to achieve. There is one exception to that though .... we would not ask you to help us clean up later lol! Hospitality and service should...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star designer lodge hotel with 22 bedrooms. Situated overlooking Lahinch Golf Links and the Atlantic Ocean. Purpose built in 2005 and run by 4th generation local hotel family. Host Michael and Maria Vaughan - Seafood Restaurant ( open normallly Tuesday night to Saturday night - please check at time of booking ), Lounge, Free broadband, spacious accommodations, Drying Room, Putting Green, Free Car parking. Open March to November ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vaughan Lodge

Address: Ennistymon Road, Lahinch, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Lahinch
Price Range: $239 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vaughan Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Some rooms look over the golf course but many onto the car park so ask if important”
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