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Ross Lake House Hotel

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Not just nice rooms, but a lovely place with expansive relaxation areas and a quaint bar area with drinks served by the owner. The most gracious hosts you will ever find in all of Europe and we met a lot of gracious hosts. The one bad reviewer here was explained that their agent booked them on the wrong night thru...

Thank bwah6240
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Old fashioned CIVILIZATION. The owners are friendly and warm. I thoroughly enjoyed my Irish Coffee prepared by Joe, sitting around the fire in the drawing room and having a great chat into the night with people from all over the world!

Thank Deborah W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We stayed during the finals of hurling and gaelic football. That was fun. I thought Australians were mad crazy sports fanatics. Joe, the "butler", was brilliant and Henry and Elaine were fantastic hosts. We're sorry we only stayed 2 nights. A must is to take a walk through the gardens.

1Thank debking10
Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

After our first visit here we longed to return. Unfortunately it took almost two years to find the time to go back but we were not disappointed. It was as lovely as we remember. Our room was gorgeous and we just love the tranquillity and the friendly relaxed atmosphere of the place. We definitely won't be leaving it another two...

Thank Smurfette2013
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We were greeted warmly by Elaine when we returned to Ross Lake House Hotel. Our room was warm and comfortable, with fresh toiletries, towels and flannels provided daily. The furniture was in keeping with the house, and provided plenty of storage. We liked the fact that we ordered dinner in the bar, and weren't seated at our table until the...

Thank Penny P
Reviewed 10 September 2015

From the moment we arrived the owners where unwelcoming, for our sins we had a five hour drive to this so called Hotel,but we arrived 20 minutes early ,to be treated like refugees begging for a room.Not paying 160 Euros for the privildge,and beleive me I would be embarssed to ask for half that for wat we where given, add...

3Thank David G
County Antrim, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We booked 2 rooms and they were very basic with 2 hard uncomfortable beds and creaky floor boards. Room was very cold and bathroom could have been cleaner. There was no Hot Water at night to get washed. We had travelled 7 hours with a horse for a show next morning and we arrived at 11-50pm the male hotel receptionist...

2Thank sigmar12
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The place is 30 mins from Galway and well signed posted of the main road. For some mysterious reason no taxi driver seems to be able to find it. Once you leave the main road you follow a couple of narrow lanes which make the place secluded and set in a quite romantic and beautiful place. The rooms are decorated...

Thank Margarita G
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We booked the Ross Lake from Australia as we were having a lot of trouble getting accommodation in the area. What a fantastic surprise. Of all our accommodation in London and Ireland this was by far the best. We only stayed 1 night but wish it had been longer, would have loved to explore the gardens and surrounding area. Henry...

2Thank DeeDeeB37
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 August 2015

My husband and I are only just home from a lovely weekend in Ross Lake Hotel Galway. May I say thank you Elaine, Henry & Staff for a fantastic welcome and such truly wonderful food. WE WILL BE BACK!!!

Thank Caroleanne M

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ross Lake House Hotel in Galway is a splendid 19th Century Georgian House. Built in 1850, this charming Galway hotel is formerly an estate house of the landed gentry, who prized it for its serenity. Set amidst rambling woods and rolling lawns, it is truly a haven of peace and tranquillity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ross Lake House Hotel

Address: Rosscahill, Oughterard, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Oughterard
Price Range: $211 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ross Lake House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Recommend the Killiquile Suite.”
KarenH740, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The hotel feels as if it's in the middle of nowhere - I'm sure all the rooms are equally quiet!”
The_Morgan_Family, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice”
Erlin73, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are large and sunny........and so, so peaceful!”
_cuse2hula, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room in the original house.”
randyo711, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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