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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I would recommend this B&B for anyone staying in Mountshannon. We met Ursula when we arrived and she made us feel very welcome. We had a double room which was clean and very comfortable. The bathroom was also spotless with a great power shower. Ursula even supplied us with Hi-Vis jackets for our walk home from the town which is...

Thank Robbier07
UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your lovely review, it was great to meet you both. I didn't mind driving you to the pub as it can be daunting for people to walk a road they haven't travelled before especially in the dark! As my season has just started it's great to have such positive comments and thanks for taking the time...

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough about the hospitality I received whilst staying in the Hawthorn lodge, places like these are a must for any traveler, the warm kind decent reception is unrivalled. I stayed here on work business and meal times were moved to suit my needs. Thanks Ursula and choo and thanks for the hot whiskey!!😁😁

Thank Roghan H
UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Sincere thanks for your high praise in the review. We were delighted to have met you and enjoyed our chats together - it's what makes doing B & B interesting for us and I know it's of benefit to our visitors too as they learn more about the pleasures of exploring East Clare. We hope we meet again in the...

Ashville, Alabama
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Traveling with no reservations can be a nightmare, Ursula and Joel took us in just at dusk after we had traveled all day. They handed us a key and bade us welcome, then had to run out to a community meeting about a bird that was nesting nearby for the first time in like 100 years. Later when they returned...

Thank Artsonthelake
UrsulaCoClare, Manager at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review - May seems so long ago I'm delighted to thought enough of us to put up a lovely review. Our poor resident White Tailed Sea Eagles didn't produce a chick this year for the first time in years so we are hoping that 2017 will be more fruitful for them! Noel loves the farming...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights visiting a friend close by. It was a lovely BnB hosted by Ursula. Could not ask for a better location or host and would definitely stay again if in the area. We had a nice welcome despite arriving late, excellent breakfasts, including breakfast for an early start on the last day, a very spacious and...

Thank gmorient1
UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review, it was a pleasure to have met you and your friend and delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I enjoyed our morning chats and hearing about your day & night time experiences - great you met our local Film Producer. We look forward to meeting you again in the future sometime....

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

"What do you fancy for your breakfast in the morning?" "I think an omelette would be nice." "Ham? Cheese? Mushrooms? Tomato? Sausage?" "Yes, that would be nice. We'll see you in the morning." A sound sleep in a firm bed. A hot shower. Fresh coffee. Fresh tea. Cold milk and plenty of cereal choices. Just what's needed the morning after...

Thank woodenspoons
UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Thanks very much, I'm laughing at your unusual style of review - very refreshing and fantastic & God bless your appetite, you did a great job of polishing off most of that omelette (nice of you to keep a bit for the dogs!). It was a pleasure to have you back again this year and hope that Brexit doesn't prohibit...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I was attending a weekend course at the nearby Irish Seed Savers Association, (which was really good), and Hawthorn Lodge was one of their recommended B&Bs. It was a fantastic recommendation the accommodation was gorgeous, beautifully decorated and really clean. It was really accessible to the amenities in Mountshannon which is a lovely village and Ursula the owner is fantastic....

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UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review, it's always lovely & encouraging to get a positive endorsement that we are looking after our guests well and they leave happy. It was a pleasure to have met you and I hope that you will have more time on your next visit to Mountshannon to stay with us for a bit...

Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Where the B & B was clean and host friendly it does not stand up to it's 4 star rating. A big no no for me is a waterproof matress cover on an adults bed. Not very pleasent to wake up sweating during the night due to plastic under the sheet. Came in late at night to discover our bed...

1Thank Annette B
UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Hi Annette, I am so disappointed to read your review as not once during your stay with us did you mention anything about not being happy with any part of your bedroom, had you done so we could have done something to improve your experience. I could have changed the mattress protector which is cotton on top & rubber underneath...

Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 9 September 2016

On our weeklong trip around the country we stayed in a few B&Bs and this one was by far my favorite! We were traveling with a group, and we were welcomed warmly! Our rooms were so comfortable and cozy. The beds were comfortable, the shower was so nice after a day of traveling. My favorite touch is the glass bottle...

1Thank Heather C
UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Hi Heather, Thanks very much for the lovely review, we try to make our guests as comfortable as possible in every thing we do - you're right it's sometimes the little gestures that are appreciated the most - like giving out the hi viz jackets, torches, lifts to the pubs or restaurants etc.. We were delighted to meet you all...

Bakewell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

What a lovely place to stay. Clean, cosy, friendly and totally relaxing. The family made me feel so welcome - nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast set me up for the day - fresh, local produce, home made bread and peppermint tea! Good value for money. I would certainly recommend staying here. Thank you Ursula and Noel.

1Thank Lynette194
UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Hi Lynnette, Thanks a million for your lovely review, it was a pleasure having you stay with us and to have met you. We're delighted that you had such a lovely time in Mountshannon & Whitegate while you were here and we look forward to meeting you again sometime. It's nice to know we have friends in common! Cheers Ursula...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had a very nice stay at the Hawthorn Lodge. In fact, we spent two weeks traveling around Ireland and this was probably the best B&B we stayed at. It is just down the street from the main part of town. We had a lovely en-suite room and the bed was very comfortable. We enjoyed the full Irish breakfast and...

Thank Aileen M
UrsulaCoClare, Owner at Hawthorn Lodge B & B, responded to this review

Ah Thanks so much for the lovely review, it's so encouraging to hear such lovely comments. I hope it encourages people to come and stay with us as it helps keep us in business especially with the (unregulated) competition that's out there. It was a pleasure to have met you and I'm happy that you left with good memories of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 4*Failte Irl Approved & TripAdvisor Excellence 2016 Awarded, family run child & pet friendly B&B with 3 spacious bedrooms (all en-suite), free WiFi, TVs, tea/coffee/biscuits, power showers & hairdryers, etc. Private car park & large garden area. Only 1 km from Mountshannon with a great variety of restaurants & good value lively pubs. There's a bird's eye view of the rare White Tailed Sea Eagles at our harbour! Fishing, sailing, golfing, East Clare walkways, horse riding, pitch & putt & heritage investigation also available. An ideal base for touring East/West Clare, Galway, Limerick or Tippearary. Only 40 minutes from Shannon Airport & 2 hrs from Dublin or Cork. Looking forward to showing you what a real Irish welcome is like. Best value around - ring or email for quote! Ursula ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hawthorn Lodge B & B

Address: R352, Mountshannon, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Mountshannon
Price Range: $86 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Reasonably priced and ensuite was perfect.”
Artsonthelake, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 2, a double for single occupancy- lovely.”
Lynette194, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Near to river and harbour”
Jazlenjack, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Our bedroom was facing East and got the wonderful morning sunshine !”
ide2015, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All three rooms lovely.”
EithneCork, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
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