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Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

Mellieha, Malta
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Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

We will be traveling from Dublin to the Connemara / Galway area for a 3 night stay. Any suggestions on which area to use as base to be able to visit Connemara (National Park etc.)?

Ideally it should not be too far from Galway city since we would be coming from quite a long drive from Dublin and afterwards we need to reach our next base; Adare.

Apart from the National Park, what else is worth visiting (considering the limited time available)?

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1. Re: Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

In the Connemara area, we also enjoyed Kylemore Abbey and the boat ride on the Killary Fjord.

We stayed in the Seaview Apartments in Salthill, just outside Galway. They truly were seaview, we liked the space, there were plenty of restaurants very close by, the bus to city centre Galway (about a 10 minute ride) stopped right outside the building.

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2. Re: Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

In Leenane,

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followed by PART 2 and PART 3

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3. Re: Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

I've stayed in Salthill at the Galway Bay Hotel several times and have never had a bad experience. Parking is easy, the restaurants in the hotel are good, and it's in easy walking distance of several other establishments if they don't meet your tastes.

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4. Re: Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

We have stayed at Marless House B&B

tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g186609-d628798…

Just feet from Galway Bay and Mary & Tom are wonderful People.

Mellieha, Malta
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5. Re: Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

thanks for the replies so far ..

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6. Re: Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

If you don't want to be in Galway itself then Spiddal (Tua Beag http://www.bandbgalway.com/) or maybe Oranmore.. Clifden is an ideal base for the Connemara but adds an hour + to the run down to Adare which is likely to be a full day anyway if taking in just a little of what Clare has to offer.

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7. Re: Where to stay? Galway / Connemara

thanks Tony, Clifden seems a bit too far away, but the other options are probably worth to consider.. we were thinking maybe Salthill ?

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