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Leenane Hotel
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Leenane
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“Great food great location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

Stayed here with my gf after an extended stay in the are. Have to say unreal views of the lake and mountains very friendly family run hotel. The food was excellent and there was a great choice of dishes. Also availed of the seaweed baths which at 20 euro each is fantastic value. Overall for 70 euro a night it's well worth a stay will certainly be back.

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

We recently spent 3 great nights at the Leenane Hotel. This included B+B and 3 five course gourmet dinners. We stayed in the new part of the hotel. The room was spacious and very comfortable and the bathroom had a bath and a separate shower unit which was great. It was lovely to wake up each morning to fantastic views of the Killary Fjord and the sweeping mountain ranges. The food was excellent from the breakfasts, the pub snacks and the 5 course dinners. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We will definitely be back!!!!

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Saintfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

We stayed here as the result of an offer in the Belfast Telegraph. The hotel is situated overlooking the Killary Fjord and the views are stunning - ask for a room with a view! The staff are very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and well presented. From here you can easily tour the Westport/ Clifden/ Galway area. It is also a good base for walkers. The hotel is not modern or super chic but has a wonderful charm with log fires and in the laid back Connemara atmosphere you cannot help but relax! Seaweed baths are available if desired!

Room Tip: Bigger rooms are in the newer block and overlooking the water. There is no lift however - 2 storeys.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Westport, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Had occasion to spend a few days in Leenane and was glad to have picked the Leenane Hotel.

Formerly an old coaching inn/ fishing lodge, it now caters for a wide variety of clients. During my stay there were quite a few lean, hardy types who were taking part in a local running/ swimming/ cycling marathon-type event. There was also a good mix of retirees and holiday makers from both Europe and the States.
My room, though compact, was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was a fairly standard buffet, though the smoked salmon with scrambled eggs was very welcome. The restaurant has a good reputation though I didn't eat there myself. There is a pleasant bar which serves a wide range of food, from snacks to full meals.
The rates at the hotel are extremely competitive and offer excellent value for money. The location is visually absolutely stunning and is ideal for those looking for somewhere as a base to 'do' Connemara, as well as being close to the pretty town of Westport and Croagh Patrick. The village of Leenane itself offers a couple of restaurants (The Blackberry is probably the best) and two traditional, welcoming pubs.
Hard to fault!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Wonderful hotel, comfortable king sized bed, large wet-room ( we were in room 2, ground floor) , patio door to outside, hospitable staff, fantastic food, beautiful dining rooms, a cosy bar and large lounge with open fire, great scenery and a great cruise on Killary Fjord. What more could you ask for? There was also live music on over the weekend though the sound proofing must be pretty good as we did'nt hear anything in our room! We used the hotel as a base to tour around and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Would recommend the hotel to anyone wanting a mix of peace and quiet with beautiful views .

Room Tip: All four ground floor rooms are suitable for the disabled, plenty of room for a wheelchair in both t...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Stumbled on this gem, after a long day's drive. It was excellent value for money, with comfortable rooms, very friendly and helpful staff, as well as a great location with lovely views. Highly recommended

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

This has to be tbe most atmospheric hotel on the planet.
It is in a stunning location besides Ireland's only fiord and is a classic coyntry hotel with excellent food and friendly staff.
Aileen who booked us in couldnt have been more helpful in letting us choose our rooms. The lovely guest lounge with fire came as a bonus with local Irish singers .

  • Stayed September 2013
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Property: Leenane Hotel
Address: Clifden Road, Leenane, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Leenane
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Leenane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Leenane Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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