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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Clifden, County Galway, Western Ireland

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oldlib
Bethlehem, PA, USA
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“The "little bit of heaven" that I was hoping to find.”
Reviewed 4 July 2018 for a stay in June 2018

We landed in Dublin at 4 a.m., attended Mass in Galway Cathedral by 9 a.m., and gazed in sleepy-eyed awe as we traveled through Connemara on our way to Clifden. Was it the joy of finally having a place to lay our weary heads that made all six of us believe that we had landed in that proverbial "little bit of heaven"? We scurried through the many rooms of The Old School House, pointing out its attractions to each other, selected our rooms, and settled in for a wash-up and little nap. But when we awoke refresh, we found that our accommodations were even nicer than our original estimation. Clifden was going to be the site of my 75th birthday celebration, and I couldn't have chosen a better place. It was so delightful to wake up each morning, brew a quick cup of tea in the well-equipped kitchen, and then take it outside to sit and listen to the doves and wait for the rest of my family to greet the morning. The photos on the property's website provide an accurate picture of the amenities and charms of the School House. But only first-hand experience can convey the peace that warms the heart of anyone fortunate enough to stay in Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway--especially if that stay finds them in The Old School House.

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Management Response
5 Jul 2018
Hi Margaret,

Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay at The Old School House, it was a pleasure to have you stay for your 75th Birthday and we hope to see you again in the near future.

Kind Regards
Yvonne
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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Liked least: some of the dining chairs were a bit wonky
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Management Response
20 Jun 2017
Hi. Thank you for this lovely review. Your feedback is important to us. We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful stay at the Old School House. We shall pass your comments onto the landlord. We look forward to welcoming you back to Connemara in the future! Take care
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Reviewed 5 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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