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Inis Aoibhinn
Ranked #1 of 1 Dooagh B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
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“superb - just like a home from home but better!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2012

I came to ireland for the first time last month for a wedding on Achill Island and found this wonderful guesthouse to stay in run by Michael and Catherine, two of the most personable, decent and openhearted people that I have had the pleasure of meeting in Ireland.
Upon arriving Catherine offered to iron my shirt that I was wearing in an hours time for my wedding and made me a cup of tea and a sandwich. If I could have asked for three wishes they would have been these three and all were offered with genuine hospitality.

The room had a view of the ocean, was very reasonably priced, and the French toast in the morning with all the other breakfast cereals and Jams meant that breakfast was the other highlight, that is apart from the amazing showers.

Also Michael is a taxi driver and so if you need to go out for a few drinks, you certainly wont need to give him directions home

Thanks again for a amazing 3 nights - I really got the peace that I needed away from the city and got a unforgettable first taste of Ireland. That I will be back is not under question, only when!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled solo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2011

We stayed one night. Catherine is very friendly and made us feel at home. Location is just after Dooagh which is heading towards the very beautiful & remote Keem beach. Geilty's bar is walkable from the B&B with decent bar food to keep you going. The B&B is on it's own with amazing views of the sea and cliffs. It's new with a warm traditional feeling. Our very nice large, ensuite room with comfortable double bed (and single bed) has windows with views of this wild coast. Good options for breakfast; pancakes, french toast, cereals, fruit, yougurts, fry, coffee, tea, juice. €35 per person for B&B in June.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2010

We stopped here on recommendation from our other B&B in the area, as they were away. We will now always keep these on our list as equal choice with the other (not far away) to stop with. This house is purpose built, and is really very nice. If you want TV late at night or in the morning, there's a modern set up, with the ability to watch SKY in the rooms too. The breakfasts are always more ample in the B&B's we use in this area, and Inis Aoibhinn hasn't let that side of things down either. Though both working, Catherine and Michael always have time to see to you, and are quite happy to spend a moment chatting about things.
Our regular puib to visit, Geilty's, is a short walk away, and the slight uphill journey back home is good for walking off the lovely food there, as well as the odd Guinness.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Inis Aoibhinn
Address: Keelwest, Dooagh, Achill Island, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Achill Island > Dooagh
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Dooagh
Number of rooms: 25
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