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“Great B&B in lovely village”
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The Arch B&B
Ranked #25 of 45 Clifden B&B and Inns
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37 hotel reviews
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“Great B&B in lovely village”
Reviewed 28 April 2011

The B&B is located on the high street of this great little village. There are many pubs and restaurants in the high street to eat in. Whilst the B&B is on the high street, the rooms are away from the street and it is very quiet overnight. The rooms are comfortable and clean and the full Irish breakfast in the morning is super! A great base to explore the area from.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 April 2011

stayed here twice now, and better this time than last.
lovely clean en suite rooms. hairdryer, tv, tea coffee making facilities,
nothing to much trouble, very nice hard working people,
good full irish breakfast. well worth a stay.
this small hotel is a gem down a small alleyway, hidden from the road, it's is a wonderful place to stay.

clifden it self is a lovely small village, but very pricey, the pubs and restaurants charge very high prices, you are 50 miles away from galway city so they have you captive. i think unless they drop prices people will stop going there and they will go broke.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2009

Location great, right in the middle of town. Overall just a bit shabby, holes in carpet on stairs, dirty mugs in bedroom, dusty surfaces. On the plus side, the bed was clean and relatively comfortable, bathroom was clean, shower was ok, nothing to write home about. Breakfast finished at 9.30am, which I consider very early for a B&B. Paid 61.20 Euro for a double room per night as a "special rate" on Expedia but I think you can and should get a room for cheaper here.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 August 2009

We were very disappointed on arrival to the extent that we considered not staying but were afraid we would still be charged. This is a very basic guesthouse at a high price. 50 euro per double room would have been more appropriate. The shower pressure was pathetic. Be careful at chech out, they converted my bill to my own currency without asking which added another 3.5% to an already too high bill.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 April 2009

Considering this hotel had only opened 10 days prior to our visit, which itself was on the busy weekend of Connemarathon, we couldn't believe how smoothly everything went. Dev, the manager, gave a friendly welcome, the room and bath were fine, the place is right on the main street, the breakfast was excellent and the price was right at E70 per night. Highly recommend it!

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Arch B&B
Address: Market Street, Clifden, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Clifden
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Ranked #25 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Clifden
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Arch B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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