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County Laois, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had reserved a room for a wedding in September. 3 days before the wedding we received an email to say 'due to unforeseen circumstances they would have to cancel' I emailed back asking did they know any other available accommodation and my email was ignored. My husband rang and after several attempts to ignore the call they told him...

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Windham, Connecticut
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We tried several B&B's in Doolin & were turned away because we had vouchers or there were "no vacancy" signs on the doors. We were dreading spending the night in the car, so I guess I must have looked desperate. Anyway, we were charged 80 euros for a room which had no amenities. They said "free Wi-Fi", but the signal...

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Durham, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The Doolin House is a nice way to learn about the history of Irish music. Christie Barry, one of Ireland's premier flute players, opens up his home to share his love of Irish music. Although I would have preferred more music and less oral history, my husband, who loves music and history, found it fascinating. Christie's wife provides some lovely...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The accommodations are clean and simple. Nothing fancy here but the owner is incredibly helpful. He greeted us when we arrived and gave us advice for dinner later. The beds were comfortable and the surrounding hillsides and sea relaxing. The breakfast was excellent and freshly prepared.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night in early October. Our room was pretty basic but the bed was firm and comfortable. There was lots of space but the "wardrobe" area was a walk-in area with a few wire coat hangers on a pole. I've never known an electric shower where you switch it on in the bed room then rush into...

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Danville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was the only B&B we stayed in on our 15 day trip to Scotland and Ireland that we did not have to climb countless stairs to get to our room. This B&B has some rooms on the first floor with easy in your door access. We had very nice rooms with lots of hot water and large bathrooms and...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We booked this place 1 1/2 months in advance on booking.com; however, 3 days before our stay we got a message via email saying they had to cancel due to "unforeseen circumstances". So, we had to take time out of our vacation to scramble to book another place.

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Lake Oswego, OR
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We thought that the Tripadvisor reviews for Doolin House were very misleading. This BnB is okay, but not the least bit nice. Our room was very basic, clean, but with the atmosphere of a hostel. The floors were bare wood laminate. The walls were bare. There were two chairs: a small wooden rocker and a wooden desk chair. The television...

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed here on the Saturday night of the Doolin Craft Beer and Roots festival. The B&B is ideally situated in the heart of Doolin and was less than a minute walk for us to the festival. Upon arrival we were greeted by Michael who was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were a decent size, clean and the beds were...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

After two boat rides (in from the Arans and a cruise along Cliffs of Moher), this was our base before heading northward. Nice size room, good beds, nice bathroom, good value. Only downside was we couldn't get the wi-fi to work, but that's been a common problem throughout Scotland-Wales-Ireland. Don't know if it's us or the providers.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Address: Doolin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Price Range: £31 - £53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Good place for handicap people if needed.”
 of 5 bubbles pendonchar, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We really liked the rooms on the ground floor with separate access. Very peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles myweetoon, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“You have no choice. You are given what you are given!”
 of 5 bubbles tarzangav, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best value for money”
 of 5 bubbles oneillms, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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