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Alexandria, Virginia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Roncalli house is a fine Irish B and B. Located at an excellent and scenic walk onto the pedestrian path thru Galway. The walk along the sea wall ends as you cross a very fast runnig river bridge. The restaurants and pubs lay before you. And do indulge in these epic old and beautiful pubs. We got the full... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think when it comes to value for money this place was a winner. However, if I was spending more than what I paid I probably would not be so generous with my scoring. We paid €60 for a double room which included breakfast. We were a 10 minute walk from Galway city centre and a 5 minute walk from... More 

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Offaly, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

From the minute we arrived the hospitality by the owner Carmel was fantastic. Fabulous B&B, spotlessy clean, breakfast was gorgeous and location is ideal, we will definetly be returning to Roncalli House.

Thank Melissa M
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2 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The room was clean and the breakfast was delicious. The bathroom and shower were amazing. As an American it is often hard to adjust to European showers. This one had great wayer pressure and the water actually got hot (seriously, some don't). Bed and breakfasts can be hit or miss but this one is a yes. Its a convenient &... More 

Thank Dana P
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Of all the B&B's we stayed at in Ireland, this was by far the best. Are there "fancier" B&B's? Sure. But if you want the ultimate B&B experience, Roncalli House is it. Carmel is just the most lovely person you will meet in Ireland. The rooms were very nice, coffee and tea in your room for the morning, the bathroom... More 

Thank elo23
Honolulu, Hawaii
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77 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Lovely host. Good breakfast. Parking in front or on street, no problem. Wifi good. The house could use a little maintenance. But as a handyman, I see those kinds of details. Lots of B&B in the area. I would try another place again, but we would stay there again if needed.

Thank Wekims
Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Best hostess, best location and views, cleanest rooms, warmest greeting, great breakfast, and best all around B&B experience. I've been staying with Carmel on my trips into Galway for 14 years. I've stayed in other B&B's all over Ireland, but few, if any, come up the high standards at Roncalli House. This is, for me, the very best B&B in... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

A basic B&B with everything you would need. One of the better bathrooms we encountered in our B&B journey. Great breakfast cooked to order - with choices. Location was a 10 minute walk to the Latin Quarter, and the tour buses would pick you up right outside if you wanted to go to Connemara.

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Wadesville, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Loved the location close to bay and 10 to 15 minute walk to town. Beautiful house, great hostess. Recommend bus tour of Connemara that we loved. Room was clean and comfortable nice bathroom. Breakfast was very good. Happy I stayed here, would definitely stay again.

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The B&B is perfect, equipped of everything; the rooms are very comfortable, most of them with a fantastic view of the bay of Galway. It is located 10 minutes walking to the center of the town and it is valuable. It is the second time we have been and it will not the last for sure.

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

Additional Information about Roncalli House

Address: Roncalli House 24 Whitestrand Avenue | Lower Salthill, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: RM280 - RM488 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Mention any special need when making reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles JeanP344, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask to have a room adjacent to the patio / gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles NDPAS, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for Chelsey's room.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaHoundM, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I think the road noise is present in all rooms, sadly.”
 of 5 bubbles lilybeth29, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Avoid room 3”
 of 5 bubbles mick0214, 20 Oct 2011 | Read review
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