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Merriman Hotel

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“thatched roof”(18 reviews)
“lovely hotel”(11 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had lunch in the bar area. Lots of seating. The food was very tasty with good servings and the staff and service was friendly and efficient. I would recommend to any traveler or if you just want a good feed.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rolled into the Merriman on my bike last Saturday evening wet worst for wear. After booking in straight to the shower which was fantastic. Then into the bar for a hot coffee. We were in a group of 50 people and we had a choice...More

Thank Charles O
Response from MerrimanHotel, General Manager at Merriman HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi Charles, thanks for your kind message and it was such a pleasure hosting you guys - and for such a worthy cause. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay here and we look forward to welcoming you back again next year. Hopefully the weather may...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to the Merriman hotel recently to attend a hen party. From start to finish the staff could not have been more helpful. The rooms were really nice. Very clean and well equipped. A kettle in the room which is always appreciated. The bed...More

Thank mudbug2014
Response from MerrimanHotel, General Manager at Merriman HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, thanks for your message and I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. You were, without doubt, the best behaved Hen Party we've had the pleasure to host! I hope the trip home to Cork went well, best of luck with the upcoming nuptials...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful homely comfortable hotel. Felt like home away from home. Room was neat and tidy. Lovely bar / restaurant with good food. Watching the locals is pretty entertaining. Loved the vibe and street view. Would visit again!

Thank LindieK11
Response from MerrimanHotel, General Manager at Merriman HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your kind message, it's very much appreciated, and I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you can return again soon! All the best, Ciarán

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve decided to stay in the village after visit to the Burren. Nice location, beautiful building and very clean room. Staffs were all professional yet friendly, specially the lady at the reception desk was so helpful. Our room was big enough for 3 of us,...More

Thank hihiromi
Response from MerrimanHotel, General Manager at Merriman HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review and we're absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to the staff, it's always very uplifting to receive such comments. All the best, Ciarán

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The Merriman is a 32 bedroom hotel located in the idyllic pier village of Kinvara, with its very own Dunguaire Castle (the most photographed in Ireland) located on the Wild Atlantic Way and the perfect base ...More for exploring the beautiful Burren. We are renowned for the high quality of our food and service and are the largest Thatched roof Hotel in Ireland. We provide free parking and also have a bespoke drying room for those travelling by bicycle or motorbike. You can securely store all your transport and equipment in our locked drying room. We have live Traditional music every Sunday including music on Thursday and Saturday nights. The attest addition to our hotel is the Turlough Whiskey bar serving an array of premium whiskies including our very own smooth Turlough Whiskey! Check our Facebook page for regular updates on events and promotions. Less
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Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$76 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Merriman Hotel Kinvara
Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Kinvara
Traveller (47)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (8)
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February 28, 2015|
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Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
There re several good places to stop and this would be a good one too. Galway Bay is a convenient walk from the hotel with lovely views. Make sure they get the lights and heat on to the room several hours before you arrive.
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"Rooms above the pub will be louder. Our room faced the street and was still peaceful."
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"They have an elevator"
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"Any room all rooms are on the 1st floor"
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"rear view room"
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