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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a week in a three bedroom cottage in the beautiful mountains with quiet neighbors (cows and sheep). We were a group of four senior adults and had the comforts of home with a fully equipped kitchen. Mary ( our proprietor) made our stay comfortable and clean. The only negative was the second bathroom only had a tub...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I had a lovely relaxing stay at Connemara Ciountry Cottages. Mary and Kevin were attentive hosts and saw to my every need. I loved the peat delivered in large bags and made several fires. It is well placed for visiting Oughterard town which is full of small shops, cafes and restaurants. Although I did not get to visit Galway, it...

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1Thank Breizhbabe
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I have been renting properties here for nearly twenty years now but have never written a review before until now. Really all I want to say is that the whole resort has come alive now that Mary and Kevin have taken over responsibility for it after many years of it just ticking along. The amount of work they both put...

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2Thank ian10662016
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful visit. Mary and Kevin are very accommodating and extremely helpful. We managed to pack in quite a few day trips to nearby sites despite the record rain. Taking the ferry to Inis mor was voted our favorite. Followed closely by the Cliffs. Everyone in the village was very nice and helpful. Use Londis for your supplies...

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2Thank GerriBoyce
Kenbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 22 November 2015

We stayed a week and had an absolutely wonderful time Kevin and Mary are great hosts and made us feel at home. The local people in Oughterard near by made us feel as if we had been there all our lives. The only setback was that we had to walk to the top of the hill to get internet. But...

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3Thank Gary C
Wittenberg, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Stayed at the Bofin cottage for 7 days/nights. Mary & Kevin were extremely helpful and went out of their way to assist us. The lodging was rustic but very comfortable. Fireplace was a plus! Location is definitely a plus for the daily side-trips we took throughout the Connemara. Only "downer" (but not significant) is Wi-Fi is only available at the...

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4Thank James M
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I took this trip with 3 other ladies. Imagine my surprise/ delight to find that every bedroom has it's own sink, so every one can get ready at once; no one has to stand in line and wait.The Cottages are wonderful; peaceful, beautiful and serene. They are nestled in the mountains. Down the road from the Quiet Man Bridge. You...

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4Thank Nancy W
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in a 2-bedroom cottage near the end of our journey. It was fabulous and very relaxing. Mary is great! She gave us a tip on Connemara Cooks, who came to the cottage and prepared a dinner and a breakfast for the three of us. A splurge that didn't break the bank! Highly recommend to anybody looking for...

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ConnemaraCottages, Manager at Connemara Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Vicki, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed the service Connemara Cooks offers to guests staying at the cottages.

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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Just back from the most relaxing and refreshing week in Glorious Connemara. Cottages are perfect location to tour around the area, and very clean and comfortable. We loved being 1.7km up the mountain with the spectacular views yet less than 10 mins drive into Oughterard which has fantastic selection of pubs, restaurants and shops. Already looking forward to our next...

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3Thank T_and_L_99
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We recently spent a week in one of the Connemara Country Cottages and had a fantastic experience as usual - we go every year and always enjoy the experience. If you are looking for a break from the stresses of modern life in a peaceful setting then this is the place for you. Mary & Kevin are excellent hosts and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional thatched cottages in the heart of the countryside. The cottages are situated in a very quiet and peaceful area but make an ideal base for guests wishing to travel the West of Ireland. We have two and three bedroom cottages that sleep between 6 and 8. Close to the village of Oughterard where you will find bars, restaurants, shops etc. If you are interested in a days fishing on Lough Corrib we can provide you with a Gillie for a day. Also available Connemara Cooks will cook your meal for you in the comfort of the cottage. Galway Relaxation will pamper you in the cottage for your convenience. If you want a traditional Irish experience then do come stay with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Connemara Country Cottages

Address: Leam East | Oughterard, Recess, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Recess
Number of rooms: 6
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ConnemaraCottages Galway, Ireland Property representative
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Hi some cottages have washer and dryer in the cottage. For the others there is a communal wash room beside the reception.

4 months ago
ConnemaraCottages Galway, Ireland Property representative
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Hi, the email address that RCI provided was the one that I sent the welcome letter to. There is free wifi in our reception area. The cottage that RCI booked does have wifi but there is a charge for it. If you would like to send me a different email address than the one provided by RCI then I can send you on further details. Looking forward to meeting you all. Regards, Mary

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ConnemaraCottages Galway, Ireland Property representative
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Hi, check in is between 4 and 6pm, so I will be at the cottages during this time. However, if you are arriving before or after check in, you can just phone me on 0035391552514 and I will meet you at the cottage. When are you arriving? Best regards Mary

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Ellen M St Augustine Reviewed this property
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Just a thought to add to my answer - I believe the couch in the living room was a hide-a-bed, which might be a solution.

over a year ago

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“Semi detached cottage (one on the right as you look at it). Small sauna next to downstairs shower.”
Breizhbabe, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is WiFi in a little reception building which proved MORE than adequate!”
  • Grandma & Grandpa enjoying the evening and view
549ScottD, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The cottages are in the country - about 6 miles outside of Oughterard. If you like places with beautiful scenery this is the place.”
Martytravels16, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ask about the saunas!”
Birchdale2014, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All cottages have a great view, either lake or pasture.”
Nelledae, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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