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The Quay House

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Nofrolk, VA
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We traveled to Ireland with 4 other couples during July 2013 and The Quay House was our very favorite B and B (we stayed at B and Bs throughout our 2 week stay). Julia and Paddy couldn't have been more hospitable or friendly. Two out of three of our rental cars had minor "encounters" with inanimate objects requiring some repairs....

1Thank NorfolkDianne
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 October 2013

A return visit and still the best---we love the Quay House and its quirkiness, we love the pugs, we love Julia and Paddy, we love Clifden, we love the wonderful breakfasts, we love the beautiful views. Sorry to be so over the top but this is just a great place and we were so happy to return. As others have...

1Thank mmob100
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2013

This is an amazing place. Each room has a theme. We stayed in the Napoleon room that was like a museum to all things Napoleon. This room had good views of the water. Our hosts gave us an introduction and each time we met them would have a conversation with us. As others have mentioned the breakfast is really special...

Thank lird5
Reviewed 26 October 2013

We spent seven nights at the Quay House. We adored it! Paddy and Julia we wonderful hosts and we felt that we were not just guests, but treated as friends, in a courteous manner. We stayed in room 6 (with lots of birds in it - is that the "Parrot" room?) which was at the top of the stairs but...

1Thank SpiritofByron
Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Our group of 2 couples stayed here two nights and really could have stayed much longer as this area has SO much to offer - from castles to an Abbey, to hiking, to a beautiful rugged coast with very exciting drives along the way, and the town of Clifden with its gorgeous harbour and extreme high/low tides. The Quay House's...

Thank jimmclendon
Grapevine, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2013

The water in the bay, that is... This is a very unique place. The original structure is the oldest in town! The owners have since added on. But, if you stay in the original portion you may get an unexpected surprise! Each room is unique, the water views really nice. Paddy and Julie are great, and very helpful both when...

Thank NewLife38
Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Of the six places we stayed at during a tour around southern Ireland this was by far the best. Quirky and interesting decor with a luxurious touch and an interior designer's flair, Paddy and Julie run a relaxed and delightful small hotel. The location, a few minutes walk from the centre of Clifton, was quiet and attractive. Our room was...

Thank RJWal
Tessenderlo, Belgium
Reviewed 3 October 2013 via mobile

This is far out the best b&b experience we had so far! Cosy rooms with nice views, perfect hosts providing us with al the information we needed for a perfect stay! Breakfast=top with a perfect service

1Thank Louis G
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We stayed as part of a holiday to the West of Ireland and it was the best accomodation we stayed in. We arrived early and were given a choice of three rooms, all equally interesting and comfortable.The one we chose had a four poster bed, sitting area, small kitchenette and large bathroom. The hosts Paddy and Julia were relaxed ,friendly...

Thank dustylin
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 October 2013

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights at the end of September for our wedding anniversary. At the time of booking Paddy told us he would keep a "romantic" room for the occasion and he was certainly good to his word. A four poster bed with floor to ceiling double doors that opened out to a...

Thank Daniel R

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

Additional Information about The Quay House

Address: Beach Road, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range: $211 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
The Quay House Hotel Clifden
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“Upstairs give a great view and psosibly a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 593jimt, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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