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“Peaceful, but wonderful base to explore Connemara”
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24 reviews
Rear elevation
Sitting Room with open fire
Bedroom No 1 (Double with Ensuite)
Fully fitted kitchen
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Bedroom No 2 (Twin)
Bedroom No 3 (Double/Single Bunk)
Gleanntrasna
Kylemore Abbey
Connemara National Park
Maoinis Beach
Maam Cross
Roundstone Village
Killary Harbour - Ireland's only fjord
Screebe Fishery.
Approaching Gleanntrasna.
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
County Galway, Western Ireland

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Mgambo
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Peaceful, but wonderful base to explore Connemara”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We spent a most relaxing week, either at the cottage of exploring the coast and villages of county Galway. Sean is friendly, helpful and made us most welcome. Even Paddy the beekeeper showed us his bees, and the local farmer was also very friendly.

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Liked best: Peaceful location
Liked least: Lack of internet connection
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Kampen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Comfort of the cottage and location/area
Liked least: No wifi
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Annonay, France
Reviewed 26 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: View. Calm and practical.
Liked least: Modern style.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Clean and everything worked as it should.
Liked least: Nothing to dislike.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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KathieMcG
Kildare
2 reviews
“Lovely house in a glorious location”
Reviewed 7 January 2013 for a stay in August 2012

We spent a fabulous week with two teenagers in this house in August 2012. The location of the house was amazing with the lakes and mountains of Connemara right outside the back door. The house was spotless and very well appointed with everything you would need and very comfortable beds. The owner couldn't have been more helpful and nothing was too much trouble. It was a great central location for exploring both further out into Connemara or back in towards Galway city but the real joy of this house was the peace, tranquility and stunning views. Highly recommended.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 October 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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people found this review helpful

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Roussillon, Rhone-Alpes, France
Reviewed 7 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Quiet, wonderfull view,
Liked least: Little bit far away from cities and no local shops
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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