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Dun Aoibhinn House

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

... but I mistakenly it seems assumed that "bed and breakfast" meant what it said. When we arrived there were tables laid and ready for breakfast the next morning, but when we got up, no one in sight and the breakfast room was locked.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice big room, bed comfortable. Small bathroom with easy to regulate shower. Smelt a bit of smoke, but once you are used to it, it is liveable. Very close to city centre - easy short walk, and your'e in town.

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Clare, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this is going to be the worst review I have ever written. I'll stick to the facts. Smell in the place reminiscent of student days.... must, garbage, smoke. Unclean floors, torn furniture. Beautiful paintings on the wall and the host is quite helpful as pluses. Room: doorknob falling off, obviously dipped bed, plug in heater for heat, thin duvet,...

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here last night as I was meeting a few friends for dinner around the corner. The only 2 things going for it are the location close to town & the fact that it's not too expensive. I stayed in the single room. First thing I noticed was that there were a few hairs on the sheets. Questionable if...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We went to check in early and we were told to return at appropriate check in time at 15:00. When we arrived back at 3 there was nobody there. The home and mobile number were going straight to voicemail. We waited and hour and left. We attempted again and had to seek alternative accommodation. We were only staying for 1...

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3Thank Geraldine F
Dublin
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The room was shabby and needed a good cleaning. There were cobwebs and spiders in the room and mould in the bathroom. I don't mind basic, but it needs to be clean. Breakfast was ok and the lady was nice. Good location and you can walk to the city centre in about 10 - 15 mins.

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1Thank Supernelly
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Firstly I must admit that I did not stay here due to the good fortune of a "broken shower"....However, I believe this is due to the owner purposefully overbooking the rooms as he expects people to leave and some poor souls will have no choice but to stay. We were left waiting outside the building for over an hour, we...

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1Thank irishcherrywine
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Location very good near town €5 in taxi Room very small and poky Only heating was a portable heater Cheap at €50 but not even worth that The credit card machine was out of order There was no staff to be found when you wanted them I had to knock st kitchen door for service for breakfast Lock on door...

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Thank ros22
Ireland
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I had no choice but stay here for 2 nights as it was all I could afford. The place was not cleaned from the people who were here before me! And I couldn't find the owner anytime after I checked in to even tell him! I took my makeup off the first night and went to put a cotton bud...

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

I was recommended this place by a local first and foremost. It's walking distance from all the clubs and bars. The owner is so nice and so personable. It's well heated, I had a brand-new shower in my room, I don't know what these other people are talking about sounds like they have unrealistic expectations, I stayed here for €30...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dun aoibhinn house is a beautifully restored period style residence in Galway city. It is located within 5minutes walk of the city centre and within 5 mins walk to the beach in Salthill, National university of Ireland(nuig)and university college hospital Galway(uchg)Dun aoibhinn house is an ideal base from which to enjoy the capital of the west and its beautiful surroundings,enjoy the wonderfull shopping on offer, go to the theatre, museum, relax and enjoy a meal in one of the citys fantastic restaurants,or visit any of the numerous city pubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dun Aoibhinn House

Address: Dun Aoibhinn 12 Saint Mary's Road, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $53 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for one of the larger rooms.”
  • View out the back
  • Tiny corner room
 of 5 bubbles wendys105, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Small doubles are small (exactly as the name suggests) two people my like to consider the larger doubles”
 of 5 bubbles NandKWill, 5 Jun 2012 | Read review
“dont get the single room”
  • shower and sink
 of 5 bubbles 49081, 16 Aug 2011 | Read review
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