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Clare Island Lighthouse

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County Westmeath, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed in the lighthouse for two nights in May 2017 to celebrate a special birthday. we could not fault our experience, the food and hospitality was fantastic and special dietary needs were catered for. it is more a house party experience 9everyone at the same table for dinner) so maybe not for everyone but we met great people and...

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Lighthouse1954, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Many thanks for that heart warming review

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Myself and wife No.1 got the boat over to Clare island and within 5 mins, were completely away from the world and on the most fab lighthouse. Who knew you could transform a working 200 ear old+ building into a 5 star guest house. Our room even had its own sauna, views of sea, cliffs, birds, sheep from every window....

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Lighthouse1954, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you and you were 5 star guests !

Greencastle, Ireland
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited here last month . We were looked after like royalty , nothing was too much for our fantastic hosts . The scenery was breathtaking ,the food was 5* and the weather was perfect . Definitely recommend it as a place to get away from it all

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RoieWestport, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay Fiona

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights with our two dogs. Picked up from the ferry. Welcomed with freshly baked scones and tea (delicious). Tour of the lighthouse. Room was just beautifully done - definitely boutique hotel standard. The wind could be heard all around...you really feel as though you're on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean but toastie warm inside. Spectacular...

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Lighthouse1954, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

The ultimate compliment - thank you !

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I found clare island quite by chance online and I am so happy i did, it was the most amazing part of our honeymoon! If youre looking for a part of ireland where tourism hasnt touched it, theres more sheep then people, and you and just look out to the ocean and could lose yourself in the endless hills and...

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RoieWestport, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Delighted we made your honeymoon so memorable and happy your sneakers will live to see another days walking.

Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Sunrise from this suite is Spectacular and not to be missed! ClareIsland lighthouse boutique hotel is the gem of Clew Bay. History, gourmet-dining and discreet staff create the ideal breakaway for the discerning traveller. Don't forget to take your along your camera!

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RoieWestport, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you ! the sunrise/sunset from Achill View room is indeed a sight to behold.

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

It is an adventure getting here by ferry but we were picked up at the jetty and taken to this magnificent lighthouse on the other side of the island. Its amazing setting perched high on a cliff face was made even better by the dark clouds and the passing storms yet we were snug in our comfortable and spacious tower...

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Lighthouse1954, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Wow ! You really did enjoy ALL ! happy about this

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights and Trisha was the most fantastic hostess. We couldn't have felt more relaxed leaving the island and during our stay and couldn't recommend the place enough. We have travelled a lot but this was a unique setting as the pictures show.

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Lighthouse1954, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you ! And special thanks for the lovely pics.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This place is in an amazing location, on a beautiful island and we were fortunate to be there in relatively good weather. The lighthouse itself has been renovated to a very high standard and the accommodation lived up to its billing as simple but beautifully appointed and did not disappoint. The catering was again of a very high standard (though...

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Lighthouse1954, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review and very happy you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your feed back and will take it on board.

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Tricia & Richard, Still fresh in the memory, our Lighthouse experience last week was fantastic! From your recommendations on what-to-do and where-to-go through to the wonderful meals, we just loved Clare Island. Remember to look us up when you seek out some new swimming spots on the North Coast!

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RoieWestport, General Manager at Clare Island Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you thank you !

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clare Island stands guard at the entrance to Clew Bay, off Ireland’s western Atlantic coast. For almost two centuries, the island’s lighthouse has been a nautical landmark perched high on the craggy cliffs, watching over Achill, Westport and beyond. Once a safe haven for sailors, this heritage property now offers accommodation and sanctuary of a different kind. Room rate includes bed, breakfast and 6 course dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clare Island Lighthouse

Address: Westport, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Westport
Price Range: £109 - £196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“if you can get the Achill View room it is fantastic and has the most amazing view”
midlandslady2015, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the Sauna room. My wife was asleep on their lounger within 10 mins!!”
592niallk, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Didn't see it but think tower room would be the best but if you've got dogs there's only corner cottage which is lovely too”
JackieK960, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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RoKcyclist, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs large Achill View room has a wall of windows overlooking another lighthouse. A great spot.”
LJSaussie, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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