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Dolphin Beach House

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Merchantville, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Dolphin Beach House in Clifden , Ireland is by far the most beautiful place we have stayed. We have visited Ireland more than six times and always go back to Clifden and the Dolphin Beach House each time. Our room has a king size bed and a large bathroom with a great shower. The view is beautiful and Clodah, our...

1Thank Bristowshannon
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2013

I have just read the "Irish Idyll Review" and they are my sentiments exactly. We have just returned from a 3 month holiday to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales and during our travels stayed at Dolphin Beach - it is a rare find and Clodagh is an absolute gem -wonderful sense of humour and still very professional...the location/accomodation/hospitality is superb...

1Thank nomadbobs
Sandbach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2013

My daughter and I stayed here on a road trip around Ireland and this was one of the highlights of the trip. Getting here added quite a bit to our journey but it was more than worth it to stay in such a gorgeous place. The views from here are stunning, as is the place itself. Dolphin Beach House is...

1Thank snaphappylol
Bowral, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights after escaping Dublin in July 2013. Completely agree with previous reviews in saying this a great spot to explore the Connemarra region from. It was with a little trepidation on negotiating the single lane Lower Sky Road (with 2 way traffic!!) that we arrived to find a sensational view and a really nice comfortable...

2Thank GuitarmanBowral
Winthrop, Washington
Reviewed 24 July 2013

We found this lovely spot online while researching Ireland. Our family does not usually stay at B&B's but we were pleasantly surprised with The Dolphin Beach House. We arrived late one night after getting lost and they held dinner for us ( the other half of our group had already arrived) and stayed after to make sure everything was just...

1Thank RRKW
Ramsey, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Five years ago on our 40th wedding anniversary we stayed at the beautiful Dolphin Beach House B&B and loved it. It was our first time staying in Clifden, a town where my mother had lived for part of her childhood, and which we enjoyed. This time we didn't hesitate to return and were surprised and delighted to be given an...

2Thank mary b
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2013

This is one of those hotel 'finds' that are so exceptional you think hard before sharing. The charm of Dolphin Beach House unfolds slowly but surely. The location is superb, on the coast of the evocatively-named Lower Sky Road, ten minutes' drive from Clifden. The house itself consists of an old stone cottage cleverly extended to incorporate nine (I think)...

3Thank SusanSturrock
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights: The house is in a very cute location, with its own small pebbly beach. The house itself is spotlessly clean. The hosts, in particular Clodagh, are very friendly and welcoming, we felt like we were sincerely welcome and she was exceptionally kind and helpful. The breakfasts are absolutely super! I highly recommend this place.

2Thank thzurich
Reviewed 30 June 2013

This B & B was our first stop on our first visit to Ireland. Our hostess was welcoming and allowed us to check in early. The rooms were wonderful and the views, especially from the dining area, were even better. Location was easy to find, but one lane road made us wish it was closer to town.

2Thank Maggimcc3
Leicester, England
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We stayed here for one night on a recent trip around this part of Ireland and would definitely stay again. The setting is wonderful and the welcome was warm. Our room was very impressive with excellent attention to detail. We called in advance so were able to order an evening meal which was a good move as we couldn't really...

2Thank Happytraveller08

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Dolphin Beach House

Address: Lower Sky Road, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
Price Range: RM191 - RM246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Dolphin Beach House Hotel Clifden
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“Worth the extra money for a water view.”
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“A little bit outside of Clifden so plan ahead if you don't have a car”
247genevah, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a sea view”
  • Sky Road views
philtraveller, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a view of the water.”
iowatraveler560, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have stunning views, the rooms on the ground floor, however have access to the gardens”
majdw, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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