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McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

In September, my mother, grandmother and I took a trip to Ireland for a week. Visiting Inishir island and staying at South Aran House was one of the most memorable parts of our trip. We came hungry for culture, authenticity, peace and tranquility and left more than satisfied. Enda and Maria are incredibly warm and welcoming hosts. We were greeted...

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband and I stayed with Enda and Maria for a night recently and had a wonderful time. The jovial and quick-witted couple picked us up from the ferry and were kind enough not to be too amused by my seasickness (sit in the MIDDLE of the boat). The accommodations are simple, clean, and so very cozy. Enda and Maria...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We only had one night on Inisheer and were so happy we stayed at South Aran House. It is an adults only inn located on the harbour. We arrived on a rainy morning and were greeted by Enda with hot coffe, amazing brown bread and jam. We stayed in the cottage just down the road from their restaurant. The room...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Maria and Enda were the consummate hosts and lovely people. We stayed in the South Aran Cottage, and every aspect of our stay was remarkable. This is a remote place, with limited amenities (water is off after midnight, one store for necessities). If you want to 'get away from it all', and enjoy the peace of Inisheer... stay, eat and...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed, just overnight, in the Cottage, about 1/2 mile from the rest of the inn. Comfy and roomy and fully equipped. Maria and Enda were wonderful as hostess and host. Had a delicious dinner and a delightful breakfast, all cooked by Enda. Wishing we had booked for longer.

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County Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights over the August Bank holiday weekend. Everything was just perfect. Very clean room, really comfy bed, lovely hot shower and delicious breakfast. We also ate in the restaurant which was lovely. Overall a great experience and will be back and no hesitation in recommending it to others!

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I loved Inisheer so much, and I'm SO thankful that I chose to stay at South Aran House, as it was just wonderful, and made my brief stay on this little island just that much better. From the first moment, Maria proved to be the most gracious and generous host - the main reason I hope to return again. Maria...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We were recommended South Aran House for dinner when we were in Inis Oirr in August 2016 and we are so glad we took the recommendation! We had an absolutely superb meal, lovely starters, beautiful fresh lemon sole for main course and a lemon desert to die for! The service was good and the price was reasonable.

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Ontario
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We have stayed with Enda and Maria on several occasions since 2009. They are wonderful hosts and their guests are immediately made to feel welcome. The rooms of South Aran House are bright, clean and very comfortable. Breakfast is served at The Fishermans Cottage, just a short step down the road, where they also serve evening meals by reservation. Enda...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed here for three nights in July. Enda and Maria were fantastic and helpful hosts always willing to talk about the island and give tips and recommendations to make our stay really comfortable. The accommodation was great and we dined in their restaurant each night as the food and value were excellent. Walking and swimming on the island is...

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about South Aran House

Address: Province of Connacht, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Aran Islands > Inisheer
Number of rooms: 4
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“Quiet, peaceful, clean, and very cozy”
 of 5 bubbles justphilosophy, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The cottage is wonderful for privacy and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles danhU81BH, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cottage was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles tomanddale, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front have a partial sea view.”
  • Clean, comfortable room.
  • Best shower of all time.
 of 5 bubbles YVR19, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles OntarioAmelia, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
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