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Tuar Beag
Ranked #6 of 14 Spiddal B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 5 May 2011

We stayed for five days and were delighted with An Tuar Beag: great location, cozy and comfortable rooms, hosts friendly and helpful without being overbearing. Heroic breakfasts!

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 27 April 2011

Spending my first night of every trip to Ireland at Tuar Beag has become a tradition for me. (This was my 6th trip and 6th stay.) My trips to Ireland just wouldn't feel right without a stay at Tuar Beag and a visit with Siobhan and Eamonn. The rooms are clean and cozy and the breakfast is wonderful! There is so much to see and explore in the area, Tuar Beag is a great place to stay multiple nights and use as a home base. You'll never meet two more hospitable people than Siobhan and Eamonn. I'm already counting down the days until my next stay at Tuar Beag.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with friends
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 26 April 2011

This was my 5th trip to Ireland and my 4th stay at Tuar Beag! Most of our trip was planned for the southwest of Ireland but we made a special trip to Spiddal just to stay at Tuar Beag. We just couldn't break our tradition. Siobhan and Eamonn are so kind and hospitable. The rooms are fresh and clean with great showers. The house has character and history. The area is beautiful and the breakfast is fabulous!

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with friends
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 23 April 2011

Tuar Beag has is all. It's the equivalent of a mini hotel. You have plenty of space yet you get the B&B experience with Siobhan and Eamonn Feeney taking great care to make your stay very enjoyable. The breakfast is second to none with something to please everyone. The location is perfect. You have the ocean, the countryside and Spiddal village on your doorstep. I highly reccoment this B&B. It's a great spot.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with family
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Marlin, Texas
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Reviewed 19 April 2011

I booked three nights into Tuar Beag from the comfort of my computer in Marlin, TX. I had never been to Ireland, much less the west coast or Gaelic side. Fortune was certainly on my side. In my all too brief stay I went from a stressed, tired American to a well rested and philosophical one. Ireland is most certainly a state of mind. There is much to do if one wants the experience. I had a seaview of Galway Bay from my window and took several walks down to the beach. There I began to unwind and simply "Be". The people I met were friendly and chatty. There are certainly other activities as well nearby...fishing, horseback riding, ferries to the Arran Islands, etc. I am content to have spent my days "pothering" about the area, meeting whomever.
The Feeneys are Innkeepers of the very best sort. The breakfast offered is far and away the most varied and best prepared in Ireland. I had the "full Irish" breakfast one day and enjoyed it enormously. But the next day I discovered the silky smokiness of Irish salmon in scrambled eggs and never looked back. My room was very large, comfortably appointed, and had a nicely appointed ensuite. I could have heat, or not, as I chose. There were large wardrobes for hanging clothes and a tea/coffee service that was replensihed daily. The front and back garden are beautiful and well kept. I arrived by bus from Dublin via Galway but there is adequate parking for those traveling by car. I cannot say enough about the lovely family opening this house to visitors. I only wish I could have stayed longer.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 25 October 2010

From the moment I called and spoke with Eamonn, I had a good feeling about this Bed and Breakfast. Eamonn was very friendly on the phone and when we meet his wife Siobhan, she was just as friendly. We were supposed to stay in the Hotel, An Cruiscin Lan, but due to the Manager not willing to give 8 of us the rate I'd been quoted, we cancelled the reservation. I'm not really a B and B person but I'm converted after the exceptionally great treatment we received from Siobhan. The rest of my family were already there when I arrived. Siobhan welcomed me and went through things with me. I chose my breakfast for the morning and what a choice. The room was a perfect temperature . Breakfast the next morning was really good, fresh orange juice and filtered coffee.. We had different things and no one had a complaint. We have all told our friends and we will all go back there again from once they open for the season in April.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled with family
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Malden, Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 September 2010

We were in Ireland to celebrate my birthday and made Tuar Beag our home base for day trips to the Aran Islands and Connemara. We spent three nights, walking into Spiddal each evening to the pub or an excellent seafood restaurant. Eamonn and Siobhan were lovely hosts. The room was clean and comfortable, and the breakfasts were fantastic -- be sure to try the House Special!

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Tuar Beag

Property: Tuar Beag
Address: Eamonn and Siobhan Feeney, Spiddal, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Spiddal
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Spiddal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Tuar Beag Spiddal, Ireland - County Galway

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