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Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Spa

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Inishbofin is a tiny island of the coast of Connemara and I was surprised (and delighted) to find such a high quality hotel there. We traveled as a 2 family group and spent 2 nights at the hotel. We ate both nights in the hotel restaurant, initially for convenience with a 3 and 7 year old, but were very pleased...

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 2 August 2014

As a lover of holidaying on islands it was a genuine nice surprise to discover the experience of the formerly Days hotel,, now newly renovated Inisbofin house hotel and marine spa. While it wasn't your five star experience of urban luxury it was the five star experience of Irish island luxury. The chef was the highlight, local lobster, in the...

1Thank Julia775
County Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Staying on an Island hotel is always a super adventure and none more so than magical Inishbofin. We loved the short ferry trip over which cost 20 euros return per person but unfortunately did not see the delightful dolphins which I heard often accompany the boat. The island is full of charm and I loved the way we were picked...

3Thank BonneVoyager
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Stayed here for one night while on a visit to the island. The hotel and bedroom was perfect and clean. The views out onto the bay was wonderful. The hotel is located a short walk from the pier and we hired bicycles for the duration of our stay which let us get around and see most of the island within...

1Thank Ali097
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Just returned from a four day stay at Inishbofin House Hotel. The hotel is set in a picturesque setting overlooking the harbour. The rooms are of very generous proportions and we also had a large terrace overlooking the sea. The staff were extremely friendly if a little under trained and inexperienced. The food was ok but there is room for...

1Thank Joyceyjon
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Popped in here for a few coffees during our recent visit and paid a whopping €3.50 EACH for two cappucino's and an americano- €10.50 for just this order. That was the only money they got off us, the sunday lunch was €14.50. A total rip off.

1Thank Eirlady
Reviewed 17 July 2014

My wife and I are just back from a few days holiday on the island of Inishboffin. From the time we alighted the ferry to the time we departed two days later, we enjoyed a truly unique experience. We lodged at the popular and very comfortable Inishboffin Hotel & Spa. From the warm welcome we received on arrival in the...

1Thank wysebarry
InishbofinHouseHotel, General Manager at Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for taking the time to place a review on TripAdvisor. Were delighted you enjoyed an evening with Buck Taylor and the delights of Inishbofin island. We received fantastic feedback about Buck and look forward to welcoming him back again before the end of the season. Indeed we do hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you...

Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

Just back from this wonderful hotel ! My nephew Mike and Pearl had their wedding reception there and from start to finish everyone couldn't have been nicer ! They picked us up from the ferry and from then on nothing was a problem ! Niall and Constantine were wonderful looking after all requests with a smile . The wedding was...

1Thank una h
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 July 2014

From the moment we stepped from the ferry and a bus was there to take our luggage to the nearby hotel and again on leaving this was superb. the manager Niall was everywhere to ensure everything ran smoothly for our stay. The weather was excellent and walks around the Island built up a good thirst! No mobile phones work in...

1Thank Rocman2
Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This Hotel really is a hidden gem. The location is spectacular and the staff were super friendly. Food was 5 out of 5 across the board. Me and my Husband really couldn't fault anything about our stay and we will definitely be back. Serious value for money.

Thank Jenny J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inishbofin, the enchanted Island, is set in the wild splendour of Connemara, amid the magical beauty of sea, lake and mountains, located off the beautiful Galway and Mayo coastline in the west of Ireland. An oasis of modern luxury, with a warm island welcome, Inishbofin House Hotel is far removed from the daily distractions of the mainland. The hotel is guaranteed to provide a warm island welcome. Inishbofin House Hotel provides the perfect island getaway for families looking to rediscover nature or couples looking for a romantic break away from it all. With beautiful beaches, walks and cycling paths, an array of birds and other wildlife, the Island and Inishbofin House Hotel has something for everyone. All 34 en-suite rooms are fitted with contemporary furnishings designed in keeping with the beautiful island setting. Sea view rooms offer stunning views of rugged mountains and blue Atlantic waters. All rooms have luxurious beds complete with goose down duvets and pillows. Relax the afternoons away in our stylish Pier bar surrounded by spectacular harbour views. Enjoy casual informal dining with a selection of dishes from our bar food menu to suit everyone. Enjoy live traditional music with local musicians. Our restaurant menu is inspired by the sea and carries a range of dishes to reflect the days catch and the changing seasons. Our wine list caters for every palate with a thoughtful selection of new and old world wines to suit everyone. The Hotel Spa is the ideal place to relax after a day out exploring the island. The Marine Spa has six treatment rooms and a relaxation room. Many treatments are on offer ranging from massages to seaweed baths. VOYA products are used, which is an organic beauty range designed to delight and purify the body. The VOYA seaweed bath is a popular choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Spa

Address: Inishbofin | Connemara, Inishbofin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Inishbofin
Price Range: RM465 - RM800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Inishbofin House Hotel And Marine Spa
Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Inishbofin
Inishbofin Hotel Marine
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“Choose a seaview room if available”
kate1234361, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms at the front are highly desirable. Rooms to the rear of the hotel have an unpleasant view”
anneoo2013, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose front sea view rooms.”
DolB, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a front room as no views to rear”
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ShaneO325, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Definitely opt for a sea view”
HiltoniaF, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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