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“Enjoyable Sunday lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Boat Inn

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The Boat Inn
Ranked #5 of 24 Oughterard B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Galway, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Enjoyable Sunday lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

Was pleasantly surprised at the excellent level of service in the bar during a busy Sunday lunch. Menus delivered, orders taken, drinks delivered and then food all happened quickly without being rushed. Menu is quite wide ranging and relatively reasonably priced. Food was tasty. Will return.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

Was here with two kids under 2 and wife and father in law. I must say it is a great place. The food was top class. We had burgers and the curry. The food arrived well presented and delicious. The staff were very friendly. They accommodate children also with books and colouring pencils available.

Our waiter deserved a lot of praise. Not sure of his name but he was the lad with red hair. very friendly.

Will definitely be back. Well done to all at the boat inn.

Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Denia spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

Called in for an evening meal, pleasantly surprised, the staff could not do enough for us, very busy pub. We were soon sorted with a table and the menus promptly given to us. The service was very quick,once the order was taken. The food was excellent and plenty of it and well presented. Can not praise the staff enough very attentive and pleasant through out our stay. This place deserves to do well.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

We often visit Oughterard but this was our first time staying in the Boat Inn. Not a four star hotel but much better than just B&B. It will not be our last visit. The staff are an absolute pleasure to deal with. Each and every one of them were fantastic. Happy, smiling helpful people. Can't praise them enough. Good food too. And being smack bang in the centre of the town means everything is in easy reach. Keep up the good work guys. You're doing great.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

We have stayed and dined in the boat inn many times now on visiting oughterard, always satisfied with the service and food is delicious, staff very friendly and welcoming, will be back without a doubt.
Debbie & Sean noon. Rossendale

  • Stayed April 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

Seven of us dropped in here on the way to the airport to have a coffee. Fabulous welcome , great coffee and those wrapped biscuits you only get with coffee but can never find a packet to buy !! Coffee was topped up automatically and Karen
was really lovely. Thankyou.

Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

We had a great Easter weekend fishing on the lough corrib. Fishing was good but to round it all off was our stay in the Boat inn. The rooms were great, the service was excellent and the staff of the boat inn were friendly and courteous. I would highly recommend the Boat inn to my friends. Finbarr and Eddie from Cork

  • Stayed April 2014
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Additional Information about The Boat Inn

Property: The Boat Inn
Address: Main Street | The Square, Oughterard, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Oughterard
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Oughterard
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Boat Inn is situated in the heart of the village of Oughterard on the N59 nestled near the shores of Lough Corrib and on the doorstep to Connemara. It consists of a bar & restaurant serving fresh food daily to locals and visitors from 8am until 9pm. It boasts a large outdoor seating area to the front and a private walled garden restaurant to the rear. Accommodation consists of 10 newly refurbished en suite rooms. Our staff are friendly and efficient and will help make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 
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