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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a wonderfull time in Hillside Lodge in the nice little Town of Clifden. The house is charming, the room cosy, the owners are very welcoming and the breakfast is delicious. Highly recommended!

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Thank marie_lisoir1
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed with Ruth for 2 nights (2 couples). The welcome was warm, from Ruth and her pups! The rooms were beautifully decorated, each with ample towels, tea service (including electric kettle), and plenty of plugs to charge electronics. It felt warm and inviting. We stayed in Rooms 1 and 6. Room 1 is the Beatles room. Water pressure was...

Thank Meredith O
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very friendly welcome from the proprietor and her 11 year old black Labrador. The room was nicely furnished and spacious. Great views. I spend half my life in expensive hotels for work and this place matches most of them. Location is about 1.5Km from Clifden centre.

Thank IanCass
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruth is a fabulous host and proprietor! She gave us excellent advice on things to do and places to go and eat. She is extremely nice and makes a fabulous breakfast. The rooms were comfortable and roomy! No wifi problems, and the showers were spacious and hot! This is a definite must-stay play if you are anywhere near Clifden!

Thank Laura V
Eze, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing part of the world , Great place to stay and to discover the area . The BnB was just relaxing and very confortable. The Room was spacious with all the commodity that you need. The Break fast was just perfect .. I recommend this cosy and Friendly Place

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped over for just one night on the way from Dublin to Inishbofin. Just a great place and only a short drive out of Clifton, this 'B&B' is a real gem. A fantastic welcome from Ruth and the two dogs. Beautiful lounge area and a wonderful room topped off with a first rate breakfast. We can't recommend it highly enough....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hillside Lodge was in a great spot in Clifden, just a few clicks from Clifden Center. We can't say enough about Ruth, the owner. She was one of the nicest people we'd ever met and so accommodating! Great recommendations for restaurants and an outstanding drive down to Roundstone. Offer up a walk for the pups, too. Worth it! Short...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent stay at the hillside lodge. Ruth and Stuart are very friendly hosts, their dogs are gorgeous and I loved the fact that guests can bring the dogs out for a walk. The rooms are comfortable and there are lots of homely touches. The hosts have gone out of their way to try and encourage guests to appreciate...

Thank Mikey3106
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Hey we got the U2 room! Even though we are not really fans of U2 the room was great and we spend some time looking at all the decoration from concerts and musician friends stuff etc. We skyped to our friend - U2 lover showing him around :) Anyway... nice B&B. good location. The castle is nearby (walking distance). Nice...

Thank crankCZ
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were truly sorry that we only spent one night at Hillside Lodge, next time we will definitely be staying longer it was that good. Ruth is a great host who makes you feel very welcome in the cosy surroundings. We had a front facing room which offered fantastic views especially early in the morning. The room and bathroom were...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stylish Bed and Breakfast located on the scenic Sky Road, five minutes from Clifden town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillside Lodge

Address: Sky Road, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range: $110 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hillside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room 3 seems to be the biggest and has a good view”
IanCass, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are just perfect and nicely decorated, i loved the suite with a Great Bed, bathroom and shower.. and a place to relaxe on a cozy couch , TV ... ”
brunothecoach, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views, music themed rooms.”
jonnywez, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in a Room with Beatles Theme.Very nice.But i think all rooms are good.”
johann-45, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose any, they are all great.”
silviah384, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
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