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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We arrived back in the States yesterday after 16 days in Ireland. We spent all of our time in the western coastal regions with the exception of 2 days near Cork at Ballymaloe House. The Quay House is a special place, in a very special place. The hotel is situated on the harbor in Clifden, and literally a nine iron... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Paddy and Julia Foyle have created a fabulous place to stay at in Clifden. We stayed in the Napoleon Room which was very spacious with separate sitting area which had 3 way window and door views of the tidal estuary. The atmosphere is warm, friendly and fascinating with all the memorablia they have collected over the years and the hospitality... More 

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Colchester
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Quay House overlooks the harbour and is found slightly away from the town centre. Julia and Patrick are excellent hosts and do everything they can to make your stay a memorable one. The town itself is very busy in season but has lots to offer in terms of Irish hospitality. As the coast of Co Galway is among the... More 

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Brussels
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Our high expectations were surpassed. The moment we walked in the front door, we knew this would be a special stay ... and it was. Julia and Paddy welcomed us like friends and made us feel at home in their magnificently decorated house full of antiques and art. We were offered a choice of rooms at the top of the... More 

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Bound Brook, New Jersey
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

This place is really fun. It feels like you are stepping back in time. They have many antiques all over and a bit quirky but fun. The breakfast was one of the best in Ireland we had and the hosts extremely friendly and accommodating.

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Thank James46317
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The most special place. Julie and Paddy made us feel most welcome. The rooms are delightful and very comfortable. I am somewhat a bed linen "snob" and was extremely satisfied with the top quality linens. The food at breakfast was wonderful with a great selection. Their son Toby is an excellent chef. Wish we had stayed longer than just two... More 

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

the rooms were soooo delightfully decorated. The hosts were so welcoming. The breakfast was amazing - everything so fresh and so much variety. The location was perfect, close enough to walk to town and far enough away to be peaceful and quiet.

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

We just completed a multi week tour of Ireland and thought this one deserved a special review. amazing decorations all around- the breakfast was very tasty- the staff was so helpful with guidance to town, sites, and transportation- even driving us around in a pinch!

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Oceanside, California
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

Fantastic 1 night stay on our way around Ireland. We enjoyed the room decorated in all sorts of animal prints and horns....Very comfy and fun. Julia couldn't have been nicer and her sons cooking, the BEST. A gorgeous setting as well.

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My cousin and I recently had the pleasure of a two night stay at Quay House. We received a warm welcome from Julia, Paddy and their lovely little dogs Banjo and Blossom. Our room was spacious (more like a suite) and overlooked the beautiful Clifden Harbour. The house itself is full of interesting artifacts, giving it a museum-like quality. There... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Quay House

Address: Beach Road, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range: $201 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Quay House Hotel Clifden
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“Book a room facing the bay. Great to watch the fisherman come and go, plus the birds and gulls are fun to watch!”
 of 5 bubbles catladi, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Treat yourself to a front facing.......mmm”
 of 5 bubbles Frasaluk, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room have "Themes". I asked not to be given the one with the trophy animal skins!”
 of 5 bubbles Dogsleftathomeagain, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all but 2 (I believe) have harbor views”
 of 5 bubbles rick112242, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors esp. those at the front overlooking the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles Resigned, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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