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Dolphin Beach House

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Winthrop, Washington
Reviewed 24 July 2013

We found this lovely spot online while researching Ireland. Our family does not usually stay at B&B's but we were pleasantly surprised with The Dolphin Beach House. We arrived late one night after getting lost and they held dinner for us ( the other half of our group had already arrived) and stayed after to make sure everything was just...

1Thank RRKW
Ramsey, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Five years ago on our 40th wedding anniversary we stayed at the beautiful Dolphin Beach House B&B and loved it. It was our first time staying in Clifden, a town where my mother had lived for part of her childhood, and which we enjoyed. This time we didn't hesitate to return and were surprised and delighted to be given an...

2Thank mary b
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2013

This is one of those hotel 'finds' that are so exceptional you think hard before sharing. The charm of Dolphin Beach House unfolds slowly but surely. The location is superb, on the coast of the evocatively-named Lower Sky Road, ten minutes' drive from Clifden. The house itself consists of an old stone cottage cleverly extended to incorporate nine (I think)...

3Thank SusanSturrock
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights: The house is in a very cute location, with its own small pebbly beach. The house itself is spotlessly clean. The hosts, in particular Clodagh, are very friendly and welcoming, we felt like we were sincerely welcome and she was exceptionally kind and helpful. The breakfasts are absolutely super! I highly recommend this place.

2Thank thzurich
Reviewed 1 July 2013

This B & B was our first stop on our first visit to Ireland. Our hostess was welcoming and allowed us to check in early. The rooms were wonderful and the views, especially from the dining area, were even better. Location was easy to find, but one lane road made us wish it was closer to town.

2Thank Maggimcc3
Leicester, England
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We stayed here for one night on a recent trip around this part of Ireland and would definitely stay again. The setting is wonderful and the welcome was warm. Our room was very impressive with excellent attention to detail. We called in advance so were able to order an evening meal which was a good move as we couldn't really...

2Thank Happytraveller08
Homer Glen, Illinois
Reviewed 13 June 2013

I just loved our stay here. I made friends with a horse, I called him "white horse,"- very creative, I know. And he is a bold friend who will want to frolic with you if you come to visit him in the fields nearby. All joking aside... My friend and I were traveling through the area and stayed here for...

2Thank JB AC B
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 10 June 2013

A friend and I stayed here for 2 nights on a recent trip to Ireland. The house is simply gorgeous with a beautiful view of the bay. Wildflowers and green hills make the location very picturesque. Clodagh Foyle was very warm and hospitable and the daily breakfast was delicious. She had very good suggestions about where to spend our time...

3Thank SandsLVT
Reviewed 6 June 2013 via mobile

Clodagh Foley continues a family tradition of gracious and warm hospitality. We could not have dreamed of a more perfect venue, perched above the bay, 10 minutes from Clifden centre. Spectacular views, great and hearty Irish breakfast ( and if you are lucky Clodagh will be serving dinner ( call ahead). The rooms are spic-and-span, comfy, very nicely decorated. We...

2Thank jbenherman
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Spent 4 days based in Connemara and anchored here at this beautiful guesthouse in Clifden. Not only did we get everything we were expecting but when my tripod broke I was given access to the basement and tools to put my overworked tripod back together. Great Breakfast overlooking the bay with the best breakfast view I ever had. Speaking with...

2Thank mark g

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

Additional Information about Dolphin Beach House

Address: Lower Sky Road, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range: $59 - $76 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 760margueritej, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A little bit outside of Clifden so plan ahead if you don't have a car”
 of 5 bubbles 247genevah, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a sea view”
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 of 5 bubbles philtraveller, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a view of the water.”
 of 5 bubbles iowatraveler560, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have stunning views, the rooms on the ground floor, however have access to the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles majdw, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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