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“Great house with stunning views”
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Pontoon House
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56 reviews
Pontoon House
Pontoon House
Rear garden
Upstairs Master ensuite bedroom
Living Room
Dining/Living Room
Downstairs master ensuite bedroom
Downstairs master ensuite bedroom
Upstairs queen bedroom
Kitchen
Dining Room
Keel Beach, Achill
Lough Cullin View
Lads fishing down the village
Lads taking the high road
Winner all right at Healy's fishing competition
Boat out on Lough Cullin right of way beside Pontoon House
Horse treking at Turlough 10 mins away.
Fishing on Lough Cullin
Village Connemara Mare & foal
Village Donkey Mare & foal
Keel Beach, Achill, Co. Mayo
Connemara Ponies in local fields
View across Lough Conn
Healy\'s Hotel & Restaurant 3km from Pontoon House
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Pontoon, County Mayo, Western Ireland

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Kieran D
Derby, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great house with stunning views”
Reviewed 30 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Myself, my wife, our adult sons and two grandchildren stayed at Pontoon House in August 2016. The house, the location and facilities exceeded our expectations. Even though we were a large group the superb kitchen and huge dining area allowed us to dine together as a family which was a great experience. The bedrooms and en suite bathrooms were good and gave us privacy. The safe and secure garden suited the grandchildren and the stunnining views overlooking Nephin and surrounding countryside were a sight to behold. The house isn't far from Castlebar, we the most of our holiday and as always we visited Keem Bay, Achill Island the most beautiful place on earth. Finally, the pool table was a bonus. The only real critism was the wifi was very intermittent. Thanks Paddy we had a great holiday!!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Sep 2016
Great to see you and your family enjoyed your stay at Pontoon and likewise it's hard to find a spot more beautiful than Keem Bay, Achill Island - good for the soul. Look forward to hopefully having you all back in the future. Many Thanks, Paddy & Emer.
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Kelly T
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Irish Holiday Charm”
Reviewed 23 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

The house is beautiful, spacious, modern and just wonderful.
The area around is tranquil and quiet.
we loved staying at the house, and cooking in the big kitchen.
Lovely stay and would highly recommend the house to anyone.

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Liked best: te bedrooms and Unsuite bathrooms
Liked least: wifi was hard to get access
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
24 Aug 2016
Hi Kelly - thank you very much for your lovely review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and your nearly ready for Master Chef!! Hopefully we will get a chance to look after your again. Many Thanks, Paddy & Emer.
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MichaelH1...
Shipley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Spacious yet Cosy”
Reviewed 9 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Absolutely wonderful house, very spacious without feeling cavernous, a brilliant garden and very well equipped.

Paddy the owner was an absolute pleasure to deal with.

Can't recommend this house highly enough.

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Management Response
9 Aug 2016
Many thanks Michael for taking the time to post this lovely review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and we would love to see you stop again in the future. All the best, Paddy & Emer.
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edinwarsa...
Warsaw, Poland
1 review
“Fantastic house in a beautiful location-we'll be back.”
Reviewed 12 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

5 bedroom house with four bathrooms on the banks of Lough Cullin surrounded by rolling hills.What a beautiful location .
The house has everything needed to enjoy a relaxing family break in Mayo.
My small kids loved exploring the gardens and playing with the little dog that visited everyday to join in the fun!

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Liked best: House and location
Liked least: Nothing I didn't like
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
13 Jul 2016
Many Thanks Ed for your lovely review - it's very satisfying to see everyone enjoyed their stay in Pontoon House and hopefully we will get the chance to look after you all in the future. Kind regards, Paddy & Emer.
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jamesmcd2...
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
“Pontoon House ticks all the right boxes.”
Reviewed 23 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Pontoon House ticked all the right boxes. This holiday rental is beautiful, spacious, comfortable and modern. As well as the upstairs bedrooms there are 2 bedrooms downstairs which was great for my father as he is getting on in years and cannot manage stairs very well. The large front and back gardens are very well kept. The location is off the beaten track a little so excess to a car is a must. That said, the picture postcard views of mountains, rolling hills and the silvery waters of lough Cullin more than makes up for this. I would recommend Pontoon House as a great place to relax and get away from it all. Ideal if your looking for a great fishing location with the famous River Moy and loughs Conn and Cullin just down the road. (boat hire is highly recommended and is available locally) That said, Pontoon house is still close enough to the towns of Foxford, Castlebar, and Ballina if you feel like getting out and about. What more can I say, great house, great location, great craic. Tick..tick..tick!

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Liked best: House location
Liked least: Can't say there was anything I didn't like.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
24 Jun 2016
James - many thanks for taking the time to leave such a great review - we are thrilled that your Dad and his lads had a great break - I hope all the fishermen return next year. Enjoy your summer. Kind regards Paddy & Emer.
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Michael B
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
“Just perfect”
Reviewed 20 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Of all the holiday homes that we have rented throughout Europe this has ticked every
box. Modern, Spacious, Well equipped, Beautiful surroundings. We will be returning again and again

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Liked best: spacious for large family
Liked least: Narrow lane to house
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
7 Nov 2015
Thanks a million for Mike for your lovely review. Look forward to having you all back hopefully in 2016. Kind regards, Paddy & Emer.
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quigleys2...
Stockton Heath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A very special place that I hope to keep returning to year after year!”
Reviewed 8 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Thanks Paddy another fabulous week. Our 5th time at Pontoon House and this year I was nervous as we were bringing yet more friends for a first visit to Mayo plus our kids who have been visiting PH since they were infants and toddlers, now they are teenagers and you wonder...will it still work? It did and we had a great time. I have visited family in Mayo every summer of my childhood and what Pontoon House has afforded us is the opportunity to have a holiday in the most comfortable of houses so that you feel its a holiday but also the kids have experienced the magic of Mayo.
Ok so the weather can be a challenge, we were lucky! But, there is so much to do in Mayo with kids of all ages. Pontoon House is ideal place for two families who are happy to share but also there is a feeling of space.
Paddy, hopefully we will be back again soon to this very special corner of the world

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Liked best: home from home, you feel like you belong there after only five minutes.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
8 Sep 2015
Thanks a mill Bernie for your lovely review - great to see your Kids have been able to experience some of those great memories that you have cherished since your childhood. Great to see your friends also had an enjoyable time. Thanks again for your very valued business. Kind regards, Paddy & Emer.
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