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“The 'warmest' B&B of all.”
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The Convent
Ranked #1 of 6 Leenane B&B and Inns
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“The 'warmest' B&B of all.”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

This is exactly why we prefer B&B's over hotels. The location - a former convent with the old chapel as breakfast location - is stunning, the rooms are excellent, the fireplace 'kings and queens worthy', but above all the personal touch of Sean and Mary will make your stay unforgettable. Never seen such hardworking, pleasant, caring and lovable hosts. We will go back in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Chandler, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

This former convent includes the sanctuary and has rooms overlooking the water. There was ample off road parking and was a few minutes from the town eateries. The host was very helpful in getting us settled, agreeing to a very acceptable price, and making sure we were comfortable in the common room. It is walking distance to a local attraction and a store. Our stay was very pleasant.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 February 2014

I stayed in The Convent B&B in Leenane last sept, 2013 for 3 nights, and I must say it was a fantastic experience, fabulous rooms, great location and views, with a generous breakfast each morning, the hospitality of the staff adds an overall charm to the splendid house. I also ate in the Blackberry Restaurant in the village which is owned by the same family, and the Dinner was superb also, and remarkable value for money for high quality fresh fish,
I look forward to returning again later this year, very memorable few days holidays, thanks all, Damien

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

You cannot get a better view of the fjord from your bedroom. Its breathtaking. Located 2 mins walk from the village. Rooms aren't huge but clean and adequate. They also have a restaurant in the village. Overall it was a such a welcoming visit. The service was brilliant and will definitely go back

  • Stayed September 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

Stayed here twice now. Once with a group of five and just last week-end eight of us based ourselves here during an expedition into the Turks. Rooms are comfortable and clean but if you are used to US hotel room proportions then you need to adjust your expectations. Showers do the job. Breakfast is plentiful and tasty. Wonderful host. Very good value considering the rate. Will be returning to Leenane in April, May and October and staying here.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 3 February 2013

We stayed 2 nights in august 2012 .This is very lovely B&B with good Irish atmosphere.Room was with wonderful view on the only Fiord in Ireland. Service and food was very good. We had delicious dinner in "blackberry cafe".I rekomend this B&B to everyone.

Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Bozeman, Montana
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Reviewed 11 September 2012

The Convent offers a nice view of Ireland's only fiord and is located within walking distance of the town of Leenane. Yes, it's a converted convent with stain glass windows still in place in the dining hall. The room was small but quite adequate for two people and passed my wife's 'clean' standards. For one night's stay it was fine. There is a nice sitting room and living room and the one staff member brought us tea. Breakfast was very poor as we observed the cereal and fresh fruit sitting out all afternoon and night before being available the next morning.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Convent
Address: Westport Road, Leenane, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Leenane
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Ranked #1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Leenane
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Number of rooms: 5
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