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Tigh Lals Thatched Cottage
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44 reviews
Tigh Lals Thatched Cottage
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Cottage from the Outside
Living Area
Kitchen and Downstairs Bathroom
Views from the Roof!
Various Spiddal Pics
View with Garden
Beach (Trá na mBan)
Beach 2 From a Distance
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Showing driveway with Parking at Side and Rear
Old Fireplace
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Spiddal, County Galway, Western Ireland

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Ireland
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful cottage”
Reviewed 6 December 2012 for a stay in October 2012

We stayed in this cottage over the halloween midterm (3 adults and 3 children). House is in a great location with very safe parking. The front garden is gated and great for the kids to run around.On arrival greeted with beautiful homemade bread,buns and marmalade by the owners who were very welcoming. House is right in Spiddal, walking distance to shops,pier and pubs. Bus stop to Galway very close to house. Electricity is on a meter,but it really wasn't expensive to run. It's an old cottage restored to a high standard. Very clean and has everything one would want.

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Liked best: Cottage location and
Travelling group: Young Children
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katherine...
Severna Park, Maryland
1 review
“Quaint and Charming”
Reviewed 4 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012

We loved this traditional Irish cottage with a long family history. Four adults shared it for 4 days and all were very comfortable and thought its location was ideal - near food markets, church, library with internet, good Pubs with music, and a lovely promenade along the waterfront. Hosts Carmel, Martin, Cathal and Uncle Brendan are very gracious as well.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Carrie W
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
“A Lovely &[--] Cozy Cottage - A Picture Perfect Home Away From Home”
Reviewed 29 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

We really enjoyed our stay in this beautifully and lovingly renovated thatched cottage. We found it to be clean, charming and comfortable. That we were also greeted with homemade baked goods (that were absolutely delicious!) made us feel right at home. We traveled with our 1 year old and our stay went ever so smooth as we were provided a highchair/booster seat, a baby gate for the staircase, and a travel cot. Plus the front yard is gated, so he could safely explore the picturesque exterior. We also loved the location and being able to walk to the sea and shopping at the local farmer's market were some of the highlights. Highly recommend.

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Liked best: The authentic feel of staying in a thatched cottage that has been enhanced with modern comforts.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Shane M
Ireland
1 review
“Picturesque cottage in a fantastic location”
Reviewed 20 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

The main advantage of this cottage is that it combines a traditional feel with a location slap bang in the village close to all the modern amenities. 2 Nr. Spar shops within 100m, Italian pizzeria next door, other restaurants/pubs within 200m. Ceardlann craft centre is 200m away directly across the road from the main village beach. Because we had a baby, it suited us to travel by car, but in future we would hope to lock up the car on Day 1 & comfortably do everything on foot.

Galway city is an essential fall back for the inevitable rainy days when indoor activity is required & we were able to reach a kids adventure centre in Salthill within 25 minutes.

Found a great kids playground overlooking the sea back in Inverin (3km).

The cottage is compact inside as you would expect. The heating system is up to ski-chalet standards, we sweltered the first few nights until we got the hang of it (we could pretend to ourselves we were on a sun hol). We got lucky with the weather so all told, a great hol. Plus it's "the only thatched cottage in the village"..

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Liked best: Central location
Liked least: Main living area had less room for small kids than our own home
Travelling group: Young Children
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david b
county westmeath ireland
1 review
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“Beautful cottage close to beach and village great time had by all”
Reviewed 16 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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Very clean well kept cottage large enough to accomadate 6 people .The lady Carmel who welcomed us was very friendly and helpful in every way informing us of where to go and local amenities and attractions..We have two young boys 6 and 4 and they loved the cottage.Eveyrthing you need can be found in the cottage and very local 2 minute walk.Great holiday was had by all :)

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Liked best: cottage is very old style home feeling
Liked least: stairs little bit steep for small kids
Travelling group: Young Children
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Schnuffel...
Ravensburg, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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Juliejude
Rouen, France
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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